Penske drivers “taking big swings at setups” in 2018 IndyCarTeam Penske’s IndyCar champions Will Power and Simon Pagenaud say that drivers are only “scratching the surface” of the capabilities of Dallara’s spec aerokit as they get used to the car’s new handling characteristics. The 2014 champion Power ... [12.17.17 - 1:22 am]Matty Brabham working towards IndyCar comebackAustralian American young gun Matty Brabham is hoping to work towards a comeback in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Brabham, 23, was along with RC Enerson the two top young guns who raced a handful of 2016 races but didn’t get a proper encore in 2017. [12.15.17 - 6:35 am]Top Stories of 2017, #18: Castroneves bids farewell to IndyCarNext up in our countdown of the biggest stories in racing this year is the news that one of IndyCar's longest-serving and beloved competitors, Helio Castroneves, will no longer be a full-time driver in the series. It was after IndyCar’s season finale i... [12.14.17 - 5:15 am]Carlin confirms IndyCar graduation with Chilton, Kimball, ChevroletCarlin’s long-rumored and even more long-awaited step-up into the Verizon IndyCar Series has become a reality. Trevor Carlin’s team has confirmed the first details of its graduation into the top level championship in North America, and sees the team ... [12.14.17 - 5:54 pm]Davison opens up on his 2018 deal: 'I had nothing to lose'Supercars star Will Davison spoke to Motorsport.com about the last-minute 23Red Racing deal that saved his spot on the grid for 2018. Davison went genuinely close to missing out on a full-time drive for 2018, the two-time Bathurst 1000 winner seemingly... [12.13.17 - 10:55 am]Welcoming Four New Teams For Next SeasonWhen the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series came to an end at Sonoma back in mid-September, there was a lot of anxiety about the car count for 2018. There were twenty-one full-time entries for the 2017 season. Although not confirmed by the respective teams ... [12.14.17 - 9:21 pm]Daring display by Drugovich; scores a trebleBrazil's Felipe Drugovich (11) in command over his nearest rival Julien Falchero (France) in the third round of the MRF Challenge 2017 at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi on Friday. - Special Arrangement Felipe Drugovich brought the 5.5km long Yas ... [12.15.17 - 12:53 am]A Number Swap Triggers A History LessonLast week, it was announced that Andretti Autosport drivers Marco Andretti and Alexander Rossi would be swapping numbers. Starting next season, Marco Andretti will drive a car carrying the No.98, while Rossi will drive the No.27 car. That got me to ... [12.12.17 - 9:06 pm]What Is Arie Luyendyk Jr.’s Net Worth in 2017? How Rich Is the New “Bachelor?”Season 22 of The Bachelor will air on January 1, 2018, and this time, Arie Luyendyk Jr. is prepared to find love in the Bachelor mansion. Luyendyk Jr. is a well-known name in the car racing industry, and Bachelor Nation. So it comes as no surprise that... [12.12.17 - 3:08 am]2017 PRI Show post-weekend notebookThe 2017 edition of the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) trade show is in the books for another year. Here’s some notes we gathered from the event at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis. While INDYCAR did not have a booth at this ye... [12.10.17 - 11:00 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]
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.
Hinchcliffe on 2018 progress, Indy DNQ, Iowa glory, Wickens disasterDM: What accounted for Schmidt Peterson’s strong start to the season, where you were podium contenders at almost every race? Was it due to the testing the team had done for Honda with the new aerokit?JH: There were a lot of factors. The testing, I thin... [09.22.18 - 6:48 pm]Fittipaldi targets “full season in open-wheel” for 2019A shunt while driving DragonSpeed’s BR Engineering BR1 in practice for the World Endurance Championship’s opening round at Spa-Francochamps broke Fittipaldi’s left leg and right ankle. While the ankle has healed, the left leg has taken longer and the 2... [09.21.18 - 7:03 pm]IndyCar teams eyeing out-of-work F1 talentsStoffel Vandoorne, Esteban Ocon and Pascal Wehrlein are all on the shortlists of various team owners as they cast around for options. Vandoorne is in his second year racing for McLaren in Formula 1, but was informed last month that he’s to be replaced ... [09.21.18 - 1:57 pm]Carlin prepares for three IndyCars in 2019, revives Lights teamTrevor Carlin’s legendary junior formula team Carlin Racing made its first venture into U.S. open-wheel racing in 2015, when Ed Jones and Max Chilton finished third and fifth in the Indy Lights championship, while Jones went on to clinch the 2016 title... [09.20.18 - 3:26 pm]Steinbrenner joins Harding in IndyCar, signs O’Ward and HertaThis Harding Steinbrenner Racing team line-up, heavily revised from the structure in which sophomore IndyCar team Harding Racing-Chevrolet ran the majority of the 2018 season, effectively made its debut at last weekend’s season finale at Sonoma Raceway... [09.19.18 - 4:51 pm]Why Scott Dixon is a five-time IndyCar championThe day after clinching the 2013 IndyCar championship, 2003 and 2008 title winner Scott Dixon murmured only half-joking, “I hope I don’t have to wait another five years for the next one…” He didn’t. Just two years, in fact… and then three years for the... [09.19.18 - 12:58 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]
Could James Hinchcliffe Leave IndyCar for NASCAR in 2018?The Silly Seasons of both IndyCar and NASCAR are upon us. Current IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe’s role in Silly Season could be a part of both. Back in November of 2015 just six months after his near-fatal crash at practice for the 2015 Indianapolis... [07.23.17 - 1:06 pm]IndyCar: Early Silly Season Driver Lineup for 2018Silly Season is in full swing for the Verizon IndyCar Series. Which drivers will be with which teams in the 2018 season? What surprise moves will happen? The 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season is over two-thirds of the way complete, which means there a... [07.22.17 - 7:01 pm]IndyCar: Driver Road and Street Course Power Rankings After TorontoAfter the eighth of 11 road and street course races this season, how do the Verizon IndyCar Series road and street course driver power rankings look? Who is trending upwards after the Toronto race, and who is falling? NOTE: This list only includes ful... [07.17.17 - 9:17 pm]IndyCar: Driver Oval Power Rankings After IowaAfter the fourth of six oval track races this season, how do the Verizon IndyCar Series oval track driver power rankings look? Who is trending upwards after the Iowa race, and who is falling? NOTE: This list only includes full-time oval track drivers. ... [07.17.17 - 9:17 pm]IndyCar Silly Season Rests on Andretti’s ShouldersWith IndyCar working its way to the thrilling conclusion of the 2017 championship, the silly season is heating up. And it all rests on Andretti. The 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season has been full of excitement, action and suspense. It will all boil d... [07.17.17 - 5:44 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]
How We Spent Our Summer VacationMuch to Susan’s dismay, our vacation record is still intact. We have been married for almost six and a half years, and we have still not taken a trip that was more than one night that didn’t have some type of racing tie-in. You might say our honeymoon ... [09.21.18 - 5:04 am]Random Thoughts On SonomaThe 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season has come to a close. The Grand Prix of Sonoma was billed as The Final Finale, as the IndyCar finale moves down the coast south of San Francisco near Monterey. It’s no secret that I have had some unkind things to s... [09.17.18 - 5:02 am]Sonoma Post-Race Wrap-UpWho says you can’t pass at Sonoma? While the front of the field was rather stagnant, as he has done several times this season – Alexander Rossi proved that passing can take place on tracks when other drivers seemingly find it impossible. For those that... [09.16.18 - 10:53 pm]It’s Race Day At Sonoma Raceway!Welcome to another sun-drenched morning at Sonoma Raceway! Today’s weather is pretty much a carbon-copy of yesterday and Friday, which means…perfect. It was a brisk 45° when we woke up at our Petaluma hotel this morning. There is not a cloud in the sky... [09.16.18 - 1:25 pm]Sonoma Qualifying Wrap-UpThe pole has been decided for the Verizon IndyCar Series season finale at Sonoma Raceway. Although championship contenders Alexander Rossi and Scott Dixon both made the Fast Six, neither of them snagged the pole and the bonus point that goes with it. A... [09.15.18 - 10:11 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]
Power Wins In The Desert-4 different teams (Penske, SPM, Andretti & Ganassi) finished in the top 4 and 7 different teams (Carpenter, Foyt & Rahal) in the top 9.
-Victory #198 for Team Penske
-Victory #500 for Firestone/Bridgestone since it returned in 1995
-Alexander Rossi made ... [04.09.18 - 1:36 pm]Bourdais Goes Back-To-BackThe 2018 Grand Prix of St. Petersburg consisted of 110 laps. Robert Wickens, a rookie, led 69. The Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver started from pole and was dominating his maiden Verizon IndyCar Series race, until lap 109.
1 - Will Power 2 - Josef Newgarden 3 - Alexander Rossi 4 - Simon Pagenaud 5 - Tony Kanaan 6 - Scott Dixon 7 - Helio Castroneves 8 - Ryan Hunter-Reay 9 - Graham Rahal 10 - Carlos Munoz 11 - Marco Andretti 12 - Ed Carpenter 13 - Takuma Sato 14... [08.22.17 - 10:43 pm]Bourdais Cleared To DriveINDYCAR, the sanctioning body of the Verizon IndyCar Series, announced Wednesday that Sebastien Bourdais has been cleared to race.
Bourdais was injured in a Turn 2 crash on his 3rd lap of his first attempt on the first day of Qualifications for last May... [08.17.17 - 7:32 am]Montoya & Servia To Test 2018 Aero KitThe testing program for next season's new aero kit kicks off July 25th on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval, Oriol Servia and Juan Pablo Montoya will be behind the wheel.
Two cars will test, one from Honda and one from Chevrolet. Servia will run the ... [07.17.17 - 8:23 am]
Dixon Cements Status As An IndyCar All-Timer By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Widely acknowledged as the greatest open-wheel driver of his generation, Scott Dixon stamped it as fact Sunday by clinching his fifth Verizon IndyCar Series championship.
Dixon started second alongside pol... [09.17.18 - 10:24 am]RHR Hunts Down Pole At IndyCar Season-Ender By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Ryan Hunter-Reay blocked-out the hype surrounding the chase for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series title Saturday to concentrate on the tasks at-hand _ winning pole position for the INDYCAR Grand Prix of Sono... [09.16.18 - 9:16 am]Top Drivers Remain Top Drivers At Sonoma Two sessions of practice Friday for the season-ending INDYCAR Grand Prix of Sonoma did little to separate the four remaining contenders for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series championship.
Point-leader Scott Dixon was third on the combined-session time sh... [09.15.18 - 1:52 pm]Rossi Sets Sights On Championship By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Alexander Rossi says his three-year tenure in the Verizon IndyCar Series has been nothing short of an accelerated learning curve. And among the things the Andretti Autosport ace has learned is…do not poke/... [09.13.18 - 12:26 pm]The Battle Of Texas Features Promoters
Addition of Circuit of The Americas to the 2019 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule figures to test the “Everything’s Bigger in Texas” cliché in terms of promoting and supporting open-wheel racing in the Lone Star State.
Specifically, can Texas Motor Spe... [09.06.18 - 12:18 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]
102nd Indianapolis 500 Wrap-upThe roar is over, but what a roar it was! Sunday's 102nd Indy 500 was one of the hottest races on record, but from the SW Vista it was all worth it as we were entertained by another great show. While I will admit it wasn't as "thrilling" as the last se... [05.29.18 - 4:12 pm]Bump Day ThoughtsThe return of Bump Day was a little more interesting than we thought, wasn't it?
When the 34th and 35th entries were announced a couple of months ago, making bumping possible for the first time in a while, I wasn't all that enthused. I thought it woul... [05.20.18 - 1:08 pm]Color Me Shocked!No, not really.
It was confirmed today that Danica Patrick has decided to retire from racing full-time and only run two races in 2018, the Daytona 500 and Indianapolis 500. It seems that at age 36 that it might be a little soon to be walking away from... [11.17.17 - 4:42 pm]Indy 500 Wrap UpAs I sit in my kitchen typing this out and reflecting on the last couple of weeks, the same thought goes through my mind over and over.
Best. May. Ever.
As many of you know, I worked for Lazier Racing Partners on Buddy Lazier's 500 effort. It was a... [06.01.17 - 1:57 pm]One Thing From Back In The Day I MissSo, did you watch much of Fernando Alonso's test at IMS today? I watched a good bit and thought he did very well. It was a good start, although the real work begins in 12 days when he returns for practice and they start trying to make the car go faster... [05.03.17 - 6:11 pm]
Chris Griffis Memorial TestThe future has arrived. Less than two weeks after a wet and wild Brickyard 400 week at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, cars are back on track this weekend at the World’s Greatest Racecourse in Speedway, Indiana. Rain won’t stop any of the action this ... [09.21.18 - 3:00 pm]2018 IndyCar Season AwardsThe 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season has officially been added to the history books. The storylines this year centered around the rise of young stars, Bump Day at Indy, the exceptional Rookie class, and a reminder that Scott Dixon may not be human. T... [09.19.18 - 4:10 pm]Harding Steinbrenner RacingAnother new team is ready to take on the 17-race IndyCar season in 2019. Mike Harding and George Michael Steinbrenner have joined forces to create Harding Steinbrenner Racing, who will field two full-time entries in IndyCar next season. The two drivers... [09.19.18 - 4:00 pm]Scott Dixon Wins Fifth TitleLess than three hours after Roger Penske got his 500th win, rival Chip Ganassi claimed his 12th IndyCar title with his crown jewel, Scott Dixon. It was another flawless race by Dixon, who kept his nose clean and clicked away laps on his way to a fifth ... [09.16.18 - 8:48 pm]Takuma Sato Returning to RLLHours before the final race of the 2018 season, Rahal Letterman Lanigan announced that Takuma Sato will be returning to the team for the 2019 season. Sato delivered the team’s only race win two weeks ago at Portland. Having the 2017 Indianapolis 500 wi... [09.16.18 - 3:22 pm]
A Season for All FansTwo thousand and eighteen. A year in which I imagine, in the long history of the sport of Indycar racing, will be seen as a bright point in a long history of ups and downs. Perhaps seen as one of the finest in terms of the sanctioning body meeting the ... [09.14.18 - 12:56 pm]Pocono - The Other 500(c) 2017 LAT Photographic - Abbott
While other tracks have cheekily claimed 500 or 550 or 600 in their event titles, Pocono remains the only other true, old-school, 500-miler on the schedule. With the news that Pocono is considering signing for Indy... [08.14.18 - 12:30 pm]The Greatest 33 Update - 2018 Post-race EditionWith just hours left of May on the calendar, and in keeping with all good traditions of May, we humbly submit, in the waning moments of May 2018, the ongoing review of my "Greatest 33" following the completion of another sun-scorched and interesting In... [05.31.18 - 7:28 pm]Figures Don't Lie, but Liars FigureOft attributed (but never actually substantiated) to Mark Twain, this kitchy axiom reflects a sense that the truth via factual numbers can be perverted into something in the interest of supporting a position that might need help outside a purely factua... [05.23.18 - 11:48 am]Vive La Livery!The visual sense and how we react to the stimulii is one of a human's most basal conditions. Especially in this modern era of media, we are bombarded with images appealing, repulsive, and everything in between.
McDonald's, for example, is among the... [05.17.18 - 11:36 am]
Unfiltered Race Notes… Shorted from the Finale EditionWelp, looks like we got preempted for stupid napcar. I saw a quick shot of Dixon and another shot of Penske. And we’re watching caution laps click off in Vegas. Ridiculous. Now I think we are literally watching parked napcars … Continue reading → [09.17.18 - 9:16 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes… The Finish Was Worth The Race EditionWe are LIVE TONIGHT!!! Which also means the exciting addition of live radio to the mix!! #GetWellWickens I hope he comes back. I want him to win more races and even a few championships. Sometimes I hate that this form … Continue reading → [08.25.18 - 11:12 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes… I Don’t Want to Test That Fence EditionHello and welcome back! This week we are heading straight into the action!! Aaaand we cut immediately to a stinking retrospective about Rossi. Booooo. What a way to start a broadcast. (Rossi is an amazing racer and I am so … Continue reading → [08.25.18 - 11:05 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes… I Still Haven’t Started to Breathe Again EditionWelcome back to Mid-Ohio! Drivers already in their cars. This thing is happening! We’re treated to a Dixon montage. I know I said I’m #TeamDixon but I’m even more #TeamCloseChampionshipBattle so I hope his qualifying issues parlay into race issues. … ... [07.31.18 - 10:15 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes… Not a bad race, eh? EditionOk. So I watched little bit of prerace. Man that stand up on pitman with the booth guys looked painful. Paul Tracey never needs to be on TV ever again. I gotta give it to Bell for rocking the tennis … Continue reading → [07.17.18 - 9:58 pm]
Wickens Posts Video Of Rehab In ProgressA little over a month ago, Robert Wickens was involved in a frightening accident in the ABC Supply 500 at the Pocono Raceway. The Aug. 19 crash was a horrific as it gets. Luckily, it didn’t cost the Canadian his life but it was one that injured him bad... [09.21.18 - 4:36 pm]“My Goal Was Always To Become An IndyCar Owner” Says SteinbrennerINDIANAPOLIS – Score this as another massive victory for the IndyCar Series. One of the most iconic names in all of sports is fielding a two car team in the sport for 2019. George Steinbrenner IV becomes the youngest owner in series history as he joins... [09.20.18 - 10:01 am]Explaining Harding Racing/Steinbrenner MergerINDIANAPOLIS – Some big news broke on Wednesday afternoon as Harding Racing partnered with Steinbrenner Racing and will form a two car team for the 2019 IndyCar Series season. The drivers will be Colton Herta and Pato O’Ward. While that’s not surprisin... [09.20.18 - 9:47 am]For 2nd Time In 3 Years, Chaves Potentially Loses RideINDIANAPOLIS – This isn’t a shot at Andretti Autosport so don’t take it this way, but for the second time in the last three IndyCar Series offseasons, Gabby Chaves lost a ride and Andretti was part of the reason. In the 2015 season, Chaves drove for Br... [09.19.18 - 4:15 pm]Harding Racing To Team Up With Steinbrenner For 2 Car Entry In 2019INDIANAPOLIS – We have a new entry for the 2019 IndyCar Series season. Well, it’s a new full time entry that is. Harding Racing officially announced their plans for next year on Wednesday afternoon, naming both Colton Herta and Patricio O’Ward as their... [09.19.18 - 4:14 pm]
O’Ward and Herta signed by Harding Steinbrenner Racing for 2019Patricio O'Ward and Colton Herta will race full-time in 2019 IndyCar Series after being signed by the newly formed Harding Steinbrenner Racing; a merger between Harding Racing and Indy Lights team Steinbrenner Racing. [09.19.18 - 5:00 pm]Patricio O’Ward impresses massively on debut at SonomaVerizon IndyCar Series debutant, Patricio O'Ward, put in an incredible performance through the 2018 Grand Prix of Sonoma race weekend. The Mexican Indy Lights graduate took Harding Racing to their first "Fast Six" qualifying appearance before going on ... [09.18.18 - 3:00 pm]Hunter-Reay ends season in style with stellar Sonoma performanceAndretti Autosport's Verizon IndyCar Series driver, Ryan Hunter-Reay, had arguably his greatest race weekend performance in last Sunday's 2018 season finale at Sonoma Raceway. The American was quickest in practice and in all three qualifying sessions b... [09.18.18 - 12:00 pm]Trailer released for Scott Dixon documentary Born RacerThe trailer has been released for the upcoming 'Born Racer' documentary, a film that follows Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon throughout his 2017 season. The film releases in the US on October 2 and in the UK on November 19. [09.18.18 - 10:00 am]Rossi charges through the field to seventh at Sonoma, comes up short in title...Alexander Rossi finished seventh in Sunday's Grand Prix of Sonoma after a lap one mistake put him almost a lap down on the field. However, the impressive comeback was not enough to see him steal the championship from Scott Dixon. [09.17.18 - 3:00 pm]
Surprise guest driverSo it being a long off season and the Alonso speculation getting boring got me to wondering who will the surprise mystery guest driver next year? [09.22.18 - 8:52 pm]Would you welcome - Mario Andretti?https://www.indycar.com/News/2018/09/09-20-Fast-Six [09.22.18 - 5:17 pm]Jungle Park Reunion SundayAdmission is free for those displaying cars, which can be registered at the Indiana Racing Memorial Association tent for $10. The grand prize for car owners is an IRMA Best in Show trophy and $100, with the winner determined by fan voting. Spectator ad... [09.22.18 - 8:17 am]Your 2018 TrackForum Pick 5 Season Champ is...Well, first...
...many thanks to all of the nice folk who decided to play our game, if even for just one or two races it's really nice that so many people keep picking throughout the year!
Unlike previous years there will be no banquet, mostly be... [09.20.18 - 6:32 pm]Sonoma Pick 5 Results and Brag thread!Title decided.....but whose identity will be revealed in another thread.
Anyways here are the results from the Sonoma race.
GMCguy [09.20.18 - 6:11 pm]Carlin adds a 3rd car for '19. returns to Lights as wellhttps://www.motorsport.com/us/indycar/news/carlin-prepares-for-three-indycars-in-2019-revives-lights-team-/3180580/
more good news for car count.
no drivers named for the 3rd car yet. the seat may be a split seat. article speculates a connectio... [09.20.18 - 5:56 pm]Open Damper development BAD idea?I am starting to think that having the damper development being unrestricted a BAD idea.
Teams that have big expensive damper programs are the only ones that can complete. (unless it is at the Billard table smooth IMS) Its... [09.20.18 - 3:29 pm]2018 IndyCar SonomaFull race. In the beginning, you hear, what I believe, the director talking. But, is does show the pace laps and first laps.
== [09.20.18 - 11:29 am]2019 INDYCAR SERIES Livery DatabaseSpecial thanks to Harding and Steinbrenner for getting right out of the gate with a paint job for 2019 and giving cause to start this thread ridiculously early..
Image: https://www.racefans.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/racefansdotnet-20180919-2249... [09.19.18 - 9:41 pm]Here's the Harding Steinbrenner Racing Story on Racer.com...https://racer.com/2018/09/19/new-harding-steinbrenner-racing-team-signs-oward-herta-for-2019/ [09.19.18 - 2:27 pm]
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