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May 12
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Andretti Autosport Flexes Its Muscles On Busy Day at Indianapolis

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 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 on the 2.5-mile oval -- half the race distance -- including Ryan Hunter-Reay, who also posted the fastest lap of 225.025 mph (39.996 seconds) in the No. 28 DHL car for Andretti Autosport. Of the 33 entries, the cars for Sebastian Saavedra (involved in crash at start of Grand Prix of Indianapolis), James Davison and Buddy Lazier are the only ones who have not been on the racetrack yet. Hunter-Reay's teammate, Marco ... FULL STORY »

Simon Pagenaud wins inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis

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 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 ... FULL STORY »

James Hinchcliffe Suffers Concussion in Incident during GP of Indianapolis

Andretti Autosport Logo ANDRETTI AUTOSPORT UPDATE ON JAMES HINCHCLIFFE Following an on-track incident on Lap 56, Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe was treated at the IU Health Infield Medical Center and transported by ground to IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Hinchcliffe was ... FULL STORY »

2014 VICS Grand Prix of Indianapolis Race Results

2014 Grand Prix of Indianapolis Logo 2014 INDYCAR, Verizon IndyCar Series (VICS) Indianapolis Motor Speedway Inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis INDIANAPOLIS - Results Saturday of the Grand Prix of Indianapolis Verizon IndyCar Series event on the 2.439-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course, with order of finish, starting ... FULL STORY »

Saavedra surprises by taking Verizon P1 Award for Grand Prix of Indianapolis

Sebastian Saavedra of Colombia, driver of the #17 KVAFS Racing Dallara Chevrolet celebrates taking pole position during qualifying for the Grand Prix of Indianapolis at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 9, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS (Friday, May 9, 2014) - Verizon IndyCar Series drivers have said to "expect the unexpected" on the new Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course for the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis. Sebastian Saavedra earning the Verizon P1 Award fits into ... FULL STORY »

2014 VICS Grand Prix of Indianapolis Qualifying Results

2014 Grand Prix of Indianapolis Logo 2014 INDYCAR, Verizon IndyCar Series (VICS) Indianapolis Motor Speedway Inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis INDIANAPOLIS - Qualifying Friday for the Grand Prix of Indianapolis Verizon IndyCar Series event on the 2.439 mile(s) Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course, with qualifying position, car ... FULL STORY »

IMS Encourages Fans to Use ‘Know Your Zone Driving Routes Parking Plan for Month of May Race Days

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Logo INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, May 8, 2014 - Fans looking for the most efficient ways to avoid heavy traffic en route to the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis on Saturday, May 10, and the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, ... FULL STORY »



Scott Dixon of New Zealand, drives the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Dallara Chevrolet ahead of a pack of cars during practice for the Grand Prix of Indianapolis at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 8, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Dixon Paces Opening Day of Practice for Grand Prix of Indianapolis
Posted 05.08.14
INDIANAPOLIS (Thursday, May 8, 2014) - As reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon expected, the competition on the 2.439-mile, 14-turn Indianapolis Motor Speedway circuit is razor close. He just happened to produce the best timed lap in the second practice session May 8 for the inaugural Grand Prix of ...FULL STORY »
IndyCar Series Driver Justin Wilson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Justin Wilson Looking forward to Inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis
Posted 05.08.14
Indianapolis, Ind. (8 May 2014) – The month of May has long played an iconic role in the landscape of the sport as winter thaws and the weeks leading up to the Indianapolis 500 add drama with each day. That excitement will start a little bit earlier this year, as ...FULL STORY »
The Belardi Auto Racing USF2000 squad is focused on filling up the IMS podium this weekend (Photo: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, LLC Photography)
Belardi Auto Racing Brings Expanded USF2000 Roster to Grand Prix of Indianapolis
Posted 05.08.14
Dutch pilot Jeroen Slaghekke joins Burkett and Jamin to grow international line-up INDIANAPOLIS, IN (May 8, 2014) – Over the past two years, Belardi Auto Racing has been gaining big-time momentum in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, winning races in both 2012 and 2013. This weekend, they head ...FULL STORY »
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Grammy Winner Rimes to Sing National Anthem at 98th Indy 500
Posted 05.08.14
INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, May 8, 2014 - Multiple Grammy Award-winning country music superstar LeAnn Rimes will sing the national anthem during pre-race ceremonies at the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 25, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. One of the world's most successful country music entertainers with a career ...FULL STORY »
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May Starts Now: Chevrolet IndyCar V6 Teams Destined for the Famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Posted 05.07.14
Team Chevy Looking to Score Third Victory of the Season at the Inaugural Grand Prix of Indy 2014 marks Chevrolet’s third year in Verizon IndyCar Series with 2.2-liter twin-turbocharged direct-injected purpose-built V6 engine fueled by E 85 Chevrolet won the IndyCar Series Manufacturer Championship in 2012 and 2013 Chevrolet kicked off the 2014 ...FULL STORY »
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Andretti Autosport 2014 VICS GP of Indianapolis Race Previews
Posted 05.07.14
Verizon IndyCar Series Race Preview: Grand Prix of Indianapolis Ryan Hunter-Reay, No. 28 DHL Honda First American to reach victory lane after clinching victory at Barber Motorsports Park in the last round of competition - his 12th career win Sits second in the Verizon IndyCar Series championship points standings, only 18 points behind ...FULL STORY »
2014 VICS Driver Josef Newgarden - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
Newgarden Eager for Grand Prix of Indianapolis, Month of May
Posted 05.07.14
INDIANAPOLIS (May 7, 2014) -- The Indianapolis Motor Speedway will host its firstVerizon IndyCar Series road course race this weekend, creating even more excitement for Josef Newgarden and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing (SFHR) during the renowned Month of May. Newgarden and the rest of the Verizon IndyCar Series field will compete in the inaugural 82-lap Grand Prix of Indianapolis ...FULL STORY »
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Jack Hawksworth 2014 VICS Grand Prix of Indianapolis Race Preview
Posted 05.07.14
GRAND PRIX OF INDIANAPOLIS Race Fast Facts Driver: Jack Hawksworth Car: No. 98 BHA/BBM Entrant name: BHA/BBM with Curb-Agajanian Event title: Grand Prix of Indianapolis Location: Indianapolis Motor Speedway Track: 14-turn, 2.434-mile road course 2014 event counter: The Grand Prix of Indianapolis is the 4th race (of 18) for the Verizon IndyCar Series Practice sessions: Thursday, May 8 from ...FULL STORY »
2014 VICS Driver Sebastian Saavedra on track in the No. 17 KV AFS Racing Dallara Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images
KV AFS Racing’s Sebastian Saavedra excited for inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis
Posted 05.07.14
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - May 7, 2014 - KV AFS Racing driver Sebastian Saavedra is excited about the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis on the newly re-designed road course at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Speedway, Indiana. Having tested the No. 17 KV AFS Racing Chevrolet/Dallara/Firestone machine on the 2.439 mile, 14-turn ...FULL STORY »


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