Tag Archive: Jimmy Vasser

Mar 02

Team Outlook 2016: KVSH Racing focuses on one-car effort

Sebastien Bourdais will drive the No. 11 Team Hydroxycut – KVSH Racing Chevrolet

Jimmy Vasser, Sebastien Bourdais, and James Sullivan2015 Verizon IndyCar Series highlights: Heading a two-car effort, Bourdais posted victories at Belle Isle-2 and dominantly at The Milwaukee Mile, giving the four-time season champion 34 career Indy car wins, tied for seventh all time.

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Feb 11

NOLA track fast, and will get faster in April

“I think they’ll put on a great show just how impressive the speed looks on the circuit”

NOLA Motorsports ParkA stroll to the opposite side of NOLA Motorsports Park’s pit lane during the first day of a team test confirmed Jimmy Vasser’s perspective. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 29

KVRT Statement : Brian Barnhart named Indycar Race Director

“it makes perfect sense and is the right decision” – Sebastien Bourdais

KV Racing Technology logo KV Racing Technology issued the following statements regarding the naming of Vice President of Competition Brian Barnhart as INDYCAR Race Director. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 29

Barrichello to announce Indycar deal on Thursday

Rubens Barrichello will announce on Thursday he has agreed a deal to switch to Indycar racing in 2012.

Randy Bernard - Rubens BarrichelloRubens Barrichello KV Racing seat fittingThat is the claim of the well-connected O Estado de S.Paulo newspaper, reporting that the formula one veteran has secured $3 million in sponsorship backing to secure the seat. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 02

Barrichello to decide Indycar switch ‘soon’

The likelihood is rising that Rubens Barrichello will switch from formula one to Indycar for the 2012 season.

IZOD - IndyCar seriesRubens Barrichello 2012-01-31Left without a race seat after 19 consecutive seasons of grands prix, the 39-year-old Brazilian has been testing this week in Florida with the team of an Indy driver he describes as his “brother”, Tony Kanaan.

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Jan 27

Friend Kanaan asked Barrichello to test Indycar

Rubens Barrichello will test an Indycar next week at the behest of his close friend and series driver Tony Kanaan.

Rubens Barrichello KV Racing seat fittingRubens Barrichello IndyCarA photo has emerged of F1’s record-setting veteran Rubens Barrichello having a moulded seat fitted in the 2012-specification KV Racing car.

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Jun 30

Team USA to provide opportunities

The scholarship was founded in 1990

F2000 new logoF1600 F Championship logoThe highest placed American drivers under 20 years-old in both the F2000 Championship Series and the F1600 Formula F Championship Series prior to the conclusion of the season (following F2000 at Mosport and F1600 at Mid-Ohio) will be included among the list of candidates for prestigious Team USA Scholarships. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 04

F2000: Scarallo competes in team USA shootout

 Scarallo getting ready in one of the Corvettes

F2000’s Jonathan Scarallo competed in the Team USA Scholarship shootout in Arizona yesterday. The young driver is coming off a huge first-career F2000 victory at Road America and was one of the handful of drivers handpicked by Jeremy Shaw to compete in the shootout to ultimately represent the United States in the end-of-year Formula Ford events in England. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 08

Alex Tagliani Indy Grand Prix of Alabama race preview

Race 3 of 17

“Even though I didn’t test at Barber I’ve gotten an opportunity to drive the track in the Holmatro Safety Truck and also to do a significant amount of simulator running on our Virtual GT at the shop. It certainly doesn’t replace running at the track, but it has given me a good idea of the layout.” -Alex Tagliani Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 08

Tagliani Takes to the track in Long Beach

Gives Hollywood a Feel of IndyCar Speed

Alex Tagliani -  Miss Grand Prix - Patrick Dempsey - Jim MichaelianFAZZT Race Team driver Alex Tagliani joined the Pro/Celebrity Race drivers yesterday in Long Beach, California for Press Day and to take a tour around the 1.97 mile Grand Prix circuit. The Press Day is held in preparation for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (April 16-18) and includes a number of the celebrities and professional drivers who will be competing in the 34th Annual Toyota Pro/Celebrity event. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 13

Back in Indy!

Driving the Lotus-Cosworth IndyCar will be the former F1 driver Takuma Sato.

Indycar - Lotus-CosworthLotus and Cosworth have entered into a new technical and commercial partnership with established IndyCar competitors KV Racing Technology to run in the 2010 IndyCar Series. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 19

Sato said no to Campos and USF1

“I don’t feel it was appropriate.”

Takuma Sato said no to making a return to formula one this year with the struggling new teams Campos or USF1. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 18

Takuma Sato signs with Indycar team

Takuma Sato Announcement

Former grand prix driver Takuma Sato has signed for the 2010 season with an Indycar team. The 33-year-old Japanese raced in formula one nearly 100 times, for Jordan, BAR and Super Aguri. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 28

Angelelli on Rolex 24 Pole

Johnson Crashes No. 99 In Drama-Filled Day

The clock doesn’t start on the 48th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona until Saturday but there was plenty of drama on Thursday at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 17

Around The Cooper Tires presents the Atlantic Championship powered by Mazda

Atlantic Championship News & Notes

After a history-making 2009 Atlantic Championship season in which she became the winningest woman in series history, Simona De Silvestro had a successful two-day test in an HVM Racing/Team Stargate Worlds IndyCar at Sebring International Raceway last week with an eye toward a possible run in the 2010 IZOD IndyCar Series. “She was very impressive,” said HVM Racing owner Keith Wiggins. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 12

Fifteen-year-old Zach Veach and Jensen MotorSport join forces

For historic season in 2010 Atlantic Championship

With the 23rd annual Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Show as the backdrop, Zach Veach and Jensen MotorSport announced today that Veach will compete in the 2010 Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda. The 15-year-old driver will be the youngest in the 37-year history of the series. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 11

Genoa Racing to enter LMPC class in 2010

Genoa Racing has enjoyed tremendous success in International Formula 3000

Genoa Racing is the latest team to announce its intention to enter the American Le Mans Series’ new Le Mans Prototype Challenge class for 2010. The Zionsville, Ind.-based team is returning to its roots in endurance sports car racing, having campaigned top cars in Can-Am some 30 years ago. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 03

Gainsco/Bob Stallings Racing files first 2010 Rolex 24 entry

Jimmie Johnson joins 2009 championship-winning team for Daytona race

A switch to Chevrolet power for the 2010 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 Daytona Prototype season, and the third-year return of the all-American champion driver lineup of Alex Gurney, Jon Fogarty, Jimmie Johnson and Jimmy Vasser for the season-opening Rolex 24 At Daytona, Jan. 30-31, were announced today by GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing team owner Bob Stallings. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 22

Bomarito and Mansell set for return to Atlantic Championship at Road Atlanta

Next up for the 2009 Atlantic Championship is the penultimate round of the 12-race season this Friday

A pair of familiar faces will return to the Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda paddock at this week’s penultimate round of the 12-race 2009 championship as Jonathan Bomarito and Greg Mansell will compete in Friday’s race at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 04

Atlantic Championship to test Cosworth ”Power To Pass” at Road Atlanta

With an eye toward the 2010 season

All Cooper Tires Presents The Atlantic Championship Powered by Mazda teams and drivers participating in the promoter test day at Road Atlanta on Tuesday, September 22 will have the opportunity to test Cosworth Power To Pass in the day’s first session. The session will run from 9:45 to 10:15 a.m. ET. Read the rest of this entry »


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