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Takuma Sato & Felix Rosenqvist’s Indianapolis 500 Gamble Falls Short

Takuma Sato at the 2021 Indianapolis 500

(Photo by Chris Owens/INDYCAR)

As the 105th Indianapolis 500 wound down, Takuma Sato and Felix Rosenqvist were attempting to save enough fuel to not make a final pit stop. Their attempts failed. The pair led late in the 500, hoping for a yellow flag that would enable the pair to stay up front. However, Rosenqvist pitted for the final …

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Conor Daly Luck Strikes Again at Indianapolis, Finishes 13th

Conor Daly's nose after the 2021 Indianapolis 500

(Photo: Christopher DeHarde)

Lady Luck giveth and Lady Luck taketh away. At the 105th Indianapolis 500, Conor Daly led 40 laps, the most of any driver in the field. However, Daly’s racing luck ran out on lap 119 of 200. When Graham Rahal exited the pits following his third pit stop, the left rear tire fell off of …

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Helio Castroneves Wins Historic 4th Indianapolis 500

Helio Castroneves

(Photo: Karl Zemlin/INDYCAR Media)

Helio Castroneves won his historic fourth Indianapolis 500 on Sunday (May 30) following a thrilling battle to the finish with Alex Palou. Palou and Castroneves spent the last 25 laps of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing locked in a heated battle for the win, swapping the lead back and forth through the final stint of the …

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Graham Rahal Crashes Out of 2021 Indianapolis 500

Graham Rahal pits during the 2021 Indianapolis 500

(Photo by Chris Jones/INDYCAR)

Graham Rahal’s run in the 105th Indianapolis 500 came to an end against the turn 2 wall. After a pit stop on lap 119, the No. 15 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda spun coming through turn 2 in the warmup lane, hitting the wall with the right side of the car. Further replays show that …

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Scott Dixon Fastest on Fast Friday at Indianapolis

Scott Dixon practicing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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Scott Dixon staked his claim for a spot in the Fast Nine shootout at the Indianapolis 500 by clocking the fastest speed around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Fast Friday. The 2008 Indianapolis 500 winner went around the 2.5 mile oval at an average speed of 233.302 mph, taking 38.5766 seconds for that fastest lap. …

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Colton Herta Re-Ups With Andretti Through 2023

Colton and Bryan Herta talk shop

(Photo by Chris Jones/INDYCAR)

Colton Herta and sponsor Gainbridge Financial have signed a multi-year extension to remain at Andretti Autosport through 2023, Andretti announced May 14. The 21-year-old currently is in his third season of NTT IndyCar Series competition, logging four wins, with three coming under Harding-Steinbrenner and his most recent via Andretti. Herta moved over to the No.26 …

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Carlin, Max Chilton to Miss Indy GP

Max Chilton

AUSTIN, TEXAS - FEBRUARY 12: Max Chilton, driver of the #59 Gallagher Carlin Chevrolet, drives during NTT Indycar Series testing at Circuit of The Americas on February 12, 2020 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Carlin and driver Max Chilton will miss this weekend’s GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis due to a travel-related issue, the team announced May 14. The team, which currently sits 27th in the standings with Chilton, mentioned in the press release it will use this extra time to prepare for the 105th running of the Indianapolis …

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Entry List: 2021 Indianapolis 500

2020 Indianapolis 500

Takuma Sato leads the 2020 Indianapolis 500 field. (Photo Credit: Walt Kuhn/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

It’s almost time for on-track activities to begin at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as IndyCar Series teams prepare for the 105th Indianapolis 500. Thirty-five cars are entered for the famed event, including nine Indy 500 champions. Only 33 drivers will make the race, leaving two cars out of contention, barring any entry list changes. Helio Castroneves …

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Bitcoin Teaming Up With Rinus VeeKay in Indy 500

2020 REV Group Grand Prix

(Photo Credit: Chris Jones/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Bitcoin is climbing aboard Rinus VeeKay’s No. 21 car of Ed Carpenter Racing for the Indianapolis 500, the team announced Wednesday, May 12. The digital currency will also be used as an associate on ECR’s other entries in the race. Strike has also partnered with the team to fundraise with a unique QR code, allowing …

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