Stenhouse Jr. Says The NASCAR Garage Is “Fired Up” About New IMS Dirt Race, A Look At Who May Join Him In September

INDIANAPOLIS – It sounds as if the Driven2SaveLives BC 39 USAC Midget Series race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is going to be among the largest midget races ever. Yes, the Chili Bowl holds that distinction and will likely remain that way past the Sept. 5-6 weekend, but this new race at IMS held during the Brickyard weekend will rival the annual dirt race in January in Tulsa. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is in. He announced that on Tuesday. But, who else may join him?

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28 Drivers Confirmed for 101st Indy 500, Why Honda Will Have to Provide Over 60-Percent of Entries

INDIANAPOLIS – Pippa Mann’s signing with Dale Coyne Racing for May’s 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 last week was the 26th driver revealed for this year’s field. Now, this weekend in Long Beach, we have a 27th and 28th entry reveaed. Zach Veach announced on Friday that he’s signed a deal with the third A.J. Foyt Racing entry and will become the 27th driver in the field. Then on Sunday, Andretti Autosport and Jack Harvey announced that they will team up as well bringing the 28th car/driver combination. With it being…

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Rossi’s Likeness to Be Displayed on Borg-Warner Trophy Wednesday, Race Winning Car Donated Thursday

INDIANAPOLIS – It’s not the Month of May in Indianapolis but this week it’s certainly going to feel like it for 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series Rookie of the Year Alexander Rossi. The Andretti Autosport/Bryan Herta Autosport driver has a big week in the circle city, as by virtue of his big win in this past year’s 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500, he will get to relive it once again on Wednesday and again on Thursday. On Wednesday, Rossi’s likeness will be revealed on the Borg-Warner Trophy at 5 p.m. ET in…

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Domed Skids Make Indy 500 Qualifying Harder, But Better

INDIANAPOLIS – For the first time, the Verizon IndyCar Series drivers qualified on Saturday afternoon with the new domed skid safety device. After three cars got airborne in practice crashes last year, that safety device was put on these cars to keep them from getting airborne when spinning. After two practice crashes this month, it’s proved to have worked. None of the two cars lifted off the ground. But, most of the drivers are still saying that this device makes the cars harder to drive.

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