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May 24, 2015

Motor racing-Indy 500 brings Montoya’s career full circle

INDIANAPOLIS, May 24 (Reuters) – A nomadic motor racing career went full circle when Juan Pablo Montoya returned to Victory Lane at the Brickyard on Sunday, 15 well-travelled years after the Colombian won his first Indianapolis 500.

Much has changed since a brash 24-year-old arrived at the sprawling oval in 2000 and won the Indy 500 in his debut.

May 24, 2015

Stirring charge gives Montoya second Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) – Colombian Juan Pablo Montoya came from the back of the pack and outran his team mate over the closing laps to the win the 99th Indianapolis 500 for a second time on Sunday.

Montoya, who won his Indy 500 debut in 2000, survived an early collision that forced him into the pits and dropped him to 30th place before mounting a stirring charge and storming to a one-car length win

May 24, 2015

Motor racing-Stirring charge gives Montoya second Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS, May 24 (Reuters) – Colombian Juan Pablo Montoya came from the back of the pack and outran his team mate over the closing laps to the win the 99th Indianapolis 500 for a second time on Sunday.

Montoya, who won his Indy 500 debut in 2000, survived an early collision that forced him into the pits and dropped him to 30th place before mounting a stirring charge and storming to a one-car length win

May 24, 2015

Fathers do not always know best at Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) – At the Indianapolis 500 it is not always a case of father knows best, not even when those fathers are two American motorsports greats.

Graham Rahal, the son of 1986 Indy 500 winner Bobby Rahal, and Macro Andretti, whose father Michael won 42 Indycar races, both work in the family businesses and will be on the starting grid Sunday at the Brickyard.

May 23, 2015

Indy 500 reality replaces her F1 dream

INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) – Simona De Silvestro had planned to be racing in Monaco on Sunday, but with her Formula One dreams on hold, it is back to IndyCar reality for the Swiss driver and another run for Indianapolis 500 glory.

After four years of sometimes pioneering work on the IndyCar circuit, De Silvestro decided last year to try and break more new ground, signing a testing deal with Swiss based F1 team Sauber as she set her sites on becoming the first woman to start a grand prix since 1976.

May 23, 2015

Motor racing-Fathers do not always know best at Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS, May 23 (Reuters) – At the Indianapolis 500 it is not always a case of father knows best, not even when those fathers are two American motorsports greats.

Graham Rahal, the son of 1986 Indy 500 winner Bobby Rahal, and Macro Andretti, whose father Michael won 42 Indycar races, both work in the family businesses and will be on the starting grid Sunday at the Brickyard.

May 23, 2015

Motor racing-Fathers do not always know best at Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS, May 23 (Reuters) – At the Indianapolis 500 it is not always a case of father knows best, not even when those fathers are two American motorsports greats.

Graham Rahal, the son of 1986 Indy 500 winner Bobby Rahal, and Macro Andretti, whose father Michael won 42 Indycar races, both work in the family businesses and will be on the starting grid Sunday at the Brickyard.

May 23, 2015

Motor racing-Indy 500 reality replaces her F1 dream

INDIANAPOLIS, May 23 (Reuters) – Simona De Silvestro had planned to be racing in Monaco on Sunday, but with her Formula One dreams on hold, it is back to IndyCar reality for the Swiss driver and another run for Indianapolis 500 glory.

After four years of sometimes pioneering work on the IndyCar circuit, De Silvestro decided last year to try and break more new ground, signing a testing deal with Swiss based F1 team Sauber as she set her sites on becoming the first woman to start a grand prix since 1976.

May 23, 2015

Indy on edge after crash-filled run-up to 500

INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) – Jittery motorsports fans were bracing for a risky Indianapolis 500 on Sunday with a crash-filled buildup to the ‘Greatest Spectacle in Racing’ leaving a mix of excitement and dread hanging over the famed Brickyard.

The sprawling 2.5 mile oval has been the scene of plenty of motor racing magic over the decades but it has also known its share of tragedy, and Sunday’s 99th edition has produced as much apprehension as anticipation following a spate of spectacular high speed crashes.

May 22, 2015

Motor racing-Indy on edge after crash-filled run-up to 500

INDIANAPOLIS, May 22 (Reuters) – Jittery motorsports fans were bracing for a risky Indianapolis 500 on Sunday with a crash-filled buildup to the ‘Greatest Spectacle in Racing’ leaving a mix of excitement and dread hanging over the famed Brickyard.

The sprawling 2.5 mile oval has been the scene of plenty of motor racing magic over the decades but it has also known its share of tragedy, and Sunday’s 99th edition has produced as much apprehension as anticipation following a spate of spectacular high speed crashes.