Tag Archive: Andretti Autosport

May 21

Andretti Autosport cars put themselves in Indy 500 pole conversation

Here came the Hondas on “Fast Friday,” especially Michael Andretti’s cars.

Townsend BellDon’t put too much stock in the latest daily speed chart from 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil practice, which listed Team Penske’s Will Power and Ed Carpenter Racing’s Josef Newgarden 1-2 with Chevrolet engines. Read the rest of this entry »

May 19

Hunter-Reay happy to be at sharp end of Indy 500 practice chart

Ryan Hunter-Reay isn’t getting ahead of himself

Ryan Hunter-ReayThe Andretti Autosport driver knows it’s only two days into practice for the epic 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. Read the rest of this entry »

May 17

Andretti cars set pace on opening day of Indy 500 practice

Andretti Autosport led the way

Marco AndrettiThe importance of track time was plainly evident on the opening day of practice for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. 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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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 08

Team Outlook 2016: Andretti Autosport looks to rebound strong

Drivers: Carlos Munoz, Marco Andretti, Ryan Hunter-Reay and Alexander Rossi

Ryan Hunter-Reay and Marco Andretti2015 highlights: As the lead Honda team, Andretti Autosport had trouble figuring out the nuances of the aero kits and was not the force early on that many expected. Carlos Munoz did capture his first career win in the rain-shortened first race at Belle Isle, with teammate Marco Andretti second.

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Feb 23

Alexander Rossi to pilot No. 98 Honda for Andretti Autosport in Verizon IndyCar Series

Alexander Rossi will make his Verizon IndyCar Series debut in 2016 with Andretti Autosport

Alexander Rossi Rossi, who will make the transition from the FIA Formula 1 World Championship to IndyCar, will pilot the No. 98 Honda. Rossi makes his transition to IndyCar official with a rookie test day March 1 at Sebring International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 18

BHA merges with Andretti for four car effort

“I couldn’t be more excited about this new chapeter for Bryan Herta Autosport,” said Bryan Herta”

Bryan Herta Autosport announced today that the team will join forces with four-time IndyCar championship team Andretti Autosport via a merger that will see Andretti field a fourth entry for the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Read the rest of this entry »

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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