The Fastest 500s (Part 2)

The race record for the Indianapolis 500 was set in 2013 by Tony Kanaan (average speed 187.433 mph). The race featured a 133-lap caution free segment that spanned from lap 61 through 193, which greatly aided in the exceptional average speed. Two late-race caution periods stymied the torrid pace over the final seven laps, however. … More The Fastest 500s (Part 2)

The Fastest 500s (Part 1)

When it comes to fast races at Indianapolis, lately they’ve come in pairs. Case in point, 1990-1991, 2011-2012, 2013-2014. Of those recent years, the four fastest Indy 500s to date have the unique distinction of being held in consecutive pairs, and have curious similarities. The race record for the Indianapolis 500 was set in 2013 … More The Fastest 500s (Part 1)