Regional Indy 500 Super Bowl Ad To Appear At The End Of The 1st Half On Sunday

INDIANAPOLIS – The pageantry, excitement and tradition of the Month of May at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will be featured in a regional advertisement airing on NBC’s telecast of Super Bowl LII on Sunday, Feb. 4. A 30-second spot will air on selected NBC affiliates in Indiana, including WTHR in Indianapolis, at the end of the first half and leading into the highly anticipated halftime show of the National Football League championship game between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles. The Super Bowl annually is the highest-rated television program in…

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Tiny Houses For Rent During Indianapolis 500 Weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Try It Tiny and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway are introducing a luxury, pop-up Tiny House Hotel at the 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. The Tiny House Hotel provides a new, innovative and boutique style of on-site accommodation for race attendees looking for a unique opportunity. “We’re always looking to provide unique experiences for our guests, and the Tiny House Hotel is an exciting new offering in May during the Indianapolis 500,” IMS President J. Douglas Boles said. “This hotel may be tiny, but it…

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New Security Robot Coming to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

“Start your engines” at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) now extends to its automated, driverless security robot, the Sharp INTELLOS Automated Unmanned Ground Vehicle (A-UGV). Named the Official Security Robot of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Sharp INTELLOS A-UGV provides an added layer of safety and security protection for what is known as the highest capacity sports venue in the world. “Technological innovation is in our DNA,” IMS President J. Douglas Boles said. “Dating back to the very first Indy 500 where the rearview mirror was pioneered, IMS values, invests, and nurtures…

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New IndyCar Hits the Track For the 1st Time Today, Jay Frye Talks Entire Testing Process Timeline And Additional OEMS In the Future

INDIANAPOLIS – For the first time ever, the newly designed 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series car concept hit the track on Tuesday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Both Oriol Servia and Juan Pablo Montoya hit the famed 2.5-mile track today to shake down the new car for next season. Servia, drove the Honda entry while Montoya took his rounds in the Chevrolet design. Today though, was nothing more than to shake these cars down and check some boxes off of a list. It was a monumental yet historical day in that perspective…

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Matt DiBenedetto a Great Story With An Emotional 8th Place Brickyard 400 Run

INDIANAPOLIS – We could start calling him big race Matt. In the season opening Daytona 500, Matt DiBenedetto finished ninth. It was his second career top 10 finish in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The other? A sixth place run with BK Racing last spring at Bristol. 

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What Kahne’s Brickyard 400 Triumph Means For Joey Logano

INDIANAPOLIS – The good news for Joey Logano, he got his first top five finish in a month. It was also just his second top five effort since his encumbered win at Richmond. So, momentum is maybe going to start going his way. Logano, brought his No. 22 Ford home fifth in Sunday’s Brickyard 400. The bad news?

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Team Penske Nearly Gets 1st Brickyard 400 Victory on Sunday

INDIANAPOLIS – Brad Keselowski didn’t like his car for much of Sunday’s Brickyard 400. He rarely was found near the top 10. But, his Team Penske teammate Joey Logano was. In the end, there they both were battling for Penske’s first Brickyard 400 triumph in a rain delayed, crash marred Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race. Penske, has won 16 Indianapolis 500 victories. They’ve yet to win the Brickyard. But, there they were in the end with a shot at a win. Keselowski, was in the lead on Lap 134 after…

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