IndyCar CEO Mark Miles wary about possible return to BrazilIndyCar officials still had not received official confirmation from the Brasilia Federal District that its scheduled March 8 series opener there was canceled, but CEO Mark Miles told USA TODAY Sports on Friday the series is ''very concerned'' about the... [01.30.15 - 10:07 am]IndyCar: Mark Miles speaks out on Brazil race cancellationImagine if Circuit of the Americas (COTA) was under construction, tickets for its first race had been sold, a race sponsor had been named and the track was just five weeks away from holding its first event and the State of Texas stopped it’s funding fo... [01.30.15 - 4:38 am]IndyCar: CFH confirms Luca Filippi as road/street race driver of No. 20 carItalian Luca Filippi will have his longest and perhaps best opportunity yet in a Verizon IndyCar Series seat next season, as he has been confirmed as the road and street course driver of the No. 20 Fuzzy’s Vodka Chevrolet for CFH Racing. Filippi will ... [01.30.15 - 1:56 am]Brazilian Officials Say Canceled IndyCar Race Was Too CostlyThe IndyCar Series opener scheduled for March in Brazil was canceled after public prosecutors warned it would cost the local government too much and waste public funds, organizers said on Friday. The government agency said prosecutors recommended the ... [01.30.15 - 2:09 am]Brazilian prosecutors: IndyCar race 'not in best interest of society'SAO PAULO — The IndyCar Series opener scheduled for March in Brazil was canceled after public prosecutors warned it would cost the local government too much and waste public funds, organizers said on Friday. The government said prosecutors recommended ... [01.30.15 - 2:13 pm]Brasilia government forced IndyCar race cancellation in money worryIndyCar's scheduled 2015 season-opener at the Brasilia circuit was cancelled due to government concerns about wasting public funds. According to the Associated Press, public prosecutors warned that the event was "not in the best interests of society" a... [01.31.15 - 6:09 am]Troubled IndyCar Must Have Faith in CEO MilesIf you’re a fan of the Verizon IndyCar Series, you likely aren’t alone. With a canceled race in Brazil and the reappointment of a controversial race director, IndyCar has contended with an unkind winter. All the while, auto racing as a whole faces ... [01.30.15 - 7:33 am]IndyCar opener in Brazil cancelledThe IndyCar racing league said an apparent decision by a promoter to cancel the season-opening race scheduled for March 8 in Brazil had left it stunned and disappointed. US media reported the race was cancelled because a major financial backer had pull... [01.29.15 - 11:06 pm]Brasilia Withdrawal Shakes Up IndyCar’s Season-Opening PlansINDYCAR officials are exploring options to save the Verizon IndyCar Series’ 2015 season-opening weekend in the aftermath of an unexpected cancellation of the scheduled March 6-8 event in Brasilia, Brazil. The Indianapolis-based sanctioning body was ... [01.31.15 - 1:37 am]Report: Duncan suing financial adviser, lost $20 millionTim Duncan is suing his former financial adviser for $1 million in damages after realizing that the adviser was benefiting off investment deals where the San Antonio Spurs forward was losing big money, according to a report. WOAI in San Antonio reporte... [01.31.15 - 9:59 pm]
IndyCar opener in Brazil cancelledThe IndyCar racing league said an apparent decision by a promoter to cancel the season-opening race scheduled for March 8 in Brazil has left them stunned and disappointed. US media reported the race was cancelled because a major financial backer had pu... [01.30.15 - 1:12 am]Brian Barnhart returns as head of IndyCar race controlIndyCar on Wednesday returned Brian Barnhart to his former role as head of race control. He has been IndyCar's vice president of competition in the three years since, and was a key part of the system implemented last season that requires a two-thirds v... [01.28.15 - 4:55 pm]Brazilian officials say canceled IndyCar race was too costlySAO PAULO (AP) — The IndyCar Series opener scheduled for March in Brazil was canceled after public prosecutors warned it would cost the local government too much and waste public funds, organizers said on Friday. [01.30.15 - 11:16 am]Brazilian organizers say IndyCar opener has been canceledSAO PAULO (AP) — The IndyCar Series opener scheduled for March in Brazil's capital was canceled on Thursday. [01.29.15 - 9:01 pm]IndyCar - IndyCar opener in Brazil cancelled- The IndyCar racing league said an apparent decision by a promoter to cancel the season-opening race scheduled for March 8 in Brazil has left them stunned and disappointed. US media reported the race was cancelled because a major financial backer had ... [01.30.15 - 12:46 am]IndyCar season-opening race in Brazil canceledBrazilian organizers say the IndyCar Series opener scheduled for March in the nation's capital has been canceled. [01.29.15 - 5:22 pm]IndyCar Didn't Even Know Brazil Was Canceling Its Season OpenerAccording to USA Today , IndyCar's season opener at the Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet in Brasília has been canceled. Brazilian reports suggest that the government agency that owns the track itself and was funding the event pulled out at the las... [01.30.15 - 3:15 pm]Brazilian officials say they backtracked on IndyCar race because it was too c...The IndyCar Series opener scheduled for March in Brazil was cancelled after public prosecutors warned it would cost the local government too much and waste public funds, organizers said on Friday. The government agency in charge of the event in the Bra... [01.30.15 - 11:24 am]Please, Make An IndyCar Make-Up Race At Circuit Of The Americas HappenIndyCar has been sent scrambling for a make-up race after their season opener at Brasília was unexpectedly called off , and it sounds like Circuit of the Americas may be in the running. Excellent. Read more... [01.31.15 - 2:19 pm]IndyCar 2015 – Cancellata la gara in BrasileTerracap, l’agenzia governativa che possiede l’Autodromo International Nelson Piquet a Brasilia ha annunciato che la gara inaugurale della stagione 2015 della Verizon IndyCar Series è stata annullata. La decisione di annullare l’evento è stato a quanto... [01.30.15 - 4:01 am]
IndyCar's Mark Miles speaks out on Brazil race cancellation - FOXSports.com FOXSports.com IndyCar's Mark Miles speaks out on Brazil race cancellation FOXSports.com Terracap, a government-owned development company of the federal district of Brasilia that owns the Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet, announced late Thursday that ... [01.30.15 - 11:56 am]Brian Barnhart returns as IndyCar race director - Indianapolis Star Indianapolis Star Brian Barnhart returns as IndyCar race director Indianapolis Star Brian Barnhart has returned to the role of IndyCar Series race director, the league confirmed Wednesday. Barnhart will manage the operations of the event and serve as one ... [01.29.15 - 10:26 am]IndyCar rides: Who's next in? Who's still out? - Indianapolis Star Indianapolis Star IndyCar rides: Who's next in? Who's still out? Indianapolis Star (Most people expect Newgarden to take a step up in class this year, maybe even winning a race.) I asked Carpenter this week about the number of cars the recently merged tea... [01.29.15 - 11:26 pm]IndyCar preseason driver meetings almost a “Where's Waldo” in finding drivers... NBCSports.com IndyCar preseason driver meetings almost a “Where's Waldo” in finding drivers ... NBCSports.com And these two photos from Josef Newgarden and Pippa Mann at IndyCar's preseason driver meeting in Indianapolis – both of whom should figure in th... [01.28.15 - 4:20 pm]IndyCar: Series working on contingency plan after Brazil cancellation - Racer IndyCar: Series working on contingency plan after Brazil cancellation Racer With the March 6-8 event unexpectedly wiped from the calendar, IndyCar can either look to replace the race at an alternate site – somewhere in North America – or wait until St. P... [01.31.15 - 7:51 am]IndyCar: Filippi to replace Conway - Racer IndyCar: Filippi to replace Conway Racer CFH Racing announced today the addition of Luca Filippi (LEFT) to the team's driver lineup for the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Filippi will drive the Fuzzy's Award Winning Vodka Chevrolet at all road and s... [01.31.15 - 7:51 am]IndyCar teams waiting on approval of homologated 'Aero Kits' - FOXSports.com FOXSports.com IndyCar teams waiting on approval of homologated 'Aero Kits' FOXSports.com An important step in the development of “Aero Kits” that will debut in this year's Verizon IndyCar Series took place on Jan. 18 with the “homologation deadline.” But ... [01.27.15 - 11:17 am]IndyCar 2018 by Spencer Pigot, Pro Mazda champion - Racer Racer IndyCar 2018 by Spencer Pigot, Pro Mazda champion Racer A lot of manufacturers are making small turbocharged 4-cylinders to replace their old V6s, and turbocharged V6s to replace their V8s. I think IndyCar needs a third manufacturer so giving the ch... [01.31.15 - 7:51 am]IndyCar: Big personnel changes for Ganassi Racing - Racer Racer IndyCar: Big personnel changes for Ganassi Racing Racer Chip Ganassi Racing has been busy retooling its staff during the long Verizon IndyCar Series offseason, and coming off a year where the rival Team Penske organization dominated the championship... [01.31.15 - 7:51 am]MILLER: Indy car races that never happened - Racer Racer MILLER: Indy car races that never happened Racer Robin portrait Been quite a stellar week for IndyCar. The exciting news that TGBB was returning for another run as race director (and to overwhelming show of support from the fans) was followed rapidl... [01.31.15 - 7:51 am]
Click to view at indycarbuzz.com Tony Kanaan and Scott Dixon Post Rolex 24 Victory
Tony Kanaan and Scott Dixon catch up with Marshall Pruett after their impressive Rolex 24 win.
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Click to view at indycarbuzz.com #Rolex24 Live Blog: Interview with Charlie Kimball & Sage Karam
Marshall Pruett catches up with Charlie Kimball and Sage Karam at the Rolex 24 in Daytona.
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Click to view at indycarbuzz.com #Rolex24 Live Blog: Interview with Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan
Marshall Pruett meets up with Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan.
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Click to view at indycarbuzz.com Competitors on A.J. Foyt's Career
Competitors talk about racing against A.J. Foyt.
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Click to view at indycarbuzz.com A.J. Foyt - 4 Indianapolis 500 Wins
A recap of each of A.J. Foyt's 4 Indianapolis 500 wins.
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New truTV series, ‘Kart Life,’ follows Verizon IndyCar Series hopefulsA new television documentary series, which premieres tonight at 10 (ET) on truTV, follows the lives of young karters with Verizon IndyCar Series dreams. The 10-week series called “Kart Life” features Verizon IndyCar drivers Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan and... [01.28.15 - 4:59 pm]Mario and the 6 hours of DaytonaOn Jan. 25, Tony Kanaan joined Scott Dixon, Dario Franchitti, Juan Pablo Montoya, Dan Wheldon, Mark Donohue, Al Unser, Al Unser Jr., Arie Luyendyk, Buddy Rice, A.J. Foyt, Bobby Rahal and Mario Andretti as Indy car drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 an... [01.28.15 - 8:51 am]Bronte Tagliani’s Baby Bump Adds to Verizon IndyCar Series Baby BoomThere’s an infant-sized IndyCar baby boom happening and Bronte Tagliani, wife of driver Alex Tagliani, is part of it. Tagliani, who has been hiding her emerging baby bump well, is nearly seven months pregnant and due in April. Meanwhile, Alex is workin... [01.21.15 - 3:19 pm]Hunter-Reay’s Racing For Cancer golf tourney raises $100kAny reports that Ryan Hunter-Reay‘s “Baby Borg” was a prize for a hole-in-one contest during the Racing For Cancer golf tournament Jan. 19 at Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) Country Club are unfounded. A signed photo of the reigning Indianapolis 500 Mile Race w... [01.19.15 - 7:58 pm]Pippa Mann: Observations from back (and front) stage at Susan G. Komen’s Perf...On an otherwise normal Friday afternoon in West Palm Beach, Fla., a Dale Coyne Racing transporter was parked outside the service entrance to the Donald Trump-owned Mar-A-Lago Club, and a pink race car was being unloaded by one gentleman in a team polo ... [01.14.15 - 6:38 pm]Racing legend Mario Andretti to be honored by Visit IndyRacing legend Mario Andretti will travel to Indianapolis on Jan. 22 to accept the city’s highest tourism award during a public event downtown. Visiting Indianapolis is something Andretti is used to. He is the 1969 Indianapolis 500 winner and his grands... [01.13.15 - 6:41 pm]
Castroneves Passes 227 MPH in 'Fast Friday' PreviewThree-time Indianapolis 500 Mile Race winner Helio Castroneves liked what he felt and saw from the new Chevrolet engine installed for practice May 15 on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. [05.14.14 - 8:00 pm]Hinchcliffe Cleared To Resume Driving DutiesVerizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe, who was diagnosed with a concussion following an incident during the Grand Prix of Indianapolis on May 10, was cleared to resume driving duties after being re-evaluated May 15 by the INDYCAR medical team. [05.14.14 - 8:00 pm]Daily Trackside Report - Thursday May 15Daily Trackside Report for Thursday, May 15 [05.14.14 - 8:00 pm]Pagenaud Cracks 226 MPH in Quick Practice SessionSimon Pagenaud, who won the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis on the 2.439-mile, 14-turn Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course May 10, caught everyone?s attention May 14 on the 2.5-mile oval with the fastest lap of the month in practice for the In... [05.13.14 - 8:00 pm]Indy 500 Rookie Report: Jack HawksworthJack Hawksworth says he was duly impressed on his initial visit to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in October 2011 for a Mazda Road to Indy test on the road course. [05.13.14 - 8:00 pm]Daily Trackside Report - Wednesday May 14Daily Trackside Report: Wednesday, May 14 [05.13.14 - 8:00 pm]
IndyCar: Report says local government forced race cancellationRelated Stories IndyCar's scheduled 2015 season opener in Brasilia was cancelled due to local government concerns about wasting public funds, according to the Associated Press, which says public pros... [01.31.15 - 6:19 pm]IndyCar: Series working on contingency plan after Brazil cancellationThe Verizon IndyCar Series is trying to answer a few key questions after the season-opening race in Brazil was cancelled on Thursday. With the March 6-8 event unexpectedly wiped from the calendar, In... [01.30.15 - 10:24 pm]IndyCar: Big personnel changes for Ganassi RacingChip Ganassi Racing has been busy retooling its staff during the long Verizon IndyCar Series offseason, and coming off a year where the rival Team Penske organization dominated the championship, the ... [01.30.15 - 8:24 pm]IndyCar 2018 by Spencer Pigot, Pro Mazda championTwice a championship runner-up in USF2000, Spencer Pigot has carried on up the Mazda Road To Indy, and won the Pro Mazda title last season. That earned him a scholarship for the 2015 Indy Lights pres... [01.30.15 - 8:05 pm]IndyCar: Filippi to replace ConwayRelated Stories CFH Racing announced today the addition of Luca Filippi (LEFT) to the team's driver lineup for the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Filippi will drive the Fuzzy's Award Winning Vod... [01.30.15 - 12:00 pm]
Happy Festivus … and GoodbyeToday is Festivus, a holiday that sprang from the loins or our pop culture, specifically the TV show Seinfeld. Read more about it here. Two elements of Festivus … the airing of the grievances and incredible feats of strength. Given... [12.23.14 - 2:00 pm]Year-End Random Thoughts on IndyCar, NASCAR and F1Butler University grad Ed Carpenter celebrates winning the pole at Indy with Butler mascot Butler Blue III Some year-end thoughts, one draft, 45-minutes of typing on various forms of racing: IndyCar -- Insert a Festival of Trepidation here as I... [11.20.14 - 12:21 pm]Hawksworth's Ready for Super Tex and Iowa Speedway(L to R) AJ Foyt, Takuma Sato, Jack Hawksworth and Larry Foyt will team up for 2015. Jack Hawksworth of Cullingworth, England, (70 miles northwest of Liverpool) has something on his resume few IndyCar drivers can boast: tractor driver. During... [11.18.14 - 10:46 am]Shea Holbrook Launches Crowd-Funding Effort, ClutchFunded Launches New PlatformThe concept of crowd-funding — using the internet in general and social media in particular to raise money for a personal or business enterprise — is on the rise. Forbes.com recently reported that crowd-funding worldwide in 2013 hit $5.1 billion,... [11.07.14 - 4:38 pm]NASCAR Melee -- Brand Moment? Idiocy? Staged? Awesome?By now the video is all over the place, and I’ve read tweets that it’s getting monster air on at least one morning TV show. In case you missed it, after the NASCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway Sunday, Jeff... [11.03.14 - 9:50 am]
Luca Filippi to Carpenter Fisher Hartman RacingTeam co-owner Ed Carpenter relinquished his ride in the No. 20 Fuzzy’s Dallara/Chevrolet/Firestone Indy car for the twisties last year, with Conway taking over and winning two races in the process. It was a good arrangement for both and Carpenter, who ... [01.30.15 - 3:00 pm]More on the cancellation of IndyCar's season-openerApparently there’s more to the cancellation of INDYCAR’s 2015 season-opening race, which was intended to occur at the Autodromo Nelson Piquet at Brasilia, the capitol of Brazil. It’s all about money. First, if you didn't hear the news, read THIS STORY ... [01.30.15 - 2:29 pm]CFH Racing adds Luca Filippi to driver lineup for 2015 IndyCar series seasonSPEEDWAY, Ind. - CFH Racing announced today the addition of Luca Filippi to the team's driver lineup for the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Filippi will pilot the Fuzzy's Award Winning Vodka Chevrolet at all road and street course events during th... [01.30.15 - 11:56 am]IndyCar season takes a hit, loses Brazil roundIf you bought plane tickets and hotels for the Verizon IndyCar Series season starter at Brasilia next month, now would be a good time to check and see if you can cancel, because news reports coming from that country on Thursday indicate the race is off... [01.29.15 - 5:39 pm]Barnhart back to Race Director roleIt sure looks like INDYCAR spent the long, cold winter in Indianapolis like Rip Van Winkle: in hibernation.
Showing that it can’t possibly move forward without going back a million light years, INDYCAR has, once again decided to put its officiating tru... [01.28.15 - 3:01 pm]Historic IndyCar chassis up for auctionSure it’s been around since March of 2011, but the voyage of The Stinger, a specially constructed Indy car commissioned by Window World Cares to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research is nearing the end of one road and the start of another.
The Stinger, ... [01.26.15 - 3:19 pm]
Govt forced IndyCar race cancellationIndyCar's scheduled 2015 season-opener at the Brasilia circuit was cancelled due to government concerns about wasting public funds [01.31.15 - 11:49 am]Filippi to share CFH IndyCar driveLuca Filippi has signed with CFH Racing for the 2015 IndyCar season, and will contest all of the road and street course events in the team's #20 entry [01.30.15 - 5:27 pm]Brasilia IndyCar race cancelledIndyCar's planned 2015 season-opener at Brasilia in Brazil has been cancelled [01.29.15 - 10:55 pm]Barnhart back as Indy race directorBrian Barnhart has been installed for a second tenure as IndyCar race director, and will lead the series' three-steward race control system for the 2015 season [01.28.15 - 3:01 pm]Chilton can restore reputation - CarlinTrevor Carlin believes that former Marussia Formula 1 driver Max Chilton can rebuild his confidence and restore his reputation if his return to Carlin evolves into an IndyCar race programme [01.27.15 - 4:59 am]Chilton plans IndyCar with CarlinFormer Marussia Formula 1 driver Max Chilton will link up with Carlin in a joint development programme this year as both parties set their sights on a 2016 IndyCar programme [01.22.15 - 4:59 pm]
Click to view at indycarbuzz.com Chicagoland 2008 : the finish - Indycar Series
The closest finish in Indy Car history. Castroneves and Dixon, 1st and 2nd in points With Dixon winning the championship and Castroneves winning the race. A . The final 2 laps of the Indycar...
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Click to view at indycarbuzz.com iRacing | Test Video: IndyCar DW12 - Road Atlanta
iRacing | Test Video: IndyCar DW12 - Road Atlanta Got bored earlier so decided to do a few laps around the Road Atlanta Circuit and thought I could use it as abit of a recording test, hopefully...
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Click to view at indycarbuzz.com Racing Accidents Compilation 2014 (GP2, WRC, v8Supercars, INDYCAR, Formula E, WEC, Le Mans)
Racing Accidents that occurred this year in 2014.From Formula Renault 3.5 to GP2 to Le Mans Ok so now there's no music, happy? :PA collection of onboard from v... [01.31.15 - 8:09 am]
Click to view at indycarbuzz.com Racing Onboard Compilation 2014 (F1 [v8], V8Supercars, WRC, Le Mans, Formula 3, INDYCAR)
A collection of onboard from vehicles ranging from F1to Le Mans and othersSorry for the late update guys, there was lagging and last year was very busy with studi... [01.31.15 - 7:57 am]
2014′s memorable moments2014′s memorable momentsEven as IndyCar struggles to regain its foothold it still has some great racingMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [12.19.14 - 4:41 am]Andretti vs Foyt & PettyAndretti vs Foyt & PettyWhat made the difference in 1967's 'Driver of the Year' votingMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [12.12.14 - 6:17 am]IndyCar in 2015IndyCar in 2015What's facing America's top teams as IndyCar preparation continuesMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [11.24.14 - 10:28 am]Dan Gurney to receive Edison-Ford MedalDan Gurney to receive Edison-Ford MedalGurney's body of work with Ford will be recognised this weekMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [10.27.14 - 6:38 am]Andretti’s 1984 titleAndretti’s 1984 titleLooking back at a hard-fought championship with Newman/HaasMotor Sport Magazine - The original motor racing magazine [10.13.14 - 9:00 am]
The one-day test at Barber Motorsports Park near Birmingham, Ala., on Nov. 10, allowed driver Grah... [11.12.14 - 12:46 pm]Simon Pagenaud to Join Team Penske in 2015MOORESVILLE, NC (September 29, 2014) – Team Penske announced today that race-winning driver and perennial championship contender Simon Pagenaud will join its ranks beginning with the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season.
The 30-year-old Pagenaud is a fo... [09.29.14 - 10:33 am]INDYCAR adds Brasília, Brazil to 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series scheduleINDIANAPOLIS (Thursday, September 18, 2014) - INDYCAR announced today it is returning to Brazil next season and will sanction a Verizon IndyCar Series event at Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet in the capital city of Brasília during the 2015 season... [09.18.14 - 2:27 pm]INDYCAR stars highlight Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Karting ChallengeINDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 11, 2014) - The Verizon IndyCar Series championship has concluded, but many of INDYCAR's biggest stars have one more race on the schedule this season. The Dan Wheldon Memorial Pro-Am Karting Challenge returns on Sept. 20to New Castl... [09.11.14 - 3:31 pm]Bidding Opens Today on EBay for Rahal's Third Annual Helmet Auction Benefitti...View attachment 22302
Indianapolis, Ind. (September 5, 2014) – Verizon IndyCar Series driver, Graham Rahal, announced today that the Graham Rahal Foundation will conduct its third annual helmet auction benefiting children’s charities. The auction w... [09.05.14 - 10:25 am]
What Is The Future Of Sports?A couple of months ago, I attended a conference for my job that inspired nothing but yawns from me before I went. How wrong I was! The topic ended up being fascinating. It was essentially about how Millennials (those born between 1982 and 2000) will sh... [01.07.15 - 5:04 am]New Year’s Resolutions For Mark MilesAfter a nice break for Christmas and New Year’s, it’s always good to get back to normal. Part of normal for me is getting back to the routine of posting here every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The offseason always seems to grind to a halt around the h... [01.05.15 - 5:04 am]Merry Christmas From The OilpressuresOn this Christmas Eve, it’s hard to believe that we are wrapping up another year at Oilpressure.com. When I say “we”, I’m not being the pretentious blogger that tries to act like there is a whole war room of writers, photographers and editors. It’s jus... [12.24.14 - 5:05 am]How To Tarnish ChristmasYou can tell we are deep into the offseason, when you are actually watching a Christmas episode of One Take Only – the uncut, unedited and unrehearsed videoblog of Oilpressure.com. If you had any yuletide spirit, it’ll probably be gone after watching. ... [12.22.14 - 5:02 am]Get Aerokits Right The First TimeLast week, the Performance Racing Industry trade show took place in Indianapolis. It was there that Will Phillips, IndyCar vice-president of technology, took part in a Q&A session regarding aerokits for next season. The other day, I went through and re... [12.19.14 - 5:04 am]
End of a seasonIn the end, it came down to three points. An American accepted the Astor Cup with the title only decided at the checkered flag. An American stood in victory lane after 500 miles on an oval track.
In other words, it was the coda that many IndyCar fans h... [09.16.12 - 12:33 am]INDYCAR: The Friday Setup (Fontana) "The Friday Setup" will be a preview of the upcoming races and the schedule of the weekend events (practice and qualifications) leading up to race day. Also it will include other forms of rambling about the upcoming race (and the overall state... [09.14.12 - 8:00 am]The better part of valor: Conway recuses himself from INDYCAR finaleNo more.
That is what Mike Conway said when he considered taking part in this season's final IZOD IndyCar Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California.
Conway, a genial, mild-tempered Brit, has plenty of reason to hate high-speed oval racin... [09.13.12 - 5:18 pm]INDYCAR: Power Rankings (Fontana) U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A!
It ain't over yet. Stud Hunter-Reay will not go quietly into that good night after all. The last race is a Saturday night oval, and dammit we want our American hero conquering all. Also we want PENSKE B*TCHFACE one more time. ... [09.13.12 - 11:40 am]On mergers and unifications: enduring the long road aheadI have to say that while I don't know nearly as much about the inner workings of sports car racing as I do about other series like IndyCar and NASCAR, I have always been turned on by sleek prototypes, supercars, and even the "lowly" touring series.
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Shutting DownI’ve struggled with writing this since before Long Beach, and the words don’t seem to be coming any easier today than they did a few weeks ago. Effective today, I am shuttering IndyCar Advocate. The site will remain up, but as of now, there are no plan... [04.22.14 - 6:27 am]No Preview This WeekUnfortunately, it's been pretty hectic lately, and I'm going to have to forego the usual preview for Long Beach. Apologies for any inconvenience, but here's hoping you have a great race weekend! [04.11.14 - 5:50 am]Interview With Junior StrousI recently sat down for an interview with one of the Netherlands' most successful race car drivers to date: Junior Strous. In this interview, we will highlight his activities both on and off track; go over his personal life, ambitions, racing, crashes,... [04.02.14 - 9:19 pm]A Quick Paypal NoteI've updated the Paypal button for donations on the right sidebar of the site. If you're of a mind to throw a couple bucks towards the site, it would be much appreciated. I'm not really one for pushing that sort of thing, so I'll just say thanks in adv... [04.02.14 - 5:27 pm]Notes: Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg-Really, if you think about it, it was sort of fitting a Verizon car won the first-ever race under the Verizon Indy Car Series banner. It was a really strong start for Will Power, who had company all day, but also never looked like he wasn't at least e... [03.31.14 - 7:46 am]
Ten Questions With Indianapolis 500 Festival Princess Adrienne Runge It’s is not too often that I get to write on subject matter that is outside of the norm for motorsports blogging. From time to time, I enjoy digging into the background and getting away from the wheel spin. Last week, I promised a divergence and I am... [05.07.14 - 8:45 am]My Unusual Prelude To This Year’s Indianapolis 500 Last week I had the pleasure of closely visiting the scene of this year’s Verizon IndyCar Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, the inaugural event of the 2014 schedule. Too bad IndyCar was racing at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama. I again mi... [05.01.14 - 9:29 pm]Eye Candy from Sonoma AND my love, the Delta Wing, Monica Hilton, Simon Pagen...I will link all of this hot mess together by the end of this article, I promise! I tend to get a tad antsy this time of year as we all await the wheels turning at the Grand Prix of St. Pete. I mean, it is one thing to endure a long, miserable winter wi... [02.26.14 - 8:07 am]Finally, SOMETHING I Can Get My Head AroundI unashamedly follow Tony Dizinno, a writer for NBC Sports “Motor Sports Talk” as well as other outlets. This gent is a PROLIFIC producer of word count and not just for the sake of volume. He produces well written content across multiple racing platfor... [02.17.14 - 2:57 pm]Back in the saddle again…..Really! After an extremely long hiatus, basically doing what one does to keep up with the speed of life, it begins again. Time to saddle up and as they say in Denver these days, time to ride. Taking some time off to learn to look at things differently just m... [01.17.14 - 8:34 am]
Hinchcliffe, Sato deliver finish for the ages in Sao PauloAfter battling each other wheel-to-wheel in one of the most electric finishes in IZOD IndyCar Series history, there was nothing left for James Hinchcliffe and Takuma Sato to do but smile, laugh, and share an embrace. Two of the best this series has to ... [10.29.14 - 8:15 am]Online versus Land-Based SlotsSlots are one of the most popular casino games. If you visit land-based casinos, you will find a whole area of slot machines with a lot of people enjoying them. Are you wondering if the excitement would still be the same if you play them online? Take a... [04.02.14 - 5:19 pm]All You Need to Know About Sao PauloThe Interlagos circuit in Sao Paulo hosts the final round of the 2013 Formula One GP. This year it is the 2013 Brazilian Formula 1 Grand Prix. According to GrandPrixTours.com, the first ever Brazilian Grand Prix race event (1973) was held at this Sao P... [01.01.14 - 8:46 pm]‘Turbo': A sorta-critic’s reviewFull Disclosure: The writer was a movie critic for the Huntington News, the campus newspaper of Northeastern University, during the early years of his college life. "Turbo," Dreamworks' latest offering that centers around a garden snail's dream of vict... Random thoughts and outburstsThe first half of the IZOD IndyCar Series season was littered with upsets from the smaller teams in the paddock – Takuma Sato and A.J. Foyt Racing at Long Beach, Tony Kanaan and KV Racing at the Indianapolis 500, and Mike Conway (Dale Coyne Racing) and...
Taking Action To Gentrify Indianapolis Before It Becomes Full Blown DetroitPity Indianapolis. It used to be the center of automobile manufacturing before Detroit (and its easier access to shipping) came along. Indianapolis also led the way in creating a multi-lane highway belt around the city. Interstate 465 took most of the... [01.04.15 - 11:55 am]Ed Hinton Retirement From The Racing Beat: So Long…Ed Hinton retired as the ball/race car dropped at midnight on the 1st. He was one of the old guard racing reporters who plied his trade for nearly fifty years, most recently at ESPN. When he began writing about the sport of auto racing he claims not to... [01.02.15 - 10:40 am]Happy Upcoming New Year Racing Fans!Here we are in the slowest part of the year and there is not much on which to catch up. Another favorite racing blogger is hanging it up. Pressdog has published its last well written piece. A lot of these bloggers have some real talent and go out of th... [12.28.14 - 5:53 pm]A Holiday Gift From The Indianapolis Motor Speedway!The management of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, often chided for repeatedly choosing the worst possible alternative when choices exist, hit one out of the park on Monday with an early Christmas present for its fans. The homegrown recording artists S... [12.22.14 - 5:50 pm]The IndyCar Off Season is Too LongIdle thoughts: The IndyCar off season is far too lengthy. The primary tidbits of things resembling news include a dramatic increase in the number of Euro-centric formula drivers who have publicly proclaimed their sights are set on IndyCar. That is all ... [12.03.14 - 9:14 am]
CFH Confirms FilippiThe newly formed squad of Carpenter Fisher Hartman Racing announced Friday morning the signing of Luca Filippi to run the road and street course events in the No. 20 Fuzzy's Vodka Chevrolet. Ed Carpenter will pilot the oval races.
Carpenter completed in... [01.30.15 - 11:41 am]Brazil CancelledWord broke out of Brazil early Thursday afternoon that the season opening race, scheduled for March 8th, had been cancelled. Official word came down Friday night when INDYCAR confirmed the news in a press release. Today's announcement by BAND that the M... [01.29.15 - 7:51 pm]Barnhart Named Race DirectorINDYCAR, the sanctioning body for the Verizon IndyarCar Series, announced Wednesday afternoon the reassignment of Brian Barnhart as Race Director. Barnhart previously held the position from 1997 through 2011.
With the introduction of the new chassis in ... [01.29.15 - 7:48 pm]A Look Back At ROPsSnow, sleet, rain, wind, ice, and did I mention the temperatures? All signs point to the U.S. being clearly entrenched in another rough winter.
So, what better way to warm your heart and get the blood flowing than a look back at a few recent Indianapoli... [01.09.15 - 12:40 pm]Fisher To Run Chili BowlFour years and two children after retirement, Sarah Fisher will dust off the ol' helmet and gloves for at least one event, the world famous Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire. Fisher's last time in a race cockpit was the 2010 Veri... [01.08.15 - 8:40 pm]
Brasilia Withdrawal Shakes Up IndyCar’s Season-Opening Plans INDYCAR officials are exploring options to save the Verizon IndyCar Series’ 2015 season-opening weekend in the aftermath of an unexpected cancellation of the scheduled March 6-8 event in Brasilia, Brazil.
The Indianapolis-based sanctioning body was bli... [01.31.15 - 9:26 am]A.J. Foyt Turns 80; Still Thinking About 500 By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Larry Foyt says the hardest part about celebrating his father’s birthday is trying to find a gift for “the man who has everything.”
As his personal odometer rolled over to 80 on Friday, Anthony Joseph Foyt... [01.17.15 - 8:23 am]IndyCar Notes: Foyt Out Of Hospital After 25 Days By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Racing icon A.J. Foyt Jr. has been released from Baylor-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Houston and is recovering at home from recent triple bypass heart surgery.
Although his heart surgery on Nov. 12 was suc... [12.04.14 - 5:39 pm]IndyCar Series To Double Down – Twice – In 2015 Undeterred by massive criticism about Formula One’s decision to offer double championship points in that series’ season-ending race in 2014, INDYCAR announced this week that it is following suit.
In fact, America’s premier open-wheel series announced i... [12.04.14 - 10:17 am]Foyt Recovering After Heart Surgery RacinToday.com
Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner A.J. Foyt Jr. underwent successful coronary bypass surgery Wednesday in Houston after being diagnosed with blockages on Monday.
Foyt, 79, was admitted into Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center on Friday with... [11.13.14 - 7:37 am]
I Sing the Formula Electric (Mostly)It's occurred to me just today that after months and months of hearing about Formula E, the FIA's new electric formula car racing series, we are now just mere days away from the first event. Testing has taken place, the teams have (mostly) named their ... [09.08.14 - 11:48 pm]Why the New Orleans Grand Prix is a great ideaA lot of people are questioning this decision by IndyCar thinking maybe N.O. isn't ready for this, the infrastructure isn't there, or parking is missing etc. But this is THE one place that Mike and I can serve as experts as we are both from New Orleans ... [05.05.14 - 10:51 am]An Open Letter to the IndyCar Series Team OwnersHello, Gentlemen (and Lady, Ms. Fisher), You don't know me, but I'm a long time fan. Of all of yours. Literally. Mr. Penske, I've thrilled to the feats of your bespoke chassis that so dominated CART for years, and I've enjoyed the driving of basically e... [06.06.12 - 11:09 pm]The World Calls The Thrilling Indy 500 FinishSo I'm pretty sure unless you're part of the .00001% of bored angsty messageboard lurker, you and 99.9999% of the world found the 2012 Indy 500 thrilling, exciting, unpredictable, and one of the best motor races of any kind in quite some time. But one ... [05.29.12 - 11:08 pm]Indy 500 Odds Are InSo here are the First Odds for this year's Indy 500.
Will Power9-2Helio Castroneves4-1Ryan Briscoe9-2Dario Franchitti6-1Scott Dixon6-1Marco Andretti10-1Tony Kanaan10-1Ryan Hunter-Reay20-1JR Hildebrand25-1Field (Any Other Driver)25-1James Hinchcliffe25-1... [05.09.12 - 3:10 pm]
Opinions are like assholes…Everyone has one, and they usually stink. I’ve remained silent on the Stewart/Ward incident since it first came to light in the wee hours on Saturday night. There were far too many questions, and not enough answers to form any … Continue reading → [08.11.14 - 10:53 pm]Ok then… guess I should recap…My colleagues and I arrived via media shuttle from the designated media hotel. Entering the Allstream Centre we headed up the escalator to the “Tim Horton’s Media room”, where a table of timbits and fresh coffee awaited us. We were … Continue reading → [07.22.14 - 7:26 pm]A Cautionary Tale…I was tasked recently with writing… everyday… whatever was in my mind/heart. So… today’s stream of consciousness happened to be related to this portion of my life. (apologies in advance again for the distinct lack of actual racing stuff on … Continue r... [06.16.14 - 2:11 pm]I swear I will start yapping soon…and y’all will start bitching that I talk too much… But please indulge me one last non-racing related post before I kick off my racing season. This just dropped into my inbox! This is my strappingly handsome nephew Dylan! This … Continue reading → [04.19.14 - 7:38 pm]Dusts off the blogwebs….I kept waiting for something to prompt me to step back into my “office” and put pen to paper fingers to keyboard… Not that I haven’t written a bunch of stuff lately, it’s just that it wasn’t for public consumption. … Continue reading → [04.12.14 - 12:53 am]
Welcome to the New Indycar GarageWhen I was asked to write for the new Indycar garage site, my first thought was “I am a Nascar fan!”. To my surprise, the response was “Great- we can use that as well”. Turns out this site is more about the lifestyle of the Indycar fan, then it is ab... [04.10.14 - 5:23 am]
Who cares about IndyCar’s race director?The announcement of Brian Barnhart as the Verizon IndyCar Series race director came as no real surprise. Really. Although it is easy to see the appointment as another example of a tone deaf series leadership actively trying to alienate its dwindling ... [01.30.15 - 1:48 pm]IndyCar’s open-cockpit conundrumHistorically speaking, it can be said that IndyCar, in all its various names and acronyms through the years, is the oldest continuous open-wheel and open-cockpit racing in the world. To a great extent, the concept of open-wheel and open-cockpit is wha... [01.23.15 - 3:07 pm]B-listers, YouTube, and tradition at IMSWho says there is no news coming out of the Verizon IndyCar Series? A decision that could affect the Indianapolis 500 for years to come was a front page headline in a recent Indianapolis Star: “New track tradition – Straight No Chaser replaces Nabors ... [12.24.14 - 5:20 pm]IndyCar starts and stopsLet’s have a quick cringeworthy headline contest about standing starts in the Verizon IndyCar Series being suspended. Starts stopped in IndyCar series IndyCar puts the brakes on standing starts Standing starts never took off in the IndyCar series Lack ... [12.10.14 - 2:56 pm]Does IndyCar get the joke?Well, it seems that all the major racing series are chasing the same off season quarry right now. By that I mean that seasons are over, and PR people and auto racing writers are scrambling for anything that has the remote scent of fresh copy. The Ver... [12.01.14 - 1:16 pm]
Let's Get Ready To RumbleI'm still trying to digest the skirmish between Jeff Gordon and Brad Keselowski after the Texas race Sunday night. I saw what happened and watched the aftermath, which as the Chase winds down to the Final Four is becoming more of an occurrence.
Of cou... [11.04.14 - 1:52 pm]Annnndddd...We Have A Schedule!Like many, I have been waiting on pins and needles waiting for the release of the 2015 IndyCar schedule. My days and nights have been filled with anxiety as I've dreaded over how Mark Miles and Company was going to screw things up.
Not really.... [10.30.14 - 3:40 pm]Cream of the Crop, 2014 (And A Fontana Wrap)So here we are, at the end of another IndyCar season. I have to say, I expect to wake up tomorrow and see some frost on the ground, since it's getting to that time of year.
Wait? You mean to tell me the season ended on August 30? It's only September? ... [09.03.14 - 9:48 pm]Final Standings: 11-21As a wrapup to the the season, I'm posting my thoughts on the seasons of the drivers who finished the season in points positions eleven through twenty-one. I'm sure your first thought is...wait, didn't a total of 23 drivers compete on a (mostly full-ti... [09.03.14 - 9:47 pm]A Day at The Mile(Editor's note: My race notes are based on what I saw from the stands since I don't know when I'll watch the DVR. So if you heard anything said that is contrary to what I observed, that's why! :--) )
Today's race at the Milwaukee Mile was certainly a... [08.17.14 - 11:03 pm]
Luca Filippi Joins CFH RacingThe CFH Racing team announced this morning that Luca Filippi will be driving the No. 20 car on the non-ovals this season, taking over the same role that Mike Conway filled last year. The Italian driver has competed in eight IndyCar events over the past... [01.30.15 - 10:05 am]Season Opening Race in Brazil CancelledAccording to an AP report from Brazil, the season-opening race on March 8 has been cancelled. Terracap, the government agency that owns the Autodromo International Nelson Piquet circuit, has also stated that the event has been canceled. The series ackn... [01.29.15 - 6:22 pm]Brian Barnhart Returns as IndyCar Race DirectorThe Verizon IndyCar Series announced today that Brian Barnhart is returning to the position of Race Director this season. Barnhart was Chief Steward from 1997 – 2011, who was then replaced by Beaux Barfield. Now that Barfield has moved on to the Tudor ... [01.28.15 - 3:35 pm]IndyCar Stars Shine at Rolex 24Scott Dixon continues to build on his already impressive resume. He scored his second victory in the Rolex 24 at Daytona on Sunday, driving for Chip Ganassi. IndyCar teammate Tony Kanaan and NASCAR drivers Kyle Larson and Jamie McMurray also helped get... [01.25.15 - 3:58 pm]Ganassi Tests at NOLAThe 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season is getting closer. Chip Ganassi’s team was the first to test at the new circuit outside of New Orleans, NOLA Motorsports Park. The three confirmed drivers, Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan, and Charlie Kimball as well as ... [01.15.15 - 9:44 pm]
Initial Feedback - The Inaugural Grand Prix of IndyMug-N-Bun never fails to satisfy
Following the #GPofINDY, and surviving a near brain-freeze from rapidly trying to ingest too much Mug-N-Bun root beer float, I had a three-hour drive home to recount the day's events.
It's my opinion that direct and... [05.12.14 - 12:08 pm]Crystal Ballin' 2014Ah, yes. The waiting is over. It's all to be done.
The newest of Indycar seasons is upon us and in keeping with my ill-advised tradition of making predictions, the time has come again. Rather than summarize my previous predictions, feel free to ex... [03.27.14 - 12:00 pm]Spring TrainingThe newly minted, pre-season Indy Fans Tweet-Up was a success by all accounts (I wasn't able to attend much to my chagrin), although I was there in spirit - a cantankerous, mean spirit to some perhaps. I'll admit the Polar Vortex had it's grip on me as... [03.17.14 - 6:58 pm]Glampty-Dance, Here's Yo Chance, So do The Glamp!Oh, hello there.Yes, friends, it has been a while, but with the off-season turned chock-a-block with new-season goodies, many things are looking up for the Indycar season - 2014.Now 'Glamping' (Glamorous Camping) is the latest development for those inc... [03.14.14 - 11:10 am]GodspeedJust a few days ago, on a recent music-related trip to Nashville, Tennessee, I was also able to devote some impromptu time for what I will loquaciously describe as a 'Friday PM Indycar Fan and Blogging Commiseration Summit'.
In the maelstrom of the f... [09.25.13 - 1:37 pm]
Dreams to Realities …Well, well, well … I leave a blog alone for 6+ months, and it gets all dusty on me. I know, I know … here I start my own, personal INDYCAR-based blog, and then I leave it alone through the entire 2012 IZOD IndyCar Season. Plus, all my proposed in-sessi... [10.12.12 - 4:00 pm]Rubens Barrichello … moving the needle?I’ve promised myself … a maximum of 1,200 of my own words after this paragraph … Verbosity, thy bad name is me. Here goes nothing … — On Thursday, March 1st, 2012, Rubens Barrichello inked a one-year deal with KV Racing Technologies, driving Car #8, sp... [03.02.12 - 10:05 am]Making INDYCAR better … personallyNo one could deny or claim we haven’t made mistakes along the way. We have. But our only goal every single day with IndyCar is to better it and make it stronger. We have fantastic drivers, we have outstanding teams, and partners willing to invest milli... [02.28.12 - 10:00 am]2012 Cars – IZOD IndyCar SeriesA few weeks ago, I recall tweeting an initial breakdown of car/driver/engine combinations. Of course, I swapped one team’s engine contract, and was electronically backhanded for my faux pas (Thanks, Pippa! I owe you). So, I came up with a spreadsheet o... [02.19.12 - 7:30 pm]36 SuperCars, 36 Hours – Day 2First … an apology for yesterday’s post (36 SuperCars, 36 Hours – Day 1) … it was a little long. I promise I will do better once the 2012 INDYCAR season starts up in earnest. However, I hope I didn’t scare you from Day 2! Saturday, February 4th, 2011 –... [02.12.12 - 10:06 pm]
A Peon's Thought on Scheduling I had a thought last night relating to scheduling that I tweeted out to Kevin Lee for trackside. It has several moving parts and I doubt twitter really did it justice. So since I never took this site down and I am sure Pippa was getting tired of my l... [11.01.13 - 11:48 am]The Gift of the Magi News came on Tuesday that Pippa Mann had secured a ride for this year’s Indy500. Within the small IndyCar Twitter-node the news was reason for an overflow of heartfelt rejoicing. The IndyCar Twitter-node loves Pippa and rightly so. More so than any ... [05.02.13 - 1:33 am]Leftovers From Barber Weekend
This year in addition to taking in the race at Barber we decided to stretch the weekend a few days. So after the race, we drove to Tennessee and rented a small cabin in the mountains for a couple days. Which implicitly implies – I haven’t seen the ra... [04.09.13 - 11:35 pm]Barber Saturday - A Familiar Face and a Few ImagesI spent most of Saturday schlepping around Barber Motorsports Park toting my camera and a tripod hoping to capture some "Phantom Car" images. No such luck - The GrandAm series which is usually money for 3 - 4 yellows that bunch the field up and make t... [04.06.13 - 11:49 pm]The Annual Pathetic Season Preview - Part 1 It seems like every year we get to this point in the year where the first race is just a few days away, everyone else is doing it and I succumb to the peer pressure…So Here Goes. Predictions: Scott Dixon will win the Series Championship. Last year I... [03.18.13 - 10:47 pm]
Unfiltered Race Notes: Milwaukee 2014OK, Here we go with the Milwaukee race notes… finally. I think I have found some international feed on youtube as there was not even a second of prerace; straight into the command and the launching of the cars. I … Continue reading → [09.06.14 - 12:19 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes: Fontana 2014 Championship EditionAlright… 500 miles to go… —Prerace— The Astor Cup is a good looking piece of silverware For the record; I am for double points for 500 mile races. In an ideal world I would be for a Simon Pagenaud championship, … Continue reading → [08.31.14 - 10:09 am]Unfiltered Race Notes: Sonoma 2014Note for the Milwaukee notes: Due to my in person attendance at the kick ass Milwaukee Mile last weekend, I was unable to catch my DVR crapping out. I have yet to see the telecast of Milwaukee, if you know … Continue reading → [08.24.14 - 9:24 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes: Mid-Ohio 2014Welcome back. It’s Mid-Ohio weekend… Let’s go! —Prerace— Alright, I wonder how long until the FF button gets hit… Qualifying rewind. Tough day for the series for sure… I was slightly embarrassed for the drivers after two years of green … Continue readi... [08.03.14 - 9:43 pm]Unfiltered Race Notes: Toronto Race Two 2014Welcome back to Toronto! This is an actual IndyCar race according to my DVR so I guess we’ll be in store for some actual racing? —Prerace— Doubt I’ll be watching much of this HCN looks tired. That doesn’t bode well … Continue reading → [07.20.14 - 7:38 pm]
IndyTech 101Here's a fun way to put the amazing performance of an Indy car into perspective. Check out this cool infographic from Verizon.
[07.15.14 - 11:58 am]Verizon & IndyCar: Racing Into the Future TogetherTurn back the calendar a few months and I thought, fab, the IndyCar Series nabs a title sponsor with more than 103 million retail connections, 1,700 retail locations, and $81 billion dollars in revenue--this is promising for raising the profile of the ... [05.24.14 - 3:25 pm]Everyone Needs a Rookie to Root For IIContinuation of our wildly popular [blatant exaggeration] inaugural rookie roundup from 2013.
This year sees a healthy class of seven newbies who have qualified to contest the world's greatest race. From a NASCAR champion, to a Russian rock guitarist an... [05.22.14 - 5:22 pm]Is an IndyCar driver coming to your town?In my case, YES. Tomorrow, Tuesday May 20th, Pippa Mann will pay me a personal (well, not actually) visit in the great city of Cincinnati, Ohio.
The other Indy 500 drivers will also fan out over North America to spread the good gospel of the world's gre... [05.19.14 - 12:55 pm]Historically high stakes on Indy 500 qualifyingThere's a lot more than bragging rights and a cozy starting position on the line for Indy 500 qualifying, this weekend.
It's about points. Lots and lots of Verizon IndyCar Series Championship points.
Take a look, and don't miss a minute of the action.
Talk of Gasoline Alley May 23, 2014Click to play podcast It's another thrilling installment of "Talk of Gasoline Alley" as Kevin Lee sits down with IMS Historian Donald Davidson to relive the long and glorious history of the Indianapolis 500. [05.23.14 - 7:58 pm]Talk of Gasoline Alley May 22, 2014Click to play podcast It's another thrilling installment of "Talk of Gasoline Alley" as Kevin Lee sits down with IMS Historian Donald Davidson to relive the long and glorious history of the Indianapolis 500. [05.22.14 - 9:01 pm]Talk of Gasoline Alley May 21, 2014Click to play podcast Tonight, Kevin Lee and Donald Davidson answer calls related to the history of the Indianapolis 500. [05.21.14 - 8:45 pm]Talk of Gasoline Alley May 19, 2014Click to play podcast Kevin Lee joins IMS Historian Donald Davidson to talk more about the History of the Indianapolis 500 and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. [05.19.14 - 8:38 pm]Talk of Gasoline Alley May 16, 2014Click to play podcast Curt Cavin joins IMS Historian Donald Davidson LIVE from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for another edition of Talk of Gasoline Alley! [05.16.14 - 6:57 pm]
Walker: Technology rules 'interesting to watch unfold'http://indy.vzw.com/?c=n19819
By Bruce Martin, exclusive to the Verizon INDYCAR app
When INDYCAR President Derrick Walker became more involved in the development of Aero Kits that will be used for the Verizon IndyCar Series beginni... [01.31.15 - 5:08 pm]Bryan Clauson has a relatively nice JanuaryBryan Clauson, who will be driving the KVSH/Jonathan Byrd's Racing Chevy in this year's Indy 500, has had a pretty good January.
He kicked off 2015 with 2 POWRi Midget World Series wins in New Zealand (that was following 2 World Midget Series wins i... [01.31.15 - 12:00 pm]Lot 2 CampingCamped in Lot 2 behind the VFW the last few years. Checked the IMS website today and noticed it's still on the map but nothing currently for sale. No tent or RV camping. If it's sold out this is the earliest it's been sold out in years. Anyone know if ... [01.30.15 - 8:56 pm]Is it... time?As in, for the IndyCar Series to be run by someone other than Hulman Racing?
I'll confess, I'm leaning towards yes. Not because of the events of this past week--not going to play the second-guessing game, sorry--but because the same stuff leading to... [01.30.15 - 4:11 pm]Miles Speaks to Bruce Martin on the Brazil Fiascohttp://www.foxsports.com/motor/story/indycar-brazil-race-canceled-mark-miles-013015
I'm assuming this will eventually get lumped into the Brazil thread but can we hold off for a bit so posters can actually know Miles has responded? [01.30.15 - 12:36 pm]Marco Andretti to Drive #27 in 2015He posted a picture to his Twitter and Instagram this morning confirming it.
http://instagram.com/p/ye2sn-Ak_L/ [01.30.15 - 12:07 pm]Mid Ohio renewalGot my Mid Ohio renewal email today. :) [01.30.15 - 11:57 am]Jumped start! St. Pete viewing party now scheduled for March 29thAfter an aborted started to the season, we are lining back up for the restart. We will still be at Pitstop BBQ in Brownsburg. Evite will be posted up in the next few days.
(If you have anything negative to say about the situation or Indycar in gen... [01.30.15 - 10:36 am]What is Plan B?With news of the cancellation of the race in Brazil _is_ there a Plan B?
The teams have sold sponsorship based on 17 races. Television has contracts for 17. Anyone think MM was wiley enough to have a backup plan if Brazil failed? The event always lo... [01.30.15 - 8:14 am]The Story of the Hulmans and How They Built Their EmpireI've posted this quite a few times over the years, and I feel it is time to again. It is one of the finest articles ever done on the family, and really, biographical expositions like these are rarely seen these days. Originally published in 1997, I'd... [01.29.15 - 10:36 pm]How a new sport called fowling was bornYes, it has an IndyCar connection:
..a group of people from across the Midwest and South that attends the Indianapolis 500 every year..
Every year, the group's members meet at the speedway, park their buses and RVs, circle the wag... [01.29.15 - 9:05 pm]Marco is a Cool Dude...Quietly contributed $3K for Conor's test w/SPM! [01.29.15 - 8:56 pm]Bronze Badges 2015Johnny Lightning 1970 theme
"We have made it easier than ever..."
Best deal in motorsports... heck, best value in sports, anywhere :cool:
:+ [01.29.15 - 7:36 pm]CFHR AnnouncementFrom Twitter... "You've been waiting for us to make a certain announcement - well, its about time for us to do just that! Hows tomorrow morning sound?"
What do you suppose it will be? [01.29.15 - 7:22 pm]IndyCar 2015https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkxOYcG9NrY [01.29.15 - 5:49 pm]
IndyCar • Re: AR1's slanderous and foolish comments should stop!Mark wrote: To be fair, Crapwagon was mostly set up because myself and Chica wouldn't allow them to spout crap on here (and not just here the likes of Track Forum too), so they set that up so they could talk crap there instead, of course it quickly got ... [03.17.14 - 2:04 pm]IndyCar • Re: New qualifying formatThanks very much champcarray. That was useful for me to brush up on those Regs.Statistics: Posted by steveaki13 — Sun Mar 16, 2014 10:38 pm [03.16.14 - 5:38 pm]IndyCar • Re: C'mon INDYCAR SERIES!!!What is up with that Toronto back 2 back. Looks like cutting cost more than anything to me. Statistics: Posted by Cart750hp — Sun Mar 16, 2014 8:50 pm [03.16.14 - 3:50 pm]IndyCar • Re: Not much action on the IndyCar forumI have never gotten round to following Indy car on a regular basis, but with all the ex f1 drivers this season I am determined to follow it and learn.
Hope to chat to you all in Indy this season.
Statistics: Posted by steveaki13 — Sat Mar 15, 2014 11:0... [03.15.14 - 6:07 pm]IndyCar • Re: Kurt Busch attempting The DoubleStarter wrote: A good argument could be made for today's drivers being a bunch of wusses because they only drive in one series. The greats like Mario, AJ, Gurney, etc. could get in any car and win. It didn't make any difference if it was a sprint car, s... [03.11.14 - 9:28 pm]
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