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What Time Does the Indy 500 Start?

What Time Does the Indy 500 Start?

The 97th Indianapolis 500 is storming the motorsport field by storm this weekend with the festivities kicking off Sunday, May 26 at 9:30 am EST with the 500 Festival Princesses Lap.

What Time is the Indy 500 on?

What Time is the Indy 500 on?

To capture this year’s 101st Indianapolis 500, ESPN will be introducing several new video technologies, deploying more than 80 cameras to capture the famous IndyCar race.

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Announced as 2012 Indy 500 Pace Car

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Announced as 2012 Indy 500 Pace Car

It might be hard to believe, but the 96th Indianapolis 500 already has a new record set before the race has even begun. With 638 hp, the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 will be the most powerful production car to ever pace the famous race.

Hot Wheels to Release Dan Wheldon Commemorative Edition Car

Hot Wheels to Release Dan Wheldon Commemorative Edition Car

Hot Wheels will introduce a limited-run tribute Dan Wheldon commemorative edition car to simultaneously mark the beginning of a new IndyCar season and to celebrate the life of two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon. Wheldon suffered fatal injuries after a 15-car crash during last year’s IZOD IndyCar World Championship at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Available…

St. Petersburg Names Street in Honor of Dan Wheldon

St. Petersburg Names Street in Honor of Dan Wheldon

Last October, IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon tragically passed away in a 15 car accident at the Las Vegas 300. The British-born driver had adopted St. Petersburg, Florida as his hometown, and the city has named a street Dan Wheldon Way in honor of him. The street is found on the St. Petersburg race course and…

Rubens Barrichello Officially Moving to IndyCar

Rubens Barrichello Officially Moving to IndyCar

Formula 1 racing veteran Rubens Barrichello will officially be joining KV Racing Technology to make the move from F1 to IndyCar racing. “We are kind of pinching ourselves, it’s a dream to be bringing Rubens to our team,” KV Racing co-owner Jimmy Vasser said.  Barrichello is best known for being the most experienced F1 driver…

IndyCar’s Michael Andretti to Compete in Celebrity Apprentice

IndyCar’s Michael Andretti to Compete in Celebrity Apprentice

We know that he can win when he gets behind the wheel of an IndyCar, but does he have what it takes to be a successful business man and impress Donald Trump? We will find out this season on NBC’s reality show Celebrity Apprentice where Michael Andretti will be one of the contestants. This season of the…

Baltimore Grand Prix Contract Terminated, IndyCar Race In Jeopardy

Baltimore Grand Prix Contract Terminated, IndyCar Race In Jeopardy

Baltimore’s Grand Prix, an IndyCar Series race, is in great jeopardy when the city terminated its contact with the organizers of the race. The city has been warning Baltimore Racing Development that they would terminate its five-year contract if BRD failed to pay the $1.5 million owed to the city by the end of 2011….

Lotus Fires Up First IndyCar Engine

Lotus Fires Up First IndyCar Engine

Lotus Motorsport achieved a couple of major milestones recently, firing up their first ever IndyCar engine while also giving their Exige R-GT Rally car its first shakedown runs – both of which occurred within 24 hours. On December 22nd at Dallara’s headquarters in Varano Melegari, Palma, Lotus successfully started up the first official IndyCar engine…

Dan Wheldon’s Cause Of Death Determined By IndyCar

Dan Wheldon’s Cause Of Death Determined By IndyCar

IndyCar has released the cause of Dan Wheldon’s death as a non-survivable injury when his head hit a post in the fencing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The two-time Indianapolis winner was killed in a 15-car accident at the October 16th race when his car was launched into the catch fence. Beyond that, details were…

IndyCar Series Removes Las Vegas Race From 2012 Schedule

IndyCar Series Removes Las Vegas Race From 2012 Schedule

In the wake of the tragic crash that caused Dan Wheldon’s unfortunate passing, the IndyCar Series has decided to remove the Las Vegas race from its 2012 schedule. 2011 was the first year Las Vegas Speedway’s oval was used for open-wheel racing since 2005, and a massive 15-car accident was the result, involving the death…

Chevrolet’s IndyCar Return Means New Engines For Future Passenger Cars

Chevrolet’s IndyCar Return Means New Engines For Future Passenger Cars

With 2012 just around the corner now, Chevrolet is hyping up its return to IndyCar where they haven’t been racing for six years. Their return also means the development of a new engine for the racing series, where they hope to take what they learn on the track and apply it to their passenger vehicles….

Newman/Haas Racing Closing After Three Decades

Newman/Haas Racing Closing After Three Decades

Legendary racing outfit Newman/Haas is closing its doors after nearly 30 years in business, after the team failed to find sponsorship for the coming season. Founded by Carl Haas and actor Paul Newman, the team had a solid record throughout its life – with 107 wins and 8 championships – but never managed to win…