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Indy 500: When it starts, how to watch, betting odds for 'The Greatest Spectacle in Racing'

May. 20, 2024 17:07 PM EDT

It's race week for the 108th running of the Indianapolis 500, when a field of 33 cars will cross the famed yard of bricks Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for what is considered “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” Scott McLaughlin of Team Penske will be on the pole after...

Colton Herta shows speed as Honda fights back in penultimate Indy 500 practice session

May. 20, 2024 16:19 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colton Herta and Andretti Global showed Monday that the Honda teams at the Indianapolis 500 just might have something for the mighty Chevrolet cars from Team Penske and Arrow McLaren when the green flag drops next weekend. Herta spent about half of the...

Kyle Larson qualifies fifth for Indy 500 debut, then flies to NASCAR All-Star Race and finishes 4th

May. 20, 2024 11:10 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NASCAR star Kyle Larson looked like an Indianapolis 500 veteran Sunday, reaching the final round of pole qualifying and putting his No. 17 Arrow McLaren on the second row for his debut in “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” next weekend. Larson's four-lap...

Joey Logano dominates All-Star Race, takes home $1 million prize at North Wilkesboro Speedway

May. 19, 2024 23:01 PM EDT

NORTH WILKESBORO, N.C. (AP) — A little prep work paid off for Joey Logano. Logano dominated the short track at North Wilkesboro Speedway leading all but one of 200 laps to win his second All-Star Race on Sunday night and earn $1 million. Logano started on the pole...

Team Penske locks out Indy 500 front row qualifying as Larson makes 'Greatest Spectacle in Racing'

May. 19, 2024 19:35 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — For more than a month, Will Power has all but guaranteed that Team Penske would win the pole for the Indianapolis 500. When the team was caught in a cheating scandal, it was messaging Roger Penske really wanted his driver to tamp down. The team was dealing with...

Late crash knocks Nolan Siegel out of Indianapolis 500, keeps Ericsson and Rahal in starting field

May. 19, 2024 19:28 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Graham Rahal sat in his car on pit row, sweating out yet another Bump Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Marcus Ericsson, the 2022 Indianapolis 500 winner and 2023 runner-up, waited nearly 45 minutes for a chance to redeem an inexplicable mistake. ...

Scott McLaughlin of New Zealand sets pole speed record for Indianapolis 500 as Team Penske sweeps the front row

May. 19, 2024 17:59 PM EDT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Scott McLaughlin of New Zealand sets pole speed record for Indianapolis 500 as Team Penske sweeps the front row.

Will Power suffers engine hiccup as Chevrolet and Honda struggle ahead of Indy 500 qualifying

May. 19, 2024 14:11 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Will Power experienced the seventh engine issue for Chevrolet in two days of Indianapolis 500 qualifying when his Team Penske entry sputtered Sunday during practice ahead of the afternoon pole shootout. The manufacturer had six engine problems on Saturday, when...

Rinus VeeKay overcomes early crash with final flourish to make Indianapolis 500 pole shootout

May. 18, 2024 19:23 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rinus VeeKay changed his fortunes with one late, daring Indianapolis 500 qualifying run Saturday. It could change the trajectory of his entire season. The 23-year-old Dutch driver overcame an early crash that forced crew members to scramble to...

Team Penske dominates first day of Indy 500 qualifying as Ganassi and Ericsson shut out of pole

May. 18, 2024 19:14 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Team Penske swept the top three spots in qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 on Saturday, with Will Power at the top of the list, giving a team under scrutiny a solid shot at winning the pole for “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” Kyle Larson also...