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Business community honors Fisher

September 25, 2008
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Indy Racing League driver and team owner Sarah Fisher this afternoon was honored at the fifth annual Indy’s Best & Brightest under 40 Awards in front of a crowd of 650 business professionals...
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Herb Simon moves team to Reno

September 25, 2008
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The Tucson Sidewinders are getting a new name and address. The AAA affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks next year will be the Reno Aces. Indiana Pacers co-owner Herb Simon is an equal partner in...
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Colts tight end opens fun center

September 24, 2008
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Indianapolis Colts tight end Justin Snow recently opened a family fun center—Snapperz Family Fun and Sports—at 6002 Sunnyside Road in Lawrence. The 33,000-square-foot facility features a 24-foot climbing tower, bungee trampoline, laser tag, bowling...
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Tinsley issue hangs over Pacers

September 23, 2008
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In a campaign rolled out this week, the Indiana Pacers are trying to spur ticket sales by selling their 11-game Slam Dunk Sampler for the price of eight games. While sports marketers think...
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Colts: Getting a stadium 101

September 22, 2008
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Before the Indianapolis Colts beat the Minnesota Vikings on the field Sept. 14, they were schooling them off the field. Vikings owner Zygi Wilf and his top lieutenants spent two days the week before...
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Parking for disabled Colts fans ID'd

September 19, 2008
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The Indiana Stadium and Convention Building Authority announced today that 125 to 150 additional parking spaces for guests with disabilities have been identified around Lucas Oil Stadium. The ISCBA said three areas will now...
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Colts roll back stadium opening

September 18, 2008
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The Indianapolis Colts have rolled back the opening of Lucas Oil Stadium by two hours on home game dates. LOS will now open two hours before games, instead of the four hours it...
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Izod rolls out IRL clothing line

September 18, 2008
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Izod rolled out a new line of Indy Racing League-themed jeans and shirts at a leading fashion show in Las Vegas last month. This week Izod announced they will rev up a major marketing...
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Fisher racing to sign sponsors

September 17, 2008
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Popular Indy Racing League driver Sarah Fisher is making plans to drive at least 10 races next year. Fisher is currently in negotiations with Dollar General and other unnamed sponsors to get back...
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Wall Street woes crash Colts' value

September 16, 2008
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The crash on Wall Street yesterday reverberated right through the Indianapolis Colts’ 56th Street headquarters. How on earth are a stock market decline and the National Football League related? Here’s how. Forbes magazine last...
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Despite weather, IMS rings up profit

September 15, 2008
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MotoGP’s open approach to disclosing attendance figures finally gives us a clear view on the revenue generation of an Indianapolis Motor Speedway event. IMS President Tony George and his legion of lieutenants are...
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MotoGP economic impact soaked

September 12, 2008
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Rain is putting a damper on the economic forecast for the first MotoGP motorcycle race held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Sunday. The first motorcycle race at the Speedway in 99 years will...
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Don't call her Danica

September 12, 2008
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Ana Beatriz is not out to become the next Danica Patrick. But that doesn’t mean the Brazilian open-wheel racer—who took third in this year’s Indy Lights Series driving for Sam Schmidt Motorsports—isn’t bent...
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Colts climb NFL valuation ladder

September 11, 2008
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Lucas Oil Stadium has pushed the Indianapolis Colts into the upper echelon of the National Football League in terms of team value. The team jumped from 21st most valuable team last year to...
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Cassel as good a bet as Manning

September 10, 2008
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The Indianapolis Colts  are no better than the New England Patriots—even without quarterback Tom Brady. That’s right, the Matt Cassel-led Patriots have just as good a chance as the Peyton Manning-led Colts to win...
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Duno tops Danica in laps led

September 9, 2008
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So who led more laps during this Indy Racing League season; Danica Patrick or Milka Duno? Well, if you chose Milka Duno, you are right on. On lap 141 of Sunday’s race at Chicagoland, during...
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NBC doesn't honor Lucas' request

September 8, 2008
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Apparently NBC’s Andrea Kremer didn’t get the memo. At least she didn’t get the one from Lucas Oil Products Inc. founder Forrest Lucas. During a sideline segment during last night’s Indianapolis Colts-Chicago Bears...
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IRL's Detroit race shows growth

September 5, 2008
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While the jury is still out on the success of the first unified open-wheel racing season, the organizers of the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix last weekend are calling their event a resounding...
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Colts sales staff feels the heat

September 5, 2008
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Pressure is mounting on the Indianapolis Colts as this Sunday’s season opener against the Chicago Bears looms. Yes, there’s pressure to win on the field. But there’s even more pressure to make the...
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IRL title sponsor "on the doorstep"

September 4, 2008
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Despite switching its telecasts from ESPN to Versus next year, Indy Racing League officials remain confident they will sign an eight-figure, multi-year title sponsorship deal by year’s end. League officials denied rumors that some...
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Colts, Pacers join hands

September 3, 2008
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The Indiana Pacers and Indianapolis Colts have long been thought to be competitors. They compete with each other for fans, sponsors, public and private support for their respective playing venues among other things in...
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Wheldon races to Panther

September 2, 2008
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We didn't have to wait long to find out where Dan Wheldon would land. Just more than an hour after news broke that Dario Franchitti would be replacing him at Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Wheldon announced he will be driving...
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Franchitti returns to IRL

September 2, 2008
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Former Indianapolis 500 and Indy Racing League series champion Dario Franchitti is returning to the open-wheel circuit next year to drive for his former NASCAR boss Chip Ganassi. Ganassi folded the NASCAR team that...
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Indians hit 8-year attendance high

September 2, 2008
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With the books just closed on the Indianapolis Indians' 2008 season, the team’s front office is already looking forward to next season. And why not? This team is hot. Red hot. And I’m...
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IndyGo Colts shuttle a no-go

August 29, 2008
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Congestion getting to the Indianapolis Colts games is as much a problem as congestion once fans are in the new Lucas Oil Stadium. It appears that traffic flow and parking are real issues...
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  1. I had read earlier this spring that Noodles & Co was going to open in the Fishers Marketplace (which is SR 37 and 131st St, not 141st St, just FYI). Any word on that? Also, do you happen to know what is being built in Carmel at Pennsylvania and Old Meridian? May just be an office building but I'm not sure.

  2. I'm sorry, but you are flat out wrong. There are few tracks in the world with the history of IMS and probably NO OTHER as widely known and recognized. I don't care what you think about the stat of Indy Car racing, these are pretty hard things to dispute.

  3. Also wondering if there is an update on the Brockway Pub-Danny Boy restaurant/taproom that was planned for the village as well?

  4. Why does the majority get to trample on the rights of the minority? You do realize that banning gay marriage does not rid the world of gay people, right? They are still going to be around and they are still going to continue to exist. The best way to get it all out of the spotlight? LEGALIZE IT! If gay marriage is legal, they will get to stop trying to push for it and you will get to stop seeing it all over the news. Why do Christians get to decide what is moral?? Why do you get to push your religion on others? How would legalizing gay marriage expose their lifestyle to your children? By the way, their lifestyle is going to continue whether gay marriage is legalized or not. It's been legal in Canada for quite a while now and they seem to be doing just fine. What about actual rules handed down by God? What about not working on Sundays? What about obeying your parents? What about adultery? These are in the 10 Commandments, the most important of God's rules. Yet they are all perfectly legal. What about divorce? Only God is allowed to dissolve a marriage so why don't you work hard to get divorce banned? Why do you get to pick and choose the parts of the Bible you care about?

  5. Look at the bright side. With the new Lowe's call center, that means 1000 jobs at $10 bucks an hour. IMS has to be drooling over all that disposable income. If those employees can save all their extra money after bills, in five years they can go to the race LIVE. Can you say attendance boost?

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