Tag Archive: IndyCar

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 »

Feb 18

BHA merges with Andretti for four car effort

“I couldn’t be more excited about this new chapeter for Bryan Herta Autosport,” said Bryan Herta”

Bryan Herta Autosport announced today that the team will join forces with four-time IndyCar championship team Andretti Autosport via a merger that will see Andretti field a fourth entry for the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

54th Rolex 24 at Daytona opens Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup

Daytona joins Sebring, Watkins Glen, Road Atlanta in unique competition

Drivers from all forms of motorsports are converging on Daytona International Speedway for this weekend’s 54th Rolex 24 At Daytona, the opening race for both the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup.

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Jan 28

INDYCAR drivers have prevalent storylines for Rolex 24 At Daytona

Practice and qualifying for the Rolex 24 will be held Jan. 28

Chip Ganassi RacingFor Verizon IndyCar Series drivers Scott Dixon and Graham Rahal, the 54th Rolex 24 At Daytona sports car race this weekend offers a stark contrast of “out with the old, in with the new.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 16

FIA President Jean Todt says bringing canopies into motorsport to improve cockpit safety must be done carefully and to what is practical

Todt careful in safety canopy investigations

2015-06-07_1820 FIA President Jean Todt says bringing canopies into motorsport to improve cockpit safety needs to be looked at very carefully to understand what is practical. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 08

McLaren’s Tyler Alexander passes away

“Quite simply, Tyler lived and breathed McLaren”

McLaren's Tyler Alexander passes awayMcLaren chief Ron Dennis has led the tributes for Tyler Alexander after he passed away at the age of 75, as confirmed by the Woking-based squad. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 02

Driver Debrief: 2016 Resolutions from ‘The Mayor’

“For me, 2015 was far from a typical season.” – James Hinchcliffe

James Hinchcliffe‘Tis the season for people to decide that they are going back to the gym, or they are going to be better at adding to their savings account, or maybe they want to quit smoking. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 31

INDYCAR will ring in New Year from Coast to Coast

New Year’s Eve car drop in Indianapolis

New Year's Eve Car UnveilAs the world rings in 2016, INDYCAR will play a prominent role in activities across the nation. From Boston to Indianapolis to Pasadena, the spotlight will be shining on the Verizon IndyCar Series over the next few days. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 26

Holmatro Safety Team works continuously to remain on ‘Cutting’ Edge

The group is recognized by most as the best in motorsports

Holmatro Safety TeamWhen a driver has an issue on track at an INDYCAR-sanctioned event, there’s no one he or she would rather see than an “Angel in Orange.” Read the rest of this entry »

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