Catchfence


Articles tagged ‘IMS’

May 18
Friday

Hildebrand Finishes Fast Friday Eighth on the Final Speed Chart

2012 IICS JR Hildebrand - Photo Courtesy of INDYCAR/LAT USA Two Qual Simulations Enough for National Guard Panther Racing Team with Pole Day Tomorrow INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - (May 18, 2012) – A mere 15 laps was enough for JR Hildebrand and the National Guard Panther Racing team to post the eighth-fastest time of the day during Fast Friday practice at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. With the team receiving a boost increase in its Chevrolet motor for today’s practice and tomorrow’s qualifications, Hildebrand posted a top lap speed of 225.571 mph. Pole Day qualifications tomorrow will determine the top 22 starting positions for next week’s Indianapolis 500, including the Top Nine shootout that will take place at the end of the day. In 2011 Panther driver Buddy Rice made the Top Nine shootout and ... FULL STORY »

KV Racing Technology Spends Fast Friday Running Qualifying Simulations in Preparation for Pole Day

KV Racing Technology Logo Entire Field Gets 50 More Horsepower, Speed Increases Dramatically SPEEDWAY, In. – May 18, 2012 – The addition of 50 more horsepower made “Fast Friday” even faster as speeds increased dramatically on the last day of practice before Pole Day and ... FULL STORY »

Oriol Servia, 2012 IICS Indianapolis 500 Post-Day 7 Practice Notes & Quotes

Oriol Servia, No. 22 Panther DRR - Photo Courtesy: INDYCAR/LAT USA FAST FRIDAY/ DAY 7 PRACTICE NOTES/QUOTES---- Indianapolis, Indiana, May 18, 2012 Fast Facts: Oriol Servia Unfortunately, Oriol wasn't able to get any track time today. As the team warmed the car up this morning there was an issue with the car smoking. Fortunately, ... FULL STORY »

Katherine Legge – No More Drama

2012 IICS Katherine Legge - Photo Courtesy of INDYCAR/LAT USA "So tired, tired of this drama," sang Mary J. Blige in one of her many hit songs. It was a similar sentiment for Katherine Legge as she waited nearly a week to get a beautiful bow tie added to herTrueCar Racing Dallara in ... FULL STORY »

U.S. Military to be Honored Sunday at Armed Forces Day at IMS

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Logo Wish For Our Heroes Program to provide Indianapolis 500 tickets to soldiers, veterans INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, May 18, 2012 - The Indianapolis Motor Speedway will pay homage to the men and women of the United States military during Armed Forces Day on ... FULL STORY »

2012 IICS Indianapolis 500 Pre-Race Q&A with the Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Team

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Logo MODERATOR: We'll welcome Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing. We have Mike Lanigan, Takuma Sato. Great to have Michel Jourdain Jr. back. Bobby, you've won as an owner and a driver, which is quite a rare accomplishment. The feelings that go into ... FULL STORY »

2012 IICS Indianapolis 500 Pre-Race Q&A with the Chip Ganassi Racing Teams

Chip Ganassi Racing MODERATOR: We certainly have an all-star lineup with Ganassi Racing. Mike, your team has had great success here at Indianapolis. Looking to my left, if I were you, great chance of having good success again. MIKE HULL: I don't know how ... FULL STORY »



2012 IICS Indianapolis 500 Pre-Race Q&A with Chevrolet Racing’s Andretti Autosport
Posted 05.18.12
Chevrolet IndyCar V-6 drivers from Andretti Autosport met with members of the media at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.   An interview with:  ANDRETTI AUTOSPORT Marco Andretti, No. 26 Team RC Cola Chevrolet James Hinchcliffe, No. 27 Team GoDaddy.com Chevrolet Ryan Hunter-Reay, No. 28 Team DHL/Sun Drop Citrus Soda Chevrolet Sebastain Saavedra, No. 17 Team AFS Chevrolet Ana Beatriz, No. ...FULL STORY »
Team Penske Logo
2012 IICS Indianapolis 500 Pre-Race Q&A with Chevrolet Racing’s Team Penske
Posted 05.18.12
Chevrolet IndyCar V-6 drivers from Team Penske as well as Roger Penske, Tim Cindric and Rick Mears met with members of the media at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  An interview with:  TEAM PENSKE Ryan Briscoe, No. 2 IZOD Chevrolet Helio Castroneves, No. 3 Shell V-Power/Pennzoil Ultra Chevrolet Will Power, No. 12 Verizon Chevrolet Roger Penske, founder and ...FULL STORY »
KV Racing Technology Logo
2012 IICS Indianapolis 500 Pre-Race Q&A with Chevrolet Racing’s KV Racing Technology Team
Posted 05.18.12
Chevrolet IndyCar V-6 drivers from KV Racing Technology as well as Jimmy Vasser and Mark Johnson met with members of the media at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.   An interview with:  KV RACING TECHNOLOGY E.J. Viso, No. 5 CITGO | PDVSA Chevrolet Rubens Barrichello, No. 8 NO. 8 BMC | EMBRASE Chevrolet Tony Kanaan, No. 11 ITAIPAVA ...FULL STORY »
2012 IICS Will Power - Photo Courtesy of INDYCAR/LAT USA
Power Leads Team Penske’s Busy Day 6 Practice for the Indianapolis 500
Posted 05.18.12
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (May 17, 2012) – Team Penske got back to business Thursday, using the six-hour practice session at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) as its last opportunity until Sunday to run through race setups in preparation for the 96th Indianapolis 500. The team’s three drivers also returned to their familiar place ...FULL STORY »
Sam Schmidt Motorsports Logo
Indianapolis 500 Fast Friday Presents Unknowns For Teams
Posted 05.17.12
INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, May 17, 2012 – After teams and drivers practiced diligently for six straight days at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, they will be trying to hit curve balls when practice resumes Friday for the 2012 Indianapolis 500. Friday at IMS is the day before Indy 500 qualifying and has come ...FULL STORY »
KV Racing Technology's 2012 Drivers Tony Kanaan (left) E.J. Viso (center) and Rubens Barrichello (right)
KV Racing Technology Makes Progress with Race Setup on Day Six of Practice at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Posted 05.17.12
SPEEDWAY, In. – May 17, 2012 – KV Racing Technology made significant progress with the race setup and showed good speed during the sixth day of practice for the 96th running of the Indianapolis 500 in Speedway, Indiana. Tony Kanaan, 37, piloted the  No. 11 GEICO | MOUSER ELECTRONICS - KV Racing Technology ...FULL STORY »
Sarah FIsher Hartman Racing Logo
SFHR Steers into Race Mode
Posted 05.17.12
INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, May 16, 2012 –  Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing moved one step closer to fine-tuning the Indianapolis 500 race day setups for Josef Newgarden and Bryan Clauson on day six of practice at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Newgarden hovered near the top of the speed charts for most of the ...FULL STORY »
Chevy Bowtie Symbol
Chevrolet Racing, 2012 IICS Indianapolis 500 Post-Day 6 Practice Notes & Quotes
Posted 05.17.12
It was Team Penske’s Will Power, No. 12 Verizon Chevrolet, leading the way for Chevrolet in today’s practice for the 96th running of the Indianapolis 500 with a fast lap of 40.5529 seconds/221.932 mph. A total of 12 Chevrolet IndyCar V-6 drivers participated in the six-hour session today, which was incident-free. With ...FULL STORY »
2012 96th Indianapolis 500 Logo
Teams Prepare for Fast Friday at Indianapolis
Posted 05.17.12
INDIANAPOLIS (Thursday, May 17, 2012) - Following six days of practice totaling 35 sun-splashed hours on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, it's time for teams to literally switch gears. INDYCAR, the sanctioning body of the IZOD IndyCar Series, approved an increase in the turbocharger boost level for "Fast Friday" on May 18 ...FULL STORY »


© 2011-2012 Catchfence. All rights reserved.

Catchfence.com is a member of the Citizen Journalist Media Corps created by NASCAR®.
NASCAR® is a registered trademark owned by National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc.
The Official NASCAR® website is NASCAR® ONLINE(sm) at www.nascar.com