Category Archive: IndyCar

Jun 30

Formula One stars Alonso, Vettel aren’t ruling out future drive in Indianapolis 500

The 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race is May 29, 2016

2015-06-07_0862 Competing in the Indianapolis 500 is enticing to Formula One stars Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel because of its status as one of the greatest races in motorsports, and both aren’t ruling out a future drive. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

Rahal breaks 124-race drought, wins MAVTV 500

Official Results for the MAVTV 500

Graham RahalAn Indy car racing-record 80 lead changes among 14 drivers was the precursor to a three-lap dash to the finish of the MAVTV 500 following a red flag. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

Take your pick: Who will deliver Ganassi’s 100th?

Four arms rise simultaneously in a subjective response to “Who will give Chip Ganassi Racing Teams its 100th Indy car victory?”

Scott Dixon & Tony KanaanScott Dixon, Tony Kanaan, Sage Karam and Charlie Kimball all could be correct, and the team owner would be pleased by any of the Verizon IndyCar Series drivers delivering the milestone. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

Gabby Chaves excited for MAVTV500 at Auto Club Speedway

Warm weather & high speeds will test teams

Bryan Herta Autosport logo The second leg of Indycar’s “Triple Crown” will be contested Saturday at 4:30pm ET at the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway just east of Los Angeles. 2015’s second 500-mile race will be a true test of man and machine as ambient temperatures are expected to be in the Mid-90’s.

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Jun 25

Downforce to compensate for forecast high temps

The rear wing mainplane angle must be set between 0 degrees and -10.5 degrees for the 250-lap race

Marco Andretti and Helio CastronevesThe superspeedway aerodynamic configuration for the MAVTV 500 on June 27 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., will remain as written in the Verizon IndyCar Series rulebook. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 18

Justin Wilson to tackle Pikes Peak Hill Climb with Honda

The event is June 28 up the 14,110-foot mountain in Colorado

Justin WilsonVerizon IndyCar Series driver Justin Wilson will tackle the Pikes Peak Hill Climb in the Honda-powered HPD ARX-04b LMP2 coupe that competed in the Rolex 24 at Daytona in January. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 17

Two career wins won’t cut it for Newgarden

Josef Newgarden was celebrated April 26 for his first Verizon IndyCar Series victory.

2015-06-14_142His second – in the Honda Indy Toronto on June 14 – also was celebrated though maybe more because of CFH Racing’s 1-2 finish with Luca Filippi.

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Jun 16

Filippi reintroduced with podium run in Toronto

Reintroducing Luca Filippi

2015-06-14_054He’s from Italy, was runner-up in the 2011 GP2 Series championship, has been a Sky Sport analyst for INDYCAR and Formula One races, is a Pirelli test driver, will be a father for the first time in July, and turns 30 on Aug. 9 – a week after the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio, where he made his Verizon IndyCar Series debut in August 2013.

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Jun 15

Honda Indy Toronto: Newgarden leads 1-2 CFH Racing finish in Toronto

Maybe a 1-2 CFH Racing finish in the Honda Indy Toronto will pave over recent disappointing Verizon IndyCar Series results

2015-06-14_142Josef Newgarden, who started 11th in the No. 67 Hartman Oil Chevrolet, led teammate Luca Filippi across the start-finish line by 1.4485 seconds in the exciting 85-lap race on the 1.755-mile, 11-turn Exhibition Place street circuit.

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Jun 13

Honda Indy Toronto: Power claims P1 Award, overtakes Mears for 5th

Qualification Results for the Honda Indy Toronto

2015-06-12_16289Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Will Power earned his second consecutive Verizon P1 Award and fifth of the season by recording the quickest lap of the Firestone Fast Six during qualifications for the Honda Indy Toronto.

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Jun 13

Honda Indy Toronto: Juan Pablo Montoya tops time sheet; .5547 separates top half

Honda Indy Toronto Practice 1 results

2015-06-12_16207Favorite son and two-time Toronto race winner Paul Tracy says that the call of Indy car drivers past is the same as it is today on the 1.755-mile, 11-turn Exhibition Place street circuit: “I don’t have enough grip.”

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Jun 12

Honda Indy Toronto: Organizers cut through the landscape changes

Dixon’s charge in Toronto carries some teeth

2015-06-11_15661There are a few things encroaching on the Honda Indy Toronto’s space at Exhibition Place, but as they have since 1986 organizers are adjusting. Scott Dixon is in the hunt for his fourth Verizon IndyCar Series championship.

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Jun 11

Honda Indy Toronto: Gabby Chaves and BHA look to continue top 10 finishing streak in Toronto

Gabby Chaves and the BHA team are looking to continue their mid-season streak

14-07-20_181 This weekend marks the last weekend of a grueling six-week stint on the Verizon Indycar Schedule that started with the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis in early May.

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Jun 11

Honda Indy Toronto announces IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe as Grand Marshal for 2015 event

Hinchcliffe is expected to make a full recovery from his injuries and is highly anticipating his return to racing.

Honda Indy Toronto logo Organizers of the 2015 Honda Indy Toronto are pleased to announce that local Canadian race car driver and mayor of Hinchtown, James Hinchcliffe, will serve as the Grand Marshal for the marquee Verizon IndyCar Series race taking place Sunday, June 14. Hinchcliffe was recently medically cleared to travel to Toronto. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Hinchcliffe: ‘I’m the luckiest unlucky guy’

“It’s fascinating and terrifying all at the same time”

James HinchcliffeVerizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe cringes each time he watches the video of his horrific May 18 crash during practice for the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 10

CTCC returns to the streets of Toronto for the 2015 Honda Indy Toronto 

On June 12 & 13, CTCC competitors will take to the track for rounds five and six in the third event of the season

CTCC logo The Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) presented by Continental Tire is pleased to be returning to Toronto after a four year sabbatical. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 10

BHA partners with Deltro Electric, a Canadian solar energy contractor

Leading Canadian Solar Company joins BHA

Bryan Herta Autosport logo Bryan Herta Autosport with Bowen Motorsports is proud to announce the addition of Deltro Electric Ltd (www.deltro.ca) of Toronto as an associate sponsor of the #98 Bowers & Wilkins Honda driven by Gabby Chaves in the Verizon IndyCar Series, for the remainder of this year.

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Jun 09

Hunters Landing in Toronto to host Hinchtown Hammerdown Canadian Launch

Beer Crafted for IndyCar Star James Hinchcliffe available in Canada

Hinchtown logo Canadian race fans and beer connoisseurs alike will finally have the opportunity to sample Hinchtown Hammerdown, the beer brewed in honour of four-time Verizon IndyCar Series race winner and hometown hero James Hinchcliffe, as it officially launches in Canada this Friday with a tasting party from 6pm-10pm at Hunters Landing on 82 Fort York Boulevard, Toronto, 12th June. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

The Trews to sing the national anthems during opening ceremonies for the 2015 Honda Indy Toronto

Award-winning Canadian rock stars and legendary live band

Honda Indy Toronto logo Organizers of the 2015 Honda Indy Toronto announce that The Trews will sing the Canadian and US national anthems during opening ceremonies for the marquee Verizon IndyCar Series race taking place Sunday, June 14. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

Dixon cruises to victory in fast-paced Firestone 600

Official Results for the Firestone 600

Scott DixonScott Dixon made his victory in the Firestone 600 look easy, though the three-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion said it was one of the most hotly-contested and unpredictable in recent memory at Texas Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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