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May 27
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Sebastian Saavedra is Eager to Return to the Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit

2014 VICS Driver Sebastian Saavedra on track in the No. 17 KV AFS Racing Dallara Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS, IN - May 27, 2014 - Sebastian Saavedra, driver of the No. 17 KV AFS Racing car is eager to return to the Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit at The Raceway at Belle Isle Park, May 30-June 1. Last year, making his Detroit doubleheader debut, the 23-year-old recorded his first IndyCar top-10 finish in the second race. This year, he will be looking to go one further when he competes on the 2.36 mile, 13-turn Belle Isle Park temporary street circuit. Saavedra is going to Detroit with momentum after having had some solid results this season. A few weeks ago at the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis, he earned his first IndyCar pole and last weekend at the Indianapolis 500, climbed ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch Named 2014 Sunoco Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year

2014 VICS/NASCAR Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Paul Powell/Catchfence.com INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - Andretti Autosport driver Kurt Busch has been named the winner of the prestigious 2014 Sunoco Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year Award for his performance during the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile ... FULL STORY »

Hunter-Reay prevails in second-closest finish

Ryan Hunter-Reay, driver of the #28 DHL Andretti Autosport Honda Dallara, celebrates in Victory Lane with milk after winning the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on May 25, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS (May 25, 2014)-- Ryan Hunter-Reay was denied a shot at a final-lap victory in the 2013 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race because of a yellow flag for a single-car incident in Turn 1. Third place was his career high in ... FULL STORY »

2014 Verizon IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500 Race Results

2014 Indianapolis 500 Logo 2014 INDYCAR, Verizon IndyCar Series (VICS) Indianapolis, Indiana Indianapolis Motor Speedway 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race INDIANAPOLIS - Results Sunday of the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race Verizon IndyCar Series event on the 2.5-mile Indianapolis ... FULL STORY »

U.S. Military to be Saluted at 98th Indianapolis 500

2014 Indianapolis 500 Logo Pre-race ceremonies highlighted by special four-plane flyover INDIANAPOLIS, Saturday, May 24, 2014 - The traditional pre-race ceremonies honoring the United States military at the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on Sunday, May 25 will culminate with a special four-plane flyover ... FULL STORY »

Sweet Redemption for Chaves, Wins Thrilling Freedom 100 by 0.0050

2014 Indy Lights Freedom 100 Winner Gabby Chaves in Victory Lane Speedway, Ind. - Colombian-American Gabby Chaves made amends for a heartbreaking second-place finish 12 months ago by scoring a sensational last-gasp victory in today's Freedom 100, the jewel in the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires crown, at the Indianapolis ... FULL STORY »

Target Chip Ganassi Racing Scores Big on Coors Light Carb Day

Tony Kanaan of Brazil, driver of the #10 Target Silver Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet Dallara, during final practice on Carb Day for the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on May 23, 2014 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, May 23, 2014 - Target Chip Ganassi Racing hopes a successful Coors Light Carb Day will indicate a good Indianapolis 500 Race Day. Reigning Indianapolis 500 winner Tony Kanaan, who will start the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile ... FULL STORY »



Neil Alberico is ready for a return to the podium in the Pro Mazda Championship during the Night Before The 500 event on May 24 (Photo: Indianapolis Motor Speedway - LLC Photography)
Alberico Looking For Pro Mazda Victory at Indy
Posted 05.23.14
California pilot ready for season’s first oval event at ‘Night Before The 500’ REDLANDS, CA (May 23, 2014) – Momentum is a key aspect in motorsports, and it’s a power that a driver can feed off of going into the upcoming events. California open-wheel formula car star Neil Alberico has momentum ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy Racing Display Visits Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Posted 05.23.14
Plenty of Fun for Entire Family; Q&A Sessions with Team Chevy Drivers DETROIT – Race fans visiting Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend for the Indianapolis 500 will have the opportunity to experience the Team Chevy Racing Display, filled with show cars, production vehicles, Chevrolet Performance Parts crate engines, parts and accessories, test ...FULL STORY »
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Ivy Tech Community College Sponsors Indianapolis 500 Rookie Sage Karam
Posted 05.23.14
INDIANAPOLIS (May 23, 2014)-- Ivy Tech Community College is partnering with Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) and their rookie Indianapolis 500 driver, Sage Karam. Karam will be driving the No. 22 Brantley Gilbert/Comfort Revolution Chevrolet of Dreyer & Reinbold Kingdom Racing that will carry Ivy Tech branding for the 98th ...FULL STORY »
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INDYCAR Fans Challenged to Pick #WhosGonnaWin the Indianapolis 500
Posted 05.22.14
Winning Driver to Visit One Lucky Fan INDIANAPOLIS (May 22, 2014) - Fans of INDYCAR are being challenged to predict #WhosGonnaWin the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race through an interactive social media campaign sponsored by Verizon. Through Twitter and www.WhosGonnaWin.com, fans are invited to cast their vote by using ...FULL STORY »
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Valpak Promotes Savings on the Go Through IndyCar Partnership with Rahal Letterman Lanigan
Posted 05.22.14
(LARGO – May 22, 2014) – Valpak, a leader in local print and digital coupons, announces a partnership with Rahal Letterman Lanigan (RLL) Racing to kick off this weekend at the Indianapolis 500 and continue through 2015. The partnership combines America’s love of racing with Vapak’s loyal audience, reinforces the convenience of mobile apps on the go and supports Valpak’s ...FULL STORY »
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Razia Takes First Pole for Freedom 100 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Posted 05.22.14
Speedway, Ind. - Brazilian Luiz Razia is building a strong affinity for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Two weeks after claiming the first pole and race win of his Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires career on the 2.439-mile road course, the veteran of GP2 Series competition in Europe returned to ...FULL STORY »
Victor Franzoni was extremely quick at the May 13 USF2000 oval test at Lucas Oil Raceway and will be focused on the race win this coming Saturday for Afterburner Autosport (Photo: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, LLC Photography)
Afterburner Autosport Preps Brazilian Pilots for Oval Experience
Posted 05.22.14
Driver pairing to enjoy additional support from top US race car designer INDIANAPOLIS, IN (May 22, 2014) – The Afterburner Autosport crew has scored a win and a trio of podium finishes this year in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda series, and now they’re heading to the ‘Night ...FULL STORY »
CatchFence's Paul Powell (L) with Jim Nabors (R) at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 2013
Indianapolis 500 Weekend Offers Fans Opportunities to Say Thank You to Jim Nabors
Posted 05.22.14
INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, May 22, 2014 - Fans of beloved Indianapolis 500 icon Jim Nabors will have several ways to offer their best wishes to the beloved actor, singer and entertainer during the 2014 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race Weekend. Nabors, who will be singing "(Back Home Again in) Indiana" in person at ...FULL STORY »
No 2 TMR DAMIS PARTNERS III Innisfil Indy Karting Xtreme Coil Drilling car - Photo Credit: Eric Schwarzkopf
Zack Meyer Excited for More Oval Experience at Freedom 100
Posted 05.22.14
Speedway, Ind. (May 22, 2014) – On his first trip to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Canadian Indy Lights racer Zack Meyer experienced a mix of success and disappointment. Meyer earned his first top-five finish of the year on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, but he was knocked off course ...FULL STORY »


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