Rahal Others Warn This Year’s Indy 500 May Be Tougher Than Year’s Past To Pass

INDIANAPOLIS – The new Verizon IndyCar Series car has done everything and more that it was designed to do. Increase the drag? Check. Allow for cars to follow closer than ever before due to less dirty air? Check. Aesthetically pleasing? Check. Better racing? Check. Through five races into the 2018 season, the car has been met by rave reviews. It looks good and races even better. Heading into next Sunday’s 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 (11 a.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Radio Network), the year’s biggest race in the world, the car has…

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Fast Friday Where Practice Completely Changes From What We Saw All Week

INDIANAPOLIS – Its been a great week of Verizon IndyCar Series practice in preparation for next Sunday’s 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 (11 a.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Radio Network). All three days of action, 21 full hours, were run with limited interruptions. In fact, mother nature only reared her ugly head once all week, but it was for only a half an hour on Tuesday for rain that never came. Friday’s forecast appears to be iffy though, so that and other factors will make the seven hour practice session much different than…

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Rahal Quickest On Day 3, Hildebrand Taps Wall In Happy Hour

INDIANAPOLIS – On Wednesday, Graham Rahal was found towards the bottom of the Verizon IndyCar Series speed chart at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for practice in preparation for next Sunday’s 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 (11 a.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Radio Network). He was 34th out of 35 cars to be exact. But, in Thursday’s seven hour session, the Rahal/Letterman/Lanigan Racing driver improved 33 spots. That’s right, Rahal led the way in Day 3 of Indy 500 practice on Thursday. 

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I-Pas Goggles Puts INDYCAR Ahead Of The Rest In Head Trauma Future

INDIANAPOLIS – The device has been used within the Verizon IndyCar Series from the last few years, but on Thursday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the series showed off their new device that could put them as the leading innovator in the entire sports world in concussion diagnosis. INDYCAR drivers are now required to undergo a clinical eye-tracking computer test recently cleared by the Food and Drug Administration. It has been implemented as part of the sanctioning body’s concussion evaluation protocol. All drivers competing in this month’s Indianapolis 500 (11 a.m.…

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