There will be an Indianapolis Memorial for former Indy 500 crew chief and team principal Sal Incandela, who passed away on October 3, on Saturday, November 5th from 3-5pm. It will be held at the Brickyard Crossing Golf and Conference Center: 4400 W. 16th st. Indianapolis In 46222. The public is invited to attend.
INDYCAR will not hold the 2011 Championship Celebration following the death of two-time Indianapolis 500 winner and 2005 IZOD IndyCar Series champion Dan Wheldon on Oct. 16. The event had been scheduled for Monday, Oct. 17, at Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas.
Information regarding a public memorial for Wheldon will be released at a later date.
Rumors are swirling at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway about Scott Speed. According to sources, Speed, former F1 and Sprint Cup Series driver, quit Dragon Racing the day before Pole Qualifying for the 100th Anniversary Indy 500. However, Speed took to Twitter to deny the reports immediately after Fast Friday concluded.
"I didn't have any testing and I'm obviously catching up," Kanaan said. "I mean, twice under the yellow I went to talk on the radio and I pressed my overtake button. That tells you how familiar I am with my steering wheel right now. And then I get yelled at: 'TK, why are you using your overtake under yellow?'
I am not looking forward to going to the mall to finish my Christmas shopping. It's going to be like starting 33th in the Indy 500. BUSY
John "Ando" Anderson, who, among his many accomplishments in racing, engineered Andretti Autosport's 2005 and 2007 IndyCar championships, passed away today. One of the truly great people in racing, he will be missed terribly by everyone in the racing community. We send our heartfelt condolences to his family.
"Combining the power of these two organizations will do great things for the sport and the league."