Tag Archive: Andretti Autosport

Aug 20

Medical update on Verizon IndyCar Series driver Hunter-Reay

The Andretti Autosport driver is released from the hospital and will be re-evaluated Sunday morning

Ryan Hunter-ReayVerizon IndyCar Series driver Ryan Hunter-Reay was evaluated at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest in Allentown, Pennsylvania, today for injuries to his left hip and knee sustained in a crash in qualifying for the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway.

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Aug 19

Alonso could explore options outside F1 for 2018

Alonso could explore options outside F1 for 2018

2017-06-11_0551Fernando Alonso is willing to consider competing outside of Formula 1 in 2018 if he is unable to find a seat that will give him a chance to win races next season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 19

Andretti Autosport launches military hiring initiative

The initiative started with the help of David Tilton, a retired U.S. Navy SEAL and Andretti Autosport chassis owner

Alexander RossiAndretti Autosport announced Thursday the launch of MilitaryToMotorsports.com, a unique hiring initiative to help U.S. military veterans transition into the civilian workforce upon retirement, specifically into the motorsport industry. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

Andretti Autosport Mid-Ohio preview

Verizon IndyCar Series – The Buckeye State – The Circuit

Andretti Autosport logoJust a quick drive across the Indiana border, north of Columbus and through Amish country sits a 2.258-mile road course off a back country road. A track that winds through campsites and twists past mounds of fans, it’s a venue that many on the Andretti Autosport team call “home”.

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Jul 10

Castroneves ends victory drought, climbs fence at Iowa

The victory drought is finally over for Helio Castroneves

Helio CastronevesNow his chase toward a first Verizon IndyCar Series championship is in high gear. The three-time Indianapolis 500 winner ended a three-year, 54-race streak without a win by taking the checkered flag today in the Iowa Corn 300 at Iowa Speedway.

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Jul 06

Iowa’s Bullring doesn’t make driver picks any easier

If there’s one word that’s defined the Verizon IndyCar Series season so far, it would have to be “inconsistency.”

Iowa Speedway LogoThat’s good for racing – wheel-to-wheel competitiveness – but bad for fantasy picks. There’s been a bit too much luck and not enough sample size to really figure out the patterns that we’ll likely see by the end of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 11

Power claims ‘Texas-style’ win in frantic Rainguard Water Sealers 600

By the stat book, Will Power’s 180 laps led and win in the Rainguard Water Sealers 600 may seem mundan

Will PowerBut to anyone who watches it was anything but, as Power claimed his 31st career Indy car win and second at Texas Motor Speedway. Power (No. 12 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet) led Chip Ganassi Racing’s Tony Kanaan (No. 10 NTT Data Honda) and teammate Simon Pagenaud (No. 1 DXC Technology Chevrolet) to the checkered flag in the ninth race of the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 06

Andretti Autosport Texas preview

Verizon IndyCar Series – Rainguard Water Sealers 600 at Texas Motor Speedway.

Andretti Autosport logoUp next on the Verizon IndyCar Series schedule is a race in No Limits, Texas, at the 1.5-mile oval of Texas Motor Speedway. This historically fast and thrilling race is known to test the limits of both man and machine while the field races under the lights for an opportunity to be crowned with a 10-gallon hat.

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Jun 04

How sweep it is! Rahal wins two at Belle Isle

But it was no Sunday afternoon cruise

Graham Rahal, Josef Newgarden, and Will PowerWith his second win in as many days, Graham Rahal completed a near-perfect weekend at the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 03

Rahal owns the day with pole, win at Belle Isle

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ James Hinchcliffe (No. 5 Arrow Honda) recovered from a spin on the opening lap to finish third

Graham Rahal and James HinchcliffeJust hours after scoring his third career pole with a new track record lap, Graham Rahal took the point today and dominated en route to victory in Dual 1 of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear. It is Rahal’s fifth career Indy car win and first since Texas last year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 01

Verizon IndyCar Series: Andretti Autosport Detroit Motor City preview

Dual in Detroit preview

Andretti Autosport logoFor Rounds 7 and 8 of Verizon IndyCar Series competition, the field heads to the backyard of the American automotive industry for a double-header weekend in the Motor City. Coming off IndyCar’s biggest month of the season, the action packed weekend in Detroit will continue to show the diversity of America’s premiere league of open-wheel racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 28

Takuma Sato wins 101st Indianapolis 500

The Greatest Spectacle in Racing

2017-05-21477a9108Much of the focus for the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil was on a Formula One driver competing for Andretti Autosport, but it was another former F1 pilot who took the checkered flag in today’s race.

Flagworld photo album

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May 24

Ron Dennis thinks McLaren Indy 500 bid is ‘pretty cool’

“Ron is Mr. McLaren in many ways and always will be”

Ron Dennis thinks McLaren Indy 500 bid is ‘pretty cool’McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown has revealed his predecessor Ron Dennis is supportive of the team’s upcoming Indianapolis 500 endeavour, describing his feedback as ‘pretty cool’. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Indy 500: Scott Dixon scores Indy 500 Pole at 232.164 Mph

Bourdais medical update

Scott DixonFollowing a brief delay for track drying after morning showers, final practice and preparations got underway for Day 2 of qualifications for the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil at 12:30 p.m. ET.

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May 17

Indianapolis 500: Updates from the Brickyard

May-aos and dreams

Andretti Autosport logoThough Opening Day didn’t come until May 15, there are some that say the Month of May didn’t truly begin until the green flag waived over the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, opening practice on the famed 2.5-mile oval.

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May 14

Feeling the Power: Team Penske driver wins Indycar Grand Prix

Team Penske’s Will Power ended the weekend the same way he started it: in first place

Will PowerThe driver of the No. 12 Verizon Chevrolet capped off a flawless weekend at the INDYCAR Grand Prix with a dominating win today on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 11

Michael Shank Racing W/ Andretti Autosport unveil joint Indianapolis 500 entry

Joint Operations Paves the Way to the Brickyard for Michael Shank Racing

Andretti Autosport logoMike Shank and Michael Andretti, with the help of Jack Harvey, unveiled the No. 50 Honda in a media event Thursday hosted at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 09

Johnny Rutherford returns to McLaren for the month of May

The 79-year-old Texan won the Indianapolis 500 on no fewer than three occasions

Johnny Rutherford returns to McLaren for the month of May 1McLaren-Honda-Andretti is delighted to announce that Indy 500 legend Johnny Rutherford will join the team’s IndyCar programme as its official ambassador for the month of May.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 24

Indy 500 toughest leg of Triple Crown bid – Alonso

Alonso is set to be coached by two-time CART champion and 2003 Indy 500 winner Gil de Ferran

Fernando AloIndy 500 toughest leg of Triple Crown bid - Alonsonso believes that the Indianapolis 500 represents the toughest challenge in his bid for the Triple Crown of Motorsport as he gears up for his first Indy car run next week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 19

Andretti Autosport Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama preview

Barber preview, let’s race!

Andretti Autosport logoThe Andretti Autosport INDYCAR teams are headed back to Barber Motorsports Park for another round of Verizon IndyCar Series and two rounds of Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires action. Ryan Hunter-Reay has a solid history with the 17-turn, scenic Alabama course.

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