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.
Phoenix removed from IndyCar schedule for 2019The 1.022-mile oval returned to the Verizon IndyCar Series schedule in 2016 after a 10-year hiatus, but two dull races with manufacturer aerokits [2016-’17] and a sparse crowd for all three events has persuaded both parties the union should end.An offi... [06.22.18 - 7:58 pm]Foyt confirms ABC Supply, Kanaan, Leist to remain in 2019There had been rumors that ABC Supply, now in its 14th year as title sponsor on the Foyt cars, might withdraw its support at season’s end. Since Target ended its sponsorship of Chip Ganassi Racing, ABC Supply has been IndyCar's longest-running principa... [06.22.18 - 7:23 pm]Road America IndyCar: Newgarden on top again in FP2, Celis shuntsNewgarden’s Team Penske-Chevrolet clocked a 1min42.6279sec – an average of 140.804mph – to claim top spot by over quarter of a second from Schmidt Peterson Motorsports-Honda driver Robert Wickens.Sebastien Bourdais was third fastest for Dale Coyne Raci... [06.22.18 - 5:30 pm]Road America IndyCar: Newgarden leads Sato in opening practiceNewgarden lapped the 4.014-mile course in 1min43.0477sec to become the only driver to break the 140mph barrier and comfortably eclipse Sato, who headed one of his erstwhile Andretti Autosport teammates, Alexander Rossi, by just 0.087sec.Robert Wickens,... [06.22.18 - 12:56 pm]Bourdais: IndyCar aerokit not to blame for 'difficult' oval racingWhile IndyCar enjoyed better racing at the usually dull Phoenix oval, the Indianapolis 500 did not provide as much nose-to-tail running as previous years. IndyCar chose not to alter downforce levels in the build-up to the race, which featured several c... [06.20.18 - 1:02 pm]Zach Veach: The IndyCar rookie who’s playing it smartI used to have doubts about Zach Veach’s potential. Charming and open though he was even in his teens, his form in junior formulas would burn strong two or three times a season and then flicker. Whether it was Sage Karam or Carlos Munoz or Felix Rosenq... [06.19.18 - 8:17 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]
Road America Friday Wrap-UpAlthough the three Team Penske cars make up the Top-Five, it doesn’t quite feel like they are dominating as much as they did last year. If you’ll recall, the four Penske cars took the first four spots in qualifying but did not win the race. That honor ... [06.22.18 - 7:39 pm]Welcome To Road AmericaWelcome to a cloudy and cool Road America. It is currently 65-degrees, but with a good breeze and no sun – it’s a little on the chilly side. But considering it was 96-degrees last weekend in Nashville, it’s a welcomed change. Our trip up went pretty mu... [06.22.18 - 11:26 am]Road America PreviewAs most of you are reading this, we are probably in the Milwaukee airport getting our rental car for the weekend. Lack of vacation time due to job changes have forced us to fly to Road America this summer, rather than driving as we normally do – thereb... [06.22.18 - 5:04 am]Leave It To The ProfessionalsIn the month of June, there have been a couple of incidents take place that have been glossed over with humor but have a serious undertone. On Sunday June 3, GM executive Mark Reuss crashed the IndyCar Pace Car at Belle Isle just after leaving the pits... [06.20.18 - 5:02 am]Racing Memories With My FatherAs we enter the Father’s Day weekend, I wanted to talk about my own father and how he influenced my life and the life of my brothers by taking us to the Indianapolis 500 when we were young. Most of my co-workers know that I use my vacation time during ... [06.15.18 - 5:03 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]
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]
Newgarden Is Fastest Friday At Road America Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden reminded his Verizon IndyCar Series peers Friday that his bid for a second consecutive driver’s championship is alive and well, leading both practices on the opening day of the Kohler Grand Prix weekend at Road America.
Ne... [06.23.18 - 8:25 am]‘Dixie’ Adds To Texas Resume With Third Win By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
FORT WORTH, Texas – Another Saturday, another victory for Scott Dixon.
One week after winning Race 1 of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix last weekend, Dixon rolled to his third career Verizon IndyCar Serie... [06.10.18 - 8:09 am]Kanaan Not A Happy Soldier In Fort Worth By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
FORT WORTH, Texas – Scott Dixon served notice that his Chip Ganassi Racing Honda will be up for the challenge laid down by Team Penske’s three Chevrolets Friday evening when he emerged atop the speed chart... [06.09.18 - 8:09 pm]Newgarden Leads Team Penske Qualifying Sweep In Texas FORT WORTH, Texas _ Josef Newgarden led a 1-2-3 sweep for Team Penske during pole qualifications Friday afternoon for the DXC Technology 600 at Texas Motor Speedway.
And that apparently will be the easy part of his job on a hot, hot weekend in North Te... [06.08.18 - 6:45 pm]Newgarden Leads Penske Qualifying Sweep In Texas RacinToday.com
Defending IndyCar Series champion Josef Newgarden won the pole for Saturday night’s race at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday and in doing so, led Team Penske to a sweep of the first three positions on the starting grid.
Newgarden drove the... [06.08.18 - 6:10 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]
Road America Friday PracticeAfter a well earned weekend off, the teams and drivers of the Verizon IndyCar Series were back on track today, in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The series returns to the scenic 4.014-mile course at Road America for the third consecutive year, in what is the... [06.22.18 - 6:00 pm]SVRA Brickyard Vintage Racing InvitationalHundreds of the finest and most historic race cars in the world will once again converge at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend. The 2.439-mile road course and the famed 2.5-mile oval will host numerous races and exhibition events from June 15... [06.15.18 - 6:43 pm]Scott Dixon Wins at TexasIt’s good to be Scott Dixon. The Chip Ganassi Racing driver added to his legacy tonight, by winning his third race at Texas Motor Speedway. With the win, Dixon broke the tie with Michael Andretti for third (43) on the all-time wins list. The only drive... [06.09.18 - 10:33 pm]Josef Newgarden on Pole at TexasLess than a week after the dual races in Detroit, the Verizon IndyCar Series is back on track at Texas Motor Speedway. The hot and humid conditions were in full effect on Friday, as teams and drivers geared up for practice and qualifying for tomorrow n... [06.08.18 - 6:53 pm]Ryan Hunter-Reay Wins Race 2 in DetroitA second place finish yesterday left Ryan Hunter-Reay thirsty for more on Sunday. The series champion and Indy 500 winner quenched that thirst today, winning Race 2 of the Detroit Grand Prix. Hunter-Reay ended a 42-race winless drought, scoring his fir... [06.03.18 - 6:18 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]Indycar Lore - 1988 Indy 500Something recently rekindled my interest in listening to The Talk of Gasoline Alley radio show in May wherein Donald Davidson takes calls about the Indy 500 and fills in many blanks, detailing races and drivers past with astounding clarity and recall.I... [05.10.18 - 4:01 pm]W(h)ither The Oval(c) 2018, Leavitt, LAT
Upon reading this article by Robin Miller for RACER today, I've again returned to my thoughts and this blog in considering the existence of ovals on the Indycar schedule.
On a nearly per-oval-event basis, most longtime and/or d... [04.09.18 - 6:09 pm]
Unfiltered Race Notes… Another Hot Night in TexasHey hey here we are again! I love Texas and it looks like a hot one tonight. Literally. Texas has been one of my faves but sometimes the cars cannot really get too close to each other. I hope this … Continue reading → [06.10.18 - 12:31 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes… Doin’ it in Detroit The SecondNo Intro. Let’s do this thing. Rainy qualifying equals quite a few drivers into the barrier it seems. Rookie weekend? However, there is that new rain tire here this weekend and IndyCar and Firestone have a habit of bringing out … Continue reading → [06.08.18 - 11:14 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes… Doin’ it in Detroit The FirstWho knows what happened to the 2 Indianapolis races. I saw them both live. Watched the 500 again that same night. I’ll get to the notes eventually. Maybe in the off season. However, even publishing this set of notes gets … Continue reading → [06.04.18 - 9:47 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes… 2 Amazing Days in Barber EditionHERE WE ARE AGAIN!! At the golf course of indycar if car’s were dimpled golfballs and racetracks were old men with shiny sticks! GORGEOUS FACILITY! I hope I get to hear that uttered in a suave Australian accent today. I’m … Continue reading → [04.26.18 - 7:00 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes… Butterball On My Mind EditionWelcome to Long Beach! A few days late but never ever too short, it’s everyones favorite blogger hack indycar article!! I’ll tell you what, I’ve really enjoyed the 2018 season so far. The cars are racing great and the competition … Continue reading → [04.17.18 - 9:40 pm]
INDYCAR Won’t Return To Phoenix For 2019ELKHART LAKE, Wis – It’s never too early to start talking silly season. While several driver moves are on the potential horizon, a scheduling change is coming to the 2019 Verizon IndyCar Series calendar. ISM Raceway confirmed on Friday via a statement ... [06.22.18 - 8:45 pm]Wickens Shining Strong Friday In Road AmericaELKHART LAKE, Wis – Last year, Robert Wickens showed up to Road America with a helmet in hand with a prime opportunity to hop into a Verizon IndyCar Series ride at Road America. The then current Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver Mikhail Aleshin was h... [06.22.18 - 5:39 pm]Penske Strong, Battle Amongst Honda’s Behind Going To Be Fun Battle To WatchELKHART LAKE, Wis – Friday showed that Team Penske will certainly be the ones to beat for Sunday’s Kohler Grand Prix (12:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). They should have been last year too but Scott Dixon had a better pit sequence and found th... [06.22.18 - 5:35 pm]Andretti Autosport Cars Strong On Friday In Road AmericaELKHART LAKE, Wis – In the two years since the Verizon IndyCar Series has return to Road America, Andretti Autosport hasn’t been a main contender for race wins. Among the four drivers that have raced for them in 2016 and again in 2017, just once did th... [06.22.18 - 5:24 pm]Team Penske Strong On Friday, Full INDYCAR Practice Report From Road AmericaELKHART LAKE, Wis – The Verizon IndyCar Series took to the scenic 4.014-mile Road America track on Friday for not one but two practice sessions on the day. The first session was 45 minutes in length and saw Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden top the speed c... [06.22.18 - 5:21 pm]
Newgarden fastest in both Friday practice sessions at Road AmericaTeam Penske's Josef Newgarden has finished as the fastest driver in both Friday practice sessions ahead of this weekend's 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series KOHLER Grand Prix at Road America. Robert Wickens was the closest driver to his benchmark time in sess... [06.22.18 - 6:00 pm]Preview: 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series – Road AmericaThe Verizon IndyCar Series returns to action this weekend for the 2018 KOHLER Grand Prix at Road America. Scott Dixon enters the weekend as the championship leader, with Alexander Rossi and Will Power his closest rivals. [06.20.18 - 12:00 pm]Wickens and Carpenter discuss Texas race-ending collisionRobert Wickens and Ed Carpenter have commented on their race-ending incident in Saturday night's DXC Technology 600 at Texas. Wickens was lapping Carpenter when the pair collided, with Wickens angry after having a strong result taken away from him. [06.12.18 - 11:00 am]Simon Pagenaud: “It was good to have a good showing”After finishing on the podium for the first time this year last weekend at Texas Motor Speedway, Simon Pagenaud has stated that the result was "pretty awesome." The Frenchman, driving for Penske, had only finished as high as sixth before the runner-up ... [06.11.18 - 2:00 pm]Dixon on taking the points lead: “It’s not bad, but it’s going to be hard to ...Chip Ganassi Racing's Scott Dixon took over the lead of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series standings after winning Saturday night's race at Texas Motor Speedway. The New Zealander said that his team had done a "fabulous job." [06.11.18 - 9:00 am]
== [06.22.18 - 9:33 pm]TK, Leist, ABC Supply all locked in for 2019...Told you.
https://www.motorsport.com/indycar/news/foyt-confirms-abc-supply-kanaan-leist-to-remain-in-2019-1047284/ [06.22.18 - 9:14 pm]Phoenix is OutJust saw it announced on Twitter. Will not be on the schedule in 2019.
Not a surprise. But bummer it didn't work out. [06.22.18 - 7:34 pm]IndyCar Drivers--On Dirt?Video.
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Road America. Elkhart Lake, IndyCar. Siebkens,all iconic. Ill be at Siebkens from 5 until 7 tonight selling & sign... [06.22.18 - 1:35 pm]RA Friday PracticeReady, set, go.
Should be a good day, cool and dry.
Time to start breakfast for 8, go for a swim, pack the cooler and off to the track..
Cap'n Crunch French Toast. Eh, they love it, what can I say. [06.22.18 - 7:42 am]Canadian TV ListingsFor fellow Canucks here, I have been using GEORGES RACE FAN TV LISTINGS (http://www.prnmag.com/tv-listings) for years and always find them useful.
Ted [06.21.18 - 6:56 pm]Dixon to McLaren?!?https://racer.com/2018/06/21/dixon-to-mclaren-the-2019-indycar-silly-season-is-ramping-up/ [06.21.18 - 2:45 pm]Hildebrand running Pikes PeakI saw that Arni posted that Hildebrand is running the hillclimb. Nice to see someone doing something different! I looked it up and hes running a Porsche Cayman Gt4 Clubsport for a Colorado dealer. Seems to be doing well for never running up the mou... [06.21.18 - 11:44 am]Al Unser Sr. and the IMS MuseumWhen I was at the Indy 500 this past May I overheard a guy say the reason why Al Unser Sr. wasn't around the IMS properties was because he was very upset with someone at the IMS museum and made it known he would never be back. Because I thought it inv... [06.21.18 - 7:41 am]
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