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May 17
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Carpenter tops Day 1 Qualifying for 98th Indianapolis 500

Ed Carpenter, driver of the #20 Fuzzy's Vodka Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet Dallara poses for a photo for after qualifying for the 98th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on May 17, 2014 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS (Saturday, May 17, 2014) -- Ed Carpenter turned the fastest four-lap average speed in Round 1 of qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, but he'll have to make another run May 18 to capture the Verizon P1 Award in the Fast Nine Shootout. The Verizon IndyCar Series team owner/driver of the No. 20 Fuzzy's Vodka/Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet recorded a four-lap average of 230.661 mph to lead the 10 entries that surpassed 230 mph -- the first qualifiers above 230 mph since 2003 -- during the qualifications format revamped for 2014 to emphasize two days of competition. Round 1, which featured 71 qualifying attempts, set the 33-car field for the May 25 race. Qualifiers 10-33 from Saturday will make another ... FULL STORY »

2014 VICS Indianapolis 500 Day 1 Qualifying Results

2014 Indianapolis 500 Logo 2014 INDYCAR, Verizon IndyCar Series (VICS) Verizon IndyCar Series Indianapolis Motor Speedway Indianapolis, Indiana 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race INDIANAPOLIS - Results of qualifying Saturday for the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race Verizon IndyCar Series ... FULL STORY »

Carpenter tops 230 mph on abbreviated Fast Friday at IMS

Ed Carpenter, driver of the #20 Fuzzy's Vodka Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet Dallara during practice for the 98th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on May 16, 2014 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS (Friday, May 16, 2014) - Ed Carpenter turned the fastest practice lap since 2003, as rain-shortened "Fast Friday" preparations for the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Carpenter's lap of 230.522 mph, turned less ... FULL STORY »

Indianapolis 500 Qualifying 101

2014 Indianapolis 500 Logo SATURDAY QUALIFYING • All entries are guaranteed one attempt to qualify between 11 a.m. and 5:50 p.m. • The fastest 33 cars will make up the provisional field for the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race based on the fastest ... FULL STORY »

Pagenaud To Wear Senna Helmet Scheme in 98th Indianapolis 500

Pagenaud To Wear Senna Helmet Scheme in 98th Indy 500 INDIANAPOLIS (May 16, 2014) - Simon Pagenaud will celebrate the life of his hero, three-time Formula One World Champion Ayrton Senna, in the 98th Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 25 by wearing a helmet with a unique blend of Senna's ... FULL STORY »

Ganassi, McElreath, Mehl, Rahal, Simpson to be Inducted into Auto Racing Hall of Fame

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Logo INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, May 16, 2014 - The five 2014 Auto Racing Hall of Fame inductees who will be honored on Thursday night, May 22, as part of the annual Indianapolis 500 Oldtimers dinner at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Indianapolis are as diverse as any ... FULL STORY »

Castroneves Turns Fastest Lap of Indianapolis 500 Practice

2014 VICS Driver Helio Castroneves in the No. 3 Team Penske Dallara Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Michael Hickey/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS (Thursday, May 15, 2014) - Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves topped the fifth day of preparations for the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race with a lap 227.166 mph (39.6186 seconds), the fastest of the month. Thirty-three ... FULL STORY »



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James Hinchcliffe Cleared to Resume Indy 500 Practice
Posted 05.15.14
Following a medical evaluation today by the INDYCAR Medical team, Andretti Autosport driver James Hinchcliffe has been cleared to resume all driving duties, including practice for the 98th Indianapolis 500. Hinchcliffe, who suffered a concussion during the May 10 Grand Prix of Indianapolis, will take the wheel of the No. ...FULL STORY »
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RumChata® Supports Lone Survivor Foundation With Freedom Bottle Launch at Indianapolis 500
Posted 05.15.14
RumChata and Andretti Autosport Team Up On Race Day To Raise Additional Funds for Lone Survivor CHICAGO (May 15, 2014) -- The Indianapolis 500 will set the stage to launch RumChata's Freedom Bottle program to support the Lone Survivor Foundation. The not-for-profit organization restores, empowers, and renews hope for wounded service ...FULL STORY »
Takuma Sato Unveils Special 2014 Indy 500 Helmet
Takuma Sato Unveils Special 2014 Indy 500 Helmet
Posted 05.15.14
Will auction it after the race to benefit charity INDIANAPOLIS May 15, 2014—A chance to own a piece of racing history! That opportunity for race fans and serious collectors alike will become a reality for one bidder after this year’s Indianapolis 500. Driver Takuma Sato will put his race-worn helmet, especially designed ...FULL STORY »
2014 Verizon IndyCar Series (VICS) Driver Simon Pagenaud - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
Pagenaud Turns Fastest Lap of Month On Rainy Day Four at Indianapolis
Posted 05.14.14
INDIANAPOLIS (Wednesday, May 14, 2014) - A few days after winning the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis, Simon Pagenaud caught everyone's attention May 14 on the 2.5-mile oval with the fastest lap of the month during practice for the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. Pagenaud, driving the No. 77 ...FULL STORY »
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Great Variety of Live Music During Month of May at IMS
Posted 05.14.14
INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - Incredible live music featuring world-renown headliners Jason Aldean, Sammy Hagar and the Wabos, Hardwell and LIVE will offer something for everyone during the Month of May at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. "Legends Day Honoring Mario Andretti presented by Firestone" on Saturday, May 24 will feature ...FULL STORY »
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Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Outrun the Sun Keep Race Fans Sun Safe
Posted 05.14.14
INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - Tried-and-true Verizon IndyCar Series fans have come to embrace many time-honored traditions at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in May. One custom that many fans don't always plan for, however, is getting serious and often painful sunburns. IMS and its new sun safety partner, Outrun the Sun, ...FULL STORY »
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Grand Prix of Indianapolis Post-Event Infractions
Posted 05.14.14
INDIANAPOLIS (Wednesday, May 14, 2014) - INDYCAR announced today post-event infractions from the Grand Prix of Indianapolis, which was held May 10 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. · INDYCAR officials have fined engine manufacturer Chevrolet $20,000 and penalized it 10 engine manufacturer's points for violations of the engine regulations. Chevrolet was ...FULL STORY »
2014 VICS Driver Sebastian Saavedra on track in the No. 17 KV AFS Racing Dallara Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images
Saavedra Returns To Track On Rain-Shortened Day At Indianapolis
Posted 05.13.14
INDIANAPOLIS (Tuesday, May 13, 2014) - Sebastian Saavedra pulled on his helmet and stepped into the No. 17 KV AFS Racing car May 13 just like he had dozens of times. He logged only seven laps in the red and yellow car before practice for the 98th Running of the Indianapolis ...FULL STORY »
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Medical Update on James Hinchcliffe – May 13, 2014
Posted 05.13.14
Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe was evaluated May 13 by the INDYCAR medical team in conjunction with its neurosurgical consultant. INDYCAR Medical Director Dr. Michael Olinger said that Hinchcliffe is progressing well and has been cleared to begin light training with his athletic trainer. Hinchcliffe, who was diagnosed with a concussion ...FULL STORY »


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