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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Mar 22

Action Express gives Chevrolet First victory in 50 Years in lapping field in 63rd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours Of Sebring

PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports Scored Dominant Prototype Challenge Triumph

12 Hours of Sebring logoCelebrating the 50th anniversary of Chevrolet’s lone triumph in the 63rd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida, Christian Fittipaldi, Joao Barbosa and Sebastien Bourdais teamed in the No. 5 Action Express Racing Mustang Sampling Corvette DP to make new history for the Bow Tie Brigade. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

Chevrolet named ‘Official Safety Truck of IMSA’

Multi-year agreement provides Silverado 2500 HD Safety Trucks                                 

imsa-chevrolet-safety-truck Officials from Chevrolet and the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) today announced an agreement naming Chevrolet the “Official Safety Truck of IMSA.” Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

She’s back: De Silvestro will open with Andretti

Fan favorite Simona De Silvestro is returning to the Verizon IndyCar Series.

Simona De SilvestroDe Silvestro, 26, will drive an Andretti Autosport Honda in the season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on March 27-29, the team announced. Marco Andretti, Ryan Hunter-Reay and Carlos Munoz also will drive Andretti Autosport-prepared cars in the 110-lap race (3 p.m. ET, ABC) that features the competition debut of aerodynamic bodywork kits supplied by Chevrolet and Honda. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

Patrón Endurance Cup standings tight after Rolex 24 At Daytona

Ganassi Ford EcoBoost, Corvette Racing, Riley Motorsports Dodge start strong with wins

Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup logo Following an historic sweep for American engine manufacturers in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona, teams with Chevrolet, Dodge and Ford powerplants take slim class leads in the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup to Sebring International Raceway for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

No Brasilia replacement; St. Pete is season opener

The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on March 27-29 will be the season opener

Verizon IndyCar logo Indycar, the governing body of the Verizon IndyCar Series, announced via a statement that it would not fill the void on the 2015 schedule because of the cancellation  of the race in Brasilia, Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 06

Aero kit 2015 Q&A: ‘Not going to be a spec car’

Cars will be differentiated by their shape as the manufacturers have designed aero kits

A look at the boxes which can be addressed by a Speedway aero kits.Starting with the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on March 27-29, INDYCAR will introduce chassis competition in the Verizon IndyCar Series based upon aerodynamic bodywork designed, manufactured and supplied by Chevrolet and Honda. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Eurov8series: three-way championship fight set for Hockenheim decider

Tomas Kostka (Audi), Nicola Baldan (Mercedes), Francesco Sini (Chevrolet) set for final showdown in Germany

EuroV8Series logo The EUROV8SERIES is ready to re-start its engines this weekend at Hockenheim. The FG GROUP-promoted series lined-up at the German venue for the first time in 2010, when Luigi Ferrara cruised to a double win with a Mercedes C63 AMG. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Eurov8series back on-track at Sachsenring

Mercedes, Chevrolet, Audi to challenge for title in Germany

EuroV8Series logo After a long summer break, the Eurov8series is about to go back on-track this weekend (September 20th and 21st) at Sachsenring. The German venue will be hosting a single race in the penultimate round of the 2014 series, capping in a spectacular fashion three 30-minute sessions, two of free practice and one of qualifying. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 18

Eurov8series teams & drivers set for round 4 at Brno

Four different car manufacturers (Mercedes, Audi, BMW, Chevrolet) to fights for wins


EuroV8Series logo The EUROV8SERIES is set for its fourth round of the season, the first outside the Italian borders, taking place this coming weekend in Brno, Czech Republic with Nicola Baldan leading the championship aboard a R.R.T. Mercedes C63 AMG Coupé. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Jimmie Johnson ends drought, wins Coca-Cola 600

Six-time premier-series champ wins at Charlotte for a record-breaking seventh time

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Though fans and pundits of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing seemed inordinately concerned about Johnson’s “drought,” the six-time series champion said repeatedly that a victory would come.

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May 08

Eurov8series: the Vallelunga showdown highlights battle betweek Audi, Chevrolet, Mercedes and BMW

The Eurov8seriesshow will be back underway on may 17, 18 at Mugello

eurov8seriesjpg The two EUROV8SERIES races held at Vallelunga will be remembered by all the series’ fans for the excitement provided, as they witnessed the first win of Francesco Sini’s Chevreolet Camaro, who scored in Race 1, and the sensational battle that involved the Audi Sport Italia-prepared Audi RS5 racers.

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