Tag Archive: IndyCar

Aug 25

2017 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule features continuity, addition of Gateway

A total of six events on ovals, six on permanent road courses and five on temporary street circuits

Verizon IndyCar Series logo INDYCAR announced the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule today, a 17-race season that provides continuity, adds a new event at Gateway Motorsports Park and confirms a multi-year agreement with Watkins Glen International.

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Aug 25

The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio to feature another dynamic INDYCAR weekend in July 2017

Verizon IndyCar Series officials made the announcement today, revealing the details of its 2017 schedule

The Honda Indy 200 At Mid-Ohio Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course announces that The Honda Indy 200 will return to the historic road course, July 28-30, 2017 as an integral part of its 56th anniversary season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

The next Race Of Champions (ROC) will take place inside Miami’s Marlins Park baseball stadium on January 21-22, 2017

Miami becomes first American city 
to host the Race Of Champions

ROC - Miami becomes first American city 
to host the Race Of Champions The Race Of Champions (ROC) is heading to the United States of America for the first time in its history after Miami’s Marlins Park baseball stadium won the rights to host the next ROC event on January 21-22, 2017.

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Aug 11

Antonio Felix da Costa to join Andretti Formula E

Formula E race winner to drive alongside Robin Frijns at Andretti

Antonio Felix da Costa to join Andretti Formula EPortuguese driver Antonio Felix da Costa will join the Andretti Formula E team for the 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship. Piloting the No.28 MS Amlin Andretti car for season three will mark a renewed relationship between da Costa and the global insurance company. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 30

Indy cars are racing on the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the 32nd time with this weekend’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio

Mid-Ohio notebook: Even veterans struggle to get handle on track

Will PowerIt is one of the favorite circuits for the drivers but can also be one of the trickiest, even to successful Team Penske veterans Helio Castroneves, Juan Pablo Montoya and Will Power. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

Sara Price to break gender barrier at Stadium Super Trucks Series this Friday (+video)

Price will make her debut during the Honda Indy Toronto July 15-17 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

SaraPrice01Sara Price, 23, a successful multi-championship Professional Motocross and UTV racer from Southern California will be the first woman to compete in the SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks Presented by TRAXXAS Series.

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Jul 08

INDYCAR drivers and officials remember Carl Haas

Thoughts from INDYCAR drivers and officials on Carl Haas, the longtime car owner who died June 29

Carl Haas and Justin WilsonMARIO ANDRETTI (driver for Newman/Haas Racing from 1983-1994, 1984 Indy car champion, 18 race wins with team): “Carl had a heart of gold and a deep commitment to our sport. He earned the respect and admiration of his competitors and all those who drove for him through the years for being tenacious yet fair.”

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Jun 27

Honda Indy Toronto welcomes Metrolinx as official partner of 2016 event

GO Transit IndyCar unveiling and free rides for kids under 12 on GO Transit services

Honda Indy Toronto welcomes Metrolinx as official partner of 2016 event The 2016 Honda Indy Toronto is just a couple weeks away and taking GO Transit will be among the easiest ways to get to and from Exhibition Place during the race weekend. Race fans travelling to and from the event can enjoy 30-minute service on GO Transit’s Lakeshore lines throughout the event weekend, July 15-17. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

Alexander Rossi finds victory in IndyCar

Series rookie takes victory at 100th Running Of The Indianapolis 500

Starting from the 11th position, rookie Alexander Rossi has won today’s historical 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race driving the No. 98 NAPA AUTO PARTS / Curb Honda for the Andretti-Herta Autosport collaboration. Read the rest of this entry »

May 03

Sarah Fisher enjoys setting the pace at INDYCAR events

From her time racing sprint cars and midgets, to Indy cars and then as an INDYCAR team owner, Sarah Fisher was used to being a pace setter.

Sarah FisherNow, she’s setting the pace once again in the truest sense of the word as the new primary pace car driver for the Verizon IndyCar Series. With longtime pace car driver Johnny Rutherford scaling back this season to drive only at Phoenix International Raceway earlier this month and the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil in May, INDYCAR officials went searching for a successor. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

INDYCAR announces competition rules, procedural changes

An electronic pit exit commit line has been embedded in the track surface

Barber Motorsports ParkINDYCAR announced the following rules and procedures changes effective at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park from April 22-24 Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Taya Kyle takes IndyCar ride with Mario Andretti in Long Beach

Californian Fire Captain joins PIRTEK Team Murray’s CK Crew for Indy 500

PIRTEK Team Murray driver, Matt Brabham, Mario Andretti, Taya Kyle and Californian Fire Captain, Sonny Saghera Taya Kyle – military and first responder family advocate and author – has taken the ride of a lifetime with IndyCar and Formula 1 World Champion, Mario Andretti at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Theodore Racing makes Indycar return with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing

Theodore Racing returns to Indycar

Theodore Racing returns to the Verizon IndyCar Series to contest three rounds of the 2016 season; Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach; Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis and the 100th running of the iconic Indianapolis 500. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

Back to the future: INDYCAR returns to Phoenix International Raceway

Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix

Phoenix International RacewayThe blockbuster 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season takes a page out of its own history this weekend with the highly anticipated return to Phoenix International Raceway for the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

INSIGHT: The history of racing at Long Beach

It’s the longest running street race in the US, so naturally Long Beach has a wonderful history

It’s the longest running street race in the US, so naturally Long Beach has a wonderful historyFor over 40 years the streets of Long Beach have reverberated to the sound of racing cars. From thunderous F5000s, to high-tech F1 and through multiple generations of IndyCar, the Long Beach Grand Prix has played host to them all. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Alex Tagliani completes successful testing in Monza

ZAKSPEED completes successful testing in Monza

Alex Tagliani completes successful testing in Monza Team ZAKSPEED took part in the Blancpain GT Series two-day test program at the Autodrome Nazionale in Monza last week, where the season opener for the Endurance Championship will take place on the third weekend in April. IndyCar-Star Alex Tagliani will compete behind the wheel of the new Mercedes-AMG GT3.

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Mar 03

Ferrari debuts ‘halo’ cockpit protection concept

Ferrari details halo canopy, visibility ‘OK’

Ferrari debuts 'halo' cockpit protection conceptFerrari has caused a stir by rolling its car out on the third day of the second pre-season test with a head protection canopy attached. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 02

WEC: Manor welcomes back former-IndyCar driver, James Jakes, as the team extends its 2016 driver line up

James Jakes rejoins Manor

James Jakes rejoins Manor British driver, James Jakes, will return to Manor this season for his debut in the FIA World Endurance Championship. James had previously driven with the team during 2007 in Formula 3 and 2010 in the GP3 series, visiting the podium a number of times, before heading to the USA to compete in the IndyCar Series for the past 4 seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Alexander Rossi to pilot No. 98 Honda for Andretti Autosport in Verizon IndyCar Series

Alexander Rossi will make his Verizon IndyCar Series debut in 2016 with Andretti Autosport

Alexander Rossi Rossi, who will make the transition from the FIA Formula 1 World Championship to IndyCar, will pilot the No. 98 Honda. Rossi makes his transition to IndyCar official with a rookie test day March 1 at Sebring International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Scott Speed joins Formula E commentary team

US racing star to stand in for Dario Franchitti in Mexico

US racing star to stand in for Dario Franchitti in MexicoFormula E podium finisher Scott Speed will be part of the championship’s world feed commentary team for round five of the series, which takes place in Mexico City on March 12. Read the rest of this entry »

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