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Intercontinental GT and World Challenge Team to Bring Sports Car Racing Back to Indianapolis

It’s been five long years since the IMSA sports car racing grid lined up at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the final of three annual Brickyard Grand Prix races [above]. Since then, major international sports car racing has avoided the circuit for one reason or another. That will finally be rectified next fall when…Read more… Continue […]

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Intercontinental GT and World Challenge Team to Bring Sports Car Racing Back to Indianapolis

It’s been five long years since the IMSA sports car racing grid lined up at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the final of three annual Brickyard Grand Prix races [above]. Since then, major international sports car racing has avoided the circuit for one reason or another. That will finally be rectified next fall when…Read more… Continue […]

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Fernando Alonso Goes for a Spin, or Two, in Indianapolis 500 Practice

The Indianapolis 500 is a nearly two-week affair, meaning there’s plenty of time to get the wrecks out of the way before the big day. That’s exactly what retired Formula One star Fernando Alonso did, spinning into more than one wall on just the second day of practice on Wednesday.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Hell Is Real, And It’s The Infield Of The Indy 500 

“Where are you going? Heaven or hell?” asked a billboard beside a typically dull stretch of Interstate 65 halfway from Chicago to Indianapolis. Twenty miles south came another sign, this one more urgent than the last, a warning spelled out in white block type against a black background: “HELL IS REAL.”Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Here Are All Of The Ridiculous Names NASCAR Has Called The Brickyard 400

Before 2011, the Brickyard 400 race was just that—the Brickyard 400. NASCAR made it into an iconic name, its annual trip to Indianapolis’ famous yard of bricks, to go along with the often boring show by stock cars on a track made for open-wheel racing. But for nearly a decade now, the race name has […]

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What 108 Years Of Repaving Looks Like Under Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s Asphalt

Indianapolis Motor Speedway is one of the most historic tracks in America and as such, it’s seen a lot of major repaves over the years. It was once paved in all bricks, but taking a core sample of the track surface shows off all the years of work that’s been done to the track, layer […]

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