Articles By: More Front Wing Staff
In this week’s More Front Wing podcast we’re joined by Josef Newgarden of Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing as we review the Verizon IndyCar Series season opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg and look ahead to the 40th running of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
[IMS PR] WISH for OUR HEROES (W4OH), the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Indiana National Guard are teaming up to provide fans with an opportunity to help send active United States military or veterans to the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis, Indianapolis 500, Kroger Super Weekend at the Brickyard or Red Bull Indianapolis GP in 2014.
[TGPLB PR] The Grand Prix Association of Long Beach has been informed that the Long Beach City Council is proposing a three-year extension to the current Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach agreement, extending the contract through 2018.
[NBCSN PR] NBC Sports Group’s extensive coverage of the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series will feature 13 races, doubleheaders in Houston and Toronto, the season finale from Fontana, and two new members of its broadcast team, including decorated former IndyCar and CART and Champ Car driver Paul Tracy.
[TGPLB PR] Race fans attending the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, April 11-13, will have an opportunity to take a walk down memory lane and get the autographs of three of racing’s greatest drivers at the same time.
[GRF PR] The Graham Rahal Foundation will auction the helmet that Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing driver, Graham Rahal, wore in the 2013 MAVTV 500 IndyCar Series season finale to raise money for children’s charities.
[INDYCAR PR] Will Power, driving the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske car, won the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg today for the second time since 2010. He’s also won the past three races bridging seasons.
Zach Veach won in Indy Lights, Spencer Pigot won in Pro Mazda, and RC Enerson won in USF2000. Here’s the full rundown of the Mazda Road to Indy race results from Sunday at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.
A number of Verizon IndyCar Series drivers had strong opinions and interesting insight following the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Here’s a selection of their comments.
The 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season is now in full swing with the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg now in the books. Click the link to find the More Front Wing crew’s first impressions of the opening event of the year and add your own!
[INDYCAR PR] Takuma Sato earned the Verizon P1 Award for the Verizon IndyCar Series season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg with a lap of 1 minute, 1.8686 seconds on a quickly drying 1.8-mile, 14-turn temporary street circuit.
[Andersen PR] Spencer Pigot dominated Pro Mazda’s first race of the weekend in St. Petersburg, but Victor Franzoni needed to work harder to keep RC Enerson behind him and claim the win in USF2000.