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SPEEDWAY, Ind. — The fastest nine drivers who will duke it out for the pole on Sunday have been decided. Nearly half those drivers compete under the Andretti Autosport flag. Marco Andretti certainly made his dad, Michael Andretti, proud with a four-lap average of 231.351 mph to take the provisional pole position into the last […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Fast Friday proved to live up to its name as drivers took advantage of having an extra boost of horsepower in order to try and trim out their cars in preparation for qualifying for the Indianapolis 500. The hotter than usual conditions proved challenging for many drivers, while others were able to […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — With no fans in the stands to watch the start of Indianapolis 500 practice at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, it was certainly an eerie feeling for this reporter. The drivers noticed it too in a variety of ways. “Normally you see a steady escalation of people at the track each day,” said […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A Torch Red 2020 Corvette Stingray coupe will serve as the Official Pace Car for the 104th Running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, August 23. The pace car will be driven by General Motors President Mark Reuss. This marks the 17th time a Corvette has paced the field, starting in 1978, and the […]

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Big Ten has called off the football season. Commissioner Kevin Warren says there’s too much uncertainty about medical risks to play football this fall. The Big Ten had already announced it would cancel all non-conference games and had built an extra bye week into the schedule to allow flexibility in […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Borg-Warner’s name has been on the trophy commemorating the winner of the Indianapolis 500 since the very first race back in 1911. In 1995, the engine maker wanted to do more to add to the excitement of the race. So they created a “Rolling Jackpot” to be awarded to any driver who can […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Worries that the 104th running of the Indianapolis 500 will not have a full field of 33-cars has been put to bed. With the entry of DragonSpeed Racing’s entry into the field, they secured the 33rd slot in the list of cars and drivers that have entered into the race. Ben Hanley will […]

The Mid-American Conference has postponed all scheduled fall contests, including the MAC championships, because of the coronavirus pandemic.

(CNN) — The NBA announced Wednesday that a player with the Utah Jazz has preliminarily tested positive for the coronavirus and the rest of the season is being suspended. The news came after the NBA game between the Utah Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder was abruptly postponed on Wednesday night. Players for both teams were […] The post NBA Suspends Season After Player Tests Positive for Coronavirus appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM — Indy's Mobile News.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The IndyCar season nearly got off to a terrible start for Colton Herta. The hauler carrying his car to the Firestone GP of St. Petersburg caught fire this morning when it was involved in a traffic accident on Interstate 275. Firefighters say no one was hurt in the accident, and neither […] The post Hauler Carrying Colton Herta’s IndyCar Catches Fire Heading To St. Petersburg appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM — Indy's Mobile News.