Matheus Leist confirmed for IndyCar graduation with FoytBrazilian Matheus Leist has been confirmed to step up to the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2018 with A.J. Foyt Enterprises in the team’s No. 4 ABC Supply Co. Chevrolet. Leist won three races in his maiden season of Indy Lights, the Freedom 100 in ... [11.19.17 - 3:09 am]Alonso “Getting Out of My Comfort Zone” with Daytona DebutFernando Alonso is relishing the opportunity to make his sports car racing debut in the Rolex 24 at Daytona in January with United Autosports as the two-time Formula 1 world champion gets out of his comfort zone. The Anglo-American team announced on ... [11.19.17 - 2:14 am]An American revival: Josef Newgarden is the champion IndyCar needs to compete...FORT WORTH -- In mid-September, Josef Newgarden wrapped up his first Verizon IndyCar championship. Two months later, he can sit in a restaurant or shop at a grocery store in relative anonymity. "When I'm at home, some people will say congratulations, b... [11.15.17 - 4:06 pm]Fernandez: Local driver will be crucial to IndyCar success in MexicoIndy car racing’s last Mexican hero Adrian Fernandez has warned that IndyCar needs to have one of his compatriots fulltime in the series for a race in Mexico City to flourish. Fernandez won the Mexican Formula 3 championship in 1991, before moving to t... [11.14.17 - 5:35 am]Schmidt in talks with Shank, Harvey for part-time 2018 IndyCar dealMichael Shank Racing is in talks about a part-time IndyCar entry next season in partnership with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports and with Jack Harvey as driver, Motorsport.com has learned. Harvey, the 2012 British Formula 3 champion, twice finished runner... [11.17.17 - 11:05 am]Better Sooner Than LaterThis past Tuesday, I heard the news I had been dreading for the past few months. No, I’m not getting laid off from my job or anything like that. But being an IndyCar fan here in Music City, I knew that Tuesday’s news was likely. In case you haven’t ... [11.16.17 - 9:05 pm]Zach Miller Pre-2017 The North Face 50 Mile InterviewiRunFar: Bryon Powell of iRunFar with co-host Dylan Bowman, and our guest right now is Zach Miller going into the 2017 TNF 50. Welcome, two-time champ. Zach Miller: Thank you. It’s good to be here. iRunFar: You are back for another year. You were 11th ... [11.16.17 - 12:20 am]Your 2017 Week 7 college football announcing schedule12:20 PM- Boston College at Louisville (ACC Net, ACC Extra) Tom Werme, Dave Archer, D.J. Shockley 12:30 PM- Georgetown at Lehigh (SE2, PLN) Steve Degler, Mike Yadush, Al Di Carlo 1 PM- Savannah State at Morgan State (STN, ESPN3) Phil Schoener, Emory Hu... [11.09.17 - 7:00 pm]Foyt signs Leist to partner Kanaan in 2018Matheus Leist will graduate to IndyCar next season, partnering Tony Kanaan in an all-Brazilian lineup at AJ Foyt Racing-Chevrolet. Leist, who scored three wins and two poles on his way to fourth in this year’s Indy Lights championship, will drive the #... [11.16.17 - 3:08 am]IndyCar: Matheus Leist joins Tony Kanaan to form Team Brazil at FoytINDIANAPOLIS – The official name for the next season of IndyCar should be the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Olympics. First Andretti Autosport gave us Team America. Then Schmidt Peterson Motorsports announced Team Canada. Now, after months of speculation, A.J ... [11.15.17 - 4:00 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]
Shank exploring Schmidt IndyCar pairing, Acura extension in IMSAMichael Shank Racing could announce a dual Honda/Acura program next month that includes something close to a half-season effort for Jack Harvey in an MSR-run IndyCar, done in partnership with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, plus the continuation of its A... [11.18.17 - 12:02 am]Ganassi confirms Indy talks with PatrickMichael Andretti, Bobby Rahal and Roger Penske aren't interested in running Danica Patrick at next year's Indianapolis 500, so that leaves Chip Ganassi as the logical candidate.
"I've had conversations with Danica and her people the last two days but ... [11.17.17 - 10:07 pm]Rahal confident Patrick can star again at IndyDanica Patrick's first IndyCar team owner is confident the NASCAR star can return to form at the 2018 Indy 500. Provided it's with the right team.
Patrick, whose full-time career in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series reaches its end on Sunday, start... [11.17.17 - 6:23 pm]Danica Patrick: Indy return plan 'came from my heart'Danica Patrick expects that it will take some time for her to readjust to open-wheelers when she returns to the Indy 500 next year.
Patrick made 115 IndyCar starts including seven Indy 500 appearances before moving across to NASCAR full-time at the en... [11.17.17 - 4:43 pm]IndyCar video: Getting to know Santiago UrrutiaDouble Indy Lights championship runner-up Santiago "Santi" Urrutia is confident he'll join the Verizon IndyCar Series grid next year. With private negotiations on a three-year deal currently under way, the hard-charging Uruguayan's story of growing up ... [11.17.17 - 4:21 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.
Schmidt in talks with Shank, Harvey for part-time 2018 IndyCar dealHarvey, the 2012 British Formula 3 champion, twice finished runner-up in the Indy Lights championship, amassing six wins and five pole positions for Schmidt Peterson in 2014-15.Although his IndyCar debut this past season came in a Michael Shank-run ent... [11.17.17 - 7:03 pm]Danica finishing career in the Indy 500 is fitting, says IMS presidentPatrick, 35, told media in Homestead today that this is her final season as a fulltime racer but that she aims to compete in February’s Daytona 500 and May’s 102nd Indianapolis 500.Said Boles: “We're glad Danica plans to return to the Indianapolis 500... [11.17.17 - 5:41 pm]Carpenter: “The way you sense feedback is different” on 2018 IndyCarIndyCar's only owner/driver was sharing Chevy’s testing duties with fulltime Ed Carpenter Racing teammate Spencer Pigot and Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden, the first time they had tried the new superspeedway package. Last month the ECR pair and Penske’s... [11.16.17 - 4:42 pm]Foyt signs Leist to partner Kanaan in 2018Leist, who scored three wins and two poles on his way to fourth in this year’s Indy Lights championship, will drive the #4 ABC Supply entry, operated from Foyt’s main base in Waller, TX, while Kanaan’s #14 (also ABC Supply-backed) will be run by the In... [11.16.17 - 10:59 am]Fernandez: Local driver will be crucial to IndyCar success in MexicoFernandez won the Mexican Formula 3 championship in 1991, before moving to the U.S. to race in Indy Lights, where he finished third in the championship. He would go on to win 11 races in Indy cars, finish second in the CART championship in 2000, and hi... [11.14.17 - 11:51 am]How PFC stepped up braking performance for 2018 IndyCar PFC brakes detailPhoto by: PFCIndyCar’s primary aims in making spec changes for 2018 – better racing, better cockpit protection from side impacts, more demanding ... Keep reading [11.10.17 - 4:01 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]
Better Sooner Than LaterThis past Tuesday, I heard the news I had been dreading for the past few months. No, I’m not getting laid off from my job or anything like that. But being an IndyCar fan here in Music City, I knew that Tuesday’s news was likely. In case you haven’t hea... [11.17.17 - 5:04 am]Don’t Squander This Golden OpportunityBelieve it or not, we are one-third of the way through the offseason for the Verizon IndyCar series. That also means that two months have passed since Josef Newgarden was crowned as the new champion. When Newgarden won the 2017 championship, it wasn’t ... [11.15.17 - 5:02 am]A Question For My Engineering FriendsWe all know the story of the Pratt & Whitney STP-Paxton turbine car, affectionately known as Silent Sam, driven by Parnelli Jones that came within three laps of winning the 1967 Indianapolis 500 after dominating most of the month. It was a beast and al... [11.13.17 - 5:02 am]The Best Racing News Of The FallThis week we got some great news related to IndyCar. It wasn’t about the possibility of rookies getting more tires on a race weekend, nor were there any updates on the TV contract negotiations. No, this news hit much closer to home. On Monday, John And... [11.10.17 - 5:04 am]Finally Living Up To ExpectationsLast week, Josef Newgarden confirmed what most of us strongly suspected – that he will be carrying the No.1 on his car for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season. The No.1 traditionally symbolizes the reigning champion from the previous season. There h... [11.08.17 - 5:02 am]
Race Report: 2016 Firestone 600Track facts, entrant facts, session results and more for the Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway.
The post Race Report: 2016 Firestone 600 appeared first on The Apex. [06.07.16 - 9:46 pm]Power Victorious in Race 2 on Belle IsleWill Power took the Race 2 win on Belle Isle in the No. 12 Team Penske Chevrolet.
The post Power Victorious in Race 2 on Belle Isle appeared first on The Apex. [06.05.16 - 5:36 pm]Pagenaud Sweeps Detroit PolesSimon Pagenaud earned the pole position for both races of the 2016 Chevrolet Dual in Detroit.
The post Pagenaud Sweeps Detroit Poles appeared first on The Apex. [06.05.16 - 11:34 am]Bourdais Takes Race 1 Win in DetroitSebastien Bourdais' KVSH Racing team put him in the lead in the final laps to take the win in Race 1 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit.
The post Bourdais Takes Race 1 Win in Detroit appeared first on The Apex. [06.04.16 - 5:44 pm]Newgarden Tops Saturday Practice in DetroitJosef Newgarden was fastest in morning practice ahead of Race 1 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit on Detroit's Belle Isle.
The post Newgarden Tops Saturday Practice in Detroit appeared first on The Apex. [06.04.16 - 10:55 am]
Donald Trump and the Indianapolis 500President Elect Donald Trump, and by a decisive margin. Those words boggle the mind. It was a little different just five years ago. The sport of IndyCar has suffered through varying degrees of outright civil war since 1979. The heart of that conflic... [11.12.16 - 9:18 pm]Reinventing IndyCar Oval Presentation – Part IIPart One yesterday lamented an apathetic neglect of quality oval venues in IndyCar today. Even a cursory look at venue balance over time validates the theory. If we assume really good attendance for an IndyCar oval event outside Indianapolis is 45,00... [09.27.16 - 9:47 am]Reinventing IndyCar Oval Presentation – Part IAnother exciting IndyCar season has wrapped up with mostly the best drivers and racing anywhere. Once again buzzword speakers in the fanciest offices at IMS will trumpet steady attendance and minuscule television ratings steadiness as giant steps forw... [09.26.16 - 12:42 pm]The Glorious Month of May at IMSHowdy folks…it has been a while. Yours truly retired in early May and my now leisurely days have been spent primarily at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in preparation for the sold out 100th running of the great race. Qualifications this weekend were f... [05.23.16 - 9:28 am]The IndyCar Off Season Is About To End!Our seemingly infinite patience is about to pay off. The off season in the Verizon IndyCar Series has plodded along far too long. St. Pete this coming weekend should begin to quench our appetites. For those unable to spring break it to the Florida gulf... [03.07.16 - 12:20 pm]
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]Coyne Taps Vautier For TexasDale Coye Racing has announced the signing of Tristan Vautier to pilot the teams No. 18 entry in Texas.
Vautier previously competed on the Texas oval in 2013 and 2015 finishing 18th and 20th with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports and Dale Coyne.
“We chose Tri... [06.07.17 - 9:55 am]Rahal Dominates DetroitEntering the Detroit Duals the Verizon IndyCar Series saw 6 different winners through the first 6 races of 2017. The streak continued through Dual 1, with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing's Graham Rahal becoming the 7th winner in 7 events. Thanks to Raha... [06.05.17 - 10:45 am]
2018: It’s The ‘Danica Double’ And Done By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Get ready for two more doses of “Danicamania.”
NASCAR free-agent Danica Patrick plans to end her star-crossed racing career in May 2018 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, site of her historic fourth-place sta... [11.18.17 - 9:47 am]It’s Back To Work For IndyCar Champ Newgarden FORT WORTH, Texas – Josef Newgarden reached the expiration date on his offseason earlier this week at Texas Motor Speedway, where the reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion hot-lapped during a Chevrolet test session of the new-for-2018 universal aero... [11.17.17 - 4:30 pm]New Indy Car Chassis Put Through Paces At TMS FORT WORTH, Texas – INDYCAR’s sleeker, slimmer and sexier universal chassis made its 1.5-mile testing debut Monday at Texas Motor Speedway, the last bastion of pack racing heading into the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule.
Four-time series champio... [10.24.17 - 6:58 pm]Former Indy Car Owner Vollstedt Passes Away RacinToday.com
Team-owner Rolla Vollstedt _ best remembered for bringing Janet Guthrie to Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1976 as first female entrant for the Indianapolis 500 _ passed away Sunday, Oct. 22, in Portland, Ore. He was 99.
Passionate, artic... [10.23.17 - 6:07 pm]INDYCAR Likes What It Sees In ‘Young’ Portland By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
The 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule features a return to Portland International Raceway, a familiar Pacific Northwest venue that apparently fits INDYCAR’s “See What’s NEXT” marketing campaign.
“We l... [10.13.17 - 8:53 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]
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]Help Wanted: Good WritersSocial media has been a sad place today with the stream of tweets coming from people at ESPN who have lost their jobs today. While loudmouth Stephen A. Smith and his $3.5-million per salary is safe, good, solid journalists like Ed Werder, Jayson Stark,... [04.26.17 - 4:28 pm]Nigel vs. FernandoI have to admit, I was as stunned as anyone by the announcement yesterday that current McLaren Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso will be driving for Andretti Autosport in this year's Indianapolis 500. Not only can't I believe the announcement, I also ca... [04.13.17 - 9:25 pm]
Danica Patrick Entering 2018 Indy 500Danica Patrick is returning to the Indianapolis 500. The popular driver announced today that she is retiring from full-time driving after NASCAR’s season finale this weekend in Miami. The Stewart-Haas Racing driver got emotional during her press confer... [11.17.17 - 3:30 pm]Foyt Signs Matheus Leist[AJ Foyt Racing Press Release] Smart. Young. Fast. Matheus Leist, the 19-year-old Brazilian, will drive A.J. Foyt’s No. 4 ABC Supply Chevrolet in the Verizon IndyCar Series next year. Foyt, who made the decision to hire the rookie to partner with vete... [11.16.17 - 11:25 am]Replicarz Diecast GiveawayThe long off-season for the Verizon IndyCar Series continues, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. The great people at Replicarz are once again allowing me to give away one of their incredible 1:18 scale diecasts. These fine scale cars are highly... [11.02.17 - 10:00 am]Honda Test at IndianapolisScott Dixon and James Hinchcliffe were at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway today, as part of a Honda test for the 2018 aero kit. The Chip Ganassi Racing (Dixon) and Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (Hinchcliffe) drivers were selected by Honda to conduct man... [10.26.17 - 7:00 pm]Ganassi Signs Ed JonesChip Ganassi Racing announced today that 22-year-old British driver Ed Jones has joined the team’s Verizon IndyCar Series program in the No. 10 NTT DATA Honda beginning in 2018, teaming up with four-time IndyCar Champion, Indianapolis 500 Winner and 41... [10.25.17 - 4:12 pm]
Dear Aerokits, Thanks for Everything. Sincerely, This Old FanAs we draw to a close this latest of Indycar seasons, we also dedicate to posterity what may be labelled as the 'Aerokit Era'. I see it as the last remnant of the Randy Bernard era or the second half of the DW12 era (2012 through 2014) pushed on by Der... [09.15.17 - 1:05 pm]Overdue Love for Dr. Trammell and the Holmatro Safety Crew(c) 2017, Indycar.com video
Recently, in what was simply the cutest letter of appreciation from a fan to Indycar, revealed the depth of understanding even an 9-year-old has for the dangers of the sport. Thankfully the dangers weren't realized in their... [06.22.17 - 12:53 pm]Here I Go AgainOnce again, it's that time of year that many of us struggle with. Mere hours after the checkers fall for the newest driver to add their name and likeness to the century-old legend, Indy 500 Seasonal Affective Disorder engulfs those for whom "364 days t... [05.31.17 - 1:25 pm]News Update and The Greatest 33 Revisited - 2017Firstly, I'll address the post-Pole Day Monday news which is in various parts disturbing, sad, and hopeful. Following those notable items, I'll forward the lesser, pithy bits I had already planned for this space today.
From the "Sad is the news from... [05.22.17 - 6:42 pm]The Second Race I AttendedIf you're currently an Indycar fan or just a fan of the Indy 500, a vast majority of us would recall with great reverence, that first race we attended and became hooked on the entire sensory experience.
How many of us recall the second race in a simil... [05.18.17 - 3:04 pm]
101st Indy 500 Hot Takes!THE HOT TAKES ARE HERE! THE HOT TAKES ARE HERE! Poorly written and edited even wordily, here are the hottest of hot takes. Sit back, relax and enjoy the maniacal rantings of an indycar fan. I have no idea what … Continue reading → [06.01.17 - 5:34 pm]Feeding the Alonso HypeI hear your complaints. We were given a 6+ hour web broadcast with expert analysis, features and a multi-camera format. Oh… you were complaining that this was too much coverage? That the other rookies in the field will not receive … Continue reading → [05.05.17 - 9:48 am]Found Footage: 1965 Indianapolis 500 Fan CamHello again!! It’s been oh so long since we have spoken! Nothing substantial to report from anotherindycarblog WORLD HEADQUARTERS, but I have stumbled across a bit of old media from Indy 500s past. Two separate 50 foot reels of 8mm Kodachrome Movie … C... [04.03.17 - 7:42 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes… The Gorgeous Facility EditionWelcome to another year at the most-beautiful-gorgeous-awe-inspiring-crown-jewel-of-a-facility Barber Motorsport Park. Soooo I only have realized this week that the actual prerace is spate from the actual race broadcast on the guide. So all I have is t... [04.26.16 - 9:31 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes… The Kitten is Still a Kitten EditionOk. Here we go again! Regular full disclosure: I’m on DVR but I have no idea how this ended… Self enacted twitter ban successful! No pre-race. The DVR programming kicked in during opening ceremonies. No complaints here. I just want … Continue reading → [04.18.16 - 9:07 pm]
Danica Patrick Retiring as Full-Time DriverHOMESTEAD, Fla. – Danica Patrick announced on Friday that she will no longer drive full time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series following Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Her contract with Stewart-Haas Racing [...] [11.17.17 - 3:56 pm]Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Adds Robert Wickens to IndyCar LineupSchmidt Peterson Motorsports will be all-Canadian in 2018 as the team announced this morning that Oakville’s James Hinchcliffe will return to the team, while Guelph’s Robert Wickens will be added to the team. “Not only [...] [10.18.17 - 10:51 am]2018 INDYCAR schedule builds on consistency, adds Portland eventINDIANAPOLIS (Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017) – Consistency and stability, plus the return of a favored track in the Pacific Northwest, highlight INDYCAR’s announcement of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule that again contains 17 races. [...] [10.12.17 - 10:21 pm]Tony Kanaan to Join AJ Foyt Racing in 2018Towards the end of the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Season there were rumors swirling around that Tony Kanaan would be retiring. Kanaan put those rumors to rest when he announced that he would be leaving Chip [...] [10.06.17 - 11:31 am]Helio Castroneves Will Race Full-Time with Penske in IMSAAfter an illustrious career that has spanned nearly 20 years in IndyCar, Hélio Castroneves will leave behind the series in 2018. The three-time Indianapolis 500 champion will instead switch to racing full-time with the Acura Team Penske [...] [10.04.17 - 5:43 pm]
John Andretti for 2018 500 pace car driveHoping this gains momentum. With the recent announcement that John has completely recovered from his colon and liver cancer John makes sense on so many levels. Great story, inspirational, family history, and the fact he competed their adds to this be... [11.17.17 - 7:51 pm]How about another Fittipaldi in IndyCar?I think he'd be a great addition, but believe his goal is F1
https://www.motorsport.com/f3.5/news/bahrain-f3-5-fittipaldi-crowned-champion-chaves-wins-on-debut-979873/ [11.17.17 - 5:37 pm]Options on the table for Danica's Indy 500 returnI wrote a quick blurb on Patrick's options available as she makes an Indianapolis 500 return this May. Looks like SPM #77 and ECR Indy entries are best available, but don't forget that Ganassi downsized and would provide a third car for Indy more will... [11.17.17 - 5:09 pm]Look what rolled into IND today!https://twitter.com/INDairport/status/931359038381621251 [11.17.17 - 3:39 pm]2018 #2Thanks,,,, paper,,,
Image: http://i65.tinypic.com/16a8v2d.jpg [11.17.17 - 2:53 pm]"She who will not be named" in discussion for a possible I500 returnhttps://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nascar/2017/11/17/danica-patrick-may-headed-nbc-2018-but-driving-career-might-not-over/874321001/
Still my favorite nickname for her. Welcome back Danica if it happens. [11.17.17 - 12:54 pm]Official Recap Video: 2017 Indianapolis 500 Race WeekendI like it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMReeUAART8 [11.16.17 - 9:27 pm]AFS tub returned to AFS?Saavedra posted this on his twitter along with this picture.
Hey girl, long time no see. // Hola Churra, tiempo sin verte. ??#HowUDuin
Looks 2015 spec. It was supposedly delivered in a KV marked trailer. Which is probably Juncos owned.
This tub ... [11.16.17 - 6:49 pm]Send good thoughts, Robin Miller has a treatable form of bone cancerWas wondering what was going on. He was a regular on Pruett's podcasts and he hasn't been on in weeks. Everyone kept saying he had a really bad form of a bug.
Image: https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/930175073289465856/0Ope1kS5_bigger.jpg **T... [11.16.17 - 5:25 pm]Gabby Chaves and Zach Veach To Compete at WKA Daytona Kart Week With Margay R...Image: http://www.margay.com/images/gabby%20chaves%20quote.jpg Image: http://www.margay.com/images/zach%20veach%20quote.jpg
ST. LOUIS, MO (November 15, 2017) Margay Racing is excited to announce the first round of entries for the inaugural Ign... [11.16.17 - 2:04 pm]
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