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Carpenter Fills Out Indy Field On Bumpless Day
Sunday, 20 May, 2012 – 18:18 | Comments Off on Carpenter Fills Out Indy Field On Bumpless Day
Carpenter Fills Out Indy Field On Bumpless Day

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
There was no bumping on Bump Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but IndyCar Series officials did avoid a public relations setback when the field for the 2012 Indianapolis 500 was …

Penske’s Briscoe Wins Pole For 2012 Indy 500
Saturday, 19 May, 2012 – 21:04 | Comments Off on Penske’s Briscoe Wins Pole For 2012 Indy 500
Penske’s Briscoe Wins Pole For 2012 Indy 500

Ryan Briscoe went out early in the Fast Nine portion of Pole Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Saturday, set a surprisingly-fast four-lap speed and then sat nervously in the cockpit of his Chevrolet powered Dallara …

Marco Andretti Fastest Of The Fast On Fast Friday
Friday, 18 May, 2012 – 21:57 | Comments Off on Marco Andretti Fastest Of The Fast On Fast Friday
Marco Andretti Fastest Of The Fast On Fast Friday

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Marco Andretti is poised to rock his world, and add to his family’s star-crossed history at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, during Pole Day qualifications Saturday for the 96th running of the …

Indy Girds For Fast Friday
Friday, 18 May, 2012 – 8:42 | Comments Off on Indy Girds For Fast Friday
Indy Girds For Fast Friday

A change in turbocharger boost pressure promises to increase speeds, engineering data and perhaps anxiety levels for IZOD IndyCar Series teams during Fast Friday practice today at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Setup data collected during six days/35 …

Wheldon To Be Honored During Pre-500 Festivities
Thursday, 17 May, 2012 – 15:27 | Comments Off on Wheldon To Be Honored During Pre-500 Festivities
Wheldon To Be Honored During Pre-500 Festivities

The life of two-time/reigning Indianapolis 500 champion Dan Wheldon will be honored during a variety of activities leading into the 96th running of the race on May 27.
Wheldon earned his second Indy 500 victory in …

Dragon Racing Switches Over To Chevrolet Power
Thursday, 17 May, 2012 – 10:47 | Comments Off on Dragon Racing Switches Over To Chevrolet Power

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Two more IndyCar Series drivers have defected from Lotus and moved to Chevrolet power.
INDYCAR, the sanctioning body for the IZOD IndyCar Series, confirmed today that it has approved an engine partner change for Dragon Racing.
The …

New Guy Newgarden Takes A Spin At Indy
Thursday, 17 May, 2012 – 7:04 | Comments Off on New Guy Newgarden Takes A Spin At Indy
New Guy Newgarden Takes A Spin At Indy

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Rookie Josef Newgarden added a pair of experiences to his Indianapolis 500 notebook Wednesday, when a spin in Turn 4 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway resulted in a visit to the …

Indy Speeds Climb As Teams Get Serious
Wednesday, 16 May, 2012 – 8:10 | Comments Off on Indy Speeds Climb As Teams Get Serious
Indy Speeds Climb As Teams Get Serious

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
After three days of working primarily on race day setups for the 96th running of the Indianapolis 500, Team Penske got serious about qualifying Tuesday. The results produced the team’s …

Things Get Racy During Practice At Indianapolis
Tuesday, 15 May, 2012 – 6:57 | Comments Off on Things Get Racy During Practice At Indianapolis
Things Get Racy During Practice At Indianapolis

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Teammates Ryan Hunter-Reay and Marco Andretti picked up the pace for Andretti Autosport during practice Monday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where speeds for the 96th running of the Indianapolis 500 …

Saavedra Has Mother Of A Day At Indianapolis
Sunday, 13 May, 2012 – 22:45 | Comments Off on Saavedra Has Mother Of A Day At Indianapolis
Saavedra Has Mother Of A Day At Indianapolis

Native Colombian Sebastian Saavedra welcomed his mother to Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Mother’s Day in “hey, watch this” fashion, posting the fastest speed of Day 2 of practice for the 96th running of the Indianapolis …