Browsing the "IMS History" Category

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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June 10, 2016 - 0 Comments

During the Month of May, correspondent Phillip B. Wilson spent a few minutes with 1963 “500” champion Parnelli Jones, talking about his first Indy 500 in 1961.  More conversations: Al Unser | Bobby Rahal | Bobby...

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June 8, 2016 - 0 Comments

Do you have a question for Indianapolis Motor Speedway Historian Donald Davidson? Ask via Twitter with the hashtag #AskDonald or on Facebook. For previous editions of “Ask Donald Davidson,” click...

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May 28, 2016 - 1 Comments

We’re chronicling 100 days of Indy 500 history on #SpeedRead leading up to the historic 100th Running. With one day to go, correspondent Phillip B. Wilson spent a few minutes with legendary four-time “500”...

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May 27, 2016 - 0 Comments

We’re chronicling 100 days of Indy 500 history on #SpeedRead leading up to the historic 100th Running. With two days to go, we caught up with the senior member of the...

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May 26, 2016 - 2 Comments

We’re chronicling 100 days of Indy 500 history on #SpeedRead leading up to the historic 100th Running. With three days to go, correspondent Phillip B. Wilson spent a few minutes with 1986 “500”...

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May 25, 2016 - 0 Comments

We’re chronicling 100 days of Indy 500 history on #SpeedRead leading up to the historic 100th Running. With four days to go, correspondent Phillip B. Wilson spent a few minutes in the...

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