Posts Tagged ‘Indianapolis 500’

8 Sep 2011: Reigning Indy champion Wheldon takes another turn around the Brickyard

Dan Wheldon has returned to the Brickyard, in a different set of wheels to the ones that won him this year’s Indy 500, to take two feeder series machines for a spin around the iconic track.

19 Apr 2011: Pippa Mann confirmed for the Indianapolis 500 with Conquest

Pippa Mann’s search for the funding that will allow her to take her place in the IndyCar Series has ended in success with news that she will join Conquest Racing for the Indianapolis 500.

24 Feb 2011: Jay Howard to attempt Indy 500 with Sam Schmidt Motorsports

Racer Jay Howard and team boss Sam Schmidt will attempt to recreate the magic that led them to the 2006 Indy Pro title when they team up to enter the Indianapolis 500 this May.

1 Jun 2010: The 2010 Indianapolis 500 in photos

They call it the greatest spectacle in racing – in a good year, 400,000 spectators can make the Indianapolis 500 the world’s biggest one-day sporting event. Here are highlights from the day’s action, from sunrise to race end, through the lenses of the IndyCar Series’ team of photographers.

1 Jun 2010: IndyCar: Injured Conway out for three months after Indy 500 smash

Mike Conway, the British driver airlifted to hospital after a horrific last-lap crash in yesterday’s Indianapolis 500, will miss three months with fractured bones in his back and left leg, according to IndyCar Series medical staff.

30 May 2010: IndyCar: Franchitti wins Indianapolis 500 as race ends in big crash for Mike Conway

Scotland’s Dario Franchitti led for most of the Indianapolis 500, but before he could collect the win he had to endure some frantic and confused closing laps during which many drivers ran short of fuel, positions rapidly changed and Mike Conway suffered a ghastly crash.

24 May 2010: IndyCar: Castroneves on pole for Indy 500 as Bump Day claims its victims

Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves qualified on pole for this year’s race – but the man who believes he was the rightful winner of the Brazilian’s 2002 triumph, Paul Tracy, lost his place in the field of 33 as the final minutes of Bump Day ended in high drama.

22 May 2010: How to watch the Indianapolis 500 in the UK

The call it the greatest spectacle in motorsport, but when the field of 33 drivers takes the start for the Indianapolis 500 on May 30th it will not be easy to watch them on television in the UK. Here are some suggestions.

20 May 2010: IndyCar: ‘No-one can strip me of this chance’ says Howard

With the Indianapolis 500 looming, Florida-based Essex racer Jay Howard has spoken about how his chance to run in the 2008 race was snatched away from him at the last moment.

16 May 2010: IndyCar: Castroneves fastest as Indy 500 build-up begins

Four previous winners of the Indianapolis 500 topped the timesheets as practice opened for its 94th running, Helio Castroneves ending fastest among the 27 returning veterans and the seven rookies who are facing the Brickyard for the first time.

 
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