A gutsy outside pass on lap 195 carried Japan’s Takuma Sato to his first Indianapolis 500 victory on Sunday, as he held off three-time winner Helio Castroneves by two-tenths of a second.
A lucky pit stop, late charge and bump to the defending race winner all added up to the right combination for Kyle Hamilton to notch his first-career Pay Less Little 500 presented by UAW-GM on Saturday night at Anderson Speedway.
Rookie Matheus Leist will start from the pole for Friday’s Indy Lights Freedom 100 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway after posting two record-breaking laps during qualifying on Thursday.
Scott Dixon became the modern-era speed king at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during Crown Royal Armed Forces Pole Day on Sunday, winning the pole for the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500.
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Fernando Alonso successfully completed his Rookie Orientation Program on Wednesday ahead of the 101st Indianapolis 500, posting a lap in excess of 222 miles per hour at the legendary facility.
Martin Truex Jr.’s win in Sunday night’s Coca-Cola 600 was, quite simply, a beatdown of epic proportions.
As we wrap up arguably the greatest day of racing on the calendar all year, we pause before a day that has been set aside to remember, honor, and memorialize those who have served within the armed forces of past wars, those who are currently serving at home and abroad and those who will be going into the service.
American rookie Alexander Rossi, who lost his Formula 1 ride with Manor Racing just weeks before the start of the 2016 season and was subsequently picked up for a full-time collaborative IndyCar effort between Bryan Herta and Michael Andretti, stretched his fuel as far as it could go and ran out crossing the finish line to triumph in the historic 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday.
After a myriad of circumstances took Lewis Hamilton out of contention of the first five races of the season, including a shock crash on the first lap of the Spanish Grand Prix two weeks ago with his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg, the reigning World Champion rallied back with a sensational drive to dominate and win Sunday’s Grand Prix of Monaco.
With cars running up front all month in preparations for the 100th Indianapolis 500 and eight of the top 12 starters in Sunday’s race, Honda officials are feeling confident.
Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner and Verizon IndyCar Series pace car driver Johnny Rutherford was honored prior to Miller Lite Carb Day practice by drivers and crew members with a ceremonial lap along pit road.