Indianapolis 500: Race Day Notebook

By: Spencer NeffMay 30, 2021 Following an intense two weeks at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the 2.5-mile track and the 33 competitors were finally ready for the latest installment of the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing”. In a race that featured more than its share of intrigue, here’s the final results. Helio Castroneves wins in record-settingContinue reading “Indianapolis 500: Race Day Notebook”

Indianapolis 500: Carb Day Notebook

By: Spencer NeffMay 28, 2021 With qualifying completed and the Field of 33 set, the one item left on the agenda was final practice on “Carb Day” at the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana. The NTT IndyCar Series would get a two-hour session to dial in everything before Sunday’s race. Here’s a lookContinue reading “Indianapolis 500: Carb Day Notebook”

105th Indianapolis 500 Betting Preview

By: Joe BranchMay 28, 2021 It’s here! The 2021 Indy 500 and fans are back.  Excitement is up and betting sites are throwing up odds for the Greatest Spectacle in Racing.  The field is as deep as we’ve ever seen it with nine former winners and a minimum of 20 drivers that could legitimately winContinue reading “105th Indianapolis 500 Betting Preview”

Rewind: 1911 Indianapolis 500

By: Spencer NeffMay 27, 2021 On Sunday, the 105th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge will be held at the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The “Greatest Spectacle in Racing” for 2021 will be held on its own anniversary. 110 years ago, the first running of what first was known as the “International 500-mileContinue reading “Rewind: 1911 Indianapolis 500”

Indianapolis 500: Qualifying Day 2 Notebook

By: Spencer NeffMay 23, 2021 Following an intense Day 1 that saw dramatic moments from start to finish, Day 2 for Indianapolis 500 Qualifying would fill the first three and the last row. With three of the 33 spots in the field for the 105th running presented by Gainbridge up for grabs, here’s how thingsContinue reading “Indianapolis 500: Qualifying Day 2 Notebook”

In Memoriam: Andre Ribeiro

By: Spencer NeffMay 23, 2021 On Sunday morning, former INDYCAR driver Andre Ribeiro passed away at age 55 following a battle with colorectal cancer. Like many drivers over the past few decades, Ribeiro got his racing started in karting, winning the Brazilian national title each year from 1986 to 1988. After stints in Formula OpelContinue reading “In Memoriam: Andre Ribeiro”

Indianapolis 500 Qualifying Day 1 Notebook

By: Spencer NeffMay 22, 2021 The anticipation and intensity that coincides each year with Indianapolis 500 qualifying returned in spades for Day 1 of setting the field for the 105th running of the race. On Saturday, positions 10-30 would be locked in. The five hours and 50 minutes of allotted time would also determine theContinue reading “Indianapolis 500 Qualifying Day 1 Notebook”

Indianapolis 500: Day 4 Notebook

By: Spencer NeffMay 21, 2021 Today, the 35 entrants vying for a spot in the Field of 33 for next Sunday’s 105th Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge began preparations for this weekend’s Qualifying in earnest. After being given 90 extra horsepower through a turbocharger adjustment, speeds climbed to their highest all week. Here’s a lookContinue reading “Indianapolis 500: Day 4 Notebook”

Indianapolis 500: Day 3 Notebook

By: Spencer NeffMay 20, 2021 With qualifying weekend looming and a Bump Day that will see two entrants sent home, getting things dialed in was of the utmost importance during Thursday’s six-hour practice. Before adjustments take shape for tomorrow’s Fast Friday practice, here’s how things looked in Practice Day 3 for the 105th running ofContinue reading “Indianapolis 500: Day 3 Notebook”

Indianapolis 500: Day 2 Notebook

By: Spencer NeffMay 19, 2021 Following an eventful opening day of practice on Tuesday, the 35 entrants for this year’s 105th Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge again took to the track for a second day of practice. As teams continued to dial in their race setups, here’s a look at some of the headlines fromContinue reading “Indianapolis 500: Day 2 Notebook”