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Jan 11

FAZZT Race Team please with return of the Edmonton Indy Race

Following today’s announcement

FAZZT Race TeamEdmonton IndyThe FAZZT Race Team is pleased with the announcement that an agreement was reached in order to return the Edmonton Indy race to the IZOD IndyCar Series 2011 season schedule. Quotes from the team are presented below for the use by the media. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

FAZZT tests Chinese driver Ho-Pin Tung (+ photos)

Team to run multiple entries in 2011  

Fazzt Race Team - Ho Pin Tung 01Fazzt Race Team - Ho Pin Tung 02Chinese Formula One reserve and test driver, Ho-Pin Tung, made sporting history this weekend as he officially becomes the first Chinese licensed driver to take the wheel of an IndyCar by testing with the FAZZT Race Team at Sebring International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

Alex Tagliani returns to Japan after an eight-year hiatus

IZOD IndyCar Series race: 16 of 17

Alex Tagliani - 2010-09-05Drivers of the IZOD IndyCar Series will compete this weekend in the penultimate race of the 2010 season at the 2.414-km Twin Ring Motegi tri-oval located 130 kilometers north of Tokyo in Japan. For FAZZT Race Team driver Alex Tagliani, this will be his fourth visit at the oval track, but his first in Japan since 2002 where he posted his career-best oval track result with a second-place finish. The Canadian driver has scored three poles in 37 oval track starts: Brazil in 2000; Fontana, California in 2001; and Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 2003.

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Sep 05

Kentucky Speedway race report (+teams & drivers report)

Brazilian Helio Castroneves won the race, Tagliani 15thAlex Tagliani - 2010-09-05

Against all odds, Brazilian Helio Castroneves won the race crossing the finish line more than 13 seconds ahead of polesitter Ed Carpenter. Team Penske’s race strategy worked its magic during his fuel economy run near the end of the event as all his opponents had to pit for a splash of fuel in the closing moments of the 200-lap affair. Dan Wheldon finished third ahead of Tony Kanaan and Dario Franchitti. Marco Andretti came in sixth, followed by Scott Dixon and Will Power. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Chicagoland Speedway race report (+teams & drivers report)

“I think we had the car to beat” – Alex Tagliani

During a race restart on Saturday night’s PEAK Antifreeze & Motor Oil Indy 300 held at the 2.086-kilometer D-shaped tri-oval Chicagoland Speedway, Canadian driver was punted out of the race following an incident between Brazilian Vitor Meira and Hideki Mutoh of Japan. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 08

Dario Franchitti wins in Mid-Ohio (+teams & drivers reports)

Alex Tagliani 4th

Alex Tagliani - 2010-08-08Dario Franchitti always is looking to the “next” in the IZOD IndyCar Series: Next race, next victory, next championship. For the student of motorsports history, however, it’s important to put his victory in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio presented by Westfield Insurance into perspective – with a little “next” worked in. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 07

Tagliani 14th, FAZZT Race Team pleased with progress during qualifying at Mid-Ohio

Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio qualifying report

Alex Tagliani - 2010-08-07FAZZT Race Team driver Alex Tagliani was happy with the progress the team has made so far this weekend at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course as the gap between them and the leading teams seems to be shrinking every time they go on track. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 06

Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Friday Report

Race: 12 of 17

Alex Tagliani - 2010-08-06FAZZT Race Team driver Alex Tagliani finished 22nd overall in Friday’s practice leading to Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. Tagliani’s quickest lap was posted on the 19th of 22 laps he completed today, when he went around the 3.634-kilometer Mid-Ohio road course in 1 minute 09.2814 seconds for an average speed of 188.824 km/h. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

FAZZT to support ONE DROP Initiatives

FAZZT & Alex Tagliani lend support to Canadian based “One Drop”

One DropFAZZT Race TeamIZOD IndyCar Series FAZZT Race Team and Canadian driver, Alex Tagliani are proud to lend their support to Montreal-based non-governmental organization ONE DROP. The ONE DROP logo has been on display on the No.77 FAZZT Bowers & Wilkins Hot Wheels entry starting with the Canadian races on the IZOD IndyCar series circuit at the Honda Indy Toronto (July 17-19) and Honda Indy Edmonton (July 23-25) Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 02

Watkins Glen: Camping World Grand Prix preview

Alex Tagliani looking forward to a change of pace at Watkins Glen

2009-08-09_058Following a four-oval race sequence, the IZOD IndyCar Series returns to road course on this national holiday weekend for the sixth edition of the Camping World Grand Prix at the Glen. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

Hot Wheels Partners with FAZZT Race Team and Alex Tagliani

One-of-a-kind #77 Indy Racing League® Hot Wheels® racecar to be unveiled in Toronto on July 14th

Hot WheelsHot Wheels® and the FAZZT Race Team are excited to announce a partnership that is sure to race straight to the hearts of IndyCar fans across Canada. This July, at the Honda Indy Toronto and Honda Indy Edmonton, FAZZT Race Team driver and the only Canadian scheduled to race in all IndyCar races this year, Alex Tagliani, will be racing in a brand new Honda IndyCar, customized in Hot Wheels® style. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 20

Alex Tagliani finishes 12th at the Iowa Corn Indy 250

Tony Kanaan Wins the Iowa Corn Indy 250

Alex Tagliani - 2010-06-20FAZZT Race Team was hoping for a better outcome to close out the first oval track portion of the 2010 schedule, but Canadian driver Alex Tagliani wound up in 12th place, two laps behind race winner Tony Kanaan in round 8 of the IZOD IndyCar Series held Sunday on the 1.408-kilometer Iowa Speedway Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

Alex Tagliani will start from row 10 in Texas

Texas Firestone 550K Qualifying Report

Alex Tagliani - 2010-06-04 - TexasAlex Tagliani was unable to repeat the qualifying feats of his last two races in Kansas and Indianapolis, qualifying his FAZZT Race Team Dallara 20th overall in Friday’s session held at the Texas Motor Speedway 2.414-kilometer banked oval. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 04

FAZZT announces new Chief Operating Officer

FAZZT COO announcement

FAZZT Race TeamThe FAZZT Race Team announced today that team General Manager Rob Edwards has been named Chief Operating Officer of the FAZZT Race Team. Those responsibilities will include overseeing the commercial operations and sales division of the FAZZT Race Team. Edwards replaces former COO Jim Freudenberg who resigned his position earlier this month for personal reasons. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 04

Alex Tagliani looking forward to Texas

Texas Firestone 550K Pre-Race Report

Alex Tagliani 2010-06-03“I’m actually very excited and looking forward to Texas,” said Tagliani. “After Kansas and Indy we have a lot of back to back ovals and I have this feeling, unless I’m totally wrong, that we’re now more complete as a team than anyone expected.”

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