Test Days Like Today at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Beneficial for a Small Team Like Graham Rahal’s

INDIANAPOLIS – The calendar may say March 24, but there were Verizon IndyCar Series machines on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval on Friday. All four Chip Ganassi Racing cars, both Schmidt-Peterson Motorsports entries as well as Graham Rahal with Rahal/Letterman/Lanigan Racing took part in the Honda team test at the famed 2.5-mile track today. The four car Team Penske organization joined them as well making 11 different car/driver combinations hitting the yard of bricks on a beautiful sun drenched afternoon at IMS. But, windy conditions made things treacherous for drivers today,…

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Conor Daly to Particpate in American Ninja Warrior

INDIANAPOLIS – Conor Daly is the latest Verizon IndyCar Series driver attempting to become an “American Ninja Warrior.” Following in the athletic footsteps of fellow drivers Helio Castroneves, Tony Kanaan and Josef Newgarden, Daly will venture to San Antonio this weekend to participate in a regional qualifier for the Emmy-nominated NBC obstacle course challenge show that will air its ninth season this summer. Daly, 25, will make his bid to complete the challenge course sometime after dark Sundaynight. The AJ Foyt Racing driver got a taste of the task ahead when…

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See the Powerful Subway Ad That Will Air During Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at Fontana Featuring Daniel Suarez

Yesterday, Subway Restaurants revealed what the No. 19 Toyota driven by Daniel Suarez would look like in their four race sponsorship deal that they will serve as the primary sponsor on the Joe Gibbs Racing entry in those races for the 2017 season. Subway’s colors will be on that car beginning with this weekend’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Auto Club Speedway, then they will be featured three more times during the 2017 season as well (Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte-May 28, Coke Zero 400 at Daytona- July 1…

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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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NASCAR Sends Message to Drivers After Not Penalizing Austin Dillon for Actions at Phoenix

No one was really surprised that NASCAR didn’t punish Kyle Busch and Joey Logano for their pit road scuffle on March 12 after the Kobalt 400 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Busch and Logano were involved in a last lap incident that saw Busch get spun out in Turn 4 on the final lap. That caused Busch to march down pit road after the race was over and throw a punch at Logano. Several of Logano’s crew members jumped in for defense of their driver, which left Busch’s forehead bloody. Nevertheless,…

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Appeal Panel Upholds Allmendinger’s L-1 Penalty From Atlanta

The National Motorsports Appeals Panel upheld penalties against the No. 47 JTG Daugherty Racing team that competes in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series following a hearing Wednesday at NASCAR’s Research & Development Center in Concord, North Carolina. JTG officials appealed L1-level penalties levied against the team, driver AJ Allmendinger and crew chief Randall Burnett following the March 5 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The penalties were the result of three unsecured lug nuts on the No. 47 Chevrolet found during post-race inspection and resulted in a…

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Keselowski, Harvick Penalized for Cars Failing Post Race Inspection After Phoenix

Stewart-Haas Racing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series on Wednesday following Sunday’s race at Phoenix Raceway. The violation for the No. 2 car is detailed in sections 20.17.3.1.2 of the NASCAR Rule Book (post-race general inspection measurements), and driver Brad Keselowski’s fifth-place finish in the Camping World 500 is encumbered, per section 12.10 of the NASCAR Rule Book. Meanwhile, the violation for the No. 4 car is detailed in sections 20.3.3.3 I-4 of theNASCAR Rule Book (track bar mount and supports) and driver Kevin Harvick’s sixth-place finish at Phoenix is…

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