Tag: Indy 500

Marcus Ericsson Survives Two-Lap Shootout to Win Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS—Sweden’s Marcus Ericsson prevailed in a two-lap shootout to win a dramatic Indianapolis 500 on Sunday as the Brickyard reclaimed the mantle of the world’s biggest single day sporting event, living up to its billing as the ‘Greatest Spectacle in Racing”. On a day of twists and turns on the 2.5 mile oval, the biggest…


Indy 500 Winner Sato Wants Third Race Victory and a Party

INDIANAPOLIS—Takuma Sato held out his fists and flashed his oversized 2017 and 2020 Indianapolis 500 championship rings that spend more time in safekeeping than as a daily accessory. The rings can be a bit much for a driver who still lives in an upstairs bedroom in the house of his long-time business manager in suburban…


Photo Shoot Nearly Causes Crash During Indy 500 Practice

INDIANAPOLIS—A photo opportunity for Rahal Letterman Lanigan caused the first hiccup in preparations for the Indianapolis 500 when Colton Herta and Scott McLaughlin nearly crashed Thursday trying to avoid the on-track stunt. The track opened as scheduled for practice and defending race winner Takuma Sato slowed alongside Indy 500 teammates Graham Rahal and Santino Ferrucci…


Danica Patrick to Lead Indy 500 Field in Chevy Pace Car

INDIANAPOLIS—Danica Patrick will be on the track at the Indianapolis 500, at the front of the field once again. Patrick was announced Wednesday as the pace car driver for IndyCar’s marquee event. She will drive a 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray hardtop convertible to lead the field to green on May 30. It will be the…