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Sauber signs up female driver de Silvestro
KV Racing Technology announced Swiss IndyCar driver Simona De Silvestro for the 2013 IZOD IndyCar season
De Silvestro joins KV Racing Technology
De Silvestro joins current driver Tony Kanaan, making the team a two-car entry. This will be the first time De Silvestro has had the opportunity of running with a teammate since moving up to the IndyCar series in 2010. She brings with her the Nuclear Clean Air Energy campaign sponsorship.
Intense engine testing continues as the IZOD IndyCar Series prepares for an incredible new season.
Team Barracuda – BHA driver Alex Tagliani took to the road course of Homestead Miami-Speedway on Monday and Tuesday for the second in a series of engine tests for the brand new, Lotus-powered Dallara DW12.
Barnett Pro Contractor Supplies heading into season finale
Simona De Silvestro, who finds herself just 18 points out of the lead for IndyCar “Rookie of the Year”, heads to the season finale this Saturday with a new partner. HVM Racing has signed new sponsor, Barnett, one of the nation’s leading distributors of plumbing, electrical, HVAC and hardware products.
Alex Tagliani 4th
Dario 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.
Simona De Silvestro’s race for “Indycar rookie of the year”
With six races left in the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series season, the race for this year’s rookie points champion is quickly approaching the finish line, creating a strong sense of urgency for series rookie Simona De Silvestro and her Team Stargate Worlds/HVM Racing crew.
Under perfect weather conditions and starting in her best qualifying position this year, 7th place
Simona De Silvestro and the Team Stargate Worlds/HVM Racing crew were eager to begin the Honda Indy Edmonton on a positive note in her quest for the 2010 “Rookie of the Year” award. As the green flag dropped Simona immediately picked up a position and by lap # 7 she had a 2.3 second gap between her and the 7th spot of E.J. Viso.
Alex Tagliani ready for take off in Edmonton
+Team Stargate Worlds/HVM Racing Edmonton race preview
Canadian driver Alex Tagliani of the FAZZT race team is ready for the race weekend to take off on the 3.154 km temporary street course that is the Edmonton City Centre Airport circuit, for the third IZOD IndyCar Series sanctioned running of the Honda Indy Edmonton and the second of two consecutive races on Canadian soil.
Following a race contact, Alex Tagliani ends up 17th in Toronto
Justin Wilson had it all in his corner with 20 laps left in the Honda Indy Toronto: Firestone alternate tires on the No. 22 Z-Line Designs car, plenty of ethanol in the tank and a 3.1-second lead over Team Penske’s Will Power.
Tagliani posted third best time
Scott Dixon was quickest in opening practice for this weekend’s Honda Indy Toronto IndyCar street race, despite tangling with Takuma Sato at the end of the hour. Contact between Dixon and Sato at Turn 6 resulted in the KV car spin around in front of Dixon’s Ganassi Dallara and come to a halt blocking it. The following Bertrand Baguette (Conquest) then slid into the rear of Dixon’s car in the traffic jam.
His second of the 2010 season
Ryan Briscoe claimed his second pole position of 2010 in qualifying for the IndyCar Series’ Texas night race. The Penske driver’s speed of 215.273mph held on despite strong challenges from Ganassi’s Dario Franchitti and points leader Will Power (Penske), who completed the top three.
Team Stargate Worlds/HVM Racing rookie is honored
After a whirlwind 2 weeks of Pre-Indy 500 media activities, finally concluding it with a respectable 14th place finish, the momentum continues for Team Stargate Worlds/HVM Racing rookie driver Simona De Silvestro. It was announced at the 2010 Indy 500 Awards Banquet that the talented 21 year old had been selected to be the recipient of the 2010 Indianapolis 500 Chase Rookie of the Year Award.
Top-10 Finish for Tagliani at the Indy 500
In a race that was played in the pit lane and where many on track incidents changed the course of the race, FAZZT Race Team driver Alex Tagliani stayed out of trouble to finish 10th in the Indy 500 race held Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Starting from fifth on the grid, the Canadian driver ran in the top four in the first segment of the race.
Alex Tagliani & FAZZT Race Team Indianapolis 500 Race Sunday news (+ team practice report and race preview)
First practice laps at Indy in 2010 productive for Vision Racing
Conquest Racing drivers complete Rookie Orientation
Castroneves on top as Indy practice opens
Simona De Silvestro makes successful debut at IMS
The girl is electric
Entergy Nuclear sponsors Team Stargate Worlds/HVM Racing #78 entryfor the 95th Running of the Indianapolis 500. With an average starting position of 13th, this Swiss IZOD IndyCar Series rookie has not only captured the attention and respect of her competitors, but the hearts of IndyCar fans as well so it makes sense that the second-largest provider of nuclear-generated electricity in the U.S., Entergy, would call upon the “Swiss Miss” to once again be the brand ambassador for “Nuclear Clean Air Energy.”