Juncos Racing enters IndyCar with a glittering MRTI resumeFor years, the Mazda Road to Indy presented by Cooper Tires has long been considered a training ground for drivers, and some crew members, to prepare and develop before moving into the Verizon IndyCar Series. It hasn’t, yet, seen a full team that began... [02.23.17 - 3:17 am]Whoda Thunk All-Star Pitcher CJ Wilson Is Also a Badass in a Race Car?Major League Baseball pitcher CJ Wilson isn't ready to hang up his glove and cleats, but the reasons to consider a career change are becoming more obvious with each lap of testing. The two-time MLB All-Star, presently a free agent, has turned his full ... [02.22.17 - 6:28 am]Steak 'n Shake stays on board with Rahal for 4 races in 2017BROWNSBURG, Ind. - (AP) -- IndyCar driver Graham Rahal will continue to have Steak 'n Shake as his primary sponsor for four races in 2017. Rahal Lanigan Racing made the announcement Wednesday. It's the third season the American will be paired with the ... [02.15.17 - 12:48 pm]Newgarden, Carpenter, and Coyne shine at IndyCar’s Phoenix open testWith the Verizon IndyCar Series finished with its first league test at Phoenix Raceway, what can fans take away for the start of the 2017 season? The Verizon IndyCar Series spent the weekend at Phoenix Raceway, with all of the 2017 teams present for tw... [02.13.17 - 11:22 am]KV Racing’s auction set for March 27The remaining assets from KV Racing Technology will be auctioned off on March 27 in a live and online auction put on by Key Auctioneers in Indianapolis. Much of KV’s inventory has been sold to new Verizon IndyCar Series entrant Juncos Racing, which ... [02.23.17 - 3:18 am]Celebrate Our Legends While We CanThis past Monday was the eightieth birthday for legendary car-owner Roger Penske. He has always been one of my idols. He set the standard for the way racing teams prepare for today’s racing. Like him or not, there is no denying that he is one of the mo... [02.21.17 - 9:16 pm]Jason Galvin Wins iRacing’s First Lionheart Retro Series Race In Wild FashionEvery week, NESN Fuel partner iRacing, the world’s premier online racing simulation service, recaps a race from one of its top series. This week, iRacing recapped the sixth round of the NASCAR iRacing Road to Pro Series. Read more about iRacing here. [02.09.17 - 12:19 pm]IndyCar Notes: Hildebrand tests at Sonoma; Vasser put brakes on teamSONOMA – IndyCar driver J.R. Hildebrand raced thousands of laps at Sonoma Raceway before turning pro, in everything from a kart to an open wheel Formula car. Despite his experience and familiarity with the track, the Sausalito resident went to high-spe... [02.18.17 - 4:27 pm]It Was Tougher Than It LookedIt wasn’t that long ago that everyone complained about the red cars winning everything in the Verizon IndyCar Series. To be precise, it was the 2009 season. Of course, they were referring to the two red cars of Target Chip Ganassi Racing and the day-gl... [02.16.17 - 9:42 pm]The moment of truth for JR HildebrandReturning to fulltime IndyCar competition for the first time in four years, JR Hildebrand has a golden opportunity to refire his career. But it’s near-vital that he starts winning races, as he himself admits. David Malsher believes he can do it. [02.16.17 - 8:29 pm]
and more » [02.14.17 - 10:19 am]Reinvigorated Servia ready for more in 2017 INDYCAR season - INDYCAR INDYCAR Reinvigorated Servia ready for more in 2017 INDYCAR season INDYCAR What says “I'll be back” more than seeing Arnold Schwarzenegger while working out at Gold's Gym in Los Angeles? Oriol Servia was already a man on a mission, an experienced driver c... [02.19.17 - 9:44 am]Juncos Racing enters IndyCar with a glittering MRTI resume ... - NBC Sports -... NBC Sports - Motorsports (blog) Juncos Racing enters IndyCar with a glittering MRTI resume ... NBC Sports - Motorsports (blog) If you want an idea of what Juncos Racing has accomplished in the Mazda Road to Indy presented by Cooper Tires, look to this pos... [02.22.17 - 3:47 pm]KV racing shuts down after 14 years in IndyCar - FOXSports.com FOXSports.com KV racing shuts down after 14 years in IndyCar FOXSports.com IndyCar racing has been a part of my life for 25 years, it is in my soul, and it will be interesting to see where it takes me from here.” KV Racing won the Indy 500 with driver Ton... [02.17.17 - 1:40 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]
Hinchcliffe, Wickens set for IndyCar-DTM ride swapA unique car swap between friends and countrymen will take place over the next month as Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe and Mercedes-Benz DTM ace Robert Wickens trade seats. The Canad... [02.23.17 - 9:25 am]INDYCAR VIDEO: Robin Miller with Ricardo JuncosRACER's Robin Miller visits with IndyCar's newest team owner, Ricardo Juncos, to discuss the Argentinian's plans to make Juncos Racing's debut at the Indy 500 in May. td8OE1hD9_Y [02.22.17 - 8:08 pm]Juncos hits ground running with IndyCar teamThe ideal Indianapolis 500 for Juncos Racing would be to field two cars, preferably one with a veteran and one with a rookie, and then run all day and stay out of trouble. "We have the capability to ... [02.22.17 - 5:30 pm]Robin Miller's Mailbag for Feb. 22, presented by Honda Racing / HPDWelcome to the Robin Miller Mailbag as presented by Honda Racing / HPD. You can follow the Santa Clarita, California-based company at: hpd.honda.com and on social media at @HondaRacing_HPD and https:... [02.22.17 - 8:06 am]IndyCar future at Long Beach secure - KalkhovenFor all the concerned IndyCar fans that Long Beach could be snapped up by Liberty Media and return to Formula 1, Kevin Kalkhoven has a message: relax. "We haven't heard from anyone in F1 or negotiate... [02.21.17 - 7:00 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.
Wickens to test IndyCar in ride swap with HinchcliffeThe SPM IndyCar regular will also get the chance to try out Wickens' Mercedes-AMG C63 DTM at Vallelunga as part of the exchange.
Wickens will get behind the wheel of SPM's #5 Arrow Electronics-sponsored car during Tuesday's group test at Sebring, befor... [02.23.17 - 11:38 am]Ex-Stefan Wilson car among assets in KV auctionThe on-site and online auction is set to start at 10am ET on Monday, March 27, at KV’s former raceshop at 4001 Methanol Lane in Indianapolis. The preview will occur on March 24.
Among the items will be the car in which Stefan Wilson made his solid Indy... [02.23.17 - 10:31 am]"Performance criteria" will decide when 2018 IndyCar is unveiledAlthough IndyCar originally intended to display next year’s car at IMS in the lead up to the 101st Indy 500, Frye said that getting the car prepared for testing would take priority.
In a conference with Indy Lights team owner Ricardo Juncos, who yester... [02.22.17 - 3:17 pm]Andretti to run five cars at Indy 500 againIn the last 11 years, Andretti Autosport (née Andretti Green Racing) has nine times run extra/‘one-off’ entries at the Memorial Day Weekend classic. The best of these performers has been rookie Carlos Munoz who started and finished second in 2013.
Last... [02.21.17 - 4:58 pm]Juncos Racing to enter this year’s Indy 500The team, founded by Argentinean Ricardo Juncos, is renowned for its highly successful Pro Mazda operation, but expanded to Indy Lights in 2015, with the arrival of the Dallara IL15-Mazda. It promptly won the championship with Spencer Pigot, and just l... [02.21.17 - 10:31 am]IMSA ace Derani to test IndyCar for Schmidt PetersonDerani, who won last year’s Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona and the 12 Hours of Sebring for Extreme Speed Motorsport, is this season racing a Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GT in the World Endurance Championship’s first three rounds – Silverstone, Spa, and the 24 ... [02.20.17 - 5:39 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]
Five Drivers Who Have Survived Wrecks They Shouldn’t HaveRacing is dangerous and we well know it. The drivers know it too but sometimes they seem to forget about it and they come back after surviving the biggest of impacts. Technology and safety have come a long way in the recent decades but so have the spee... [02.22.17 - 3:30 pm]IndyCar: Looking Ahead At The 2017 GridThe Verizon IndyCar Series season opener at St. Petersburg is now just three weeks away. How does this year’s field compare to last year’s? The Verizon IndyCar Series is scheduled to begin in just three weeks with the annual Firestone Grand Prix of St.... [02.21.17 - 7:56 am]IndyCar: Five Bold Predictions for 2017Every Verizon IndyCar Series season, we should expect the unexpected. What types of unexpected things should we expect this season? Last season, a rookie won the Indy 500 on a fuel economy run. The series champion won by a record points margin of 127. ... [02.21.17 - 7:54 am]IndyCar: Drivers Seeking Maiden Victory In 2017In each of the past four Verizon IndyCar Series seasons, at least one driver has won their first career race. Which drivers are most likely to earn to their maiden win this season? The last Verizon IndyCar Series season that passed without a driver win... [02.19.17 - 12:34 pm]IndyCar: Top Five Oval Track DriversThe Verizon IndyCar Series visits numerous different types of tracks throughout the season. Which drivers are the best on the oval tracks? Certain drivers perform better than others at different venues. While all IndyCar tracks have their unique shapes... [02.19.17 - 12:33 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]
Celebrate Our Legends While We CanThis past Monday was the eightieth birthday for legendary car-owner Roger Penske. He has always been one of my idols. He set the standard for the way racing teams prepare for today’s racing. Like him or not, there is no denying that he is one of the mo... [02.22.17 - 5:05 am]It Was Tougher Than It LookedIt wasn’t that long ago that everyone complained about the red cars winning everything in the Verizon IndyCar Series. To be precise, it was the 2009 season. Of course, they were referring to the two red cars of Target Chip Ganassi Racing and the day-gl... [02.17.17 - 5:02 am]What Did We Learn From Last Weekend?The Test in the West in Phoenix is now over and in the books. Most of the information learned by the teams last Friday and Saturday will never be discussed outside of team circles. But the question that I’m curious about is; how much did we fans learn?... [02.15.17 - 5:05 am]It’s A Different Sponsorship Era TodayThose that come here solely because they like what I consider to be usually positive posts on here, will probably not like this one. I don’t consider what I’m about to say as being negative. Instead, I consider it a realistic commentary of today’s econ... [02.13.17 - 5:02 am]Tony Stewart Returns To The Indianapolis 500This is not an ad for Trackside Online, but it is the number one way I learn most of my racing news. Something may break on Twitter, but it is usually the subsequent e-mail that arrives shortly from Trackside Online that really lays everything out ther... [02.10.17 - 5:02 am]
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]
KV Racing Technology co-owner Kevin Kalkhoven: “I want to thank all those who have written to express their apprecia... [02.16.17 - 1:20 pm]Steak 'n Shake Returns With RahalRahal Letterman Lanigan Racing announced Wednesday morning the return of Steak 'n Shake to the team's sponsor lineup in 2017.
The popular chain of restaurants, owned by Biglari Holdings, will serve as Graham Rahal's primary sponsor in St. Pete, the Indi... [02.15.17 - 1:04 pm]Stewart To Sponsor Car In '500'Schmidt Peterson Motorsports announced Tuesday morning a joint venture with Tony Stewart for the team's No. 77 entry in May's Indianapolis 500.
The entry will come in the form of Team One Cure, an initiative setup by The Tony Stewart Foundation. The pro... [02.07.17 - 11:49 am]DRR Returns With Karam For '500'Dreyer & Reinbold Racing announced Thursday morning the signing of Sage Karam to run the team's enty in May's Indianapolis 500.
Karam will be attempting to make his 4th Indianapolis 500 start and 3rd with DRR (2014 & '16).
“I’m really excited to be back ... [02.03.17 - 10:54 am]Aleshin Returns To SPMSchmidt Peterson Motorsports announced early Wednesday morning the signing of Mikhail Aleshin to return to the No. 7 entry this season.
Aleshin was thought to be a lock for the seat until recent reports of a possible funding issue with the program. That... [02.01.17 - 3:52 pm]
Hildebrand Boasts Best Lap At IndyCar Testing In Phoenix Two days of on-track testing for 21 Verizon IndyCar Series drivers and teams literally played-out like day and night.
Cars supplied with Chevrolet engines and aero kits dominated day sessions during the Phoenix Raceway “Prix View” Open Test, while thos... [02.12.17 - 9:18 am]Penske New Guy Newgarden Fastest In Phoenix RacinToday.com
The roar of 2.2-liter, twin-turbocharged V-6 engines filled the air into the night at Phoenix Raceway on Friday, as 21 Verizon IndyCar Series entries turned laps for the first time together in 2017.
The first of a two-day Open Test for a... [02.11.17 - 8:58 am]IndyCar Teams Get Back To Work In Phoenix For the first time in 2017, all full-season Verizon IndyCar Series entries are testing this weekend at Phoenix Raceway.
Twenty-one cars are entered for the two-day test that concludes Saturday around the 1-mile oval in Avondale, Ariz., steeped in Indy ... [02.10.17 - 5:55 pm]IndyCar Shaking Up Race-Weekend Schedules RacinToday.com
In a continuing effort to deliver the most effective and entertaining on-track action for fans, the Verizon IndyCar Series has modified the race weekend schedule at some events for the 2017 season.
INDYCAR, sanctioning body for the Veriz... [02.07.17 - 4:41 pm]IndyCar Unveils TV Schedule RacinToday.com
Continuity and consistency highlight the 2017 IndyCar Series television schedule.
In collaboration with ABC and NBC Sports Network, INDYCAR’s television calendar will see each race returning to the same network where it aired in 2016. Th... [01.18.17 - 7:10 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]IndyCar’s Sunday drive in Long BeachOfficiating anything is a thankless job. Someone is always on the wrong side of a call and many will hold a grudge forever. I know this. I was a high school football referee for many years. At one stadium a fan screamed, “You &$%#@*% zebras!” at us... [04.19.16 - 12:23 pm]
Will You Be My Patron?Happy Valentine's Day! I mean, if you celebrate that sort of thing. I don't, but of course don't begrudge anyone that does.
But if you do, here's a pro tip...eschew the flowers! I was in the store today and I saw tons of guys there buying flowers at t... [02.14.17 - 6:57 pm]Happy Trails Carl EdwardsAs I approach my 50th birthday, I have to say that few things shock me anymore. As I've gotten older I've realized the term "shocking" when applied to news is usually hyperbole, like Clemson "shocking" Alabama.
Really? I watched the game and there was... [01.10.17 - 6:14 pm]A Tale of Three TracksThose of you who are fans of this space know that thanks to my wife's job and my association with John Cummiskey Racing, I've visited a lot of race tracks this year.
If you count my visit to my local Rockford Speedway back in April, I have visited the... [12.04.16 - 11:56 pm]Monaco Track WalkI've been fortunate to have traveled with my wife Darcy to some really cool places in the last couple of years, but if you had told me I would ever have made it to Monaco, I wouldn't have believed you!
Yet, here we are! Darcy's boss was a panelist for... [06.10.16 - 7:34 pm]The 100th Indianapolis 500So about three hours after the race ended, the boys and I arrived back at our hotel and I turned on ESPN. A few seconds later, I saw the following on their crawler:
"Alexander Rossi wins the 100th Indianapolis 500"
It REALLY did happen, didn't it? Tr... [05.29.16 - 11:19 pm]
Juncos Racing Enters Indy 500Ricardo Juncos has always had big dreams. Today, he announced that his team will enter the Indianapolis 500. The Argentinian purchased cars from KV Racing last week, which shut down its operation after more than 14 years in the Verizon IndyCar Series. ... [02.21.17 - 11:00 am]Saturday Phoenix Open TestTwo days of action at Phoenix International Raceway for the Verizon IndyCar Series has wrapped up. The test allowed teams and drivers to get up to speed as the season opening race in St Petersburg on March 12 inches closer. JR Hildebrand recorded the f... [02.11.17 - 11:23 pm]Friday Phoenix Open TestToday was the first of a two-day open test at Phoenix International Raceway. For many teams and drivers in the Verizon IndyCar Series, it marked the official beginning of the 2017 season. There were a total of 2,638 laps turned by 21 drivers on Friday.... [02.10.17 - 11:23 pm]Phoenix Open Test InformationThe fourth stop on the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule is Phoenix International Raceway. That is also the site where teams and drivers will gather this Friday and Saturday as part of the “Prix View” Open Test. There are 21 cars entered in the two-... [02.09.17 - 7:00 am]IndyCar Schedule and Rule ChangesThe Verizon IndyCar Series has made some schedule changes and rules updates for the upcoming 2017 season. The main objective was to deliver the most effective and entertaining on-track action for fans on race weekend. Jay Frye, IndyCar President of Com... [02.06.17 - 4:00 pm]
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]
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]Unfiltered Race Notes: Super Awesome Championship Sonoma EditionWell, here we find ourselves again. Not much to say other than lets go. –Prerace– How long is this thing? I don’t have time for this I need to see some racecars. DVR starts in the middle of the season … Continue reading → [08.31.15 - 9:36 pm]
Butterball Returns to Andretti Autosport for 2017U.S. based food corporation Butterball will continue its relationship with four-time Verizon IndyCar Series championship team Andretti Autosport for a fourth straight year. The winning combination began in May 2014 when they partnered with Ryan Hunter-... [02.23.17 - 10:07 am]Ricardo Juncos’ Background Has Shaped Him to Be a Future Star IndyCar OwnerINDIANAPOLIS – If you told Richard Juncos, owner of Juncos Racing in 2002 that 15 years later he’d have a car in the Indianapolis 500, he’d say you were crazy. 15 years ago, Juncos was in a tough situation in his native country of Argentina. He was “lo... [02.22.17 - 5:03 pm]Current Indy 500 Car Count ProjectionsINDIANAPOLIS – On Tuesday morning, Juncos Racing announced that they would enter a recently purchased car in the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500. By Tuesday night, team owner Ricardo Juncos confirmed the rumors that his intent is to actually brin... [02.21.17 - 9:19 pm]Lear Corporation to Be Presenting Sponsor of IndyCar Weekend in DetroitThe Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix today announced that Lear Corporation will be the presenting sponsor of the June 2-4, 2017 event and the popular summertime festival will now be known as the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear. With its worl... [02.21.17 - 2:27 pm]Juncos Racing Officially Will Run In 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500INDIANAPOLIS – From the moment that Juncos Racing opened their brand new facility in Speedway, Indiana, it was clear the vision was starting to take shape of their goal in becoming a Verizon IndyCar Series team. From the moment Juncos Racing was founde... [02.21.17 - 10:23 am]
INDYCAR News and Notes — Feb. 15, 20171. Ed Carpenter Racing hits road course at Sonoma 2. Steak ‘n Shake returns as Rahal Letterman Lanigan sponsor 3. Karam, Wilson enjoy IMS Night at Indiana Pacers game 4. Indy car legend Andretti named [...] [02.15.17 - 7:33 pm]Phoenix open test gets 2017 season rolling; Tony Stewart Foundation sponsorin...INDYCAR News and Notes – Feb. 8, 2017 1. Phoenix open test gets 2017 season rolling 2. Tony Stewart Foundation sponsoring Indy 500 entry 3. Franchitti, Cheever, McLaren newest Hall of Fame nominees 4. Schmidt [...] [02.12.17 - 7:43 pm]Competition runs strong and deep at Phoenix Raceway open testAVONDALE, Ariz. (Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017) – Two days of on-track testing for 21 Verizon IndyCar Series drivers and teams were literally like day and night. Cars carrying Chevrolet engines and aero kits dominated the [...] [02.12.17 - 5:06 pm]Weekend schedule changes, rules updates to add to racing excitement in 2017 s...INDIANAPOLIS (Monday, Feb. 6, 2017) – In a continuing effort to deliver the most effective and entertaining on-track action for fans, the Verizon IndyCar Series has modified the race weekend schedule at some events for [...] [02.06.17 - 8:32 pm]Mikhail Aleshin Back at SPM for 2017It was announced on February 1 that Mikhail Aleshin would be returning to Schmidt Peterson Motorsports for the full 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Aleshin’s return was rumored but never officially confirmed until today. Aleshin [...] [02.01.17 - 5:53 pm]
Hinch & Wickens: Trading PaintSaw on twitter (no link yet) but it looks as though James Hinchcliffe and Canadian DTM driver Robert Wickens will do a "ride swap" at Sebring in March. For those who are not familiar with Wickens, he was once Canada's brightest open wheel prospects an... [02.23.17 - 11:15 am]Yet ANOTHER driver testing for SPMRobert Wickens will test in the SPM #5 at Sebring for a bit. This one isn't anything too serious, just a seat swap thing for a little bit.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vf3vwGhoYTM [02.23.17 - 11:14 am]1991 Bump Day: Back when everything was good.Saw this on Facebook. The suggestion was to start on 49:30 for Dave Despain, if listening to TG doesn't send you into spasms of terror you could start at 47:30. Discuss...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpyU_E30jME [02.23.17 - 8:58 am]Is this worth implementing?A few months ago, Christian Von Koenigsegg gave an update on the progress of his Freevalve engine design (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3cFfM3r510&t=1s). Since the talk is of changing the engine regulations in a couple years it is right to ask if th... [02.22.17 - 10:31 pm]Robin Miller-Ricardo JuncosVideo interview.
== [02.22.17 - 9:34 pm]"Performance criteria" will decide when 2018 IndyCar is unveiledhttps://www.motorsport.com/indycar/news/performance-criteria-will-decide-when-2018-indycar-is-unveiled-876127/ [02.22.17 - 3:24 pm]Blue EnvelopesWe should be less than a month away until they start to mail them. [02.22.17 - 12:38 pm]St Pete Weekend Schedule ReleasedLooking forward to this race. Below is a link to the weekend schedule. If you have not been to this race it is a great way to start off the racing season and get away from the winter weather....
http://gpstpete.com/index.php?option=co... [02.22.17 - 11:19 am]so how many people are gonna show up for The 500 Mile Race this year?I'm sure this board's posters won't have any problem reaching a consensus
I'm thinking it'll be just short, maybe 5-10k short, of the "sellout" achieved for the 100th [02.21.17 - 9:09 pm]KV Auction Anouncedhttp://www.keyauctioneers.com/kvracingindycar/
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