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Time Machines

Now in its fourth year, the Brickyard Vintage Racing Invitational supplies a behind-the-scenes, face-against-the-fence view of racing.

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2017 KeyBank 500 Festival Snakepit Ball


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2017 IPL 500 Festival Parade


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IndyCar Drivers To Know: Carlos Muñoz

One year ago, Carlos Muñoz stepped out of his car at the conclusion of the 100th Indianapolis 500, embraced his crew, and broke down in tears. Muñoz then walked into the media center to address the circus of reporters and photographers waiting on race winner and teammate Alexander Rossi, who had stretched his fuel and […]

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Living The Suite Life At The Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Whether you’re in the Hulman Terrace suites, the Tower Terrace suites, or partying it up with the VIPs in Turn 2, you’ll be astounded by the spectacular views from the track below. The suites provide stadium seating (more comfortable than the bleachers) for guests, and there’s sure to be a seat for everyone who wants […]

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Cara Adams Lets Performance Prove She Belongs

Cara Adams looked around for a familiar face. She stood outside the Firestone trailer at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach in April, having been told a fan wanted to talk to her. “Usually when someone says they have a fan who wants to talk to you it’s your mom,” she says looking back. […]

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IndyCar Drivers To Know: Jay Howard

It’s a fresh start for Jay Howard. With 12 career starts under his belt, Howard spent the first few years of his career making sporadic starts with Roth Racing, Sarah Fisher Racing, and Sam Schmidt Racing. His last race in an Indy car was a 20th-place finish at Texas Motor Speedway. Howard has been prepared […]

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Our Expert Picks The 101st Indy 500 Winner

As Sunday’s 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 approaches, there is the inevitable attempt to bend the space-time continuum to guess who will win before the event actually takes place. The problem with this (difficulties related to bending the space-time continuum aside) is that I believe no fewer than 14 drivers have a legitimate shot—and […]

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In The Orange Car, Indy Sees A Promising 'Black Hat'

Fernandomania! That’s what everyone was already calling it—a little unoriginally, I thought, but it was clear right away that it was a “thing.” I made my way out to the Speedway on that first Monday of the month with the same goal in mind as everyone else who’d skipped work to be there that day: […]

Buddy Lazier
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Racing Dynasties: Andretti, Unser, Foyt … Lazier?

It’s a warm, sunny day during practice for the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500. Big-name teams and drivers are making runs ahead of qualifications set to take place over the weekend. Throughout Gasoline Alley, teams and drivers are making sure everything is perfect so they have the best possible chance to be named Indianapolis […]

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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.”

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IndyCar Drivers To Know: J.R. Hildebrand

Getting a full-ride scholarship to a prestigious school like MIT is the dream of many high school students. If they somehow found themselves in that position, 99 percent of those students would jump at the opportunity. J.R. Hildebrand was the other 1 percent. Since he was a kid, all Hildebrand wanted to do was race. […]

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Fans Flock For Race Day Fashion

Whether donning retro-inspired T-shirts or suiting up to get down in the Snake Pit in their finest “American-flag casual,” attendees of The Greatest Spectacle in Racing have plenty of fashionable race-day options from local retailers. Broad Ripple’s The Shop is a popular destination for people looking for apparel for their favorite Indy sports team or […]

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Shifting Gears: The Crossover From Formula One To IndyCar

News of Fernando Alonso skipping the Monaco Grand Prix in favor of running in the Indianapolis 500 sent shockwaves through the global racing community when it broke in April. This is arguably the biggest Indianapolis 500 story since Nigel Mansell joined IndyCar (then CART) following his Formula One World Championship in 1992. Mansell would go […]

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