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Fashon Friday
Indy 500 Fans: Show Greatest Wardrobe in Racing on #500FashionFridays
Indianapolis 500 fans are encouraged to show their pride for the world's greatest race every Friday in the celebratory Month of May 2017 by wearing black, white and checkers to work, school and leisure activities.
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Doug Boles
IMS, INDYCAR Retain Ties with Purdue Grand Prix
So many go-kart team participants who competed in Saturday’s 60th running of “The Greatest Spectacle in College Racing” at West Lafayette, Indiana, have an ambitious eye toward the future. Be it drivers or team members, these Purdue University engineering students aspire to be a part of the Indianapolis 500, “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.”
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Fernando Alonso
Alonso Begins Indy 500 Learning Process with Visit To Barber
If nothing more can be gleaned from Fernando Alonso’s visit today to Barber Motorsports Park – and his plan to race in the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil on May 28 – it’s that racers share one goal: to be faster than the rest, no matter the car or venue.
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JW Marriott
JW Marriott To Celebrate 'Greatest CITY in Racing' with Huge Indy 500 Message
The Indianapolis skyline will again celebrate the Month of May and the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil, with a JW Marriott façade installation greeting residents and visitors from across the globe with a special, larger-than-life message.
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A.J. Foyt - A Legendary Exhibition
Foyt’s Cars, Memorabilia Featured in IMS Museum Exhibit Opening Friday, April 14
Racing fans can enjoy a walk through the incredible career of four-time Indianapolis 500 winner A.J. Foyt by visiting a new exhibit that opens Friday, April 14 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum.
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Fernando Alonso
Two-Time F1 Champion Alonso To Compete in 101st Indianapolis 500
McLaren announced today that Fernando Alonso, Formula One’s two-time champion and three-time runner-up, will compete in the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil on May 28.
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Jim Clark
Indy 500 Boasts Rich Tradition of Attracting F1 Champions
Spanish superstar Alonso is attempting to become the 13th Formula One World Champion to start the Indianapolis 500, joining Mario Andretti, Alberto Ascari, Jack Brabham, Jim Clark, Emerson Fittipaldi, Graham Hill, Denis Hulme, Nigel Mansell, Nelson Piquet, Jochen Rindt, Jackie Stewart and Jacques Villeneuve.
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Greenpower Student Electric Car Challenge to Help Kick Off Month of May
In partnership with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS), along with support from Siemens and SCCA, the GreenpowerUSA Foundation announces that middle and high school students will be racing during Month of May at the Racing Capital of the World. The Greenpower Electric Car Challenge at IMS will take place on Monday, May 1, 2017, helping to kick off an exciting month of action at the Speedway.
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Indy 500
New 500 Forward Initiative To Accelerate Celebration of 101st Indianapolis 500
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced today a new collaborative community effort, 500 Forward, to elevate and extend celebrations surrounding the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil and the Month of May.
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Bryan Clauson
Clauson Remembered With IRMA Historical Marker
Stories were shared and tears shed before, during and after a one-hour ceremony to commemorate the unveiling of a historical marker with Clauson’s picture, his many racing accomplishments and his legacy. Indiana Racing Memorial Association (IRMA) and the City of Noblesville teamed with Clauson’s family to place the marker in this sentimental place.
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James Hinchcliffe
Hinchcliffe Victorious On Streets Of Long Beach
James Hinchcliffe stole hearts in Southern California last fall with a runner-up effort on “Dancing with the Stars,” and the Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver did one better in his return by claiming victory at today’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
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Jack Harvey
Harvey Joins Andretti Autosport Lineup for 101st Indy 500
Harvey was named today by Andretti Autosport to drive its No. 50 Honda in a partnership with longtime team sponsor AutoNation. Harvey, winner of 2015 Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires races on both the IMS road course and oval, will make his Verizon IndyCar Series debut as the fifth Andretti Autosport Indy 500 entry alongside full-season drivers Marco Andretti, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Alexander Rossi and Takuma Sato.
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