Tag Archive: IZOD IndyCar Series

Aug 31

Dixon’s final-lap effort grabs Verizon P1 Award

He recorded the fastest lap of the weekend in Group 1

2013-07-13_0145Competitors in the Firestone Fast Six for the Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT had a combined 50 IZOD IndyCar Series pole starts — all by Scott Dixon (19) and Will Power (31) — which made the veteran drivers targets for four others seeking the notoriety. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 13

Barracuda Racing unveils driver lineup

For remainder of 2013 Season

Barracuda Racing logoBarracuda Racing announced today that JR Hildebrand and Luca Filippi will fill the seat of the No. 98 car to complete the 2013 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 03

Filippi’s solid qualifying run discarded after incident

The Honda Indy 200 of Mid-Ohio will take place on August 4

Filippi QualsItalian driver Luca Filippi will start Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 of Mid-Ohio in 24th place after an off halted his fourth-place qualifying run. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 03

Luca Filippi to drive for Barracuda Racing at Mid-Ohio

Tagliani not racing for the first time this year

Barracuda Racing logoFollowing a successful Open Test on Wednesday, Barracuda Racing has decided to continue with Luca Filippi as the driver of the No. 98 car for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 17

Mike Conway to drive for Level 5 Motorsport at the Grand Prix of Mosport

“Firstly I would like to wish Ryan Briscoe a speedy recovery and hope he gets better soon”

Mike ConwayMB Partners have secured Mike Conway a drive in the Grand Prix of Mosport in Ontario, Canada this weekend with Level 5 Motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 15

Second top-10 finish for Mike Conway at Honda Indy Toronto

The first successful standing start in the IZOD IndyCar Series history

13-07-14_025Mike Conway drove a superb race today, securing another seventh place finish in Race 2 of the Honda Indy Toronto.

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Jul 13

Indycar to use standing start for Honda Indy Toronto race #2

The series’ first attempt at a standing start was aborted during Race #1

2013-07-13_0152Indycar officials announced a standing start will be used in the IZOD IndyCar Series’ Honda Indy Toronto 2 in T.O. Race #2 on Sunday, July 14.

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Jul 13

Seventeenth place start to Toronto double header weekend for Barracuda Racing

“We have some work to do for the race” – Tagliani

IMG_2658Alex Tagliani qualified the Barracuda Racing car in 17th place for the first of two IndyCar races taking place this weekend on the streets of Toronto.

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Jul 12

Karl Wolf and Vita Chambers to sing the national anthems during opening ceremonies for the Honda Indy Toronto 2inTO

Honda Indy announces anthem singers for event weekend

2013-07-14Organizers of the 2013 Honda Indy Toronto have announced that Vita Chambers and Karl Wolf will sing the national anthems during opening ceremonies for the two IZOD IndyCar Series races taking place July 13 and 14. 

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Jul 09

Barracuda Racing Honda Indy Toronto preview

Alex Tagliani Honda Indy Toronto preview

HondaIndyTO“Naturally, I’m a little bit apprehensive going into Toronto after what happened in Pocono. Obviously this is an important double-header race weekend for Barracuda Racing as we continue trying to turn the season around.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 08

Analytic Systems to headline USF2000 Canadian rounds

This will be the series’ first foray into Canada

Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by MazdaAnalytic Systems has signed on as title sponsor for the pair of Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda races to be held during the Honda Indy Toronto. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Honda Indy Toronto is Free on Fan Friday

On Friday, July 12, 2013

Honda Indy Toronto logoOntario Honda Dealers Association continues its support of Make-A-Wish® Canada to help make children’s wishes come true. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 23

Hinchcliffe dominates Iowa for first oval win

James Hinchcliffe’s maiden IZOD IndyCar Series victory was certainly emotional.

James Hinchcliffe Iowa Speedway - photo IndyCar Series Chris JonesHis second was dramatic. This one might play out to be the most important as the 19-race season accelerates toward its Oct. 19 conclusion. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

“It’s been a couple tough weeks in a row here for the Barracuda Racing guys” – Tagliani

Day ends early for Barracuda Racing at Milwaukee IndyFest

Barracuda Racing MKEWith just under 100 laps left in the race, a mechanical issue ended the day early for Barracuda Racing at the historic Milwaukee Mile on Saturday afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 02

Mike Conway wins the first race of the Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit

His teammate Justin Wilson finished third.

Mike Conway wins the first race of the Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans. This is his second IZOD IndyCar Series win, with his previous being in Long Beach in 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Brush with turn one wall ends Tagliani’s charge at Indy

“It’s just frustrating but I’m still very proud of the Barracuda Racing team”

Tagliani Indy RaceAlex Tagliani and his Barracuda Racing crew were on their way to a strong Indy 500 finish on Sunday when a minor incident and subsequent prolonged pit stop put them in P24 with the checkered flag. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

McLaren wins European Award for Innovation Leadership

At a ceremony held at Trinity College, Dublin

McLaren GroupMcLaren has received a prestigious award at the first annual European Awards for Innovation Leadership. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

McLaren wins Queen’s Award for International Trade

“We are delighted to have been recognised in the Queen’s Awards”

McLaren Electronic Systems logoMcLaren Electronic Systems (MESL), part of the McLaren Group, is delighted to announce that it has been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2013 for its outstanding achievement in international trade. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

Disappointing Weekend for Barracuda Racing at Long Beach

Alex Tagliani finished 19th

No 98 LB - releaseThe P19 result was not reflective of the speed for Alex Tagliani and his Barracuda Racing crew for Sunday’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

Another solid climb for Barracuda Racing at Barber

“I’m really proud of the Barracuda Racing team today” – Tagliani

98 at Barber - PRAlex Tagliani lead his Barracuda Racing crew to a P11 finish at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama on Sunday afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Barracuda Racing preview

Alexandre Tagliani and Barracuda Racing Notes & Quotes

Honda Grand Prix St-Petersburg logoI’m very excited to start the season. It’s been a long winter but I’ve watched the Barracuda Racing team work hard on preparing a very competitive race car.

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Mar 13

New partnership between Oasis® and Alexandre Tagliani (updated)

For his upcoming season, Alexandre Tagliani will be able to count on the renewed support of Lassonde and Oasis juices.

Alex Tagliani with Team Owner Bryan Herta and Lead Engineer Todd Malloy, and the new Dallara-Honda #98IZOD - IndyCar seriesThrough this new partnership, by which Lassonde joins forces with the Quebec-born race car driver in 2013, the Oasis logo will be more visible than ever on Alexandre Tagliani’s #98 Dallara-Honda. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Alex Tagliani returns to Barracuda Racing for 2013

Barracuda Racing is proud to announce that Alex Tagliani will return to the team as driver of the No. 98 entry.

Alex TaglianiBarracuda Racing logoA veteran of the IZOD IndyCar Series, Tagliani has a proven track record of speed and focus. A pole position at Texas and leading laps in five of the fifteen scheduled races were highlights of Tagliani’s 2012 season. In addition, the French Canadian driver also qualified in the Firestone Fast Six in all but two races after the team’s engine manufacturer change at Indianapolis. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

IndyCar star raring for 2nd ‘Rolex 24 at Daytona’ outing

James Hinchcliffe Q&A

James HinchcliffeRolex 24 At Daytona logoThis weekend sees Canadian IndyCar front-runner and ‘2012 Fan Favorite’ James Hinchcliffe compete in his second ‘Rolex 24 at Daytona’, Saturday 26th – Sunday 27th January, at the Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, Florida.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 09

Barracuda Networks to return as primary sponsor for Bryan Herta Autosport

Known for exceptional performance, Barracuda Networks is a critical part of where technology has come and where it will continue to go.

Barracuda Networks logoBarracuda Racing logoBryan Herta Autosport is proud to announce that Barracuda Networks will continue to be the primary sponsor for the team’s 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series No. 98 “Barracuda Racing” entry. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 15

Successful test day at Sebring as Barracuda Racing prepares for 2013

Tagliani and the crew are eager to build on what they started

No 98 at SebringAlex Tagliani logoWhen Alex Tagliani hit the track on Thursday at Sebring International Raceway, the goal was to further develop the Barracuda DW12 for the 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Alex Tagliani to test at Sebring International Raceway

Tests begin Thursday for Bryan Herta Autosport

Alex Tagliani logoTodd Malloy - Alex TaglianiAs he prepares for the upcoming 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series, Alex Tagliani will test the Team Barracuda Networks Honda at Sebring International Raceway, Florida on Thursday December 13. For Tagliani and Bryan Herta Autosport (BHA), this will be a change from last season when they missed the pre-season sessions altogether because of the lack of availability of Lotus engines. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 10

Honda Indy Toronto tickets on sale now

IndyCar doubleheader, new grandstands and ticket prices set to turbocharge the experience for all ticketholders in 2013

Honda Indy Toronto logoIZOD - IndyCar seriesTickets to the 2013 Honda Indy Toronto are now on sale, and they come with a generous dose of “turbocharged” excitement and value. For the first time in its history, the event will feature two official, fully-sanctioned IZOD IndyCar Series races, one with standing start on Saturday and a second with a rolling start on Sunday. Each event will be full length, with full points and full prize money. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Honda Indy Toronto tickets on sale December 10

IndyCar doubleheader, new grandstands and ticket prices set to turbocharge the experience for all ticketholders in 2013

Sunday - Pre-Race & Podium - Honda Indy TorontoHonda Indy Toronto logoTickets to the 2013 Honda Indy Toronto go on sale December 10, and they come with a generous dose of “turbocharged” excitement and value. For the first time in its history, the event will feature two official, fully-sanctioned IZOD IndyCar Series races, one with standing start on Saturday and a second with a rolling start on Sunday. Each event will be full length, with full points and full prize money. 

(Honda Indy Toronto 2012 photo album)

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Oct 01

Honda Indy Toronto to double the excitement in 2013 with back-to-back IZOD IndyCar Series races, July 13 and 14

Toronto will be one of three IndyCar tracks to feature a doubleheader

IZOD - IndyCar seriesHonda Indy Toronto logoThe Honda Indy Toronto will feature an important addition in 2013: a doubleheader weekend of IZOD IndyCar Series races. The addition of back-to-back races in Toronto is a first in the history of the event, which will run July 12-14 at Exhibition Place. Read the rest of this entry »

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