Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Second-Week Drivers Get Down To Business At Indy
Drivers with second-week programs for the 91st Indianapolis 500 got busy Wednesday as practice resumed after two quiet days at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. PJ Jones, Jimmy Kite and Roger Yasukawa turned laps to prepare for the final week of qualifying, while Danica Patrick was the fastest driver overall at 221.189 mph.
Tuesday, April 17, 2007
Ball State Electronic Field Trip
Tuesday, April 17, 2007
Flexible, Affordable New Hospitality Options Offered For Indy 500
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is introducing two new affordable hospitality options, Single Day Suites and the Plaza Chalet Club, this May for the 91st Indianapolis 500. Both new programs were created to fulfill growing interest from individuals and corporations to entertain on specific days or with smaller groups during May at the Speedway.
Saturday, April 07, 2007
What Team Will Surprise This May At Indianapolis?
Team Penske, Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Andretti Green Racing and Rahal Letterman Racing have been the dominant teams during this decade at Indianapolis. Which team other than "The Big Four" will emerge as a contender during the Month of May this year at Indy?
Monday, April 02, 2007
Shopping Easier, Faster For Fans At New-Look IMS Online Store
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Online Store has been completely redesigned to create an easier, faster shopping experience. The Store features various apparel and collectibles from IMS and its three world-class events, products from the IndyCar Series and Brickyard Crossing Golf Course, and photos from the vast IMS Photography archives.
Friday, March 23, 2007
Start Your Engines This Weekend At Preview Parties At IMS!
Two preview parties, featuring the action of the IRL IndyCar Series and NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series, will take place Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to kick off the 2007 Summer of Speed. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Saturday and 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Admission is FREE, with a cash buffet and cash bar available.
Thursday, March 15, 2007
IMS Productions Wins 25 Prestigious Telly Awards
IMS Productions, the state-of-the-art video production arm of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, won 25 prestigious 2006 Telly Awards in various categories. The Telly Awards honor the best local, regional and cable television commercials and programs, and the finest video and film productions.
Sunday, March 11, 2007
Trivia Time: Who Has Done 500-USGP 'Double' At Indy?
Trivia Weekend continues today at indianapolismotorspeedway.com. If you named all 10 drivers to answer Saturday's question, then you're good. Test your knowledge of IMS with this question: Who are the three drivers that have raced in the Indianapolis 500 and United States Grand Prix at IMS at least once in their career? Click below to find the answer inside.
Saturday, March 10, 2007
Trivia Time: Who Has Done 500-400 'Double' At Indy?
It's Trivia Weekend at indianapolismotorspeedway.com, and we're starting with a tough one: Name the drivers who have started both the Indianapolis 500 and Allstate 400 at the Brickyard at least once during their career. Hint: There are 10 drivers in the club. Click below to find the answer inside, and check the site for a new question Sunday!
Friday, March 09, 2007
IMS Productions Expands Non-Profit Work With Esiason Foundation
IMS Productions, the state-of-the-art video production arm of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, continues to expand its work with non-profit organizations by producing all video elements for the Boomer Esiason Foundation's "Booming Celebration" March 10 in New York.
Wednesday, March 07, 2007
Waterford Crystal To Produce IMS Awards, Products
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has reached a licensing agreement with Waterford Crystal to produce crystal awards, premiums and consumer products for all IMS events. Waterford Crystal has a wealth of experience in designing and producing distinctive trophies, as its artisans have created awards for events in Formula One, PGA golf and other sports.
Tuesday, March 06, 2007
Plenty Of Fun For Fans At Preview Parties March 24-25 At IMS
Two preview parties, featuring the action of the IRL IndyCar Series and NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series, will take place Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Both parties, which will include a wide variety of entertainment for fans, will take place in the Plaza Pavilion at IMS. Admission is free, with a cash buffet and cash bar available.
Monday, February 26, 2007
Brush Up On Interesting Facts, Trivia About Indy 500!
The Indianapolis 500 has produced a bevy of facts and trivia since the first edition of "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" in 1911. As the Month of May approaches, check out this Indianapolis 500 Frequently Asked Questions section to brush up on your Indy 500 knowledge and trivia!
Monday, February 19, 2007
IMS Hires Leading Motorcycle Motorsports Management Firm
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has hired Hardcard Holdings, a leading motorsports management and consulting firm specializing in motorcycle events, IMS President Joie Chitwood announced Feb. 19. Hardcard specializes in consulting, sales, media and brand management services connected to the motorsports industry.
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Storm Turns IMS Into Winter Wonderland
Monday, February 12, 2007
Longtime IMS Executive McAtee Dies
Longtime Indianapolis Motor Speedway executive Buddy McAtee died Feb. 12 in Indianapolis. McAtee, an employee of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and its affiliated companies since 1987, was 53. "To say I will miss him would be an understatement," IMS CEO Tony George said. "For all who knew him, we are privileged. For all who have worked with him, we feel honored."
Sunday, February 11, 2007
Great Indy 500 Photos From 1950s Available Online Now!
An impressive array of historical photos from the Indianapolis 500 in the 1950s has been added to the galleries available for viewing and purchase at www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com. Take a high-speed drive down Memory Lane and see the best of the roadster era at Indy by checking out these pictures today!
Friday, February 02, 2007
Castroneves To Address Indianapolis Colts At Dungy's Request
Helio Castroneves might know more about soccer ("football" in his home country of Brazil) than American football, but the two-time Indianapolis 500 winner will share a few motivational words with the Indianapolis Colts as the team prepares for Super Bowl XLI.
Wednesday, January 31, 2007
IMS CEO George Named Co-Chair Of Indianapolis Super Bowl Committee
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Chief Executive Officer Tony George was named as one of four co-chairs of the organization that is working to bring Super Bowl XLV to Indianapolis in 2011. George, Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay, Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels and Indianapolis Mayor Bart Peterson were announced as co-chairs of Indianapolis 2011, Inc.
Monday, January 29, 2007
Indy 500 Winner Montoya Impressed With Debut Victory In Rolex 24
Juan Pablo Montoya has a knack for making a statement on the racetrack. Montoya won the 2000 Indianapolis 500 in his first attempt with Target Chip Ganassi Racing, and teamed up with Scott Pruett and Salvador Duran to claim the 45th Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 27-28 in his first endurance race at Daytona International Speedway.
Tuesday, January 23, 2007
Plenty Of IMS Winners Hitting Road This Weekend In Rolex 24
Six Indianapolis 500 winners and four Allstate 400 at the Brickyard winners lead a large group of drivers with major-event starts at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway competing this weekend in the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the traditional opener of the North American auto racing season.
Friday, January 19, 2007
IMS Fans Can Order Brickyard Box Lunches Now For Race Days
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Food & Beverage Department is accepting orders for the Brickyard Box Lunch. The popular Box Lunch Program allows fans to order a tasty, filling meal before the Indianapolis 500, United States Grand Prix or Allstate 400 at the Brickyard, and pick it up on Race Day at the Speedway.
Monday, January 15, 2007
McAtee Promoted To President, COO, Executive Producer Of IMS Productions
Buddy McAtee has been promoted to president, chief operating officer and executive producer of IMS Productions, effective immediately. IMS Productions, based in Indianapolis, is an award-winning, full-service video production company, specializing in live sports and event programming.
Sunday, December 31, 2006
Vote For The Best Driver Of 2006 At IMS!
It was a year of superlative performances by drivers in 2006 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and now it's time for you to choose the best. Who was the driver who produced the most masterful performance of 2006 at IMS? With names such as Hornish, Andretti, Schumacher and Johnson to consider, it's not an easy choice!
Saturday, December 30, 2006
Vote For The Best Race Of 2006 At IMS!
Indianapolis Motor Speedway fans, it's your turn to let your voice be heard. What was the best race of 2006 at the Speedway? Was it the Indianapolis 500 with its spellbinding finish? Michael Schumacher dominated the USGP? Jimmie Johnson's unlikely victory in the USGP?