Category Archive: IndyCar

Jan 19

Kyle Busch and Travis Pastrana enjoy first runs on brand new track ahead of this weekend’s ROC Miami

The new track was finished overnight

Kyle Busch and Travis Pastrana enjoy first runs on brand new track ahead of this weekend’s ROC Miami The Race Of Champions will celebrate its first appearance on American soil with a brand new track concept this weekend: a figure-of-eight circuit with two loops winding their way around the inside of Miami’s Marlins Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

The 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series car concept became part of the talk during INDYCAR Media Day at series headquarters in Indianapolis

INDYCAR president hails positive response to 2018 car concept drawings

Jay FryeJay Frye, INDYCAR’s president of competition and operations, unveiled initial concept drawings of next year’s car last week at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The bodywork images received a warm welcome from many in and around the sport, according to Frye. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

CBS Sports Network joins broadcasters screening ROC Miami LIVE on TV all around the world

Viewers in the USA can watch Sunday’s ROC Nations Cup live on CBS Sports Network from 12pm to 2pm Eastern Time

CBS Sports Network joins broadcasters screening ROC Miami LIVE on TV all around the world CBS Sports Network is among a stunning range of broadcasters from all over the world who will be screening this weekend’s ROC Miami live. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

NAPA Auto Parts returns with Andretti Autosport as lead co-primary sponsor

Alexander Rossi to pilot no. 98 Napa Auto Parts Honda for select 2017 events

Alexander Rossi to pilot no. 98 Napa Auto Parts Honda for select 2017 events NAPA AUTO PARTS and Alexander Rossi drove into racing history by capturing the twin-checkers at the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500, and the pair will again join with Andretti Autosport in 2017.

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Jan 17

INDYCAR eager to lure additional manufacturers

“We tell them, ‘If we do this, would this make you interested in coming over? And if not, why not?”

Engine ManufacturersINDYCAR’s president of competition and operations has a message for any manufacturers interested in joining Chevrolet and Honda as an engine source: Come on in, the water’s fine. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Patrick Carpentier appointed Montreal ePrix ambassador

Champ Car, IndyCar and NASCAR ace Patrick Carpentier has been appointed as the ambassador for the season finale Montreal ePrix, which takes place on July 29/30.

2016:04:22_13:47:16_0067 The Quebec native has been following the FIA Formula E Championship through his TV commentary job at RDS, and following the announcement of his new role, he took some time out to speak to www.fiaformulae.com.

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Jan 15

Added engineering depth builds optimism at Dale Coyne Racing

For Sebastien Bourdais and everyone else involved in the latest stage of his career, commitment is the critical element

Dale Coyne RacingBourdais, the 37-year-old veteran of 14 years, 43 victories and four championships in various forms of motorsports, committed himself to putting together a team that believes it can win races. He took the idea to team owner Dale Coyne, who shared that belief enough to add the two engineers Bourdais wanted. The result is a fresh outlook and optimism at Dale Coyne Racing in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

Detroit auto show provides perfect setting to unveil 2018 car concept

What better place for a proud history to connect with an optimistic vision for the future? 

2018 Universal Aerokit Concept SketchesIn a maze of about a million square feet of carefully constructed, carpeted booths, as part of an annual celebration that dates to 1899, INDYCAR put its best driving foot forward today in the North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

Win the chance to race Indy 500 winners at ROC Factor Miami presented by AutoNation!

The event is part of the build-up to the Race Of Champions itself

Win the chance to race Indy 500 winners at ROC Factor Miami presented by AutoNation! Two drivers will win the chance to compare their skills with three Indianapolis 500 winners at a special ROC Factor Miami presented by AutoNation event – taking place outside Miami’s Marlins Park on Monday January 16 – and it could be you! Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

Rossi savors Borg-Warner Trophy that he gets to keep

For one, he gets to keep the memento known as “the Baby Borg.”

Alexander Rossi, Michael Andretti, and Bryan HertaReigning Indianapolis 500 champion Alexander Rossi said receiving his miniature Borg-Warner Trophy tonight in the Motor City was different than other race-related experiences he’s had since winning the 100th running in May 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 10

ROC Factor winners Rzadzinski and Glusman to compete in Miami’s ROC Nations Cup

“I’m so happy I don’t even know what to say. Thank you everyone in Edmonton, Canada” – Rzadzinski

ROC Factor winners Rzadzinski and Glusman to compete in Miami’s ROC Nations Cup Two relatively unknown drivers have won the opportunity to compete at this month’s Race Of Champions inside Miami’s Marlins Park following a unique ROC Factor contest based on a social media vote Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 08

Castroneves welcomes addition of Newgarden to Team Penske lineup

Helio Castroneves has witnessed it all at Team Penske throughout his 17-year tenure with the top-notch organization

Helio CastronevesBut the three-time Indianapolis 500 winner thinks nothing may match what is on the horizon for him in the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season.

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Jan 07

Tony Kanaan finally gets his chance to play with his best Christmas present during this weekend’s Roar Before the 24 test session at Daytona International Speedway

Kanaan gets to open favorite gift at Roar Before 24 test

Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GTThe Verizon IndyCar Series veteran will get his first taste of driving the Ford GT for Chip Ganassi Racing in the GT Le Mans class at the open test session in preparation for the Rolex 24 at Daytona endurance sports car race Jan. 28-29. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 06

Formula 1 and Indycar Champion Jacques Villeneuve confirmed for Autosport International

Jacques Villeneuve confirms attendance at Europe’s premier pre-season motorsport show

2016-06-09_0344 Former Formula 1 World Champion, CART IndyCar Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner, Jacques Villeneuve, has joined the lineup for Autosport International 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 06

Stunning range of supercars lined up for 
this month’s Race Of Champions in Miami

The cream of the world’s driving superstars are gathering in Miami to find out who is the best of the best

Stunning range of supercars lined up for 
this month’s Race Of Champions in Miami ROC Miami – at Marlins Park on January 21-22 – will feature a wide range of vehicles specially prepared for the Race Of Champions, including first ROC appearances by the Polaris Slingshot SLR, RX Supercar Lite and VUHL 05 ROC Edition.

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Jan 04

Green Savoree Racing Promotions announces new marketing and communications team

The goal will be to elevate the promotion, content generation, and fan interaction

Green Savoree Racing Promotions logo Green Savoree Racing Promotions (GSRP), led by Kim Green and Kevin Savoree, announced today the appointment of three individuals to its newly-formed marketing and communications department.

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Jan 03

There’s a lot of ‘NEXT’ coming in INDYCAR in 2017

INDYCAR begins 2017 with the latest installment of the “Heart of Racing” promotional campaign, known as “NEXT.”

Curt CavinSo, what’s really next for U.S. open-wheel racing? For starters, a busy month of January. From news items expected to be announced at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit to heavy driver participation in the Race Of Champions (Jan. 21-22 in Miami) and the Rolex 24 (Jan. 28-29 in Daytona Beach), the action heats up fast and furious. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 30

Indycar Q&A with Michael Andretti

How much pride do you have in extending the Andretti legacy?

Michael AndrettiAndretti Autosport team owner Michael Andretti discussed the differences between running his Verizon IndyCar Series team as opposed to when he was driving for one in a recent chat with IndyCar.com’s Phillip B. Wilson. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 29

Championship engineer Bretzman gearing for more success in 2017

It culminated with Pagenaud’s spectacular championship season this year

Simon Pagenaud and Ben BretzmanSimon Pagenaud’s journey to the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series championship included the help of many people and he was able to take his longtime engineer Ben Bretzman along for the ride. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 23

ROC Factor offers unique chance for unknowns to race the best alongside IndyCar greats Castroneves and Hinchcliffe

Do you have the ROC Factor?

ROC Factor offers unique chance for unknowns to race the best alongside IndyCar greats Castroneves and Hinchcliffe Two unknown drivers will win the opportunity to compete at next month’s Race Of Champions inside Miami’s Marlins Park in a unique contest based on a social media vote. Read the rest of this entry »

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