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Bobby Unser, 3-time Indy 500 champ in legendary racing family, dies at 87

By Jenna Fryer | Associated Press Bobby Unser, a three-time Indianapolis 500 winner and part of the only pair of brothers to win “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” has died. He was 87. He died Sunday at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico of natural causes, Indianapolis Motor Speedway said Monday. Unser won the Indy 500 in 1968, 1975 and 1981. His younger brother, Al, is one of only three four-time Indy 500 winners in race history. Al Unser won the race in 1970, 1971, 1978 and 1987. The Unser fa...
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Castroneves Starts Getting Acclimated to New Team, Color

When Helio Castroneves arrived at for testing Thursday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, he went right to Team Penske garage, said hello and quickly moved along.
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MotoAmerica Goes Back to Brainerd, MN

After 17 years out of the superbike spotlight, North America’s premier motorcycle road racing series, MotoAmerica, is bringing Superbike racing back to Brainerd International Raceway located in Minnesota . This pitstop will be for round 7 of the 2021 MotoAmerica HONOS Superbike Series, July 30-August 1, with the announcement that the series and all five of its classes will return. This is not the first time Brainerd International Raceway has hosted AMA Superbike racing. Per Motorcycle.com ...
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IndyCar, NASCAR set for 2021 Indianapolis double-header

IndyCar and NASCAR will once again combine for a double-header race weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway next season, but with an added twist
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Indianapolis 500 2020: Start time, lineup, TV/radio schedule and more

All the information you need to get ready for Sunday's 104th running of the Indy 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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A couple times this past week I finished up my shooting at Marion County Fish & Game and tooled in to the downtown Roberts Camera store before heading home. This meant driving in to the city center via 16th Street, which runs right past the front gates of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.Both times I caught the light right there at Gate 2, from where I could hear the cars howling past only a hundred yards or so to the north.One of those was probably Conor Daly's USAF-sponsored #47 car, which is p...
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Self-driving cars to race for $1.5 million at Indianapolis Motor Speedway ​

The Indy Autonomous Challenge will task student teams with developing self-driving software for race cars. The competition requires cars to complete 20 laps within 25 minutes, meaning cars would need to average about 110 mph.The organizers say they hope to advance the field of driverless cars and "inspire the next generation of STEM talent." The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has hosted thousands of high-speed races since it was constructed in 1909. But none were like the upcoming Indy Autonomous ...
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Indianapolis 500 Running Without Fans

Delayed six times by the coronavirus pandemic, Roger Penske vowed the Indy 500 would not be ran in 2020 without an audience in the stands. Having purchased the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway in January, Penske said he was willing to run the race with limited capacity (quoting estimates that continued to come down as the […] The post Indianapolis 500 Running Without Fans appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Indianapolis 500 attendance limited to 25% capacity

Indianapolis Motor Speedway can hold approximately 350,000 fans in the grandstands, suites and infield, but officials said last month only 50% capacity would be admitted for the rescheduled Aug. 23 race. Mark Miles, President and CEO of Penske Entertainment Corp., said the speedway has offered credits to anyone who has purchased tickets but no longer wants to attend the race. Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the largest outdoor sporting venue in the world and the original plan would have permitt...
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Trump lashes out at NASCAR, Bubba Wallace over Confederate flag, rope shaped like noose

By JILL COLVIN | Associated Press WASHINGTON — After a weekend spent stoking division, President Donald Trump on Monday blasted NASCAR for banning the Confederate flag and wrongly accused the sport’s only Black driver, Bubba Wallace, of perpetrating “a hoax” involving a rope shaped like a noose in his garage. Exploiting racial tensions, Trump suggested Wallace should apologize after one of his crew members discovered the rope in a garage stall they had been assigned to. Federal authorities ruled...
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Harvick takes advantage of Hamlin's crash to win Brickyard

Kevin Harvick turned up the pressure on Denny Hamlin late in the Brickyard 400. As the sun set Sunday over Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Hamlin seven laps from one of the few victories that has eluded him, he went careening into the first turn wall with a flat right front tire, and Harvick beat Matt Kenseth by 0.743 seconds off the final restart to win his second straight Brickyard. ''We had great tire wear today, so I was able to really push my car as hard as I could,'' ...
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Matt Kenseth drives No. 42 Chevrolet to second-place finish at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Matt Kenseth finished second in the Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 Powered by Big Machine Records at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday. Kenseth's top five finish, the first time he has achieved that result this year, added 40 points to his season total. Kenseth started in 21st position and led 12 laps in the race. […]
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What drivers said after Brickyard 400

Read what NASCAR Cup drivers had to say after the first Brickyard 400 ran at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on the July 4 weekend.
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Harvick takes advantage of Hamlin's crash to win Brickyard

Kevin Harvick turned up the heat on Denny Hamlin late in the Brickyard 400. With the sun setting Sunday over Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Hamlin seven laps from victory, he went careening into the first turn wall, and Harvick beat Matt Kenseth off the final restart to pull away. ''We knew he was really close on tires so (crew chief) Rodney (Childers) said on the radio to keep the pressure on him,'' Harvick said.
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Results, point standings after Brickyard 400

Kevin Harvick led three times for 68 laps and won his third career Brickyard 400 Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, beating Matt Kenseth.
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2020 Brickyard 400 NASCAR Cup Series results

Kevin Harvick won the Brickyard 400, the 16th round of the NASCAR Cup Series at the hallowed grounds of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, after longtime leader Denny Hamlin crashed out of the lead with seven laps to go.
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Justin Allgaier's fill-in drive for Jimmie Johnson ends in early wreck at Brickyard

Justin Allgaier's substitute drive in place of seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson ended well before the final distance at Indianapolis Motor Speedway after a major pit-road incident in Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series race. RELATED: See the wreck Justin Allgaier got caught in Allgaier, making his first Cup Series start in nearly four years, had started at […]
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NASCAR at Indianapolis live updates: Kevin Harvick wins Brickyard in overtime

Everything you need to know about Sunday’s NASCAR race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as it happens.
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NASCAR races on at Indy after Johnson contracts coronavirus

NASCAR's extravagant weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway - where the back-and-forth battle between Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin should continue - has been rocked by its first driver testing positive for the coronavirus. Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson will miss what was supposed to be his final Brickyard 400 as he quarantines following the Friday test result. “Clearly I have this interest in Indy cars, sports cars, and in many other forms of racing so I assume that’s helpin...
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What time and channel is the Brickyard 400 today?

The 16th round of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season takes place at the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the annual running of the Brickyard 400.
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Chase Briscoe wins inaugural Xfinity race on Indy road course

Chase Briscoe scored his fifth Xfinity Series win of the season, surviving a late-race battle for the lead at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course.
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Dixon breaks through at Indianapolis with victory in GP

It took Scott Dixon 12 years to make a second trip to victory lane at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The 2008 Indianapolis 500 winner ended what had been a frustrating quest for a second win at the Brickyard, beating Graham Rahal to the checkered flag by 19.9469 seconds Saturday and claiming his first IndyCar Grand Prix title. ''It's really nice to get another win at Indianapolis even though it's not the big one,'' Dixon said.
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NASCAR races on at Indy after Johnson contracts coronavirus

NASCAR's extravagant weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway - where the back-and-forth battle between Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin should continue - has been rocked by its first driver testing positive for the coronavirus. Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson will miss what was supposed to be his final Brickyard 400 as he quarantines following the Friday test result. “Clearly I have this interest in Indy cars, sports cars, and in many other forms of racing so I assume that’s helpin...
Tags: News, Sports, Johnson, Nascar, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick


Chase Briscoe: Indy Xfinity win "would mean the world to me"

Road course or oval, Chase Briscoe wants a win at Indianapolis Motor Speedway any way he can get one.
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Indianapolis 101: TV times, key statistics, revised procedures and more

The NASCAR Cup Series is set for its trip to Indianapolis Motor Speedway this season. Speedway, Indiana, will play host to Sunday's Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 Powered By Big Machine Records (4 p.m. ET, NBC, IMS Radio Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). This weekend marks the third crown-jewel event in 2020. As has been the […]
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NASCAR’s Friday schedule at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The NASCAR Xfinity Series will hold 2 practice sessions to prepare for Saturday's race on Indianapolis Motor Speedway's road course.
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Starting lineup for Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series race at Indianapolis

The starting lineup for Sunday's Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 Powered by Big Machine Records NASCAR Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (4 p.m. ET on NBC/NBC Sports App, IMS Radio Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) has been set. Joey Logano will start from the pole position, with Kurt Busch joining him on the front […]
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NASCAR and IndyCar collide for racing extravaganza at Indy

The once-frosty schism between the two biggest racing series in the United States has finally thawed and the result is a blockbuster event at Indianapolis Motor Speedway - even without fans. NASCAR’s elite Cup Series will share a venue with IndyCar on the same weekend for the first time, a doubleheader conveniently forced by the frantic rescheduling required by by the coronavirus pandemic. The fracture between the two leagues dates to at least 1954 when NASCAR founder Bill France Sr. was alleg...
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Can anybody catch Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick?

Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick have been the dominant drivers lately and could be headed for a showdown Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on NBC.
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Let’s Race Two: Behind the Indy-NASCAR Doubleheader

For the first time, NASCAR and IndyCar will run races at the same venue on the same weekend. Is this the start of a new tradition?
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