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Pagenaud Not Slowing Down
Tuesday, 21 May, 2019 – 14:34 | No Comment
Pagenaud Not Slowing Down

Simon Pagenaud led the pack during the final practice at Indy on Monday. (Photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

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Pole-sitter Simon Pagenaud started Monday celebrating his qualification effort for the 103rd Indianapolis 500 by participating in the traditional front-row photo shoot. He ended the day at the top of the speed chart.

Pagenaud emerged as the fastest driver during […]

No Shortage Of Emotions After Indy Qualifying
Monday, 20 May, 2019 – 8:24 | No Comment
No Shortage Of Emotions After Indy Qualifying

Simon Pagenaud of Team Penske was one happy pole-winner at Indy on Sunday.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Simon Pagenaud of Team Penske drove flat-out Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and qualified on-pole for the 103rd edition of the Indianapolis 500.

Fernando Alonso of McLaren Racing said he did likewise around the famed 2.5-mile oval. But Alonso […]

Alonso, Hinchcliffe On The Spot At Indianapolis
Sunday, 19 May, 2019 – 9:04 | No Comment
Alonso, Hinchcliffe On The Spot At Indianapolis

Fernando Alonso spent a lot of time sitting in lines at Indy on Saturday. (Photos by INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Six drivers will vie for the final three starting spots in the 103rd edition of the Indianapolis 500 Sunday during a Last Row Shootout featuring the shocking, high-profile presences of Fernando Alonso and James […]

Andretti Cars Fastest On ‘Fast Friday’
Saturday, 18 May, 2019 – 8:23 | No Comment
Andretti Cars Fastest On ‘Fast Friday’

Andretti Autosport’s Conor Daly laid down the fastest lap in practice at Indy on Friday. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Led by “one-off” driver Conor Daly, Andretti Autosport emerged atop the speed chart during “Fast Friday” practice for the 103rd edition of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Daly led a pack […]

Carpenter Building Big Speed At Practice In Indy
Friday, 17 May, 2019 – 8:32 | No Comment
Carpenter Building Big Speed At Practice In Indy

Ed Carpenter Racing’s Ed Jones logged the fastest time during practice at Indy on Thursday. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Home-grown Ed Carpenter Racing replaced Team Penske’s juggernaut atop the speed chart at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Thursday, the third of four days of practice leading into this weekend’s qualifications for the 103rd […]

Rookie Rosenqvist Meets His First Wall At Indy
Thursday, 16 May, 2019 – 8:37 | No Comment
Rookie Rosenqvist Meets His First Wall At Indy

Felix Rosenqvist ran into trouble during practice at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Wednesday. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Rookie Felix Rosenqvist joined Fernando Alonso in the wall and on the DNF list after Wednesday’s second of four days of practice for the 103rd edition of the Indianapolis 500.

With just less than an […]

Alonso’s Indy 500 2019 Bid Runs Into A Wall
Wednesday, 15 May, 2019 – 16:11 | No Comment
Alonso’s Indy 500 2019 Bid Runs Into A Wall

Fernando Alonso found the wall at Indy during Wednesday’s practice for this year’s 500. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Open-wheel history has proven there are two types of drivers at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway _ those that have hit the wall and those that will hit the wall.

Fernando Alonso finally joined the […]

May Has Gotten Off To A Penske Kind Of Start
Tuesday, 14 May, 2019 – 8:01 | No Comment
May Has Gotten Off To A Penske Kind Of Start

Simon Pagenaud hopes to follow his champagne shower with a milk bath at Indy this month. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

A week of practice for the 103rd Indianapolis 500 is scheduled to begin Tuesday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where one driver is poised to sweep the Month of May.

Naturally, he’s employed […]

May Begins With Safety, Qualifying In Spotlight
Thursday, 2 May, 2019 – 8:38 | Comments Off on May Begins With Safety, Qualifying In Spotlight
May Begins With Safety, Qualifying In Spotlight

Alexander Rossi took to the infield road course at Indy in a car fitted with INDYCAR’s new Advanced Frontal Protection safety device. The AFP is the small fin located just forward of the cockpit. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

INDYCAR’s latest safety-related innovation will be front-and-center during the Month of May at […]

Ericsson Has Had His Eyes On Indy A Long Time
Tuesday, 23 Apr, 2019 – 14:55 | Comments Off on Ericsson Has Had His Eyes On Indy A Long Time
Ericsson Has Had His Eyes On Indy A Long Time

Marcus Ericsson hopes to join Kenny Brack as Swedish winners of the Indianapolis 500. (RacinToday photo by Martha Fairris)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas _ Culture shock figures to reach its zenith for Marcus Ericsson on May 26, when the former Formula One regular from Sweden will take the command to start his […]