Articles By: Steph Wallcraft

Roger Penske has the solution to IndyCar’s standing start woes

Roger Penske has the solution to IndyCar’s standing start woes

IndyCar drivers have appeared to struggle with getting away on standing starts. Roger Penske knows why and has the solution.

LIVE BLOG: Grand Prix of Indianapolis

LIVE BLOG: Grand Prix of Indianapolis

Welcome to More Front Wing’s live blog from the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis! MFW Co-editor Steph Wallcraft is at the track tapping out updates all weekend long. Updates are posted with the most recent at the top, so if this is your first visit to the live blog please go to the last page […]

SPECTATOR SEATING GUIDE: Grand Prix of Indianapolis

SPECTATOR SEATING GUIDE: Grand Prix of Indianapolis

Wondering where to sit for the Grand Prix of Indianapolis? Whether you want reserved seating or general admission tickets, we’ve got you covered.

Catching up with Road to Indy TV

Catching up with Road to Indy TV

Road to Indy TV is three episodes in as a new biweekly series designed to promote the cars and stars of the Mazda Road to Indy. Click here to get caught up!

IndyCar did the right thing with Castroneves probation and still can’t win

IndyCar did the right thing with Castroneves probation and still can’t win

It seems IndyCar simply cannot win. Putting Helio Castroneves on probation for his post-Long Beach tweet was completely in line with the rulebook, and yet critics are finding excuses to tear IndyCar down for it. Here’s an objective take.

LIVE BLOG: Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

LIVE BLOG: Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Welcome to our first live blog of 2014 for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg! Steph Wallcraft is at the track tapping out updates all weekend long.

2014 Indy Lights preview: In a year of immense transition, is it simply Brabham vs the rest?

2014 Indy Lights preview: In a year of immense transition, is it simply Brabham vs the rest?

All eyes are on Matthew Brabham as he moves up to Indy Lights after rewriting the record books in Pro Mazda last season. But in a year of immense transition, will it be simply Brabham versus the rest, or will other title contenders emerge? Steph Wallcraft takes a look.

From one challenge to the next, Firestone steadfastly rolls on

From one challenge to the next, Firestone steadfastly rolls on

As IndyCar approaches the 10th running of the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, it’s a good time to reflect on the value Firestone brings as a Series partner.

New year, new beginnings for Hinchcliffe

New year, new beginnings for Hinchcliffe

With a new sponsor, a new engineering team, a new powerplant, and a new promotional gig with Honda Canada to contend with in 2014, James Hinchcliffe is looking at a lot of change for the coming season. But he’s taking it all very much in stride.

Simona’s void must not be filled in haste

Simona’s void must not be filled in haste

Simona de Silvestro’s departure for F1 will no doubt ignite discussion of whether IndyCar needs another female racer on the grid when the series lands in St. Petersburg. MFW’s Steph Wallcraft argues that artificially wedging in a replacement would undermine women in all corners of the sport.

Seven-month season with earlier, international start planned for 2015: Miles

Seven-month season with earlier, international start planned for 2015: Miles

Hulman and Co. CEO Mark Miles recently spoke to MFW’s Paul Dalbey regarding plans to begin the 2015 IndyCar Series schedule earlier, possibly as early as January, with a stint of three international races. He also revealed plans for an expanded Leaders Circle program and said he would be “disappointed” if a title sponsor is not in place for 2014.

Michigan International Speedway and ISC “as a whole” interested in IndyCar: MIS President

Michigan International Speedway and ISC “as a whole” interested in IndyCar: MIS President

Earlier today at the Performance Racing Industry trade show in Indianapolis, Michigan International Speedway President Roger Curtis told MFW’s Paul Dalbey that MIS and ISC “as a whole” are interested in bringing IndyCar back to their racetracks. He also said he expects to see IndyCar back at MIS in three to five years, though not before 2016.