Articles tagged ‘Indianapolis (IN)’

Jul 22

Kevin Harvick 2013 NSCS Brickyard 400 Race Preview

2013 Kevin Harvick (Jimmy Johns) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images Kevin Harvick   No. 29 Jimmy John's Chevrolet SS   Event Preview Fact Sheet   This Week's Jimmy John's Chevrolet SS at Indianapolis Motor Speedway ... Kevin Harvick will pilot chassis No. 429 from the Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stable in the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. This Chevrolet is new to the No. 29 team lineup and will turn its first competitive laps this weekend at the 2.5-mile oval. Freaky Fast! Freaky Good! ... Jimmy John's joins Harvick and the No. 29 team for their fourth of eight races during the 2013 Sprint Cup Series season. The 37-year-old driver has competed in 12 events at Indianapolis Motor Speedway since his first NASCAR appearance at the track in 2001. Harvick visited Victory Lane ... FULL STORY »

Paul Menard 2013 NSCS Brickyard 400 Race Preview

Paul Menard kissing the bricks after winning the NSCS Brickyard 400 in 2011 - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR Paul Menard  No. 27 Duracell/Menards Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Duracell/Menards Chevrolet ... Paul Menard will pilot chassis No. 428 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. This No. 27 Chevrolet SS is a new addition to the Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup ... FULL STORY »

Richard Childress Racing 2013 NSCS Brickyard 400 Race Preview

Richard Childress Racing Logo Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series News and Notes    Race: Brickyard 400 Date: Sunday, July 28, 2013 Location: Indianapolis Motor Speedway RCR at the Brickyard ... In 19 previous NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Richard Childress Racing has posted two pole awards (Kevin Harvick ... FULL STORY »

A Fifth Win at Brickyard For Gordon Would be ‘Unimaginable’

Jeff Gordon (Pepsi Max) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images  INDIANAPOLIS  (July 22, 2013) - Jeff Gordon is back "home" again in Indiana, and he hopes to celebrate this trip with a fifth. Gordon, who grew up in nearby Pittsboro, has four victories at the famed speedway including the inaugural event in ... FULL STORY »

Motorsports This Week on ESPN

ESPN Logo ESPN Begins NASCAR Sprint Cup Coverage at Indianapolis ESPN begins its telecasts of the final 17 races of the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season with the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, July 28. NASCAR Countdown airs at noon ET with the race’s green ... FULL STORY »

2013 Indianapolis Motor Speedway NASCAR & GRAND-AM Weekend Track Event Schedule


Afterburner Autosport Shows Pace in Lone USF2000 Championship Oval Event

Afterburner Autosport exited the lone oval still second in both the team and driver standings. (Photo: USF2000 Championship - John Hendrick) Talented trio of Gooden, Newey, and Slaghekke earned valuable experience and points in Round Five as part of famed Night Before the 500 event MINNEAPOLIS, MIN. (May 29, 2013) – The lone oval race on the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered ... FULL STORY »

JAY Motorsports and French rookie Florian Latorre gained valuable experience during the lone oval race on the USF2000 Championship schedule. (Photo: USF2000 Championship - John Hendrick)
JAY Motorsports Exits USF2000 Championship Oval Run with Valuable Experience
Posted 05.29.13
French rookie Latorre showcased good speed in Night Before the 500 event PALMETTO, FLA. (May 29, 2013) – The lone oval event on the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda calendar this past Saturday (May 25) at Lucas Oil Raceway was a successful learning affair for JAY Motorsports. With rising ...FULL STORY »
Neil Alberico led every lap at Lucas Oil Raceway to win the Night Before the 500 race. (Photo: USF2000 Championship - John Hendrick)
Alberico Returns to USF2000 Championship Victory Lane at Prestigious Night Before the 500
Posted 05.29.13
Up-and-coming American led every lap in lone oval on series calendar to re-ignite title charge LOS GATOS, CALIF. (May 29, 2013) – Neil Alberico re-established himself as a driver to beat in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda on Saturday night (May 25) with a stellar win at Lucas Oil Raceway. ...FULL STORY »
The 2013 IICS Indy 500 Winning Car Driven By Tony Kanaan - No. 11 Hydroxycut KV Racing Technology/SH Racing car and the waiting Borg-Warner Trophy - Photo Credit: Paul Powell/Catchfence
Kanaan Earns $2.3 Million For Winning 97th Indianapolis 500
Posted 05.28.13
INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, May 27, 2013 - Tony Kanaan earned $2,353,355 from an overall purse of $12,020,065 for his victory Sunday, May 26 in the 97th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. Brazil native Kanaan, who started 12th, set a record winning speed of 187.433 mph, breaking the previous mark of 185.981 set by ...FULL STORY »
Tony Kanaan with the Borg Warner Wreath and Milk After Winning the 97th Indianapolis 500 - Photo Credit: Firestone Racing
Firestone Racing Firehawk Tires 2013 IICS Indy 500 Post-Race Report
Posted 05.26.13
FIRESTONE FIREHAWK RACE REPORT IZOD IndyCar Series – 97th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race Indianapolis Motor Speedway – Speedway, Ind. Sunday, May 26, 2013 – Round 5 of 19 Top-5 Finishers: 1. Tony Kanaan; 2. Carlos Munoz; 3. Ryan Hunter-Reay; 4. Marco Andretti; 5. Justin Wilson. Race Temperatures: Track ranged from 76°-79° F (24°-26° C) and ambient from ...FULL STORY »
Tony Kanaan takes the 2013 IICS Indy 500 Checkered Flags for his first Brickyard victory- Photo Credit: Walter Kuhn for IMS
Kanaan Wins Record-Breaking 97th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race
Posted 05.26.13
INDIANAPOLIS (Sunday, May 26, 2013) - Tony Kanaan realized a dream that began decades earlier that took him from Brazil to Europe to America. In a race that featured an astonishing 68 race-record lead changes among a race-record 14 drivers, the popular Brazilian earned the victory in the 97th Indianapolis 500 ...FULL STORY »
Josef Newgarden in pit lane -- Photo Credit: Shawn Gritzmacher for IMS
Newgarden and SFHR Finish 28th in 2013 Indy 500
Posted 05.26.13
INDIANAPOLIS (May 26, 2013) - It was a bumpy race for Josef Newgarden's second Indianapolis 500, as the driver of the No. 21 Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing (SFHR) Century 21/Dallara/Honda/Firestone car finished 28th, completing 191 of 200 laps. "We're not sure what happened," Newgarden said. "We still have to investigate things, ...FULL STORY »
Marco Andretti (top) and Tony Kanaan (bottom) fight for the lead -- Photo Credit: Jim Haines for IMS
Andretti Autosport 2013 IICS Indianapolis 500 Post-Race Report
Posted 05.26.13
Andretti Autosport, IZOD IndyCar Series Race Report: 97th Running Indianapolis 500 Carlos Muñoz, No. 26 Unistraw Chevrolet The 21-year-old Colombian led today's 500-mile race for 12 laps and recorded the fastest leading lap at 223.651mph. Getting out of the No. 26 Unistraw Chevrolet, Muñoz, surrounded by family, was upset he could not ...FULL STORY »
The 2013 IICS No. 4 National Guard/"Soldier of Steel" car driven by JR Hildebrand too damaged to continue. - Photo Credit: Paul Powell/Catchfence
Panther Leaves 97th Indianapolis 500 with Bell in 27th; Hildebrand 33rd
Posted 05.26.13
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - (May 26, 2013) – Panther Racing concluded the 97th Running of the Indianapolis 500 with drivers Townsend Bell and JR Hildebrand finishing in the 27th and 33rd positions, respectively. Bell was able to lead the race, marking the third time in the last six seasons that Panther has led the ...FULL STORY »
2013 IICS Driver Alex Tagliani in the No. 98 Barracuda Racing Indycar - Photo Credit: Walter Kuhn for IMS
Brush with Turn One Wall Ends Tagliani’s Charge at Indy
Posted 05.26.13
Indianapolis, IN - May 26, 2013 - Alex Tagliani and his Barracuda Racing crew were on their way to a strong Indy 500 finish on Sunday when a minor incident and subsequent prolonged pit stop put them in P24 with the checkered flag. Tagliani started the 97th running of the Indianapolis ...FULL STORY »

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