Category Archive: IndyCar

Feb 25

Green Savoree Racing Promotions continues long-standing partnership with Torchia Communications

Race promoter reappoints public relations agency for its 2015 race season

Green Savoree Racing Promotions logo Torchia Communications announces that it has renewed its relationship with Green Savoree Racing Promotions (GSRP) to plan and implement public relations efforts for its three race properties for the 2015 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Indycar ‘monitoring’ Busch situation as it evolves

Regan Smith was named to replace the Stewart-Haas Racing driver

Kurt BuschNASCAR on Feb. 21 denied Kurt Busch’s initial appeal for reinstatement from the indefinite suspension the sanctioning body announced Feb. 20 for “actions detrimental to stock car racing.” Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 19

James Hinchcliffe: ‘It’s finding that last 1 percent’

Get to know James Hinchcliffe

James HinchcliffeFor his fun-loving and confident public persona, first-year Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver James Hinchcliffe says he actually lives “in a bit of a fear of failure.” Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Jakes returns to series with Schmidt Peterson

James Jakes will join James Hinchcliffe for the 16-race season

James JakesSchmidt Peterson Motorsports personnel will have to be specific when addressing their Verizon IndyCar Series drivers. Maybe “JJ” and “JH”? Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

Bobby Unser to be honored at RRDC event

Unser will be the guest of honor at the Road Racing Drivers Club Evening with Bobby Unser Presented by Firestone

Bobby UnserBobby Unser’s lofty racing goal as a youth was to win the Pike’s Peak Hill Climb in his native Colorado, which he accomplished at age of 22 in 1956. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 11

NOLA track fast, and will get faster in April

“I think they’ll put on a great show just how impressive the speed looks on the circuit”

NOLA Motorsports ParkA stroll to the opposite side of NOLA Motorsports Park’s pit lane during the first day of a team test confirmed Jimmy Vasser’s perspective. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

Multiple teams head to NOLA for first look

Sebastien Bourdais doesn’t want to be late to the party.

Sebastien BourdaisThe four-time Champ Car champion is referencing the importance of his first test days of the year in the No. 11 KVSH Racing car in preparation for the season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. He’ll join other Verizon IndyCar Series drivers at NOLA Motorsports Park near New Orleans on Feb. 10-11 – days leading into carnival week culminating in Mardi Gras. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Honda Indy Toronto announces Toronto Star as its official newspaper partner through 2017

The Toronto Star will produce the Official Souvenir Program and, for the first time, provide an Official Fan Guide

Honda Indy Toronto logo Organizers of the Honda Indy Toronto announce today a new three-year sponsorship agreement with the Toronto Star that will see Canada’s largest daily as the official newspaper partner for the event through 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Rahal’s tribute to iconic McLaren Racing colors

Rahal also will join other Verizon IndyCar Series drivers in testing Feb. 10 at NOLA Motorsports Park.

Graham RahalGraham Rahal stood on pit lane before the morning session of a Verizon IndyCar Series team test at Sebring International Raceway snapping photos of the orange No. 15 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing car. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

No Brasilia replacement; St. Pete is season opener

The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on March 27-29 will be the season opener

Verizon IndyCar logo Indycar, the governing body of the Verizon IndyCar Series, announced via a statement that it would not fill the void on the 2015 schedule because of the cancellation  of the race in Brasilia, Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

BHA announces Gabby Chaves as 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series driver

“We’re excited to have Gabby join the team this year.” – Bryan Herta

Gabby Chaves 2014 Indy Lights Champion Gabby Chaves will pilot the famed #98 for Bryan Herta Autosport w/ Curb-Agajanian in the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season.

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Jan 31

Kanaan’s focus on title; Ganassi engineer switch

Todd Malloy will work with Kanaan and the No. 10 NTT DATA crew this season

Kanaan et Franchitti - photo IndyCar Series- Dan Boyd Twelve days separated Tony Kanaan becoming a father for the second time and earning a cherished timepiece for co-driving to the overall victory in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

Filippi joins CFH Racing for road/street courses

Ed Carpenter, the only owner/driver in the series, will continue to contest the No. 20 car at the oval events

Luca FilippiLuca Filippi, who has made eight Verizon IndyCar Series starts over the past two seasons, will drive the No. 20 Fuzzy’s Award Winning Vodka car in Verizon IndyCar Series road/street course events this season, the team announced. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

IndyCar statement on Brasilia race cancellation

Unexpected and disappointing

Verizon IndyCar logo IndyCar , the governing body of the Verizon IndyCar Series, issued the following statement regarding the cancellation of the Brasilia Indy 300 in the capital city of Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

KVRT Statement : Brian Barnhart named Indycar Race Director

“it makes perfect sense and is the right decision” – Sebastien Bourdais

KV Racing Technology logo KV Racing Technology issued the following statements regarding the naming of Vice President of Competition Brian Barnhart as INDYCAR Race Director. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

Edward Jones ends two day Indy Lights test fastest of all

Carlin driver Edward Jones fastest over two days at Indy Lights test

Edward Jones Edward Jones, driving for Carlin, ended his first two days of Indy Lights testing fastest of an impressive line-up of international drivers at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Tickets to the 2015 Honda Indy Toronto go on sale today for anyone who purchased a two-day reserved grandstand ticket last year

Honda Indy Toronto tickets on sale today for renewals, February 19 for general public

Honda Indy Toronto Logo The general public will have the opportunity to purchase tickets starting February 19 at HondaIndy.com. To accommodate the Pan Am Games, which will be held at venues throughout Toronto in July, Honda Indy Toronto will take place one month early this year, from June 12-14. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Indycar drivers continue 24-hour race win streak

Victory in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona will be quite the preseason confidence boost to Kanaan and teammate Scott Dixon

Rolex 24 Winners SelfieLate last week, Tony Kanaan was congratulated for his strong close to the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season, including a victory in the finale at Auto Club Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Chilton aids USA development

Chilton will assist with Carlin’s 2015 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires preparations

Carlin Max Chilton will join forces with British race team Carlin in a joint development programme ahead of Carlin’s 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series ambitions. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Pagenaud: ‘If we do a good job, results should come’

Synergy, Simon Pagenaud notes, creates opportunities for the whole team.

Simon Pagenaud A free flow of information and data also breeds personal opportunities, which is what the newest Team Penske driver is counting on as he aims for his first Verizon IndyCar Series championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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