Alex Tagliani matches his qualifying effort from last year
Blok, Estrela, Ruch, and Verra to pilot Van Diemen/Mazda at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Afterburner Autosport returns to action this week (October 10-11), taking part in the second annual Chris Griffis Memorial Mazda Road to Indy test at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Building on what was a solid debut season in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, the Minnesota-based squad will have four talented up-and-comers getting behind the wheel, with Danilo Estrela, Joe Ruch, Ryan Verra, and Nathan Blok taking part in the year-end event.
Pedrosa’s victory at Indianapolis means he closes the gap to Lorenzo in the championship
Dani Pedrosa won his second race of the season at Indianapolis Motor Speedway last Sunday, the Repsol Honda rider winning the race ahead of compatriot Jorge Lorenzo on the Yamaha Factory Racing M1, while Monster Yamaha Tech3’s Andrea Dovizioso notched his fifth podium finish of the year.
Pedrosa quickest on first day of Indy action
Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa was the quickest rider in Friday practice at Indianapolis, the Spaniard being the only rider to break into the 1’39 bracket on a green track surface that provided a stern challenge to the 23 riders contesting this weekend’s Indianapolis Grand Prix.
Indianapolis, USA race preview
The second of two races taking place on American soil this season will be held this Sunday at one of the most revered motorsport venues in the world, the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway, whose distinctive layout places significant demands on Bridgestone MotoGP™ tyres.
BGB Motorsports in the Grand-Am Continental Tire Series
This Friday July 27th, Jean-Francois Dumoulin with BGB Motorsports will be on the prestigious Indianapolis Motor Speedway circuit in Indiana, United-States. The Quebecer will be driving the n°38 Porsche for the fourth time this season in the Grand-Am Continental Tire Challenge GS Series events.
Indianapolis winners the thoroughbreds of NASCAR
Judging the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s degree of difficulty requires only a reading of past winners of the Crown Royal Presents The Curtiss Shaver 400 at the Brickyard. Fourteen of 18 races were won by past or future NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions.
Team owner Bryan Herta feels they accomplished the goal
With the chance to defend his 2011 Indianapolis 500 pole position, Alex Tagliani gave it everything during qualifying at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Pole Day. In what he described as ‘four of the hardest laps of my life,’ Tagliani qualified the Team Barracuda – BHA car in P11 with a four-lap average of 224.000 on Pole Day.
Opening Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway proved successful for Team Barracuda – BHA, both on and off the track.
The team started the season under Lotus power
With their sights set on consecutive victories at the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Team Barracuda – BHA is proud to announce a new partnership with American Honda and its Honda Performance Development (HPD) subsidiary for the remainder of the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series season.
Grand Prix of Miami Set for April 27-29
Next spring, Homestead-Miami Speedway will serve as host to the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series’ Grand Prix of Miami, with the Daytona Prototypes and Grand Touring classes both set to run in South Florida in April. The Grand Prix of Miami will take center stage as Race 3 of the 2012 campaign on the 2.3-mile road course.
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