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Everything you need to know about the 2018 Indy 500

Here’s what you need to know about the 2018 Indianapolis 500, key moments in race history, Indianapolis Motor Speedway traditions and this year’s drivers.

When is the Indy 500? 1,026 more words

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Takuma Sato enjoying return to Rahal, Letterman, Lanigan; already thinking of Indy 500 encore

The countdown to the 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 has begun.

But for defending 500 winner Takuma Sato, the countdown began the day after he won the world’s biggest race last May, and has continued on during the offseason and into the new 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season. 973 more words

New season gives early promise of better things ahead for A.J. Foyt Racing

A.J. Foyt has been involved in racing since he first climbed into a midget car in 1953 at the age of 18.

Now 83, Anthony Joseph Foyt has been chasing the checkered flag and championships as both a driver and team owner for 65 years. 1,080 more words

Rookie Robert Wickens takes St. Petersburg pole for first career IndyCar race

Oh, Canada!

Rookie driver and Canadian native Robert Wickens overcame rain and slick track conditions during Saturday’s qualifying for Sunday’s Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, the season-opening event for the Verizon IndyCar Series season. 811 more words

IndyCar team previews: Rahal, Coyne aim to upend status quo

INDIANAPOLIS — Over the last three years, no two drivers have had more success toppling IndyCar’s titans (Penske, Ganassi, Andretti) than Graham Rahal and Sebastien Bourdais. 1,866 more words

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Defending winner Takuma Sato to grace front of 2018 Indy 500 tickets

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has unveiled what the ticket for the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 will look like.

The ticket features blue and red foil stamped with a sculptural embossing of last year’s 500 winner, Takuma Sato, in victory lane, holding the ceremonial winner’s bottle of milk. 84 more words

Sato impresses on return to Rahal Letterman Lanigan in Phoenix test

Takuma Sato’s original tenure with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing in 2012 showed promise, the combination scoring two podiums together that year, but was marred by several crashes, most infamously a last-lap crash at the Indianapolis 500 as Sato battled for the win with Dario Franchitti. 530 more words