Four-time IndyCar Champions Andretti Autosport announced its 2014 INDYCAR lineup today during the team’s 2014 Launch event at its Indianapolis headquarters.
The big events concerning this year’s race were the many changes made at the Speedway since last year’s race, the subsequent drop in speed, the retirement of two of the race’s four-time winners, the unexpected failure of another former winner to qualify for the race, and the outstanding performance of one of the most popular rookies in Speedway history.
[ArmsUp PR] ArmsUp Motorsports has signed two of their four drivers to contest in the 2014 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship powered by Mazda: American racer Peter Portante and Canadian racer James Dayson.
[IMS PR] Andy Granatelli — known appropriately as “Mister 500″ — understood better than anyone the spirit and challenge of the Indianapolis 500, said J. Douglas Boles, President of IMS.
Hulman and Co. CEO Mark Miles recently spoke to MFW’s Paul Dalbey regarding plans to begin the 2015 IndyCar Series schedule earlier, possibly as early as January, with a stint of three international races. He also revealed plans for an expanded Leaders Circle program and said he would be “disappointed” if a title sponsor is not in place for 2014.
Dario Franchitti spoke to the media recently for the first time since his retirement after his crash at the Grand Prix of Houston. The full transcript of the press conference can be found here.
It’s our 100th episode, and we’ve dedicated it to IndyCar’s loyal fans! Hear from folks from Speedway, Indiana to the UK and Australia and everywhere in between about their favorite stories and moments as fans and observers of IndyCar racing.
[Foyt PR] Takuma Sato will continue as driver of A.J. Foyt’s No. 14 ABC Supply Honda for the 2014 IndyCar Series.
[Fan Force United PR] After a season on the sidelines, Fan Force United is excited to announce their return to Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires, with Mazda Road to Indy veteran Scott Anderson leading their return to competition.
Our USF2000 blogger, Daniel Burkett, tested with his team Belardi Auto Racing at last week’s Chris Griffis Memorial Test. There, he got his first taste of P1 in this series. And now he’s hungry for more.
What’s your best memory of your time as an IndyCar fan? We’re gathering 100 fan memories for our 100th More Front Wing podcast, and we want to hear yours!
[Belardi PR] Alex Baron, who made his debut in USF2000 in 2013 for the last two rounds at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and the Grand Prix of Houston, is the first driver in the Belardi Indy Lights line-up for 2014.