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Running on fumes, Alexander Rossi becomes an unlikely champion

By Joe Spears | @joe_spears7

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – The 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 produced one of its most stunning results when Alexander Rossi, a 24-year-old former Formula One driver with only one other oval appearance, moved into first place without knowing if he would be able to reach the Yard of […]

Josef Newgarden laments Indy 500 sprint that didn’t happen

By Tyler Fenwick | @Ty_Fenwick

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – If Josef Newgarden could have had it his way, he would have gone into a dead sprint competition with Alexander Rossi and Carlos Munoz in the final laps for a chance to win the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.

The Newgarden team’s fuel […]

Dean Stoneman’s comeback continues with narrowest victory at Freedom 100

By Joe Spears | @joe_spears7

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Five years ago, Dean Stoneman was spending 18 hours a day going through chemotherapy and other cancer treatments. On Friday, he won for the second time in 13 days, edging Ed Jones by .0024, the closest margin in the history of the Indianapolis Motor […]

James Hinchcliffe, Schmidt Peterson Motorsports claim Indy 500 pole on eventful day

By Joe Spears | @joe_spears7

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — One year after suffering a potentially fatal injury at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, James Hinchcliffe will lead the field of the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.

“I think it’s a huge story, and I would like to have the better one next week,” […]