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Grand Prix of Indianapolis Race 1 (2021)

14 May - 15 May
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Rahal on GP Indy: “One of the better drives I’ve ever had”

Graham Rahal says his recovery from the back of the pack to finish fifth in the Grand Prix of Indianapolis with a hugely ambitious fuel strategy was one that left him “shocked.”

VeeKay “grateful” for Road To Indy and advice from Luyendyk

Rinus VeeKay, who scored his first IndyCar victory on Saturday, has paid tribute to the education he received from the Road To Indy junior formulas and from former Indy car star Arie Luyendyk.

Palou on VeeKay’s pass: “Man, that was close! But a good move”

Alex Palou, who finished third in today’s GP of Indianapolis, complimented race winner Rinus VeeKay for a brave pass that saw him pass two Ganassi cars in one move.

VeeKay: Amazing day I will remember for the rest of my life

Rinus VeeKay admitted he was in tears after scoring the biggest win of his career with victory in IndyCar’s Grand Prix of Indianapolis.

“Definitely traffic cost us the win today,” says Grosjean

IndyCar rookie Romain Grosjean believes traffic cost him a shot at victory in the Grand Prix of Indianapolis, and described Takuma Sato’s driving as “a bit on the limit.”

IndyCar GP Indy: VeeKay beats Grosjean, Palou for first win

Rinus VeeKay became the fifth winner in five races in the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series, the Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet driver beating polesitter Romain Grosjean with a combination of speed, tire strategy and slick pitstops.

IndyCar GP Indy: Grid order, starting tire choice

The starting line-up for the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis, Round 5 of the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series, along with each driver’s choice of Firestone tire compound for the first stint.

IndyCar GP Indy: VeeKay heads Ganassi pair in warm-up

Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet’s Rinus VeeKay led the race day morning warm-up for the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis, ahead of Alex Palou and Scott Dixon of Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda.

Grosjean on pole: Being competitive “like being alive again!”

Romain Grosjean says that the emotions he felt after earning pole for only his third IndyCar race reminded him of the days he went racing with a chance to win.

IndyCar GP Indy: Rookie Romain Grosjean takes first pole!

Ex-F1 driver Romain Grosjean has landed pole position for only his third NTT IndyCar Series start, the Dale Coyne Racing with RWR driver beating Josef Newgarden by over a tenth of a second.

IndyCar GP Indy: Newgarden edges VeeKay, Power in FP2

Josef Newgarden lapped the 2.439-mile Indianapolis road course in 69.3sec on Firestone’s softer compound tires to eclipse Rinus VeeKay and Will Power and grab top spot for Team Penske-Chevrolet.

IndyCar GP Indy: Rossi leads Harvey in opening practice

First practice for the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis saw Alexander Rossi put his Andretti Autosport-Honda on top of the times, just ahead of Jack Harvey’s Meyer Shank Racing entry.

Chilton, Carlin to miss GP of Indianapolis

Only 25 cars will start tomorrow’s GMR Grand Prix on the Indianapolis road course as Max Chilton and the Carlin-Chevrolet team have withdrawn from the event.

IndyCar’s GP of Indianapolis – facts, figures, entry list

All you need to know ahead of the fifth round of the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series, the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course.

GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis – the weekend schedule

The 2021 NTT IndyCar Series’ fifth round of the season is this Saturday on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. Here’s the four-day schedule for all the on-track action.

“Tired of pricks?” message for Daly’s car in GP Indy

MannKind Corporation will run a bold “Tired of pricks?” message on Conor Daly’s Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet in this weekend GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis to draw attention to NeedleFreeInsulin.com.