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Motor Racing

  • IMS officials face ongoing challenge to entice fans
    Indianapolis Motor Speedway President Doug Boles keeps looking for ways to fill seats. He has a full weekend of NASCAR and sports car races leading up to the Brickyard 400.
  • Indy officials seek new ways to attract fans
    INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Motor Speedway president Doug Boles keeps looking for ways to fill seats.He has a full weekend of NASCAR and sports car races leading up to the Brickyard 400.
  • Toyotas’ strong showing turns heads at Brickyard
    They billed this as the Hendrick Chevies vs. the Penske Fords, with Joe Gibbs and his Toyotas somewhere down at the bottom of the credits with the key grips and the assistant to the assistant of the assistant producer.Well.
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Indianapolis 500: By the Numbers

0.6000

Margin of victory in seconds for Ryan Hunter-Reay over Helio Castroneves. It was the second smallest margin of victory after Al Unser Jr. over Scott Goodyear by 0.043 seconds in 1992.

149

Laps run before the first caution, a record.

28

Race winner Ryan Hunter-Reay’s car number. Car No. 28 had never previously won the 500.

20

Drivers who finished on the lead lap, a record. The previous record was 19 in 2009 and 2013.

6,105

Laps completed by the 33-car field, a record. The previous record of 5,863 laps was set last year.

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