Former Indy car driver Davey Hamilton, who recently was named managing director of Kingdom Racing’s Verizon IndyCar Series endeavors, will return to the IMS Radio Network broadcast booth as an analyst.
Hamilton will join chief announcer Paul Page, who returns for his second consecutive season with the network. Mark Jaynes and Jake Query will be the turn reporters, while Nick Yeoman and Michael Young will be stationed on pit lane. Additional announcers at various events include Rob Howden, Dave Furst, Patrick Stephan, Greg Rakestraw and Jim Murphy.
Jaynes will anchor Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires broadcasts, with Hamilton as the analyst, Query as a turn announcer and Yeoman and Howden reporting from pit lane.
All Verizon IndyCar Series practice sessions, qualifications and races are broadcast on www.IndyCar.com, the INDYCAR 15 app and www.indycarradio.com. Races also are broadcast on network affiliate stations and SiriusXM.
All Indy Lights practice sessions, qualifications and races are broadcast on www.IndyCar.com, the INDYCAR 15 app and www.indycarradio.com. Races also are broadcast on SiriusXM.
'Celebrating the Stories of May' is IPL 500 Festival Parade theme
The 500 Festival, a nonprofit organization committed to enriching the quality of life for Indiana residents and visitors, announced the theme for the 2015 IPL 500 Festival Parade: Celebrating the Stories of May.
The IPL 500 Festival Parade, which will be held May 23 in Indianapolis, helps capture the celebration and tradition of the Month of May in Indiana.
“As we head into the IPL 500 Festival Parade’s 58th year, there’s never been a better time to celebrate the stories of May alongside our community,” said Bob Bryant, president and CEO of the 500 Festival. “This year’s IPL 500 Festival Parade theme shines a spotlight on the community, which has embraced our organization and its programs and events. The 2015 Parade is certain to be a colorful celebration of the community as well as Indiana’s greatest month – May.” For more information, visit www.500festival.com.
What do A.J. Foyt Racing driver Takuma Sato of Japan and Indianapolis Motor Speedway historian Donald Davidson of England have in common -- aside from an interest and respect for motorsports history? They share a Jan. 28 birthday. ... Speaking of birthdays, Charlie Kimball turns 30 on Feb. 20, Mario Andretti turns 75 on Feb. 21, while Sebastien Bourdais (turning 36) and Jack Hawksworth (turning 25) were born on Feb. 28.