Honda Performance Development has introduced a new LMP1 customer engine. The Honda HR22T is a direct-injection, turbocharged 2.2-liter V-6 based on the Indianapolis 500-winning motor from the IndyCar race series.
Two legs of motorsport’s Triple Crown take place on the last Sunday of May—the Indianapolis 500 and the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Monaco. Naturally, we parked ourselves in front of the TV for a healthy portion of Sunday, and watched some racing.
There is an anticipation that comes with attending an event like Indy that differs from other things in life. I just got home from Indy yesterday, and I’m already looking forward to the 2013 race. After this year’s race, though, I’m not really sure I’ll ever attend it the way I used to.
The 96th running of the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race is this weekend. Indy is one of the crown jewels of the international racing calendar, along with the Monaco Grand Prix (also this weekend), the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and the Daytona 500. Since the first running in 1911, there have been countless personalities that have crossed the finish line.
The 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 is this Sunday, so, of course, Indy has been popping up in the news a quite a bit this week. To get you caught up, here are some of the stories emerging online ahead of the race.
The United States Postal Service has issued Indianapolis 500 Forever Stamp to celebrate the centennial of the famous race. The 100th Indy 500 will take place on Sunday, May 25. The stamp depicts the race’s first winner, Ray Harroun, in his self-designed Marmon Wasp, a six-cylinder, black and yellow car.
The name Sir Jack Brabham is very well known among Formula 1 fans, but lately Sir Jack has been fading into the background and we thought we would refresh everyone’s memories with his mind-boggling accomplishments.