Friday, May 09, 2008
Teams Brace For Pole Day After Rain Ends Fast Friday Early
Pole Day is next for Indianapolis 500 drivers and teams after showers halted practice nearly three hours early Friday at IMS. Scott Dixon was fastest at 226.968 mph. Pole Day starts with practice from 9-11 a.m. (ET), with qualifying from noon-6 p.m.
Thursday, May 08, 2008
Pole Pressure Mounts As Rain Washes Away Another Practice Day
Rain has forced the cancellation of 92nd Indianapolis 500 practice for the second consecutive day Thursday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Practice is scheduled to resume at noon (ET) Friday, with Pole Day looming Saturday.
Wednesday, May 07, 2008
Showers Wash Out Indy 500 Practice Wednesday
Practice for the 92nd Indianapolis 500 was washed out by persistent showers Wednesday before a car could turn a lap at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Practice will resume at noon (ET) Thursday, with Pole Day looming on the horizon Saturday!
Tuesday, May 06, 2008
Andretti Raises Speed Limit To 226 On First Day For Vets
Marco Andretti wasted little time establishing himself as a favorite for the PEAK Motor Oil Pole for the 92nd Indianapolis 500 after turning a top lap of 226.599 mph Tuesday, the first day of veteran practice. Tony Kanaan was second at 225.269. Practice continues Wednesday.
Monday, May 05, 2008
Lloyd Climbs To Head Of Indy Rookie Class At 223
2007 Firestone Indy Lights champion Alex Lloyd proved a fast study Monday, leading the final day of the Rookie Orientation Program for the 92nd Indianapolis 500 at 223.033 mph. Hideki Mutoh was second at 222.600 and Will Power third at 222.267. Veterans are on track for the first time from noon-6 p.m. (ET) Tuesday.
Saturday, May 03, 2008
Power Leads Rookie Trio Past 220 On Indy 500 Opening Day
Ten drivers passed the Rookie Orientation Program on Sunday during Indianapolis Star Opening Day for the 92nd Indianapolis 500, with Will Power leading the speed charts at 220.694 mph. EJ Viso was second at 220.445, with Oriol Servia rounding out the trio that exceeded 220 mph at 220.102.
Tuesday, April 15, 2008
IndyCar Series Phenom Rahal To Appear Tonight On 'Late Show'
IndyCar Series rookie sensation Graham Rahal will appear on the "Late Show with David Letterman" on Wednesday, April 16. Rahal, 19, will talk about becoming the youngest winner in major open-wheel racing history April 6 in the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. The show starts at 11:30 p.m. (ET) on CBS. Check your local listings.
Thursday, February 14, 2008
'Wing And Wheel' Loadall In Iraq Reminds U.S. Sailor Of Home
Seeing a piece of machinery in the middle of the Iraqi desert was the last thing Danny Moss thought would remind him of home. Then he saw the famous "Wing and Wheel" logo of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and a message that says "We Support Our Troops" on a loadall.
Tuesday, January 29, 2008
Fans Can Order Brickyard Box Lunches For 2008 IMS Events Now
The Food & Beverage Department of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is accepting orders for the Brickyard Box Lunch, a satisfying meal to enjoy on Race Day at the track. Fans may place orders for the Indianapolis 500, Allstate 400 at the Brickyard and Red Bull Indianapolis GP and pick up their lunch on Race Day at IMS.
Friday, January 25, 2008
IMS Racing Kickoff Party Feb. 17 To Benefit Vogler Scholarship Fund
Central Indiana racing fans can take the green flag on the 2008 motorsports season by watching the Daytona 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Racing Kickoff Party on Sunday, Feb. 17. The party will benefit the Rich Vogler Memorial Scholarship Fund, a program that began in 1990 in memory of the five-time Indianapolis 500 starter and multiple USAC champion.
Monday, January 21, 2008
PGA Merchandise Show -- Jan. 17-19, Orlando, Fla.
Wednesday, January 16, 2008
New Web Site Puts IMS Productions' Award-Winning Work In Spotlight
A new Web site was launched recently to feature the various professional services offered by IMS Productions, the state-of-the-art video production arm of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The colorful, easy-to-navigate site can be found at
Wednesday, January 09, 2008
2008 'Grounds Tour' Providing Behind-The-Scenes View Of IMS
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum has announced numerous spring, late-summer and early-fall dates for its popular "Grounds Tour" in 2008, with many more summer dates to be announced shortly.
Monday, January 07, 2008
IMS Productions Welcomes 2008 With Staff Promotions, Hiring
IMS Productions, the state-of-the-art video production arm of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, recently announced several key staff promotions, shifts in responsibilities and a new employee. Brian Gordon, Brian Annakin and Steve Stiles were promoted, Mark Condron was assigned additional responsibilities, and Hannah Mayberry has joined IMS Productions.
Saturday, January 05, 2008
Ganassi To Field IMS All-Star Team In Rolex 24 Entries
Six of the eight drivers in Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates' two entries in the Rolex 24 At Daytona have raced at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, with four victories among those drivers.
Saturday, December 29, 2007
IMS Legend Carnegie Reflects On Changes To Speedway
Tom Carnegie was the voice of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway from 1946 until his retirement in 2006, and he witnessed the evolution of IMS perhaps more than anyone. Carnegie took a tour of the facility recently, seeing the new road course for the Red Bull Indianapolis GP, and shared his thoughts about the changes to IMS.
Saturday, December 15, 2007
Order By These Dates For IMS Online Store Gifts To Arrive By Christmas!
The holiday shopping season is reaching the homestretch, but there's still time for last-minute shoppers to buy great gifts at the
Monday, December 10, 2007
IMS Wins Prestigious Formula One Promotional Award
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has won the FIA Formula One Promotional Trophy, presented to the best promoter and event organizer in Formula One each year. It's the second time in seven years IMS has won the award, also capturing the honor in 2000 after the inaugural United States Grand Prix at Indianapolis.
Friday, November 23, 2007
Start Your Holiday Shopping Engines The Easy Way With IMS!
It's first weekend of the holiday shopping season, when millions of shoppers brave traffic and long lines to find gift-buying bargains. You can avoid the hassle and start crossing names off your gift list today by shopping from home at the also make a great gift!
Thursday, November 22, 2007
Happy Thanksgiving From IMS
Everyone at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway wishes you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving!
Wednesday, November 21, 2007
IMS Offering Special Online Shopping Area For Holidays
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway unveiled a
Monday, November 12, 2007
Get Your 2008 IMS Race Tickets Before Somebody Else Does!
Tickets for all three world-class events in 2008 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway - the 92nd Indianapolis 500, 15th Allstate 400 at the Brickyard and inaugural Red Bull Indianapolis GP - are on sale now! The best seats for all three races will sell quickly. Fans can buy tickets online, on the phone or in person.
Thursday, November 08, 2007
2008 IMS Race Tickets Go On Sale At 8 A.M. Monday, Nov. 12
Tickets for all three world-class events in 2008 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway - the 92nd Indianapolis 500, 15th Allstate 400 at the Brickyard and inaugural Red Bull Indianapolis GP - will go on sale at 8 a.m. (ET) Monday, Nov. 12. The best seats for all three races will sell quickly. Fans can buy tickets online, on the phone or in person.
Monday, November 05, 2007
Respected Broadcast Executive Morgan To Lead IMS Productions
Charlie Morgan, veteran Indianapolis broadcast executive, has been named president and chief operating officer of IMS Productions, an Indianapolis-based broadcasting company affiliated with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Friday, November 02, 2007
Castroneves, "Dancing" Partner Hough Visit IMS.