Why No. 66 For Hildebrand In The Indianapolis 500? He Explains

LONG BEACH, Calif – We may be gearing up for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (4 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) this weekend, but it’s never too early to start talking about the Indianapolis 500. On Thursday, another driver confirmation took place, as JR Hildebrand and Dreyer & Reinbold Racing confirmed the 34th entry for this year’s race. Hildebrand, 30, will pilot the No. 66 Chevrolet for DRR in the Verizon IndyCar Series race, joining Sage Karam with the team. Hildebrand To Join DRR For 2018 Indianapolis 500 But, most…

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DRR To Bring 2nd Car To Indy In May, Eyeing More Races In The Future

INDIANAPOLIS – Dreyer & Reinbold Racing announced on Thursday that they will bring Sage Karam back to Indy for their fourth Indianapolis 500 together over the last five years. But, team owner Dennis Reinbold did also unveil that Karam won’t be their only driver in the DRR garage this Month of May. While the rumors are the team will have a second car for the ‘500 and also have JR Hildebrand with them for the Greatest Spectacle in Racing in it, Reinbold wouldn’t name any names other than the second car…

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Sage Karam Feels More Prepared, Won’t Be Taking Big Risks For Indy

INDIANAPOLIS – Dreyer & Reinbold Racing officially unveiled on Thursday morning that they will have Sage Karam as the driver in one of their two cars for May’s 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500. Karam, will pilot the No. 24 Chevrolet for the fourth time in the last five years with the team. DRR are the one that gave him his first opportunity in 2014 as a high school senior. The Pennsylvania native started 31st and came all the way through the field to finish an impressive ninth. He’d come back…

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Sage Karam Set For Return To Dreyer & Reinbold Racing For Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS – Another Indianapolis 500 entry is going to be announced on Thursday, as Dreyer & Reinbold Racing is set to announce that Sage Karam is set to drive their No. 24 Chevrolet for the 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500. Karma, 22, will enter his fifth Indy 500, four of which have been with DRR. He won the “Hard Charger Award” as rookie competitor in the 2015 Indy 500 and put on a sensational drive from 23rd to fourth in 2016 before retiring from the event on Lap 94 in DRR…

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Top 5 Sleepers to Win This Year’s 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS – Everybody loves a good longshot to win a sporting event right? It’s fun to root for the underdog. Well, here are five “sleepers” that could win Sunday’s 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 (11 a.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Radio Network). 

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Will Power Quickest in Day 2 of Indy 500 Practice

INDIANAPOLIS – 32 of the 33 drivers braved the tough conditions on Tuesday, turning 2,404 laps around the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway despite windy yet hot temperatures. That’s why speeds were nearly two mph slower today, with Will Power besting the field with a lap of 224.656 mph in his No. 12 Chevrolet. Power, turned that lap in the final two hours, as he had help from a tow with his Team Penske teammates. Last weekend’s IndyCar Grand Prix winner, was in the top 10 of the no tow list too,…

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Sage Karam Trying to Temper His “Hard Charging” Mentality at Indy This Year

INDIANAPOLIS – For the third time in four tries, Sage Karam will drive the No. 24 Chevrolet with Dreyer & Reinbold/Kingdom Racing. Like last year, the familiarity with the team excites him, as he’s hoping that this could be the year that he finally winds up drinking the milk in victory lane. But, unlike his previous three Indianapolis 500 tries, Karam has a different mindset for the 101st Running on May 28 (11 a.m. ET/ABC/INDYCAR Radio Network). Karam, 22 is known as a hard charger and tries to come through the…

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Sage Karam To Return to Dreyer & Reinbold Racing for 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS – Sage Karam will be back in the No. 24 Dreyer & Reinbold entry in the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil, as the team announced on Thursday morning that they will bring the young American driver to Indy for the third time in four years. marking the third time in four years. As a 19-year-old rookie competing in his first Verizon IndyCar Series race in 2014, Karam drove the Dreyer & Reinbold car from 31st on the Indy 500 starting grid to finish ninth. In last…

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Big Dominoes to Fall in IndyCar Silly Season

INDIANAPOLIS – The Verizon IndyCar Series may have two weekends off between now and the next race in Pocono, but the season is quickly coming to a close. With that being said, this year’s offseason driver lineups are going to be some of the most important decisions teams have had to make in quite some time. Several big named drivers are free agents, as three of them are Indy 500 champions. With so many young guns patiently waiting for the veterans to call it quits, this offseason is going to be interesting…

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Josef Newgarden Leads Wild Indy 500 Practice on Monday

INDIANAPOLIS – The only way to describe today’s Verizon IndyCar Series practice session is – wow. The conditions were similar on Monday to what we’re going to see for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500, and with today being really the last real shot to see what each driver has, teams decided to make this a true race day practice. Well, 2,886 laps later, and the session that we just saw still has us breathless. That 3 1/2-hour practice session that we were treated to today, was better than…

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