James Davison Uninjured In Fast Friday Practice Crash

INDIANAPOLIS – The first major accident for Indianapolis 500 practice occurred on Friday when James Davison’s No. 33 Chevrolet broke loose in the apex of Turn 2 and spun around prior to making hard contact with the Turn 2 SAFER barrier. Davison, had just completed his 37th lap on Friday, with a top speed of 226.705 mph. The Aussie is driving a third AJ Foyt Racing entry this month as the car is a joint effort between Foyt, Belardi Racing and Byrd Racing. Last year, Davison filled in for an injured…

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Byrd Racing Partners With Belardi Racing To Bring Chris Windom To Freedom 100 In May

INDIANAPOLIS – Belardi Auto Racing, in partnership with long-time Indy 500 entrant Jonathan Byrd’s Racing and sprint car mainstays Baldwin Brothers Racing, announced on Tuesday that 2017 USAC National Sprint Car Champion and 2016 USAC Silver Crown Champion, Chris Windom, will be participating in the 2018 Freedom 100 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Windom will be making his first Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires start, piloting the #33 Belardi Auto Racing with Byrd & Baldwin Dallara IL-15 at the famed oval. Expressing his enthusiasm, Windom said “I’m really excited for…

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Bryan Clauson Bringing Indy 500 Racing Back to Its Roots

INDIANAPOLIS – A.J. Foyt, Mario Andretti, Al Unser, Johnny Rutherford, Parnelli Jones, Roger McCluskey, Gary Bettenhausen, Pat O’Connor, Eddie Sachs, those are all big names that have raced in the Indianapolis 500, but also all hail from the old USAC ranks as well. Yes, those drivers raced everything from dirt, to pavement to road courses and everything in-between including the ‘500. Unfortunately, the days of having the USAC stars rise through the ranks and end up in a Verizon IndyCar Series seat are long gone. Now, the USAC path takes drivers south to NASCAR…

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