A new race weekend and a slightly revised racetrack made for some new challenges for Verizon IndyCar Series teams
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“It’s my favorite racetrack in America. It’s a beautiful, natural road course that I enjoy very much” – Sebastien Bourdais
If 2016 hadn’t been the scene of the 100th Indianapolis 500, the most anticipated weekend of the Verizon IndyCar Series season could easily be the June 24-26 KOHLER Grand Prix at the fast and challenging Road America.
Sebastien Bourdais will drive the No. 11 Team Hydroxycut – KVSH Racing Chevrolet
2015 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.
An air force base during World War II, the Sebring circuit is known as merciless
The Sebring International Raceway has revealed the poster for the 64th edition of the 12 Hours of Sebring, second round of the 2016 season of the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, new name of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, which will take place March 19th.
The rumours that were flying were finally put to rest
After having announced the identities of the drivers who will compete in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, new moniker of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, at the end of last year, Ford did the same for its drivers in the World Endurance Championship (WEC).
Chapparal designer Jim Hall will be Grand Marshal of the 6 Hours of the Circuit of the Americas on 19 September.
A legend on both sides of the Atlantic, Hall is the ideal person to link Le Mans to the USA. The Indianapolis 500, founded in 1911 and the 24 Hours of Le Mans, which began twelve years later, are the two oldest motor races in the world.
Setup of the championship racetrack and grandstands begins this week with just over a month to go before the event.
Earlier today, organizers of the Honda Indy Toronto were joined by 2014 race winner Sebastien Bourdais to mark the start of the track build at Exhibition Place. Setup of the championship racetrack and grandstands begins this week with just over a month to go before the event.
Action Express gives Chevrolet First victory in 50 Years in lapping field in 63rd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours Of Sebring
PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports Scored Dominant Prototype Challenge Triumph
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Chevrolet’s lone triumph in the 63rd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida, Christian Fittipaldi, Joao Barbosa and Sebastien Bourdais teamed in the No. 5 Action Express Racing Mustang Sampling Corvette DP to make new history for the Bow Tie Brigade.
Sebastien Bourdais doesn’t want to be late to the party.
The four-time Champ Car champion is referencing the importance of his first test days of the year in the No. 11 KVSH Racing car in preparation for the season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. He’ll join other Verizon IndyCar Series drivers at NOLA Motorsports Park near New Orleans on Feb. 10-11 – days leading into carnival week culminating in Mardi Gras.
Tickets to the 2015 Honda Indy Toronto go on sale today for anyone who purchased a two-day reserved grandstand ticket last year
Honda Indy Toronto tickets on sale today for renewals, February 19 for general public
The general public will have the opportunity to purchase tickets starting February 19 at HondaIndy.com. To accommodate the Pan Am Games, which will be held at venues throughout Toronto in July, Honda Indy Toronto will take place one month early this year, from June 12-14.
Action Express Racing wins Third segment, prototype lead tied at 18-Hour mark of Patrón Endurance Cup at Rolex 24
PC-Leading CORE autosport captures Third consecutive segment
Joao Barbosa leapfrogged three competitors shortly before the end of the 18th hour of the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona due to quick work by the Action Express pit crew. That enabled the No. 5 Mustang Sampling Corvette DP co-driven by Christian Fittipaldi and Sebastien Bourdais to win the five points for leading the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup at the 18-hour mark.
A Verizon IndyCar Series competitor has co-driven the winning overall entry in the Rolex 24 At Daytona the past four years.
Indycar will have significant star power this week at the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona as 14 of the 33 starters from the 98th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race will compete in the first endurance race of the IMSA-sanctioned schedule at Daytona International Speedway.