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Evolution of Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway opened on June 5, 1909. This was just after Theodore Roosevelt ended his term as president of the United States, the year that the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was founded, the year Louis Bleriot was the first man to fly across the English Channel, and the year […]

Why Indianapolis Loves the Indy 500

Why Indianapolis Loves the Indy 500 The Indy 500 made its racing debut in 1911 and has long since been a major point of pride and anticipation for Indianapolis and racing fans around the country. As the world’s greatest single day sporting event, the Indy 500 draws a huge crowd of visitors to Indianapolis each […]

Keeping the Indy Speedway Up to Snuff

Every year in May, the rubber meets the road: The Indianapolis 500 takes place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Of course, the rubber meets the road a lot of other times throughout the year as well, with other races (like NASCAR’S Brickyard 400) and a number of events that are held every year on the […]

Indy 500 Activities This Week

- Guest contributor Brooke Hubler is the General Manager of Hubler Chevrolet in Indianapolis, Indiana.  As the third generation of the Hubler Automotive family, Brooke brings a lifetime of experience and a well-rounded education from Sarah Lawrence College to her dealership.  She helped launch the group’s online presence with DriveHubler.com and continues to bring innovation to the 10 location Hubler Automotive Group. […]

Memorial Day in Indianapolis

May is an exciting month in Indianapolis.  The Pacers are having a great run in the playoffs, and the Indy 500 and Memorial Day are right around the corner. As Memorial Day draws closer, most of us anticipate a day off to spend with family, or we may look forward to cultural events hosted by […]

The 2013 Indy Car

The world of racing is always changing, and those changes often make IndyCar racing more exciting. The 2012 racing seasons brought the new ICONIC plan (Innovative, Open-wheel, New, Industry-relevant, Cost-effective) to IndyCar that will continue to make changes to the cars over the years. For now, though, many of the changes have been focused on […]