Roger Penske Still Hopeful for a Sold Out Indianapolis 500

Roger Penske still dreams of a sold-out Indianapolis 500 on Memorial Day weekend but hasn’t committed to a particular attendance figure if that’s not permitted by the state. By Matt Weaver, Auto Week In the meanwhile, Indianapolis Motor Speedway continues to do its part to curb Indiana COVID-19 numbers by hosting a vaccination site that ran through historic Gasoline Alley. It also plans to host a mass vaccination event next month before track activity begins on May 14. The owner of both IMS and the IndyCar Series is hopeful to present something…

David Gravel Of Watertown, Ct Beats Brad Sweet In Electrifying WoO Debut At The Rev

The echoing roar of the standing room only crowd said it all. Making their debut appearance at The Rev in Monroe, LA, the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series delivered a race of the year candidate on Saturday night.

Santino Ferrucci and Sam Hunt Racing Thrilled With Las Vegas NASCAR Finish

LAS VEGAS, Nev.: Continuing to make his transition from open-wheel cars to stock cars, Santino Ferrucci looked more like a balanced veteran during Saturday afternoon’s Alsco Uniforms 300 at Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway in just his second career NASCAR start for Sam Hunt Racing.

F1 Legend Schumacher, Longtime Indy 500 ‘Voice’ Page Elected to IMS Hall of Fame

INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, March 4, 2021 – Seven-time Formula One World Champion Michael Schumacher and longtime Indianapolis 500 broadcaster Paul Page comprise the 2021 class of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame. Schumacher and Page were elected to the IMS Hall of Fame by the distinguished voting panel of 150 motorsports journalists, officials and living Hall of Fame members, chosen from a total of 14 nominees representing the Speedway’s diverse history as host to the Indianapolis 500, Brickyard 400 and, from 2000-2007, F1’s United States Grand Prix at Indianapolis.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum Launches Partnership with Sports and Entertainment Travel for VIP Overnight Tour Package Experience

INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, March 1, 2021 – The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum announced a partnership March 1 with Indianapolis-based Sports and Entertainment Travel (SET), creating an exclusive IMS Museum overnight travel package for fans from around the world which features admission to the Museum and IMS track tour, a visit to a legendary INDYCAR team’s shop, and lodging at brand-new hotel in Speedway, Indiana.

Santino Ferrucci’s Xfinity Debut A Learning Experience

Considering that his first-ever lap in a stock car was the pace lap in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Contender Boats 250 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, former IndyCar driver Santino Ferrucci of Ridgefield, CT was reasonably satisfied despite a 30th-place finish.

F1 Teams Take Hit as Formula 1 Reports Financial Losses in Difficult 2020

The 2020 calendar year was a tough one for Formula 1—the sport and the company that bears the same name—and teams felt the affects through a reduction in the F1 Constructors’ Championship prize fund. But the year dominated by coronavirus travel restrictions and changes in schedules could have been worse.

F1 British Grand Prix Boss Desperate for Big Crowd for Silverstone Race in July

British Grand Prix boss Stuart Pringle is desperate for spectators to be able to attend his race at Silverstone Circuit in July. And get this, he’s hopeful of a 140,000-strong sellout on race day. The COVID-19 pandemic might have a little bit to say about that, as it as for the past year.

Formula 1 Driver Daniel Ricciardo Says That a Sprint Race Format is a Better Alternative Than Reverse Grids

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Formula 1 is considering sprint races to replace traditional F1 Saturday qualifying at three tracks in 2021. The new format has been proposed as a trial for F1 Grands Prix at Montreal, Monza and Interlagos. New F1 chief executive Stefano Domincali has said that the new format is just one more way to try to attract new fans to Formula 1.

Longtime Racing Announcer Bob Jenkins Battling Cancer

Longtime racing announcer Bob Jenkins said he plans to scale back his work at Indianapolis Motor Speedway this May as he undergoes radiation and chemotherapy treatment for brain cancer. The 73-year-old Jenkins made the announcement Tuesday near the end of a 24-minute video posted on the speedway’s YouTube account.