Indianapolis 500 Practice, May 15

Today was Opening Day of practice for the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500. It’s a day that everyone looks forward to each year. While the forecast didn’t look good leading up to today, it couldn’t have been much better than what it was. Warm and sunny conditions provided excellent baseline for teams to begin…

Will Power Wins IndyCar Grand Prix

It was only right that Roger Penske earned his 200th IndyCar race win at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. While the victory didn’t come on the famed 2.5-mile oval, it was just another stamp on the IMS road course that has been dominated by his drivers. For the third time in his career, Will Power started on…

Will Power on Pole for IndyCar Grand Prix

The fifth installment of the IndyCar Grand Prix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway saw a familiar face capture pole position on Friday. Will Power is a two-time winner of this race, and both of those wins came after starting from pole. He collected his 51st career pole with a fast lap of 1:09.8182 seconds around…

Appreciating the Grand Prix

Tires squealed and engines roared as the green flag waved for the first practice session. “They’re going the wrong way,” one crew member chuckled. If I had a nickel for every time that phrase was uttered, I would have my own race team. The first practice for the Verizon IndyCar Series on the road course…

Indianapolis 500 Entry List

While the field for the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 has been widely known for awhile, the official entry list was released today. The race on May 27 will feature 35 drivers, and six former Indy 500 winners. Bumping will likely take place for the first time since 2011, as the field is narrowed…