Chip Ganassi Admits To Possibility Of Fielding a Car For Danica Patrick at Daytona and Indy

Homestead, Fla – I’ve been saying from months now, that if Danica Patrick didn’t find a full-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series ride that she should at least run the Indianapolis 500. I even wrote about it here on June 7. Well, five months later, I was proven right. Patrick, 35, revealed on Friday from the Homestead-Miami Speedway that this will indeed be her final Cup season and that she’s going to run just the Daytona 500 as well as the Indianapolis 500 for 2018. After that, her driving career is…

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Danica Patrick Will Run 2018 Daytona 500 AND Indianapolis 500, Why This Is a Great Move For Her

Homestead, Fla – One sports loss is another one’s gain. Danica Patrick held a very emotional press conference on Friday from the Homestead-Miami Speedway in which she announced her retirement from full-time racing. Patrick, fought tears the whole way through as she said this was a tough decision but one that it was time to make. You could tell, that Patrick wasn’t quite ready to call it quits in NASCAR as she was as emotional as I’ve ever seen her. Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 (3 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN) will be her 251st…

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Blaney Very Interested In Racing The Indianapolis 500 Someday

Fort Worth, TX- Any time someone drives for Team Penske or Chip Ganassi Racing, the word “double” comes up to them. With those organizations fielding Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams as well as Verizon IndyCar Series teams, the opportunity to race in the Indianapolis 500 is always a possibility. With Ryan Blaney moving over to drive a third Penske car for the 2018 Cup season, he was asked on Friday at the Texas Motor Speedway on his thoughts of driving in the prestigious Indianapolis 500. 

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Jim Cornelison To Return To Indy To Sing “Back Home Again in Indiana” For 2018 Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS – His voice thrilled hundreds of thousands of fans at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and millions more across the globe on Race Day in May 2017, and now he’s back for more. Jim Cornelison will return to sing “Back Home Again in Indiana” before the 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil on May 27, 2018. Cornelison is known to sports fans everywhere as the powerful and exclusive voice behind “The Star-Spangled Banner” at Chicago Blackhawks’ home games. He took the “Back Home Again in Indiana” mantle…

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Lewis Hamilton With No Desire Right Now To Run Indy 500

Many wondered with the success that Fernando Alonso had at Indy this past May, if any other Formula One drivers would want to give the world’s biggest race a try in the near future. Alonso, started fifth and contended among the leaders all month. Another former F1 driver in Max Chilton led a race-high 50 of the 200 laps in the May 28 race. Heck, even another driver with an F1 path in Alexander Rossi won the ‘500 as a rookie in 2016 and started on the front row for…

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Fernando Alonso Confirms No Indy 500 In 2018, Also Confirms He Will Be Back, May Try Daytona Too

Some big Formula One news came out of Texas on Thursday, as Fernando Alonso and McLaren announced a new “multi-year” contract for the two sides to remain together for 2018 and beyond. With that being said, one main topic came out in Alonso’s media availability ahead of this weekend’s United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of The America’s in Austin, Texas. Despite being an F1 race, it’s still an F1 race in America, and the biggest race in not just the United States, but the whole entire world itself,…

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What Might Have Been For JR Hildebrand and Carlos Munoz If Indy Just Went a Little Differently

As the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season has come to a close, the turn now goes to Silly Season. With just a handful of rides still left, most already being accounted for, two drivers look to be left standing when the music stops and all the chairs are gone. JR Hildebrand was replaced with Ed Carpenter Racing by Spencer Pigot. Unless Hildebrand wants to take on the road/street course role, which honestly doesn’t make a lot of since being that he struggled on them in 2017, he’s a free agent…

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