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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Karam Anxious to Get Back Into the Race Car for Indy 500 Start

INDIANAPOLIS – The last time Sage Karam was in a Verizon IndyCar Series car, he crashed while leading at his home track at the 2.5-mile Pocono Raceway. Unfortunately, that crash also cost Justin Wilson his life, as a piece of Karam’s car bounced off the track and hit Wilson in the helmet tragically killing him. That incident weighed heavily on Karam’s mind, as he seeked out professional help to get through it. Furthermore, the last time Karam was in a car at Indy, his race ended really before it ever began, as he…

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