RACE: 79th Indianapolis 500 DATE: May 28, 1995 WINNER: Jacques Villeneuve AVERAGE SPEED: 153.616 mph WHAT HAPPENED: Villeneuve won in his second start in controversial fashion. Scott Goodyear was the leader with 10 laps remaining but he passed the pace car in the fourth turn before a restart. Goodyear was given a penalty, which he refused to serve. Officials stopped scoring him...
Via Associated Press
May 05, 2016 | Discuss
With fans of the series eagerly awaiting some racing to kick off the new year, the Verizon IndyCar Series season will launch with the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg this weekend on the Florida city’s picturesque street circuit. ABC will have a live telecast of the event on Sunday, March 29, with pre-race at 3 p.m. ET and the green flag at 3:37 p.m. The 110-lap race...
Ticking off the multitude of storylines associated with the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Allen Bestwick might have lobbied for a larger broadcast window on ABC.Bestwick enters his second year as the chief announcer, with former Indy car drivers Scott Goodyear and Eddie Cheever Jr. returning as analysts. Jon Beekhuis, Dr. Jerry Punch and Rick DeBruhl will be the pit reporters...
Veteran motorsports broadcaster Jon Beekhuis has joined ESPN’s team as a pit reporter for telecasts of the Verizon IndyCar Series on ABC in 2015. Beekhuis, Dr. Jerry Punch and Rick DeBruhl will be pit reporters for ABC’s telecasts of the Indianapolis 500 and four other Verizon IndyCar Series races as well as two days of Indianapolis 500 qualifying. Other members of the telecast...
Allen Bestwick has agreed to a multi-year deal with ESPN and will become the lap-by-lap announcer for the network's coverage of the IndyCar Series. He'll call the Indianapolis 500 and four other IndyCar races on ABC. ABC will televise the Indy 500 for the 50th straight year. He'll work in the booth with Scott Goodyear and Eddie Cheever. Bestwick had been part of ESPN's NASCAR coverage...
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February 18, 2014 | Discuss
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