Tag Archive: Indianapolis 500

Dec 09

Ryan Hunter-Reay and Graham Rahal complete Michael Shank Racing Rolex 24 driver lineup

As well as endurance event drivers Tom Dyer and Mark Wilkins, aboard the No. 86 and No. 93 Acura NSX GT3s

Indianapolis 500 winner and IndyCar Series champion Ryan Hunter-Reay will join Verizon IndyCar Series race winner Graham Rahal to complete the Michael Shank Racing Acura NSX GT3 driver lineup at the season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway in January. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

Tickets for 101st Indianapolis 500 on sale now

“Many fans jumped at the chance to renew their tickets after this year’s historic race”

Indianapolis Motor SpeedwayTickets for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil went on sale today, along with the entire 2017 Indianapolis Motor Speedway month of May schedule that includes the IndyCar Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

DHL Express becomes Official Logistics 
Provider for the Race Of Champions

DHL Express has signed an agreement to become Official Logistics Provider for the Race Of Champions

DHL Express becomes Official Logistics 
Provider for the Race Of Champions DHL Express will be the Official Logistics Provider for the first Race Of Champions on American soil – inside Marlins Park in Miami on January 21-22, 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 07

Indianapolis 500 winner Alexander Rossi joins double Global Rallycross Champion Scott Speed at ROC Miami

Rossi won this year’s 100th running of the Indianapolis 500

Indianapolis 500 winner Alexander Rossi joins double Global Rallycross Champion Scott Speed at ROC Miami 2016 Indianapolis 500 winner Alexander Rossi and reigning Global Rallycross Champion Scott Speed will compete at January’s Race Of Champions inside Miami’s Marlins Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 03

Young racers to take on legends Petter Solberg, Marcus Grönholm and Kenny Bräck at ROC Factor Scandinavia

First ROC Factor event in Sweden to be held as part of Monster Jam® Stockholm

Young racers to take on legends Solberg, Grönholm and Bräck at ROC Factor ScandinaviaTwo young Swedish racers will have the chance to take on some of the biggest stars of motor sport in the ROC Factor Scandinavia Final, a featured highlight of Monster Jam at Stockholm’s Friends Arena on November 12, 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 25

Formula 1 great Felipe Massa joins exciting 
line-up for Race Of Champions in Miami

Brazilian Formula 1 racer Felipe Massa has joined the stunning field of driving stars

2016-10-23_72671 Eleven-time Formula 1 grand prix winner Felipe Massa is the latest driver to sign up for January’s Race Of Champions in Miami’s Marlins Park.

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Oct 25

Rossi reuniting with karting coach for SuperNationals

Conor Daly, who battled Rossi all season long for top rookie honors, is also scheduled to compete in the SuperNationals

Alexander RossiReigning Indianapolis 500 winner and Verizon IndyCar Series rookie of the year Alexander Rossi will join his first karting coach, Matt Jaskol, to race for Italian team Factory CRG in this year’s SKUSA SuperNationals karting event next month in Las Vegas. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 12

Kanaan, NTT DATA to return to Ganassi team

Another key piece to the Verizon IndyCar Series’ silly season puzzle has been placed

Tony KanaanFormer series champion and Indianapolis 500 winner Tony Kanaan and sponsor NTT DATA will return to Chip Ganassi Racing Teams as part of a multi-year deal. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 06

Newgarden achieves ‘American dream’ of driving for Team Penske

Josef Newgarden described joining Team Penske as being the “American dream.”

Josef NewgardenThe greatest team in Indy car racing history officially announced that Newgarden, the 25-year-old from Tennessee, would replace Juan Pablo Montoya in the No. 2 Team Penske Chevrolet in 2017. Team president Tim Cindric also confirmed three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves would return next season to fill out the team’s four-car roster. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 04

Indianapolis 500 winners Juan Pablo Montoya 
and Tony Kanaan join line-up for ROC Miami

Race Of Champions Miami

Indianapolis 500 winners Juan Pablo Montoya 
and Tony Kanaan join line-up for ROC Miami Indianapolis 500 winners Juan Pablo Montoya and Tony Kanaan have joined the field of driving greats who will take part in the first Race Of Champions on American soil – inside Miami’s Marlins Park on January 21-22, 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Andretti-Herta Autosport confirms 2017 partnership

“I am super thrilled to continue our partnership with Andretti Autosport” – Bryan Herta

Andretti-Herta Autosport logo Bryan Herta Autosport announced today that the team has extended its Indianapolis 500 race-winning partnership with Andretti Autosport through the 2017 season.    

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Sep 23

Montoya says he has an INDYCAR future … somewhere

Juan Pablo Montoya’s candor can be compared to how the feisty Colombian drives Indy cars — fast and fearless.

Juan Pablo MontoyaWhen asked about the possibility of the two-time Indianapolis 500 winner not returning to Team Penske next season, Montoya acknowledged the uncertainty of his future but expressed confidence in a resume that should keep him employed. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 13

‘Mr Le Mans’ Tom Kristensen joins reigning FIA World Rallycross Champion Petter Solberg at ROC Miami

Tom Kristensen is the pride of Denmark and the greatest racer in the history of the Le Mans 24 Hours

2015-11-21_0061 The line-up for January’s Race Of Champions in Miami continues to heat up with the inclusion of two of world motor sport’s biggest stars. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

Alexander Rossi joins the TAG Heuer Family of Ambassadors

Alexander and TAG Heuer first met in May of 2016 after Alexander’s victory at the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500

Alexander Rossi joins the TAG Heuer Family of Ambassadors TAG Heuer, the world leader in prestigious and sporting chronographs is proud to announce the addition of America’s next great racing hero, Alexander Rossi, to the TAG Heuer family of ambassadors. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Action sports legend Travis Pastrana joins line-up for Race Of Champions in Miami

Pastrana is a legend on both four wheels and two

Action sports legend Travis Pastrana joins line-up for Race Of Champions in Miami Sports fans heading to Miami’s Marlins Park baseball stadium for the first ever Race Of Champions (ROC) on American soil are in for a treat as action sports great Travis Pastrana has joined the list of competitors for the event on January 21-22, 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

The next Race Of Champions (ROC) will take place inside Miami’s Marlins Park baseball stadium on January 21-22, 2017

Miami becomes first American city 
to host the Race Of Champions

ROC - Miami becomes first American city 
to host the Race Of Champions The Race Of Champions (ROC) is heading to the United States of America for the first time in its history after Miami’s Marlins Park baseball stadium won the rights to host the next ROC event on January 21-22, 2017.

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Aug 15

Kanaan not giving up on 2016 title drive just yet

Tony Kanaan sounds like an optimist

Tony KanaanOr maybe the Chip Ganassi Racing Teams driver just knows what mathematically eliminated means. And he’s not there — yet. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

Toronto native retuns to home race as Indianapolis 500 Champion

“It’s just an honor and a privilege to be a part of it”

Toronto native retuns to home race as Indianapolis 500 Champion Long Time Bryan Herta Autosport Partner and Toronto native David Bowen heads into this weekend’s Honda Indy Toronto as an Indianapolis 500 champion. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

Toronto race celebrating three decades of great memories

“Having raced so much earlier in my career in Canada, I always looked forward to going back” – Rahal

Michael AndrettiThirty years ago, three-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion Bobby Rahal jump-started his championship challenge with a win in the first-ever race on the streets of Toronto. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing, Ford Performance present Le Mans 24 Hours Winners’ Trophy to Ford employees

The champagne has long since stopped flowing at the Le Mans 24 Hours, but there was still one thing left to do for Ford Chip Ganassi Racing

On Tuesday, they checked that box. Drivers Joey Hand (US), Dirk Müller (GER), Sébastien Bourdais (FRA) and team owner Chip Ganassi joined Ford Performance executives to present the winners’ trophy to Ford Motor Company employees on Tuesday at Ford’s Product Development Center, while third-place finishers Ryan Briscoe (AUS) and Richard Westbrook (GB) joined them for a formal presentation with Ford executives, question-and-answer sessions and autograph signing near Ford’s global world headquarters. Read the rest of this entry »

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