Tag Archive: Indianapolis 500

May 22

24 good reasons to come to the 24 Heures…

On 13th June the start of the 2015 Le Mans 24 Hours will be given at 15h00.

Here are 24 good reasons, in no particular order, which will make the 83rd race an unforgettable one. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Rising Star Racing looking forward to big weekend of facing in Indianapolis

The Indianapolis 500 will be televised LIVE on ABC beginning at 12:00 PM ET on Sunday, May 24.

Rising Star Racing Rising Star Racing’s Neil Alberico, Spencer Pigot, and Josef Newgarden are all preparing for one of the biggest weekends in motorsport.

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May 16

Indy ‘Fast Friday’ says it all: Six surpass 230 mph

Simon Pagenaud posted the fastest lap of the month

Simon Pagenaud“Fast Friday” proved just that at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, with six Verizon IndyCar Series drivers running laps in excess of 230 mph on the final full practice day before qualifying for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

Speeds continued to climb as Verizon IndyCar Series teams continued preparations for the 99th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race

Munoz cracks 230 mph — fastest lap in practice

Carlos MunozIn a fast final 30 minutes, the fastest lap of the day exchanged hands four times among four drivers. When the checkered flag flew at 6 p.m. ET, Carlos Munoz had the fastest lap, 39.1098 seconds, 230.121 mph, in the No. 26 AndrettiTV Cinsay Honda – the first lap over 230 mph of the month. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Simona de Silvestro uninjured as race car catches fire during

An fuel leak was the culprit

Simona De SilvestroAndretti Autosport driver Simona de Silvestro was uninjured when the No. 29 TE Connectivity Honda she was driving during practice May 12 for the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race caught fire on the backstretch of the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval. Read the rest of this entry »

May 06

Tagliani joins Foyt team in Gurney Indy 500 tribute

Tagliani returns to the Verizon IndyCar Series for the first time since last year’s Indy 500

Alex TaglianiAlex Tagliani, the 2011 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race pole winner, will drive the No. 48 Al-Fe Heat Treating Honda for AJ Foyt Racing in the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Indycar drivers continue 24-hour race win streak

Victory in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona will be quite the preseason confidence boost to Kanaan and teammate Scott Dixon

Rolex 24 Winners SelfieLate last week, Tony Kanaan was congratulated for his strong close to the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season, including a victory in the finale at Auto Club Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona – Championship Drivers Photo

Notable drivers entered in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona.

IMSA - notable drivers entered in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona. The annual kick off to the international motorsports calendar, the Rolex 24 At Daytona is one of the premier racing events in the world featuring star drivers from NASCAR, IndyCar and Formula One, joining the best of the best from international sports car competition. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Indycar stars add luster to Daytona 24-hour race

A Verizon IndyCar Series competitor has co-driven the winning overall entry in the Rolex 24 At Daytona the past four years.

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo Indycar will have significant star power this week at the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona as 14 of the 33 starters from the 98th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race will compete in the first endurance race of the IMSA-sanctioned schedule at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Ganassi sets stout lineup for Rolex24 at Daytona

Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan will drive the No. 02 Target/Ford EcoBoost Riley Prototype

Scott Dixon & Tony KanaanTwo teams are set to compete at next month’s Rolex 24 at Daytona for Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, with plenty of Verizon IndyCar Series representation on each. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 14

David Coulthard crowned Champion of Champions

Thirteen-time Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard lifts the Race Of Champions trophy for the first time 

News imageMultiple Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard put in a stunning performance to eclipse 15 fellow stars of motor sport and win the Race Of Champions on a thrilling afternoon of action and entertainment at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Team Nordic win the ROC Nations Cup

Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg have stormed to the 2014 ROC Nations Cup title

News imageTeam Nordic’s Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg are celebrating after they took a stunning victory in the 2014 ROC Nations Cup at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Motor sport legends prepare for the Race Of Champions

Some of the world’s best drivers

News imageMany of the world’s greatest drivers have taken part in the first practice session at Bushy Park Barbados ahead of this weekend’s Race Of Champions. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Countdown to ROC 2014: Race Of Champions in numbers

ROC 2014 in Barbados will be the 26th annual end-of-season Race Of Champions since its first event in Paris in 1988.

News imageBushy Park Barbados is ROC’s first host venue in the Americas – and the 11th overall – along with such prestigious host venues as London’s Wembley Stadium, the Stade de France in Paris and Beijing’s ‘Bird’s Nest’ Olympic Stadium. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Volkswagen Polo RX completes ROC 2014 car line-up

The Race Of Champions has been running for over 25 years

2014-08-08_0565 The stunning Volkswagen Polo RX Supercar will be in action at this weekend’s Race Of Champions at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 10

Mercedes Formula 1 car to appear at ROC Barbados

The car, which features a spectacular screaming V8 engine, will be driven by Pascal Wehrlein

News imageThis year’s Formula 1 world constructors’ champions Mercedes will bring their 2012 F1 car to the Race Of Champions at Bushy Park Barbados this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Champions ready to ROC Barbados

2014 Race Of Champions

Champions and driving greats from the world’s major motor sport series are sizing up their opposition for this weekend’s Race Of Champions following today’s draw for the event, to be held at Bushy Park Barbados on December 13-14. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 05

A.J. Foyt released from Houston hospital following bypass surgery

“It’s been pretty rough but I guess I slept through the roughest part” – Foyt

2011 07 08 G1 125 Verizon IndyCar Series team owner and four-time Indianapolis 500 Mile Race winner A.J. Foyt was released from Baylor-St. Luke’s Medical Center and is recovering at Houston home following triple bypass heart surgery Nov. 12. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Robby Gordon brings his Stadium Super Trucks to Barbados

One of the most versatile drivers in the world and experienced in everything from sports cars to trucks

News imageAmerican motor sport superstar Robby Gordon will compete at the 2014 Race Of Champions, to be held at Bushy Park Barbados on December 13-14. But Gordon’s not travelling to Barbados alone: he’s bringing his stunning Stadium Super Trucks, which will also feature in the racing action. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

ROC welcomes 2014 GP2 Champion Jolyon Palmer

“It’s been a dream year for me in GP2 – and now I’m thrilled to be invited to the Race Of Champions”

Jolyon Palmer Newly-crowned GP2 Series Champion Jolyon Palmer has joined the driver line-up for the 2014 Race Of Champions, to be held at Bushy Park Barbados on December 13-14. Read the rest of this entry »

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