Friday, February 21, 2014
Fans Encouraged To Share Favorite IMS Memories
As anticipation builds for the 2014 IMS racing season beginning with the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis on Saturday, May 10, and the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on Sunday, May 25, IMS introduces a unique opportunity for everyone to tell their stories and share their unforgettable IMS experiences at IMS.com/WeAllHaveAStory.
Friday, February 14, 2014
Tired of Winter? Get Ready For The Grand Prix of Indianapolis With Simon Pagenaud
Thanks to Honda, Schmidt Peterson Motorsports and driver Simon Pagenaud, RACER went for a ride with the two-time IndyCar Series race winner from inside the cockpit of his No. 77 car at Sonoma Raceway, and the Frenchman doesn't disappoint as he attacks to the 2.3-mile Californian road course.
Thursday, February 13, 2014
On-Board With Graham Rahal From The INDYCAR IMS Road Course Test
Thursday, February 13, 2014
IMS Month of May Bronze Badges Now On Sale
Fans can get extraordinary behind-the-scenes access before the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race and the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis, and at the same time collect a rare piece of memorabilia from “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.”
Friday, February 07, 2014
Grand Prix of Indianapolis Trophy Design Winner Dan Nichols
A unique and contemporary concept submitted by Dan Nichols of Huntington Beach, Calif., will serve as the inspirational design for the winner’s trophy for the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis – the first IndyCar Series road race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Hundreds of Historic Racecars to Compete June 6-8 at IMS
For the first time ever, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will host more than 500 of the world’s finest and most historic racecars as they compete on the recently reconfigured road course as well as running exhibition events on the famed 2.5 miles oval as part of the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association’s Brickyard Vintage Racing Invitational to be held June 6–8.
Monday, February 03, 2014
Krisiloff Named Indiana Business Journal Under 40 Honoree
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Senior Director of Marketing Jarrod Krisiloff has been named one of the 2014 Indianapolis Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 business and professional leaders for central Indiana. The Forty Under 40 program recognizes talented individuals that have achieved an extraordinary level of business success at a young age.
Sunday, January 26, 2014
IndyCar Streak Continues With Victory in Rolex 24
Sebastien Bourdais has won endurance races (i.e. the 2002 Spa 24 Hours, class victory in 2006 Sebring 12 Hours), sports car races (i.e. 2012 inaugural Brickyard Grand Prix), V8 Supercar races (the 2012 and '13 Gold Coast event), and 31 Indy car races. Adding the Rolex 24 At Daytona overall victory to his hall of fame resume Jan. 26 was personally satisfying.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Rolex 24 'Shows The World How Good They Are'
An IndyCar Series competitor has co-driven the winning overall entry in the Rolex 24 At Daytona the past three years and five of the past 10. In 2013, series drivers swept the podium, with Charlie Kimball (first), Ryan Hunter-Reay (second) and Justin Wilson (third).
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Team Penske, Second Shot At Indy 500 Energizes Montoya
Montoya will return to North American open-wheel racing for the first time since 2000 as he drives the No. 2 Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet for Team Penske in the IndyCar Series, starting with the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on Sunday, March 30. He will join three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves and Will Power at Team Penske.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Chevrolet And Honda To Produce Aero Kits For 2015
INDYCAR announced that Chevrolet and Honda will provide distinct aerodynamic configurations for the IndyCar Series chassis beginning in 2015.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Commission Approves Initial IMS Facility Upgrade Plans
The Indiana Motorsports Commission approved preliminary plans by Hulman & Company to invest state funds on infrastructure upgrades at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, targeted at improvements that enhance the quality of motorsport events and the fan experience at the facility.
Sunday, December 08, 2013
2013 IMS Kids Club Holiday Event
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Page To Return As Chief Announcer Of IMS Radio Network
INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 – Veteran motorsports broadcaster Paul Page will return in 2014 as chief announcer of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network, a role he also held from 1977-87.
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
IndyCar Series Confirms 2014 Television Schedule
The 2014 IndyCar Series television schedule will feature three weekends of ABC coverage at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, including the network’s 50th consecutive telecast of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on Sunday, May 25. NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) will televise 13 races, including 11 in a row that culminates with the season finale on Labor Day weekend at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Free Admission Dec. 20 For IMS Hall Of Fame Museum, Track Tour
Free admission will be offered to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum and the narrated track tour on Friday, Dec. 20 as part of the “12 Free Days in Downtown Indy.”
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Road Course Construction Fast Facts
Monday, November 18, 2013
Andretti Autosport Promotes Indy 500 Rookie Of The Year Munoz
Andretti Autosport has promoted 2013 Indianapolis 500 Chase Rookie of the Year Carlos Munoz to a full-time seat in the IndyCar Series in 2014, team officials announced Nov. 18.
Thursday, November 07, 2013
O'Donnell, Frye Named To Executive Roles At Hulman Motorsports
Hulman & Company CEO Mark Miles has completed the formation of his leadership team by naming two accomplished sales and marketing executives with extensive automotive and racing industry roots as the leaders of the sales, licensing, marketing and communications functions of Hulman Motorsports.
Monday, October 21, 2013
Champ Dixon: 'I Guess The Five-Year Thing Played Out'
Charging from 12th on the starting grid to win at Homestead-Miami Speedway caught the 22 year old from New Zealand a bit off-guard. More intriguing is that the March 2003 race was Scott Dixon's first in the IZOD IndyCar Series.
Monday, October 21, 2013
Dixon Stays Calm During Dramatic Finale To Win Third IndyCar Finale
It was a night of highs and lows. The nature of the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway changed dramatically and the championship lead swung back and forth between the two drivers eligible for the 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series championship, both men already winners of the Indianapolis 500.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Dixon, Castroneves Have Simple Strategy In Title Showdown: Race To Win
One driver has already established himself as one of the great IndyCar drivers of his time. A two-time series champion and 2008 Indianapolis 500 winner with 33 career victories, which places him in a category that includes drivers named Foyt, Andretti and Unser. A man of quiet reserve, determined dignity and perhaps the most honest driver in the paddock – never afraid to tell the truth and without care if it rankles the establishment.
Friday, October 11, 2013
Indy500, Grand Prix Of Indianapolis Tickets On Sale Monday, Oct. 14
Tickets for the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis and the 98th Indianapolis 500 will go on sale Monday, Oct. 14, as anticipation builds for a new-look Month of May at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Friday, October 11, 2013
IndyCar Series Owner Fisher To Give Two-Seater Rides, Sell Tickets Monday
Tickets for the 98th Indianapolis 500 and the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis go on sale at 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 14, with a helping hand provided by IndyCar Series team owner Sarah Fisher.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Franchitti Out Of Hospital, Faces Second Surgery
Target Chip Ganassi Racing driver Dario Franchitti was released from Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center in Houston on Oct. 10 and will be transported to Indianapolis for evaluation.