Tag Archive: Michael Andretti

Apr 14

Haas driver Busch says no to F1

Busch warned that Haas is “serious” about his new F1 adventure.

Kurt Busch - photo © NASCAR via Getty Images Kurt Busch, a leading Nascar driver, has ruled himself out of the running to enter F1 next year with Gene Haas. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

Red Bull not ruling out Formula E entry

“We will look again at this series and re-evaluate after the first season”

FIA Formula E Championship Red Bull has admitted it might consider joining the FIA’s new electric single seater series, Formula E. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

Michael Andretti eyes F1 ‘customer cars’ – father

“I have already spoken with Bernie Ecclestone about it” – Mario

2012-06-10_0447Michael Andretti would get involved in formula one as a team owner if the sport allowed ‘customer cars’ on the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

Long Beach bosses deny F1 rumours

 ”Why would they sell it?”

2012-04-15 - IndyCar [Bill Brennan]The bosses of the iconic US street race have denied reports formula one is interested in adding Long Beach to its annual calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

Andretti doubts F1 heading back to Long Beach

“Why would they sell it?”

Marcel Lafontaine FormulaTour - Michael Andretti Indy Car - Nathan Blok 2012 championMichael Andretti, a leading motor racing figure in the US, has played down reports F1 could add the iconic Long Beach race to its own annual calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Richard Foley to be inducted to “Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame”

Saturday night in Toronto

Richard Foley à DaytonaCanadian Motorsports Hall of FameFollowing his participation as honorary flagman at the NAPA 100 last summer, held at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on Ile Notre-Dame, now Richard “Dick” Foley will be inducted into the “Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame” next Saturday in Toronto along with other Canadians and Michael Andretti ( in international category). The 18th edition of the CMHOF gala is expected to be attended by over 300 guests. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Milwaukee Mile race added for 2012

An extra oval race has been added to the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series calendar

Milwaukee Mile 2012-02-12IZOD IndyCar Pace CarWith the confirmation that the championship will return to the Milwaukee Mile on June 16.The IZOD IndyCar Series has gained an additional event for 2012, with confirmation that the series will be returning to the Milwaukee Mile oval track in mid-June after all. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

Newman/Haas Racing closes its door

Loss of Newman/Haas Racing  team shocking

Newman Haas RacingNewman-Haas IndyCarIn these tough economic times, the Indy car racing community has come to expect attrition during the offseason. But losing the sport’s second most successful team is a big shock. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 16

India and Red Bull collect wins for F1 at awards

Formula one has collected two category wins at this year’s Professional Motor Sport World Expo awards.

BuddhInternational CircuitIndia’s new Buddh circuit won in the best circuit category, while Red Bull’s title-winning RB7 took the plaudit for car of the year. The winners were decided by a judging panel including figures such as Gary Anderson, Michael Andretti and Pascal Vasselon, and announced during a ceremony in Cologne.
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Apr 17

Conway comes all the way back in Long Beach Indy race (+result)

Alex Tagliani finishes 5th

Mike Conway Long Beach victoryIZOD - IndyCar seriesMike Conway had led one IZOD IndyCar Series race prior to the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach — the 2010 Indianapolis 500 — and we all know how that turned out.

Flagworld’s Bill Brennan photo album from Long Beach

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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 »

Feb 02

Mike Conway signs with Andretti Autosport for a fulltime IndyCar drive in 2011

Returning to competition after sustaining serious and season-ending injuries

Mike ConwayAndretti Autosport logoAndretti Autosport announced today that it is has signed Englishman Mike Conway to a full-season drive in one of the team’s IZOD IndyCar Series entries for 2011.

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Jan 15

Hinchcliffe set for second Newman/Haas racing test

Having made his test debut in an IndyCar last month

James Hinchcliffe Sebring2008-06-29_0085Canada’s James Hinchcliffe will return for a second two-day test outing with Newman/Haas Racing next week, Thursday 20th – Friday 21st January, once again at the Sebring International Raceway in Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

Tickets to Honda Indy Toronto 2011 now on sale

Fans invited to celebrate 25 years of racing

2010-07-17_3A7413Honda Indy Toronto 25 years logoTickets to the 2011 Honda Indy Toronto are now on sale to the general public, a full eight months before the flagship event is set to take place. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Karam rules Thursday’s race at Road Atlanta

He clinches USF2000 Driver Championship

Fifteen-year-old Sage Karam of Nazareth, Pa. clinched the driver championship in the Championship class of the “Cooper Tires Presents the USF2000 National Championship Powered by Mazda” Thursday afternoon at Road Atlanta when he led all 19 laps in his Andretti Autosport No. 8 Van Diemen Mazda sponsored by the Michael Fux Foundation, Comfort Revolution, Bell Helmets, Alpine Stars, Walters Web and Artrotondo.com. Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

Conquest Racing defies the odds

With rookie drivers in their first Indianapolis 500

Indianapolis 500 - Indy 500 There was much uncertainty heading into Indianapolis 500 Bump Day qualifying last weekend as to who would be in the 33-car field for this year’s race and who would be left on the sidelines. Some may have thought that Conquest Racing, with not just one but two rookie drivers, may end up on the outside looking in. But at the end of the day, Conquest may have surprised some with its pair of rookies outpacing some highly skilled veterans and assuring themselves a start in their first Indianapolis 500. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Sage Karam leads every lap Sunday

To beat Fielding and McKenna in USF2000 cction at St. Pete Grand Prix

Sage Karam of Nazareth, Pa. concluded a perfect weekend at the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on Sunday morning by leading all 20 laps of Round 2 of the USF2000 National Championship, which is presented by Cooper Tires and powered by Mazda. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 05

IndyCar: Hunter-Reay in No. 37

Ryan Hunter-Reay will compete with Andretti Autosport

With Phillips-Van Heusen’s IZOD brand as the primary sponsor of the No. 37 entry during the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series season. Hunter-Reay’s schedule is still in development, but will include the Indianapolis 500 and races before and after the May 30 event. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Fifteen-year-old Zach Veach and Jensen MotorSport join forces

For historic season in 2010 Atlantic Championship

With the 23rd annual Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Show as the backdrop, Zach Veach and Jensen MotorSport announced today that Veach will compete in the 2010 Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda. The 15-year-old driver will be the youngest in the 37-year history of the series. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 30

Danica Patrick signs multi-year deal to stay in IRL

With restructured Andretti Autosport

There are plenty of reasons why Danica Patrick stays in the news. If it’s not her famous temper, photo shoots for Sports Illustrated or racy television commercials, it’s her impressive results on the race track. She is, after all, the first woman to win an Indy race and, after finishing third at the Brickyard this year, the most successful woman to race the Indy 500. But lately the news has centered over the future of her racing career. Read the rest of this entry »

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