Category Archive: IndyCar

Dec 07

Celebrations complete, it’s back to work for champion Pagenaud

Everywhere he went, he was referred as “Simon Pagenaud – 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series champion.”

Simon PagenaudIt was another beautiful fall day in Mooresville, N.C., when Simon Pagenaud pulled into the Team Penske parking lot in his Porsche Cayman S. It was back to work for Pagenaud, who has seemingly been celebrating his 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series championship since taking the checkered flag in the final race of the season more than two months ago – at the Go Pro Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sept. 18. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 06

Alexander Rossi joins ICM Partners 

Alexander Rossi will partner with leading talent agency ICM Partners

Brett Pacis, Rory Platt, Bennett Sherman, Lauren Williams, Alexander Rossi, Jonathan Perelman The 2016 Indy 500 winner will join the roster of talent on ICM Partners’ books, with the company representing key figures within the entertainment industry. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 06

Rainguard Water Sealers to sponsor Texas INDYCAR race

The multiyear deal for “America’s Original Nighttime IndyCar Race” begins with the night race scheduled for June 10

Rainguard Water Sealsers 600Rainguard Water Sealers, a rapidly growing private water sealant and graffiti protection coating company, has signed a three-year agreement with Texas Motor Speedway to become the entitlement sponsor of the annual Verizon IndyCar Series race held in June at the 1.455-mile high-banked oval. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 05

Between karting and Race Of Champions, Montoya keeping busy

The offseason is no reason for Juan Pablo Montoya to stay away from a racetrack

Juan Pablo MontoyaGo-karts are keeping the Colombian busy as he works with his son Sebastian, an aspiring 11-year-old racer who has been at it for four years and has competed and defeated older drivers as far away as in Europe. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

Tickets for 101st Indianapolis 500 on sale now

“Many fans jumped at the chance to renew their tickets after this year’s historic race”

Indianapolis Motor SpeedwayTickets for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil went on sale today, along with the entire 2017 Indianapolis Motor Speedway month of May schedule that includes the IndyCar Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

FRP at the SuperNats

It was the 20th annual edition of the SuperNats

FRP at the SuperNats Formula Race Promotions (FRP) officials, teams and drivers recently descended on Las Vegas, Nevada for the annual Superkarts! USA SuperNationals (SuperNats), an annual world-famous karting race.  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

Tickets for Honda Indy Toronto Go on Sale to the Public Tuesday, Nov. 29

Champions Club Experience Available for a Limited Time

Honda Indy Toronto logo The countdown is officially on for the 31st edition of Honda Indy Toronto at Exhibition Place, July 14-16, 2017.  Ticket sales will open to the general public starting on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 at 10 a.m. EST.  Fans can visit www.hondaindy.com or call 1-877-725-8849 to place their 2017 order.

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Nov 22

DHL Express becomes Official Logistics 
Provider for the Race Of Champions

DHL Express has signed an agreement to become Official Logistics Provider for the Race Of Champions

DHL Express becomes Official Logistics 
Provider for the Race Of Champions DHL Express will be the Official Logistics Provider for the first Race Of Champions on American soil – inside Marlins Park in Miami on January 21-22, 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 21

Three Andretti drivers named to Race Of Champions Team USA

Hunter-Reay, Rossi and Speed Selected to 2017 ROC Miami Roster

Three Andretti drivers named to Race Of Champions Team USA Three Andretti Autosport drivers will battle head-to-head with the some of the fastest motor sports drivers from around the world when Race Of Champions (ROC) comes to American soil for the first time in its 27 years of running.

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Nov 15

Montoya comfortable with Indy 500-only decision

“To be honest with you, you can’t beat Penske.”

2015-06-14_18485 Juan Pablo Montoya had fulltime interest elsewhere but came to a simple conclusion in deciding to return to Team Penske for a one-off ride in the 2017 Indianapolis 500.

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Nov 07

Indianapolis 500 winner Alexander Rossi joins double Global Rallycross Champion Scott Speed at ROC Miami

Rossi won this year’s 100th running of the Indianapolis 500

Indianapolis 500 winner Alexander Rossi joins double Global Rallycross Champion Scott Speed at ROC Miami 2016 Indianapolis 500 winner Alexander Rossi and reigning Global Rallycross Champion Scott Speed will compete at January’s Race Of Champions inside Miami’s Marlins Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 03

Young racers to take on legends Petter Solberg, Marcus Grönholm and Kenny Bräck at ROC Factor Scandinavia

First ROC Factor event in Sweden to be held as part of Monster Jam® Stockholm

Young racers to take on legends Solberg, Grönholm and Bräck at ROC Factor ScandinaviaTwo young Swedish racers will have the chance to take on some of the biggest stars of motor sport in the ROC Factor Scandinavia Final, a featured highlight of Monster Jam at Stockholm’s Friends Arena on November 12, 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

Alexander Rossi honored as NIASHF Athlete of the Year

“This has been another fantastic year in my career and it’s truly an honor to accept the NIASHF Athlete of the Year award” – Alexander Rossi

Alexander Rossi Alexander Rossi will be honored with the prestigious 2016 Athlete of the Year award to add to his accolades following a sensational debut Verizon IndyCar Series season with Andretti Autosport and Honda.

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Oct 30

Pagenaud enjoys hero’s welcome with champion’s tour of France (+video)

“Paris is like Indy car racing”

Simon PagenaudAfter earning the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series championship with his race win at the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma in September, Simon Pagenaud didn’t let off the throttle. Within days of the title, he completed a media tour in New York City and another in Indianapolis before being presented with the prestigious Astor Cup at the INDYCAR Championship Celebration. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 25

Formula 1 great Felipe Massa joins exciting 
line-up for Race Of Champions in Miami

Brazilian Formula 1 racer Felipe Massa has joined the stunning field of driving stars

2016-10-23_72671 Eleven-time Formula 1 grand prix winner Felipe Massa is the latest driver to sign up for January’s Race Of Champions in Miami’s Marlins Park.

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Oct 25

Rossi reuniting with karting coach for SuperNationals

Conor Daly, who battled Rossi all season long for top rookie honors, is also scheduled to compete in the SuperNationals

Alexander RossiReigning Indianapolis 500 winner and Verizon IndyCar Series rookie of the year Alexander Rossi will join his first karting coach, Matt Jaskol, to race for Italian team Factory CRG in this year’s SKUSA SuperNationals karting event next month in Las Vegas. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 21

Phoenix testing focuses on proper tire, aero setup for 2017 race

Following an 11-year absence, INDYCAR returned to the oval in the desert this past season

Helio CastronevesFollowing a successful return to the iconic Phoenix International Raceway during the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season, five driver/car combinations tested Tuesday on the mile oval in Avondale, Ariz., in an effort to make the 2017 race even more exciting. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

Newgarden slides right into Team Penske role with Gateway test

He was wearing Simon Pagenaud’s firesuit

Josef NewgardenHe was driving Helio Castroneves’ car. Josef Newgarden was certainly doing his part to meld into the team aspect of Team Penske. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 13

Bourdais and friends join Dale Coyne Racing for 2017

Two years of offseason uncertainty had Sebastien Bourdais yearning for team stability

Sebastien BourdaisDale Coyne wanted a driver who can win to boost his Verizon IndyCar Series team’s profile. Dale Coyne Racing announced today the signing of Bourdais, who is tied for sixth on the all-time Indy car victory list with 35 and drove the past three years for KVSH Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 12

Rossi and Jaskol team up with Factory CRG at SKUSA SuperNationals 

“I’m thrilled to be taking part in this year’s SKUSA SuperNationals racing alongside Matt and the best karters in the world”

Rossi and Jaskol team up with Factory CRG at SKUSA SuperNationals Andretti Autosport’s Indy 500 Champion, Alexander Rossi will team up with his very first karting coach and karting veteran Matt Jaskol for this year’s SKUSA SuperNationals, from the 14th – 20th November.

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