Jim Ayello, Indianapolis Star

Jim Ayello

Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis, IN, United States

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Recent articles by Jim:

Takuma Sato breaks down the Pocono crash and the backlash he faced after

"Unfortunately in the world right now, with social media, people have instant reactions. They make decisions without information. That’s what happened." → Read More

'IndyCar Weekly' podcast answers burning questions surrounding drama-filled race at Pocono

On the latest episode of IndyCar Weekly, Indystar Insider Jim Ayello and IndyCar driver Conor Daly break down all the madness surrounding last week's race at Pocono. → Read More

Insider: Colts plan to rest starters as Week 3 ‘dress rehearsal game’ fades away

Colts join growing trend of resting starters more often during preseason → Read More

'Colts Cover 2' podcast breaks down everything from Colts training camp

The latest episode of the "Colts Cover 2" podcast with Colts Insiders Joel Erickson and Jim Ayello breaks down Colts training camp. → Read More

Andrew Luck will miss another week of practice as he continues to rehab leg injuries

Andrew Luck's Week 1 status remains in question → Read More

Comeback kids: Colts' Deon Cain, Ross Travis return from torn ACLs, come up big vs. Browns

"We were competing against each other trying to push each other, all so we could have days like today where were both ballin’ out." → Read More

Insider: Backup QB Jacoby Brissett shines in Colts' loss to Browns, run game doesn't

Jacoby Brissett provided some hope if Andrew Luck is unable to start the season but the run game still needs work → Read More

Peyton Manning, Tony Dungy weigh in on Colts, Andrew Luck injury situation

Peyton Manning spends time with Colts' staffs before speaking to team → Read More

Colts-Browns observations: Indianapolis offensive line needs to fix its pass protection

'We had some pretty shaky moments in the middle from a protection standpoint,' Reich said. 'It was really disappointing.' → Read More

Colts have a timeline for determining Andrew Luck's Week 1 availability

Reich: 'By the end of the third preseason game, I think we just have to know something.' → Read More

It's not the problem, but Andrew Luck's injury begs the question: What is an os trigonum?

While the Colts do not believe the os trigonum is the cause of Luck's problems, the bone's rarity sparked questions of its own. → Read More

Why Chris Ballard, Colts no longer think Andrew Luck's injury involves 'small little bone'

While the information ended up being incorrect, Jim Irsay relayed what the Colts believed to be true about Andrew Luck's injury at the time → Read More

Ex-Colts lineman Ryan Diem's injury could shed light on Andrew Luck's prognosis

Former Colts lineman explains bone injury he suffered during 2006 Super Bowl: "Extremely painful, surgery ... was instant relief." → Read More

Colts, Browns coaches put teams on notice: There will be no fighting during joint sessions

Colts' receiver T.Y. Hilton on practicing with Browns: 'Every time you see (joint practices), there’s fights breaking out.' → Read More

Colts legend Dwight Freeney in no rush to figure out life after football

"I spent a lot of time committed to footbalI. ... It's refreshing to not have to do that all the time and see what normal life is kind of like.” → Read More

Insider: Despite cutthroat tactics, McLaren’s arrival good for IndyCar

Legendary motorsports team lifts IndyCar despite acrimony between it and an engine manufacturer → Read More

Arrow SPM splits with Honda, partners with McLaren, Chevrolet

The new Arrow McLaren Racing SP will bring two Chevrolet-powered cars to the NTT IndyCar Series in 2020. → Read More

Sources: Indy 500 winner Simon Pagenaud re-signs with Team Penske

Simon Pagenaud will return to Team Penske for his sixth season → Read More

Indy 500 winner Simon Pagenaud blown away by warm reception in France

"This is what the Indy 500 is all about. This is what it does for people. It’s quite impressive. All of this is amazing. It's more than I expected." → Read More

IndyCar introducing hybrid technology, delays new engine debut to 2022

New hybrid system will allow drivers to fire up their own cars from inside cockpit. → Read More