Archive for the ‘INDYCAR PR’ Category
[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.
[IMS PR] The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Verizon IndyCar Series will be holding a pep rally on Monument Circle in Downtown Indianapolis on May 7, 2014. Various Verizon IndyCar Series Drivers will gather to help the City of Indianapolis prepare for an action-packed, speed-filled month of May.
[INDYCAR PR] INDYCAR officials have fined Andretti-HVM $2,000 for actions during the April 27 Verizon IndyCar Series race at Barber Motorsports Park.
[INDYCAR PR] It didn’t faze the drivers that they were crossing the Yard of Bricks on the front straight in a clockwise direction. “But every time I’m on pit lane and looking at the cars going out it just doesn’t look right,” said Ryan Briscoe, who was second quickest overall at 1 minute, 9.6558 seconds in the No. 8 NTT Data car for Ganassi Racing. “It’s just a lot of fun to drive and fun to be learning a new track.”
[INDYCAR PR] The Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Green Flag waved 2 hours, 30 minutes late, but for Ryan Hunter-Reay it was well worth the wait.
[INDYCAR PR] Will Power has quite a successful record with two wins in the past four Verizon IndyCar Series races at Barber Motorsports Park. The Team Penske driver has another shot toward stretching his championship lead in the April 27 Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama.
[INDYCAR PR] A total of 50 points have been deducted from Chevrolet’s manufacturer championship total and Honda’s total has been reduced by 30 points for violation of engine sporting regulations.
INDYCAR has fined Sebastian Saavedra $10,000 and placed him on probation through the Indianapolis 500.
[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.
[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.
[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.
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.