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Andretti In Spotlight As 500 Practice Begins
Tuesday, 16 May, 2017 – 7:49 | Comments Off on Andretti In Spotlight As 500 Practice Begins
Andretti In Spotlight As 500 Practice Begins

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Marco Andretti momentarily did the impossible for this Month of May_ upstage new teammate Fernando Alonso _ by posting the fastest speed during Monday’s opening practice for the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil.
Driver of the No. 27 United Fiber & Data Honda, Andretti set […]

Bump Day Bumped As 33 Enter The 500
Monday, 15 May, 2017 – 9:21 | Comments Off on Bump Day Bumped As 33 Enter The 500
Bump Day Bumped As 33 Enter The 500

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Scratch “Bump Day” and its inherent drama from this weekend’s qualifying schedule at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
For the second consecutive Month of May, a field of 33 drivers has been named for 33 cars entered in the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race Presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. That’s just […]

Power Takes Indy GP Win
Saturday, 13 May, 2017 – 18:57 | Comments Off on Power Takes Indy GP Win
Power Takes Indy GP Win

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Will Power used the backdrop of iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway to move past a pair of Team Penske greats in the Indy car record book.
Power dominated Saturday’s INDYCAR Grand Prix on IMS’ 2.439-mile/14-turn road-course to collect win No. 30 in his 13-year Indy car career. The milestone victory pushed the 36-year-old Power ahead of current […]

Will Power Will Start P1 On Indy Road Course
Saturday, 13 May, 2017 – 6:54 | Comments Off on Will Power Will Start P1 On Indy Road Course
Will Power Will Start P1 On Indy Road Course

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Team Penske reached another milestone at the INDYCAR Grand Prix Friday, earning its 250th pole position in Indy car history while extending its Verizon P1 Award domination on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road-course.
Will Power broke his track record with a lap of 1 minute, 7.7044-seconds at 129.687 mph during the Firestone Fast Six, the last […]

Schmidt, Mario To Square Off At Indianapolis
Friday, 12 May, 2017 – 16:31 | Comments Off on Schmidt, Mario To Square Off At Indianapolis
Schmidt, Mario To Square Off At Indianapolis

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Indianapolis Motor Speedway will add to its list of automobile industry innovations Saturday, when Mario Andretti and Sam Schmidt square-off in the first race featuring two semi-autonomous cars.
Schmidt, co-owner of Schmidt Peterson Motorsports in the Verizon IndyCar Series, and Andretti, the 1969 Indianapolis 500 champion, are scheduled to compete before the […]

Alonso: So Far, So Good At Indianapolis
Thursday, 4 May, 2017 – 8:46 | Comments Off on Alonso: So Far, So Good At Indianapolis
Alonso: So Far, So Good At Indianapolis

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fernando Alonso aced the Rookie Orientation Program at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the span of 51 laps Wednesday, the first step in his bid to qualify and compete in the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 later this month.
“He gets it,” Andretti Autosport team-owner Michael Andretti said of Alonso, his […]

Alonso Shows His Oval Chops; Passes ROP
Wednesday, 3 May, 2017 – 15:52 | Comments Off on Alonso Shows His Oval Chops; Passes ROP
Alonso Shows His Oval Chops; Passes ROP

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Meet Fernando Alonso, ovalmeister.
Alonso, a two-time Formula One World Driving champion, completed all three phases of the mandatory Rookie Orientation Program at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Wednesday in his bid to qualify for the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 28.
Making his oval-track debut, Alonso logged 110 laps around […]

Fun-Loving Daly Sets Pace At Dicey Gateway
Wednesday, 3 May, 2017 – 15:06 | Comments Off on Fun-Loving Daly Sets Pace At Dicey Gateway
Fun-Loving Daly Sets Pace At Dicey Gateway

Conor Daly of A.J. Foyt Racing overcame deteriorating track conditions at Gateway Motorsports Park Tuesday to lead both sessions of a Verizon IndyCar Series open test around the 1.25-mile oval in Madison, Ill.
A full field of 21 cars participated in the test outside St. Louis, a prelude to the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented […]

Alonso Takes To The Tube
Tuesday, 2 May, 2017 – 17:18 | Comments Off on Alonso Takes To The Tube
Alonso Takes To The Tube

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Fernando Alonso’s highly anticipated first test around the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval will be available to fans around the world on Wednesday, May 3, with commentary provided by a team including the legendary Mario Andretti.
A fully produced live show will be televised online from 9:30 a.m.-noon (ET), with an announcing team of Andretti _ the […]

Pagenaud Gets First Oval Win
Sunday, 30 Apr, 2017 – 12:56 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Gets First Oval Win
Pagenaud Gets First Oval Win

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Simon Pagenaud was born and raised a road racer. He is also a driver who like to conquer new challenges. Hence his elation after winning the IndyCar Series race at Phoenix International Raceway’s oval on Saturday night.
“I can’t explain how excited I am,” the Frenchman said. “Ovals are not my specialty. I grew up in […]