Category Archive: IndyCar

May 04

For a fourth consecutive year, Pippa Mann is returning to Dale Coyne Racing as part of the team’s effort at this year’s 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500

Pippa Mann back with Coyne for Indy 500 for fourth straight year 

Pippa MannMann will once again be promoting her 2016 Pink #GetInvolved campaign, raising funds for Susan G. Komen, while sporting a pink helmet with the Komen running ribbon for the third straight year. Read the rest of this entry »

May 03

Sarah Fisher enjoys setting the pace at INDYCAR events

From her time racing sprint cars and midgets, to Indy cars and then as an INDYCAR team owner, Sarah Fisher was used to being a pace setter.

Sarah FisherNow, she’s setting the pace once again in the truest sense of the word as the new primary pace car driver for the Verizon IndyCar Series. With longtime pace car driver Johnny Rutherford scaling back this season to drive only at Phoenix International Raceway earlier this month and the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil in May, INDYCAR officials went searching for a successor. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

Castroneves takes on ‘American Ninja Warrior’ obstacle course

NASCAR’s Ricky Stenhouse was also scheduled to compete

Helio CastronevesOn a rain-soaked night in Indianapolis, Helio Castroneves was the lone Verizon IndyCar Series driver able to take to the “American Ninja Warrior” course in Indianapolis. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27

Stefan Wilson honoring late brother’s memory with entry in 100th Indianapolis 500

Justin Wilson died in August 2015 from injuries sustained in an incident during the Verizon IndyCar Series

Stefan WilsonStefan Wilson will have a special co-pilot as he strives to qualify and race in the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil: his late brother Justin. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Pagenaud makes it two in a row with Honda Grand Prix of Alabama win

“We are just on a roll” – Pagenaud

Simon PagenaudSimon Pagenaud’s dominance in the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama was interrupted briefly by a late charge from Graham Rahal, but it didn’t last long. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Simon Pagenaud remains on tear, wins Verizon P1 Award at Barber

Pagenaud won last weekend’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach and leads the championship

Simon PagenaudTeam Penske driver Simon Pagenaud continued his 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series hot streak at Barber Motorsports Park, winning the Verizon P1 Award for Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama with a lap of 1 minute, 6.7262 seconds (124.089 mph). Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

INDYCAR announces competition rules, procedural changes

An electronic pit exit commit line has been embedded in the track surface

Barber Motorsports ParkINDYCAR announced the following rules and procedures changes effective at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park from April 22-24 Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

Scott Dixon tunes into musical Coca-Cola livery for Barber race

Dixon will drive the No. 9 Coca-Cola Chevrolet in the April 22-24 race weekend

Scott DixonScott Dixon has finished on the podium in all six previous Verizon IndyCar Series races at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, but never on the top step reserved for the race winner. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Roger Penske to drive 50th anniversary Camaro SS pace car at 100th Indianapolis 500

The pairing is perfect because Penske Racing is also celebrating its 50th anniversary this year

Roger PenskeThe winningest car owner in Indy car and Indianapolis 500 Mile Race history, Roger Penske will be the honorary pace car driver in a unique version of the new 2017 Camaro SS 50th Anniversary Edition for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil next month. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

Simon Pagenaud charges to first win for Team Penske in closest Long Beach race finish

“Hats off to my whole crew, to Kyle Moyer, my strategist, as well” – Pagenaud

Simon PagenaudRenowned for its glamour and stardom, the bright lights of Southern California were joined this weekend by the history, pageantry and outright speed of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.

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Apr 15

Taya Kyle takes IndyCar ride with Mario Andretti in Long Beach

Californian Fire Captain joins PIRTEK Team Murray’s CK Crew for Indy 500

PIRTEK Team Murray driver, Matt Brabham, Mario Andretti, Taya Kyle and Californian Fire Captain, Sonny Saghera Taya Kyle – military and first responder family advocate and author – has taken the ride of a lifetime with IndyCar and Formula 1 World Champion, Mario Andretti at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Theodore Racing makes Indycar return with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing

Theodore Racing returns to Indycar

Theodore Racing returns to the Verizon IndyCar Series to contest three rounds of the 2016 season; Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach; Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis and the 100th running of the iconic Indianapolis 500. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Honda Indy Toronto tickets now on sale

Champions Club offer extended to select ticket purchasers for a limited time

Honda Indy Toronto logo Tickets to the 30th running of the Honda Indy Toronto are now on sale for the general public at hondaindy.com and the exclusive Champions Club program and benefits for renewal ticket customers has been extended to new ticket purchasers for a limited time.

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Apr 08

Hinchcliffe ready for journey to come full circle on IMS oval this week

It was at IMS on May 18, 2015, that Hinchcliffe suffered the worst crash of his career

James HinchcliffeJames Hinchcliffe will be the first to admit he has unfinished business – both personal and professional – when he returns to Indianapolis Motor Speedway this week. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

Indianapolis Motor Speedway aero kit test yields valuable data

More than 500 laps turned on the 2.5-mile oval by 15 drivers

Marco AndrettiThe Verizon IndyCar Series held a test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to assess the various configurations of the Chevrolet and Honda superspeedway aerodynamic bodywork kits. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Scott Dixon wins at Phoenix to tie Al Unser for fourth in all-time victories

In the heat of the desert, the “Ice Man” lived up to his nickname by remaining cool all the way to Victory Lane

Scott DixonReigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon won the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway under caution after rookie Alexander Rossi made contact with the wall two laps from the finish of the 250-lap event. It was the first career win at PIR for both Dixon and Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (in any race series). Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Alexander Rossi keeps it cool in strong debut oval race

Making his oval debut at the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix

Alexander Rossi keeps it cool in strong debut oval race Alexander Rossi collected 18 more valuable points in his second race for the 2016 IndyCar Series this weekend, moving him to 12th in the Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 02

James Hinchcliffe turns valuable laps in final practice before Phoenix race

Pole sitter Helio Castroneves posted the best lap in the practice

James HinchcliffeThe usual suspects led the final practice for the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix as the sun set on Phoenix International Raceway, but it may have been the driver who was 12th on the speed chart that had the most important session. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

Back to the future: INDYCAR returns to Phoenix International Raceway

Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix

Phoenix International RacewayThe blockbuster 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season takes a page out of its own history this weekend with the highly anticipated return to Phoenix International Raceway for the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

INSIGHT: The history of racing at Long Beach

It’s the longest running street race in the US, so naturally Long Beach has a wonderful history

It’s the longest running street race in the US, so naturally Long Beach has a wonderful historyFor over 40 years the streets of Long Beach have reverberated to the sound of racing cars. From thunderous F5000s, to high-tech F1 and through multiple generations of IndyCar, the Long Beach Grand Prix has played host to them all. Read the rest of this entry »

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