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Indy 500 Notes: Rahal Gives Letterman A Nifty Retirement Gift
Monday, 25 May, 2015 – 9:30 | Comments Off on Indy 500 Notes: Rahal Gives Letterman A Nifty Retirement Gift
Indy 500 Notes: Rahal Gives Letterman A Nifty Retirement Gift

INDIANAPOLIS – Now that David Letterman has quit his job in the real world, Graham Rahal hopes he’ll come play with his Big Boy Toys.
Letterman made his annual pilgrimage to Indianapolis Motor Speedway for Sunday’s 99th edition of the Indianapolis 500, five days after signing-off as host of the “Late Show With David Letterman” after […]

Pace Lap Will Have To Do When It Comes To Gordon’s 500 Dreams
Monday, 25 May, 2015 – 8:15 | Comments Off on Pace Lap Will Have To Do When It Comes To Gordon’s 500 Dreams
Pace Lap Will Have To Do When It Comes To Gordon’s 500 Dreams

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
INDIANAPOLIS – Four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon now can boast that he has led a lap of an Indy car race around the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Well, sort of. Gordon served as Official Pace Car Driver for the 99th running of Sunday’s Indianapolis 500, crown jewel of […]

Montoya Makes Good On IOU To Roger Penske
Sunday, 24 May, 2015 – 16:16 | Comments Off on Montoya Makes Good On IOU To Roger Penske
Montoya Makes Good On IOU To Roger Penske

Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
INDIANAPOLIS – Juan Pablo Montoya repaid team owner Roger Penske for believing in him with a victory Sunday in the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Montoya won the 500 as a rookie in 2000 while driving for Penske rival Chip Ganassi. But the Colombian driver then left IndyCar racing, first for […]

Montoya Survives Wild Finish To Win 2015 Indy 500
Sunday, 24 May, 2015 – 14:49 | Comments Off on Montoya Survives Wild Finish To Win 2015 Indy 500
Montoya Survives Wild Finish To Win 2015 Indy 500

RacinToday.com
INDIANAPOLIS – Juan Pablo Montoya survived a series of early race setbacks, took the lead with three laps to go and went on to win the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday.
The victory gave team owner Roger Penske his 16th win in the world’s most famous auto race but first in six years.
The […]

Hunter-Reay Says Chance Of Repeat Win Slim
Sunday, 24 May, 2015 – 7:03 | Comments Off on Hunter-Reay Says Chance Of Repeat Win Slim
Hunter-Reay Says Chance Of Repeat Win Slim

INDIANAPOLIS – Only five drivers in the revered history of the Indianapolis 500 have won the race back-to-back. Realistically, reigning champion Ryan Hunter-Reay isn’t wild about his chance of becoming No. 6 Sunday during the 99th running of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.”
“I think it will be extremely hard this year,” said Hunter-Reay, who outbattled […]

Graham Rahal Is Thinking America First At Indy
Saturday, 23 May, 2015 – 19:05 | Comments Off on Graham Rahal Is Thinking America First At Indy
Graham Rahal Is Thinking America First At Indy

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
INDIANAPOLIS – Auditions for the USA’s next star Indy car driver will continue Sunday during the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500, and all-American boy Graham Rahal figures…why not me?
One year after Ryan Hunter-Reay emotionally wrapped himself in the flag as winner of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” the Verizon […]

Specter Of Flying Cars Hanging Over Indy 500
Saturday, 23 May, 2015 – 12:43 | Comments Off on Specter Of Flying Cars Hanging Over Indy 500
Specter Of Flying Cars Hanging Over Indy 500

Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com

INDIANAPOLIS – Race drivers are supposed to be fearless.

But, heading into Sunday’s 99th running of the Indianapolis 500, no one would be surprised if all 33 starters were feeling at least a little trepidation after a series of rather spectacular crashes during practice at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the last […]

Power Shows Power In Carb Day
Friday, 22 May, 2015 – 19:46 | Comments Off on Power Shows Power In Carb Day
Power Shows Power In Carb Day

INDIANAPOLIS _ Carb Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway is for sending messages, and Team Penske delivered a couple Friday during the last on-track activity before the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Will Power, who will start Sunday’s race from the middle of the three-car front row, topped the speed chart […]

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 […]