6 Former Winners, 4 Rookies Highlight 35 Driver Entry List For 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500

Six winners are among the 35 drivers assigned to cars entered for the 102nd Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil on Sunday, May 27 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Three-time winner Helio Castroneves (2001, 2002, 2009) and single winners Scott Dixon (2008), Tony Kanaan (2013), Ryan Hunter-Reay (2014), Alexander Rossi (2016) and Takuma Sato (2017) are the past winners aiming for another victory this year in “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” The total of 35 drivers also will result in intense competition for the 33 starting spots, with bumping expected to…

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Karam Anxious to Get Back Into the Race Car for Indy 500 Start

INDIANAPOLIS – The last time Sage Karam was in a Verizon IndyCar Series car, he crashed while leading at his home track at the 2.5-mile Pocono Raceway. Unfortunately, that crash also cost Justin Wilson his life, as a piece of Karam’s car bounced off the track and hit Wilson in the helmet tragically killing him. That incident weighed heavily on Karam’s mind, as he seeked out professional help to get through it. Furthermore, the last time Karam was in a car at Indy, his race ended really before it ever began, as he…

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