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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

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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 | 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 […]

Thrills And Spills Continue In Indy 500 Practices
Friday, 15 May, 2015 – 7:13 | Comments Off on Thrills And Spills Continue In Indy 500 Practices
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 | Comments Off on Castroneves’ Indy Prep Takes Huge Twist
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 | Comments Off on Penske, Castroneves Blast Way To Top At Indy
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 | Comments Off on Ganassi Cars Looking Good At Indy
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 | Comments Off on Hunter-Reay Top List Of Entrants For Indy 500
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 […]