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2001 INDY 500: Castroneves wins 85th Indianapolis 500 mile race

2001 INDY 500: Castroneves wins 85th Indianapolis 500 mile race

May 27, 2001 - Helio Castroneves became the eighth rookie to win the Indianapolis 500, holding off his Penske Racing teammate, Gil de Ferran, by 1.7373 seconds for victory May 27 in the 85th edition of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Michael Andretti finished third, 5.7359 seconds b ... Continue reading

Saturday At The 2021 Monaco GP

Saturday At The 2021 Monaco GP

rustrating day for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team on eventful Saturday in Monaco Valtteri is forced to settle for P3 after a red flag curtailed his final qualifying lap and brought Q3 to a premature end. Lewis starts in P7 on a difficult day with his car lacking grip throughout the session. ... Continue reading

Nicholas Frankl Reflections Of 2021 Monaco Grand Prix - Thursday

Nicholas Frankl Reflections Of 2021 Monaco Grand Prix - Thursday

if not spectacular, morning practice session. Lewis managed P3 in the afternoon session on the Soft tyres, with Valtteri P5 on the same compound. ... Continue reading

Champion Race Driver Bobby Unser Passes

Champion Race Driver Bobby Unser Passes

Indianapolis May 3, 2021; Reuters reporte that three-times Indianapolis 500 winner Bobby Unser died on Sunday aged 87 at his home in New Mexico, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway said. No cause of death was given. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Roundup - Week Ending April 24, 2021

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Roundup - Week Ending April 24, 2021

Below are the past week's important, relevant, semi-secret, or snappy automotive news, opinions and insider back stories presented as expertly crafted easy to digest news nuggets. ... Continue reading

25 Years Ago In May 1996 All Track Events Of The 80th Indy 500 Were Cybercast Live By The Auto Channel (Sponsored By Pennzoil) - In 2021 The 105th Indy 500 Open Testing Will Be Streamed On Peacock

25 Years Ago In May 1996 All Track Events Of The 80th Indy 500 Were Cybercast Live By The Auto Channel (Sponsored By Pennzoil) - In 2021 The 105th Indy 500 Open Testing Will Be Streamed On Peacock

April 8 and Friday, April 9 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Thirty-two car-and-driver combinations are scheduled to participate in the two-day session, which will stream live to race fans exclusively via NBCUniversal’s new streaming service, Peacock. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Auto News Weekly Wrap Up - March 29-April 3, 2021

Nutson's Auto News Weekly Wrap Up - March 29-April 3, 2021

Below are the past week's important, relevant, semi-secret, or snappy automotive news, opinions and insider back stories presented as expertly crafted easy to digest news nugget ... Continue reading

Nutson's Digest Of Top Auto News - Week Of March 7-13, 2021

Nutson's Digest Of Top Auto News - Week Of March 7-13, 2021

See this past week's important, relevant, semi-secret, or snappy automotive news, opinions and insider back stories presented as expertly crafted easy to digest news nuggets. ... Continue reading

Lewis equals Michael Schumacher’s F1 win record with victory for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team at the Nürburgring

Lewis equals Michael Schumacher’s F1 win record with victory for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team at the Nürburgring

The Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team (391 points) leads Red Bull Racing (211 points) by 180 points in the Constructors' Championship Stephen Lord, Race Team Coordinator, accepted the Constructors’ trophy on behalf of the teamte. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Wrapup - Week Ending August 29, 2020

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Wrapup - Week Ending August 29, 2020

Record High New Car Prices As US Sales Fall; US NEWS Best New Car Deals; Going To The Dogs; Durango Hellcat Off Line At $80k; Recall App From NHTSA; Ford, RAM, Recalls; Self Parking Escape; Road Trip Revival; SD Car Show Wuhan'd; More UAW Problems; Paul Goldsmith Oldest NASCAR Placed In Hall of Fame; J.C. Whitney Gone ... Continue reading

PeopleReady, Primary Sponsorship Partner of Takuma Sato, Congratulates Driver on Indy 500 Win

PeopleReady, Primary Sponsorship Partner of Takuma Sato, Congratulates Driver on Indy 500 Win

Takuma Sato, celebrating his second Indy 500 win next to his PeopleReady branded car. PeopleReady is the primary sponsorship partner with Sato and the Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing team. ... Continue reading

2020 Indy 500 No Fans Lots Of Excitement and Tradition - FYI

2020 Indy 500 No Fans Lots Of Excitement and Tradition - FYI

104th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge Fast Facts Event weeks: Wednesday, Aug. 12 – Sunday, Aug. ... Continue reading

70th Anniversary Grand Prix 2020 - Sunday

70th Anniversary Grand Prix 2020 - Sunday

Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team sign off from Silverstone with a double-podium finish Lewis made two late passes to finish P2, with Valtteri completing the podium in P3 Lewis recorded the 155th podium finish of his career, to move equal with Michael Schumacher for the all-time podium record Lewis (107 points) leads the D ... Continue reading

Nutsons Weekly Automotive News Roundup - August 2-9, 2020

Nutsons Weekly Automotive News Roundup - August 2-9, 2020

Last week's important, controversial or pithy automotive news, opinions and insider back stories presented as expertly crafted easy to digest news nuggets. The auto market continues to recover July SAAR topping 14.5 million; Ford President Leaves Company; Cadillac's LYRIC EV revealed; Paint Color Choices; ADAS Imperfec ... Continue reading

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