Archive | May, 2017

Indianapolis 500 Race Report

“Today was disappointing. You know the luck continues for us. It’s unfortunate. We had a rocket ship. We would’ve been right there at the end for the win, but what can you do? It’s just really bad luck, it’s unfortunate. This team has worked so hard. I had a fast car all month and coming […]

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Indianapolis 500 Race Preview

“Our final practice day was good. I think the DHL car has a lot of speed in it, now it’s just getting the balance right and applying it for race day. I feel good. I feel like if we have a good car, our starting position is not an issue – we can get it […]

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Hunter-Reay laments being day too late with Indy 500 qualifying speed

By Phillip B. Wilson | indycar.com INDIANAPOLIS – Ryan Hunter-Reay delivered a four-lap qualifying performance that was exceptionally quick and inspired roars from the crowd Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. But it came a day too late. And the no-nonsense Hunter-Reay didn’t mince words on where he stood. “Two cars that should be in that […]

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Indianapolis 500 Report: Day 2 Qualifying Report

“(Qualifying) was a wild ride. It was a testament to the team, they put a great car underneath me, it’s been that way for a week and a half now. We just had a bad qualifying draw yesterday and didn’t have the track conditions that were best for the run. I’m glad to get qualifying […]

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Indianapolis 500 Report: Day 1 Qualifying Report

“We were just sliding around too much, overall. When you do that, you lose speed, and it takes away from the overall average. It’s a disappointing run considering the speed we had this past week. It wasn’t the run we had in mind. We were too low on grip to really have a shot at […]

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Indianapolis 500 Report: Fast Friday

“Fast Friday was definitely fast! We had a good run today – found somethings that worked and found some things that didn’t. It was definitely one of the most on-edge couple of days this whole year. It’s nice to be done with the day and we’re looking forward to tomorrow. Hopefully the weather cooperates and […]

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Why an Indy 500 winner sued Paul Gentilozzi

By Christopher Haxel, Lansing State Journal LANSING – In 2005, Paul Gentilozzi fired one of the best race car drivers in the world. Ryan Hunter-Reay would go on to win the Indianapolis 500 and many other races. But not before he sued Gentilozzi. He won, but Gentilozzi paid only $230 of a $2.7 million judgement. […]

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RHR Finishes 3rd at INDYCAR Grand Prix

“Pretty solid day. We’ve had a lot of bad luck this year and it’s been frustrating, but we kept our heads down and it feels nice to come onto the podium here before we kick off the most important few weeks of our careers and our whole season. It’s nice to get the yellow and […]

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