Thursday, June 13, 2013
IMS Statement On Passing Of Jason Leffler
A statement from Indianapolis Motor Speedway Chief Operating Officer J. Douglas Boles about the death of driver Jason Leffler from injuries suffered in a sprint-car race June 12 at Bridgeport Speedway in Swedesboro, N.J.:
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Newman Driving On Wave Of Momentum Entering Michigan
There are many top drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series who are “Back Home Again in Indiana” when they arrive at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Kroger Super Weekend at the Brickyard. Drivers such as four-time Brickyard 400 winner Jeff Gordon of Pittsboro, Ind., and two-time Brickyard winner Tony Stewart of Columbus, Ind. – drivers who know what it takes to win the Cup title and the NASCAR race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Country Stars To Perform July 27 - 28 At Brickfest Music Festival
Big Machine once again will bring a host of country music artists, including headliner Justin Moore, to the Brickfest Music Festival on Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28 during the Kroger Super Weekend at the Brickyard at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Thursday, June 06, 2013
Stewart's Heat To Revive Season Burns With More Intensity After Dover Win
Tony Stewart, who has turned jousting with the media into an art form, strolled into the media center Sunday, June 2 at Dover Downs International Raceway and made a surprising announcement.
Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Driver Could Win $1 Million At Indiana 250 On July 27 At IMS
The Indiana 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race on Saturday, July 27 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will be the final event in the Dash 4 Cash, a popular, returning program that could award $1 million to a driver and will award $100,000 to a fan.
Monday, June 03, 2013
Sprint To Bricks Starts With Tight Action In Detroit GRAND-AM Races
With an unforgettable and record-setting Indianapolis 500, the month of May raced into history. But with an intense schedule of races that build up to the Brickyard Grand Prix on Friday, July 26 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, June and July could feel even faster for GRAND-AM teams.
Friday, May 31, 2013
Careful Thought, Team Talent Help Johnson Take Control Of 2013
There are few tracks where five-time Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson has not dominated throughout his 11-season career at NASCAR’s highest level.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Edwards Tries To Gain Ground On Leader Johnson In NASCAR'S Longest Race
This is a weekend that has something for every race fan – from the 97th Indianapolis 500 to the Grand Prix of Monaco to the Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. It’s the “Super Sunday” of motorsports around the world, as auto racing is king on this one day.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Victory Lane: Jimmie Johson
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Final Laps: Johnson kisses Indy's bricks for a fourth time
Friday, May 10, 2013
Fans Can Get Complete IMS Information From New Mobile App
Indianapolis Motor Speedway fans can get complete, up-to-the-minute information about events at the Racing Capital of the World anywhere and anytime through a new IMS mobile app.
Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Memories of Incredible Finish, IndyCar Test Carry Busch Into Darlington
It’s quite a week for Kurt Busch.
Consider the following:
1 – During the Aaron’s 499 on May 5 at Talladega Superspeedway, Busch was part of a massive late-race wreck where his No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet became airborne before landing on the roof of Ryan Newman’s car. Neither driver was injured in one of the “Big Ones” at Talladega, but it was a ride that NASCAR drivers prefer they never take.
Thursday, May 02, 2013
Kenseth Puts Penalty Behind, Focuses On Continued Strength At Talladega
When NASCAR last competed on a high-speed, high-banked, restrictor-plate superspeedway, Matt Kenseth looked like the driver to beat. In his first race for Joe Gibbs Racing, Kenseth had the No. 20 Toyota Camry leading the field at the biggest race on the schedule – the Daytona 500.
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
NASCAR Sprint Cup Speed Limit Rises During Test At IMS
The NASCAR speed limit at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will climb this July, as the new Gen-6 car was very fast during a private Goodyear tire test April 30 on the 2.5-mile oval.
Saturday, April 27, 2013
IMSC Receives Legislative Approval Of Motorsports Initiative
The Indiana General Assembly approved a bill as the clocked approached midnight Friday, April 26 that will strengthen the state’s position as a global leader in the motorsports industry and create benefits for economic development in tourism, hospitality and motorsports, including upgrades and improvements at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Tempers, Tension Rise As NASCAR Heads To Short Track Saturday Night
When it comes to hot tempers in NASCAR, that is usually the result of fender-slamming on the short tracks or “The Big One” at a restrictor-plate superspeedway such as Talladega. And when it comes to penalties, Matt Kenseth is usually among the last drivers one would expect to draw the ire of NASCAR inspectors.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Kyle Busch Blends New Maturity, Constant Talent Into NASCAR Hot Streak
Kyle Busch will be the first to admit that he has plenty of self-belief when it comes to competing in a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.
Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Danica Makes Big Strides With Strong Martinsville Run
When a NASCAR Sprint Cup driver starts 32nd and finishes 12th at Martinsville Speedway, it’s a pretty good advancement. But for the most part, it will be overlooked, especially when the winner of the race is “Mr. Martinsville,” Jimmie Johnson.
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Hot Tempers Steal Spotlight From Steady Points Leader Earnhardt
Perhaps it was a good time for NASCAR to have a pause in the schedule for Easter weekend because after all that happened in the previous race at Auto Club Speedway, the competitors needed a chance to cool off.
Saturday, March 30, 2013
2013 IMS Kids Club Easter Egg Hunt
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Area Kids To Enjoy Easter Egg Hunt March 30 At IMS
Families are invited to enjoy a fun, exciting spring tradition featuring a special appearance by the Easter Bunny and Indianapolis 500 drivers Ed Carpenter and Alex Tagliani at the third annual Indianapolis Motor Speedway Kids Club Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Tempers Boil Over Between Stewart, Logano After Hot Fontana Finish
As a team owner in the Indianapolis 500, there is no bigger “Brickyard Legend” than Roger Penske, whose cars have won a record 15 Indy 500s. As a homegrown race driver from Indiana, it’s hard to find anyone that represents the Hoosier State and its racing heritage better than Tony Stewart of Columbus, Ind.
Monday, March 25, 2013
Race Day Turn 3 Infield Parking On Sale For IMS Events
New parking option ideal for tailgating race fans
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
IMS Events Add $510 Million Annually Into Indiana Economy
Friday, March 15, 2013
Cup Drivers Get Ready For Close Contact At Bristol Bullring
Two former winners at the Brickyard are the top two leaders of the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings heading into the first short-track race of the season Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway.