Archive for the ‘IndyCar team PR’ Category
[Lazier PR] Team adds respected engineer David Cripps; Briggs & Stratton joins sponsor line-up
[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 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.
[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.
[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.
[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).
[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.
[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.
[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.
[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.
[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.
[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.