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Jan 18

Sato, Andretti covet receiving ‘Baby Borg’ trophies for 101st Indy 500 win

“I haven’t decided if it’s going to Indy or Japan”

Michael Andretti and Takuma SatoTakuma Sato now has what every Indianapolis 500 driver desires: his own BorgWarner Drivers Championship Trophy, a memento commonly referred to as “a Baby Borg.” Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 17

Concept becomes reality with formal introduction of new Indy car (+video)

Last year, the future was shared in the form of sketch drawings

Josef NewgardenToday at the North American International Auto Show, the Verizon IndyCar Series pronounced “The Future Starts Now” with its unveiling of a sleek, new 2018 race car at Cobo Center. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 16

INDYCAR ready to unveil its future at North American International Auto Show

Presentation will stream live on IndyCar.com and on INDYCAR’s Facebook page beginning at 9:05 a.m. ET Tuesday

North American International Auto ShowThere’s no bigger or better event than the North American International Auto Show to make a major automotive announcement, which is why INDYCAR will unveil its sleek new 2018 race car during media day on Tuesday at the show in Detroit. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 15

Racing world mourns passing of legendary driver, designer Gurney (updated)

The 86-year-old Gurney died at his Southern California home

Dan GurneyIn the history of American racing, there may have never been a more versatile race driver who exemplified class and innovation more than Dan Gurney. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 11

Extended crew efforts get cars with new universal kits to first test of 2018

“We had to have the monocoque modified to be able to accept the new bodywork “

Chip Ganassi RacingBryan Herta stood near an awning today at Sebring International Raceway, watching as dozens of Andretti Autosport crew members spent their lunch break working feverishly on the team’s four cars. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 24

Alonso signed prints auction benefiting Wilson Children’s Fund ends soon

Available in the online auction are a pair of photo prints  depicting Alonso at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in May

Fernando AlonsoJust a reminder that time is running out to grab a piece of Indianapolis 500 history involving Fernando Alonso and help out the family of Justin Wilson in the process. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 16

Borg-Warner Trophy makes triumphant return from successful tour of Japan

Formula One driver Jenson Button was impressed as he gazed at arguably the most famous trophy in all of international racing

Takuma SatoThe Borg-Warner Trophy is “Back Home Again in Indiana” after its first international trip. The iconic 81-year-old prize created lasting memories on its two-week journey to Japan to commemorate Takuma Sato as the first driver from the country to win the Indianapolis 500. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 15

Quick repair work allows Wickens to test new car at Sebring

Considering what they went through just to get the car to Sebring

Robert Wickens and James HinchcliffeOne thing above all else bothered Schmidt Peterson Motorsports crew members today at Sebring International Raceway: The engine cover on their car wasn’t painted. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 14

Kanaan gets chance to learn universal kit at Sebring test

“It’s the same with a car. People are going to love the way this car looks, and it’s going to attract them more”

Tony KanaanAfter his first stint in a car equipped with the new universal aero kit, Tony Kanaan posted a photo of it on Instagram. Seven hours later, it had more than 2,700 likes and numerous positive comments about its appearance. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 13

Carlin joining Verizon IndyCar Series with drivers Chilton, Kimball in 2018

The team formally announced that it is entering the Verizon IndyCar Series

Max Chilton and Charlie KimballCarlin may be a new team to the Verizon IndyCar Series, but its name is respected worldwide in motorsports and it is bringing familiar names and faces to the competition in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 05

Sato, Borg-Warner Trophy center of attention on Honda thanks day in Japan

More than 20,000 fans came for the daylong event to the facility that hosted Indy car racing from 1999 to 2011.

Takuma SatoJust a week after the Thanksgiving holiday was celebrated in the United States, Honda Japan honored its drivers, including 2017 Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil winner Takuma Sato, at the Honda Racing THANKS DAY on Sunday at Twin Ring Motegi in Japan. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 02

Newgarden among INDYCAR drivers named for Race Of Champions

Montoya is excited to return to defend his championship

2018 Race Of Champions driversReigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Josef Newgarden will compete for the first time in the Race Of Champions, joining fellow INDYCAR drivers Ryan Hunter-Reay, Helio Castroneves and Juan Pablo Montoya in the prestigious all-star event set for Feb. 2-3 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 20

Speculation grows on who Danica Patrick will drive for at 2018 Indy 500

Patrick held a news conference to say that she’d conclude her career in the Indianapolis 500

Danica PatrickNot long after a tearful Danica Patrick announced that the 102nd Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil would be the final race of her career, the news was still too fresh for many Verizon IndyCar Series team officials to digest. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 18

Danica Patrick to end racing career at Indianapolis 500

The first woman to win an Indy car race

Danica Patrick will end her racing career at the 102nd Indianapolis 500.Danica Patrick plans to return to the Verizon IndyCar Series and race in the 102nd Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil in May 2018, the final start in her barrier-breaking career as a race driver. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 14

Hinchcliffe takes personal interest in ‘Stop the Bleed’ initiative

Stop the Bleed

James Hinchcliffe knows something about life-threatening bleeding, so the Verizon IndyCar Series driver was eager to help when asked to promote the national “Stop the Bleed” campaign. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 02

Newgarden earns right to drive car No. 1 in 2018

No word yet on what car number Pagenaud will drive

Josef NewgardenJosef Newgarden earned the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series championship on the racetrack, winning four races in the No. 2 Team Penske Chevrolet on the way to his first title in his sixth season. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 01

Kanaan, Cowdin look to bring winning chemistry to AJ Foyt Racing

The driver-engineer relationship is paramount to success in the Verizon IndyCar Series

Larry Foyt, Eric Cowdin, Tony Kanaan, and A.J. FoytIt’s been proven time after time. If the length of that relationship is any indicator, AJ Foyt Racing is sitting pretty for 2018 with Tony Kanaan driving the team’s No. 14 ABC Supply Chevrolet and Eric Cowdin as his engineer.

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Oct 27

Honda aero kit test at IMS offers glimpse into Indy 500’s future

“On ovals, it’s been such a smooth transition (from the previous car)” – Hinchcliffe

James HinchcliffeJames Hinchcliffe says he learns something every time he gets to get behind the wheel of his Verizon IndyCar Series car. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 19

Hinchcliffe, Wickens form all-Canadian lineup for Schmidt Peterson

Hinchcliffe has renewed his contract with the Indianapolis-based team with a multiyear extension

James Hinchcliffe and Robert WickensSchmidt Peterson Motorsports announced today its lineup for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season that will feature an all-Canadian driving duo of James Hinchcliffe and Robert Wickens. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 13

2018 INDYCAR schedule builds on consistency, adds Portland event (+video)

Take a look at the venues hosting races in 2018

2018 Verizon IndyCar Series ScheduleConsistency and stability, plus the return of a favored track in the Pacific Northwest, highlight INDYCAR’s announcement of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule that again contains 17 races. Read the rest of this entry »


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