Archive for the ‘Manufacturer PR’ Category
[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.
[Honda Canada PR] Honda Canada and James Hinchcliffe have entered into a one-year partnership that will see the ‘Mayor of Hinchtown’ working with Honda to promote the Honda brand across Canada.
[CGR PR] In a press conference Friday at the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston, Chip Ganassi Racing confirmed an expansion to four cars to welcome Tony Kanaan to the team and announced a move to Chevrolet powerplants for the 2014 season.
[Firestone PR] Bridgestone Americas’s Firestone brand will remain the sole tire supplier to the IZOD IndyCar Series through the 2018 race season.
[Firestone PR] Bridgestone Americas announced today that Al Speyer, executive director of motorsports, intends to retire in 2013 after 38 years with the company.
[INDYCAR Calendar PR] UMP is proud to announce the release of the official 2013 INDYCAR wall calendar, a must-have for any racing enthusiast.
[Firestone PR] The new Firestone Firehawk rain tire will serve as more of an “intermediate” rain tire than its “full wet” predecessor.
[Chevrolet PR/INDYCAR PR] The No. 7 Dragon Racing entry driven by Sebastien Bourdais and the No. 6 Dragon Racing entry driven by Katherine Legge will be powered by Chevrolet twin turbo, direct-injected IndyCar V-6 engines effective immediately.
[Honda PR] American Honda and its Honda Performance Development (HPD) subsidiary will power a single-car effort from Team Barracuda-Bryan Herta Autosport for veteran Canadian driver Alex Tagliani at the 2012 Indianapolis 500 and for the remainder of the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series.
[Ignite Games PR] Ignite Game Technologies (“Ignite”) and the IZOD IndyCar Series today announced the Silicon Valley-based video game company will develop the next official IndyCar game and release it on its online racing platform, Simraceway
[Chevrolet PR] Unapproved engine changes will see all 11 entries serve a 10-spot penalty on the starting grid for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
[Firestone PR] Firestone has announced its intention to remain with the IZOD IndyCar Series through 2014 and renewed its commitment as official tire and title sponsor of Firestone Indy Lights through 2012.