The White Zone: Indianapolis won me over

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INDIANAPOLIS — I strolled down the long, long pit road at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. I took in the sights and sounds of the century-old cathedral of auto racing. Yes, the booming bass of the music playing over the PA system died out hours ago. Yes, the fans long since exited the 559-acre property just […] READ MORE


Despite penalty, McDowell remains strong at road courses

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Chase Elliott. Austin Cindric. Kyle Larson. All drivers that one would expect to see up front at road courses. Michael McDowell? Not typically at the top of those lists. Here’s why he should be: INDIANAPOLIS — They say numbers don’t lie. That phrase couldn’t be any more true than when you look at Michael McDowell […] READ MORE


Reddick dominates Indy, wins in OT

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Even with the late restarts, Tyler Reddick had Indianapolis in check to win the Verizon 200. INDIANAPOLIS – Nine-tenths of a second. Tyler Reddick needed ninth-tenths of a second less fuel than Christopher Bell, when both pitted on Lap 52, to cycle ahead at Indianapolis. Even two late restarts didn’t throw a wrench into Reddick’s […] READ MORE


Indianapolis: Oval or road course

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INDIANAPOLIS — Sitting at the podium in the DEX Imaging Media Center at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Stephen Conley of The Podium Finish asked AJ Allmendinger what winning at The Brickyard meant to him. “No matter what you race here,” he said, “if you’re able to win at this race track, it’s something that’ll last in your […] READ MORE


IMSA & NASCAR’s future plans at Indianapolis

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INDIANAPOLIS — Here’s a rundown of some IMSA and NASCAR news and notes from Indy. IMSA returns to the Brickyard The Brickyard made the poorly kept IMSA secret official. Indianapolis Motor Speedway track president, Doug Boles, announced, Friday, that the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will return to The Brickyard in 2023. It’s the first time […] READ MORE


Three Big Stories: Indianapolis

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Well this past weekend at The Brickyard gave us nothing to discuss. Snarcasm aside, Sunday’s Verizon 200 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway delivered a NASCAR Cup Series race with good and bad points. AJ Allmendinger capitalized on chaos up front to win for the first time in six years. Meanwhile, Chase Briscoe cost Denny Hamlin a shot […] READ MORE