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Pole/Bump Weekend Was Mostly Good
Tuesday, 22 May, 2018 – 13:57 | Comments Off on Pole/Bump Weekend Was Mostly Good
Pole/Bump Weekend Was Mostly Good

It seems to get more and more difficult to issue attaboys to American racing series these days: It’s tough to pat somebody on the back when you are using your hands to scratch your head.
But …

Field Hits Track En Masse For 500 Practice
Tuesday, 22 May, 2018 – 7:17 | Comments Off on Field Hits Track En Masse For 500 Practice
Field Hits Track En Masse For 500 Practice

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Dreyer & Reinbold Racing’s Sage Karam set the pace Monday as all 33 drivers qualified for the 102nd edition of the Indianapolis 500 turned laps in race-like conditions around the …

Hometown Hero Carpenter Wins Pole For 2018 500
Sunday, 20 May, 2018 – 16:51 | Comments Off on Hometown Hero Carpenter Wins Pole For 2018 500
Hometown Hero Carpenter Wins Pole For 2018 500

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
As a track-rat child, Indianapolis-born Ed Carpenter had explored just about every square inch of Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The one place he has not been is in Victory Circle on …

Hinchcliffe Takes His Lumps After Indianapolis Qualifying Failure
Sunday, 20 May, 2018 – 12:27 | Comments Off on Hinchcliffe Takes His Lumps After Indianapolis Qualifying Failure
Hinchcliffe Takes His Lumps After Indianapolis Qualifying Failure

The racing fates of James Hinchcliffe and Pippa Mann became intertwined as the minutes counted down during Saturday’s first day of qualifying for the 102nd Indianapolis 500, when a former pole-winner and Indy-only specialist failed …

Castroneves, Danica Earn Shot At 500 Pole
Saturday, 19 May, 2018 – 16:56 | Comments Off on Castroneves, Danica Earn Shot At 500 Pole
Castroneves, Danica Earn Shot At 500 Pole

Two of the big stories at the 2018 Indianapolis 500 got a bit bigger on Saturday as  Helio Castroneves and Danica Patrick both drove into Sunday’s Fast Nine second day of qualifying and, hence, will …

Turbo Boost Sends Cars To ‘Warp Speed’ At Indy
Saturday, 19 May, 2018 – 8:31 | Comments Off on Turbo Boost Sends Cars To ‘Warp Speed’ At Indy
Turbo Boost Sends Cars To ‘Warp Speed’ At Indy

Additional turbocharger boost sent practice speeds at Indianapolis Motor Speedway over the 230 mph barrier _ aka warp speed _ during Fast Friday, the eve of two days of qualifications for the 102nd edition of …

Andretti Climbs To Top Of Charts At Indianapolis
Thursday, 17 May, 2018 – 9:01 | Comments Off on Andretti Climbs To Top Of Charts At Indianapolis
Andretti Climbs To Top Of Charts At Indianapolis

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Third-generation Indy car driver Marco Andretti took Andretti Autosport and Honda to the top of the speed chart with a lap over 227 mph during Wednesday’s seven-hour practice for the …

Same Old, Same Old: Penske Cars Fast At Indy
Wednesday, 16 May, 2018 – 8:12 | Comments Off on Same Old, Same Old: Penske Cars Fast At Indy
Same Old, Same Old: Penske Cars Fast At Indy

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Team Penske, the most successful organization in the history of Indy car racing, was out-of-the-box fast Tuesday during the official start of practice for the 102nd running of the Indianapolis …

Power Repeats As Winner Of The Indy Grand Prix
Saturday, 12 May, 2018 – 16:43 | Comments Off on Power Repeats As Winner Of The Indy Grand Prix
Power Repeats As Winner Of The Indy Grand Prix

Will Power played the tire game to perfection on Saturday and that handed him the victory in the INDY Grand Prix on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s infield road course.
The victory was the third for the …

Power On Pole For Indy GP
Saturday, 12 May, 2018 – 7:56 | Comments Off on Power On Pole For Indy GP
Power On Pole For Indy GP

Will Power has been unbeatable at the INDYCAR Grand Prix when starting the Verizon IndyCar Series race from pole position.
The Team Penske driver and 2014 series champion is looking to make it three-for-three on the …