Category Archive: IndyCar

May 26

Montoya nets $2.4 million for Indy 500 victory

Indy 500 commonality: Passion for victory

Indianapolis 500 BanquetJuan Pablo Montoya earned $2,449,055 from an overall purse of $13,397,315 for his victory May 24 in the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Molson Coors returns to IndyCar racing with new Honda Indy Toronto partnership

Molson Coors is returning to the Indy

Honda Indy Toronto logo Molson Coors is returning to the Indy. Organizers of the Honda Indy Toronto today announced a new partnership with Molson Coors Canada to serve as the official beer and cider of Ontario’s largest annual sporting event, through 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Indianapolis 500: Juan Pablo Montoya holds off Will Power by 0.1046 of a second

“It was awesome” – Montoya

Juan Pablo MontoyaJuan Pablo Montoya often has said that his three Team Penske teammates pose the most formidable competition in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Read the rest of this entry »

May 23

Hinchcliffe up, mobile and ready to run again

Honda Performance Development president Art St. Cyr visited Hinchcliffe twice in the hospital.

#GetWellSoonHinchLess than 96 hours after undergoing surgery for a pelvis and upper left thigh injury, Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe was up and moving at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indiana. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Honda, Chevy set to duel May 24 at high Noon

“We’re starting in the right place but it’s still a long race” – Dixon

Verizon IndyCar logo After Verizon IndyCar Series teams had time to digest the rule changes and aerodynamic modifications required for Pole Day, a fast-paced afternoon of unpredictable outcomes followed. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Rising Star Racing looking forward to big weekend of facing in Indianapolis

The Indianapolis 500 will be televised LIVE on ABC beginning at 12:00 PM ET on Sunday, May 24.

Rising Star Racing Rising Star Racing’s Neil Alberico, Spencer Pigot, and Josef Newgarden are all preparing for one of the biggest weekends in motorsport.

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May 19

Hinchcliffe recovering following surgery

“Obviously, we’re relieved that James is awake and out of surgery” – Sam Schmidt

James HinchcliffeVerizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe underwent surgery at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis for an injury to his upper left thigh suffered in a crash during a practice session on the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval. Read the rest of this entry »

May 17

Power predicts shootout among Penske foursome

“I think pole is going to be fought out between the Penske drivers”

Will PowerReigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Will Power has watched Team Penske teammates Helio Castroneves and Simon Pagenaud top the speed chart in practice for the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. Read the rest of this entry »

May 16

Indy ‘Fast Friday’ says it all: Six surpass 230 mph

Simon Pagenaud posted the fastest lap of the month

Simon Pagenaud“Fast Friday” proved just that at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, with six Verizon IndyCar Series drivers running laps in excess of 230 mph on the final full practice day before qualifying for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

Speeds continued to climb as Verizon IndyCar Series teams continued preparations for the 99th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race

Munoz cracks 230 mph — fastest lap in practice

Carlos MunozIn a fast final 30 minutes, the fastest lap of the day exchanged hands four times among four drivers. When the checkered flag flew at 6 p.m. ET, Carlos Munoz had the fastest lap, 39.1098 seconds, 230.121 mph, in the No. 26 AndrettiTV Cinsay Honda – the first lap over 230 mph of the month. Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

Sarrazin – Behind the helmet

Ever wondered why a driver’s helmet is the way it is?

Venturi driver explains the story of his crash helmet coloursWho picks the colours, design and where did it originate? Well, apart from being a mandatory piece of safety equipment, helmets are the driver’s equivalent of a personal statement.

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May 13

Simona de Silvestro uninjured as race car catches fire during

An fuel leak was the culprit

Simona De SilvestroAndretti Autosport driver Simona de Silvestro was uninjured when the No. 29 TE Connectivity Honda she was driving during practice May 12 for the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race caught fire on the backstretch of the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval. Read the rest of this entry »

May 09

Power is fifth different winner in as many races

Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis box score

Will PowerAfter earning the Verizon P1 Award with a track-record qualifying lap for the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis, Will Power was asked about the prospects of a Month of May sweep at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

BHA Angie’s List GP of Indy preview

Angie’s List GP of Indianapolis Pre-Race Notes & Quotes

Bryan Herta - Angie’s List - Gabby Chaves The second Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis kicks off the Month of May at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday May 9th (3:30pm ET, ABC).

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May 06

Tagliani joins Foyt team in Gurney Indy 500 tribute

Tagliani returns to the Verizon IndyCar Series for the first time since last year’s Indy 500

Alex TaglianiAlex Tagliani, the 2011 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race pole winner, will drive the No. 48 Al-Fe Heat Treating Honda for AJ Foyt Racing in the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. Read the rest of this entry »

May 05

Honda Indy Toronto begins track build at Exhibition Place

Setup of the championship racetrack and grandstands begins this week with just over a month to go before the event.

Charlie Johnstone, President of Honda Indy Toronto (left), with Sebastien Bourdais, Verizon IndyCar Series driver for KVSH Racin Earlier today, organizers of the Honda Indy Toronto were joined by 2014 race winner Sebastien Bourdais to mark the start of the track build at Exhibition Place. Setup of the championship racetrack and grandstands begins this week with just over a month to go before the event.

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May 02

Angie’s List sponsoring Gabby Chaves

In Angie’s List Grand Prix at Indianapolis

Bryan Herta - Angie’s List - Gabby Chaves“Gabby is the epitome of someone who’s paid his dues and is ready to take the national stage by storm,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks. “We can’t wait to see him out on the track.”Angie’s List, (NASDAQ: ANGI) today announced it will sponsor a car as well as serve as title sponsor for the Angie’s List Grand Prix next weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

Rahal enjoying different perspective of races

Graham Rahal bio, history

Bobby RahalBob Rahal slipped into the Turn 1 grandstand to take in the season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, though in logoed team shirt the three-time Indy car champion and 1986 Indianapolis 500 winner wasn’t as anonymous as maybe he would have preferred. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27

Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama: Josef Newgarden wins first

Homegrown victory

Josef NewgardenNBCSN viewers couldn’t tell that Josef Newgarden was nervous with three-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon, who with 36 wins is fifth on the all-time Indy car list, was within striking distance in the closing laps of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Bryan Herta Autosport w/Curb-Agajanian Honda Indy GP of Alabama preview

2015 Honda Indy GP of Alabama Pre-Race Notes & Quotes

From the California coast in Long Beach to Birmingham, Alabama (via a quick stop in Indy), the #98 BHA team covered some miles this week. The Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama is the third race in as many weeks for the Verizon IndyCar Series and the last before heading to Indianapolis for the month of May.  Read the rest of this entry »

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