Penske Priority Extends to IMSA

If there is one thing that Roger Penske prioritizes over all others, it’s “Win Indy.” First it was IndyCar, then NASCAR, and now that he owns the joint, that demand extends to the brand new Battle on the Bricks IMSA sports car race as well. And his Porsche team that…

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Blood Boils in Indy Darkness

An active participant in life’s ups and downs, paraplegic race car driver Robert Wickens doesn’t mince words. “He hit me to get by, and then he hit a GS (Drew Neubauer),” Wickens said about IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Touring Car race winner Mikey Taylor. “I get back in front of…

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Why IMSA at the Speedway is Cool

What makes IMSA sports car racing cool? The cars look very cool, of course, and the mix of classes all racing at the same time makes for exciting stuff. But most importantly is the sound, or the mix of sounds. From growling, normally aspirated V8s to high-revving inlines with Porsche…

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Daytona and Indy? The Two to Win When You’ve Only Won Two

story by Paul Kelly of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, photos by Tim Hailey Michael McDowell certainly has a flair for the dramatic on the biggest stages in NASCAR. Front Row Motorsports driver McDowell became the first driver in NASCAR Cup Series history whose first two career wins came at Daytona…

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Indy NXT at the Brickyard Weekend

Hunter McElrea drove to his first INDY NXT by Firestone victory of the season Friday on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, leading all 35 laps from pole. McElrea, from New Zealand, held off Andretti Autosport teammate James Roe by .4370 of a second to earn his third career victory…

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Tires Even More Important Than Usual at This Indy GP

Despite his 2021 IndyCar series championship, Alex Palou has never seemed to catch on with the fans. Fast and consistent, with flashes of bravado that belie his baby face and squeaky voice, Palou has also had to rehabilitate his relationship with Chip Ganassi Racing following last year’s contract debacle with…

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What to Know for Today’s Indy GP

If you’re in Central Indiana and fancy an easy but exciting day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, today’s Indy GP is the event for you. With most of the cars and drivers but none of the hassles of the world’s largest single day sporting event—the Indy 500—the GP and it’s…

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