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Jul 20

Conway wins back end of Toronto doubleheader

Bourdais wins Toronto Race 1, first since 2007

 

2014-07-20_0023Mike Conway earned his second Verizon IndyCar Series victory of the season by holding off Tony Kanaan over a three-lap sprint to the finish in the second race of the Honda Indy Toronto doubleheader. It had been a long and winding road between victories for Sebastien Bourdais.

Jun 29

Schmidt Peterson teammates post 1-2 finish

Podium Finish for Hawksworth in Houston

Verizon IndyCar logo Simon Pagenaud and Mikhail Aleshin turned heartbreak in Race 1 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston presented by the Greater Houston Honda Dealers into hugs in Victory Circle following an exhausting 90-lap battle in Race 2. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Indy 500: Ryan Hunter-Reay wins in 2nd-closest finish

Alex Tagliani 13th, Jacques Villeneuve 14th and James Hinchcliffe DNF

Verizon IndyCar logo Chants of “USA, USA” from the hundreds of thousands of spectators rose from the cavernous Indianapolis Motor Speedway – and likely among TV viewers across America – as Ryan Hunter-Reay took the slowest lap of the day. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27

Hunter-Reay makes it two wins in a row at Barber

Individuals at Barber Motorsports Park certainly have a sense of humor.

Verizon IndyCar logo At the tail end of a 2-hour, 30-minute rain delay to the green flag of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, Jimmy Cliff’s “I Can See Clearly Now (the Rain is Gone)” covered the grounds through loud speakers. 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 »

Mar 29

Verizon P1 Award goes to Sato for opening race

“I’m just happy to start on the pole” – Sato

IndyCar logo 2013 There will be an asterisk next to Takuma Sato in the notation of consecutive Verizon IndyCar Series pole starts, but does it really matter to the veteran driver? Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 13

Barracuda Racing unveils driver lineup

For remainder of 2013 Season

Barracuda Racing logoBarracuda Racing announced today that JR Hildebrand and Luca Filippi will fill the seat of the No. 98 car to complete the 2013 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Luca Filippi finishes 16th in IndyCar debut at Mid-Ohio

“I’m very happy with the Barracuda Racing car” – Filippi

Barracuda Racing logoLuca Filippi and his Barracuda Racing team earned a hard-fought 16th place finish in Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 03

Luca Filippi to drive for Barracuda Racing at Mid-Ohio

Tagliani not racing for the first time this year

Barracuda Racing logoFollowing a successful Open Test on Wednesday, Barracuda Racing has decided to continue with Luca Filippi as the driver of the No. 98 car for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

Barracuda Racing to test Filippi at Mid-Ohio

Alex Tagliani will remain under contract to the team through 2013

Barracuda Racing logoBarracuda Racing announced today that the team will test Luca Filippi at the Mid Ohio Sports Car Course on July 30. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

Seventeenth place start to Toronto double header weekend for Barracuda Racing

“We have some work to do for the race” – Tagliani

IMG_2658Alex Tagliani qualified the Barracuda Racing car in 17th place for the first of two IndyCar races taking place this weekend on the streets of Toronto.

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Jul 09

Barracuda Racing Honda Indy Toronto preview

Alex Tagliani Honda Indy Toronto preview

HondaIndyTO“Naturally, I’m a little bit apprehensive going into Toronto after what happened in Pocono. Obviously this is an important double-header race weekend for Barracuda Racing as we continue trying to turn the season around.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 07

Barracuda Racing recovers from tough weekend at Pocono

“It’s no secret that we’ve been struggling with the car on ovals” – Tagliani

Barracuda Racing 98Alex Tagliani and his Barracuda Racing crew earned a seventeenth place finish Sunday afternoon at Pocono Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

Crash puts Tagliani to rear of field at Pocono

The Barracuda Racing team will work hard

Tag at LB KARBONAfter a successful test on Thursday and solid morning practice on Saturday, Alex Tagliani made contact with the wall during his qualifying attempt at Pocono Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 03

Barracuda Racing Pocono 400 preview

“Hopefully we can get our season back underway” – Tagliani

Pocono Raceway logo“I’m really excited to race at Pocono Raceway. I’ve heard a lot about the track – that it’s obviously very unique and challenging, with different corners and different banking.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 23

Iowa Corn Indy 250 Ends Early for Barracuda Racing

Tagliani started Ninth for Iowa Corn Indy 250 

Barracuda Racing IowaContact with the wall in turn two ended the day early for Alex Tagliani and his Barracuda Racing crew for a 24th place finish on Sunday afternoon at Iowa Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 19

Barracuda Racing Iowa Corn Indy 250 preview

“We had a really good car last year in Iowa” – Alex Tagliani

Iowa Corn Indy 250“I don’t mean to sound like a broken record, but I really feel that we have a strong team and a good group of people at Barracuda Racing. Even though we have had some issues this year, it happens. I think we’re going to come out of this stronger than ever.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

“It’s been a couple tough weeks in a row here for the Barracuda Racing guys” – Tagliani

Day ends early for Barracuda Racing at Milwaukee IndyFest

Barracuda Racing MKEWith just under 100 laps left in the race, a mechanical issue ended the day early for Barracuda Racing at the historic Milwaukee Mile on Saturday afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 09

Barracuda Racing pushes through tough race at Texas

“Sometimes there just isn’t much to say” -Tagliani

Barracuda Racing Texas raceThe Barracuda Racing crew stayed focused through a trying race under the lights at Texas Motor Speedway, while driver Alex Tagliani protected the equipment and brought home a 22nd place finish. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 07

Barracuda Racing ready for Firestone 550

Tagliani will start the Firestone 500 in P16.

Tagliani at TexasAlex Tagliani and his Barracuda Racing crew are ready to go racing under the lights at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday night. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 02

Luck eludes Barracuda Racing in Detroit

Mike Conway takes third in the second Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit

Dual Two Detroit TaglianiIt took only nine laps for Tagliani to gain 11 positions in the No. 98 Barracuda Racing car during Dual Two of the Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit on Sunday afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 01

Dual One disappointment for Barracuda Racing in Detroit

Dual Two takes place Sunday afternoon

Detroit Dual One RaceA season-best 5th place starting position for Barracuda Racing ended in disappointment Saturday afternoon for the first of two dual races in Detroit at Belle Isle race park. Read the rest of this entry »

May 31

Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit Race 1 : Mike Conway starts on the front row

Barracuda Racing and Alex Tagliani reaches Firestone Fast Six

Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit logoMike Conway puts his No. 18 Sonny’s BBQ – Dale Coyne Racing machine on the front row for tomorrow’s Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit Race 1.

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May 29

Barracuda Racing Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit preview

“I’m really excited to go to Detroit.” – Alex Tagliani

Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit logoLast year was our first street course with Honda after switching engines at Indy. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Brush with turn one wall ends Tagliani’s charge at Indy

“It’s just frustrating but I’m still very proud of the Barracuda Racing team”

Tagliani Indy RaceAlex Tagliani and his Barracuda Racing crew were on their way to a strong Indy 500 finish on Sunday when a minor incident and subsequent prolonged pit stop put them in P24 with the checkered flag. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Barracuda Racing ready for the Greatest Spectacle in Racing

Alex Tagliani ready for Indianapolis 500

Tagliani Indy Carb DayAfter one last practice on “Carb Day” at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Alex Tagliani and his Barracuda Racing team are looking forward to Sunday’s Indianapolis 500. Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

Barracuda Racing qualifies P11 for 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 mile race

Alex Tagliani matches his qualifying effort from last year

Tagliani at IndyAlex Tagliani completed a solid qualifying attempt with a four-lap average of 227.386 to start P11 on Pole Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

Barracuda Racing ready for May at IMS

Two weeks until The Greatest Spectacle in Racing

Indianapolis 500 2013 logoAlex Tagliani and his Barracuda Racing crew started Indianapolis 500 preparation with a successful shakedown of the No. 98 car on opening day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

May 06

Twelfth place for Alex Tagliani in Brazil

The Canadian driver started the race in P15

Alex Tagliani - photo © IndyCar Series - LAT USATagliani and his Barracuda Racing team carried positives and gained useful points from the two-day “trial by fire” at the Itaipava Sao Paulo Indy 300. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

Disappointing Weekend for Barracuda Racing at Long Beach

Alex Tagliani finished 19th

No 98 LB - releaseThe P19 result was not reflective of the speed for Alex Tagliani and his Barracuda Racing crew for Sunday’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Read the rest of this entry »

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