Last roll of the dice for ServiaOriol Servia, a man who first raced an Indy car back in 2000, is one of the many seeking a full-time ride within the Verizon IndyCar Series for 2017. And as he tells David Malsher, this is probably his final chance. 2016 IndyCar drivers, full- and part... [10.27.16 - 10:52 pm]Kanaan says his team will raise Honda's gameTony Kanaan says that Honda will be the major beneficiaries of Chip Ganassi Racing's switch from Chevrolet next season, but that the move is also good for IndyCar as a whole writes David Malsher and Charles Bradley of Motorsport.com. The Ganassi team i... [10.26.16 - 2:37 am]Indianapolis 500 Fast Facts(CNN) - Here's a look at the Indianapolis 500, which is held on Memorial Day weekend in Indianapolis. May 28, 2017 - The 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 is scheduled to take place. May 29, 2016 - Rookie Alexander Rossi wins the 100th running of t... [10.26.16 - 3:31 am]Johnny Guindi Hamui is the 2016 GT Academy ChampionIt’s been an arduous week, but it all came to a head earlier today at the 2016 GT Academy International Race Camp. With a two drivers from each region remaining, the last event would see all six teams battling it out on track in identically-prepped ... [10.25.16 - 9:00 pm]Pine Bush's Boniface captures Sportsman title at Eastern StatesMIDDLETOWN – Tyler Boniface put an exclamation point on his most successful season ever at the Orange County Fair Speedway Friday night. He led the entire distance to capture the 50-lap championship for the Sportsman division in the 55th annual Eastern... [10.21.16 - 3:04 am]The Balance Of PowerAmong the two engine manufacturers in the Verizon IndyCar Series, there has been pretty much a balance of power – at least when it comes to the number of cars they power. Honda and Chevrolet powered eleven cars each in the 2016 season. Chevy powered th... [10.20.16 - 10:10 pm]Is Drama-Filled Always A Good Thing?Drama is an interesting topic. Sometimes it’s desired and needed, while other times it is the last thing you want. If you’ve raised teenagers like I have, you hope to never experience any more drama for the rest of your life. In movies, that line is ... [10.25.16 - 10:18 pm]Serralles Set for Sebring Test With Andretti AutosportMazda Road to Indy competitor Felix Serralles will have the opportunity to test an Indy car for the first time with Andretti Autosport at Sebring International Raceway in November. At the age of 24, Serralles will become the first Puerto Rican driver t... [10.20.16 - 7:58 pm]Sizing up IndyCar’s 2017 free agent pool: Pros and consIt’s been a busy offseason already, just one month after the checkered flag has fallen on the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Josef Newgarden and Sebastien Bourdais have switched teams, a couple other teams have switched (one officially, one close ... [10.18.16 - 10:42 am]MRTI: Pelfrey’s Megennis arguably the revelation of USF2000 fieldShare on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Click to email (Opens in new window) A 27-car field appeared at the ... [10.17.16 - 2:00 am]
INDYCAR: Daly at the crossroads - Racer Racer INDYCAR: Daly at the crossroads Racer Coming off a strong rookie season with Dale Coyne Racing, Conor Daly has spent the last month pushing for another opportunity in the Verizon IndyCar Series. A return to DCR is a possibility, and he's also in the... [10.27.16 - 6:00 pm]INDYCAR: Champ Car-style bodywork set for 2018 - Racer INDYCAR: Champ Car-style bodywork set for 2018 Racer The Verizon IndyCar Series will take a page from the days of CART and Champ Car when its 2018 universal bodywork arrives. The plan put in motion by IndyCar president of competition Jay Frye and colleag... [10.25.16 - 7:43 pm]ANALYSIS: Race tightens for IndyCar's paying seats - Racer Racer ANALYSIS: Race tightens for IndyCar's paying seats Racer The race to land one of the coveted paying drives in the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series has been narrowed down to three seats. Despite a fair amount of movement during a busy silly season, two Ch... [10.25.16 - 5:33 pm]Charting the IndyCar changes - ESPN Charting the IndyCar changes ESPN IndyCar fans have grown accustomed to a six- or seven-month offseason with little or no activity until Dale Coyne Racing announces its drivers a week or two before the first race of the new year. Not this time around. Si... [10.19.16 - 4:20 pm]INDYCAR 2016 Review: Juan Pablo Montoya - Racer Racer INDYCAR 2016 Review: Juan Pablo Montoya Racer Just when you thought that the Verizon IndyCar Series had run out of ways to surprise, 2016 came along. The championship was won by a guy who looked all at sea 12 months earlier, his closest rival didn't... [10.25.16 - 5:20 pm]IndyCar analyzing aero, tire and boost changes for short ovals - Motorsport.c... Motorsport.com, Edition: Global IndyCar analyzing aero, tire and boost changes for short ovals Motorsport.com, Edition: Global IndyCar's VP of competition engineering Bill Pappas says Tuesday's test at Phoenix and last week's test at Gateway have created ... [10.20.16 - 6:09 pm]IndyCar veteran Tony Kanaan to return to Chip Ganassi Racing - ESPN ESPN IndyCar veteran Tony Kanaan to return to Chip Ganassi Racing ESPN INDIANAPOLIS -- Tony Kanaan and sponsor NTT Data will return to Chip Ganassi Racing next season. It will be Kanaan's 20th season in Indy car racing, his fourth with Ganassi. The former... [10.11.16 - 3:49 pm]Indycar Racing News | Racer.com - INDYCAR 2016 Driver Review ... - Racer Racer Indycar Racing News | Racer.com - INDYCAR 2016 Driver Review ... Racer News, features and commentary from the leading US motorsport magazine, with coverage of F1, IndyCar, NASCAR, sportscars and other road racing.
and more » [10.25.16 - 3:41 am]Rossi to stay in IndyCar for 2017 - ESPN ESPN Rossi to stay in IndyCar for 2017 ESPN Indy 500 winner Alexander Rossi will compete in another season of IndyCar for Andretti Autosport, it was confirmed on Monday. Rossi, who won the Indy 500 as a rookie this season, is the most recent American driv... [10.03.16 - 1:07 pm]Serralles to test IndyCar for Andretti Autosport - Motorsport.com - Motorspor... Motorsport.com, Edition: Global Serralles to test IndyCar for Andretti Autosport - Motorsport.com Motorsport.com, Edition: Global Indy Lights race winner Felix Serralles will land his first IndyCar opportunity when he tests for Andretti Autosport at Sebri... [10.20.16 - 12:33 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]
INDYCAR 2016 Driver Review: Carlos MunozJust when you thought that the Verizon IndyCar Series had run out of ways to surprise, 2016 came along. The championship was won by a guy who looked all at sea 12 months earlier, his closest rival di... [10.26.16 - 7:56 pm]Robin Miller's Mailbag for October 26, presented by Honda Racing / HPDWelcome to the Robin Miller Mailbag as presented by Honda Racing / HPD. You can follow the Santa Clarita, California-based company at: hpd.honda.com and on social media at @HondaRacing_HPD and https:... [10.26.16 - 10:21 am]INDYCAR 2016 Review: Juan Pablo MontoyaJust when you thought that the Verizon IndyCar Series had run out of ways to surprise, 2016 came along. The championship was won by a guy who looked all at sea 12 months earlier, his closest rival di... [10.25.16 - 9:25 pm]INDYCAR: Champ Car-style bodywork set for 2018The Verizon IndyCar Series will take a page from the days of CART and Champ Car when its 2018 universal bodywork arrives. The plan put in motion by IndyCar president of competition Jay Frye and colle... [10.25.16 - 7:46 pm]INDYCAR: DW12 extended four more yearsThe spec Dallara DW12 chassis will be used through the 2020 Verizon IndyCar Series season, and could be replaced by an all-new chassis the following year. According to IndyCar president of competitio... [10.25.16 - 7:04 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.
Last roll of the dice for Servia2016 IndyCar drivers, full- and part-time, who are seeking rides for next year but who are yet to be absolutely confirmed include Juan Pablo Montoya, Carlos Munoz, JR Hildebrand, Takuma Sato, Jack Hawksworth, Conor Daly, Max Chilton, Spencer Pigot, Mat... [10.28.16 - 10:52 am]Daly: I’d be a great fit with FoytDaly completed his first full season in the Verizon IndyCar Series this year, driving for Dale Coyne Racing-Honda, but has yet to nail down a ride for 2017. The Indiana native, who scored one runner-up finish, a fourth and two sixths this year, told Mo... [10.26.16 - 4:30 pm]Kanaan: “We’re going to raise the bar for Honda”The Ganassi team is returning to Honda in 2017 after three years with Chevrolet, in which Kanaan’s teammate Scott Dixon won the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series championship. However, despite Chevy beating Honda 14-2 in terms of victories in 2016, Kanaan be... [10.25.16 - 6:01 pm]Schmidt confirms Aleshin’s return in 2017The Russian, who lost possible victory at Mid-Ohio this year in a pitlane fracas, then scored pole position and a runner-up finish at Pocono Raceway, had become hot property in the off-season, although team co-owner Sam Schmidt had always intended keep... [10.24.16 - 2:07 pm]Firestone assessing short-oval tire options for 2017The 1.25-mile Gateway Motorsports Park returns to the IndyCar calendar next year after a 14-year absence, and Firestone has discovered there is some overlap in tire compounds with 1.022-mile Phoenix International Raceway. The banking on Phoenix’s turns... [10.23.16 - 1:26 pm]Castroneves – Young at heart, hungry for more gloryFive years ago, at the age of 36, Helio Castroneves had just ended a dreadful season by his own high standards, finishing 11th in the championship. On top of the sadness and introspection that every IndyCar driver went through in the off-season followi... [10.21.16 - 11:23 am]
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]
What Is The IndyCar Future Of A.J. Foyt Enterprises?A.J. Foyt Enterprises is poised for a total makeover, with the IndyCar squad reportedly changing drivers and manufacturers in 2017. What will be left? The A.J. Foyt Enterprises IndyCar team of 2017 may not look anything like the team of 2016. Rumors ar... [10.19.16 - 8:41 am]James Hinchcliffe Nets Two More 10’s On ‘Dancing With The Stars’James Hinchcliffe was two points shy of a perfect score on this week’s ‘Dancing with the Stars.’ Watch the IndyCar star’s Week 6 ‘Salsa Night’ routine here. James Hinchcliffe might be calling Helio Castroneves and gloating after a Dancing with the Star... [10.18.16 - 9:02 am]This Tony Kanaan Story Will Melt Every IndyCar Fan’s HeartTony Kanaan is an IndyCar champion, but this past week he also represented the sport’s class off-track by going all out to make a charity appearance. Fans of IndyCar know that the quality racing is only one of the reasons to love the league. The other ... [10.17.16 - 8:30 am]Andretti To Run Four Cars, But Who Will Drive The Fourth?Andretti Autosport has confirmed it will run four cars in the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season, but still doesn’t know who will drive its fourth entry. Andretti Autosport confirmed Friday that it will remain a four-car team in the next IndyCar season... [10.15.16 - 9:19 am]Sebastien Bourdais Confirms Return To Dale Coyne RacingSebastien Bourdais has confirmed that he is exiting KVSH Racing to return to Dale Coyne Racing. The four-time Champ Car titleholder made the move Wednesday. Sebastien Bourdais is headed back to his former IndyCar team, as the Frenchman confirmed on Wed... [10.13.16 - 8:43 am]
Justin Wilson Funeral on September 10th
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Justin Wilson Funeral on September 10th [09.04.15 - 9:07 am]Update: Justin Wilson Family Statement
Indianapolis, Ind. 26 August 2015- On behalf of the entire Wilson family, thank you for the outpouring of support from around the world. We would like to share some new details about the Wilson Children’s Fund.
Justin Wilson Scores Seventh on Pocono Grid with Andretti Autosport
Long Pond, Pa (22 August 2015) – Justin Wilson is back in oval action this weekend at Pocono Raceway, set to race the No. 25 Andretti Autosport Honda-Dalla... [08.22.15 - 10:15 pm]Helio Castreneves Wins the Pole at Pocono - InterviewLONG POND, Penn (August 22, 2015) – Helio Castroneves is the Verizon P1 Award winner for the fourth time in the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season. With a two-lap average speed of 220.530 mph, the driver of the No. 3 Shell V-Power Nitro + Team Penske ... [08.22.15 - 7:03 pm]
A New Look For An Old FriendThose that know me and also follow this site know how much I like the past and how much I detest change. But when the change brings back the past, that’s usually a good thing. I really don’t hate all change. I much prefer the iPhone, when you compare i... [10.28.16 - 5:04 am]Is Drama-Filled Always A Good Thing?Drama is an interesting topic. Sometimes it’s desired and needed, while other times it is the last thing you want. If you’ve raised teenagers, like I have, you hope to never experience any more drama for the rest of your life. In movies, that line is e... [10.26.16 - 5:04 am]Something For My IndyCar Friends To PonderTwo weeks from tomorrow, those of us that live in the US will be going to the polls to elect our new President. It can’t come soon enough. Normally, I actually enjoy presidential politics and have very staunch political views. I simply choose not to sh... [10.24.16 - 5:05 am]The Balance Of PowerAmong the two engine manufacturers in the Verizon IndyCar Series, there has been pretty much a balance of power – at least when it comes to the number of cars they power. Honda and Chevrolet powered eleven cars each in the 2016 season. Chevy powered th... [10.21.16 - 5:04 am]IndyCar Musical Chairs Is In Full SwingMusical chairs seems to have become the main topic of the young IndyCar offseason. There are a few remaining seats left for the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series grid, but they seem to be going quickly even though we still have almost two weeks to go in Octo... [10.19.16 - 5:05 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]
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]Racing and Live Sports So Far in 2016What event has drawn sold out crowds daily, features a lot of big names in an extreme form of auto racing musical chairs, races on an oval, gets lots of press and even featured a viral video of a drunken cop slurring idiotic hate speech toward Tony Ste... [01.17.16 - 6:38 am]
Bourdais is returning to the team that brought him back to America following his F1 stint in 2011. Of almost equal newsworthiness is the sig... [10.12.16 - 10:46 am]Kanaan, NTT Data Return With GanassiChip Ganassi Racing announced today the signing of Tony Kanaan to return to the team's No. 10 entry in 2017. Kanaan will be entering his fourth season with CGR.
In addition to Kanaan's extension through 2017, NTT Data has signed back on to sponsor the C... [10.11.16 - 3:11 pm]Ganassi Signs With HondaChip Ganassi Racing Teams announced Friday morning that they've left Chevrolet and have signed a multi-year deal with Honda to power their Verizon IndyCar Series entries.
“We’ve had a long and successful relationship with Honda over the years and we loo... [10.07.16 - 2:26 pm]Penske Signs NewgardenTeam Penske officially announced Wednesday morning the signing of Josef Newgarden to the team's Verizon IndyCar Series effort in 2017.
“When you look at the top talent in the series, both from a driving and commercial perspective, Josef is near the top ... [10.05.16 - 9:46 am]Rossi Re-Signs With Andretti-HertaLast week it was announced that the Andretti Autosport Bryan Herta combined entry will continue into the 2017 season. Today the team announced Alexander Rossi will return to pilot the Honda-powered car.
“What an incredible eight months this has been,” A... [10.03.16 - 12:49 pm]
Sebastien Bourdais Flipping Back To Coyne By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Sebastien Bourdais will contest the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season with Dale Coyne Racing, where he will be reunited with the engineer who guided him to four consecutive Champ Car World Series titles.
... [10.13.16 - 3:43 pm]Ganassi Switches To Honda RacinToday.com
Chip Ganassi Racing Teams announced Friday that its IndyCar Series program is bolting the Chevrolet camp and will be powered by Honda beginning with the 2017 season as part of a multi-year deal.
Honda Performance Development and CGRT hav... [10.07.16 - 3:44 pm]Pagenaud Collects Awards And Cash RacinToday.com
Simon Pagenaud was recognized for a breakthrough personal season, along with the 50th for Team Penske in motorsports, during the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series Championship Celebration in Indianapolis.
Pagenaud, 32, was saluted at Hilbert C... [10.07.16 - 8:14 am]Newgarden Replaces Montoya At Team Penske By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
As expected, Team Penske has announced that American driver Josef Newgarden will join the organization and will take the wheel of the No. 2 Dallara/Chevrolet in the IndyCar Series.
Newgarden, who announced... [10.05.16 - 10:01 am]Rossi To Remain With IndyCar, Andretti-Herta By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Alexander Rossi’s decision to continue his Verizon IndyCar Series career with Andretti-Herta Autosport has ended his pursuit of a full-time Formula One career for the foreseeable future, and perhaps foreve... [10.04.16 - 9:00 am]
2016 Indy 500 Turn 3 Diary5:10 AM As we roll out into the darkness, the family is restive¹. There are murmurs of discontent from the younger element about arising at 4:00 AM. My explanation about heeding IMS president J. Douglas Boles warnings about traffic and long lines at ... [05.31.16 - 12:26 pm]The Indy 500 – Meet the new bossI was 11 years old when I went to my first Indianapolis 500 in the late 1960’s. As a kid from small town Indiana, the race and the track were mythic entities. Only the special few got to attend it in person. In lieu of going, you listened to Sid Col... [05.27.16 - 10:49 am]Pole Day at Indy – Saturday should have been SundayThe Saturday qualifications for the 2016 Indianapolis 500 were fantastic, fabulous, superb, scintillating, tense, and whatever other words can be found in a thesaurus. It’s just too bad they didn’t count. Let’s just pretend they didn’t happen and do ... [05.22.16 - 6:14 pm]A Good Race is Hard to Find.Flannery O’Conn0r wrote the Southern Gothic short story “A Good Man is Hard to Find” about an old woman whose manipulative behavior and selfishness led to her family’s destruction. Luckily, there was very little destruction at Barber Motorsports Park ... [04.27.16 - 3:14 pm]IndyCar’s Sunday drive in Long BeachOfficiating anything is a thankless job. Someone is always on the wrong side of a call and many will hold a grudge forever. I know this. I was a high school football referee for many years. At one stadium a fan screamed, “You &$%#@*% zebras!” at us... [04.19.16 - 12:23 pm]
2016 Wrap-Up (Part 1)Wow, is the season over already? It seems like it just got started!
It was actually a really busy (last half of the) summer for me, as I started working with John Cummiskey Racing in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda during Road A... [09.26.16 - 3:23 pm]Monaco Track WalkI've been fortunate to have traveled with my wife Darcy to some really cool places in the last couple of years, but if you had told me I would ever have made it to Monaco, I wouldn't have believed you!
Yet, here we are! Darcy's boss was a panelist for... [06.10.16 - 7:34 pm]The 100th Indianapolis 500So about three hours after the race ended, the boys and I arrived back at our hotel and I turned on ESPN. A few seconds later, I saw the following on their crawler:
"Alexander Rossi wins the 100th Indianapolis 500"
It REALLY did happen, didn't it? Tr... [05.29.16 - 11:19 pm]Carb Night Burger BashHey everyone, it's Indy 500 weekend!
Are you excited yet? I hope so, because I know I am. And even better, I'm already in town, which hasn't happened since, well, I actually lived here 20-plus years ago. Since Kevin had his last final exam today, we w... [05.28.16 - 12:35 am]Checking Out My Local TrackI'll probably post some sort of wrap-up to the Barber race later this week, but in keeping things chronological, I'm instead going to post about a trip Kevin and I took to one of our local tracks this weekend.
Rockford Speedway, in Rockford, Ill. is... [04.27.16 - 4:30 pm]
IndyCar Championship PreviewThe 2016 Verizon IndyCar season has come down to the final race, which will once again determine the champion. There are two contenders this year, teammates Simon Pagenaud and Will Power. Both drivers have had incredible stretches during the season, ye... [09.07.16 - 5:28 pm]Scott Dixon Wins at Watkins GlenScott Dixon was furious after crashing out of the race at Texas last weekend. He was able to channel that emotion this weekend at Watkins Glen, where he dominated the entire weekend. The Iceman led all four practice sessions, started on Pole, and cruis... [09.04.16 - 6:01 pm]Scott Dixon on Pole at Watkins GlenThere were many surprises on Saturday at Watkins Glen International, but seeing Scott Dixon earn Pole position was not one of them. Dixon led all three practice session prior to qualifying, and captured his 25th career pole with a lap of 1:22.5259 seco... [09.03.16 - 4:55 pm]Watkins Glen Friday PracticeThe Verizon IndyCar Series is back at Watkins Glen, where the open-wheel cars haven’t paced the 3.37-mile road course since 2010. The current track record belongs to Ryan Briscoe, who turned a 1:28.1332 second lap back in 2009. Scott Dixon shattered th... [09.02.16 - 6:14 pm]Graham Rahal Wins at TexasSome things are worth waiting 11-weeks for. The Verizon IndyCar Series made the march back to Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday, to finish the Firestone 500 that was started on June 11. On display was an action-packed, edge of your seat, thrilling duel ... [08.27.16 - 11:50 pm]
Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the WayThere is an axiom that floats about the business world, "people will tell you what they want, if you just listen to them". The most successful salespersons and businesses shut up and listen, examine that information, and then figure out how to best pro... [03.23.16 - 12:48 pm]There, Now Don't You Feel Better?I don't know about you, but I always feel better after the first Indycar race of the season.
The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg has really grown on me as the season opener. The first Indycar race is always an indicator (especially here in Nor... [03.16.16 - 2:17 pm]The Last Of The MohicansIn the second book of James Fenimore Cooper's 5 novels comprising The Leatherstocking Tales, the character of Uncas is known as the last full-blooded member of the Mohican tribe of Native Americans who becomes allied within other tribes through marriag... [01.28.16 - 11:26 am]Not Good EnoughIt doesn't seem so very long ago when we were all left in stunned disbelief following the death of Dan Wheldon, October 16, 2011.
Maybe it's because it hasn't been that long really.
Now resigned to the terrible result of another all too fateful m... [08.25.15 - 1:42 pm]Alternate Realities, Part IIBack again folks.
During the in-between days where the luster of the Indy 500 becomes patina and the pomp of season culmination not quite here, I dare to fill that space with something that most other outlets do not - rewrite the amazing and rich his... [08.05.15 - 2:24 pm]
Unfiltered Race Notes… The Gorgeous Facility EditionWelcome to another year at the most-beautiful-gorgeous-awe-inspiring-crown-jewel-of-a-facility Barber Motorsport Park. Soooo I only have realized this week that the actual prerace is spate from the actual race broadcast on the guide. So all I have is t... [04.26.16 - 9:31 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes… The Kitten is Still a Kitten EditionOk. Here we go again! Regular full disclosure: I’m on DVR but I have no idea how this ended… Self enacted twitter ban successful! No pre-race. The DVR programming kicked in during opening ceremonies. No complaints here. I just want … Continue reading → [04.18.16 - 9:07 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes: The 10 Year Hiatus EditionAlright alright alright. Over a week late but never short, here’s to another exciting edition of notes. The anotherindycarblog compound was affected by a multi-day power outage no thanks to an increasingly intoxicated ‘spring’ in Indiana. As such, cove... [04.10.16 - 9:54 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes… 196 Days Edition—Prerace— YEA RIGHT! No… Even though its stupid ABC and their stupid format with their stupid voices I guess I’ll watch a little… Because racecar… obviously. Yessss I’ve missed the IMSP montages! Hellloooo Allen Bestwick. At least the suffering wont … ... [03.15.16 - 10:31 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes: Super Awesome Championship Sonoma EditionWell, here we find ourselves again. Not much to say other than lets go. –Prerace– How long is this thing? I don’t have time for this I need to see some racecars. DVR starts in the middle of the season … Continue reading → [08.31.15 - 9:36 pm]
Sebastien Bourdais Returns to Dale Coyne Racing for 2017On October 12 it was announced that Sebastien Bourdais would be joining the team for 2017. Bourdais, who is sixth on the all-time IndyCar list with his 35 victories, leaves KVSH Racing where he raced for the past three years. However, Bourdais isn’t ... [10.13.16 - 5:03 pm]Tony Kanaan Returning to Chip Ganassi Racing for 2017It was announced on October 11 that former IndyCar Series Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner Tony Kanaan would be returning to Chip Ganassi Racing Teams with a multi-year deal. Also returning will be NTT DATA as the primary sponsor on the No. 10 Hon... [10.12.16 - 3:39 pm]Chip Ganassi Racing Teams IndyCar Entries Return to Honda in 2017It was announced on October 7 that Chip Ganassi Racing Teams’ Verizon IndyCar Series entries will be powered by Honda starting in 2017 through a multi-year deal. “We’ve had a long and successful relationship with Honda over the years and we look forwar... [10.08.16 - 1:00 pm]Newgarden Finds Ride with Dream TeamTeam Penske announced on Wednesday that Josef Newgarden, as their newest driver, will drive the No. 2 Chevrolet for the 2017 season. The Hendersonville, Tennessee native will be the first American driver for Team Penkse in ten years. “Well, I think, yo... [10.06.16 - 12:59 am]Newgarden to Drive No. 2 for Team PenskeJust a week shy of when Josef Newgarden made the announcement he would not be returning to Ed Carpenter Racing, it was announced Newgarden will be driving the No. 2 Verizon IndyCar entry for Team Penske. Newgarden has been driving in IndyCar for five y... [10.06.16 - 12:47 am]
Went down Shoreline Drive for the first time on SaturdayI'm in California on business and a friend of mine took me down to Long Beach and then south along the coast to relax at a beach. My friend has no interest in Indycar racing but I knew exactly where we were. I could see the tire tracks along the north ... [10.25.16 - 7:47 pm]Champ Car Style Bodywork for 2018If you didn't like the DW 12 article...
http://www.racer.com/indycar/item/135798-indycar-champ-car-style-bodywork-set-for-2018 [10.25.16 - 3:27 pm]Four More Years: DW 12In keeping with the theme of this election season...
http://www.racer.com/indycar/item/135797-indycar-dw12-extended-four-more-years [10.25.16 - 2:38 pm]All of Team Penske's IndyCar Wins1970s:
Please tell me what you think. [10.24.16 - 8:56 pm]Diversifying Indycar eventshttp://www.f4uae.com/news-latest/78-new-formula-4-uae-championship-headlines-yas-marina-circuit-2016-17-calendar
This year will be the circuits most comprehensive calendar of local motorsport, fitness, corporate entertainment, and d... [10.24.16 - 4:50 pm]Why not 'DegaI'm watching NASCAR from Talladega and the announcers are going on about how the cars are going up to 200MPH. If we could get Indy Car over there I'm sure we could top that easily. How much would it take to rent it to add another oval to the schedule? [10.23.16 - 7:36 pm]Best IndyCar Racing EraHaving attended and/or watched (most are in my tape library) about every race since the early 70's, I recently was reflecting on what I believed was the best, most exciting and competitive period of open wheel racing during that time and landed on the ... [10.22.16 - 10:52 pm]Winning Strategy SIAP5HzCNMnCgz0 [10.21.16 - 10:54 pm]Allen BestwickAB is doing the Oregon-Cal football game tonight. Just for giggles, he should be joined by Scott & Eddie...LOL.. [10.21.16 - 10:47 pm]Reengineering SamHeartlandFilm Festival in Indy is showing Reengineering Sam, a documentary about Sam Schmidt and how Arrow built the car he drives.
The movie has 4 showings- SundaOct. 23- 3:15 Castleton; Monday, Oct 24 8 pm Trader's Point; Tuesday, oct. 25, 12:45 ... [10.21.16 - 6:15 pm]
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