Category IRP

November 2, 2012-Race 4 Riley

16 years ago John Andretti and I started the Kroger Race 4 Riley presented by Cheerios. Now, the first few didn’t have all the sponsors or success of the last several years but it’s grown and grown due to a lot of hard work from our volunteers, General Mills and Kroger. Go to for […]

July 27, 1969 Hoosier Gran Prix @ IRP

  On this day in 1969, two 100 mile heat races were run west of Indianapolis in Clermont, IN at Indianapolis Raceway Park. The Indy cars which had just competed 2 months earlier at IMS put on a great show in front of less than packed grandstands. Find out more about the Hoosier Grand Prix […]

July 26, 2012-NASCAR Nationwide Series comes to IMS

NASCARS Junior series made their debut at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway after racing since 1982 at IRP in Clermont, IN. The “Indiana 250” will roll off Saturday July 28th for the first time. 45 car driver combinations took part in 2 practice sessions with Kyle Busch posting the best speed in both. Danica Patrick and […]