INDYCAR: Chris Kyle Frog Foundation Joins Forces With Brabham, PIRTEK Team Murray at Indy

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INDIANAPOLIS – official team release — PIRTEK photo — The Chris Kyle Frog Foundation will join forces with PIRTEK Team Murray for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 in May 2016. Executive Director of the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation, Taya Kyle, was on hand in Indianapolis with driver Matt Brabham and team owner Brett Murray at the annual Performance Racing …

INDYCAR: Matt Brabham to Attempt 100th Indianapolis 500 With PIRTEK Team Murray

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SYDNEY, Australia — official team release — Team Murray photo — International fluid transfer solution specialists PIRTEK have created the opportunity of a lifetime for Matt Brabham in next year’s 100th Indianapolis 500, set to take place on May 29. Brabham, just 21 years old, will become just the third third-generation driver to attempt to qualify for the ‘Greatest Spectacle in …

Gilliland and Weatherman Headline “Thursday Night Madness” on Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show Tonight at 7 ET

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release – ARCA photos – The two most recent ARCA winners, Venturini Motorsports’ Todd Gilliland (Toledo) and Cunningham Motorsports’ Kyle Weatherman (New Jersey), headline “Thursday Night Madness” on the Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show – tonight at 7 p.m. Eastern on the Performance Motorsports Network. The cast of Motorsports Madness, including Race Chaser …

INDYCAR: He’s Out; Hinchcliffe Released from Hospital

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INDIANAPOLIS — official series release — John Cote/IndyCar photo — Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe was released from IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis on May 26, following surgery May 18 for an upper left thigh and pelvic injury suffered in a practice crash on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval. He will continue his recovery at his home and …

INDYCAR: Super Sub; Briscoe to Step In for Hinchcliffe

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INDIANAPOLIS — official team release — Richard Dowdy/IndyCar photo — Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) has announced that Ryan Briscoe will fill the seat of the No. 5 Arrow Electronics Indy car on Sunday, May 24 for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500. The seat became available after SPM’s contracted driver, James Hinchcliffe, was injured in a crash on Monday …

Month of May: Over a Century Later, The 500 Remains “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing”

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SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Story by Race Chaser Online Midwest Correspondent Aaron Bearden — Chris Owens/IndyCar photo — Memorial Day weekend is a special time in the United States, when we honor those who have fallen while serving our country. For racing fans, the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend is even more special. Proclaimed as the greatest day in racing, the …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Karam Uses Fast Start to Carry Momentum Into Indianapolis 500

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The following story is part of Race Chaser Online’s special ‘Month of May’ series both building up to Memorial Day weekend’s runnings of the Monaco Grand Prix, Indianapolis 500 and Coca-Cola 600 and paying tribute to several special dates during the month along the way. SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Audio, story and photo by Race Chaser Online Mazda Road to Indy …

INDYCAR: Hinchcliffe Improving In ICU; Lucky To Be Alive Following Monday Practice Crash

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INDIANAPOLIS — staff report — Jim Haines/IndyCar photo — Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe is improving as he remains in stable condition following surgery yesterday at IU Health Methodist Hospital for an injury to his pelvic area and upper left thigh. Hinchcliffe is undergoing further evaluations in the Intensive Care Unit and has been ruled out of Verizon IndyCar Series competition …

INDYCAR: Hinchcliffe Crashes in Indy 500 Practice; Will Undergo Thigh Surgery

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INDIANAPOLIS — official series release — IndyCar photo — Medical update from Dr. Michael Olinger, INDYCAR medical director: Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe is in stable condition and is undergoing surgery at IU Health Methodist Hospital for an injury to his left upper thigh. Hinchcliffe was awake when he was transported by ground to the hospital following a single-car …

INDYCAR: Day One of Indianapolis 500 Qualifying Postponed by Rain

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INDIANAPOLIS — official series release — Jim Haines/IndyCar photo — Persistent afternoon rain canceled the remainder of scheduled track activity on the first day of qualifications for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, so the process begins anew May 17. A revised schedule for Old National Armed Forces Pole Day calls for the 34 entries to make one four-lap …

Month of May: A Page in History; Looking Back on Two-Time Indianapolis 500 Champion Dan Wheldon

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The following story is part of Race Chaser Online’s special ‘Month of May’ series both building up to Memorial Day weekend’s runnings of the Monaco Grand Prix, Indianapolis 500 and Coca-Cola 600 and paying tribute to several special dates during the month along the way. SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Story by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Hunter Smith — Robert Laberge/Getty …

INDYCAR: Six Former Winners Headline Entry List for 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500

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INDIANAPOLIS — official series release — Mike Harding/IndyCar photo — Six former champions are among the drivers named to the entries filed for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on May 24. Thirty-three drivers have been named for 34 entries. Chevrolet engines will power 17 entries, Honda 17 in the race, which will mark the debut of superspeedway aerodynamic …