Tag Archive: Alexander Rossi

Jul 18

Tough Toronto but Rossi maintains 7th in championship fight

“It was always going to be a tough race starting from 19th”

2016-07-15_005 Alexander Rossi keeps hold of his 7th place in the Verizon IndyCar Series Championship battle following a challenging weekend at the Honda Indy Toronto.

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Jul 16

Toronto native returns to home race

As Indianapolis 500 champion

2016-07-15_005 Long Time Bryan Herta Autosport Partner and Toronto native David Bowen heads into this weekend’s Honda Indy Toronto as an Indianapolis 500 champion.

 

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Jul 11

Newgarden dominates to win Iowa Corn 300 at Iowa Speedway

After this display, they might just have to rename the hometown of Iowa Speedway to Newgarden, Iowa.

Josef NewgardenJosef Newgarden has been the bridesmaid the last two years at Iowa Speedway, finishing runner-up at the Iowa Corn 300 in 2014 and 2015. The Ed Carpenter Racing driver wasn’t to be denied this time. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 08

Team Rossi partners with BLKBX Creative Group

Beginning this race weekend in Iowa

Team Rossi partners with BLKBX Creative Group Team Rossi Motorsports today reveals a new alliance with BLKBX Creative Group, a premier Los Angeles based digital creative media firm who will pair up with the 2016 INDY 500 Champion and ESPY Nominee Alexander Rossi.

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Jun 26

Power takes KOHLER Grand Prix victory at Road America

For nine long years, Verizon IndyCar Series teams, drivers and fans had longed to see Indy cars return to historic Road America

Will PowerOn Sunday, the record crowd got its wish as the 22-car field took to the 4.014-mile permanent road course in the KOHLER Grand Prix. The grateful fans were treated to an exhilarating finish that saw 2014 series champion Will Power climb another rung on the all-time Indy car victory list. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Rahal, Power set pace in afternoon practice at Road America

Road America has a special affinity for Graham Rahal

Graham RahalThe driver of the No. 15 Gehl/D-A Lubricant Honda for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing showed it today by leading practice for the KOHLER Grand Prix in Indy car racing’s return to the fabled road course for the first time since 2007. Rahal set the fastest time around the 4.014-mile circuit of 1 minute, 43.0224 seconds (140.265 mph) in the second of two practice sessions on the day. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 23

Alexander Rossi nominated for 2016 ESPY Award

“It is such a huge honor to be nominated for Best Driver at the ESPYS this year” – Alexander Rossi

Alexander Rossi nominated for 2016 ESPY Award Andretti-Herta Autosport rookie, Alexander Rossi has been nominated for the 2016 ESPY award “Best Driver” for his fuel-saving victory at the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500.

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Jun 11

Castrol Edge becomes official primary of the no. 98 for Texas

“We are delighted to be the major sponsor of Alexander’s #98 car for the Firestone 600” – Rich Pond

Castrol Edge becomes official primary of the no. 98 for Texas The No. 98 machine of Alexander Rossi will see a familiar, yet different look this weekend as Castrol EDGE will take on the role of primary sponsor for the Firestone 600.

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Jun 05

Power wills his way to victory in second Chevrolet Dual in Detroit race (updated²)

Bourdais works through field to win Chevrolet Dual in Detroit Race 1

Will PowerTeam Penske’s Will Power saw his pole-winning lap for Race 2 at the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans disallowed in qualifying this morning, but that wouldn’t deter the Australian from winning the second race of the doubleheader weekend this afternoon for his 26th career Indy car victory. Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

Post-Monaco Q&A with Sebastien Viger: “Norman is a quick and intelligent driver.”

Sebastien Viger, Racing Engineering’s Technical Director, looks back at the Monaco weekend

Racing Engineering logo Sebastien, before talking about GP2, yesterday Racing Engineering’s 2015 GP2 runner up Alexander Rossi won the legendary Indy 500. What does this mean for Racing Engineering? Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

Alex Tagliani climbs from 33rd to 17th overall at the 100th Running of the Indy 500

Tagliani moves up 16 positions at the Indy 500

Teammates Tagliani and Hawksworth Canadian driver Alex Tagliani was the biggest mover of the day at the 100th running of the Indy 500, which was held Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Starting 33rd and last on the grid, Tagliani’s team used a different pit stop strategy, which allowed the Quebec native to lead the race on two occasions prior to crossing the finish line 17th overall.

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May 29

Alexander Rossi finds victory in IndyCar

Series rookie takes victory at 100th Running Of The Indianapolis 500

Starting from the 11th position, rookie Alexander Rossi has won today’s historical 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race driving the No. 98 NAPA AUTO PARTS / Curb Honda for the Andretti-Herta Autosport collaboration. Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

Pagenaud makes it three in a row with GP of Indianapolis win

Simon Pagenaud turned the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis into a “fuyez.”

Simon PagenaudThat’s French for “runaway,” which is exactly what Pagenaud and his No. 22 Menards Team Penske Chevrolet did to the field as he roared to his third consecutive Verizon IndyCar Series victory. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Gasly grabs GP2 pole in Barcelona (updated)

PREMA Racing claim top spot on debut

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) Pierre Gasly emerged on top in a dramatic qualifying session this afternoon at the Circuit de Catalunya, grabbing his fourth GP2 pole (and third in a row) and the first for PREMA Racing on their series debut in the closing minutes to deny Norman Nato and Alex Lynn as the clock ticked down to zero. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Pierre Gasly on top in GP2 free practice

Frenchman leads the way in Barcelona

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) Pierre Gasly claimed first blood in today’s free practice session in sunny Barcelona, leading the timesheets throughout most of the 45 minute session to take the honours in the first live session of the 2016 GP2 Series season ahead of Alex Lynn and Artem Markelov. 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 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 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 »

Mar 13

Alexander Rossi takes top rookie position in debut IndyCar Series race

“This weekend was a learning experience for Alexander”- Rob Edwards

Alexander Rossi takes top rookie position in debut IndyCar Series race Alexander Rossi finished his first IndyCar Series race just outside the top ten in P12 and leader of the rookies as round one of the 2016 season got underway on the streets of St Petersburg, Florida.  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 09

Manor Racing signs Alexander Rossi as Official Reserve Driver

American will be the first driver to perform simultaneous IndyCar & F1 roles 

10 - Manor Racing Alexander Rossi is back in the Manor Racing fold as Official Reserve Driver. Although he’ll be racing in the 2016 IndyCar Series, he will also be making history as the first driver to perform a Formula 1 role simultaneously.

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