Tag Archive: IndyCar

Feb 17

KV Racing Technology will no longer compete in Indycar

The team did not submit an entry for the 2017 season

KV Racing TechnologiesKV Racing Technology, the Indy car team that collected seven race wins over 14 seasons including the 2013 Indianapolis 500, announced that it will no longer compete in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 16

Williams appoints Dirk de Beer as Head of Aerodynamics

Dirk arrives at Williams with a wealth of experience

05 - Williams Martini Racing Williams Martini Racing is pleased to announce that Dirk de Beer has been appointed as the team’s new Head of Aerodynamics, and will join the company on 1 March 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Hildebrand below track record at Phoenix test

Ed Carpenter Racing dominated the third practice session during IndyCar’s Phoenix open test

J.R Hildebrand - Phoenix © Joe Skibinski  - IndyCar Media JR Hildebrand dipped below Helio Castroneves’ lap record of 192.631mph set in 2016 with a 193.234mph lap of the 1.022-mile oval in his No. 21 ECR Chevy. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Hunter-Reay learning to adapt to Acura NSX for Rolex 24

Sometimes, going slower can be faster, and vice-versa

Graham Rahal and Ryan Hunter-ReayThat’s what Ryan Hunter-Reay, Graham Rahal and Katherine Legge have discovered in their preparation to reintroduce the Acura NSX to sports car racing. When it comes to comparing their experiences in INDYCAR with the NSX, there’s little common ground. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Sebastian Vettel wins ROC Nations Cup for Team Germany in Miami

Team Germany’s Sebastian Vettel stormed to victory in the ROC Nations Cup at Miami’s Marlins Park

Sebastian Vettel wins ROC Nations  Cup for Team Germany in Miami Team Germany are celebrating a record seventh win in the ROC Nations Cup after Sebastian Vettel took a stunning victory all by himself at Miami’s Marlins Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Juan Pablo Montoya crowned Champion of Champions in Miami

Colombian motor sport great Juan Pablo Montoya has won the Race Of Champions trophy for the first time at Miami’s Marlins Park

Juan Pablo Montoya crowned Champion of Champions in Miami Colombia’s 2015 Indianapolis 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya put in a stunning performance to eclipse 16 fellow stars of motor sport and earn the title ‘Champion of Champions’ for the first time on a thrilling afternoon of action at Miami’s Marlins Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Racing at home special to Indycar stars in all-star event

Race of Champions has arrived in Miami

Race of ChampionsLater this year, the best baseball players in the world will descend upon Marlins Park for the 2017 MLB All-Star Game. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

Motor sport legends from all over the world prepare for this weekend’s ROC Miami

Miami’s Marlins Park was swarming with legends of motor sport today ahead of this weekend’s ROC Miami

Motor sport legends from all over the world  prepare for this weekend’s ROC Miami Many of the world’s greatest drivers have arrived in Miami ahead of this weekend’s Race Of Champions – and today they put in their first practice laps of the unique ROC circuit winding its way around the inside of Marlins Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

ROC Miami to raise money for local Children’s Cancer Centre with spectacular charity auction

The auction includes unique items like the ROC Art Car

ROC Miami to raise money for local Children’s Cancer Centre with spectacular charity auction Together with this weekend’s ROC Miami drivers and Racing For Cancer, the Race Of Champions is running a special charity auction in aid of the new Pediatric Cancer Care Unit at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Kyle Busch and Travis Pastrana enjoy first runs on brand new track ahead of this weekend’s ROC Miami

The new track was finished overnight

Kyle Busch and Travis Pastrana enjoy first runs on brand new track ahead of this weekend’s ROC Miami The Race Of Champions will celebrate its first appearance on American soil with a brand new track concept this weekend: a figure-of-eight circuit with two loops winding their way around the inside of Miami’s Marlins Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Countdown to ROC Miami: Race Of Champions in numbers

ROC Miami will be the 28th Race Of Champions since its first event in Paris in 1988

Countdown to ROC Miami Race Of Champions in numbers Miami’s Marlins Park is the 13th venue to host the Race Of Champions, following a range of prestigious venues all over the world – including London’s Olympic Stadium and Wembley Stadium, Beijing’s ‘Bird’s Nest’ Olympic Stadium, Bangkok’s National Stadium, Bushy Park Barbados and the Stade de France in Paris. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

The 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series car concept became part of the talk during INDYCAR Media Day at series headquarters in Indianapolis

INDYCAR president hails positive response to 2018 car concept drawings

Jay FryeJay Frye, INDYCAR’s president of competition and operations, unveiled initial concept drawings of next year’s car last week at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The bodywork images received a warm welcome from many in and around the sport, according to Frye. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

CBS Sports Network joins broadcasters screening ROC Miami LIVE on TV all around the world

Viewers in the USA can watch Sunday’s ROC Nations Cup live on CBS Sports Network from 12pm to 2pm Eastern Time

CBS Sports Network joins broadcasters screening ROC Miami LIVE on TV all around the world CBS Sports Network is among a stunning range of broadcasters from all over the world who will be screening this weekend’s ROC Miami live. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Patrick Carpentier appointed Montreal ePrix ambassador

Champ Car, IndyCar and NASCAR ace Patrick Carpentier has been appointed as the ambassador for the season finale Montreal ePrix, which takes place on July 29/30.

2016:04:22_13:47:16_0067 The Quebec native has been following the FIA Formula E Championship through his TV commentary job at RDS, and following the announcement of his new role, he took some time out to speak to www.fiaformulae.com.

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Jan 16

The draw for the group stages took place today at Marlins Park

For this weekend’s Race Of Champions gets motor sport’s greats ready to ROC Miami

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Provider for the Race Of Champions The draw for this weekend’s Race Of Champions inside Miami’s Marlins Park has thrown up some intriguing head-to-head encounters between some of the world’s greatest drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

Detroit auto show provides perfect setting to unveil 2018 car concept

What better place for a proud history to connect with an optimistic vision for the future? 

2018 Universal Aerokit Concept SketchesIn a maze of about a million square feet of carefully constructed, carpeted booths, as part of an annual celebration that dates to 1899, INDYCAR put its best driving foot forward today in the North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

Win the chance to race Indy 500 winners at ROC Factor Miami presented by AutoNation!

The event is part of the build-up to the Race Of Champions itself

Win the chance to race Indy 500 winners at ROC Factor Miami presented by AutoNation! Two drivers will win the chance to compare their skills with three Indianapolis 500 winners at a special ROC Factor Miami presented by AutoNation event – taking place outside Miami’s Marlins Park on Monday January 16 – and it could be you! Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 10

ROC Factor winners Rzadzinski and Glusman to compete in Miami’s ROC Nations Cup

“I’m so happy I don’t even know what to say. Thank you everyone in Edmonton, Canada” – Rzadzinski

ROC Factor winners Rzadzinski and Glusman to compete in Miami’s ROC Nations Cup Two relatively unknown drivers have won the opportunity to compete at this month’s Race Of Champions inside Miami’s Marlins Park following a unique ROC Factor contest based on a social media vote Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 09

Scott Dixon paces GTLM on Second Day Of Roar

Multi-time IndyCar champ Scott Dixon, who races in that series for team owner Chip Ganassi, has been a part of Ganassi’s development of the Ford GT from the start

So it isn’t surprising that the open-wheel expert is just as impressive in a car with a roof. Dixon laid down a lap of 1:44.558 in the number 67 Ford GT in Saturday’s morning session, the quickest overall of anyone in GTLM. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 06

Formula 1 and Indycar Champion Jacques Villeneuve confirmed for Autosport International

Jacques Villeneuve confirms attendance at Europe’s premier pre-season motorsport show

2016-06-09_0344 Former Formula 1 World Champion, CART IndyCar Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner, Jacques Villeneuve, has joined the lineup for Autosport International 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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