Tag Archive: IndyCar

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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Apr 13

Michael Shank Racing partners with Andretti Autosport for Indianapolis 500 effort

The collaboration marks the newest chapter for Columbus, Ohio-based Mike Shank

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competitor Michael Shank Racing will team with Andretti Autosport to campaign the No. 50 Michael Shank Racing with Andretti Autosport Honda/Dallara with driver Jack Harvey for the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 12

Fernando Alonso to race at Indy 500 with McLaren, Honda and Andretti Autosport

After an absence of 38 years, McLaren is to return to the Indianapolis 500 next month, using Honda engines

Fernando Alonso to race at Indy 500 with McLaren, Honda and Andretti AutosportOn May 28th 2017 McLaren will enter a single car in the 101st Indianapolis 500, powered by Honda. The car will be run by the Andretti Autosport team, headed by founder, owner and Chief Executive Officer Michael Andretti, a former IndyCar champion who raced in Formula 1 for McLaren alongside the legendary Ayrton Senna for a single season (1993) and is the son of three-time IndyCar champion and one-time Formula 1 champion Mario Andretti. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 01

More images of design look for 2018 car

The universal kit will attach to the Dallara IR-12 chassis and be used by all competitors in 2018

2018 Car - Top ViewThe response has been overwhelming to INDYCAR’s release this week of computer-generated images of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series car design. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 23

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Thursday

No Australian winner

20170323-001There has never been an Australian winner of the Australian Grand Prix as it stands as a World Championship event. Many have tried – David Brabham, Alan Jones, Mark Webber and now Ricciardo stands to have the best chance. The car is expected to be a good one and perhaps with a bit of luck, he can get there.

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Mar 11

Indycar manufacturers aligned for future series growth

The four manufacturers in the Verizon IndyCar Series will be on board for years to come

Manufacturer's ExtensionChevrolet, Honda, Dallara and Firestone announced jointly Friday that they have agreed to multiyear contract extensions to remain in the series. The Dallara and Firestone extensions were announced in January. Coupling in those from Chevrolet and Honda today ensures a continuation of the core base of INDYCAR’s four primary suppliers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 07

Honda believes it has closed competition gap for 2017

Usually at private test sessions, lap times are a closely guarded secret

HondaThey aren’t released by the Verizon IndyCar Series and only occasionally will teams share them with the media. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 06

Productive Spring training test for Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires at Barber Motorsports Park

Over 50 car and driver combinations took to the 2.38-mile circuit behind the wheel of MX-5s

Productive Spring training test for Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires at Barber Motorsports Park The 2017 Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires season got off to a productive start as the INDYCAR-sanctioned series staged two days of Spring Training testing at Barber Motorsports Park this weekend.  Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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