Tag Archive: IndyCar

Sep 01

INDYCAR honors champs, pays tribute to Wilson

The celebration began with a video tribute to seven-time Indy car winner Justin Wilson

Scott Dixon and Mark MilesLess than 24 hours after a scintillating, gripping and heart-wrenching season finale at Sonoma Raceway — in which the driver and entrant championships hung in the balance until the completion of the 2,232nd and final lap of the 16th race — the Verizon IndyCar Series honored its champions, award winners and partners. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 26

FIA to study closed-cockpit concepts!

Charlie Whiting says motorsport’s governing body will look into further ways to improve driver safety

2015-06-06_1639The FIA will consider ways to improve driver safety in the wake of Justin Wilson’s death, including a revisiting of closed-cockpit concepts. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 25

Justin Wilson 1978-2015

Driver succumbs to injury sustained in Aug. 23 race

Justin Wilson

INDYCAR announced that driver Justin Wilson, who enjoyed success in multiple motorsports series during a two-decade professional career, died today from a head injury sustained in the Verizon IndyCar Series race Aug. 23 at Pocono Raceway. He was 37. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Justin Wilson medical update

INDYCAR sends its thoughts and prayers to Justin, his family, and Andretti Autosport during this difficult time.

Justin WilsonINDYCAR driver Justin Wilson suffered a severe head injury during today’s event at Pocono Raceway. Wilson is currently in a coma and in critical condition while undergoing further evaluation at Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, Pa. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 14

Matt Brabham ‘ready’ after second IndyCar test

The 21-year-old took part in the test under the Mazda Road to Indy ‘Rookie’ program

Matt BrabhamMatt Brabham believes he is ready for a fulltime Verizon IndyCar Series drive after completing his second official test session with Andretti Autosport at Sonoma. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 07

“Crazy” Stadium Super Trucks set to light up Australia

Stadium Super Trucks were a crowd favourite at the Clipsal 500 V8 Supercar

Robby Gordon’s “crazy” Stadium Super Truck Robby Gordon’s “crazy” Stadium Super Trucks will return to Australia later this year for a two-round series including a spectacular stadium event at the  Spotless Stadium, Sydney Showgroundson Saturday, October 31. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Sherwin-Williams joins INDYCAR, IMS as partner

“Sherwin-Williams is extremely excited for this new relationship with INDYCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway” – Bobby Moody

Sherwin-Williams PartnershipSherwin-Williams, an industry leader in paint and coatings, will serve as the Official Paint and Finishing Partner of INDYCAR, the Verizon IndyCar Series, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal 400 at the Brickyard as part of a multi-year partnership agreement. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

San Francisco to host championship celebration

The Championship Celebration will take place the day after the title-deciding GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway

Verizon IndyCar logo Fans are invited to mingle with the stars of the Verizon IndyCar Series during the 2015 INDYCAR Championship Celebration on Monday, Aug. 31 at the historic Nob Hill Masonic Center in downtown San Francisco. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

Content and access key to the future success of motorsport

Agag part of panel at FIA Sport Conference in Mexico

Agag part of panel at FIA Sport Conference in MexicoMotorsport must create more interesting content and provide better access to fans than rival sports in order to ensure it remains competitive in the current sports media environment. That was the message from key motorsport identities at the FIA Sport Conference 2015 in Mexico City today. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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