IndyCar rookie Ed Jones turning heads with Dale Coyne RacingLEEDS, Ala. — Landing a full-time ride in the Verizon IndyCar Series is tough. But even tougher than that? Hanging onto one. Since 2014, 13 drivers who ran 10 or more races are no longer in the series. That’s the pressure IndyCar’s lone rookie Ed ... [04.22.17 - 11:48 am]IndyCar Grand Prix of Alabama qualifying results: Will Power on poleWill Power will lead the Verizon IndyCar Series field to green in a Penske rout. Here are the qualifying results for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. Will Power is in position for another strong Verizon IndyCar Series result at Barber Motorsports ... [04.22.17 - 11:20 am]Andretti Shines At BarberMarco Andretti re-introduced himself to the top of the Verizon IndyCar Series speed chart Friday, recording the fastest practice lap for Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by America’s First. Andretti, driver of the No. 27 Andretti ... [04.22.17 - 8:50 pm]Rahal says one-car teams can't catch up on race weekendsGraham Rahal says his disastrous last place on the grid for tomorrow’s GP of Alabama is a reflection of the struggles a one-car IndyCar team has when it doesn’t start a race weekend competitive right out of the box. For the last two years at Barber ... [04.22.17 - 3:22 pm]Column: Fernando Alonso's decision to race Indianapolis 500 provides early sp...BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Remember when Alexander Rossi shocked the racing world with his miracle win at the Indianapolis 500 last year? Then he didn’t really know what to do. Didn’t know when to drink the milk. Didn’t know how to wear the wreath. [04.22.17 - 5:27 am]IndyCar Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama preview, predictionsWill Team Penske return to the top of IndyCar at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama? We preview and predict Round 3 of the Verizon IndyCar Series season. The Verizon IndyCar Series arrives at Barber Motorsports Park on Sunday for the 2017 Honda Indy ... [04.22.17 - 12:41 pm]Practice Three Done, Qualifying NextPractice Three for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama was more normal than what we have seen in the previous two races of the young 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season. It’s looking more and more like Team Penske has this track figured out. Does this ... [04.22.17 - 7:09 am]Veach happy to be thrown into IndyCar in AlabamaZach Veach had called Ed Carpenter Racing simply to check in on a fellow injured driver. But, since he was on the phone and there was a temporary vacancy, Veach figured he may as well let general manager Tim Broyles know he was available and “more than... [04.21.17 - 8:38 am]Barber IndyCar: Top 6 quotes after qualifying"Having a very good team and car is key and the No.12 Verizon Chevy is definitely working well this weekend. I'm kind of focusing very well, making sure I'm looking at the right things, and felt like I had a much better car on used tires. I think that'... [04.22.17 - 5:48 pm]Power Extends Penske Pole Streak to BarberJust over three hours after he topped the third and final practice session of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama weekend, Will Power led a Team Penske 1-2-3 in qualifying for Sunday’s race at Barber Motorsports Park. The 10 drivers in Group 1 took to... [04.22.17 - 11:34 am]
IndyCar rookie Ed Jones turning heads - Indianapolis Star Indianapolis Star IndyCar rookie Ed Jones turning heads Indianapolis Star LEEDS, Ala. — Landing a full-time ride in the Verizon IndyCar Series is tough. But even tougher than that? Hanging onto one. Since 2014, 13 drivers who ran 10 or more races are no l... [04.22.17 - 6:04 pm]IndyCar: Will Power is on the pole — what else is new? - Indianapolis Star Indianapolis Star IndyCar: Will Power is on the pole — what else is new? Indianapolis Star More:IndyCar rookie Ed Jones turning heads. After snagging his 48th career pole, he incurred a boost penalty on the opening lap, drifted to the middle of the pack a... [04.22.17 - 8:01 pm]5 storylines to watch as IndyCar heads to Birmingham - Indianapolis Star Indianapolis Star 5 storylines to watch as IndyCar heads to Birmingham Indianapolis Star Verizon IndyCar Series action returns to the track Sunday at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala. Here are five storylines to keep an eye on this weekend: Anot... [04.20.17 - 11:42 am]Bourdais surging with new team in IndyCar season - The Detroit News The Detroit News Bourdais surging with new team in IndyCar season The Detroit News Now, Bourdais has rejoined Coyne and is off to an outstanding start in the '17 IndyCar season, winning the opener at St. Petersburg in the No. 18 Honda, then finishing runn... [04.20.17 - 8:52 pm]Date Set For Alonso's First IndyCar Test - The Drive - The Drive The Drive Date Set For Alonso's First IndyCar Test - The Drive The Drive With all the hype surrounding Alonso, McLaren have said that they aren't ready for a full return to IndyCar just yet. Alonso to test on Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval on May 3INDYCA... [04.21.17 - 8:02 pm]IndyCar's Boys from Brazil near finish line - AZCentral.com AZCentral.com IndyCar's Boys from Brazil near finish line AZCentral.com They are IndyCar racing's two most charismatic and gregarious drivers in a series largely bereft of popular -- ticket-selling -- names. They are now in their 40s, still fast, but winl... [04.22.17 - 4:27 pm]Veach happy to be thrown into IndyCar in Alabama - NewsOK.com Veach happy to be thrown into IndyCar in Alabama NewsOK.com Carpenter and Broyles eventually took him up on the offer, meaning the 22-year-old from Ohio will make his IndyCar debut five weeks earlier than expected. He is filling in this weekend at Barber... [04.21.17 - 3:34 pm]Juan Pablo Montoya looking forward to competing against Fernando Alonso in In... Autoweek Juan Pablo Montoya looking forward to competing against Fernando Alonso in Indy 500 Autoweek Former Formula 1, IndyCar, NASCAR, and now part-time IndyCar Series driver Juan Pablo Montoya was back at a racetrack Saturday. The popular Colombian dri... [04.22.17 - 2:58 pm]Larry Bird to deliver Indianapolis bid for All-Star Game in IndyCar ... - WIS... WISH-TV Larry Bird to deliver Indianapolis bid for All-Star Game in IndyCar ... WISH-TV Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird listens to a question during a news conference Monday, June 2, 2014, in Indianapolis. The Pacers lost to the Miami Heat in ... Larry... [04.21.17 - 2:32 pm]Mike Stack: Pay for my IndyCar race ticket because work | News ... - PW-Phila... PW-Philadelphia Weekly Mike Stack: Pay for my IndyCar race ticket because work | News ... PW-Philadelphia Weekly Lt. Gov. Mike Stack is under fire again, this time for expensing nearly $20,000 in travel reimbursements over two years, just a week after all... [04.21.17 - 2:39 pm]
INDYCAR FAST SIX: WHAT’S TRENDING in @INDYCAR (July 26 to Aug. 1)Party in the Penn Marco Andretti likes to hang out at home in Nazareth, Pennsylvania. But that doesn’t mean he’s antisocial. Andretti just gets all his friends to come to him. A cast of motorsports stars showed up to his latest soiree, held just after ... [08.03.16 - 6:08 pm]INDYCAR FAST SIX: WHAT’S TRENDING in @INDYCAR (July 19 to 25)Summertime … and the livin’ is easy It’s clear: Max Chilton knows a thing or two about good living. While the Verizon IndyCar Series paddock took a few days off last weekend, Chilton piloted a gorgeous convertible around the English countryside. He wou... [07.27.16 - 5:02 pm]INDYCAR FAST SIX: WHAT’S TRENDING in @INDYCAR (July 12 to 18)Dedicated follower of fashion In addition to being a great racing town and the home of the Honda Indy Toronto, the Canadian city is a good destination for the fashion forward. The combination of both makes it a perfect locale for Chloe Roberts, Max Chi... [07.20.16 - 10:29 am]INDYCAR FAST SIX: What’s Trending in INDYCAR (June 27 to July 4)Reppin’ the red, white and blue Independence Day celebrations brought about all sorts of American sentiment and with an off weekend on the schedule, Verizon IndyCar drivers had time for some rest and relaxation. Graham Rahal made sure to dress the part... [07.05.16 - 5:18 pm]INDYCAR FAST SIX: What’s Trending in INDYCAR (June 18 to June 24)‘You ever have that feeling where you’re not sure if you’re awake or dreaming?’ The always charming and conversational Emma Dixon had to find someone to talk to in Le Mans, France, while hubby Scott Dixon was busy getting a third-place finish in the 24... [06.27.16 - 5:39 pm]INDYCAR FAST SIX: What’s Trending in INDYCAR (June 11 to June 17)If the shoe fits Luckily, Helio Castroneves had perfect hair and his signature yellow No. 3 socks on when he competed on “American Ninja Warrior” in late April because when the episode aired June 13 on NBC, we see that he lost a shoe while holding onto... [06.20.16 - 2:42 pm]
'None of these tracks owe you anything' - DixonScott Dixon has mastered almost all of IndyCar's tracks â except Barber. He's finished on the podium in six of his seven previous Barber starts but not on the top step; four of those have been in the... [04.22.17 - 7:36 pm]Lazier confirms Indy 500 run after son's USF2000 debutOne career is starting and another one is going to continue next month but the Lazier family is all in when it comes to open-wheel racing. A few minutes after watching his son Flinn finish 12th in th... [04.22.17 - 7:32 pm]Power wins Penske duel for Barber poleTeam Penske's Will Power, Helio Castroneves and Simon Pagenaud secured a 1-2-3 in qualifying on Saturday at Barber Motorsports Park, giving Chevy its most competitive start to the early Verizon IndyC... [04.22.17 - 4:49 pm]Power leads IndyCar FP3 at BarberWill Power, Team Penske and Chevrolet set the pace in Saturday morning's third Verizon IndyCar Series practice session at Barber Motorsports Park, ahead of teammates Josef Newgarden and Helio Castron... [04.22.17 - 12:28 pm]Alonso 500 ride 'really big' for motorsport - MontoyaJuan Pablo Montoya wouldn't rule out running a stock car again â but he's not actively seeking out an opportunity, either. "They tell me to go here, I go there," Montoya said with a shrug and a laugh... [04.22.17 - 11:20 am]
Birchwood native Aaron Telitz races in the Pro Mazda Championship, one of steppingstone divisions that make up the Mazda Road to Indy. We asked him to share thoughts several times this week as IndyCar and its support divisions -- along wtih the Pirelli... [06.25.16 - 9:39 pm]Road America IndyCar Kohler Grand Prix second practice
Elkhart Lake — Graham Rahal, who suffered through electronics problems through the first session, set the pace Friday in the second practice for the Kohler Grand Prix.
Rahal says one-car teams can't catch up on race weekendsFor the last two years at Barber Motorsports Park, the Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing-Honda driver has finished as runner-up, but today finished at the bottom of his Q1 group in qualifying, and will start last.Afterward he commented: “We have to unload... [04.22.17 - 10:21 pm]Severe understeer hurting Rossi’s pace at BarberRossi will start tomorrow’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama from a lowly 18th place on the grid, after being eliminated in the first round of qualifying. Last year’s Indy 500 winner only just missed progressing into Q2 by 0.12sec, but his race enginee... [04.22.17 - 9:42 pm]Barber IndyCar: Top 6 quotes after qualifyingCla#DriverLapsTimeGapIntervalMph112 Will Power 31'06.9614 ... Keep reading [04.22.17 - 5:29 pm]Barber IndyCar: Power takes pole, leads Penske 1-2-3Power was the only driver to slip under the 67sec barrier, lapping the 2.38-mile course in 1min06.9614sec, 0.1815sec ahead of teammate Helio Castroneves and 0.42sec ahead of reigning champion teammate Simon Pagenaud.Scott Dixon was fastest Honda driver... [04.22.17 - 5:28 pm]Montoya looks forward to reunion with Alonso at IndianapolisBut he’s grateful to have the opportunity to race against his former rival again — in this year’s Indianapolis 500.“If you would have told me I was going to win a race ever against Alonso, it would be an endurance race or something, not in Indy to be h... [04.22.17 - 1:23 pm]Barber IndyCar: Power heads Penske charge in FP3Power was the only driver to duck under the 67sec barrier around the 2.38-mile roadcourse near Birmingham, Alabama, setting a 1min06.9953sec lap, an average speed of 123.591mph.This put him a little over a tenth clear of Josef Newgarden and a little un... [04.22.17 - 1:02 pm]
Andretti’s almost perfect yearAndretti’s almost perfect yearMario dominated the USAC season, but Graham Hill won the big race in MayMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [04.25.16 - 10:16 am]The unrivalled Roger PenskeThe unrivalled Roger PenskeA career in racing and beyond, like no other before himMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [03.29.16 - 11:26 am]Indy superstars: The UnsersIndy superstars: The UnsersThey made their name at Pikes Peak, and they carried that on at IndyMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [03.21.16 - 1:09 pm]Indy superstars: Rick MearsIndy superstars: Rick MearsHe raced hard, he raced fair and his lack of ego makes him one of the greatsMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [03.18.16 - 1:15 pm]Indy superstars: Parnelli JonesIndy superstars: Parnelli JonesThe man who would not stand for the Europeans taking pole at IndyMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [03.17.16 - 1:32 pm]
Will Power Takes Pole for Barber Race; Team Penske Sweeps Top 3The Barber qualifying session has set the starting grid for the third race of the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series. Who will roll off in what position tomorrow? Team Penske’s Will Power took the pole position for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama with a ... [04.22.17 - 6:44 pm]IndyCar: Has Honda Finally Ended Chevrolet’s Reign of Supremacy?Since re-entering the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2012, the Chevrolet cars have been dominant. Has Honda finally ended Chevrolet’s reign of supremacy? That question is one that we have asked many times before when things seem to be going well for Honda. ... [04.22.17 - 3:33 pm]Will Power Tops Third Barber Practice SessionThe 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season is in its third race with the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. Who looks solid early on? Team Penske’s Will Power topped this weekend’s third IndyCar practice session at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala... [04.22.17 - 12:54 pm]Marco Andretti Tops Second Barber Practice SessionThe 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season is in its third race with the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. Who looks solid early on? Andretti Autosport’s Marco Andretti topped this weekend’s second IndyCar practice session at Barber Motorsports Park in Bir... [04.21.17 - 5:27 pm]Simon Pagenaud Tops First Barber Practice SessionThe 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season is in its third race with the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. Who looks solid early on? Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud, last year’s winner at Barber, topped this weekend’s opening IndyCar practice session at Barbe... [04.21.17 - 2:26 pm]
Justin Wilson Funeral on September 10th
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Justin Wilson Funeral on September 10th [09.04.15 - 9:07 am]Update: Justin Wilson Family Statement
Indianapolis, Ind. 26 August 2015- On behalf of the entire Wilson family, thank you for the outpouring of support from around the world. We would like to share some new details about the Wilson Children’s Fund.
Justin Wilson Scores Seventh on Pocono Grid with Andretti Autosport
Long Pond, Pa (22 August 2015) – Justin Wilson is back in oval action this weekend at Pocono Raceway, set to race the No. 25 Andretti Autosport Honda-Dalla... [08.22.15 - 10:15 pm]Helio Castreneves Wins the Pole at Pocono - InterviewLONG POND, Penn (August 22, 2015) – Helio Castroneves is the Verizon P1 Award winner for the fourth time in the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season. With a two-lap average speed of 220.530 mph, the driver of the No. 3 Shell V-Power Nitro + Team Penske ... [08.22.15 - 7:03 pm]
The Barber Grid Is Now SetThe grid for tomorrow’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama is now set. This appears to be the most “normal” starting grid we have had in the first three races of the season. Team Penske has pretty much dominated every session here this weekend and qualif... [04.22.17 - 6:31 pm]Practice Three Done, Qualifying NextPractice Three for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama was more normal than what we have seen in the previous two races of the young 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season. It’s looking more and more like Team Penske has this track figured out. Does this ... [04.22.17 - 1:48 pm]Saturday Morning At Barber Motorsports ParkGood morning from Barber Motorsports Park and the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. We have been here for a while, but there was a generator problem in the Media Center this morning, meaning there was no power or internet. That problem was fixed around... [04.22.17 - 11:12 am]That’s A Wrap For FridayWell, there’s good news and bad news. The good news is that it’s been a great day here at the track. The bad news is that we were able to record an episode of One Take Only beside the track this afternoon. I will work on it tonight and post it either l... [04.21.17 - 7:32 pm]Practice One In The BooksThe first Verizon IndyCar practice at Barber Motorsports Park is in the books. Based off of one single practice, one might get the opinion that Roger Penske is tired of seeing the smaller teams come away with the wins in the first two races. The four c... [04.21.17 - 2:58 pm]
Race Report: 2016 Firestone 600Track facts, entrant facts, session results and more for the Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway.
The post Race Report: 2016 Firestone 600 appeared first on The Apex. [06.07.16 - 9:46 pm]Power Victorious in Race 2 on Belle IsleWill Power took the Race 2 win on Belle Isle in the No. 12 Team Penske Chevrolet.
The post Power Victorious in Race 2 on Belle Isle appeared first on The Apex. [06.05.16 - 5:36 pm]Pagenaud Sweeps Detroit PolesSimon Pagenaud earned the pole position for both races of the 2016 Chevrolet Dual in Detroit.
The post Pagenaud Sweeps Detroit Poles appeared first on The Apex. [06.05.16 - 11:34 am]Bourdais Takes Race 1 Win in DetroitSebastien Bourdais' KVSH Racing team put him in the lead in the final laps to take the win in Race 1 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit.
The post Bourdais Takes Race 1 Win in Detroit appeared first on The Apex. [06.04.16 - 5:44 pm]Newgarden Tops Saturday Practice in DetroitJosef Newgarden was fastest in morning practice ahead of Race 1 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit on Detroit's Belle Isle.
The post Newgarden Tops Saturday Practice in Detroit appeared first on The Apex. [06.04.16 - 10:55 am]
Donald Trump and the Indianapolis 500President Elect Donald Trump, and by a decisive margin. Those words boggle the mind. It was a little different just five years ago. The sport of IndyCar has suffered through varying degrees of outright civil war since 1979. The heart of that conflic... [11.12.16 - 9:18 pm]Reinventing IndyCar Oval Presentation – Part IIPart One yesterday lamented an apathetic neglect of quality oval venues in IndyCar today. Even a cursory look at venue balance over time validates the theory. If we assume really good attendance for an IndyCar oval event outside Indianapolis is 45,00... [09.27.16 - 9:47 am]Reinventing IndyCar Oval Presentation – Part IAnother exciting IndyCar season has wrapped up with mostly the best drivers and racing anywhere. Once again buzzword speakers in the fanciest offices at IMS will trumpet steady attendance and minuscule television ratings steadiness as giant steps forw... [09.26.16 - 12:42 pm]The Glorious Month of May at IMSHowdy folks…it has been a while. Yours truly retired in early May and my now leisurely days have been spent primarily at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in preparation for the sold out 100th running of the great race. Qualifications this weekend were f... [05.23.16 - 9:28 am]The IndyCar Off Season Is About To End!Our seemingly infinite patience is about to pay off. The off season in the Verizon IndyCar Series has plodded along far too long. St. Pete this coming weekend should begin to quench our appetites. For those unable to spring break it to the Florida gulf... [03.07.16 - 12:20 pm]
Alonso Set For IMS TestThe Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced late Thursday afternoon details on the first test of Formula 1 World Champion, Fernando Alonso, on the 2.5 mile oval.
Alonso and his McLaren/Andretti team will have a full-day of testing available Wednesday, May... [04.20.17 - 5:19 pm]Cornelison To Sing "Back Home Again"The Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced Tuesday morning that Jim Cornelison will perform "Back Home Again In Indiana" prior to next month's Indianapolis 500.
"I am thrilled to have the opportunity to come back to Indianapolis for the '500,'" said Cor... [04.18.17 - 12:06 pm]Fernando Alonso To Run Indianapolis 500Two-time Formula 1 World Champion Fernando Alonso will compete in next month's Indianapolis 500.
McLaren, Alonso's F1 team, made the announcement early Wednesday morning that the Spanish driver will skip the Monaco Grand Prix in favor of his first Veriz... [04.12.17 - 9:41 am]Chaves Confirmed To Make '500' Ride With New TeamOne of the worst kept secrets in IndyCar was formally announced Monday morning.
Harding Racing, a new race team consisting of driver Gabby Chaves, team manager Larry Curry, and owner Mike Harding will field the No. 88 Chevrolet for Chaves in next month'... [04.11.17 - 9:18 pm]Harvey Lands 5th Andretti '500' RideAndretti Autosport announced prior to Sunday's Long Beach Grand Prix the driver of the team's 5th Indianapolis 500 entry. That car will be piloted by 2015 Freedom 100 winner Jack Harvey.
“The Indy 500 is easily the biggest race I have entered in my care... [04.09.17 - 8:56 pm]
Andretti Shines At Barber RacinToday.com
Marco Andretti re-introduced himself to the top of the Verizon IndyCar Series speed chart Friday, recording the fastest practice lap for Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by America’s First.
Andretti, driver of the No. ... [04.22.17 - 8:44 am]Alonso’s Triple Crown Bid To Begin May 3 By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Fernando Alonso’s Verizon IndyCar Series dance card is beginning to fill up.
Alonso is scheduled to log his first test laps with Andretti Autosport in preparation for competing in the 101st Indianapolis 50... [04.21.17 - 8:08 am]Critics: Alonso ‘Barking Mad’ To Race At Indy By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Red Bull Racing Team Principal Christian Horner says Formula One superstar Fernando Alonso of arch-rival McLaren F1 is “barking mad” for his decision to compete in next month’s Indianapolis 500.
Alonso, a ... [04.15.17 - 12:54 pm]IndyCar Drivers Get Taste Of ‘Crazy’ New TMS By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
FORT WORTH, Texas – Fourteen Verizon IndyCar Series drivers experienced their first laps through Texas Motor Speedway’s repaved and re-profiled Turns 1 and 2 with eyes, throttles _ and apparently mouths _ ... [04.14.17 - 9:07 am]IndyCar Drivers Go Gaga Over Alonso News By John Sturbin |Senior Writer
FORT WORTH, Texas – Verizon IndyCar Series drivers testing on Texas Motor Speedway’s repaved and re-profiled pavement Wednesday enthusiastically greeted the sensational news that Formula One superstar Ferna... [04.12.17 - 8:02 pm]
Horses for courses at the Indy 500Tribalism runs deep in motor racing, with the disregard and mockery of rival series a cottage industry among fans and journalists alike. The decision of F1 champion Fernando Alonso to skip the Grand Prix of Monaco to race in this year’s Indianapolis 5... [04.19.17 - 2:12 pm]2016 Indy 500 Turn 3 Diary5:10 AM As we roll out into the darkness, the family is restive¹. There are murmurs of discontent from the younger element about arising at 4:00 AM. My explanation about heeding IMS president J. Douglas Boles warnings about traffic and long lines at ... [05.31.16 - 12:26 pm]The Indy 500 – Meet the new bossI was 11 years old when I went to my first Indianapolis 500 in the late 1960’s. As a kid from small town Indiana, the race and the track were mythic entities. Only the special few got to attend it in person. In lieu of going, you listened to Sid Col... [05.27.16 - 10:49 am]Pole Day at Indy – Saturday should have been SundayThe Saturday qualifications for the 2016 Indianapolis 500 were fantastic, fabulous, superb, scintillating, tense, and whatever other words can be found in a thesaurus. It’s just too bad they didn’t count. Let’s just pretend they didn’t happen and do ... [05.22.16 - 6:14 pm]A Good Race is Hard to Find.Flannery O’Conn0r wrote the Southern Gothic short story “A Good Man is Hard to Find” about an old woman whose manipulative behavior and selfishness led to her family’s destruction. Luckily, there was very little destruction at Barber Motorsports Park ... [04.27.16 - 3:14 pm]
Nigel vs. FernandoI have to admit, I was as stunned as anyone by the announcement yesterday that current McLaren Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso will be driving for Andretti Autosport in this year's Indianapolis 500. Not only can't I believe the announcement, I also ca... [04.13.17 - 9:25 pm]All Things Considered Pagenaud Good With Runner-Up FinishSt. Petersburg, Fla.
(March 12, 2017) – Sometimes even “well-oiled machines” run into
an occasional malfunction.
Things ran pretty smoothly for Simon Pagenaud and his Team
Penske crew in 2016 as they rolled to five wins and eight podiums on their wa... [03.13.17 - 1:24 pm]Bourdais "Speechless" After Improbable St. Pete WinSt. Petersburg, Fla.
(March 12, 2017) -- When Sebastien Bourdais said down with his Dale Coyne
Racing engineer, Craig Hampson, Saturday night to work through strategy for
Sunday’s IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Pete, he didn’t think there was
much... [03.13.17 - 12:38 pm]Live From St. PeteGood morning!
Good morning from St. Pete! I'm putting my sportswriter hat on and will be live blogging the events from the media center -- except for the times I go out and actually watch some of the race. When I'm in the media center I'll be watching... [03.12.17 - 9:55 am]Friday at St. PeteSt. Petersburg, Fla. -- After a crazy first practice session that saw Marco Andretti with the fastest time, Honda powering eight of the 10 fastest cars, and five Chevys sitting in the bottom eight, order was restored in the afternoon session as teams g... [03.11.17 - 10:55 am]
Will Power on Pole at BarberEveryone seems to love Barber Motorsports Park. No one loves it more than Will Power. Not only has Power won here twice already, but he has actually finished in the top five in all seven races at Barber. Today, Power earned pole position for the Honda ... [04.22.17 - 5:45 pm]Barber Friday PracticeThe Verizon IndyCar Series is back at it again this weekend, at the scenic 2.3-mile road course of Barber Motorsports Park. Marco Andretti nearly won the race here in 2010, and was fastest on Friday with a best lap of 1:07.7134 seconds. He edged out a ... [04.21.17 - 6:00 pm]Testing at TexasIt was a busy day in the Verizon IndyCar Series. With Fernando Alonso announcing his Indianapolis 500 plans next month, the motorsports world was buzzing. Michael Shank’s team was also finally in the Indy 500. Lost in the shuffle, was the fact that Ind... [04.12.17 - 8:00 pm]Fernando Alonso Joins Andretti for Indy 500Another name has been added to the field for the Indianapolis 500. Not just any name though. Two-time Formula One World Champion Fernando Alonso will drive a sixth car for Andretti Autosport in the 101st Running of the Indy 500 next month. McLaren anno... [04.12.17 - 7:00 am]Gabby Chaves Lands Indy 500 RideGabby Chaves has found his ride for the 101st Indianapolis 500 next month. Mike Harding of Harding Group, and Dennis Reinbold of Dreyer & Reinbold Racing, have formed a technical alliance for the iconic race. They will be a Chevrolet team, and share fe... [04.10.17 - 11:45 am]
Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the WayThere is an axiom that floats about the business world, "people will tell you what they want, if you just listen to them". The most successful salespersons and businesses shut up and listen, examine that information, and then figure out how to best pro... [03.23.16 - 12:48 pm]There, Now Don't You Feel Better?I don't know about you, but I always feel better after the first Indycar race of the season.
The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg has really grown on me as the season opener. The first Indycar race is always an indicator (especially here in Nor... [03.16.16 - 2:17 pm]The Last Of The MohicansIn the second book of James Fenimore Cooper's 5 novels comprising The Leatherstocking Tales, the character of Uncas is known as the last full-blooded member of the Mohican tribe of Native Americans who becomes allied within other tribes through marriag... [01.28.16 - 11:26 am]Not Good EnoughIt doesn't seem so very long ago when we were all left in stunned disbelief following the death of Dan Wheldon, October 16, 2011.
Maybe it's because it hasn't been that long really.
Now resigned to the terrible result of another all too fateful m... [08.25.15 - 1:42 pm]Alternate Realities, Part IIBack again folks.
During the in-between days where the luster of the Indy 500 becomes patina and the pomp of season culmination not quite here, I dare to fill that space with something that most other outlets do not - rewrite the amazing and rich his... [08.05.15 - 2:24 pm]
Found Footage: 1965 Indianapolis 500 Fan CamHello again!! It’s been oh so long since we have spoken! Nothing substantial to report from anotherindycarblog WORLD HEADQUARTERS, but I have stumbled across a bit of old media from Indy 500s past. Two separate 50 foot reels of 8mm Kodachrome Movie … C... [04.03.17 - 7:42 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes… The Gorgeous Facility EditionWelcome to another year at the most-beautiful-gorgeous-awe-inspiring-crown-jewel-of-a-facility Barber Motorsport Park. Soooo I only have realized this week that the actual prerace is spate from the actual race broadcast on the guide. So all I have is t... [04.26.16 - 9:31 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes… The Kitten is Still a Kitten EditionOk. Here we go again! Regular full disclosure: I’m on DVR but I have no idea how this ended… Self enacted twitter ban successful! No pre-race. The DVR programming kicked in during opening ceremonies. No complaints here. I just want … Continue reading → [04.18.16 - 9:07 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes: The 10 Year Hiatus EditionAlright alright alright. Over a week late but never short, here’s to another exciting edition of notes. The anotherindycarblog compound was affected by a multi-day power outage no thanks to an increasingly intoxicated ‘spring’ in Indiana. As such, cove... [04.10.16 - 9:54 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes… 196 Days Edition—Prerace— YEA RIGHT! No… Even though its stupid ABC and their stupid format with their stupid voices I guess I’ll watch a little… Because racecar… obviously. Yessss I’ve missed the IMSP montages! Hellloooo Allen Bestwick. At least the suffering wont … ... [03.15.16 - 10:31 pm]
5 Sleepers to Watch in Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of AlabamaLeeds, Ala – It would be easy to pick one of the four Team Penske drivers to win Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama (3 pm ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). They have been strong since the get go with three of their four drivers starting in the to... [04.22.17 - 9:53 pm]Top 5 Drivers to Beat in Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of AlabamaLeeds, Ala – Right now, it appears that Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama (3 pm ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) may be a shootout among the four Team Penske drivers. Through all three practice sessions this weekend, they’ve each all been up fro... [04.22.17 - 9:32 pm]Rahal Frustrated With Lack of Grip This Weekend at BarberLeeds, Ala – Graham Rahal has been happy, but frustrated at the Barber Motorsports Park the the two races here. In both, he finished runner-up. Also in both, he had a chance to win as well. But, with how this weekend is shaping up for the Rahal/Letterm... [04.22.17 - 9:16 pm]Schmidt-Peterson Motorsports Duo Having Strong Weekend at BarberLeeds, Ala – James Hinchcliffe couldn’t find much speed in the March 21 test at the Barber Motorsports Park. He was 16th in the two Verizon IndyCar Series test sessions that day. But, the Canadian has since found a ton of speed in his No. 5 Honda. Hinc... [04.22.17 - 5:47 pm]Will Power Earns Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama PoleLeeds, Ala – Will Power has clearly been the class of the field this weekend at the Barber Motorsports Park. He’s been battling his Team Penske teammates through all three practice sessions, and now, he battled them in qualifying as well. Power, was th... [04.22.17 - 5:39 pm]
Monty's Indy deal announced at Bristolhttp://blackflag.jalopnik.com/not-even-juan-pablo-montoya-s-sponsors-will-let-him-for-1794559806 [04.22.17 - 9:14 pm]IndyCars Caution & Pits DebateHave a little rant here. Just my personal opinion, some will disagree. That's fine. Just need to get this off my chest.
Just reading the post qualifying ar... [04.22.17 - 8:57 pm]Dixon's sponsor!NTT Data a race-by-race deal OR full-time sponsor?
Any news or clues :confused: [04.22.17 - 6:00 pm]Saturday Alabama practice and quals threadPractice 3 underway, nothing earth shattering yet. [04.22.17 - 12:16 pm]IROCWith RACERS showing a desire to race in other series marquee events, With Alonso racing Indy this year, and Busch a few years back, with Lewis showing interest in the Daytona 500, Kurt's invitation too Marco to try Daytona, Has the new crossover era st... [04.22.17 - 10:17 am]Parnelli Jones--Indy 500Video. This seems to be a promo for something, but, it does not say.
Just noticed, it is a DVD that will be available at Amazon.
behindindy.com= [04.21.17 - 9:22 pm]Mikhail AleshinI see he has a Bryan Clauson sticker on his helmet :+ [04.21.17 - 1:24 pm]Would you welcome Valentino Rossi?https://www.motorsport.com/indycar/news/rossi-very-interested-to-follow-alonso-indy-500-fortunes-896279/
Just want the comments in case it ever happens. [04.21.17 - 12:20 pm]Sweet Home Alabama Friday practice threadGet ready to turn on your YouTube streams. It's time for Barber!
First up are the Mazda max cars at 8 cst. No steaming until 8:45when usf2000 comes out.
i vote that if Indycar is going to run these Mazda mx cars, they should be made to unbolt the... [04.21.17 - 8:57 am]Radio Frequencies 2017Anyone have a link to 2017 radio frequencies? I'll be at Barber tomorrow, so I'm looking for an updated list from last year.
Thanks [04.20.17 - 7:13 pm]
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