Tag Archive: IndyCar

Sep 02

Rossi’s last-effort dash secures first INDYCAR pole position

A day after it was announced he would return to Andretti Autosport next season

Alexander RossiAlexander Rossi’s weekend of great news continued today when he won the Verizon P1 Award in qualifying for the INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

Familiar name tops Watkins Glen practice chart: Dixon

Dixon topped the end-of-day speed chart on Watkins Glen International’s iconic road course

Scott DixonPractice day is complete for the INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen and – surprise, surprise – Scott Dixon is atop the leaderboard. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

Rossi believes Alonso would be challenged, happy in Indycar

He speaks from experience

Fernando AlonsoAlexander Rossi is one whose opinion holds merit when talking about drivers from Formula One trying their hand in the Verizon IndyCar Series.

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Aug 17

Bourdais cleared to return to racing

Bourdais was involved in a crash during an Indianapolis 500 qualifying

Sebastien Bourdais on trackVerizon IndyCar Series driver Sebastien Bourdais has been cleared to resume driving by Dr. Geoffrey Billows, INDYCAR medical director, following his recovery from injuries sustained in a crash during Indianapolis 500 qualifications. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 08

Pagenaud continues fight to repeat as INDYCAR champion

Last year, the Team Penske driver won five races

Simon PagenaudThe challenge of Simon Pagenaud replicating his impressive Verizon IndyCar Series championship from last year has been arduous, to say the least. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

Bourdais confident he’s ready to race after successful Mid-Ohio test…

For those on the outside, the 10 weeks it took Sebastien Bourdais to get back in an Indy car flew by

Sebastien Bourdais

The Dale Coyne Racing driver gets back in an Indy car for the first time since his qualifying attempt crash at the Indianapolis 500, turning more than 80 laps at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

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Jul 25

NASCAR Pinty’s Series News & Notes: Saskatoon & Edmonton

Lacroix Leads Way To New Look Western Swing

NASCAR Pinty’s Series logoThe annual western swing for the series gets underway this week with a new twist for the drivers this season.After After another successful event as part of the IndyCar weekend in Toronto with the running of the Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto, the NASCAR Pinty’s Series competitors are loading up their haulers and heading west. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 11

NASCAR Pinty’s News & Notes: Toronto

Streets of Toronto Poses Tough Test For Road-Course Aces

Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto logoAfter a successful return for the NASCAR Pinty’s Series to be a part of the IndyCar weekend in Toronto last season, Canada’s national championship for stock car racing is return to the popular event and headline Saturday’s racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 01

Honda finds fix for what was plaguing its IndyCar engines

“It’s not saying we won’t have more failures, but we won’t have that failure anymore.”

HondaScott Dixon’s win June 25 in the KOHLER Grand Prix gave Honda its sixth victory in the Verizon IndyCar Series this season, in what’s shaping up to be quite the competition with manufacturer Chevrolet. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 25

Kanaan’s consecutive starts streak began 16 years ago today

In his 20th Indy car season

Tony KanaanLong considered INDYCAR’s iron man, Chip Ganassi Racing’s Tony Kanaan holds the reputation as one of the most physically fit and durable drivers in the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 07

Dallara selected to provide Verizon IndyCar Series’ universal bodywork kit in 2018 (+video)

The universal kit to be used by all teams next season was a collaboration between INDYCAR and Dallara

DallaraINDYCAR announced that longtime partner Dallara Automobili will manufacture the universal bodywork kit that will fit the current Dallara IR-12 chassis for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 03

Sarrazin to TECHEETAH, Dillmann joins Venturi

Tom Dillmann to replace Stephane Sarrazin at Venturi for the rest of the 2016/2017 season

Formula E veteran Stephane Sarrazin has joined the TECHEETAH team for the remainder of the 2016/17 season, with Tom Dillmann taking his place at Venturi. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 02

Rubens Barichello on his way to Le Mans

Ex-Formula 1 star Rubens Barichello who will race for ELMS team Racing Team Nederland

2017-04-15-0027Since 2014, all rookies are required by the ACO to attend an intensive simulator day at AOTech on the outskirts of Paris, where they are put through their paces in a variety of situations they will face during the race. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

Power leads Indycar Grand Prix warmup; Rahal shows promise in 4th

On the 2.439-mile road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Will PowerWill Power made it a sweep of leading every on-track session leading up to this afternoon’s INDYCAR Grand Prix when he paced this morning’s 30-minute practice. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Pagenaud sets sights on repeating as Indycar Grand Prix Winner

He’s the Frenchman driving a fluorescent freight train

Simon PagenaudIt’s impossible to miss Simon Pagenaud, not just because his No. 1 Menards Team Penske Chevrolet is Day-Glo yellow. The defending Verizon IndyCar Series champion is leading the points standings again entering Saturday’s INDYCAR Grand Prix on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course and is beginning to distance himself from competitors when running up front. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 09

Johnny Rutherford returns to McLaren for the month of May

The 79-year-old Texan won the Indianapolis 500 on no fewer than three occasions

Johnny Rutherford returns to McLaren for the month of May 1McLaren-Honda-Andretti is delighted to announce that Indy 500 legend Johnny Rutherford will join the team’s IndyCar programme as its official ambassador for the month of May.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 03

Daly sets pace in valuable series open test at Gateway Motorsports Park

Daly said the egg-shaped oval drives more like a road course, which is fine with him

Conor DalyVerizon IndyCar Series open test at Gateway Motorsports Park provided a glowing example of what happens when INDYCAR, its teams, drivers and a racetrack work together for the good of all. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 21

IndyCar headed back to ‘Sweet Home Alabama’

It’s back to “Sweet Home Alabama” for Josef Newgarden

Barber Motorsports ParkThe 26-year-old hails from Nashville, Tennessee, about three hours up I-65 from Barber Motorsports Park, site of this weekend’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by America’s First.

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Apr 19

Honda’s Asimo robot named Barber Race Grand Marshal

Honda’s humanoid robot ASIMO will serve as grand marshal at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

AsimoBarber Motorsports Park and race promoter ZOOM Motorsports are merging the high-tech world of INDYCAR racing with the high-tech world of robotics for a one-of-a-kind race experience. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 19

Conway to replace Duval for Paris ePrix

Conway raced seven times for Venturi Formula E in Season 2

Mike Conway will make his return to the FIA Formula E Championship at the Paris ePrix for Faraday Future Dragon Racing in place of Loic Duval, who has clashing DTM commitments for Audi on that weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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