All posts by "jschwarb"

December 19, 2016 - 0 Comments

We’re reviewing the best of 2016 the rest of this month on #SpeedRead. Today, we flip through photos taken this season of some of our favorite longtime IMS friends. More 2016...

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December 14, 2016 - 0 Comments

We’re reviewing the best of 2016 the rest of this month on #SpeedRead. Today, we’re looking back at our favorite trophy shots from a great racing season....

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December 7, 2016 - 0 Comments

The Borg-Warner Trophy, arguably the greatest trophy in sports (not arguable here, of course), weighs about 110 pounds but puts on a few more ounces every year with the addition of the...

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November 10, 2016 - 0 Comments

Please thank a veteran today for the freedoms we enjoy in America. In the long, storied history of the Indy 500, a few veterans have driven. Some drove after their...

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November 2, 2016 - 0 Comments

Earlier this week at IMS, the Indy Eleven soccer team visited in advance of their upcoming playoff game in the North American Soccer League. The league’s championship trophy was on hand,...

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October 2, 2016 - 0 Comments

Regular #SpeedRead readers will recall our “Weird and Wonderful Indy Cars” series from motorsports journalist Marshall Pruett, a hit in our countdown to the 100th Indy 500 earlier this year...

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September 30, 2016 - 1 Comments

One of the world’s great golfers could only shake his head, watching a friend navigate the skies on a practice run on Friday for the Red Bull Air Race. “We...

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September 29, 2016 - 0 Comments

You know the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as the “Racing Capital of the World.” But this week for the Red Bull Air Race, it’s also an airport. Seriously. The Indiana Department...

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September 26, 2016 - 0 Comments

When talking about the history of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway grounds, there’s room for a mention about the great Arnold Palmer. The golf icon, who died Sunday at the age...

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September 19, 2016 - 0 Comments

The Verizon IndyCar Series has a new champion: 32-year-old Frenchman Simon Pagenaud, of Team Penske. We’ve seen Pagenaud for five years at IMS, from his Indy 500 debut with Schmidt...

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