INDYCAR: Shank Partners With Andretti Autosport On Jack Harvey’s Entry

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In a news-making week for Andretti Autosport, the championship Verizon IndyCar Series team announced Wednesday a partnership with long-time sports car team owner Michael Shank for rookie Jack Harvey’s Indianapolis 500 entry.

INDYCAR: Coyne Confirms Mann for 100th Indy 500; Field Stands at 33 Entries

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PLAINFIELD, Ill. – official team release — Dana Garrett/IndyCar photo — For the fourth consecutive year Pippa Mann will return to Dale Coyne Racing as part of the team’s effort at this year’s 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500. Mann will be promoting her 2016 Pink #GetInvolved campaign, raising funds for Susan G. Komen, while sporting a pink helmet with …

INDYCAR: Former Indy 500 Champions to be Honored During Legends Day on May 28

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INDIANAPOLIS – official track release — Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Firestone will honor all winners of the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing” at Legends Day Honoring Champions of the 500 presented by Firestone on Saturday, May 28. A total of 69 men, from Ray Harroun in 1911 to Juan Pablo Montoya in 2015, have won the Indianapolis 500. Twenty-eight are still …

INDYCAR: Legendary Engineer Andy Brown Joins Brabham and PIRTEK Team Murray For Indy 500 Bid

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INDIANAPOLIS — official team release — PSP Images photo — The next piece of the PIRTEK Team Murray puzzle for this year’s 100th Indianapolis 500 was put into place today when it was announced that legendary engineer Andy Brown will be working with rookie Matt Brabham as he prepares for his Verizon IndyCar Series debut in May. Brown, one of …

INDYCAR: ESPN’s SportsCenter to Have Major Presence During “Month of May” at Indianapolis

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INDIANAPOLIS — official track release — IndyCar photo — As part of the celebration of the historic 100th running of one of the world’s most important and iconic events, ESPN’s signature news and information program “SportsCenter” will have a major and significantly expanded presence at Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the week of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race presented by PennGrade …

INDYCAR: Despite Interest & Inquiries, Kahne’s Search for Indy 500 Ride Comes Up Empty

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell — Tim Bradbury/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Despite rumors throwing Hendrick Motorsports veteran Kasey Kahne’s name in the pot of potential drivers to contest in the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 this May, the Enumclaw, Wa. native said Tuesday at Daytona 500 Media Day that he …

NASCAR/INDYCAR: Busch Debating Return to Indy 500; Still Searching for Elusive Daytona Win

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman and Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell — Chris Owens/IndyCar photo — While many drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series are solely focused on Sunday’s 58th annual Daytona 500, Stewart Haas Racing’s Kurt Busch has a slightly different ‘500’ in the back of his mind as well. That, …

INDYCAR: Six-Time Indianapolis 500 Starter Bob Harkey Dies at Age 85

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INDIANAPOLIS — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — IMS Archives photo — North Carolina native Bob Harkey, who started six Indianapolis 500s between 1964 and 1976, died Saturday in Indianapolis at the age of 85. While he relocated to the Hoosier State to pursue his dreams of competing in ‘The Grestest Spectacle in Racing’, Harkey was …