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Ed Carpenter Becomes Third Chevrolet Driver to Crash at IMS


Chevrolet cars continue to spin and rise off the ground at Indianapolis with two-time and defending pole sitter Ed Carpenter joining the dubious group on Sunday with a massive crash during warm-up for Indianapolis 500 qualifying. Carpenter hit the wall in Turn 2 — the third Chevrolet to crash in …

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All-Female Team To Attempt 2016 Indy 500


If all goes according to plan, an all-female team will attempt to make the grid for the Indianapolis 500 next season. Grace Autosports was founded by veteran racing executive Beth Paretta and will feature British driver Katherine Legge behind the wheel. While the group is not opposed to hiring men …

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Drivers Weigh-In on Safety After Indy 500 Practice Crashes


INDIANAPOLIS — The Month of May is off to a dubious start. Now equipped with aerodynamic enhancements, the current IndyCar machine looks drastically different than any that came before it. The DW12 is also faster than it was last year and appears markedly more unstable following the first three days …

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Josef Newgarden Escapes Violent Indy 500 Practice Crash


INDIANAPOLIS — Another day of practice for the Indianapolis 500 brought with it yet another violent looking crash as Josef Newgarden was the latest victim of the seemingly unstable Chevrolet aero package at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Driving through Turn 1, Newgarden saw his car snap loose, loop around, and …

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Can IndyCar learn from Boxing’s Recent Success?

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One day after the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Season started, I boldly professed that I would not criticize and/or overtly highlight IndyCar’s ever-present issue of declining popularity. I professed this in hopes that I and other IndyCar beat writers would focus on the positives of the sport instead of the negatives, …

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Pace Laps: Opportunity, Fuel Mileage, Make-A-Wish and More

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XFINITY: It’s Time for a Stand-Alone – After another much needed off-weekend, the NASCAR XFINITY Series regulars will have their first true chance to reach Victory Lane at a non-plate track this year. Heading over to the stand-alone event in Iowa on Sunday, the division’s drivers will be up against …

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Rapid Reaction: Honda Grand Prix of Indianapolis


Through five races, IndyCar has some serious parity as Will Power became the fifth different winner of the 2015 season after winning the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis on Saturday afternoon on the road course at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Here’s a quick look at the race. How it …

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Open Wheel Wednesday: Fingers Crossed for the GP of Indianapolis

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It’s May, which can mean only one thing.  Ha, whatever, it can mean lots of things.  Mother’s Day is just about upon us.  College graduations are set to unleash a new flood of graduates into the world. Music festivals.  Season finales for numerous TV shows.  Playoffs.  But for motorsports, the …

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