Tag Archive: Andretti Autosport

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 »

Share

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

Share

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 »

Share

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 »

Share

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 »

Share

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

Read the rest of this entry »

Share

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 »

Share

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

Share

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

Share

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 »

Share

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 »

Share

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 »

Share

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 »

Share

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Apr 13

Alonso: If I can’t beat Schumacher, I want to be a complete racer

“I will go with my best and full commitment to win the race”

20170323-032Fernando Alonso has revealed he is setting his sights on victories in the Indy 500 and the Le Mans 24 Hours to prove he is a ‘complete racer’ in the absence of establishing himself as a more coveted F1 driver than seven-time champion Michael Schumacher. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Apr 13

Michael Shank Racing partners with Andretti Autosport for Indianapolis 500 effort

The collaboration marks the newest chapter for Columbus, Ohio-based Mike Shank

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competitor Michael Shank Racing will team with Andretti Autosport to campaign the No. 50 Michael Shank Racing with Andretti Autosport Honda/Dallara with driver Jack Harvey for the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500.  Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Apr 12

Fernando Alonso to race at Indy 500 with McLaren, Honda and Andretti Autosport

After an absence of 38 years, McLaren is to return to the Indianapolis 500 next month, using Honda engines

Fernando Alonso to race at Indy 500 with McLaren, Honda and Andretti AutosportOn May 28th 2017 McLaren will enter a single car in the 101st Indianapolis 500, powered by Honda. The car will be run by the Andretti Autosport team, headed by founder, owner and Chief Executive Officer Michael Andretti, a former IndyCar champion who raced in Formula 1 for McLaren alongside the legendary Ayrton Senna for a single season (1993) and is the son of three-time IndyCar champion and one-time Formula 1 champion Mario Andretti. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Apr 10

Hinchcliffe races to rewarding victory at Long Beach

Hinchcliffe outlasted pressure from Hunter-Reay, Rossi

James HinchcliffeHaving arguably the car to beat at the season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg four weeks ago, James Hinchcliffe ensured victory would not slip away again today at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Apr 05

Andretti Autosport Long Beach preview

Long Beach is also home of Takuma Sato’s first Verizon IndyCar Series victory

Andretti Autosport logoRyan Hunter-Reay has earned a top-six starting grid position for six of his 11 Long Beach starts and won his first of 13 victories with Andretti Autosport at this race in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Mar 31

United Fiber & Data back as No. 27 Andretti Honda sponsor

“We are proud of our longstanding partnership with Andretti Autosport”

United Fiber and DataThe familiar blue and white paint scheme of United Fiber & Data will return to the Andretti Autosport lineup for select 2017 races, starting with the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach from April 7-9. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Older posts «