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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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Fernando Alonso
Formula One Champion Alonso To Test May 3 at IMS
Two-time Formula One World Champion Fernando Alonso will begin on-track preparation for his Indianapolis 500 debut with a test session Wednesday, May 3 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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Fernando Alonso
'Triple Crown' Remains Moon Landing of Motor Racing
Seven-hundred and ninety-two drivers have strapped into a car on Race Day since 1911 to attempt to win the Indianapolis 500. At least that many drivers have raced on the public roads and long straights of Le Mans, France, with its fields of 50-plus sports cars. And hundreds of Formula One drivers have dared to race on the narrow, unforgiving streets of the principality of Monaco.
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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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Jim Cornelison
Famed Chicago Blackhawks Performer Cornelison To Sing 'Back Home Again In Indiana' before Start of 101st Indianapolis 500
Jim Cornelison, renowned for his stirring rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner” at Chicago Blackhawks’ home games, will sing “Back Home Again In Indiana” before the start of the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil on Sunday, May 28 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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Jay Howard
Howard Ready For Indy 500 Return
The 36-year-old Brit will drive the No. 77 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda with support from the Tony Stewart Foundation Team One Cure in the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil.
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Michael Shank
Shank Completes Long, Winding Road to Entering Indy 500
Shank, 50, from Columbus, Ohio, has dreamed of making it to Indianapolis Motor Speedway since childhood. He attended his first Indy 500 as a spectator in 1987 and made one Indy car start as a driver, finishing 16th at Las Vegas in 1997. Even after transitioning to ownership, which saw him excel in Formula Atlantics and most recently flourish in sports cars, he’s never lost sight of his ultimate ambition.
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Rolling Stage Band
Jonathan Jackson + Enation Add Excitement to Indy 500 Pre-Race
Alternative rock band Jonathan Jackson + Enation will bring its singular style and energy to the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil pre-race festivities Sunday, May 28, performing on a specially designed rolling stage that debuted during last year’s race.
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Fernando Alonso
Alonso's Indy 500 decision is talk of F1 Paddock in Bahrain
Fernando Alonso's announcement this week that he will compete in the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil was one of the most surprising and shocking announcements in years. As the Formula One community arrived in Bahrain for this weekend's grand prix, Alonso's news drew interesting reactions from fellow Formula One competitors.
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Stefan Wilson
Wilson Steps Out Of Indy 500 Ride For Good of IMS, INDYCAR Racing
Stefan Wilson agreed to put off his second Indy 500 start until 2018 because of what the race means to him, that and his love of Indianapolis Motor Speedway and belief in the Verizon IndyCar Series. As much as the younger brother of the late Justin Wilson wants to honor a memory and make a name for himself, he couldn’t deny the greater benefit of having Fernando Alonso and McLaren in this race.
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