Browsing the "Indianapolis" Tag

March 10, 2017 - 0 Comments

Few Indianapolis 500 cars tick both boxes of "weird" and "wonderful" like Don Lee's unexpected entry for the 1947 race. ...

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February 24, 2017 - 1 Comments

With the Daytona 500 rapidly approaching on Sunday, we’ll look at some of the lesser known Indy 500 cars raced by NASCAR stars....

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February 8, 2017 - 1 Comments

The 1972 Indy 500 marked the single craziest year for aerodynamic exploration ever seen at the Speedway, and with many of those wild concepts transformed into shapes that embraced sanity...

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January 27, 2017 - 0 Comments

Hurley Haywood’s name tends to conjure thoughts of sports car racing and major endurance competition achievements by one of America’s most prolific drivers. Three overall victories at the 24 Hours...

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April 27, 2015 - 0 Comments

All this week on The Blog, we’ll be looking ahead to next week’s second annual Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis. Today, IMS staff photographer Chris Jones shares a favorite...

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December 29, 2014 - 0 Comments

Central Indiana Verizon IndyCar Series fans anxious for the 2015 season to begin will get a taste of the great action to come when an innovative and exciting new tradition...

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October 10, 2014 - 0 Comments

The 1950’s. Things were just so … good. Post-depression and World War II, America was booming, as was the economy, and the American dream was becoming a reality for many....

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September 17, 2014 - 0 Comments

Ever wonder what it would have been like to attend the Indy 500 in the 1980s, the 1950s or maybe even the 1920s? We may not be able to create...

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August 5, 2014 - 0 Comments

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is definitely the most famous race circuit in the world, hosting a series of races including the Grand Prix of Indy, Indy 500, Brickyard 400,  and...

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January 29, 2014 - 6 Comments

His Philosophy: “Man made it, man can fix it” As a chief mechanic, Phoenix-born Clint Brawner put 24 cars into the Indianapolis 500 in his career, with four of them...

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