1. IndyCar Series: Japan Race Moves from Oval to Road Course

    The final race in Japan will not be on the famous egg-shaped oval. Instead, the series will compete on a 2.98 mile, 14 turn road course at the Twin Ring Motegi Motorsports facility...

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  2. Indiana Pacers: Frank Vogel One Step Closer to Head Coach

    It appears that Frank Vogel will soon become the next head coach of the Indiana Pacers . Vogel met with team president Larry Bird on Wednesday, where he was told that he will have to hire three assistant coaches if he gets the job...

    Chad Smith Written by Chad Smith about 3 years ago 446 reads 2 comments

  3. IndyCar: With Danica Patrick Leaving, Should Andretti Autosport Downsize?

    The speculation out there today is that Danica Patrick is close to signing a deal that will land her in the NASCAR Nationwide Series full-time next year...

    Chad Smith Written by Chad Smith about 3 years ago 488 reads 2 comments

  4. Indy 500: Why Dan Wheldon Winning the Centennial Race Is a Perfect Fit

    It is called the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing", the "Biggest Race in the World", and quite simply, "Indy". This year's race was also named the "Most Important Race in History"...

    Chad Smith Written by Chad Smith about 3 years ago 674 reads 6 comments

  5. Indy 500: Danica Patrick and the Five Biggest Surprises of the Centennial Race

    The 2011 Indianapolis 500 is in the books and my head is about ready to explode. This year provided some of the best racing, lead changes and heartbreak we have ever seen in the race's 100 year history...

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  6. Indy 500: Panther Racing Heartbreak Gives Wheldon His Second Indianapolis Win

    Panther Racing has now finished in second place the last four years at Indianapolis. None of them were even close to the heartbreak that was seen today...

    Chad Smith Written by Chad Smith about 3 years ago 188 reads 0 comments

  7. Indy 500: Welcome Race Fans, to the Greatest Spectacle in Racing

    Good morning race fans—or should I say, Merry Christmas! May 29 has finally arrived, and today we will find out who will win the 95th running of the Indianapolis 500. I bring you this article from here in the media center from inside the speedway...

    Chad Smith Written by Chad Smith about 3 years ago 361 reads 0 comments

  8. Indy 500: Previewing and Predicting the 95th Running at Indianapolis

    We have waited patiently for almost a year now. The anticipation and excitement has been building for weeks. Finally, the 100th anniversary of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing is set to run tomorrow, and it looks like Mother Nature is going to cooperate..

    Chad Smith Written by Chad Smith about 3 years ago 283 reads 1 comments

  9. Indy 500: Why a Favorite Not Winning the Race Would Be Great for IndyCar

    Over the past decade, the favorites to win the Indianapolis 500 have been comprised of three teams. This year, not having those teams dominate could be exactly what the sport needs...

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  10. Indy 500: What a Spectacle It Would Be If Ray Harroun Could See Sunday's Race

    Things can change dramatically in two or three years. Imagine how things evolve over an entire century...

    Chad Smith Written by Chad Smith about 3 years ago 345 reads 1 comments

  11. Indy 500: Five Drivers Starting Behind Row Three That Can Win on Sunday

    20 drivers have won the Indianapolis 500 from the pole position. Another 22 drivers have gone on to win the Greatest Spectacle in Racing after starting in second or third (11 each)...

    Chad Smith Written by Chad Smith about 3 years ago 375 reads 2 comments

  12. Indy 500: Should Team Penske Be Worried About Their Chances on Sunday?

    Roger Penske has 15 Indianapolis 500 wins as an owner, more than anyone in the race's 100-year history. This year, it appears that No. 16 is going to be tougher than ever. Rick Mears and Helio Castroneves have combined for seven of those wins...

    Chad Smith Written by Chad Smith about 3 years ago 282 reads 0 comments

  13. Indy 500: Danica Patrick, News, Analysis, Results and More from Indianapolis

    The Indianapolis 500 is now less than a week away. We have made it through the rain delays, a few frightening crashes and an extremely frantic Qualification weekend...

    Chad Smith Written by Chad Smith about 3 years ago 267 reads 2 comments

  14. Indianapolis 500: Field Is Set for 2011 Greatest Spectacle in Racing

    The 100th anniversary race of the very first Indianapolis 500 was set this afternoon. There was drama and rain, which has been the theme all week long...

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  15. Indianapolis 500: Pole Day Filled with Drama as Andretti Looks for Answers

    To say that Pole Day for this year's Indianapolis 500 was filled with drama, just might be the understatement of the year. Alex Tagliani captured the pole for this year's Indianapolis 500, but there was drama and excitement throughout the entire day...

    Chad Smith Written by Chad Smith about 3 years ago 319 reads 0 comments

  16. Indianapolis 500: Busy Day on Track Highlighted by Simona's Crash, Power's Speed

    With no rain in sight, the speedway at the Indianapolis 500 saw a lot of action today as teams made sure they got plenty of practice time in...

    Chad Smith Written by Chad Smith about 3 years ago 154 reads 0 comments

  17. Indianapolis 500: Weather Gives Drivers a Chance to Practice Their Planking

    There were a lot of laps turned at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway today, none of them by an IndyCar though...

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  18. Indianapolis 500: Cold and Rain Put Many Teams Behind the Eight Ball

    It would be foolish to think that we could have warm and sunny weather every day at IMS, but this is getting ridiculous. Once again, mother nature kept the cars in the garage for the most part today at the speedway...

    Chad Smith Written by Chad Smith about 3 years ago 57 reads 0 comments

  19. Indianapolis 500: Alex Tagliani Posts Fastest Lap in First Full Practice Session

    Monday brought cooler temperatures at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but there was no rain. For the first time this year, we had a full scheduled six hour practice session that resulted in a total of 1379 laps turned by 39 cars...

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  20. Indianapolis 500: 100th Anniversary Field for Indianapolis 500 "Greatest 33" Set

    The results are in for the voting of "The Greatest 33." After months of voting all around the world, the numbers have been tallied and the field has been set...

    Chad Smith Written by Chad Smith about 3 years ago 706 reads 2 comments

  21. Indianapolis 500: Rain Cancels Day 2 of Practice, but Next Week Looks Good

    Coming into Saturday morning, we thought we would have two days of just standing around. We lucked out on Opening Day, but reality sunk in today at the speedway. The rain began Saturday evening, went through the night, and lasted into today...

    Chad Smith Written by Chad Smith about 3 years ago 285 reads 0 comments

  22. Indianapolis 500: Recapping a Busy Opening Day at the Speedway

    Mother Nature showed some respect for Opening Day at IMS, holding off the rain showers for the majority of the day. As I pointed my car towards IMS earlier this morning, I checked the radar a couple more times, hoping not to see any green...

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  23. Indianapolis 500: Opening Day Could Be Quiet on Track, Not in Garage Area

    The past five days in Indianapolis have been in the mid 80s with sunshine. Beginning tonight, the rain moves in and the temperature drops back into the 60s and 50s. Typical Indiana weather...

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  24. Indianapolis 500: Orientation Complete, Time for Opening Day

    Today, 418 laps were turned at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. No records were set, but there was a lot of learning, and some eyebrows were raised...

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  25. 2011 Indianapolis 500: Rookie Drivers Getting Much Needed Practice at IMS Today

    Seven drivers will be the first to hit the track at Indianapolis Motor Speedway today in preparation for the 2011 Indianapolis 500 ...

    Chad Smith Written by Chad Smith about 3 years ago 456 reads 0 comments