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Indy 500 Winner Ryan Hunter-Reay Joins FOX Sports Live

After his thrilling win, Indianapolis 500 winner, Ryan Hunter-Reay joins Cole Wright to talk about how he pulled of the second closest win in race history.
Via Fox Sports
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Helio Castroneves’ Bid at 4 Indy 500 Victories Comes Up Just Short

IndyCar Media Site INDIANAPOLIS- As 250,000+ spectators head towards the gates of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on a beautiful Sunday afternoon today, it’s a safe bet depression is settling in for them. Most are coming to realization that all that build up and anticipation for the Month of May has now come and passed as we’re 363 days away from next year’s Indianapolis 500...
Via Race Review Online
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Hunter-Reay Wins Indy 500; Son Wants Nothing To Do With Milk (Video)

Ryan Hunter-Reay became the first American since 2006 to win the Indianapolis 500, pulling off the feat in dramatic fashion. Hunter-Reay and Helio Castroneves traded the lead four times during the last six laps, but it was the American who pulled ahead at the last second to win by 0.0600 seconds — the second-closest finish in the race’s history. “I’m a proud American boy...
Via NESN.com
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ryan Hunter-Reay wins Indy 500 by .06 seconds

Ryan Hunter-Reay became the first American in eight years to win the Indianapolis 500 — and he did it by beating Helio Castroneves by just .06 seconds. “I’m a proud American boy, that’s for sure,” Hunter-Reay said via ESPN. “I’ve watched this race since I was sitting in diapers on the floor in front of the TV. My son did it today. He watched me here. I’m thrilled...
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Hunter-Reay wins first Indy 500

Ryan Hunter-Reay became the first American since 2006 to win “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” Hunter-Reay passed Helio Castroneves in a thrilling final lap to win the 2014 Indianapolis 500. “I’m a proud American boy, that’s for sure,” Hunter-Reay said in Victory Lane before he was joined by his wife and son. “I’ve watched this race since I was sitting in diapers...
Via Sports-Glory
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Hunter-Reay wins Indy 500

Wow, the 98th Indianapolis 500 brought us a different race, a very clean race through the first 150 laps with a battle up front primarily between Ryan Hunter-Reay, Helio Castroneves, Ed Carpenter, James Hinchcliffe, Scott Dixon and a quick Will Power early on. Retirements came from Graham Rahal and Buddy Lazier, whilst Tony Kanaan had mechanical issues, although he did return the...
Via Formula 1 Blog
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Andretti Autosport Dominates 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500

IndyCar Media Site INDIANAPOLIS- One thing that’s going to be overshadowed in today’s victory is how good the entire organization of Andretti Autosport really did. Yes, Ryan Hunter-Reay took them to victory lane for the first time since 2007 and third time as a whole, but what the rest of the team did was nothing short of amazing. Andretti Autosport had three cars in the top...
Via Race Review Online
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

IndyCar: “Amateur Moves” Cost Ed Carpenter a Chance at Indy 500

IndyCar Media Site INDIANAPOLIS- For most of today’s race, it looked like pole sitter Ed Carpenter had the car to beat. Last Sunday, he won his second straight pole for the Indianapolis 500 in dramatic fashion. Today, he was up front for nearly the entire race before he was taken out in just as a dramatic of a moment. Carpenter, had to pit off sequence just past the midway point...
Via Race Review Online
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Hunter-Reay’s son refuses to drink Indy milk

Ryan Hunter-Reay won the second closest Indianapolis 500. In victory lane Hunter-Reay celebrated calling himself a “proud American boy” as he became the first American winner of the race since 2006. Of course not everyone was as excited about drinking the victory milk. Take for example two-year-old Ryden who was not interested. This was the first Indy 500 win in the career of...
Via Tireball.com
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Hunter-Reay outduels Helio Castroneves to win Indianapolis 500

The Andretti Curse is over……..well, sort of. Michael Andretti got to go to Indianapolis Motor Speedway victory lane as a car owner for the first time after his driver Ryan Hunter-Reay outdueled Helio Castroneves to win the Indianapolis 500. Hunter-Reay becomes the first American driver to win the event in eight years. “It’s a dream come true,” Hunter-Reay said. “I can’t...
Via On Pit Road
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Ryan Hunter-Reay Wins 2nd Closest Finish in Indy 500 History

Photo Courtesy of Honda INDIANAPOLIS- We’ve waited eight long years for an American to reach victory lane at Indianapolis as that finally ended today when Ryan Hunter-Reay crossed the yard of bricks first in the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500. Hunter-Reay, passed Helio Castroneves on Lap 197 with a daring outside move entering Turn 3 and never looked back. Castroneves, tried...
Via Race Review Online
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Hunter-Reay’s Baby Is Not Impressed With Indy 500 Milk

Ryan Hunter-Reay's baby was not impressed with the Indy 500 milk following the big race.
Via Gamedayr
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Hunter-Reay Wins Indy 500

((HT: IMS/ESPN on ABC))An American driver has won the 98th renewal of the Indianapolis 500 in the second closest finish in the history of the event.Ryan Hunter-Reay gives Andretti Autosport its 3rd win for car owner Michael Andretti in a finish over Helio Castroneves with four racers finishing in the top 6 overall. Andretti admitted RHR ran a perfect last 6 laps for the win and Helio...
Via Online Sports Guys
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Hunter-Reay wins Indy 500, full results for 98th running

American driver Ryan Hunter-Reay won the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday afternoon. Driving the No. 28 DHL Honda, it was Hunter-Reay who took the checkered flag first ahead of three-time winner Helio Castroneves and Marco Andretti. In winning Hunter-Reay led the most imporant of the 200 laps around the 2.5-mile Brickyard. The race began with Ed Carpenter on the pole. He would lead...
Via Tireball.com
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Hunter-Reay holds off Castroneves to win Indy 500

The finish was worth the wait for Ryan Hunter-Reay, who used a series of daredevil moves to deny Helio Castroneves a chance at history.
Via Fox Sports
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Rough Month of May for Graham Rahal Ends in 33rd Place Finish

IndyCar Media Site INDIANAPOLIS- 2014 has not been kind to second generation Verizon IndyCar Series driver Graham Rahal. The American entered today’s 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 23rd in the points standings out of 23 full time entries. He had finishes of 14th, 13th and 17th entering the Month of May at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway as he was hoping the luck would...
Via Race Review Online
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis 500- Team by Team preview.

The 98th Indianapolis 500 gets underway on this Sunday, May 25th. Josh (JF) and Tom (TF) will have a look team by team.   1) JF : Ed Carpenter. Carpenter won the pole for the second straight year at the 500. Carpenter has always adapted well to the speedway and is one of the best guys on ovals and can legitimately win the 500. Carpenter led the most laps in the year’s 500 miler...
Via Formula 1 Blog
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Indy 500 Pole Sitter Ed Carpenter Mixes Racing With Golf

Indianapolis Motor Speedway is hallowed ground for anyone who has ever driven a race car, open wheel or otherwise. But for Ed Carpenter, the pole sitter for this year’s Indianapolis 500, the track feels like more than that. It feels like home. Carpenter grew up near the speedway. His stepfather is Tony George, the former CEO of the speedway, and when he starts his engine for the...
Via Back9Network
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Chad Boat Excited About Big Weekend of Racing

As long as Chad Boat could remember Memorial Day weekend was a special race weekend for his family.  Now as a rookie in the NASCAR Nationwide Series it takes on an even bigger meaning this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway.  Boat will once again pilot the No. 84 Chevrolet for the Saturday running of the History 300 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.   "I am very excited to...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Despite 1st Race of the Year, Pole Sitter Ed Carpenter Doesn’t Feel at a Disadvantage

IndyCar Media Site INDIANAPOLIS- Ed Carpenter hasn’t been in a race since last October. He made the tough decision to hop out of his own ride on a full time bases in the offseason as he made the call to just concentrate on ovals. Those are his best tracks as the 33-year old is arguably one of the best oval racers on the circuit. He decided to put Mike Conway in the car on all...
Via Race Review Online
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Quiet Month for Scott Dixon Could Easily End in Victory Lane at Indy

IndyCar Media Site INDIANAPOLIS- If Target Chip Ganassi Racing driver Scott Dixon could find  his way to victory lane in this year’s 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500, he could easily go down as one of the best Verizon IndyCar Series drivers in the new age of racing. Since 2003, Dixon has won three series championships (2003, 2008, 2013), 32 races and 22 poles. He only has...
Via Race Review Online
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Kanaan eager for chance at Indy 500 repeat

ARLINGTON, Texas - Tony Kanaan hopes his Tuesday trip to Hurricane Harbor isn't an omen to how the rest of his week is going to go. Kanaan, the defending Indianapolis 500 winner, finished in the back of the pack when he helped christen the new Wahoo Racer water ride against various Arlington officials. He's hoping for much better results Sunday when he starts 16th in the...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

CARPENTER BACK-TO-BACK INDIANAPOLIS 500 POLE WINNER

INDIANAPOLIS (Sunday, May 18, 2014) – Ed Carpenter will start from the pole of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race for the second year in a row. The 33-car field is the fastest in Indianapolis 500 history (229.382 mph), breaking the previous record of 228.648 mph set in 2002. The owner/driver of the No. 20 Fuzzy’s Vodka/Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet was the final qualifier May...
Via On Pit Road
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Indy 500 Field

(Posted by Joey2448) The polesitter of the 2014 Indianapolis 500 mile race wasn't decided Sunday until the final car screamed down the front straightaway to log the last of four fast laps. It literally came down to the final seconds. When the weekend finally wrapped up and time trials were over, Indianapolis hometown hero Ed Carpenter had claimed his second consecutive pole...
Via Racing-reference
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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