Tag Archive: Michael Andretti

May 11

Michael Shank Racing W/ Andretti Autosport unveil joint Indianapolis 500 entry

Joint Operations Paves the Way to the Brickyard for Michael Shank Racing

Andretti Autosport logoMike Shank and Michael Andretti, with the help of Jack Harvey, unveiled the No. 50 Honda in a media event Thursday hosted at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »


May 09

Johnny Rutherford returns to McLaren for the month of May

The 79-year-old Texan won the Indianapolis 500 on no fewer than three occasions

Johnny Rutherford returns to McLaren for the month of May 1McLaren-Honda-Andretti is delighted to announce that Indy 500 legend Johnny Rutherford will join the team’s IndyCar programme as its official ambassador for the month of May.  Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 12

Fernando Alonso to race at Indy 500 with McLaren, Honda and Andretti Autosport

After an absence of 38 years, McLaren is to return to the Indianapolis 500 next month, using Honda engines

Fernando Alonso to race at Indy 500 with McLaren, Honda and Andretti AutosportOn May 28th 2017 McLaren will enter a single car in the 101st Indianapolis 500, powered by Honda. The car will be run by the Andretti Autosport team, headed by founder, owner and Chief Executive Officer Michael Andretti, a former IndyCar champion who raced in Formula 1 for McLaren alongside the legendary Ayrton Senna for a single season (1993) and is the son of three-time IndyCar champion and one-time Formula 1 champion Mario Andretti. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 30

Indycar Q&A with Michael Andretti

How much pride do you have in extending the Andretti legacy?

Michael AndrettiAndretti Autosport team owner Michael Andretti discussed the differences between running his Verizon IndyCar Series team as opposed to when he was driving for one in a recent chat with IndyCar.com’s Phillip B. Wilson. 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 »


Aug 12

Marco Andretti couldn’t have been happier at the beginning of the year after announcing his engagement to model Marta Krupa in February

Andretti keeps battling through his most difficult season 

Marco AndrettiThen the Verizon IndyCar Series season began a month later. It’s been a struggle for Andretti to enjoy much of anything since. 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 »


Apr 04

Long Beach a firm favourite with the drivers

Motor racing in America and Long Beach go hand-in-hand.

Ex-drivers sing praises for Long BeachAs a venue it has hosted a number of different categories including IndyCar, CART, Formula 1 and now Formula E. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 11

IndyCar: Management moves at Andretti, Kingdom

Rob Edwards and Davey Hamilton assume new roles ahead of the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season

Andretti Autosport logo Andretti Autosport and Kingdom Motorsport have both announced changes to their respective management teams as the start of the 2015 IndyCar Series gets closer. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 19

Trulli adds to F1’s ‘worry’ about formula E – report

According to the Times newspaper, F1 must look over its shoulder at the new ‘formula E’ series that is rapidly gaining credibility.

Jarno Trulli - Formule E - photo Formule E The latest name attracting headlines for the FIA’s all-electric single seater category is Jarno Trulli, the well-known former F1 driver and Monaco winner. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 14

Haas driver Busch says no to F1

Busch warned that Haas is “serious” about his new F1 adventure.

Kurt Busch - photo © NASCAR via Getty Images Kurt Busch, a leading Nascar driver, has ruled himself out of the running to enter F1 next year with Gene Haas. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 16

Red Bull not ruling out Formula E entry

“We will look again at this series and re-evaluate after the first season”

FIA Formula E Championship Red Bull has admitted it might consider joining the FIA’s new electric single seater series, Formula E. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 16

Michael Andretti eyes F1 ‘customer cars’ – father

“I have already spoken with Bernie Ecclestone about it” – Mario

2012-06-10_0447Michael Andretti would get involved in formula one as a team owner if the sport allowed ‘customer cars’ on the grid. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 25

Long Beach bosses deny F1 rumours

 “Why would they sell it?”

2012-04-15 - IndyCar [Bill Brennan]The bosses of the iconic US street race have denied reports formula one is interested in adding Long Beach to its annual calendar. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 21

Andretti doubts F1 heading back to Long Beach

“Why would they sell it?”

Marcel Lafontaine FormulaTour - Michael Andretti Indy Car - Nathan Blok 2012 championMichael Andretti, a leading motor racing figure in the US, has played down reports F1 could add the iconic Long Beach race to its own annual calendar. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 15

Richard Foley to be inducted to “Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame”

Saturday night in Toronto

Richard Foley à DaytonaCanadian Motorsports Hall of FameFollowing his participation as honorary flagman at the NAPA 100 last summer, held at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on Ile Notre-Dame, now Richard “Dick” Foley will be inducted into the “Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame” next Saturday in Toronto along with other Canadians and Michael Andretti ( in international category). The 18th edition of the CMHOF gala is expected to be attended by over 300 guests. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 12

Milwaukee Mile race added for 2012

An extra oval race has been added to the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series calendar

Milwaukee Mile 2012-02-12IZOD IndyCar Pace CarWith the confirmation that the championship will return to the Milwaukee Mile on June 16.The IZOD IndyCar Series has gained an additional event for 2012, with confirmation that the series will be returning to the Milwaukee Mile oval track in mid-June after all. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 02

Newman/Haas Racing closes its door

Loss of Newman/Haas Racing  team shocking

Newman Haas RacingNewman-Haas IndyCarIn these tough economic times, the Indy car racing community has come to expect attrition during the offseason. But losing the sport’s second most successful team is a big shock. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 16

India and Red Bull collect wins for F1 at awards

Formula one has collected two category wins at this year’s Professional Motor Sport World Expo awards.

BuddhInternational CircuitIndia’s new Buddh circuit won in the best circuit category, while Red Bull’s title-winning RB7 took the plaudit for car of the year. The winners were decided by a judging panel including figures such as Gary Anderson, Michael Andretti and Pascal Vasselon, and announced during a ceremony in Cologne.
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Apr 17

Conway comes all the way back in Long Beach Indy race (+result)

Alex Tagliani finishes 5th

Mike Conway Long Beach victoryIZOD - IndyCar seriesMike Conway had led one IZOD IndyCar Series race prior to the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach — the 2010 Indianapolis 500 — and we all know how that turned out.

Flagworld’s Bill Brennan photo album from Long Beach

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