Happy opening day!

It's finally here. It's been 352 days since last year's Indianapolis 500, and while the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has hosted some other tenants, today it welcomes home its rightful guests as official preparations begin for the 103rd Indianapolis 500. For slightly more than half it's history, practice for the Indianapolis 500 always began on May 1 and …

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INDYCAR Grand Prix-view

Oh, yeah. There's a race this weekend. Often overlooked, but certainly never duplicated, this weekend sees the NTT IndyCar Series running clockwise around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on the 2.439-mile road course for the INDYCAR Grand Prix.  In the unenviable position of being the last race prior to the Indianapolis 500, the Grand Prix tends …

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Bump Day 2010 showed what real drama is

With all the talk of guaranteed starting positions and expanded fields for the Indianapolis 500, it's hard to remember just how good Bump (or Bubble) Day used to be for the Indianapolis 500.  The new qualifying formats, regardless of what tweaks have been implemented for the past seven or eight years, have somewhat done away …

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