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.
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.
SPEEDWAY, Ind.–If you are attending the 107th running of the Indianapolis 500, there are some things you should know. The major point of emphasis from the President of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Doug Boles is to get there early. “The last thing I want to have happen is somebody miss all of the pre-race activities […] The post Attending the Indy 500? Here’s What You Need to Know appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM — Indy's Mobile News.
WIBC is introducing Heroes of the 500, a new podcast that celebrates the incredible achievements, memories, and stories around the Indianapolis 500! Delve into the inspiring stories of those who have gone above and beyond in the world of racing. Don’t miss out on this informal and inspirational podcast. All episodes are listed below! The post Heroes Of The 500 | New Podcast On WIBC appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM — Indy's Mobile News.
The iconic tradition of drinking milk in Victory Lane at the Indy 500 continues to captivate fans and drivers alike. As the drivers prepare to battle it out on the legendary track, organizers have taken the initiative to ensure that each driver’s milk preference is met. This will make it a truly personalized victory celebration. […] The post Whole, 2% or Skim? Indy 500 drivers choose Victory Lane milk preferences. appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM — Indy's Mobile News.
It’s that time of year again. “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” is fast approaching, and IndyCar rookie driver Sting Ray Robb is gearing up for his very first Indy 500. The 21-year-old driver for Dale Coyne Racing qualified for his first ever Indy 500 on Sunday by placing his #51 Biohaven Honda entry 32nd on […] The post IndyCar Rookie Sting Ray Robb Discusses Preparing for Indy 500 appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM — Indy's Mobile News.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind.–The all-time leader in scoring in the history of Indiana University men’s basketball is joining the men’s basketball coaching staff. IU Hall of Famer Calbert Cheaney is now the Director of Player Development of the men’s basketball program. Cheaney spent the last three seasons on the staff of the Indiana Pacers with an emphasis […] The post Calbert Cheaney Rejoins Indiana University Men’s Basketball Program appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM — Indy's Mobile News.
SPEEDWAY, Ind. — IndyCar is planning to hold a special practice session on Thursday for Graham Rahal and Katherine Legge. Legge was involved in a crash with Stefan Wilson on Monday in the first practice after qualifying. Legge was able to walk away from the crash, but Wilson was injured and is having to have […] The post IndyCar Allowing Special Practice Session For Rahal, Legge appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM — Indy's Mobile News.
SPEEDWAY, Ind.–Indycar driver Stefan Wilson will have surgery on the fracture in his vertebrae Wednesday. He was injured in an Indy 500 practice on Monday. Graham Rahal will replace Wilson in this Sunday’s Indy 500. “I’m glad to see that Graham is taking over that role. I can’t think the team of Dreyer and Reinbold […] The post Stefan Wilson To Have Surgery on Fractured Vertebrae Today appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM — Indy's Mobile News.