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Power & Dixon Out Front On Carb Day

Dixon was second-fastest in Carb Day, but he'll lead the field to green on Sunday at IMS. (Bret Kelley/IndyCar photo)

Add another tradition to the Indianapolis 500: Scott Dixon of Target/Chip Ganassi Racing as one of the fastest drivers on Carb Day.

IndyCar Coming To Boston Streets

The Verizon IndyCar Series will race on the streets of Boston, Mass., in 2016. (Dave Heithaus Photo)

A new event was added to the 2016 INDYCAR schedule on Thursday – the Grand Prix of Boston – a street race that will be contested on an 11-turn, 2.25-mile temporary course that surrounds the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

Briscoe Confirmed To Sub For Hinchcliffe

Ryan Briscoe will drive the No. 5 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports entry in Sunday's Indianapolis 500 in place of injured driver James Hinchcliffe. (Al Steinberg Photo)

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) has confirmed that Ryan Briscoe will fill the seat of the No. 5 Arrow Electronics entry on Sunday for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500.

Briscoe Expected To Drive For Hinchcliffe

Ryan Briscoe is expected to be named James Hinchcliffe's replacement for Sunday's Indianapolis 500 on Thursday morning. (IndyCar Photo)

A replacement for injured driver James Hinchcliffe for Sunday’s 99th Indianapolis 500 will be made Thursday morning at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Hinchcliffe Lucky To Be Alive After Crash

James Hinchcliffe

Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe is improving as he remains in stable condition following surgery yesterday at IU Health Methodist Hospital for an injury to his pelvic area and upper left thigh that he suffered during Indianapolis 500 practice on Monday.

Karam Paces Monday Indy 500 Practice

On Monday, Sage Karam found the speed he'd been missing in qualifying at IMS. (Chris Jones photo)

More danger and a bit of controversy arrived at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during Monday’s Indianapolis 500 practice.

Dixon Earns Pole For 99th Indy 500

Scott Dixon will start from the pole for the 99th Indianapolis 500 next Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (IndyCar Photo)

Scott Dixon’s pole for the 99th Indianapolis 500 was redemption for a very strange and controversial day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday.

Rain Postpones Indy 500 Qualifying

Rain put an end to Indianapolis 500 qualifying after only two cars had made time on Saturday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (IndyCar Photo)

Persistent afternoon rain has canceled the remainder of scheduled track activity Saturday on the first day of qualifications for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Pagenaud Topples 230 MPH Barrier

Simon Pagenaud was the fastest of the fast on Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as several drivers topped 230 mph during Indianapolis 500 practice. (IndyCar Photo)

“Fast Friday” proved just that at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, with six Verizon IndyCar Series drivers running laps in excess of 230 mph on the final full practice day before qualifying for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500.

Another Flip Causes Concerns At Indy

Josef Newgarden became the second driver to flip his race car in as many days on Thursday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He was thankfully unhurt. (IndyCar Photo)

Two days and two flips by Chevrolet drivers in practice for the 99th Indianapolis 500 has left some serious concern among teams in Gasoline Alley heading into “Fast Friday.”


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