Published On: Fri, Aug 13th, 2021

Indianapolis in Action: IndyCar, NASCAR Tripleheader Weekend

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INDIANAPOLIS—Helio Castroneves walked into an empty, mostly quiet Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Friday morning. The four-time Indianapolis 500 winner knew it wouldn’t last long. With drivers from NASCAR’s top two series and the IndyCar Series all in town for a rare crossover weekend, Castroneves expected things to quickly shift into high gear at the busiest venue in motorsports. “This place, it is incredible not only because of the place but because of the history,” Castroneves said, referring to his favorite track. “It’s an honor to be here. It’s an honor to be representing IndyCar and it’s an honor to be a four-time winner.” Especially on a historic weekend. A year ago, the Indianapolis Grand Prix was postponed from its normal slot in early May to the July 4 weekend. That marked first time all three series competed in one place. But NASCAR’s top drivers still ran on the big 2.5-mile … Save 10% on Citrus trees with code CITRUS

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