Tag Archives: Indy 500

Jim Harbaugh Embracing Indy 500 Pace Car Opportunity
May 25, 2013

By Bert Beiswanger Based on the hearty handshake San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh gave me after taking a few minutes to talk at Carb Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a few things were immediately apparent to me: 1). I felt more respect from Harbaugh than Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz probably does […]

Pole Day at Indy: Ed Carpenter’s Party
May 21, 2013

by Bert Beiswanger Predicting the pole winner going into Saturday as qualifications took place for the 2013 Indy 500 was as unpredictable as the weather. But the weather delay didn’t dampen the excitement, nor the enthusiasm from the crowd as Indianapolis’ own Ed Carpenter won the honor to pace the field of 33 for the […]

Kurt Busch Testing at Indy
May 9, 2013

by Bert Beiswanger A few days ago, I wrote a piece praising the excitement in the IZOD IndyCar Series right now and the refreshing new storylines heading into the Month of May and the 2013 Indy 500: Hinchcliffe Puts the Hammer Down Heading to Indy One exciting thing I didn’t touch on is the fact […]

Hinchcliffe Puts the Hammer Down Heading to Indy
May 6, 2013

by Bert Beiswanger Last year during the Month of May, local microbrewery Flat12 Bierwerks brewed up a special beer in honor of affable Canadian and IZOD IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe. It was called the Hinchtown Hammer Down ale. Putting the hammer down is exactly what the Mayor of Hinchtown did Sunday, passing Takuma Sato in […]