Tag Archive: Indianapolis 500

Oct 21

NASCAR champion Kurt Busch joins ROC 2014 field

2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Kurt Busch will compete at this year’s Race Of Champions in Barbados

American NASCAR superstar Kurt Busch has happily accepted the invitation to participate in the 2014 Race Of Champions, to be held at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14.

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Jul 26

No. 5 Corvette DP wins at Indianapolis Motor Speedway; Fittipaldi earns victory 19 years After Indianapolis 500 debut

Hawksworth makes late-race pass to win in PC Class

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo The No. 5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP team used outright speed to take the lead in Friday’s Brickyard Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and then used pit strategy to put an exclamation point on a day that ended with drivers Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa kissing the circuit’s famed “yard of bricks.” Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

Haas delays F1 debut until 2016 – report

It appears Gene Haas will not have a formula one team on next year’s grid.

Gene Haas portrait As recently as last week, it was reported that the Nascar team co-owner’s ‘plan A’ was to debut with a Gunther Steiner-led, North Carolina-based F1 team in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

Alex Tagliani and SFHR ‘Off To The Races’ on opening day of Indianapolis 500

“It was a really nice day” – Tagliani

Alex Tagliani test Indy Opening Day of the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 was exciting yet different Sunday, May 11 for Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing.

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May 06

Alex Tagliani to compete in two NASCAR Nationwide Series races for Team Penske

Tagliani to compete for Penske in two NASCAR Nationwide races

No-22 Team Penske Ford Mustang Discount Tire NASCAR Nationwide car Accomplished road racer Alex Tagliani will drive the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang for Team Penske in two 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series road course races. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Tagliani Autospor: Stefan Rzadzinski to race at Mosport (updated)

Alex will be busy in Indianapolis qualifying for the Indy 500

Tagliani Autosport logoTagliani Autosport gives young Edmonton Star a chance in NASCAR Canadian Tire Series! Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 13

Former F1 Champion Jacques Villeneuve commits to World RX (+ video)

French-Canadian ‘excited’ about prospect of sideways 600bhp action

World RX - Jacques Villeneuve 01 The new-for-2014 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has added a former Formula 1 World Champion to what is an increasingly competitive driver line-up for its inaugural campaign, with Jacques Villeneuve signing up to compete in an Albatec Racing-prepared Peugeot 208. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

‘F1 not always best option for Brazilians’

Massa has moved to struggling Williams for 2014

Felipe Massa  no 19 The president of Brazil’s auto racing federation is not sure it is true that “F1 is always the best option” for the country’s rising drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

The field for the 97th Indianapolis 500 is set!

James Hinchcliffe on row 3, Alex Tagliani on row 4

Indianapolis 500 2013 logoThere are two Americans and a rookie on the front row of the 97th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, which will be televised on ABC at 11 a.m. (ET) May 26.

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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 19

Alex Tagliani qualifies 11th for the 2012 Indianapolis 500

Team owner Bryan Herta feels they accomplished the goal

Team Barracuda - BHA logoWith the chance to defend his 2011 Indianapolis 500 pole position, Alex Tagliani gave it everything during qualifying at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Pole Day. In what he described as ‘four of the hardest laps of my life,’ Tagliani qualified the Team Barracuda – BHA car in P11 with a four-lap average of 224.000 on Pole Day. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 15

Auto GP graduates ready to make an impression in 2012

“Helping driving talents in climbing the steps of the motorsport ladder is one of our main aims” – Enzo Coloni

Auto GP World SeriesAutoGP - Enzo Coloni - Daniele AudettoAfter bringing Romain Grosjean under the spotlight again in 2010, giving a crucial contribution to his momentum towards GP2 and, ultimately, Formula 1, Auto GP World Series is ready to see his graduates from the 2011 season start their climb to the higher steps of the motorsport ladder. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

Team Barracuda – BHA unveils Alex Tagliani’s #98 car for the first time at Sebring International Raceway.

Excitement Builds as 2012 Team Barracuda – BHA Car is Unveiled

Team Barracuda - BHA - Alex Tagliani noseTeam Barracuda - BHA - Alex Tagliani sideWith just over two weeks until the IZOD IndyCar Series season opener, Team Barracuda – BHA proudly unveils its 2012 livery today at Sebring International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 09

Sticky: Alex Tagliani set to drive for Bryan Herta Autosport in 2012

Bryan Herta Autosport is proud to announce that Alex Tagliani will pilot the team’s entry in the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series.

Alex Tagliani -  Bryan Herta Autosport Alex Tagliani -  Bryan Herta Autosport 1Last year’s Indianapolis 500 winning team sought out the Canadian driver because of his experience, technical ability and overall proficiency in the racecar. In 2011, the veteran driver earned back-to-back pole positions, first during the 95th running of the historic Indy 500 and then at Texas Motor Speedway, adding to the list of his many accomplishments as an open-wheel racer.

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Nov 17

Bryan Herta Autosport confirms partnership with Lotus for 2012

Additional details of BHA’s 2012 program will be announced in the coming weeks.

Bryan Herta Autosport logoA partnership between Bryan Herta Autosport and Lotus Motorsport was officially unveiled today during a press conference held at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Bryan Herta was on hand for the announcement which will see the Indianapolis 500 winning team enter the IZOD IndyCar Series as a full-time participant in 2012 utilizing the Lotus V-6 powerplant.

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Nov 02

IMIS presents Youth Safety Conference – One-Day event organized by World-Renowned Dr. Terry Trammel

Dixon, St. James, Tagliani Presenting at IMIS 2011 Youth Safety Conference

2011-08-18_0170IMIS logoKnown around the world as the “Racer’s Doctor” for his aggressive treatment of motorsports injuries, Dr. Terry Trammel has assembled an outstanding panel of presenters for the second Youth Safety Conference on Saturday, Dec. 10, part of the third International Motorsports Industry Show (IMIS) Dec. 8-10, 2011, at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis.

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Sep 21

No F1 return for Raikkonen says Finnish newspaper

Kimi Raikkonen’s plans for 2012 do not include formula one, according to the Finnish evening daily Ilta-Sanomat.

Kimi Räikkönen 2011-05-27Kimi RaikkonenThe report follows speculation the 2007 world champion – who left the sport at the end of 2009 to begin his forays in world rallying, NASCAR and Le Mans sportscars – recently visited the headquarters of famous British team Williams.

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Aug 16

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve‏

The NASCAR Canadian Tire Series, this week, visits Montreal’s Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

2010-08-29_03052010-08-29_0244This is the final road-course event on the 2011 schedule and the fifth consecutive season the series has visited the 2.709-mile road course.

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Aug 15

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Montreal preview

Montreal brings out drama
+ Drivers preview

2010-08-29_02442010-08-29_0305 Wild finishes pepper series’ history at legendary track. Whether it’s the big stage in sharing billing with the NASCAR Nationwide Series or the speedy track etched in the annals of Canadian racing, the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series event at Montreal’s Circuit Gilles Villeneuve never fails to bring out the competitive spirit of the drivers.

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