Tag Archive: Andretti Autosport

Jan 26

Indy 500 winners share memories at Arizona Concours

Ryan Hunter-Reay remembers vividly when he caught the bug to race Indy cars.

Arizona Concours d’EleganceThe 35-year-old Andretti Autosport driver, who won the 2012 Verizon IndyCar Series championship and 2014 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, gladly recounted the story as part of a special roundtable discussion at the Arizona Concours d’Elegance in Phoenix featuring a quartet of Indy 500 winners.

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Aug 23

Justin Wilson medical update

INDYCAR sends its thoughts and prayers to Justin, his family, and Andretti Autosport during this difficult time.

Justin WilsonINDYCAR driver Justin Wilson suffered a severe head injury during today’s event at Pocono Raceway. Wilson is currently in a coma and in critical condition while undergoing further evaluation at Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, Pa. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 14

Matt Brabham ‘ready’ after second IndyCar test

The 21-year-old took part in the test under the Mazda Road to Indy ‘Rookie’ program

Matt BrabhamMatt Brabham believes he is ready for a fulltime Verizon IndyCar Series drive after completing his second official test session with Andretti Autosport at Sonoma. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 12

Firestone tire test, team testing on the IMS oval

Six Verizon IndyCar Series drivers will participate in on-track testing Aug. 12 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Tire TestThe 9 a.m.-5 p.m. ET session will incorporate a Firestone tire test to be conducted with Marco Andretti in the No. 27 Andretti Autosport Honda and three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves in the No. 3 Team Penske Chevrolet, along with four drivers participating in team testing on the 2.5-mile oval. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 06

Seven Indy Lights drivers to test in Indy cars

The test day will be open to the public

Sonoma RacewaySeven Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires drivers, including the top three in the championship standings, will share a test day in Verizon IndyCar Series cars with Verizon IndyCar Series drivers Aug. 13 on the 2.385-mile, 12-turn Sonoma Raceway road course in Sonoma, Calif. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Mar 18

Development continues ahead of season opener

Drivers quickly find speed with new aero bodywork

Verizon IndyCar logo Simona de Silvestro will test the Honda aero package for the first time next week at Sebring International Raceway in an Andretti Autosport-prepared car in preparation for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust fights hard in Charlotte

Flat tire ends charge to victory

Rockstar Energy Drink Volkswagen driver Tanner Foust Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust was the driver to beat at the Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday, a week after his lights-to-flag victory in New York. But the win eluded Foust this weekend when a flat tire on the rough course ended his podium charge. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Canadian Garett Grist Dominates at Lucas Oil Raceway for First Win

Fellow countryman Scott Hargrove finished second

Pro Mazda - Garett Grist For the second time in two weeks in the Indianapolis area, a young Canadian scored his first victory in the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires.

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Apr 25

Hunter-Reay sweeps sessions at Barber

Practice at 10 a.m. (CT) April 26 precedes the three rounds of qualifications

Verizon IndyCar logo Focus forward has served Ryan Hunter-Reay well during his motorsports career — when he was out of an open-wheel ride following the 2005 Champ Car season, when he was bent on proving his race craft in ’07 in a part-time gig with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, and especially when he was pointing to his first series title in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Starts, stops on streets: Conway a surprise winner

Multi-car pile-up triggered by the front-runner

Mike Conway - photo Alex Gallardo The door was open for Andretti Autosport’s Ryan Hunter-Reay and James Hinchcliffe, who were running 1-2 (the way they started the 80-lap race), to battle for the victory in the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Until Lap 56. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 13

Honda Canada and James Hinchcliffe ink promo deal for 2014 IndyCar Season

Hinchcliffe In The Driver’s Seat with Honda Canada

Honda Canada and James Hinchcliffe It’s the middle of winter, but Canadians have reason to get excited for the upcoming IndyCar season.

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Feb 05

Hinchcliffe set for Toronto TV & Radio Take Over

IndyCar star ready for co-host duties on Breakfast Television & Prime Time Sports with Bob McCown

James Hinchcliffe As the 2014 IndyCar Series gets set to roar back into life next month, Andretti Autosport racer, James Hinchcliffe, heads back to Canada this week to put his co-hosting skills to the test on TV and radio. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Mexican teenager Alfonso Celis tops test times for Juncos Racing

Celis’ lap comfortably eclipses the Pro Mazda lap record of 1:21.166

Mazda - Juncos Racing - Alfonso CelisJudging by the results of the past two days at the Chris Griffis Memorial Mazda Road to Indy Test, the future looks extremely bright for the rejuvenated Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 09

Pro Mazda/USF2000 drivers and teams honored at awards banquet

Brabham and Hargrove Receive Mazda Road to Indy Scholarships

Scott Hargrove - Mazda's John Doonan-BrabhamIn a year that saw records shattered in the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and a title fight that came down to the streets of Houston in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, the 2013 season was closed in fine fashion with a dual awards banquet held at the St. Regis Houston to honor the outstanding talent in both series.

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Sep 16

Michael Andretti eyes F1 ‘customer cars’ – father

“I have already spoken with Bernie Ecclestone about it” – Mario

2012-06-10_0447Michael Andretti would get involved in formula one as a team owner if the sport allowed ‘customer cars’ on the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 23

Thomas McGregor signs with Exclusive Autosport for 2013 F1600 Program

McGregor will pilot the No. 33

Exclusive Autosport logoExclusive Autosport announced today it has signed Exclusive Management Inc. driver Thomas McGregor for the Formula Tour 1600 Championship and the Toyo Tires Formula 1600 Championship.   Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Team Canada Scholarship expands program

The third edition of the Team Canada Scholarship will grow to include two young Canadian drivers.

Team Canada logo 2Team Canada logoThe focus will continue to be the world renown Formula Ford Festival held at Brands Hatch, England in late October. After a very successful debut in 2011 with the first Canadian on pole for the final and leading the early laps, the program continued in 2012 and once again showcased the talent that Canada has in the junior formula car ranks.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

INDYCAR: Hinchcliffe focused on results for Andretti

 The driver of the No. 27 Go Daddy entry is bringing a ‘substance first’ approach to his new opportunity at Andretti Autosport

James Hinchcliffe  Go DaddyAndretti Autosport logoCall him whatever you want–“Danica Hinchcliffe,” “Manica” or the “Go Daddy Guy,” but James Hinchcliffe is more concerned about being called a winner during his sophomore season in IndyCar. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

Canadian IndyCar star James Hinchcliffe at the Canadian Motorsports Expo

Sunday, February 12

Canadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012 James HinchclifeJames Hinchcliffe missed appearing at last year’s Canadian Motorsports Expo because he was taking part in an IndyCar test at Florida’s Sebring International Raceway. In the time since that test, Hinchcliffe has been extremely busy, and he’ll have a lot to talk about when he takes to the CME’s Mazda Stage on Sunday, February 12. Read the rest of this entry »

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