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.
Ferrucci to contest two more IndyCar races with CoyneFerrucci, 20, made his series debut earlier in the season at the Detroit double-header, and retired from his first race after a hit from Carlin driver Charlie Kimball. He made the chequered flag on his second attempt but had clashed with Ed Carpenter R... [08.17.18 - 4:51 pm]Marco Andretti to remain with Andretti-HertaAndretti switched places with Alexander Rossi in the Andretti line-up ahead of the 2018 season and will stay in the #98 Andretti-run, Honda-powered car. Earlier this year, Andretti told Motorsport.com that he understood his critics during a seven-year ... [08.17.18 - 4:33 am]Honda would welcome Alonso in IndyCar for 2019There had been speculation that McLaren's ill-fated stint with Honda engines in Formula 1 had damaged the possibility of the team linking up with the manufacturer in IndyCar, due to Alonso's frequent outbursts over the Japanese company's performance. M... [08.16.18 - 4:48 pm]Toyota ends 44-year association with Long Beach GPThe Japanese manufacturer was involved in the very first Long Beach GP in September 1975 as pace car provider to what was then an Formula 5000 event. It continued its association in the event's F1 years in 1976-’83, becoming title sponsor of the US GP ... [08.16.18 - 1:26 pm]Alonso says 2018 IndyCar test "possible"IndyCar confirmed to Motorsport.com earlier this week that it was working with McLaren on a plan to enter the 2019 season with Alonso, and McLaren had already been looking into the potential of a test for its driver, which will likely be in an Andretti... [08.16.18 - 1:21 pm]Hunter-Reay: Alonso would relish “world’s most competitive series”Speaking about the speculation over Alonso joining the IndyCar ranks now he’s turning his back on F1 at the end of the year, Hunter-Reay said he would make the move if he was in Alonso’s shoes. “I think he'd be a great addition to IndyCar and I think h... [08.15.18 - 3:13 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
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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]
Pocono PreviewBefore I talk about this weekend’s race at Pocono, I’d like to express my condolences to the Unser family. Shelley Unser, former wife of Al Unser, Jr., passed away unexpectedly yesterday. With her work with CARA in the nineties, and her relentless work... [08.17.18 - 5:04 am]The Life Of An IndyCar Fan In The UKBy Matthew Lawrenson Note from George – First of all…yes, that’s a picture of a lizard. A few weeks ago I was approached by a longtime reader named Matthew Lawrenson, who lives in his native United Kingdom. He rarely comments on this site, but frequent... [08.15.18 - 5:03 am]Bumping Up Against The IndyCar Rule BookWhen Alexander Rossi played some shenanigans with the start of the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio a couple of weeks ago, many fans and a few drivers thought it was a dirty move. As the pole-sitter, Rossi had control of the field as they approached the star... [08.13.18 - 5:04 am]How We Spend Our Non-Racing WeekendsBy Susan Phillips For the second weekend in a row, there will be no IndyCar race this weekend. For those of us that live in households where the weekend schedule is based on the IndyCar schedule, that can bring some welcomed relief. To some, it may mea... [08.10.18 - 5:03 am]Avoiding The SportsCenter MentalityThe other day, I was perusing through Robin Miller’s Mailbag on Racer.com and came across what I considered to be a very astute observation. It was only one short sentence that sounded so simple, but it spoke volumes about some of the unrealistic expec... [08.08.18 - 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]
Rossi Dazzles At Mid-Ohio About the only wheel Alexander Rossi turned wrong in Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio came when he attempted a victory doughnut…and his No. 27 car slid-off track and became stuck in the grass.
Otherwise, it was an exceptional day for the Andretti Au... [07.30.18 - 8:20 am]Rossi Rolls To Pole In Mid-Ohio Qualifying Alexander Rossi won the ole position at the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio on Saturday.
In the Fast Six, the last of three Verizon IndyCar Series knockout qualifying rounds, Rossi waited until less than two minutes remained in the session before taking the... [07.28.18 - 3:49 pm]IndyCar And Sonoma Split; Laguna On Board By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
The Verizon IndyCar Series will change California zip codes for its season-ending race beginning in 2019.
Sanctioning body INDYCAR and WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca have confirmed that the historic North... [07.18.18 - 7:55 pm]Dixon Stays Clean; Wins Rugged Toronto Race RacinToday.com
Scott Dixon powered to the lead when leader/polesitter Josef Newgarden side-swiped a concrete wall on a Lap 34 restart, and led the rest of the way en route to victory in Sunday’s IndyCar Series race on the streets of Toronto.
The victor... [07.15.18 - 5:52 pm]Newgarden To Start Toronto From Pole Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden took advantage of constantly changing conditions during Honda Indy Toronto qualifying Saturday to win pole position and the Verizon P1 Award for the 34th Indy car race to be contested at Exhibition Place.
The reigning Veri... [07.15.18 - 9:18 am]
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]
Marco Andretti Returning to Andretti-HertaMarco Andretti, the 2006 Rookie of the Year, will be returning to the Andretti/Herta Autosport team next season, as the team announced a new multi-year deal for the American driver. The 2019 season will be the 14th year in the Verizon IndyCar Series fo... [08.16.18 - 11:30 am]Scott Dixon Returning to GanassiFour-time Verizon IndyCar Series Champion Scott Dixon has made his decision. The 2008 Indianapolis 500 winner will return to Chip Ganassi Racing, signing a multi-year contract with the only team he has driven for since 2002. The Kiwi has collected all ... [08.13.18 - 9:48 am]Alexander Rossi Wins at Mid-OhioAlexander Rossi moved one point closer to Scott Dixon in the championship yesterday by earning pole position for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. Today, he made a massive gain on the points leader with a dominating race win. Rossi captured his second wi... [07.29.18 - 6:28 pm]Alexander Rossi on Pole at Mid-OhioAndretti Autosport opted to test at Gateway while everyone else was testing at Mid-Ohio. Perhaps they already had the place figured out. Alexander Rossi captured his third pole of the season today, and teammate Ryan Hunter-Reay will start directly behi... [07.28.18 - 3:32 pm]Mid-Ohio Friday PracticeWhile everyone was testing at Mid-Ohio, Andretti Autosport was at Gateway. The risk of being behind the eight ball this weekend was there, but it didn’t seem to matter on Friday. Ryan Hunter-Reay was fastest overall in practice today, posting a best la... [07.27.18 - 5:30 pm]
Pocono - The Other 500(c) 2017 LAT Photographic - Abbott
While other tracks have cheekily claimed 500 or 550 or 600 in their event titles, Pocono remains the only other true, old-school, 500-miler on the schedule. With the news that Pocono is considering signing for Indy... [08.14.18 - 12:30 pm]The Greatest 33 Update - 2018 Post-race EditionWith just hours left of May on the calendar, and in keeping with all good traditions of May, we humbly submit, in the waning moments of May 2018, the ongoing review of my "Greatest 33" following the completion of another sun-scorched and interesting In... [05.31.18 - 7:28 pm]Figures Don't Lie, but Liars FigureOft attributed (but never actually substantiated) to Mark Twain, this kitchy axiom reflects a sense that the truth via factual numbers can be perverted into something in the interest of supporting a position that might need help outside a purely factua... [05.23.18 - 11:48 am]Vive La Livery!The visual sense and how we react to the stimulii is one of a human's most basal conditions. Especially in this modern era of media, we are bombarded with images appealing, repulsive, and everything in between.
McDonald's, for example, is among the... [05.17.18 - 11:36 am]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]
Unfiltered Race Notes… I Still Haven’t Started to Breathe Again EditionWelcome back to Mid-Ohio! Drivers already in their cars. This thing is happening! We’re treated to a Dixon montage. I know I said I’m #TeamDixon but I’m even more #TeamCloseChampionshipBattle so I hope his qualifying issues parlay into race issues. … ... [07.31.18 - 10:15 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes… Not a bad race, eh? EditionOk. So I watched little bit of prerace. Man that stand up on pitman with the booth guys looked painful. Paul Tracey never needs to be on TV ever again. I gotta give it to Bell for rocking the tennis … Continue reading → [07.17.18 - 9:58 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes… Why am I Writing This on a Sunday EditionNo prerace today so let’s jump right into this! Wow Leigh Diffey that suit is something else. More RHR… snore. Sorry man but he just bores me. And I just don’t believe he has the killer skill, I think he … Continue reading → [07.08.18 - 6:47 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes… Another day of Domination EditionI should have gone camping at Road America this weekend. Maybe next year? I’ve heard bicycles aren’t allowed, How in the hell do you get to the far reaches of the track? Anyway, how about some racing? No. Prerace? Ok, … Continue reading → [06.25.18 - 10:24 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]
Harding Racing to run Conor Daly again at PoconoConor Daly will make his third consecutive race start for Harding Racing in this weekend's ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway. The American continues to fill in for Gabby Chaves, as the team prepare for a potential two-car expansion in 2019. [08.16.18 - 12:30 pm]Preview: 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series – PoconoThe Verizon IndyCar Series heads to "the tricky triangle", Pocono Raceway, this weekend for the 2018 ABC Supply 500. Scott Dixon leads the championship with four races remaining and will be hoping to increase his advantage in Sunday's race. [08.15.18 - 10:00 am]Ganassi re-sign Dixon with multi-year contract extensionScott Dixon has signed a multi-year contract extension with Chip Ganassi Racing in the Verizon IndyCar Series. The four-time champion, who currently is on top of the 2018 standings, will remain in the series for the next few seasons at least. [08.13.18 - 3:00 pm]New contract keeps Detroit on IndyCar and IMSA schedulesA new contract has been signed that will keep the Detroit Grand Prix on both the IndyCar and IMSA calendars until at least 2021. Race organisers have committed to minimising the negative impact on the Belle Isle park area as a part of the new deal. [08.12.18 - 6:00 am]Stewart on possible Indy 500 return: “If I do it, I’m doing it because I want...Former IndyCar and NASCAR champion, Tony Stewart, has stated that he would return to the Indianapolis 500 if he felt competitive enough to win the race. The American also said that he would want to compete in at least one race beforehand to get back up... [08.09.18 - 6:36 pm]
Ferrucci will drive for Dale Coyne Racing in a third car at Portland and SonomaI am not surprised he found a team (in any type of series) that was willing to take his family's money, despite what he has done.
https://dalecoyneracing.com/2018/08/17/ferrucci-returns-to-dcr-for-final-two-rounds-of-the-season/ [08.17.18 - 4:37 pm]2019 Long Beach to be on NBCSNhttps://twitter.com/A_S12/status/1030544572546535426 [08.17.18 - 4:03 pm]Marco has signed a new multiyear contract to remain with Andretti Autosporthttps://www.yahoo.com/sports/marco-andretti-secures-andretti-autosport-085441598.html
Marco is currently 11th in points this season. So he's actually been pretty good...this season. Unfortunately for him,
his teammates Rossi and RHR are a lot bett... [08.17.18 - 2:44 pm]Pocono Weather?Anybody local to the race have any thoughts on the weekend forecast? I am about 3 hours south of the track and don't want to drive 6 hours for rainout..... I figure I'll wing it on Sunday - but I figure any local insight will help my decision....... [08.17.18 - 11:10 am][OT] 2018 Indy Women in Tech Championship at the Brickyardhttps://www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com/events/lpga
Dates: August 16-19
Venue: Brickyard Crossing Golf Course
Purse: US$ 2.0 million [08.17.18 - 10:16 am]Idle Musings About IndyCar, Fernando, Evolution and Other Things....A lot of interesting things are happening in and around IndyCar. Almost every discussion topic covers one or more of them. It is exciting without doubt. As a fan now many years older, I retain tempered expectations and might caution my fellow racing... [08.16.18 - 7:34 pm]Toyota Ends Sponsorship of Long Beach GPThe story...
(https://racer.com/2018/08/16/toyota-ends-44-year-title-sponsorship-of-long-beach-gp/) [08.16.18 - 2:02 pm]RIP Shelly UnserRIP :(
I will never forget her reaction during the final laps of the 1989 Indy 500 [08.16.18 - 12:16 pm]U.S. Concrete signs to sponsor Marco in a multi year dealI guess Marco isn't going anywhere for the foreseeable future.
https://www.andrettiautosport.com/news/us-concrete-marco-andretti-extend-partnership-with-andretti-autosport [08.16.18 - 11:58 am]Bourdais: Bad decisions or just bad luck?For years fans have said that if Bourdais was given a quality ride he would do as well if not better then some of Indycar's elite.
According to Marshall Pruett, Bourdais was nearly signed with Ganassi for the 2018 season but was locked in a contrac... [08.15.18 - 10:04 pm]
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