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Featured IndyCar: Indy 500 Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'Motorsports' started by Paul Jeffrey, May 26, 2019.

  1. Paul Jeffrey

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    Welcome to the central discussion thread for the 103rd running of the legendary Indy 500.


    Indianapolis plays host to the 'greatest spectacle in racing' for the 103rd time today, and the 33 car field are set fair to put on another fantastic motorsport event - the first and most prestigious oval race of the 2019 IndyCar season.

    Despite the notable absence of former World Champion Fernando Alonso and new Red Bull Junior Patricio O'Ward from the starting grid, the great race should once again be a fantastic sporting affair, something that is almost guaranteed when IndyCar return to the famous speedway.

    Sit back and enjoy the 103rd running of the Indy 500, and feel free to use the comments section below to discuss the big race.

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  2. Enerjex

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    Monaco's done, straight into Indy... RD on the pulse :thumbsup:
     
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  3. farjam

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    I'll get my triple crown tonight, had watched lemans24 , Monaco GP and now Indy500:D nando has nothing on me lol
     
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  4. Paul Jeffrey

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    Wow, anyone watching like me on Sky Sports F1, they have Alex Brundle in the comm box - damn does that boy sound like his dad!
     
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  5. DucMan888

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    Largest crowd I can remember.
     
  6. jimortality

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    How many oval races do they do each season? Is it equal oval and road race?
     
  7. Paul Jeffrey

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    It's varied massively over the years. Now they run Indy, Texas, Iowa and Gateway.

    Edit: Full schedule - http://www.espn.com/racing/schedule/_/series/indycar
     
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  8. Brice.S.

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    go Simon !!!
     
  9. Paul Jeffrey

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    Go Fernando.. oh wait, he already did :roflmao:
     
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  10. Enerjex

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    My first time watching the 500, beer and slipstreams. Life is good
     
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  11. DucMan888

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    1/4 through and pretty clean, on the track at least.
     
  12. Enerjex

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    Not a lot of action yet, something will happen though, like in the lights
     
  13. Mickdrs

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    Alot of odd insedants in the pit area, someone could have been killed
     
  14. BrainsBush

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    Final sprint race coming soon.
     
  15. TrumpetReich

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    One of the best 500s ever.
     
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  16. galefoce97

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    Was a great finish. Simon earned that, did really well all day. Rossi came close. No doubt he will win again in the future. Gotta give a shout out to Takuma. From a lap down to 3rd place, a great drive, he seems to have found another gear the past few years.
     
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  17. gamer19

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    I was just about to ask "when does it begins?". :D

    Won't look at the results, won't look at the results... :speechless::x3:
     
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  18. Nevini

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    Thank god, only left turns...I may get confused if you throw a right.
     
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  19. Enerjex

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    Exciting finish, good race
     
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  20. Jonny Austin

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    What a fantastic race.A unique event.
    The speed & sense of danger does makes this race special.The start still makes me nervous & I have watched racing for 40+ years.
    It is great that safety is so much better today but places like Indy,Nordschleife & Isle of Man TT are special because they really are what motorsport is about.
     
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