Tag Archives: Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network

Top 10 reasons to celebrate the lifting of the live TV blackout of the Indy 500
May 25, 2016

The live local blackout of the Indianapolis 500 is stupid, and this year for the first time in 65 years, the powers that be at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway have acknowledged it. As readers of this list learned yesterday, the Indianapolis 500 is replete with arcane, nutty, and charming traditions that make it one of […]

Paul Page Named New Voice of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network
December 3, 2013

by Kent Sterling Other than bring Sid Collins back from the dead, there is no hire that could evoke the history of the IMS Radio Network like that of Paul Page.  Given that he still does great work, the decision to name Page to replace the easily agitated and verbose Mike King was logical. The […]

With Mike King Out as IndyCar Voice, Kevin Lee Should Be Next Man Up
October 29, 2013

by Kent Sterling There are things I admire about Mike King.  He was a shameless promoter of IndyCar Racing, and his voice conveyed his enthusiasm for the events he covered. But I can’t lie and say I’ll miss King as the voice of IndyCar.  If Kevin Lee is tapped as the new host for the […]

Indy 500 – Radio Broadcast Still a Great Despite Minor Errors
May 26, 2013

by Kent Sterling There is something about listening to the Indianapolis 500 on the radio that is just different, and somehow better than watching on TV.  The first Indy 500 radio broadcast I listened to was in 1993, just after moving to Indianapolis, and I was hooked. As idiotic and shortsighted as the local blackout […]