Tom Kristensen is the pride of Denmark and the greatest racer in the history of the Le Mans 24 Hours
Tag Archive: Ryan Hunter-Reay
Pastrana is a legend on both four wheels and two
Sports fans heading to Miami’s Marlins Park baseball stadium for the first ever Race Of Champions (ROC) on American soil are in for a treat as action sports great Travis Pastrana has joined the list of competitors for the event on January 21-22, 2017.
It may be the shortest track on the Verizon IndyCar Series schedule, but Iowa Speedway is long on demanding
At but 0.894 of a mile in length, the rural Iowa oval drives more like a superspeedway with its higher banking that demands carrying consistent speed throughout the lap. And with such short straights, it places the cars and drivers in a near constant state of turning left, exposing them to consistent gravitational forces exceeding 5 Gs or more.
Road America has a special affinity for Graham Rahal
The driver of the No. 15 Gehl/D-A Lubricant Honda for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing showed it today by leading practice for the KOHLER Grand Prix in Indy car racing’s return to the fabled road course for the first time since 2007. Rahal set the fastest time around the 4.014-mile circuit of 1 minute, 43.0224 seconds (140.265 mph) in the second of two practice sessions on the day.
Marc Goossens, Ryan Dalziel, and Ryan Hunter-Reay persevered through some of the most challenging race conditions
Visit Florida Racing survived a treacherous run through the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring in a race that saw variable Florida weather conditions throughout. The 64th running of the historic event opened under dry and sunny conditions, followed by race-stopping torrential rain, and finished under the always challenging Sebring blanket of darkness.
Drivers: Carlos Munoz, Marco Andretti, Ryan Hunter-Reay and Alexander Rossi
2015 highlights: As the lead Honda team, Andretti Autosport had trouble figuring out the nuances of the aero kits and was not the force early on that many expected. Carlos Munoz did capture his first career win in the rain-shortened first race at Belle Isle, with teammate Marco Andretti second.
Missing the most of the early session didn’t affect Helio Castroneves too much
The three-time Indianapolis 500 winner made up for lost time by setting the fastest lap in the final three-hour session of the Verizon IndyCar Series Test in the West, a two-day promoter test at Phoenix International Raceway.
It matched the team’s best result in the race after finishing third last year on the way to taking second in the 2015 IMSA Championship
With scores of Visit Florida guests and hometown supporters on hand, Daytona Beach-based Visit Florida Racing drove to a third place finish after 24 hours of hard-fought racing in the Rolex 24 At Daytona.
Ryan Hunter-Reay remembers vividly when he caught the bug to race Indy cars.
The 35-year-old Andretti Autosport driver, who won the 2012 Verizon IndyCar Series championship and 2014 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, gladly recounted the story as part of a special roundtable discussion at the Arizona Concours d’Elegance in Phoenix featuring a quartet of Indy 500 winners.