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  • Askew wins Freedom 100 in photo-finish

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Oliver Askew made a dramatic last second pass of Andretti Autosport teammate Ryan Norman to win the Indy Lights Freedom 100 by 0.0067 of a second on Carb Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It was the fourth-smallest margin of victory in the 17-year history of the race. “I didn’t lift,”  Askew said.  “That was key.  If I had to lift in four, he would have won the race.  He was trying to break the draft and I […]

  • Pole-sitter Pagenaud leads post-qualifying practice

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The driver who will lead the field to green in Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 is atop the speed charts yet again. Pole-sitter Simon Pagenaud clocked the fastest speed Monday with a lap of 228.441 miles per hour in a two-hour practice to begin race week. “It was really good to be able to run with a lot of people on track,” said Pagenaud. “I thought at the end it was almost like a race. Everybody was on track, […]

  • Tyreke Evans dismissed from NBA because of drug violation

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Tyreke Evans has been dismissed and disqualified from the NBA for violating the league’s anti-drug program. “The Indiana Pacers were informed Friday by the NBA that Tyreke Evans has been dismissed from the league for a violation of the league’s anti-drug policy,” the team wrote in a statement. “We take these matters seriously and will reach out to Tyreke to offer our support.” Evans is eligible to apply for reinstatement in two years. He signed a one-year […]

  • Kyle Kaiser crashes in turn three

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Juncos Racing’s Kyle Kaiser crashed during Indy 500 practice on Fast Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Kaiser lost control in turn three and backed into the wall hard about 45 minutes into the session.  The car almost flipped completely over before landing back on the wheels and sliding into inside wall. Kaiser was checked and released from the infield care center. “Just lost the car,” Kaiser said.  “I was feeling fine on the first two laps.  Usually, […]

  • JR Hildebrand on “FOX59 at the 500”

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Dreyer & Reinbold’s Racing JR Hildebrand will attempt to qualify for his ninth Indianapolis 500 this weekend. Before Fast Friday practice and day one of qualifying on Saturday, Hildebrand sat down with Chris Hagan in the D&RR garage at IMS.  

  • IndyCar driver Sage Karam works second job

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Sage Karam is aiming for his sixth start in the Indianapolis 500. “I am still one of the youngest guys in the field, but I’ve gotten five solid years under my belt,” said Karam. The Dreyer & Reinbold Racing driver is already a 500 veteran, but the challenges of not being in the IndyCar Series full-time are prevalent. “You only do one race a season,” Karam said.  “I basically get paid this month and then it’s like, […]

  • Arrow Schmidt Peterson teams with CBD sponsor

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An IndyCar Series team is tapping into the developing CBD industry for sponsorship money. DEFY performance drink is partnering with Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports to have its name on James Hinchcliffe’s and Marcus Ericsson’s cars for the Indianapolis 500 and rest of the IndyCar season.  The company was co-founded by Pro Football Hall of Famer, Terrell Davis. “This partnership with them right now is extremely important for us,” Davis said.  “Our partnership is based on Sam Schmidt […]

  • Andretti installs sign to celebrate 50th anniversary of 500 win

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – 1969 Indianapolis 500 champion Mario Andretti helped put the finishing touches on a street sign commemorating the 50th anniversary of his win at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The sign reads “Mario Andretti Drive” and features the No. 2 and Day-glo red color of his winning entry.  Drivers downtown can see the sign on Washington Street as they travel north towards Monument Circle on Meridian Street. “I’m going to be going by here about 50 times a day […]

  • Fever open up training camp

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indiana Fever began training camp Sunday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse for its 20th season in the WNBA. Camp is the first experience in professional basketball for the third overall pick in last month’s draft, Teaira McCown. The center joined her Fever and Mississippi State teammate, Victoria Vivians (sitting out this season with a torn ACL) on the FOX59 red couch with Chris Hagan to talk about the upcoming season.    


    Dwight Freeney to be inducted into Colts Ring of Honor

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Dwight Freeney will be inducted into the Indianapolis Colts Ring of Honor this season. Jim Irsay made the announcement at the team’s annual town hall meeting at their training facility Thursday evening. “From the first day Dwight Freeney stepped on the field we knew he was special,” said Irsay in a team release.  “Sixteen seasons later, Dwight exceeded every expectation we had and became one of the game’s best pass rushers ever.  He was an artist and […]

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