Sunday, May 27, 2012

Indy 500

  • In IndyCar racing you can never count out Dario Franchitti, one of the most experienced drivers in the open-wheel series.
  • (Wall Street Journal)
  • (CNN)-- Its a year of legends battling it out, new safety measures hitting the track, and women achieving a first at the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday.
  • (CNN)
  • INDIANAPOLIS -- Tens of thousands of fans glistening with sunscreen and toting coolers filled with ice and water descended on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday for what could be the hottest Indianapolis 500 on record.
  • (ESPN)
  • INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- A poor month for Lotus ended quickly Sunday. Both of the engine manufacturers cars were black-flagged on lap 11 and pulled out of the Indianapolis 500 for going too slow.
  • (CNN Sports Illustrated)
  • Talk about a power couple.
  • (Entertainment Online)
  • Tens of thousands of fans glistening with sunscreen and toting coolers filled with ice and water descended on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday for what could be the hottest Indianapolis 500 on record.
  • (FOXSports.com)
  • Honda also knows how to rebound quickly. Just a year after the embarrassing 1994 DNQ, Scott Goodyear looked like he had victory in the 95 Indy 500 in the bag until he inadvertently passed the pace car on a late restart.
  • (ESPN)
  • They spontaneously invited Susie Wheldon for Franchittis victory lap. Her husband and their friend, Dan Wheldon, had won the Indy 500 a year earlier but was killed in a racing accident in October in Las Vegas.
  • (Seattle Times)
  • INDIANAPOLIS — Just how hot was the Indianapolis 500? Well, that depends.
  • (Palm Beach Post)
  • INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - He didnt get to kiss the bricks or drench himself in milk, but Rubens Barrichello could not have been happier after safely completing his first Indianapolis 500 on Sunday.
  • (Orlando Sentinel)

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