100th Indy 500 Tag

By Frank Santoroski, Staff Writer A word to the wise, if you haven’t purchased your tickets for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, get your order in soon. As reported in the Indianapolis Star, tickets are moving at a brisk rate, and Speedway officials are optimistic that the event will see the first sell-out crowd since the pre-split era. Reserved ticket sales have already surpassed the mark set last year, with more than two months remaining before the event. The numbers will not top the crowd in 1995 dueRead More

Posted On February 11, 2016By Frank SantoroskiIn Breaking News, IndyCar

Santoroski: Is 2016 a Make or Break Year for IndyCar?

By Frank Santoroski, Contributing Writer In the midst of the excitement that is the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, the fact that 2016 also marks the 20th anniversary of the open-wheel split is not lost on me. Speaking as someone who lived through the formation of CART, the glory days in the 1980s and 1990s, and the slow painful death of the series, I have a vested interest in what happens next. Will the Media attention around the 100th running be enough to bring growth in viewership? Will the growthRead More
By Josh Farmer, Journalist Matthew Brabham is set to make his Verizon IndyCar Series debut at the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis and will attempt to qualify for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. The 2012 USF2000 and 2013 Pro Mazda Champion will race for Australia based Team Murray, owned by Brett “Crusher” Murray, an prominent figure in Australian motorsport. The team has also secured sponsorship with PIRTEK, an Australian fluid transfer solutions specialist. The team will also partner with KV Racing Technology for assistance. Murray is excited about theRead More
Jeff Gordon ruled out any possibility on running next year’s 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 during a press conference this morning at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion was at the Brickyard because he is the pace car driver for today’s Indy 500. Gordon has amassed an incredible 92 wins to go along with his four titles, but says that the longtime dream of the Indy 500 is something that is missing in his career. “There is no doubt in my mind that one thing …Read More
Indy 500 logo
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Motor Speedway revealed its new logo for its highly anticipated 100th Indianapolis 500 that will be run on May 29, 2016. “Each year we design a new logo for the Indianapolis 500, but this year’s effort has been given special consideration,” said Mark Miles, CEO of Hulman & Co. “The logo for the 100th Indianapolis 500 recognizes both our illustrious past and an even brighter future.” Recently it was also announced that next year’s the Grand Prix of Indianapolis will be held on May 14, 2016.Read More