PrimeSport, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Launch of Official IMS Ticket Exchange

INDIANAPOLIS – PrimeSport, the leader in providing direct access to the biggest sports and entertainment events, and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway today announced the launch of the Official Indianapolis Motor Speedway Ticket Exchange. PrimeSport will host and manage the only official resale marketplace where race fans can buy and sell 100-percent guaranteed tickets to the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. The 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 is scheduled for Sunday, May 28 at IMS.

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Juan Pablo Montoya to Run Both Indy 500 As Well as IndyCar Grand Prix in May

St. Petersburg, Fla – Juan Pablo Montoya was told last summer that Team Penske was going to be getting younger for the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season. They told the two-time Indianapolis 500 champion that they were going after Josef Newgarden as his replacement for next year. With the other three drivers locked in to contracts, Montoya would be the odd man out. But, Penske did offer Montoya a ride in the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500. At the time, the Colombian told the team that he was appreciative…

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Indiana Gov. Holcomb To Place Green Flag atop IMS Gate 1 Friday To Mark Start of Verizon IndyCar Series Season

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb will officially install the green flag atop the world-famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway Gate 1 at 10 a.m. Friday, March 10. The annual ceremony marks the start of the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season and an important milestone in the countdown to the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. During the event, an official 101st Running milk bottle will be delivered to the governor, part of a series of deliveries leading up to Race Day. IMS traditionally displays the full array of racing flags…

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Andretti Autosport, IndyCar Teams With Disney Junior’s “Mickey and the Roadster Racers”

INDIANAPOLIS – INDYCAR announced today that it will team up with Disney Junior’s newest hit series “Mickey and the Roadster Racers” to deliver youth and family entertainment for the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season. As part of the program, Andretti Autosport driver Ryan Hunter-Reay will lead the team’s participation as teammates Marco Andretti, Alexander Rossi and Takuma Sato help share the racing excitement by participating in special “Mickey and the Roadster Racers Pit Stop” events at three INDYCAR races this season – the series’ kickoff at the St. Petersburg Grand Prix…

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Jay Howard to Drive No. 77 SPM/Tony Stewart Foundation Entry in 101st Running of Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS – It’s officially race week for the Verizon IndyCar Series as they will take to the streets of St. Pete this weekend for the 2017 season opener. But, some Indy 500 news was revealed on Monday as Schmidt-Peterson Motorsports/Team One Cure announced this morning that Jay Howard will drive the No. 77 Honda for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500. “I can’t begin to tell you how honored I am to have this opportunity,” Howard said via a team release. “I’m not one to give up on a dream…

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Kurt Busch Says Indy 500 Chances This Year Not Likely

Hampton, GA – When Kurt Busch won the season opening Daytona 500 last weekend, it got everyone wondering if the Stewart-Haas Racing driver would try the Indianapolis 500 for a second time this May. Busch, won at Martinsville in April of 2014, which by virtue of the win, opened him up to giving Indy a try that year. He finished sixth in his rookie debut making him want to try it again. Unfortunately, the last two years didn’t give him a chance to run Indy again. But, with that ‘500 victory,…

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A.J. Foyt Racing Likely to Stick With Just 2 Entries for Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS – Al-Fe Heat Treating announced today that they will be back with A.J. Foyt Racing for a seventh consecutive year as a major associate sponsor. The Al-Fe Heat Treating logo will be on both ABC Supply Chevrolets for the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season. “The 2017 season looks to be an exciting and challenging one for Foyt Racing and we at Al-Fe Heat Treating wouldn’t miss it for anything!” said Kurt Westman, founder and president of the largest commercial aluminum heat treating operation in the United States via a press release….

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