Browsing the "IMS History" Category

September 9, 2016 - 0 Comments

This week at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, the top pros on the PGA Tour are competing in the BMW Championship, the penultimate leg of the FedExCup Playoffs (think NASCAR...

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August 25, 2016 - 2 Comments

Rick Mears has always paid Gordon Johncock the ultimate compliment when talking about their classic duel at the 1982 Indianapolis 500. When the two veterans went side-by-side into Turn 1,...

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August 24, 2016 - 0 Comments

Regular #SpeedRead readers will recall Marshall Pruett’s eight-part series on “Weird and Wonderful Cars of the ‘500’” that appeared in the weeks leading up to the 100th Running of the...

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August 19, 2016 - 1 Comments

For those of you who are flying geeks, fans of the movie “Airplane!” or those just reading this while waiting out a delay at O’Hare — Happy National Aviation Day!...

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July 28, 2016 - 1 Comments

Tony Stewart had just finished a Friday press conference with repeated assurances that the no-nonsense NASCAR driver wouldn’t get emotional about his final run at The Brickyard. Then Indianapolis Motor...

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July 27, 2016 - 1 Comments

Regular #SpeedRead readers will recall Marshall Pruett’s eight-part series on “Weird and Wonderful Cars of the ‘500’” that appeared in the weeks leading up to the 100th Running of the...

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July 21, 2016 - 0 Comments

We’re in a NASCAR mood this week, eagerly awaiting the Crown Royal presents the Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at the Brickyard and all the familiar Sprint Cup cars. Everyone knows the...

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July 6, 2016 - 0 Comments

Regular #SpeedRead readers will recall Marshall Pruett’s eight-part series on “Weird and Wonderful Cars of the ‘500’” that appeared in the weeks leading up to the 100th Running of the...

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June 22, 2016 - 2 Comments

Dan Wheldon, the Indianapolis 500 champion of 2005 and 2011, would have been 38 years old today. The Englishman arrived in IndyCar in 2002 as a relative unknown but would...

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June 15, 2016 - 0 Comments

Three-time Indy 500 starter Bryan Clauson, a two-time USAC national champion in sprint cars and midgets, is 27 today. Knowing his frantic schedule, we’re guessing he’ll celebrate his birthday in...

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