Archive for the ‘IndyCar team PR’ Category

Lazier Partners Racing adds Cripps for Indy 500

Lazier Partners Racing adds Cripps for Indy 500

[Lazier PR] Team adds respected engineer David Cripps; Briggs & Stratton joins sponsor line-up

Pippa Mann to run Dale Coyne No. 63 in Indy 500 in partnership with Susan G. Komen

Pippa Mann to run Dale Coyne No. 63 in Indy 500 in partnership with Susan G. Komen

[Pippa Mann PR] British racing driver Pippa Mann is pleased to announce a partnership with Susan G. Komen, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, for this year’s Indianapolis 500, in a campaign to help raise funds and awareness throughout the month of May.

Ganassi signs Karam to development driver deal, Indianapolis 500 ride

Ganassi signs Karam to development driver deal, Indianapolis 500 ride

[Ganassi PR] Chip Ganassi Racing Teams announced today an agreement with reigning Indy Lights Champion Sage Karam on a multi-year deal as a development driver which will begin with contesting the 2014 Indianapolis 500 through an alliance with Dreyer & Reinbold Kingdom Racing to drive in the No. 22 Chevrolet.

Montagny added to Andretti squad for GP of Indianapolis

Montagny added to Andretti squad for GP of Indianapolis

[Andretti PR] French-native Franck Montagny will return to the Verizon IndyCar Series in May to pilot the No. 26 Honda at the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis.

Buddy Lazier to enter 2014 Indianapolis 500 with Lazier Partners Racing

Buddy Lazier to enter 2014 Indianapolis 500 with Lazier Partners Racing

[Lazier PR] Lazier Partners Racing (LPR) announced today that it will enter the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race with driver Buddy Lazier. It will be the second consecutive year the family-organized team will enter the Greatest Spectacle in Racing.

Former Honda Tech Director Griffiths joins Andretti Autosport as Director of Motorsport Development

Former Honda Tech Director Griffiths joins Andretti Autosport as Director of Motorsport Development

[Andretti PR] Michael Andretti and his championship winning IndyCar racing effort, Andretti Autosport, announced today that industry veteran Roger Griffiths has joined the team as the new Director of Motorsport Development, and will work with all areas of Andretti racing competition including the INDYCAR ladder and Andretti Formula E, as well as Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross (VARX).

RLL transporter damaged by fire en route to St. Petersburg

RLL transporter damaged by fire en route to St. Petersburg

[RLLR PR] The Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) team transporter caught on fire en route to the Verizon IndyCar Series season-opener in St. Petersburg last night.

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.

Ed Carpenter Racing to field Hildebrand at Indianapolis 500

Ed Carpenter Racing to field Hildebrand at Indianapolis 500

[ECR PR] Ed Carpenter Racing today announced that American racer J.R. Hildebrand will be the driver of the team’s second entry in the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race set for May 25 at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Tagliani to drive second Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing entry for Indy 500

Tagliani to drive second Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing entry for Indy 500

[SFHR PR] Veteran Alex Tagliani was announced today as the second driver for Indianapolis-based SFHR in the 2014 edition of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” with the goal of adding more races as the season continues.

Hawksworth joins BHA for 2014

Hawksworth joins BHA for 2014

[BHA PR] Bryan Herta Autosport (BHA) announced today that British racing driver Jack Hawksworth will drive the Honda-powered No. 98 car for the 2014 IndyCar season.

RLL to field Servia for select IndyCar events

RLL to field Servia for select IndyCar events

[RLLR PR] Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that the team will enter a second car for veteran Oriol Servia in select races of the 2014 IndyCar Series season with the intent of adding more as sponsorship details are finalized. Current plans call for Servia to compete in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, the Grand Prix of Indianapolis and the Indianapolis 500.