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Jun 26

Gabby Chaves excited for MAVTV500 at Auto Club Speedway

Warm weather & high speeds will test teams

Bryan Herta Autosport logo The second leg of Indycar’s “Triple Crown” will be contested Saturday at 4:30pm ET at the 2-mile Auto Club Speedway just east of Los Angeles. 2015’s second 500-mile race will be a true test of man and machine as ambient temperatures are expected to be in the Mid-90’s.

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Jun 16

Filippi reintroduced with podium run in Toronto

Reintroducing Luca Filippi

2015-06-14_054He’s from Italy, was runner-up in the 2011 GP2 Series championship, has been a Sky Sport analyst for INDYCAR and Formula One races, is a Pirelli test driver, will be a father for the first time in July, and turns 30 on Aug. 9 – a week after the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio, where he made his Verizon IndyCar Series debut in August 2013.

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Jun 15

Simona de Silvestro to race in Visa London ePrix

IndyCar racer to make series debut with Andretti

De Silvestro to race in Visa London ePrixLeading female racer Simona de Silvestro will make her Formula E debut in the Visa London ePrix double header on June 27/28.

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Jun 11

Honda Indy Toronto announces IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe as Grand Marshal for 2015 event

Hinchcliffe is expected to make a full recovery from his injuries and is highly anticipating his return to racing.

Honda Indy Toronto logo Organizers of the 2015 Honda Indy Toronto are pleased to announce that local Canadian race car driver and mayor of Hinchtown, James Hinchcliffe, will serve as the Grand Marshal for the marquee Verizon IndyCar Series race taking place Sunday, June 14. Hinchcliffe was recently medically cleared to travel to Toronto. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Molson Coors returns to IndyCar racing with new Honda Indy Toronto partnership

Molson Coors is returning to the Indy

Honda Indy Toronto logo Molson Coors is returning to the Indy. Organizers of the Honda Indy Toronto today announced a new partnership with Molson Coors Canada to serve as the official beer and cider of Ontario’s largest annual sporting event, through 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Honda, Chevy set to duel May 24 at high Noon

“We’re starting in the right place but it’s still a long race” – Dixon

Verizon IndyCar logo After Verizon IndyCar Series teams had time to digest the rule changes and aerodynamic modifications required for Pole Day, a fast-paced afternoon of unpredictable outcomes followed. Read the rest of this entry »

May 19

Hinchcliffe recovering following surgery

“Obviously, we’re relieved that James is awake and out of surgery” – Sam Schmidt

James HinchcliffeVerizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe underwent surgery at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis for an injury to his upper left thigh suffered in a crash during a practice session on the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Apr 09

Dallara and Pirelli: simulation that knows no frontiers

Dallara and Pirelli: simulation beyond all limits

2015-04-09 - Dallara and Pirelli, simulation beyond all limits The driver in Indianapolis, engineers in Italy and the track in Bahrain. At a recent GP2 test with experimental 18-inch GP2 tyres, two of Italy’s most pioneering companies joined forces to push the limits of current simulation technology Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

‘INDYCAR Chronicles’ profiles Hinch

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver James Hinchcliffe is profiled in first “INDYCAR Chronicles,” which debuts at 5:30 p.m. (ET) April 10 on NBCSN.

James HinchcliffeThe 30-minute show is the first of five that IMS Productions will produce for NBCSN, which will telecast 11 Verizon IndyCar Series races this season starting with the inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana at 2:30 p.m. (ET) April 12. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

Long Beach a firm favourite with the drivers

Motor racing in America and Long Beach go hand-in-hand.

Ex-drivers sing praises for Long BeachAs a venue it has hosted a number of different categories including IndyCar, CART, Formula 1 and now Formula E. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

China Racing to compete at historic Long Beach track

China Racing cars are run by engineers and mechanics of Campos Racing

Both China Racing drivers in Miami, Nelson Piquet Jr and Charles, will team up again at classic Long Beach event, which will be slightly shortened for the ePrix in comparison with that used in the Formula 1, IndyCar or ALMS. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

Three practice sessions for Long Beach ePrix

There will be a change to the usual Formula E event format for round six of the series – the Long Beach ePrix on April 4.

Extra practice session in Long BeachDue to the layout of the track and the location of the paddock, there will be three 25-minute non-qualifying practice sessions instead of the usual two.

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Mar 11

INSIGHT: Andretti Formula E

Now the Andretti team is embarking on the world’s first all-electric racing series, Formula E.

After dominating North American single seaters, Andretti is now targeting its first world title. Read the history of Formula E's legendary American family team.For over 50 years, Andretti has been one of the most famous names in motorsport thanks to the family’s achievements through successive generations in series around the world.

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Feb 23

Indycar ‘monitoring’ Busch situation as it evolves

Regan Smith was named to replace the Stewart-Haas Racing driver

Kurt BuschNASCAR on Feb. 21 denied Kurt Busch’s initial appeal for reinstatement from the indefinite suspension the sanctioning body announced Feb. 20 for “actions detrimental to stock car racing.” Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Andres Mendez joins Zele Racing in Auto GP

Colombian driver Andrés Méndez will join Zele Racing for the 2015 Auto GP season.

Auto GP logo The 22-year-old from Bogotá, whose father and grandfather were both racing drivers, began kart racing in 2008. Former F1 driver and Le Mans winner Allan McNish discovered the teenager, and he was selected to join the Ferrari Driver Academy.

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Feb 06

Canadian F3 driver podium Brazil Ryan Verra

F3 Brazil: A Canadian on Brazilian soil

verrasport.ca - F3 - Ryan Verra (1) With experience in the premier USF2000 Series; of the Mazda Road to Indy ladder for IndyCar, Canadian Ryan Verra made his debut in Formula 3 Brazil at Velopark in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil for late 2014.

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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 30

IndyCar statement on Brasilia race cancellation

Unexpected and disappointing

Verizon IndyCar logo IndyCar , the governing body of the Verizon IndyCar Series, issued the following statement regarding the cancellation of the Brasilia Indy 300 in the capital city of Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

KVRT Statement : Brian Barnhart named Indycar Race Director

“it makes perfect sense and is the right decision” – Sebastien Bourdais

KV Racing Technology logo KV Racing Technology issued the following statements regarding the naming of Vice President of Competition Brian Barnhart as INDYCAR Race Director. Read the rest of this entry »

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