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Where Rubber Meets The Road: Firestone And The Indy 500

“The two people who influence our destiny the most are the engine manufacturer and the tire manufacturer,” says Team Penske engineer Ron Ruzewski. “The only thing we don’t control is the space between the car and the ground.”

CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD - "Bachelors vs Bachelorettes and Indy Car Drivers vs Sports Illustrated Models" - The celebrity teams competing against each other to win cash for their charities feature participants from ABC
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Survey Says: IndyCar Drivers Killed It on “Celebrity Family Feud”

The men stole the show playing against swimsuit models, thanks to these moments of bonding and spontaneity.

Brickyard Vrabel Pit Road
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Two Days Embedded in the World’s Hottest Brickyard

Being “embedded” is like jumping from your recliner into the Yankees dugout.

Dean Stoneman
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Driver Dean Stoneman Battles on the Track after Beating Cancer

“I found that as soon as you sit inside and dwell on the fact that you’re ill and could die, that’s when it could get to you. But I just put that behind me.”

Max Chilton
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IndyCar Meet-and-Greet: Max Chilton

“Since I’ve been over here for a year and a half, I’ve had more success on ovals than I’ve had on road courses,” says Chilton. “Hopefully that pays dividends come May 29.”

Charlie Kimball
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Charlie Kimball Has Indy in His Blood Now

Driver Charlie Kimball has diabetes, but if anything in his blood is driving him to win, it’s not glucose. It’s the mystique of Indy.

Mikhail Aleshin
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IndyCar Meet-and-Greet: Mikhail Aleshin

“It is a team very hungry for victories,” Aleshin says. “It feels good to be back, and these guys mean a lot to me.”

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Up to Speed: On Watching a Son’s First Indy 500

“It’s very nerve-wracking for me when Graham is racing,” says Bobby Rahal, “especially on ovals because of the speed.”

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Up to Speed: On Flying an IndyCar

“It was like, I don’t know, when you do a flip into a swimming pool,” says Castroneves. “I closed my eyes, because I didn’t want to see what was coming. ”

Paul Newman
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Up to Speed: On Driving for a Superstar Boss

“He was just a humble guy, super friendly, easy to talk to,” Bourdais recalls. “Then we walked into the lobby of the Hilton, and three or four ladies absolutely lost it.”

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Get to Know Drag Racing’s Local Royal Family

Guess which member of this powerhouse racing family told the Rahals, “My picture’s at the Dunkin’ Donuts in Brownsburg. It’s the truth.”

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Justin Wilson in Photos

“Justin was easily the most well-liked and well-respected driver in the paddock.”

Notch Summer Camp
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Summer Camps Your Kids Actually Want to Attend

Classes for budding Amy Schumers, Jack Whites, Ed Carpenters, and more.

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Winning! Juan Pablo Montoya Takes Second Indianapolis 500

“There’s a hundred ways to throw this race away,” said Montoya. “But there’s only one way of winning it.”

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Offbeat Twitter Follows for the Indy 500

One driver’s Jack Russell terrier is to IndyCar what Blue III is to college basketball.