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Team Penske Out To Show It Can Still Win Indy
Friday, 22 May, 2015 – 15:44 | Comments Off on Team Penske Out To Show It Can Still Win Indy
Team Penske Out To Show It Can Still Win Indy

Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
INDIANAPOLIS – It’s been six years since Roger Penske last visited Victory Circle at the Indianapolis 500.
That must seem like an eternity to a guy who has won the biggest race in the world 15 times since Mark Donohue gave Penske his first victory here in 1972.
But the 78-year-old Penske is […]

Indy 500 Notes: Briscoe’s Holiday Weekend Plans Massively Overhauled
Thursday, 21 May, 2015 – 20:41 | Comments Off on Indy 500 Notes: Briscoe’s Holiday Weekend Plans Massively Overhauled
Indy 500 Notes: Briscoe’s Holiday Weekend Plans Massively Overhauled

John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
INDIANAPOLIS – Ryan Briscoe was planning to spend Memorial Day Weekend with the family back home in Connecticut “doing my everyday stuff.”
Briscoe’s mow-the-lawn plans took a dramatic turn on Monday, when James Hinchcliffe suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash during practice for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500. Briscoe, pole-sitter […]

Chapman’s Lotus To Take Encore Laps At Indy
Thursday, 21 May, 2015 – 16:14 | Comments Off on Chapman’s Lotus To Take Encore Laps At Indy
Chapman’s Lotus To Take Encore Laps At Indy

Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
INDIANAPOLIS – Representatives of the Henry Ford, a museum located in Dearborn, Mich., are on hand at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this week to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Jimmy Clark’s win in the 1965 Indy 500.
The sleek and iconic Lotus 38/1, designed and built by British legend Colin Chapman and […]

Hinchcliffe May Owe Life To INDYCAR Safety Team
Wednesday, 20 May, 2015 – 8:48 | Comments Off on Hinchcliffe May Owe Life To INDYCAR Safety Team
Hinchcliffe May Owe Life To INDYCAR Safety Team

FORT WORTH, Texas _ Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe survived “Code 5” life-threatening bleeding injuries in a crash at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Monday thanks primarily to the flawless on-site work of INDYCAR’s Holmatro Safety Team.
Hinchcliffe was taken by ambulance to the IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis where he underwent successful surgery to his […]

Mechanical Failure Caused Hinchcliffe Crash
Tuesday, 19 May, 2015 – 6:42 | Comments Off on Mechanical Failure Caused Hinchcliffe Crash
Mechanical Failure Caused Hinchcliffe Crash

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
The crash that sent Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe to an Indianapolis hospital Monday was triggered by a broken right front suspension piece on his Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda.
A Honda spokesperson cited the broken part in the Daily Trackside Report issued several hours after Hinchcliffe, a 28-year-old native of […]

Hinchcliffe Crashes Out of 2015 Indy 500
Monday, 18 May, 2015 – 17:02 | Comments Off on Hinchcliffe Crashes Out of 2015 Indy 500
Hinchcliffe Crashes Out of 2015 Indy 500

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe has crashed-out of Sunday’s Indianapolis 500.
Hinchcliffe was transported to IU Health Methodist Hospital for an injury to his left upper thigh Monday afternoon, according to a report from Dr. Michael Olinger, INDYCAR medical director for the series.
Hinchcliffe underwent surgery and was transferred to the […]

Scott Dixon Drives To Pole Of 2015 Indianapolis 500
Sunday, 17 May, 2015 – 16:54 | Comments Off on Scott Dixon Drives To Pole Of 2015 Indianapolis 500
Scott Dixon Drives To Pole Of 2015 Indianapolis 500

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Scott Dixon conquered strong gusting winds, a morning decision by INDYCAR officials to alter the specs of all cars and a field of 33 other drivers to win the pole for next Sunday’s 99th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Dixon went out early in the rain-delayed, one-and-only session and put down […]

Chevy Crashes Produce Rule Changes In Indy
Sunday, 17 May, 2015 – 12:18 | Comments Off on Chevy Crashes Produce Rule Changes In Indy
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 | Comments Off on First Day Of Qualifying For Indy 500 Is Washout
First Day Of Qualifying For Indy 500 Is Washout

RacinToday.com
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 | Comments Off on ‘Magic” Speed Takes A Beating At Indianapolis
‘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 […]