- Blake Shelton will perform the night before the '500' at IMS. - Journey has been announced to play the annual Carb Day concert at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in May.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Rahal On Probation

INDYCAR announced Tuesday afternoon that they've place Graham Rahal on probation through Iowa for 'blocking and initiating avoidable contact' in Long Beach


The 6-race probation stems from the lap 22 incident in the 8th turn where, according to race director Beaux Barfield, Rahal was responsible for the collision that resulted in Marco Andretti's #26 Dallara getting in the air before hitting the tire barrier ending his day.


"Due to the inability of the No. 38 car to continue the race, a review of the on-track actions of Graham Rahal became a post-race issue," said Beaux Barfield, INDYCAR president of competition and IZOD IndyCar Series Race Director.  "All stewards have reviewed the incident and have decided that the on-track actions of Graham warranted probation because of driving that endangers on-track safety and adversely affects competition."


Rahal may protest the penalty.

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