Archive for the ‘INDYCAR PR’ Category
[IndyCar PR] INDYCAR announced a modification to restart procedures today that stipulates the Verizon IndyCar Series will utilize single-file restarts at all remaining events this season. The series previously employed double-file restarts on all oval tracks, except the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and single-file restarts on all road and street course events.
[INDYCAR PR] Will Power earned his second consecutive Verizon P1 Award for Saturday’s Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway with a two-lap average speed of 218.896 mph on the 1.455-mile, high-banked oval.
[INDYCAR PR] Helio Castroneves climbed the fence at Belle Isle again — 14 years after his signature victory celebration was born following his first Indy car win in 2000 in the Motor City.
[INDYCAR PR] Will Power overtook race leader Ryan Briscoe on a Lap 60 restart and then held off Graham Rahal over a 10-lap sprint to win Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans Dual 1.
Ryan Hunter-Reay, driving the No. 28 DHL car for Andretti Autosport, held off three-time Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves by a hair-raising .0600 of a second — the second-closest margin of victory in the history of the event — in a six-lap shootout to claim his first Indy 500 victory.
INDYCAR has handed out penalties to Chevrolet, Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, and Team Penske following the Grand Prix of Indianapolis.
Andretti Autosport driver James Hinchcliffe was reevaluated by INDYCAR medical personnel but has not been cleared to drive
[INDYCAR PR] Simon Pagenaud had just enough fuel left to make history, winning the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis.
[INDYCAR PR] Verizon IndyCar Series drivers have said to “expect the unexpected” on the new Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course for the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis. Sebastian Saavedra earning the Verizon P1 Award fits into that category.
[IMS PR] Carlos Huertas, Jack Hawksworth, Mikhail Aleshin, Martin Plowman, and Sage Karam all completed the Indianapolis 500 Rookie Orientation Program at Indianapolis Motor Speedway earlier today.
[INDYCAR PR] INDYCAR announced today it is exploring a prospective Verizon IndyCar Series race at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, La. The announcement of the potential event, which would be known as the INDYCAR Grand Prix of Louisiana and organized by Andretti Sports Marketing, was made jointly today with Gov. Bobby Jindal and Laney Chouest, owner of NOLA Motorsports Park.