IndyCar close to completing ‘16 scheduleIndyCar chairman Mark Miles said it is “unlikely” that the series will open its 2016 schedule in Mexico City, delaying for at least a year a February launch that would have extended the season over eight months. Miles told USA TODAY Sports that he ... [10.07.15 - 4:48 am]IndyCar: 2015 And Beyond – Part 1Schedules, an upcoming birthday, aero packages and double points were a few of the important subjects dealt with during the 2015 IndyCar season and will likely continue to crowd the headlines in 2016 as well. In Part 1 of our look at IndyCar, we’ll see... [10.08.15 - 6:06 am]Verizon IndyCar Series schedules 2016 Texas race for June 11The Verizon IndyCar Series and Texas Motor Speedway announced on Saturday that the 2016 Firestone 600 will be held on June 11, 2016. That moves the race back five days from this year's date of June 5, 2015. Saturday's news means that there are now four... [10.04.15 - 5:01 am]Lights champion Pigot aims for full-time IndyCar rideReigning Indy Lights champion Spencer Pigot says he has several IndyCar teams interested in delivering the three guaranteed race entries that are part of his title-winning prize. However, he tells Motorsport.com that his aim remains a full-time ride in... [10.07.15 - 5:03 pm]IndyCar Series continues quest to find safer ways to raceINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Mark Miles will never forget the first time he saw an IndyCar driver seriously hurt. It was October 2013, after a race at Fontana. When he walked into the hospital room, he found Justin Wilson lying in bed, awake and alert with a ... [09.30.15 - 1:52 pm]Updated IndyCar lineup for 2016: Newgarden returning to CFH RacingThe IndyCar Series’ 2016 driver lineup took another step toward fulfillment Thursday when CFH Racing confirmed the return of Josef Newgarden. Earlier this week, Bobby Rahal said it is Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s preference to remain a one-car full... [10.02.15 - 9:29 am]Willing but unableThe Team Penske IndyCar driver and champion is watching on with DJR Team Penske after arriving at Mount Panorama yesterday. Like any driver, he’d prefer to be out on track, and had the offer, but could not accept because of sponsor commitment clashes. [10.09.15 - 6:11 pm]After crash in May that left him badly hurt, IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe...PLYMOUTH — Having spent this summer battling for his life, and then his livelihood, a popular race car driver has taken a big step towards putting things back together, right here in Wisconsin. James Hinchcliffe won over a legion of fans as he built hi... [10.07.15 - 3:36 pm]IndyCar Continues Quest For Safer Way To RaceINDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Mark Miles will never forget the first time he saw an IndyCar driver seriously hurt. It was October 2013, after a race at Fontana. When he walked into the hospital room, he found Justin Wilson lying in bed, awake and alert with a ... [10.01.15 - 5:40 am]
The lighter side: Justin Wilson’s life was full of smiles, laughter and so wa...In addition to tears shed Sept. 29 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, when more than 600 members of the motorsports community gathered in honor of Verizon IndyCar Series driver Justin Wilson, there was laughter. And that’s the way Wilson would have wanted... [09.30.15 - 7:21 am]Photographer’s stop-motion film captures ‘spirit’ of Indianapolis 500When Verizon IndyCar Series photographer Shawn Gritzmacher photographed the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 this year, it was a given that he would make iconic photos of the track and drivers. But he had another project in mind, too. Gritzmacher w... [09.25.15 - 2:38 pm]Pippa’s Komen Diecast Cars in High De-Mann-edIf you’re in the market for one of Pippa Mann’s new pink-and-white Susan G. Komen diecast model cars, better track it down now. There are only 1,000 of them and more than a quarter of those are spoken for. The diecast is a 1:18 model of the Verizon Ind... [09.17.15 - 4:48 pm]Third-generation Jones drivers check out ‘Papa’s’ legacy“Can you imagine wheeling this car around the Speedway?” two-time Indianapolis 500 starter PJ Jones remarks to his sons. Jagger, 12, and Jace, 10, nod in agreement that “Papa” was quite the race car driver as they took turns sitting in the front-engine... [07.20.15 - 5:14 pm]INDYCAR drivers ‘Get Found’ with ‘Paper Towns’ bestselling author John GreenAutograph- and photo-seeking fans are always looking for Verizon IndyCar Series drivers at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. But at Old National Centre in downtown Indianapolis on Tuesday, July 14, drivers Josef Newgarden, Sage Karam and Conor Daly played a... [07.15.15 - 4:29 pm]On the road with the Verizon IndyCar Series: Josef Newgarden explores MilwaukeeVerizon IndyCar Series fans are drawn to the sport because it offers the fastest and best open-wheel racing in the world. But they travel with IndyCar for more than on-track activity — cultural destinations, landmarks and unique restaurants and shops a... [07.11.15 - 1:05 am]
“We just need to refine, not change,” says Penske presidentThree of the four Team Penske-Chevrolet entries finished in the top five of the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series championship, but team president Tim Cindric admits to disappointment that the title itself slipped away.
However, in reviewing the season on Te... [10.09.15 - 11:59 am]Lights champion Pigot aims for full-time IndyCar rideReigning Indy Lights champion Spencer Pigot says he has several IndyCar teams interested in delivering the three guaranteed race entries that are part of his title-winning prize. However, he tells Motorsport.com that his aim remains a full-time ride in... [10.07.15 - 11:59 pm]The Rahal revival and its repercussionsCan you remember how startled you were when Jenson Button, caught in the middle of Honda’s (first) nightmarish 21st century return to Formula 1, pulled the proverbial rabbit from a hat and won the 2006 Hungarian Grand Prix?
Well, imagine that same sens... [10.05.15 - 1:58 pm]Newgarden returning to CFH Racing for fifth seasonJosef Newgarden views the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season as a launching pad. Two victories, two additional podium finishes and his first pole start are the fuel, and part of the impetus for 2016 is the personnel at CFH Racing.
The team announced Oc... [10.01.15 - 4:23 pm]2016 GP of Indianapolis to remain a Saturday raceThe Grand Prix of Indianapolis will continue to be held on the Saturday two weekends ahead of the Indy 500, despite speculation that it might switch to Sunday.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway president Doug Boles confirmed with Motorsport.com that the thir... [10.01.15 - 2:30 pm]Vautier targets open-wheel futureYoung French ace Tristan Vautier has declared that he’s aiming for a full-time IndyCar berth in 2016, despite his regular sports car duties over the past two years.
This past season, the 2012 Indy Lights champion drove for Dale Coyne Racing from the In... [09.30.15 - 8:30 pm]
Newgarden to stay with CFH for 2016Josef Newgarden will remain at CFH Racing for the 2016 IndyCar season, the team has confirmed [10.01.15 - 12:54 pm]Hinchcliffe makes IndyCar returnJames Hinchcliffe returned to the cockpit for the first time since his Indianapolis 500 practice accident in May, during an IndyCar test at Road America on Monday [09.29.15 - 6:28 am]NOLA dropped from IndyCar calendarIndyCar officials have informed New Orleans Motorsport Park that the series will not return to the venue in 2016 [09.25.15 - 4:33 pm]Hinchcliffe cleared for IndyCar returnJames Hinchcliffe will return to the IndyCar cockpit for next Monday's test at Road America, over four months after suffering a thigh injury in a crash during Indianapolis 500 practice [09.24.15 - 10:23 am]IndyCar drivers relish Road America testIndyCar drivers praised the Road America layout after the cars returned to the venue for the first time in eight years for a team test on Tuesday [09.23.15 - 4:52 am]Drivers back Wilson fundraising auctionThe majority of the 2015 IndyCar Series field have donated their Sonoma helmets to an auction organised by Graham Rahal to raise funds for former team-mate Justin Wilson's family [09.21.15 - 6:15 am]
Jim Hall and his ChaparralsJim Hall and his ChaparralsA look back at the career of one of the sport's great innovatorsMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [09.25.15 - 6:06 am]Looking ahead to IndyCar 2016Looking ahead to IndyCar 2016With a long off-season ahead, the 2003 Champ Car winner looks at how things could change before the first race next yearMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [09.07.15 - 12:33 pm]How Scott Dixon stole this year’s IndyCar championshipHow Scott Dixon stole this year’s IndyCar championshipDixon might go down as one of IndyCar's greats, but the team behind him makes the Kiwi a constant threatMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [09.04.15 - 6:34 am]Justin Wilson: before AmericaJustin Wilson: before AmericaRemembering Justin Wilson's rise through the junior ranks to F1Motor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [08.28.15 - 11:37 am]Justin Wilson: one of IndyCar’s bestJustin Wilson: one of IndyCar’s bestCelebrating the achievements of "one of IndyCar’s greatest contemporary drivers"Motor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [08.25.15 - 12:06 pm]
IndyCar: Double Points Do More Harm Than GoodGoing into Sunday’s IndyCar season finale Juan Pablo Montoya had the championship in the bag. His season was nothing but consistent, and despite having only won twice in 2015 there was nobody who could match his strength this season. His closest compet... [09.03.15 - 10:05 am]IndyCar: Classy, Exciting, Entertaining and… Over ?The 2015 Verizon IndyCar season was exciting, entertaining, competitive, dramatic and thrilling. That’s the good news. It also was scary at times and downright tragic at others. That’s the bad news. The season in now over, and that’s the worst news of ... [09.02.15 - 1:09 pm]IndyCar: Championship Will Validate Montoya’s CareerWith one race left in the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season, Juan Pablo Montoya has all but locked up the championship in what has been a very dominant season for the Team Penske driver. Despite two wins, Montoya has been consistent, finishing no wors... [08.30.15 - 3:53 am]IndyCar Is At A Crossroads And The Time For Change Is NowOne of the defining trademarks of IndyCar racing aside from the open wheelbase is the fact that every car has had an open cockpit. From the inception of IndyCar racing to today, viewers and fans are used to seeing a helmeted-head peering out from behin... [08.24.15 - 4:44 pm]WATCH: Charlie Kimball Flies Into Catch Fence at PoconoQualifying for Sunday’s Verizon IndyCar Series event came to a halt today for a terrifying accident involving the No. 83 of Charlie Kimball. Kimball was coming through the third turn when his car snapped around and became airborne. He rode the wall, th... [08.23.15 - 10:52 am]
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]
Silly Season: Andretti AutosportThis will be the third in a series of posts geared towards what I think a select few Verizon IndyCar teams with potential openings for next year should do. That’s in contrast with what I think they will do. Previously, I wrote about how Rahal Letterman... [10.07.15 - 5:02 am]Silly Season: CFH RacingThis is the second in a series of posts I am writing, about moves that I think some teams should make regarding their driver lineup for 2016. Last week I wrote that I thought that Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing should stay put as a two car team. Just h... [10.05.15 - 5:03 am]Going Above And BeyondOne of the main comments that I read here and elsewhere is that fans don’t like Scott Dixon because they find him boring. Please excuse what will certainly come across as a sexist comment, but I’ll submit that anyone who can get, and keep, a wife like ... [10.02.15 - 5:02 am]Silly Season: Rahal Letterman Lanigan RacingEarlier this week, I decided I would take on a new project for this site – a series of posts. I think if you’re a blogger, it’s a post. If you’re a real journalist, it’s an article – so we’ll call these posts. I wanted to devote this series to the sill... [09.30.15 - 5:04 am]Another Reason To Be An IndyCar FanJust last week, I wrote a post wondering if most fans of the Verizon IndyCar Series followed just motorsports or if they followed some or all of the “stick & ball” sports. By the responses I got, it seems that at least half of readers of this site foll... [09.28.15 - 5:04 am]
IndyCar Week in Review: September 28 – October 4, 2015This week: Hinchcliffe on his return, Honda testing, celebrating Justin Wilson, maniacal driving, no IndyCar for Stewart, GP of Indy stays on Saturday, Newgarden and CFH, Vautier's future, Boston strikes back, Miles' confidence, Rahal Letterman Lanigan... [10.08.15 - 5:29 pm]2015 Season Review – Helio CastronevesKyle Brown reviews Helio Castroneves' 2015 season, including finishing groups and average starts and finishes by track type. [10.07.15 - 12:47 am]2015 Season Review – Graham RahalKyle Brown reviews Graham Rahal's 2015 season, including finishing groups and average starts and finishes by track type. [10.05.15 - 1:42 pm]Texas Motor Speedway IndyCar Date Set for 2016Texas Motor Speedway will host the Firestone 600 the weekend of June 11, the series announced Saturday. [10.03.15 - 12:53 pm]RLL Racing to Keep a One Car Operation Next SeasonBobby Rahal, co-owner of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, has announced that RLL Racing will remain a one car team for the 2016 season. Graham Rahal will again be the sole driver for the team. [10.03.15 - 12:27 pm]
IndyCar Is Over Already?This racing fan and like-minded peers are not nearly ready for the IndyCar season to end. We remain willing to watch and attend but we are unable to do so. We remain saddened by the freak accident that claimed the life of one of the truly great people ... [09.02.15 - 10:08 am]Open Contempt by IndyCar for Fans Continues UnabatedThe latest indelicate groin kick IndyCar Management delivered to some of its best fans was the far-too-casual announcement that California’s Auto Club Speedway annual IndyCar event would not be on the schedule in 2016. Never mind Fontana this year unle... [08.17.15 - 10:28 am]IndyCar Expands Its Wisconsin PresenceDuring the past week Road America was announced as the latest addition to the IndyCar schedule. The event will take place about one month after Indy the weekend of June 24. On the surface this is a good thing. It adds a legacy natural terrain road circ... [08.12.15 - 11:47 am]Alex Zanardi in the 100th Running of the Indy 500…Is It REALLY a Good Idea?Many racing fans have worked themselves up into wet dream level anticipation over the whiff of a rumor based on an Alex Zanardi comment that he would like to try racing in the Indianapolis 500. Now all of a sudden the racing-centric Internet typists as... [07.30.15 - 5:00 pm]The Dark Side of Motor RacingSome will give me grief for going here (too soon and all of that) but I am sufficiently bothered so here goes. Tributes to Bianchi are deserved, respectful and somber, as they should be. Almost conspicuous by its absence, however, are fellow participan... [07.18.15 - 10:21 am]
Justin Wilson was many things. And they were all positive. It's been said by many over the last 24 hours that you can't find someone that has a negative thing... [08.24.15 - 10:04 pm]Wilson Injured In PoconoIt's often said in these kinds of situations how great of a person so-and-so is. Often, it's true. But it's never been more true than right now. Justin Wilson, who was severely injured in Sunday's Verizon IndyCar Series race at Pocono, is the absolutely... [08.24.15 - 5:33 am]Indianapolis 500 Day After Photo Shoot
With just 3 laps remaining in the 200 lap race, Montoya made the pass on Scott Dixon for the lead and never relinquished.
1. Juan Pablo Montoya 2. Will Power 3. Charlie Kimball 4. Scott Dixo... [05.24.15 - 6:32 pm]Indianapolis 500 Records And Milestones At RiskVictoriesCurrent Record: 4 - A.J. Foyt, Al Unser & Rick Mears - Helio Castroneves win would tie record. - Tony Kanaan, Juan Pablo Montoya, Scott Dixon and Ryan Hunter-Reay 2nd win - Would tie w/Fittipaldi, Johncock, Luyendyk, Milton, Unser Jr., Vukovich... [05.23.15 - 10:11 am]
IndyCar TV Numbers Jump RacinToday.com
Bolstered by the most-watched Verizon IndyCar Series race ever broadcast on NBC Sports Network, INDYCAR telecasts on ABC and NBCSN posted an overall viewership increase of 16 percent in 2015 that included a 34 percent jump in NBCSN viewe... [09.03.15 - 7:50 pm]Dixon Rakes It In At IndyCar Awards Banquet By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Scott Dixon added a $1-million bonus check to his post-season SWAG haul during the Verizon IndyCar Series Championship Celebration at the Nob Hill Masonic Center in downtown San Francisco.
Dixon, of Target... [09.03.15 - 2:27 pm]Championship Puts Dixon On Indy Cars’ Top Shelf Enigmatic team-owner Chip Ganassi once famously observed that he would hire a Martian to drive one of his race cars if he thought said alien could “push the button.”
Martians licensed to drive an open-wheel race car were in short supply four events int... [08.31.15 - 9:21 am]Dixon Wins Sonoma And 2015 IndyCar Series Title RacinToday.com
Scott Dixon entered Sunday’s Verizon IndyCar Series season-finale needing to drive like crazy and also have lots of things fall his way if he wanted to win the 2015 championship.
Dixon, who started the race third in points... [08.30.15 - 7:31 pm]Penske’s Power On Pole For IndyCar Season Finale By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Will Power reset his year-old track record during Saturday’s Firestone Fast Six to earn the Verizon P1 Award and pace four of six championship contenders starting o... [08.30.15 - 8:40 am]
The 2015 IndyCar season in the rearview mirrorHorace Walpole wrote “This world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel.” That pretty much sums up the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season, doesn’t it? The tragedy of Justin Wilson’s death at Pocono will cast a pall on this seaso... [09.17.15 - 3:11 pm]Show me a heroThis is not a eulogy. I did not know Justin Wilson, who lost his life after being hit by debris in the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway, but he was friendly when I met him in passing. I completely trust the comments of his friends and competitors as th... [08.26.15 - 7:17 am]In IndyCar, youth will be servedI knew it was going to happen. As I approached the intersection, the light was green, and I could tell that two cars in the turn lane coming in the opposite direction were going to turn in front of me. That was cool. The social covenant of the road ... [07.28.15 - 12:47 pm]Five worthless opinions: Fontana MAVTV 500 editionSurprise, anger, frustration, elation, bitterness…sounds like IndyCar to me. Fontana, with nobody watching, put on one of the best races in recent memory. Unless you think good racing is not racing at all. More on that below. Here they are, the bes... [06.29.15 - 9:41 am]Five worthless opinions: The Chevrolet Dual in DetroitThe Verizon IndyCar Series floated onto Belle Isle in Detroit and, with promoter Roger Penske’s help, managed to put on two races that once again highlighted the yin and yang of IndyCar as we know it. Here are some waterlogged WO’s (worthless opinions... [06.01.15 - 11:49 am]
Thank You, Justin WilsonI was on a flight back home from Denver tonight when I heard the word that Justin Wilson had passed away as a result of the head injuries he suffered during Sunday's race at Pocono. Like many of you, I was immediately numbed by the news. And still am.
... [08.25.15 - 12:13 am]Road America...Finally!Like many of you, I was thrilled to see that Road America will be part of the IndyCar schedule next season. The 4-mile, 14-turn circuit in east-central Wisconsin was a stalwart on the schedule for 25 years, and it is hard to believe the series hasn't r... [08.08.15 - 1:30 pm]Iowa! (Part 2)Back today as promised! I got to watch the last 100 laps of the IndyCar race, as well as the last 50 laps of the Indy Lights race, so I have a little more perspective to offer. For the amount of material out there from Iowa I could probably go to a thi... [07.22.15 - 3:39 pm]Iowa!As longtime readers of this site know, I add the exclamation point to the title of the Iowa race given the long history my family has in the state, and how cool it is to be a part of that heritage. I was born in Davenport and while I only called Iowa h... [07.20.15 - 6:46 pm]A Wild Day at The MileFinally getting home and digesting the race a little bit, and let me first say, that was one of the crazier races I've seen in quite some time!
(Editor's note: If you scroll down on this blog you will see that I have made a couple of editing changes. ... [07.13.15 - 2:36 pm]
Monday IndyCar Testing RecapThe Verizon IndyCar Series was back on track at Road America today, just six days after the first round of testing took place at the famous road course in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Five drivers representing four teams participated in today’s action, wit... [09.28.15 - 6:54 pm]Josef Newgarden Staying With CFH in 2016This year’s biggest free agent in the Verizon IndyCar Series is staying put for the upcoming season. Josef Newgarden had a breakthrough season in 2015, en route to two wins (Barber, Toronto) and leading more laps (345) than any other driver this past y... [09.23.15 - 11:11 pm]Road America Test RecapTen drivers representing five teams in the Verizon IndyCar Series took center stage at Road America today, testing for the upcoming 2016 season. It was the first time the open wheel series logged laps around the massive road course in Elkhart Lake, Wis... [09.22.15 - 9:23 pm]IndyCar Testing at Road AmericaOpen-wheel racing is returning to Road America for the first time since 2007. The Verizon IndyCar Series returns for the Road America Grand Prix on June 23-26 of next year. Before that though, teams will have an opportunity to test at the gorgeous 14-t... [09.10.15 - 10:56 pm]2015 IndyCar Season AwardsThe 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season had a little bit of everything. There were first-time winners, surprise winners, an epic Indianapolis 500, and a championship that wasn’t decided until the final turn on the final lap of the final race. The Penske... [09.04.15 - 8:34 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]Perception Is Everything"There are things known,
and things unknown,
and in between
are the doors of perception"
- Aldous Huxley
With a relatively late-in-the-day 4-hour drive home from the Milwaukee Mile Sunday night, and my fully-tired 11-year-old son asleep in ... [07.14.15 - 12:44 pm]"I have but one question" - Existential Ennui In The Summer Of Our Discontent"Now is the summer of our discontent
Made glorious winter by this sun of Anton;
And all the clouds that lower'd upon IMS
In the deep bosom of racing buried."
In paraphrasing Shakespeare's Richard III, I am comparing the rise and fall of not onl... [06.30.15 - 1:50 pm]The Future is NowFebruary 25, 2017 - Austin, TX
Good morning everyone from sunny Austin, Texas and welcome to the first on-track open test of the inaugural season of the 2018 RedBull Hypercar Series.
Ever since the purchase of the nearly-defunct Indycar series by Red... [06.23.15 - 3:49 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]Unfiltered Practice Notes: Super Championship Finale Mega EditionOk, so it’s been a while… so shoot me. When I shutter anotherindycarblog you’ll know it so always consider this space active unless the front page says otherwise. What better way to kick things back into action than with PRACTICE … Continue reading → [08.29.15 - 9:58 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes: GP of Detroit Race 1 2015–Pre Race– ZOMG, ONE MINUTE LONG?!?!! That’s what I’m talking about. Sorry casual fans, I don’t need and couldn’t care less about pre race. Lets Do This!! Wet Wet Wet. Cars are already circulating as we go live. 2 hour … Continue reading → [06.01.15 - 11:51 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes: Grand Prix of Indy 2015Full disclosure: I was there live. I know how this movie ends and I know how pissed off all of you are about what went down. I saw a ton of passing and had a freaking great afternoon at the … Continue reading → [05.26.15 - 11:18 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes: Barber 2015Jumping right into it has been this years theme so let’s do it. –Prerace– The first shots of the Gorgeous Facility are of the flying codpiece triplets. Weird. The Augusta of Motorsports. I saw the helicopter shots, that grass isn’t … Continue reading → [04.27.15 - 10:08 am]
VICS: INDYCAR News and Notes – Oct. 8, 20151. IMS Start-Finish Line Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2. INDYCAR Community Joins Forces for House Build 3. Rare Race-Worn Firesuits Headline Newest Wilson Auction Items 4. Team USA Scholarship Winners Named 5. Zanardi Returns to Compete ... [10.09.15 - 12:14 am]VICS: INDYCAR News and Notes – Oct. 5, 20151. Ganassi Sound Garage a Mashup of Music, Motorsports and Millennials 2. Bourdais Helps Petit Le Mans Team to Class Win, Championship 3. Texas Motor Speedway Returning to Schedule for 20th Year 4. Bidding Closes Tonight on Latest Wilson Fund Auction I... [10.05.15 - 5:40 pm]TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES 2016 RACING SCHEDULEFORT WORTH, Texas (October 3, 2015) – Texas Motor Speedway will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2016 by continuing to hold the distinction as the only motorsports venue that has hosted all three top-tier NASCAR Series and the Verizon IndyCar Series s... [10.04.15 - 4:32 pm]VICS: INDYCAR News and Notes – Oct. 1, 20151. Newgarden Returning to CFH Racing for Fifth Season 2. Ganassi Sound Garage Features A Thousand Horses 3. Hinchcliffe Savors Indy 500 Starter’s Ring 4. Bourdais’ Busy Offseason Continues at Road Atlanta 5. Wilson Fund Auction Adds New Items for Bid 6... [10.01.15 - 9:22 pm]VICS: INDYCAR News and Notes – Sept. 25, 20151. Series Champion Dixon Joins Ganassi Effort for Petit Le Mans 2. Foyt Recovering from Artificial Knee Surgery 3. Auction Helmets Raise Nearly $140,000 for Wilson Children’s Fund 4. Of Note 1. Series Champion Dixon Joins Ganassi Effort for Petit Le Ma... [09.25.15 - 6:51 pm]
Hinchcliffe makes return to track and picks up special giftJames 'Mayor of Hinchtown' Hinchcliffe took the next step on the road to recovery as he returned to track for the first time since his Indy 500 accident
View the original post at Hinchcliffe makes return to track and picks up special gift [10.01.15 - 5:05 pm]CFH Racing confirm Newgarden for 2016 seasonJosef Newgarden set for fifth season with CFH racing at the Indycar team announce him for the 2016 season
View the original post at CFH Racing confirm Newgarden for 2016 season [10.01.15 - 10:50 am]Takuma Sato on Road America – “Love it! The track is such a classic style”Takuma Sato compared his experience at the recent Road America test to European circuits like Imola in San Marino and old Hockenheim in Germany or the Brands Hatch GP, and was left impressed with the Elkhart Lake based circuit.
View the original post a... [09.25.15 - 4:00 am]James Hinchcliffe gears up for IndyCar return at Road AmericaThe Mayor of Hinchtown, James Hincliffe, is set for an on-track return as the IndyCar series takes part in a second official test session at Road America
View the original post at James Hinchcliffe gears up for IndyCar return at Road America [09.24.15 - 11:12 am]Indycar drivers impressed with Road America testThe sound of Indycar returned to Road America for the first time in eight years on Tuesday as ten cars participated in an official test around the famed road course in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.
View the original post at Indycar drivers impressed with Ro... [09.24.15 - 6:14 am]
Some Silly Season RumorsA little birdy told me the following rumors
Michel Jourdain Jr will be back in a car if Mexico City happens. Not sure what team but likely RLL knowing their history together. Mexico City not looking to happen until 2017 though.
Guy Cosmo wants ... [10.09.15 - 5:19 pm]Most Exciting Indy 500?Which Indy 500 race was the most exciting for you and why? [10.09.15 - 3:56 pm]OT? - Simona at BathurstThis weekend the fabled Bathurst 1000 takes place, with Simona de Silvestro partnering with Renee Gracie in an all-female driven car. Here are two links to Australian stories, one showing that sexism is alive and wel (http://thenewdaily.com.au/sport/20... [10.09.15 - 3:26 pm]You are a good man Trevor MitchenerThat's all I have to say. [10.07.15 - 9:08 pm]How to explain Indycar sanctions and race moments via YouTube.I'm not a big NHL guy but this Raffi Torres guy got suspended by the NHL for 41 games for being an a-hole. I normally wouldn't know this or care but I was perusing Deadspin at the time and found the article. What a lot of people noticed including me ... [10.07.15 - 1:56 pm]Andretti Autosport and others testing at Mid-Ohiohttps://twitter.com/griffinontrack/status/651204065427222529
More Honda aero development? [10.06.15 - 9:05 am]Apparently NOLA is still hosting events...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKCogMkp_vA
I guess the Ferrari track rental will help pay those outstanding bills ;) [10.06.15 - 8:18 am]Testing.... 1..2..3....Is this thing on....? It's gonna be a looong off season [10.06.15 - 7:20 am]Indycar PR: Ganassi's Sound GarageI'm sorry--has this been discussed before? I can't find a thread about it.
Seems interesting and promising. [10.05.15 - 6:54 pm]CourageI have never seen it before, maybe there are more.
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