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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 21, 2016 - 0 Comments

Drivers participating in last month’s 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil were asked by IMS.com correspondent Phillip B. Wilson to reveal their favorite snack food. MORE...

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June 16, 2016 - 0 Comments

Tony Parella is the President and CEO of the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association, which is at IMS through Sunday for the Brickyard Vintage Racing Invitational. My first Indianapolis 500 that...

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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 14, 2016 - 0 Comments

Drivers participating in last month’s 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil were asked their nicknames by IMS.com correspondent Phillip B. Wilson. Mikhail Aleshin, Schmidt Peterson...

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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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June 1, 2016 - 8 Comments

As the world knows now, the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil was an outrageously good time. Here on #SpeedRead, we’re just now catching our...

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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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