Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Commission Approves Initial IMS Facility Upgrade Plans
The Indiana Motorsports Commission approved preliminary plans by Hulman & Company to invest state funds on infrastructure upgrades at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, targeted at improvements that enhance the quality of motorsport events and the fan experience at the facility.
Sunday, December 08, 2013
2013 IMS Kids Club Holiday Event
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Free Admission Dec. 20 For IMS Hall Of Fame Museum, Track Tour
Free admission will be offered to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum and the narrated track tour on Friday, Dec. 20 as part of the “12 Free Days in Downtown Indy.”
Monday, November 18, 2013
IMS, NASCAR Team Up To Battle Emissions WIth Local Tree Planting
Reducing the carbon imprint created by on-track emissions at NASCAR races is the goal of a collaborative initiative between the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the NASCAR Green Tree Planting Program Delivered by UPS and the Arbor Day Foundation, which included planting 90 trees Friday, Nov. 15 at the Grand Park Sports Campus in Westfield, Ind.
Monday, November 18, 2013
Sixth Sprint Cup Title Secures Immortality For Humble Johnson
NASCAR is a team sport in which the driver gets the accolades for the victory. But to compare what Jimmie Johnson has accomplished by winning six NASCAR Sprint Cup titles in over the past eight seasons is comparable to Michael Jordan leading the Chicago Bulls to six NBA titles in the 1990s.
Friday, November 15, 2013
Kenseth, Harvick Searching For Way To Stop Johnson In Chase Finale
It’s down to “One Race to Decide The Chase” as NASCAR “Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship” concludes in the Ford EcoBoost 400 on Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Although three drivers are mathematically eligible for the 2013 Sprint Cup title, it would be a huge upset if four-time Brickyard 400 winner Jimmie Johnson does not win his sixth Sprint Cup title Sunday.
Friday, November 08, 2013
Johnson Hitting Stride In Stretch-Run Duel Against Kenseth For Chase Title
It’s down to two drivers with just two races to go in NASCAR’s “Chase to the Sprint Cup Championship.” That duel fittingly pits the two best drivers for the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season.
Thursday, November 07, 2013
O'Donnell, Frye Named To Executive Roles At Hulman Motorsports
Hulman & Company CEO Mark Miles has completed the formation of his leadership team by naming two accomplished sales and marketing executives with extensive automotive and racing industry roots as the leaders of the sales, licensing, marketing and communications functions of Hulman Motorsports.
Monday, November 04, 2013
2014 Super Weekend, Red Bull Indianapolis GP Tickets On Sale Now
Tickets are on sale for the 21st Kroger Super Weekend at the Brickyard and the seventh Red Bull Indianapolis GP, as the exciting NASCAR/TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and MotoGP World Championship events return to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 2014.
Friday, November 01, 2013
Relaxed, Confident Gordon Unleashes Hot Streak After Late Addition To Chase
Seven weeks ago, Jeff Gordon wasn’t even in The Chase. He had missed the 12-driver cut after a late-race caution at Richmond left him just one point out of 10th in the standings, and Gordon missed on the tie-breaker because he did not have a victory.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Johnson Takes Chase Lead Heading Into Sweet Spot At Martinsville
With four races to go in NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship, look who is in the lead -- five-time Cup champion and four-time Brickyard 400 winner Jimmie Johnson.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
2014 Brickyard Date Set For Sunday, July 27
The 2014 Crown Royal presents the “Your Hero’s Name Here” 400 at the Brickyard, the marquee event of the Kroger Super Weekend at the Brickyard, will take place on Sunday, July 27 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Harvick Emerges As Fourth Contender For Cup Title After Kansas Victory
Just when it appeared NASCAR’s “Chase for the Championship” was down to a three-driver battle involving Matt Kenseth, Jimmie Johnson and Kyle Busch, a new contender has jumped into contention – 2003 Brickyard 400 winner Kevin Harvick.
Thursday, October 03, 2013
Kyle Busch Stays On Steady Course Toward Top Of Chase
In past seasons, Kyle Busch would be one of the most impressive drivers in the 26 races leading up to NASCAR’s “Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship” by racking up victory after victory. But once “The Chase” began, Busch often would fall flat and out of contention early.
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Dale Jr. Knows Victory At Dover May Be Only Solution To Chase Woes
Matt Kenseth is on a roll by winning the first two races of NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship. But time is running out for Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Thursday, September 26, 2013
IMS To Host IndyCar Road Race In May 2014
An IZOD IndyCar Series race will take place in May 2014 on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, an event approved Thursday, Sept. 26 during a meeting of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, LLC board of directors.
Friday, September 20, 2013
New Era For Sports Cars Coming To IMS July 25, 2014
The exciting new world of sports car racing in the United States will come to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway next summer, as the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship will compete Friday, July 25 in the Brickyard Grand Prix during the Kroger Super Weekend at the Brickyard.
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Kenseth, Gordon Jump-Start Chase Chances Heading To New Hampshire
After NASCAR’s “Longest Day” – the Geico 300 at Chicagoland Speedway that kicked off the 2013 NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship – two drivers made the most out of the first race in the 10-race playoff.
Saturday, September 14, 2013
Gordon Returns To Chase As 13th Driver After Unprecendented Week For NASCAR
The original “Brickyard Legend” will get to compete in NASCAR’s “Chase for the Championship,” after all, as inaugural Brickyard 400 winner Jeff Gordon was added to The Chase by NASCAR officials late Friday at Chicagoland Speedway.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Newman Rides Roller Coaster Into Chase After NASCAR Drops Hammer On MWR
2013 Brickyard 400 winner Newman, from South Bend, Ind., was poised to make the Chase the old-fashioned way – by earning it with a victory last Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway and qualifying with two wins this season. He was just seven laps from accomplishing that goal before one of the most controversial and scandalous events in NASCAR history unfolded. Michael Waltrip Racing driver Clint Bowyer was informed over the team’s radio that Newman was about to win the race.
Friday, September 06, 2013
Dramatic Victory At Richmond Would Guarantee Gordon's Spot In Chase
Jeff Gordon has been in this position before – last year, in fact – when it comes down to one race to get into NASCAR’s “Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship.”
Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Smoke Will Rise: Stewart Promises Full-Throttle Comeback In 2014
For the first time since suffering a severely broken right leg in a sprint car crash Aug. 5 in Oskaloosa, Iowa, three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion and two-time Brickyard 400 winner Tony Stewart talked Sept. 3 with the media about the most serious crash of his career.
Friday, August 30, 2013
Kurt Busch heads to Stewart-Haas. How will that affect his chance to make the Chase?
Kurt Busch is set for the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season after he was added to Stewart-Haas Racing as the team owned by Tony Stewart of Columbus, Ind., expands to four cars next year. But before Busch switches teams he still has to grab a spot in NASCAR’s “Chase for the Championship” with his current team at Furniture Row Racing.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Pressure Is On To Make Strides Toward Chase In 'Bristol Bash'
The IRWIN Tools Night Race on Saturday night, Aug. 24 at Bristol Motor Speedway could be the pivotal race for one of the two Wild Card positions that are available in NASCAR’s “Race for the Sprint Cup Championship.” And when Joey Logano scored his first victory for Penske Racing in the Pure Michigan 400 Sunday, Aug. 18 at Michigan International Speedway, he beaome a serious contender to make “The Chase.”
Thursday, August 15, 2013
Kahne Ready To Face Pressure Of Making Chase In Stretch Run
After finishing 34th at Watkins Glen International, the pressure is on Kasey Kahne to pick up the pace to make “The Chase.”