Tag Archive: IndyCar Series

Feb 05

Hinchcliffe set for Toronto TV & Radio Take Over

IndyCar star ready for co-host duties on Breakfast Television & Prime Time Sports with Bob McCown

James Hinchcliffe As the 2014 IndyCar Series gets set to roar back into life next month, Andretti Autosport racer, James Hinchcliffe, heads back to Canada this week to put his co-hosting skills to the test on TV and radio. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 09

Honda Indy Toronto announces support series line-up for 2014′s 2inT.O.

Robby Gordon’s SPEED Energy Stadium Super trucks to return by popular demand

2014 Honda Indy Toronto 2inT.O. logo Organizers of the Honda Indy Toronto have announced the support series line-up for its 2014 event, taking place this summer from July 18-20. The event will feature a thrilling and diverse line-up of on-track entertainment to complement the two full-points IndyCar Series races headlining the weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 17

2inT.O. returns to the 2014 Honda Indy Toronto from July 18-20

“The 2013 edition of the Honda Indy Toronto was a historic one”

2014 Honda Indy Toronto 2inT.O. logo Event organizers announced today that, following a successful event weekend in 2013, 2inT.O. will return to the Honda Indy Toronto.

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May 02

A Two-Seater IndyCar ride – Suited up and ready for the ride of his life!

Suited up and ready for the ride of his life!

Watkins Glen , 2- Seater Indy Racing Experience Gail Shankland, Iain Shankland © 2013 TravelBloggers.caAs a race fan going back to when I could barely walk – just being able to say I’ve “been there” is a thrill and an honour. To have been driven around the track in an IndyCar 2-seater is without a doubt a dream-come-true and something I’ll never forget. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 09

Barracuda Networks to return as primary sponsor for Bryan Herta Autosport

Known for exceptional performance, Barracuda Networks is a critical part of where technology has come and where it will continue to go.

Barracuda Networks logoBarracuda Racing logoBryan Herta Autosport is proud to announce that Barracuda Networks will continue to be the primary sponsor for the team’s 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series No. 98 “Barracuda Racing” entry. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Team Barracuda-BHA Long Beach preview

Long Beach Pre-Race Notes & Quotes: Alex Tagliani has sights set high for the Streets of Long Beach

Team Barracuda - BHA logoTeam Barracuda - BHA - Alex Tagliani side“After leaving the Barber weekend, we all felt the disappointment, but finishing a weekend like that without being able to start the race makes the excitement to go to Long Beach even greater. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

Barrichello not ruling out Ferrari return

“I want the fans to understand that I don’t have any hard feelings.”

Rubens Barrichello 2012-01-312012-03-16 - Australian Grand Prix 2012 Friday #5 300Just after backing his friend and countryman to bounce back, Rubens Barrichello has refused to rule out returning to formula one to replace the struggling Felipe Massa. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 02

Rubens Barrichello has finally confirmed reports he will race in America’s premier open wheeler Indycar series in 2012.

Barrichello confirms Indycar move for 2012

Randy Bernard - Rubens BarrichelloRubens Barrichello KV Racing seat fittingAfter 19 consecutive seasons in formula one, the 39-year-old Brazilian makes the switch with the backing of the sponsor BMC Brasil Maquinas. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 08

Barrichello to announce Indy future next week

Rubens Barrichello is set to decide next week whether he will switch from formula one to the Indycar series for 2012.

Rubens Barrichello KV Racing seat fittingIZOD - IndyCar seriesF1′s longest-serving veteran has been left without a race seat this season, but he recently enjoyed an Indy test with the KV team, in which his close friend Tony Kanaan is involved. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Ranger, Tagliani, Villeneuve and Dufault to drive Dodge cars this weekend

More than thirty Dodge cars to compete in NASCAR racing at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

Dodge logo2011-08-17_0024Dodge drivers include: Andrew Ranger, Alex Tagliani, Jacques Villeneuve and Maryeve Dufault. Dodge Red will be the dominant colour both on the track and off at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montréal this weekend. A total of 30 Dodge race cars are entered in the two NASCAR Series races.

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Mar 23

Hinchcliffe targets IndyCar seat

Canadian focused on long term future 

Indycar - James HinchcliffeIZOD - IndyCar seriesJames Hinchcliffe left little doubt after last week’s final IndyCar Series test that should he secure a full-time ride in North America’s premier open-wheel category, the Canadian would be a front-runner. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

Mario Andretti ‘tempted’ by comeback

To make a sensational comeback in the sport later this year

Mario AndrettiIZOD - IndyCar seriesMotor racing legend Mario Andretti has admitted that he could be ‘tempted’ to return from retirement for one last roll of the dice in the IndyCar Series’ unique 2011 Las Vegas finale… Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 02

2010 IndyLights champion JK Vernay has not given up hope

“Today, I’m free of all contracts and 100% ready”

Jean-Karl VernayJean-Karl Vernay The 2011 IndyCar Series will kick off in a month’s time on the St Petersburg circuit, the one on which JK Vernay won first time out on American soil twelve months ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 02

2010 IndyLights champion JK Vernay has not given up hope

In the eyes of the media and his numerous supporters the step up to the top category seemed a logical one

Jean-Karl Vernay IndyLightsThe 2011 IndyCar Series will kick off in a month’s time on the St Petersburg circuit, the one on which JK Vernay won first time out on American soil twelve months ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

Baguette no longer looking for F1 seat

“Instead, I am focused on Indycar”

Bertrand BaguetteRenault World SeriesBertrand Baguette has revealed he is no longer on the market for a formula one seat. As the new Renault World Series champion, the 24-year-old Belgian tested with the Renault team and also Sauber late last year. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 15

Alex Tagliani is back on familiar grounds this weekend in Toronto

Honda Indy Toronto Pre-Race Report

2010-07-15 - Alex TaglianiCanadian driver Alex Tagliani is back on familiar grounds this weekend with the running of the Honda Indy Toronto, the first of two consecutive IndyCar races on Canadian soil. Even though this is only the second time that the IndyCar Series has competed in Canada’s largest city, Tagliani will be making his tenth start in America’s top open wheel series since 2000, having run in both Champ Car and IndyCar over the course of the last 10 years. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Tracy gets D&R seat for Watkins Glen

PT will take over for Rahal at the Glen

Paul Tracy will become the latest driver to substitute for Mike Conway at Dreyer & Reinbold in next weekend’s IndyCar Series race at Watkins Glen. The 2003 Champ Car champion is already committed to racing in Toronto and Edmonton with KV Racing, but will join Dreyer & Reinbold for a warm-up run at the Glen, replacing Graham Rahal. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 04

IndyCar announces 2012 engine formula

The IndyCar Series’ 2012 engine formula will see a return to turbocharged power

This will allow manufacturers greater freedom to choose their engine configuration. The Indy Racing League announced the spec for its new-generation engine rules on Wednesday. It has yet to reveal which of the five competing chassis concepts – or what combination thereof – has been chosen for the 2012 package, although the league says an announcement on that front will be made June 30. 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 »

May 23

Tagliani will start from Row 2 at the Indianapolis 500

Tagliani 5th

Alex Tagliani 2010-05-22 1AlexPenske Racing driver Helio Castroneves (366.883 km/h) will lead of the field of 33 drivers at the 94th running of the Indy 500 for the fourth time of his career on Sunday, May 30 ahead of teammate Will Power (366.250 lm/h) and Chip Ganassi Racing driver Dario Franchitti (365.304 km/h). Read the rest of this entry »

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