Drivers Scott Dixon and Will Power both said IndyCar’s new aeroscreen was fit for racing during the first extensive test session for the cockpit protection that will debut next season.
Penske’s IMS deal means hundreds of acres of opportunity, real estate experts say
The acquisition of Hulman & Co. will give Penske Corp. control of about 37% of all the land in Speedway, making the company the town’s single-largest landowner. Roger Penske said he wants to take advantage of that land.Read More
Motorcycle racing returning to Indianapolis Motor Speedway after a five-year absence
The last time motorcycles competed at IMS was in August 2015, when the Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix ended an eight-year run at the track’s road course.Read More
The addition of the hybrid powertrain will delay the debut of IndyCar’s new engine from 2021 to 2022, realigning it with the arrival of the next chassis.
Matt Breeden was chosen to oversee the SVRA’s day-to-day operations, including finances, event management and member relations.
Head honcho Mark Miles continues to punch the gas on new marketing initiatives for the hallowed race. The latest effort has already made its way to Times Square and the NHL All-Star Game.
Series officials are in overdrive trying to find a replacement for Verizon, which is exiting as title sponsor at the end of this year. They’re also busy searching for a new TV partner for 2019.
Beginning in May, a four-wheeled device with real-time audio and video capabilities will perform surveillance at all major events at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
IMS will be one of three tracks to host a racing exhibition featuring World War I-era vehicles.
While the economic impact for the 2021 All-Star weekend could top $100 million for Indianapolis, the hard costs and soft expenses for the Pacers and city will easily reach eight figures.
Despite the team’s surprising play, seats for Pacers home games are among the cheapest in the league on the secondary market.
Also, Joey Chestnut prepares to defend his shrimp-eating title in Indy, and the North American Soccer League suffers another blow.
An 11 percent year-over-year decrease in eyeballs comes at a bad time for the open-wheel racing series. But IndyCar boss Mark Miles remains optimistic.
With two of IndyCar’s major teams downsizing, the addition of a deep-pocketed team like Formula One’s McLaren would be good news for the open-wheel circuit.
Central Indiana residents prefer pro football and Indy’s franchise to all other leagues and teams by a wide margin, according to the study. But its author says recent protests by players around the league could put a dent in their popularity.
Officials at the 76-year-old short track say $500,000 in off-season upgrades are paying off with boosts in attendance and race participation.
The Pacers organization is preparing to take the virtual court with its new video-gaming team. Meanwhile, Terry Hutchens has compiled a bucket list for Hoosiers hoops fans.
The Gene Haas Foundation is providing $500,000 over the next two years to help train students on computer-controlled milling machines, including those used to make NASCAR race cars.
Hospitality tents are going up at the iconic golf course at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in anticipation of an LPGA Tour event, marking the first time women pros have played in central Indiana in nearly two decades.
This year’s somewhat unexpected spike in TV viewership for the Indy-based race comes at a time when many other NASCAR events are seeing double-digit ratings decreases.
While downtown hotels saw no drop in room nights in May, lodging demand downshifted in the outlying areas of Marion County.
Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves is contemplating a future in sports car racing.