Tag Archive: Josef Newgarden

Jul 31

Newgarden conquers Mid-Ohio, takes over points lead

Taking the checkered flag 5.1556 seconds ahead of Team Penske teammate Will Power

Josef NewgardenJosef Newgarden finally completed what he started at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, bursting into the Verizon IndyCar Series championship lead after winning the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio in dominant fashion. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 16

Newgarden captures Honda Indy Toronto for Second win of 2017

Full-course caution allowed Newgarden to take the lead when other front-runners pitted under yellow

Josef NewgardenJosef Newgarden capitalized on fortunate pit strategy to drive to victory in today’s Honda Indy Toronto, the 12th Verizon IndyCar Series race of the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 23

Newgarden drives to second Barber win, first victory with Team Penske

“This is a good one to have, I think we earned it” – Newgarden

Josef NewgardenJosef Newgarden added to the growing bank of fond memories he is accumulating at Barber Motorsports Park, driving to victory today in the Honda Grand Prix of Alabama presented by America’s First. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 21

IndyCar headed back to ‘Sweet Home Alabama’

It’s back to “Sweet Home Alabama” for Josef Newgarden

Barber Motorsports ParkThe 26-year-old hails from Nashville, Tennessee, about three hours up I-65 from Barber Motorsports Park, site of this weekend’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by America’s First.

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Apr 16

Return to scene of Texas crash doesn’t faze Newgarden

Newgarden was involved in a frightening crash that left him with a fractured right clavicle

Josef NewgardenFor Josef Newgarden, returning to Texas Motor Speedway for last week’s Verizon IndyCar Series open test was no big deal. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 22

Montoya gets right back up to speed at Barber open test

“I feel like I drove the car yesterday” – Montoya

Juan Pablo MontoyaJuan Pablo Montoya stepped out of the No. 22 Team Penske Chevrolet, took off his helmet, smiled and shrugged as if to say, “Eh, no big deal.” Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 23

Andretti works behind scenes to set up for 2017 success

After two seasons as director of engineering and race operations, Edwards has a new title as Andretti Autosport’s chief operating officer

Andretti Autosport EngineersNow that Michael Andretti has bolstered his Andretti Autosport operation with a series of offseason hires, Rob Edwards is looking to create a culture that will lead to a bounce-back Verizon IndyCar Series season in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 14

Newgarden slides right into Team Penske role with Gateway test

He was wearing Simon Pagenaud’s firesuit

Josef NewgardenHe was driving Helio Castroneves’ car. Josef Newgarden was certainly doing his part to meld into the team aspect of Team Penske. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 06

Newgarden achieves ‘American dream’ of driving for Team Penske

Josef Newgarden described joining Team Penske as being the “American dream.”

Josef NewgardenThe greatest team in Indy car racing history officially announced that Newgarden, the 25-year-old from Tennessee, would replace Juan Pablo Montoya in the No. 2 Team Penske Chevrolet in 2017. Team president Tim Cindric also confirmed three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves would return next season to fill out the team’s four-car roster. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 30

Newgarden to depart Ed Carpenter Racing

Josef Newgarden will have a new home in the Verizon IndyCar Series

Josef NewgardenThe coveted 25-year-old American driver informed Ed Carpenter Racing today that he will not be returning to the team for the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 10

Newgarden gets inside NASCAR at The Glen with six-time champ Johnson

As a guest of WGI to promote the Labor Day weekend INDYCAR Grand Prix

Josef NewgardenEd Carpenter Racing driver Josef Newgarden was likely thinking his first trip to Watkins Glen International would be in a race car, but by way of invitation, his maiden journey to the track was a different type of racing experience. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 13

Luca Filippi is returning to drive this weekend at the site of his best Verizon IndyCar Series showing

Filippi returns to Coyne for Honda Indy Toronto 

Luca FilippiFilippi will pilot the No. 19 IMPCO ComfortPro Honda for Dale Coyne Racing for the 32nd Indy car race on the streets of Exhibition Place in the 30th anniversary of the Toronto event.

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Jul 11

Newgarden dominates to win Iowa Corn 300 at Iowa Speedway

After this display, they might just have to rename the hometown of Iowa Speedway to Newgarden, Iowa.

Josef NewgardenJosef Newgarden has been the bridesmaid the last two years at Iowa Speedway, finishing runner-up at the Iowa Corn 300 in 2014 and 2015. The Ed Carpenter Racing driver wasn’t to be denied this time. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 29

Castroneves takes on ‘American Ninja Warrior’ obstacle course

NASCAR’s Ricky Stenhouse was also scheduled to compete

Helio CastronevesOn a rain-soaked night in Indianapolis, Helio Castroneves was the lone Verizon IndyCar Series driver able to take to the “American Ninja Warrior” course in Indianapolis. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 13

It’s going to be an All-Star weekend for Hinchcliffe, Newgarden and Daly

For starters, it’s about 60 degrees warmer on Verizon IndyCar Series race weekend

James HinchcliffeThis isn’t the city that James Hinchcliffe, Josef Newgarden and Conor Daly are used to when they visit each summer for the Honda Indy Toronto. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 02

Newgarden re-signs for 5th year at CFH Racing

The team announced Oct. 1 that Newgarden would return to the No. 67 CFH Racing Chevrolet for the 2016 season

Josef NewgardenJosef Newgarden views the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season as a launching pad. Two victories, two other podium finishes and his first pole start are the fuel, and part of the impetus for 2016 is the personnel at CFH Racing. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 22

Dixon-Newgarden team come up short in RoboPong

Scott Dixon nearly pulled off a weekend sweep of karting events at New Castle Motorsports Park.

Scott Dixon and Conor DalyA day after winning the Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Race honoring Justin Wilson, the reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion teamed with Verizon IndyCar Series star Josef Newgarden to finish second in the 12th annual RoboPong 200, endurance karting event. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 28

GoPro joins CFH Racing as primary sponsor for Sonoma

BHA Sonoma season finale preview

GoProCFH Racing announced that GoPro will be the primary sponsor of the No. 67 GoPro Chevrolet driven by Verizon IndyCar Series championship contender Josef Newgarden in the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma on Aug. 30. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 19

Hunter-Reay repeats in another Iowa thriller

Iowa Corn 300

Ryan Hunter-ReayFor the first time since the 2006 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, Americans swept the top three places in a Verizon IndyCar Series race. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 17

Two career wins won’t cut it for Newgarden

Josef Newgarden was celebrated April 26 for his first Verizon IndyCar Series victory.

2015-06-14_142His second – in the Honda Indy Toronto on June 14 – also was celebrated though maybe more because of CFH Racing’s 1-2 finish with Luca Filippi.

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