Tag Archive: FAZZT Race Team

Feb 26

Kanaan falls out of De Ferran Dragon drive

The team, which itself may now close

De Ferran - Dragon logoTony Kanaan (2) - Andretti Autosport - 10-2010Tony Kanaan has lost his potential new race seat at De Ferran Dragon Racing after failing to find sufficient sponsorship money to bring to the team, which itself may now close. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

FAZZT Race Team please with return of the Edmonton Indy Race

Following today’s announcement

FAZZT Race TeamEdmonton IndyThe FAZZT Race Team is pleased with the announcement that an agreement was reached in order to return the Edmonton Indy race to the IZOD IndyCar Series 2011 season schedule. Quotes from the team are presented below for the use by the media. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

FAZZT tests Chinese driver Ho-Pin Tung (+ photos)

Team to run multiple entries in 2011  

Fazzt Race Team - Ho Pin Tung 01Fazzt Race Team - Ho Pin Tung 02Chinese Formula One reserve and test driver, Ho-Pin Tung, made sporting history this weekend as he officially becomes the first Chinese licensed driver to take the wheel of an IndyCar by testing with the FAZZT Race Team at Sebring International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 03

Alex Tagliani closes the FAZZT Race Team inaugural IndyCar season

In 13th place in the standings

Starting 19th on the grid, FAZZT Race Team driver Alex Tagliani finished 14th in Saturday night’s 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series finale at the Florida 2.414-km Homestead-Miami Speedway oval track to close the inaugural season of the FAZZT Race Team in 13th place overall in the driver standings. FAZZT played a strategy game in the race when they did not pit during a caution at the halfway point while the leaders did. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Alex Tagliani will start from row 10 at Homestead-Miami (+result)

Twin Ring Motegi Qualifying Report

Canadian driver Alex Tagliani qualified 19th in Friday’s session held at the 2.414-km Homestead-Miami Speedway oval track located Southern Florida. The FAZZT Race Team driver posted timed-lap speeds of 338.921 and 338.676 km/h for an average speed of 338.798 km/h for his two-lap qualifying run. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

FAZZT team looking for a strong finish heading into season finale

Homestead-Miami pre-race report

This is it, the finale event of the 2010, 17-race IZOD IndyCar Series schedule that will take place this weekend at the 2.414-kilometer Homestead-Miami Speedway oval. For FAZZT Race Team driver Alex Tagliani, this will be his second race at the South Florida oval track, but his first since 2000 when he qualified fourth and finished ninth as a rookie in the Champ Car Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

Alex Tagliani returns to Japan after an eight-year hiatus

IZOD IndyCar Series race: 16 of 17

Alex Tagliani - 2010-09-05Drivers of the IZOD IndyCar Series will compete this weekend in the penultimate race of the 2010 season at the 2.414-km Twin Ring Motegi tri-oval located 130 kilometers north of Tokyo in Japan. For FAZZT Race Team driver Alex Tagliani, this will be his fourth visit at the oval track, but his first in Japan since 2002 where he posted his career-best oval track result with a second-place finish. The Canadian driver has scored three poles in 37 oval track starts: Brazil in 2000; Fontana, California in 2001; and Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 2003.

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Sep 05

Kentucky Speedway race report (+teams & drivers report)

Brazilian Helio Castroneves won the race, Tagliani 15thAlex Tagliani - 2010-09-05

Against all odds, Brazilian Helio Castroneves won the race crossing the finish line more than 13 seconds ahead of polesitter Ed Carpenter. Team Penske’s race strategy worked its magic during his fuel economy run near the end of the event as all his opponents had to pit for a splash of fuel in the closing moments of the 200-lap affair. Dan Wheldon finished third ahead of Tony Kanaan and Dario Franchitti. Marco Andretti came in sixth, followed by Scott Dixon and Will Power. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

Tagliani and FAZZT Kentucky Speedway qualifying report

“From where we are starting for Saturday’s race we can definitely make it to the front.” – Alex Tagliani

On his first-ever visit to the 2.414-km Kentucky Speedway tri-oval, Canadian Alex Tagliani placed his No 77 Bowers & Wilkins Dallara in 13th position in Friday’s lone qualifying session. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 02

Tag and FAZZT arrive in Kentucky ready to rock

The team first visit to the tri-oval

The drivers of the IZOD IndyCar Series will participate in their third consecutive weekend of racing this Saturday at the 2.086-km Kentucky Speedway tri-oval located in Sparta, Kentucky. Once again, drivers will only have 60 minutes of practice on Friday morning to set their cars for the lone qualifying session scheduled to start at 1:30 p.m. later that day. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

Quebec motorsports poised for succession

Andre Azzi invests in multifaceted platform with hopes of attracting big players back to motorsports

18 - Fazzt - 2010-01-14_0726Andre Azzi, the only Canadian to own an Indycar team, is quietly building a multifaceted racing platform that is turning heads around the world and among racing fans here at home. At 36, Azzi has invested already millions of dollars into his dream of fielding a Canadian entry in the IZOD Indycar Series, North America’s premier Indycar racing series. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Chicagoland Speedway race report (+teams & drivers report)

“I think we had the car to beat” – Alex Tagliani

During a race restart on Saturday night’s PEAK Antifreeze & Motor Oil Indy 300 held at the 2.086-kilometer D-shaped tri-oval Chicagoland Speedway, Canadian driver was punted out of the race following an incident between Brazilian Vitor Meira and Hideki Mutoh of Japan. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 10

Quebec Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram dealers to sponsor Maryeve Dufault

 For NASCAR Canadian Tire Trois-Rivières and Montréal rounds

The Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram Quebec Dealers recently concluded an agreement with FAZZT Race Team racecar driver Maryeve Dufault. The Quebec native will drive the number 10 Dodge Avenger during the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series rounds scheduled for the Trois-Rivières Grand Prix on August 13 to 15, and the Autopro 100 race to be held on Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, August 28 and 29. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 08

Dario Franchitti wins in Mid-Ohio (+teams & drivers reports)

Alex Tagliani 4th

Alex Tagliani - 2010-08-08Dario Franchitti always is looking to the “next” in the IZOD IndyCar Series: Next race, next victory, next championship. For the student of motorsports history, however, it’s important to put his victory in the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio presented by Westfield Insurance into perspective – with a little “next” worked in. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 07

Tagliani 14th, FAZZT Race Team pleased with progress during qualifying at Mid-Ohio

Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio qualifying report

Alex Tagliani - 2010-08-07FAZZT Race Team driver Alex Tagliani was happy with the progress the team has made so far this weekend at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course as the gap between them and the leading teams seems to be shrinking every time they go on track. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 06

Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Friday Report

Race: 12 of 17

Alex Tagliani - 2010-08-06FAZZT Race Team driver Alex Tagliani finished 22nd overall in Friday’s practice leading to Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. Tagliani’s quickest lap was posted on the 19th of 22 laps he completed today, when he went around the 3.634-kilometer Mid-Ohio road course in 1 minute 09.2814 seconds for an average speed of 188.824 km/h. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Alex Tagliani returns to Mid-Ohio

Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio pre-race report 

Alex Tagliani - 2010-08-04Alex Tagliani will be starting Mid-Ohio in 15th position in the Championship Points race with 194 points. This will be his first race at Mid-Ohio since 2003 where he qualified 7th and finished 6th while competing in the Champ Car World Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

Dissapointing end of day for Fazzt at Edmonton Indy

Scott Dixon wins in Edmonton
Team Stargate Worlds/HVM Racing Edmonton Race Report

Alex Tagliani - 2010-07-25It was disappointing end to the 2010 edition of the Honda Indy Edmonton for the FAZZT Race Team driver Alex Tagliani who started the race from a 19th grid position on home soil and had made up six positions by the halfway point of the race. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

FAZZT Race team & Alex Tagliani 19th, Will Power wins his sixth pole of the season in Edmonton

Edmonton Indy qualifying report

Alex Tagliani - 2010-07-24It turned out to be difficult day at the Honda Indy Edmonton for the FAZZT Race Team driver Alex Tagliani who qualified 10th in his group session and will start the race from a 19th starting position on the grid in Sunday’s race on home soil. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

FAZZT to support ONE DROP Initiatives

FAZZT & Alex Tagliani lend support to Canadian based “One Drop”

One DropFAZZT Race TeamIZOD IndyCar Series FAZZT Race Team and Canadian driver, Alex Tagliani are proud to lend their support to Montreal-based non-governmental organization ONE DROP. The ONE DROP logo has been on display on the No.77 FAZZT Bowers & Wilkins Hot Wheels entry starting with the Canadian races on the IZOD IndyCar series circuit at the Honda Indy Toronto (July 17-19) and Honda Indy Edmonton (July 23-25) Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 23

Sticky: Frustrating Friday for FAZZT and Tagliani in Edmonton

At Honda Indy Edmonton Friday

FAZZT Race Team driver Alex Tagliani didn’t quite have the kind of practice he was hoping for in preparation for this weekend’s Honda Indy Edmonton. After some improvements during two practice sessions on Friday, the Canadian driver still found himself 14th on the timing and scoring sheets. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 23

Honda Indy Edmonton preview

Alex Tagliani ready for take off in Edmonton
+Team Stargate Worlds/HVM Racing Edmonton race preview

Alex Tagliani - 2010-07-23Canadian driver Alex Tagliani of the FAZZT race team is ready for the race weekend to take off on the 3.154 km temporary street course that is the Edmonton City Centre Airport circuit, for the third IZOD IndyCar Series sanctioned running of the Honda Indy Edmonton and the second of two consecutive races on Canadian soil. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 18

Will Power surges to fourth victory of year (updated, + team reports)

Following a race contact, Alex Tagliani ends up 17th in Toronto

10-07-18_0029Justin Wilson had it all in his corner with 20 laps left in the Honda Indy Toronto: Firestone alternate tires on the No. 22 Z-Line Designs car, plenty of ethanol in the tank and a 3.1-second lead over Team Penske’s Will Power.

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Jul 16

Alex Tagliani is sixth quickest in Friday’s practice in Toronto

FAZZT Race Team driver Alex Tagliani was sixth fastest today

Tagliani posted his fastest lap time on his final run around the 2.816-kilometer street course with a time 1 minute 02.3935 seconds for an average speed of 162.968 km/h. That lap time at the end of the session propelled the Bowers & Wilkins Hot Wheels driver from 11th on the time sheet to fourth. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 15

Alex Tagliani is back on familiar grounds this weekend in Toronto

Honda Indy Toronto Pre-Race Report

2010-07-15 - Alex TaglianiCanadian driver Alex Tagliani is back on familiar grounds this weekend with the running of the Honda Indy Toronto, the first of two consecutive IndyCar races on Canadian soil. Even though this is only the second time that the IndyCar Series has competed in Canada’s largest city, Tagliani will be making his tenth start in America’s top open wheel series since 2000, having run in both Champ Car and IndyCar over the course of the last 10 years. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 04

Will Power wins the Camping World Grand Prix at the Glen

Alex Tagliani finishes 17th at Watkins Glen

Alex Tagliani - 2010-07-04Making his first race start from 19th position on the grid at the famed Watkins Glen International road course, FAZZT Race Team driver Alex Tagliani could not do much to improve his position during the race. Fuel strategy was the key in today’s race. The team brought Alex in for his first stop on lap 5 in the hopes that an alternate strategy would play in their favor. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 03

Alex Tagliani will start from row 10 at Watkins Glen

Team Penske dominates qualifying in the Camping World Grand Prix at the Glen

Alex Tagliani - 2010-07-03Qualifying did not go as expected for Alex Tagliani and the FAZZT Race Team on Saturday as the Canadian driver only managed to qualify 19th overall for Sunday’s sixth running of the Camping World Grand Prix at the Glen. Even though Tagliani improved his lap time from Friday by close to three seconds, the competition also bettered their times. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 02

Tagliani 21st in Camping World Grand Prix at the Glen Friday practice

Making his first-ever start at Watkins Glen International

Alex Tagliani - 2010-07-02Canadian driver Alex Tagliani finished 21st in the only practice session held Friday on the 5.472-kilometer scenic road course located in upstate New York. The FAZZT Race Team driver posted his best time on lap 12 of his 13 circuits stopping the clock at 1 minute 34.2046 seconds for an average speed of 207.257 km/h. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 02

Watkins Glen: Camping World Grand Prix preview

Alex Tagliani looking forward to a change of pace at Watkins Glen

2009-08-09_058Following a four-oval race sequence, the IZOD IndyCar Series returns to road course on this national holiday weekend for the sixth edition of the Camping World Grand Prix at the Glen. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

Hot Wheels Partners with FAZZT Race Team and Alex Tagliani

One-of-a-kind #77 Indy Racing League® Hot Wheels® racecar to be unveiled in Toronto on July 14th

Hot WheelsHot Wheels® and the FAZZT Race Team are excited to announce a partnership that is sure to race straight to the hearts of IndyCar fans across Canada. This July, at the Honda Indy Toronto and Honda Indy Edmonton, FAZZT Race Team driver and the only Canadian scheduled to race in all IndyCar races this year, Alex Tagliani, will be racing in a brand new Honda IndyCar, customized in Hot Wheels® style. Read the rest of this entry »

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