15 Days in May, Sponsored By Pit Lane Parley

Welcome to The NTT Data IndyCar Series

Well, the worst-kept secret so far in 2019 became public knowledge Tuesday when it was announced that NTT Data had signed a multiyear agreement to be the presenting sponsor of the IndyCar Series. The announcement came Tuesday at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, and while the deal had become public knowledge a…

IndyCar Has a Press Conference Before THE Press Conference

IndyCar threw a press conference at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Tuesday, and while it wasn’t to announce a new sponsor, as was rumored, some good stuff did come out of it. The highlights: IMS president Doug Boles announced that this May the Speedway would be honoring Mario Andretti on the 50th anniversary of his…

Interviews From the PRI Show

Editor’s note: This is a transcribed version of an interview Pit Lane Parley conducted with Racecraft1 Principal Kelly Jones, Bell Helmets Director of Motorsports Chris Wheeler and Xtrac General Manager Jeff Kitchen. All interview were conducted during the Performance Racing Industry show in Indianapolis in early December. We are putting the interview in the blog…

One From the 15 Days In May Vault

(Editor’s note: Eight years ago this month, I started my blog, 15 Days in May. In honor of that anniversary, and Emerson Fittipaldi’s 72nd birthday this week, I’m pulling a post out of the vault from the early days. This one is from December 22, 2010, and is about my favorite Indy 500.) Indy Star…

Abel Motorsports Joins Pro Mazda Grid

Abel Motorsports, which in recent years has competed in the F3 Americas, F4 US and USF2000 series, took a step up the Road to Indy ladder Friday when team principal Bill Abel announced that the Louisville-based team will field two cars for the 2019 Pro Mazda campaign. The announcement, made at the Performance Racing Industry…

An IndyCar Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! Since it’s still the weekend that’s appropriate, isn’t it? If you celebrate Thanksgiving, I hope you had the greatest of times with friends, family, football…and shopping. If not, I hope you had a great weekend. Another weekend down, another step closer to St. Pete! Of course, part of Thanksgiving is taking time to…

Off-Season Sunday Musings

Don’t be sad that there wasn’t any IndyCar racing this weekend, just be happy that we are yet another weekend closer to the start of the 2019 season. I was actually going to have this posted earlier this week with a plethora of topics, but lost my Internet at home for two days, and in…

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