McGregor will pilot the No. 33
The third edition of the Team Canada Scholarship will grow to include two young Canadian drivers.
The focus will continue to be the world renown Formula Ford Festival held at Brands Hatch, England in late October. After a very successful debut in 2011 with the first Canadian on pole for the final and leading the early laps, the program continued in 2012 and once again showcased the talent that Canada has in the junior formula car ranks.
The driver of the No. 27 Go Daddy entry is bringing a ‘substance first’ approach to his new opportunity at Andretti Autosport
Sunday, February 12
James Hinchcliffe missed appearing at last year’s Canadian Motorsports Expo because he was taking part in an IndyCar test at Florida’s Sebring International Raceway. In the time since that test, Hinchcliffe has been extremely busy, and he’ll have a lot to talk about when he takes to the CME’s Mazda Stage on Sunday, February 12.
At the Canadian Motorsports Expo
Race fans attending the Canadian Motorsports Expo presented by Inside Track will have an exclusive opportunity to have an up-close look at the new 2012 Dallara DW12 IndyCar. This is the first time Canadian race fans and journalists in Canada will have the chance to view the long awaited car.
Alex Tagliani ranked 23rd
A multi-car incident brought Mike Conway’s race at the Toronto street circuit to a premature end, leaving the Andretti Autosport driver unable to convert one of his strongest qualifying performances into Championship points.
“I’m gutted not to have qualified for the Indy 500 this year.”
Long Beach winner Mike Conway narrowly missed out on qualifying for this weekend’s Indy 500 after a dramatic Bump Day at the historic track. Electric storms and torrential rain had caused disruption to both practice and qualifying sessions over the past week, and yesterday’s Bump Day was also rain affected.
Takuma Sato came up 10 minutes short of potentially claiming his first IZOD IndyCar Series victory
Tagliani in 19th place
Will Power, not usually one to pay attention to time, said “obrigado.”Power, the pole sitter and re-start leader of the rain-postponed Itaipava São Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestle, came into the pits for a splash of fuel on Lap 36 (the race resumed on Lap 15).
Alex Tagliani finishes 5th
Tagliani a distant 23rd place
Initially anyway, Dario Franchitti will be boxed in by three Team Penske cars and three Andretti Autosport cars in the Indy Japan 300. Extricating himself will require a give-and-take effort — give it his all over 200 laps and take whatever breaks fall in his lap to further fill the 17-point championship crevice heading into the season finale Oct. 2 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
At Autobahn Country Club Sunday
Polesitter Sage Karam of Nazareth, Pa. led all 12 laps to win Round 8 of the “Cooper Tires Presents the USF2000 National Championship Powered by Mazda” in convincing fashion Sunday afternoon during the Harrah’s Autobahn Grand Prix Presented by Mazda at the Autobahn Country Club.
FAZZT Race Team driver Alex Tagliani was sixth fastest today
Tagliani posted his fastest lap time on his final run around the 2.816-kilometer street course with a time 1 minute 02.3935 seconds for an average speed of 162.968 km/h. That lap time at the end of the session propelled the Bowers & Wilkins Hot Wheels driver from 11th on the time sheet to fourth.
At New Jersey Motorsports Park on Friday
Point leader Sage Karam of Nazareth, Pa. set the fastest lap of the day and topped both 30-minute practice sessions for the “Cooper Tires Presents the USF2000 National Championship Powered by Mazda” Friday at Thunderbolt Raceway at New Jersey Motorsports Park.
Saturday afternoon at Iowa Speedway
Polesitter Sage Karam of Nazareth, Pa. led all 50 laps and posted a 7.364-second victory over Raphael Abbate of Sao Paulo, Brazil Saturday afternoon in Round 4 of the “Cooper Tires Presents the USF2000 National Championship Powered by Mazda” on Iowa Speedway’s 0.875-mile trioval.
An extention of the Andretti Autosport driver’s deal with the team
ICM, Inc. and Green Plains Renewable Energy, both industry leaders in the development and production of biofuels in the U.S., are teaming up to sponsor the No. 37 Ethanol USA-Team IZOD car from Andretti Autosport driven by Ryan Hunter-Reay for this weekend’s Iowa Corn Indy 250 at Iowa Speedway, extending the Andretti Autosport driver’s deal with the team.
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