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Dixon Sets Near History Making Pace To Capture Pole for 101st Indianapolis 500

One would think that after all of the stress and drama of Day 1 of qualifying weekend, it would be smooth sailing until next week’s big event, but alas, other than a guaranteed placement in the Fast 9 shootout group, Saturday means nothing. Come Sunday morning the times were wiped, and drivers strapped in to repeat and hopefully better their performance from the day before, to lock in one of 33 starting positions.

And that they did in dramatic fashion, with one driver, Scott Dixon, causing us all to collectively hold our breath for four butt-clenching, jaw dropping laps for an average speed of 232.164 mph, which if you can believe it is only the 2nd fastest qualifying speed at this venue. (The fastest honours remaining with Arie Luyendyk who set the track record of 236.986 mph in second-day qualifying on May 12, 1996)

Here’s how Day 1 of the Indy 500 Qualifying weekend went down... Read on

Carpenter Captures Top Spot on Dramatic Day 1 of Qualifying

Following a strange week of weather woes, that saw most of the field opting to sit out portions of the practice windows, the first day of Qualifying for the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 provided more of the same, a huge storm barrelling through the region, Read on

Practice Week 1 - Lead up to the Indy 500

So here it is, finally, the lead up to the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500. The woeful strains of "is it May Yet?!" quelled. All eyes on the big prize. Two big prizes actually: Taking the pole position for the big race, along with the points and bragging rights that come with it; and drinking the milk, kissing the bricks, and hugging the Borg Warner Trophy in Victory Circle. Read on

On Track This Month - 101st Indianapolis 500

For the throngs that spend 11 months of the year the plaintively groaning the phrase "is it May yet??" Their suffering is over. May is finally upon us. Soon place fans everywhere will flock to the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500. The Month of May is an entity all unto itself, Read on

Grand Prix of Indianapolis '17 - Qualifying

Couldn't ask for a nicer day to practice and qualify for the 4th running of the IndyCar Grand Prix, and with the grounds packed with fans, 22 drivers set about filling the grid positions for a race that has come into it's own, rather than the “appetizer” to the “main course” that is the Indy 500. Read on

On Track This Week '17 - IndyCar Grand Prix

Round 5 of the Verizon IndyCar Series kicks off today at the Historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway with the 4th running of the Grand Prix of Indianapolis. Like the Red Headed Step Child, this oddly placed road race plonks down like a speed bump just 2 weeks after everyone was in a frenzy over the start Month of May. Read on
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Indianapolis
Monday - May 15
12:00 pm Rookie test 1 
02:00 pm Free practice 1 
Tuesday - May 16
12:00 pm Free practice 2 
Wednesday - May 17
12:00 pm Free practice 3 
Thursday - May 18
12:00 pm Free practice 4 
Friday - May 19
12:00 pm Free practice 5 
Saturday - May 20
08:00 am Free practice 6 
11:00 am Qualifying 1 
Sunday - May 21
12:00 pm Free practice 7 
02:45 pm Qualifying 2 
Monday - May 22
12:30 pm Free practice 8 
Friday - May 26
11:00 am Warm-up 
Sunday - May 28
12:20 pm Race 

Warm-up
1. H. Castroneves 0:39.582
2. T. Sato 0:39.682
3. T. Kanaan 0:39.690
4. S. Dixon 0:39.703
5. F. Alonso 0:39.716
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