Archive for the ‘INDYCAR PR’ Category

Saavedra Penalized for full-course yellow infraction at Long Beach

Saavedra Penalized for full-course yellow infraction at Long Beach

INDYCAR has fined Sebastian Saavedra $10,000 and placed him on probation through the Indianapolis 500.

Conway scores second win on the streets of Long Beach

Conway scores second win on the streets of Long Beach

[INDYCAR PR] Mike Conway won the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach for the second time in four years, becoming the unexpected winner of the 40th annual race.

Hunter-Reay takes Verizon P1 Award in Long Beach

Hunter-Reay takes Verizon P1 Award in Long Beach

[INDYCAR PR] Ryan Hunter-Reay qualified second for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach in 2010, ’11 and ’13 with one victory to represent the efforts. On April 13, he’ll start the 40th annual race on the temporary street circuit from the inside of the front row.

Power notches first win of 2014 at Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Power notches first win of 2014 at Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

[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.

Hot quotes from the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Hot quotes from the Firestone 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.

Belli joins INDYCAR as Director of Aerodynamic Development

Belli joins INDYCAR as Director of Aerodynamic Development

[INDYCAR PR] INDYCAR announced today that longtime development and race engineer Tino Belli will join the sanctioning body’s technical group as Director of Aerodynamic Development in early April.

Dario Franchitti to drive Camaro Z/28 pace car at Indianapolis

Dario Franchitti to drive Camaro Z/28 pace car at Indianapolis

[IMS/Chevrolet/CGR PR] Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti will drive a 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 to pace the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 25. It’s the eighth time a Camaro has served as the pace car, starting in 1967 – and the 25th time a Chevrolet has paced the race.

INDYCAR officials discussing possible return to Brazil in 2015

INDYCAR officials discussing possible return to Brazil in 2015

INDYCAR officials have confirmed they are in discussions for the Verizon IndyCar Series to return as soon as 2015.

INDYCAR enhances points format for Verizon IndyCar Series championships

INDYCAR enhances points format for Verizon IndyCar Series championships

[INDYCAR PR] INDYCAR announced today that it will enhance the points scoring format that will decide the Verizon IndyCar Series drivers’ and entrants’ championships.

Power leads as Honda and Chevrolet split top 10 at final day of Spring Training

Power leads as Honda and Chevrolet split top 10 at final day of Spring Training

[INDYCAR PR] For the second consecutive day, Will Power topped the time chart as Verizon IndyCar Series wrapped up a two-day Open Test at Barber Motorsports Park. Also for the second consecutive day, Honda and Chevrolet split the top 10 on the time sheet.

Team Penske 1-2-3 leads shortened first day at Spring Training

Team Penske 1-2-3 leads shortened first day at Spring Training

[INDYCAR PR] The scheduled seven hours on the 2.38-mile, 17-turn road course were cut in half because of a chill and mist in the morning of day one, but Montoya and teammates Will Power and Helio Castroneves made the most of their combined 154 laps.

New rules allow teams to carry tires forward to future events

New rules allow teams to carry tires forward to future events

[INDYCAR PR] Verizon IndyCar Series teams will benefit from new regulations regarding Firestone tire allotment written into the 2014 series rulebook. Each entry will receive credit for new tires remaining from its race event allotment.