Tag: IndyCar

Detroit, Texas and the Post-Indy Predicament

Let’s start with something positive. Thanks to the presence of Fernando Alonso, the 101st Indianapolis 500 magically got the bump it needed to avoid a post-100th birthday hangover. Alonso was the compelling story this year’s race would otherwise have been lacking and …

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From The Vault (2016): 107-Year Old IMS Continues To Thrive

This is an update to the 10-part “History of Indianapolis Motor Speedway” that ran on ESPN.com just prior to the 2011 Indianapolis 500.  Though many key traditions endure, much has changed at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway since the three-year celebration of the …

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