Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials learned Wednesday morning the Red Bull Air Race it was slated to host Oct. 19-20 was canceled as part of a decision to disband the series altogether.
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Alexander Rossi pocketed $759,159 for his second straight runner-up finish.
NBC mainstays Savannah Guthrie and Al Roker were joined by Tom Hanks at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as part of a live broadcast honoring caregivers to U.S. military veterans.
McLaren CEO Zak Brown acknowledged Monday the team was woefully unprepared to qualify a car for the Indianapolis 500, and small oversights snowballed into the final result.
Kyle Kaiser, 23, in a dramatic last-gasp bid by tiny Juncos Racing, knocked Fernando Alonso off the bubble and ruined the day for McLaren, which was trying to make a comeback to the Indy 500 for the first time since the 1970s.
McLaren had another miserable day preparing for the Indianapolis 500 as the team worked tirelessly in a failed effort to get Fernando Alonso on the track Thursday for Indianapolis 500 practice.
Under the leadership of Zak Brown, McLaren is back at Indy as an independent entrant for the first time since the 1970s, when it won three Indy 500s in 10 appearances before returning to England with a focus on Formula One.
Later this month some of the world’s best open-wheel race car drivers will look to take the checkered flag at the Indianapolis 500 and guzzle a bottle of milk in the winner’s circle. But one of the big winners this may at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway won’t be drinking any milk. That’s because it will be an autonomous car.
The network’s ad blitz and all-in production effort are part of a strategy to capitalize on the network’s recent lock on all IndyCar broadcasts.
More than two dozen drivers spent Wednesday testing the deflector, which is designed to reduce the risk of head injuries. It will be the latest safety device to make its debut at the Indy 500.
Under former Zionsville marketing executive Zak Brown, McLaren Racing is attempting to make a lasting return to the IndyCar.
Speedway and NASCAR officials plan to play up the patriotism theme to promote the event’s new schedule.
The agreement is set to commemorate Cummins Inc.’s 100th anniversary and includes a parade lap before the Indy 500 featuring five Cummins-engineered cars that previously participated in the race.
The device dubbed "Advanced Frontal Protection" will officially debut when practice begins next month and is expected to be used for the remainder of the IndyCar season.
Financial services firm Gainbridge has reached a multiyear deal to become the presenting sponsor of the Indianapolis 500, race officials announced Thursday. It becomes just the second presenting sponsor in the race’s history.
The local event is one of eight races on the 2019 Red Bull Air Race World Championship circuit and the only one scheduled for North America.
The deal with NTT might surprise some fans of IndyCar, which for its past two sponsorship cycles has paired with brands widely recognized by American audiences. But NTT is well-known overseas and wants to grow its global brand.