Archive for the ‘INDYCAR PR’ Category
After four seasons as an Official Series Partner, Verizon has become the entitlement sponsor for the IndyCar Series.
Earlier today, Schmidt Peterson Motosports co-owners Sam Schmidt and Ric Peterson announced that the team will field an Indianapolis 500 entry for 1995 Indianapolis 500 winner Jacques Villeneuve. An edited selection of key quotes from the announcement is presented here.
[INDYCAR PR] INDYCAR announced today enhancements to the bonus structure and the 21 entrants that will be part of its Leaders Circle program for the 2014 IndyCar Series season.
[INDYCAR PR] Bourdais extended the streak of IndyCar Series drivers to win the twice-around-the-clock Rolex 24 at Daytona to four consecutive years.
[INDYCAR PR] More than a dozen IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy drivers will compete in the 52nd race this weekend on the 3.56-mile circuit at Daytona International Speedway, including reigning IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon, 2013 Indianapolis 500 winner Tony Kanaan and 2012 series champion Hunter-Reay.
Dario Franchitti spoke to the media recently for the first time since his retirement after his crash at the Grand Prix of Houston. The full transcript of the press conference can be found here.
[INDYCAR PR] INDYCAR announced today that Chevrolet and Honda will provide distinct aerodynamic configurations for the IndyCar Series chassis beginning in 2015.
[INDYCAR PR] The 2014 IndyCar Series television schedule will feature three weekends of ABC coverage at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, including the network’s 50th consecutive telecast of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on Sunday, May 25. NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) will televise 13 races, including 11 in a row that culminates with the season finale on Labor Day weekend at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.
[INDYCAR PR] Team Penske’s newest driver, Juan Pablo Montoya, sampled his Chevrolet-powered Indy car for the first time on Nov. 25 during the first day of a two-day test at Sebring International Raceway.
[INDYCAR PR] Full-season IndyCar Series teams will have a total of 18 test days to be used in any combination of engine manufacturer tests, team tests, Open Tests, straight line and full-sized wind tunnel tests through the 2014 season finale at Auto Club Speedway.
C.J. O’Donnell and Jay Frye have been named to executive positions at Hulman Motorsports, completing the formation of Mark Miles’s executive team.
Mike King will step down as chief announcer of the IMS Radio Network on November 1.