Tag Archive: Chevrolet

Oct 11

Manufacturer testing period begins (+video)

Team Chevy’s two-car effort visited Road America with Simon Pagenaud of Team Penske and Spencer Pigot of Ed Carpenter Racing

Spencer PigotVerizon IndyCar Series engine manufacturers Chevrolet and Honda continued the learning process of working with the new universal aerodynamic body kits that will debut in 2018 with one day tests at Road America and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 11

Chevrolet unveils 2018 Camaro ZL1 Monster Energy Series race car (+video)

The deep-blue car will replace the outgoing Chevy SS next year

Chevrolet dipped into its rich motorsports history in assembling the race car that will tackle the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2018, announcing Thursday that it will bring the Camaro ZL1 name to the sport’s top division. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 25

New images of ‘NEXT’ car for Verizon IndyCar Series unveiled

The newest images give more definition to the sleek and bold look of the universal aerodynamic bodywork kit

New 2018 Aero Kit Concept RenderingINDYCAR has released the “NEXT” concept images of the car that will be used by all Verizon IndyCar Series competitors in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 05

Corvette Grand Sport to pace 101st Indianapolis 500

2017 marks the 14th time a Corvette has served as the Indianapolis 500 Pace Car

2017 Indianapolis 500 Pace CarThe 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport will serve as the official Pace Car for the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil and will lead drivers to the green flag on May 28. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 02

Postponed test at IMS still good day for Foyt

But A.J. Foyt still showed up

A.J. Foyt on pit laneTemperatures in the upper 40s prevented Chevrolet-powered Verizon IndyCar Series cars from turning laps in Saturday’s manufacturer’s test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 11

Indycar manufacturers aligned for future series growth

The four manufacturers in the Verizon IndyCar Series will be on board for years to come

Manufacturer's ExtensionChevrolet, Honda, Dallara and Firestone announced jointly Friday that they have agreed to multiyear contract extensions to remain in the series. The Dallara and Firestone extensions were announced in January. Coupling in those from Chevrolet and Honda today ensures a continuation of the core base of INDYCAR’s four primary suppliers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 17

Throwback Thursday: 50 years ago at Sebring International Raceway

Ford, Ferrari, Porsche and Chevrolet all came to Sebring as contenders on April 1, 1967

Many of the leading manufacturers set to battle at this year’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida were major players in the same race at Sebring 50 years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 27

Nationwide reveals primary races with Dale Jr., 88 team

21 races that Nationwide will be the primary sponsor on the No. 88

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is back behind the wheel of the No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports for the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, much to the delight of Junior Nation.
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Jan 24

Cadillac and Chevrolet renew support of Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Interactive Displays for Race Fans Highlight Partnership Activation      

Firestone Grand Prix of St-Petersburg logo For the fourth consecutive year, Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg announces the renewal of its partnership with Cadillac and Chevrolet for the upcoming race on March 10-12, 2017.  These classic American brands are designated as the official luxury car and the official truck, respectively.

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Jan 10

Chevrolet to debut new race car in 2018

Team Chevy will have its own ripple effect in place for the following 2018 season.

Chevrolet to debut new race car in 2018Toyota Racing made offseason waves Monday, unveiling the new Camry for this season’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series alongside its road-going counterpart at the North American International Auto Show.
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Dec 20

Ganassi-Honda reunification still a work in progress

The news altered the landscape of racing

Chip Ganassi RacingChip Ganassi Racing’s decision to return to Honda after three years with Chevrolet changed the power dynamic in the Verizon IndyCar Series, pitting rivals in opposite camps and elevating Honda’s standing in the ever-important battle between manufacturers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 15

Aero kit development frozen for 2017; Series plans universal car in 2018

The announcement follows an extended dialogue with Chevrolet, Honda, our teams and stakeholders

Watkins Glen InternationalINDYCAR announced it has placed a freeze on aero kit development for manufacturers Chevrolet and Honda that will take effect immediately in preparation for the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Manufacturers will run their current aero kit specifications next season as INDYCAR prepares to introduce a universal aero kit for the start of the 2018 season.

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Sep 14

Chevrolet Vs. Ford Battle For IMSA GTLM Supremacy Heads To Texas For Saturday’s Lone Star Le Mans

With only two races remaining, Chevrolet holds a 16-point advantage over Ford, 297-281

Chevrolet and Ford take their battle for the coveted GT Le Mans (GTLM) manufacturer championship of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship to Austin’s Circuit of The Americas for Saturday’s Lone Star Le Mans (live, FS2, 12:30 p.m. ET). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 07

24 Hours of Le Mans: The Ford GT does Paris!

The Ford GT will find its way to the foot of the Arc de Triomphe, Champs-Elysées, Place de la Concorde and the Louvre

24 Hours of Le Mans - The Ford GT does Paris!As it did in the streets of London shortly before the first race of the World Endurance Championship (WEC) season at Silverstone, on Wednesday the Ford GT will hit the streets of Paris in a see-through trailer adhering to a path identical to the Circuit des 24 Heures less than two weeks from the 84th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 07

Indianapolis Motor Speedway aero kit test yields valuable data

More than 500 laps turned on the 2.5-mile oval by 15 drivers

Marco AndrettiThe Verizon IndyCar Series held a test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to assess the various configurations of the Chevrolet and Honda superspeedway aerodynamic bodywork kits. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 11

Preseason activity continues with Sonoma test

The test marked the first Indy car activity of the year

Helio CastronevesPreparations for the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season continued as six drivers completed a one-day test session at Sonoma Raceway on Feb. 10. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 14

Tagliani moves to Chevrolet in the Canadian Tire Series

Major change for Alex Tagliani in 2015

Tagliani Autosport ChevroletTagliani Autosport announces a major move to Chevrolet for the 2015 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series. This comes following the team’s new partnership with Gravel Auto.
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Apr 28

Chevrolet Introduces 2016 Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition

Track-to-street connection honored with limited production model
Chevrolet today introduced the 2016 Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition – a road-going, track-capable homage to the Corvette Racing C7.R racecars. It’s offered in Corvette Racing’s signature yellow livery – or black – with coordinated exterior and interior accents.

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Apr 08

Danica rides momentum toward ZZ Top’s Texas

Classic band will perform prior to the 56th running of NASCAR’s longest race

Danica PatrickDanica Patrick emerged from behind the wheel of a 1957 Chevrolet on Tuesday afternoon at Charlotte Motor Speedway, chauffeuring two-thirds of classic rock superpower ZZ Top.

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Mar 25

Collaborative efforts: Tire specs match aero kits

Firestone Firehawk tires for the March 27-29 season opener are the same specification as last yeay

Firestone Alternate Red TiresThere’s an underlying unknown with the Chevrolet and Honda aerodynamic bodywork packages that will debut in competition this week during the Verizon IndyCar Series’ Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Read the rest of this entry »

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