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Chevy Crashes Produce Rule Changes In Indy
Sunday, 17 May, 2015 – 12:18 | No Comment
Chevy Crashes Produce Rule Changes In Indy

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
A series of practice crashes which resulted in cars going airborne and flipping have spurred a series of changes for qualifying for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500.
The crashes all involved Chevrolets using speedway aero kits.
On Sunday morning, in practice leading up to rain-delayed pole qualifying, Ed Carpenter’s Chevy […]

First Day Of Qualifying For Indy 500 Is Washout
Saturday, 16 May, 2015 – 15:14 | No Comment
First Day Of Qualifying For Indy 500 Is Washout

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Persistent afternoon rain canceled the remainder of Saturday’s scheduled track activity on the first day of qualifications for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500, fast-forwarding the process to Sunday.
A revised schedule for Old National Armed Forces Pole Day calls for the 34 entries to make one four-lap/10-mile qualifying attempt each on the 2.5-mile oval […]

‘Magic” Speed Takes A Beating At Indianapolis
Saturday, 16 May, 2015 – 8:14 | No Comment
‘Magic” Speed Takes A Beating At Indianapolis

Led by Frenchman Simon Pagenaud, six drivers cranked-out laps in excess of the magic 230 mph barrier during “Fast Friday” at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as a prelude to qualifying for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Pagenaud’s lap of 230.698 mph – fastest of the Month of May – was posted during the final half-hour […]

Thrills And Spills Continue In Indy 500 Practices
Friday, 15 May, 2015 – 7:13 | No Comment
Thrills And Spills Continue In Indy 500 Practices

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Simon Pagenaud returned Team Penske to the headlines Thursday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, as the Frenchman paced the fifth practice leading into the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Pagenaud’s lap of 228.793 mph was the fastest of 1,995 logged around the 2.5-mile IMS oval, where a driver crashed-and-flipped for the […]

Castroneves’ Indy Prep Takes Huge Twist
Thursday, 14 May, 2015 – 7:25 | No Comment
Castroneves’ Indy Prep Takes Huge Twist

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Less than 24 hours after sitting atop the speed chart, Helio Castroneves experienced the proverbial Day from Hell at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as practice continued for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Castroneves, a three-time Indy 500 champion, rode out a spectacular crash in Turn 1 of the 2.5-mile oval […]

Penske, Castroneves Blast Way To Top At Indy
Wednesday, 13 May, 2015 – 10:26 | No Comment
Penske, Castroneves Blast Way To Top At Indy

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
After basically taking Monday off, Team Penske came out to play at Indianapolis Motor Speedway during practice for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Three-time Indianapolis 500 champion Helio Castroneves posted the fastest overall lap of the Month of May, as well as the best lap without a tow, during […]

Ganassi Cars Looking Good At Indy
Tuesday, 12 May, 2015 – 17:16 | No Comment
Ganassi Cars Looking Good At Indy

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By John Sturbin/Senior Writer
Sage Karam led a 1-2-3 sweep atop the speed chart for Chip Ganassi Racing Monday during the second day of official practice for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Thirty cars logged nearly 1,100 laps during a scheduled five-hour session shortened by an early afternoon shower. Karam posted the fastest lap around […]

Hunter-Reay Top List Of Entrants For Indy 500
Monday, 11 May, 2015 – 10:41 | No Comment
Hunter-Reay Top List Of Entrants For Indy 500

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Reigning Indianapolis 500 champion Ryan Hunter-Reay is among six former winners named to entries filed for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 24.
Thirty-three drivers are listed for the 34 entries released Sunday for “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” with Verizon IndyCar Series practice scheduled to open Monday […]

Power Thinking Sweep After Winning On Indy Road Course
Sunday, 10 May, 2015 – 16:33 | No Comment
Power Thinking Sweep After Winning On Indy Road Course

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Without apology, Will Power plans to spend the remainder of his Month of May lowering the broom on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Power’s dominating victory from pole position in the second annual Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis has placed him halfway toward an historic sweep of the fledgling road-course event […]

Power P1 In Qualifying At Indy Road Course
Saturday, 9 May, 2015 – 7:51 | No Comment
Power P1 In Qualifying At Indy Road Course

Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Will Power extended Team Penske’s and Chevrolet’s recent domination during qualifying with a record-setting pole run Friday afternoon for the second annual Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis.
Power toured the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s 2.439-mile/14-turn road-course in 1 minute, 9.4886- seconds/126.357 mph in Firestone Fast Six qualifying to earn his second […]