A Popular Front Row For The Indianapolis 500

Posted in Indianapolis 500 on May 22, 2016 by Oilpressure

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Amidst all the cries of sandbagging by Chevy and bemoaning the dreaded “domed skids”; Honda was the one puffing their chest out at the end of qualifying for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500.

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It’s Pole Day At IMS!

Posted in Indianapolis 500 on May 22, 2016 by Oilpressure

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Welcome to a beautifully sunny Indianapolis Motor Speedway! There is not a cloud in the sky and the forecast is to be clear all day with a high of 77-degrees.

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Saturday Qualifying Follow-Up

Posted in Indianapolis 500 on May 21, 2016 by Oilpressure

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The Fast Nine has now been set for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500. More on that in a minute, but I have some really important news to report. The old-school classic Jumbo Tenderloin at the track has been located. It took a total of four days at the track over two weekends, but I finally found a concession stand under the Paddock stands, near Section 7. One the old Grill 33 sells them for $9. That’s a hefty jump from the 2013 price of $6, but is well worth it.

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Good Afternoon From IMS

Posted in Indianapolis 500 on May 21, 2016 by Oilpressure

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Susan got good news at the walk-in clinic in Speedway. Nothing is broken, but she has a condition called costochondritis, which is an inflammation of the rib cartilage, caused by the blow she received last week. She got a shot of Toradol and a prescription for turbocharged ibuprofen and was sent on her way.

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Good Morning From…

Posted in Indianapolis 500 on May 21, 2016 by Oilpressure

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This morning does not find us at the Media Center of IMS, waiting for the track to dry. Instead, we are at the MedCheck Walk-In Medical Clinic on Main Street in Speedway.

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Fast Friday Wrap-Up

Posted in Indianapolis 500 on May 20, 2016 by Oilpressure

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There was a brief break a little after 4:00 for rain, but other than that Fast Friday was just that – fast.

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It’s Fast Friday At IMS!

Posted in Indianapolis 500 on May 20, 2016 by Oilpressure

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Welcome to a cloudy and slightly cool Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The temperature is currently 68-degrees, but it feels a little cooler than that. I was thinking the weather was to be a little sunnier and warmer than this, but it should make for perfect conditions for speed.

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