The Indy 500

With just days left before the 107th running of the Indianapolis 500, excitement is reaching its apex for both fans and the drivers.   All of that buildup means to fall short, or to have a bad race, is all that more painful. Colton Herta knows this well. The 23 year old driver for Andretti […]

This week on The Fan Midday Show we’ll be talking with a number of drivers preparing for Sunday’s 107th Running of the Indianapolis 500.  Thursday on The Fan Midday Show we spoke with two veteran drivers in Josef Newgarden and Conor Daly who are looking to earn their first Indy 500 victory for Team Penske […]

The Indianapolis 500 isn’t called the Greatest Spectacle in Racing for no reason.  Fans from all around the world pour into Indianapolis to witness the event. Drivers from all walks of life dream of being able to compete on the track, and of the joy that comes from winning it. Few ever get to experience […]

This week on The Fan Midday Show we’ll be talking with a number of drivers preparing for Sunday’s 107th Running of the Indianapolis 500.  Wednesday on The Fan Midday Show featured two different driver perspectives; years of experience vs second time starter hungry to make an impact. First we spoke with Indy’s own and Butler’s […]

To win the Indianapolis 500 is a career-defining achievement for Indycar drivers; to win it more than once even more so. Helio Castroneves is one of those rare drivers that has won the race not once, not twice, but four times, along with legends like A.J Foyt, Al Unser, and Rick Mears. One might think that […]

During Monday’s practice for the 107th Indianapolis 500, an otherwise beautiful day was briefly sullied by a wreck involving Stefan Wilson and Katherine Legge.   With about 50 minutes remaining in the 2-hour practice sessions, Legge ran into the back of Wilson’s car going into Turn 1, before both cars were launched into the outside wall. […]

When he captured the pole for the 107th Running of the Indianapolis 500, 26-year-old Alex Palou took another step towards achieving a feat only two other drivers have done; sweep the month of May. RETWEET to congratulate @AlexPalou! 🦍 #Indy500 POLE WINNER! — INDYCAR on NBC (@IndyCaronNBC) May 21, 2023 After taking the […]

Get To Know: Callum Ilott When 24 year old Callum Ilott decided to spend his 2022 season racing IndyCar, he said he was off to pursue the “American Dream.” In 2001, Ricardo Juncos left Argentina with $400 in a backpack, intent on someday owning his own racing team. He arrived in Miami, started working as […]

Helio Castroneves Before they were waltzing to a “Dancing with the Stars” crown on ABC, Helio Castroneves’ feet were traipsing through the “red foot” clays of Ribeirao Preto, Brazil. It was there, in a city the size of Indianapolis on the edge of the Brazilian sugar cane fields, that he fell in love with racing. […]

Get To Know: Alex Palou It was late in Alex Palou’s rookie IndyCar season that he wondered if he’d get a secomd year. “I need a good weekend”, he said. “I have nothing for next year.” He finished 12th, then last (23rd) in the two races of that September 2020 double header. Not good for […]