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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 four-lap average time. • Once the qualifying session ends, the top 30 cars are locked in to the field. • However, all 33 cars must re-qualify on Sunday to determine final starting positions. • The fastest nine cars advance to a shootout on Sunday to determine the Verizon P1 Award. Qualifying Lines:  • There will be two qualifying lines at the end of pit lane: o Line 1: Cars that are unqualified or have withdrawn their previous qualifying times. Priority will be given to this lane. o ... 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 »

James Hinchcliffe Cleared to Resume Indy 500 Practice

Andretti Autosport Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

RumChata® Supports Lone Survivor Foundation With Freedom Bottle Launch at Indianapolis 500

Andretti Autosport Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

Takuma Sato Unveils Special 2014 Indy 500 Helmet

Takuma Sato Unveils Special 2014 Indy 500 Helmet 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. ... 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 »
Kurt Busch driver of the #26 Honda talks to Ryan Hunter-Reay driver of the #28 Andretti Autosport Dallara Honda during practice for the Indy 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Michael Hickey/Getty Images
Andretti Autosport Flexes Its Muscles On Busy Day at Indianapolis
Posted 05.12.14
Verizon IndyCar Series drivers made use of every minute at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on the second day of practice for the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, recording more than three times as many laps as Opening Day. Five of the 30 drivers who participated topped 100 laps ...FULL STORY »
2014 VICS Driver Will Power (Verizon) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Team Penske Leads Opening Day for 98th Indianapolis 500
Posted 05.11.14
INDIANAPOLIS (Sunday, May 11, 2014) - Team Penske swept the top three spots on the speed chart as practice for the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race opened at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Twenty-four car/driver combinations ran a total of 731 laps without incident during the six-hour session. Verizon IndyCar ...FULL STORY »
Simon Pagenaud of France, driver of the #77 Schmidt Peterson Hamilton Motorsports Dallara Honda celebrates winning the Grand Prix of Indianapolis at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 10, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Simon Pagenaud wins inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis
Posted 05.10.14
INDIANAPOLIS (Saturday, May 10, 2014) - Simon Pagenaud had just enough fuel left to make history, winning the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis. Pagenaud, who started fourth in the No. 77 Schmidt Peterson Hamilton Motorsports car, held off Ryan Hunter-Reay by .8906 of a second for his third career Verizon IndyCar ...FULL STORY »


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