Tag Archive: Verizon IndyCar Series

May 25

New images of ‘NEXT’ car for Verizon IndyCar Series unveiled

The newest images give more definition to the sleek and bold look of the universal aerodynamic bodywork kit

New 2018 Aero Kit Concept RenderingINDYCAR has released the “NEXT” concept images of the car that will be used by all Verizon IndyCar Series competitors in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Indy 500: Scott Dixon scores Indy 500 Pole at 232.164 Mph

Bourdais medical update

Scott DixonFollowing a brief delay for track drying after morning showers, final practice and preparations got underway for Day 2 of qualifications for the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil at 12:30 p.m. ET.

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May 17

Electrical gremlins continue to haunt Hinchcliffe in Indy 500 practice

Hinchcliffe said that the team still is unsure what the issue is

James HinchcliffeIt’s not been the best pair of days for defending Indianapolis 500 pole sitter and Verizon IndyCar Series star James Hinchcliffe. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Pagenaud sets sights on repeating as Indycar Grand Prix Winner

He’s the Frenchman driving a fluorescent freight train

Simon PagenaudIt’s impossible to miss Simon Pagenaud, not just because his No. 1 Menards Team Penske Chevrolet is Day-Glo yellow. The defending Verizon IndyCar Series champion is leading the points standings again entering Saturday’s INDYCAR Grand Prix on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course and is beginning to distance himself from competitors when running up front. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 03

Daly sets pace in valuable series open test at Gateway Motorsports Park

Daly said the egg-shaped oval drives more like a road course, which is fine with him

Conor DalyVerizon IndyCar Series open test at Gateway Motorsports Park provided a glowing example of what happens when INDYCAR, its teams, drivers and a racetrack work together for the good of all. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 02

Castroneves sentimental on return to Gateway for open test

Helio Castroneves is one driver who holds very special memories for the track

Helio CastronevesThe Verizon IndyCar Series prepares for its anticipated return to Gateway Motorsports Park in August with an open test for full-season entries Tuesday at the 1.25-mile oval in Madison, Illinois. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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Apr 23

Where there’s Will, there’s Power at Barber Motorsports Park

Will Power isn’t perfect at Barber Motorsports Park, but he’s pretty close to it

Will PowerThe 36-year-old from Toowoomba, Australia, earned his fourth Verizon P1 Award at the track and the 46th pole position of his Indy car career Saturday in what will be his eighth start at the 2.3-mile, 17-turn permanent road course when he leads the Verizon IndyCar Series to green for today’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by America’s First Read the rest of this entry »

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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 19

Andretti Autosport Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama preview

Barber preview, let’s race!

Andretti Autosport logoThe Andretti Autosport INDYCAR teams are headed back to Barber Motorsports Park for another round of Verizon IndyCar Series and two rounds of Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires action. Ryan Hunter-Reay has a solid history with the 17-turn, scenic Alabama course.

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Apr 18

Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires Set to open 2017 at Barber Motorsports Park

Two 45-minute races on Saturday will kick off the 12th season of competition

AN5Q2084Dress rehearsals are over, and following a very busy Spring Training test last month, the 2017 Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires championship will kick off with a double-header at Barber Motorsports Park this weekend as part of the Verizon IndyCar Series event. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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Apr 14

Chaves looks for fresh start with new team Harding Racing

The 23-year-old Colombian was last week announced as the driver for Harding Racing

Gabby ChavesIt’s been a long road for Gabby Chaves since his breakout Verizon IndyCar Series rookie campaign in 2015, but things appear headed in the right direction. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 12

Indycar has deliberate plan for Texas open test

Most Verizon IndyCar Series open tests offer teams time to hone in on specific items where they need to improve

Texas Motor SpeedwayWednesday’s open test at Texas Motor Speedway has a more wide-ranging purpose. All 21 full-season cars plus the Indianapolis 500 entry for Gabby Chaves are scheduled to participate in the daylong test on the 1.455-mile oval in Fort Worth, site of the Rainguard Water Sealers 600 in June.

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Apr 09

Castroneves speeds to track record, 3rd straight Long Beach pole

He will lead the 21-car field to the green flag in Sunday’s second race of the Verizon IndyCar Series season

Helio CastronevesWith a new track record lap of 1 minute, 6.2254 seconds (106.980 mph) in the Firestone Fast Six final round of qualifying today, Castroneves (No. 3 Auto Club of Southern California Team Penske Chevrolet) locked down his third consecutive Verizon P1 Award and pole position on the streets of Long Beach.

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Apr 05

NTT Data sponsoring Dixon’s car at Long Beach

NTT Data will also expand its relationship as an associate sponsor on Dixon’s car for additional races

Scott DixonChip Ganassi Racing announced today that four-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon will sporting the colors of NTT Data on his No. 9 Honda at this weekend’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 02

Postponed test at IMS still good day for Foyt

But A.J. Foyt still showed up

A.J. Foyt on pit laneTemperatures in the upper 40s prevented Chevrolet-powered Verizon IndyCar Series cars from turning laps in Saturday’s manufacturer’s test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 01

More images of design look for 2018 car

The universal kit will attach to the Dallara IR-12 chassis and be used by all competitors in 2018

2018 Car - Top ViewThe response has been overwhelming to INDYCAR’s release this week of computer-generated images of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series car design. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 25

Despite winds, Indy test brings smile to drivers’ faces

Despite winds that picked up in the afternoon and limited running, there was no place the 11 drivers would rather be

Graham RahalWarm spring temperatures provided an optimal platform for 11 Verizon IndyCar Series cars to turn laps today on the hallowed 2.5-mile oval at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as they prepare for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil in little more than two months. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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