Penske Corporation To Purchase Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indy Car Series

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Board of Directors of Hulman & Company announced today that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Penske Corporation, a global transportation, automotive and motorsports leader. Penske Entertainment Corp., a subsidiary of Penske Corporation, will acquire all Hulman & Company principal operating assets, including the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, […]

Danica Patrick To Join NBC Sports For Coverage Of 103rd Indianapolis 500

NBC to Broadcast Indy 500 for First Time On May 26 Danica Patrick, one of motorsports’ most popular figures, will join NBC Sports’ inaugural coverage of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge when drivers start their engines for the 103rd iteration of the race on Sunday, May 26. This year marks the first time that […]

INDYCAR Names NTT As Entitlement Sponsor Of IndyCar Series

(Press Release from INDYCAR) INDYCAR announced today during the North American International Auto Show that global information technology and communications leader NTT has signed a multiyear agreement to become the IndyCar Series title partner. In addition, NTT becomes the official technology partner of INDYCAR, the IndyCar Series, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR’s […]

IndyCar Boston Street Race Scheduled For September Cancelled

Multiple media reports confirmed Friday that promoters of this summer’s scheduled IndyCar event on the streets of Boston have decided to cancel the event. “The relationship between us and the city is not working,” John Casey, president of Grand Prix of Boston told the Boston Globe Friday. “The relationship is untenable.” The event had been […]

IndyCar Series Driver Justin Wilson Dies; Succumbs To Head Injury From Pocono Crash

(Press Release from INDYCAR) INDYCAR announced that driver Justin Wilson, who enjoyed success in multiple motorsports series during a two-decade professional career, died today from a head injury sustained in the Verizon IndyCar Series race Aug. 23 at Pocono Raceway. He was 37. “This is a monumentally sad day for INDYCAR and the motorsports community […]

Juan Pablo Montoya Scores Victory In Indianapolis 500 Thriller

(Press Release from Indianapolis Motor Speedway Public Relations) INDIANAPOLIS, Sunday, May 24, 2015 – Fifteen years after his first Indianapolis 500 triumph, Juan Pablo Montoya became a champion again on Sunday at the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. The Colombian outlasted fellow Team Penske teammate Will Power and Chip Ganassi Racing drivers […]

Boston Street Race Added To 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series Schedule

(Press Release from IndyCar Series) IndyCar announced today that it will race in the South Boston Waterfront on Labor Day weekend during the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season. The Grand Prix of Boston will feature an 11-turn, 2.25-mile temporary street course that surrounds the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. The event marks the first time IndyCar has […]

Jeff Gordon To Drive Pace Car To Start 99th Indianapolis 500 Next Month

(Press Release from Indianapolis Motor Speedway) Indiana racing legend and five-time Brickyard champion Jeff Gordon will drive a Corvette Z06 pace car to kick off the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500, on May 24 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Gordon, who grew up in nearby Pittsboro, Indiana, is no stranger to the Indianapolis Motor […]

IndyCar News And Notes: Conor Daly Puts Best Foot Forward In Audition

—— (Press Release from IndyCar Series) Conor Daly wore his “lucky” shoes and a fresh firesuit, and patted the nose of the stark white No. 7 Dallara chassis bearing his name on either side of the cockpit “for luck.” But luck is really the confluence of preparation and opportunity as Daly auditioned for a 2015 […]

Brian Barnhart Named As IndyCar Race Director

—— (Press Release From IndyCar Series) INDYCAR announced today that Vice President of Competition Brian Barnhart has been named Race Director and will lead the Verizon IndyCar Series’ three-steward Race Control system in 2015. Barnhart was a key member of the INDYCAR Race Control system implemented in 2014 that stipulates all in-race penalties are decided […]

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