2023 Indy 500

It was another example of bad luck seemingly following Stefan Wilson in his IndyCar career.  A crash involving Katherine Legge during the final Indy 500 practice session caused him to fracture vertebrae.  The injury ruled him out of the 500 and put him on a road to recovery expected to last at least multiple months.  […]

The greatest spectacle in racing delivered once again on Sunday as Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden captured his first Borg-Warner Trophy after winning the Indy 500. “This is not easy to win this race. It’s the most difficult race in the world to win.” It wasn’t easy, but @josefnewgarden won it.#INDYCAR // #Indy500 pic.twitter.com/JYs2BHzMN3 — NTT […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind.–There was a new record amount for prize money for the 2023 Indianapolis 500. With his victory Sunday, Team Penske driver Josef Newgarden took home $3.666 million from a total purse of $17,021,500. The payouts in 2022 were record-breaking, but this is the largest purse and largest winner’s payout in the century-plus history of […] The post Josef Newgarden Gets New Record Prize Money for Winning Indy 500 appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM — Indy's Mobile News.

Winning the Indy 500 is the ultimate dream for any driver in the world of IndyCar. For a young driver, it is an achievement that can launch their career into the stratosphere. For an older driver it can have them sitting their questions if they are still good enough to be considered with the best […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — If you sat in Turn 2 or the Turn 2 sweets during the 107th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, you likely saw the rear tire of Kyle Kirkwood’s fly off his car, over the 45-foot tall catch fence and into a parking lot outside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The tire […] The post IndyCar Looking Into Tire That Flew Off Kirkwood’s Car During Indy 500 appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM — Indy's Mobile News.

Josef Newgarden was as much smiles as he was filled with a sense of relief in Victory Lane on Sunday afternoon, claiming his first Indianapolis 500 win.  He’s heard the noise, he heard the criticism and questions of why he hadn’t won at Indy yet and he silenced all of those who doubted him on […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — In his 12th start, Josef Newgarden finally claimed his first win in the Indianapolis 500 Sunday. Newgarden overtook Marcus Ericsson in a final one-lap shootout to the finish after a red flag for a crash came out with three laps to go. The win is Roger Penske’s first win as both a […] The post Josef Newgarden Wins Wild Indy 500 In His 12 Try appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM — Indy's Mobile News.

INDIANAPOLIS – British driver Katherine Legge is the only woman competing in the 107th running of the Indy 500.  For Sunday’s race, she will be driving for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, in car #44. However, Katherine Legge is just the most recent female racer in the Indy 500.  The first-ever woman to enter was Janet […] The post Female Drivers in the Indy 500 appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM — Indy's Mobile News.

Over the past two weeks all eyes have been out at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway focused on the Indianapolis 500 that will be raced on this Sunday with the green flag waving at 12:45PM. On race day you always see people drawing names out of a hat, people taking bets on drivers to win, etc. […]

Over the past two weeks WIBC, 93.5 & 107.5 The Fan, and all other stations in Indianapolis under Radio One has been promoting a contest for you to predict who you think is going to win the Indianapolis 500 race on May 28th at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for a chance to win $250! The […]