Posts Tagged ‘Will Power’
[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.
[INDYCAR PR] For the second consecutive day, Will Power topped the time chart as Verizon IndyCar Series wrapped up a two-day Open Test at Barber Motorsports Park. Also for the second consecutive day, Honda and Chevrolet split the top 10 on the time sheet.
Scott Dixon, who entered the 19th race of the season with a 25-point advantage over title rival Helio Castroneves, secured his third series championship in the past decade in his 220th Indy car start. Will Power, who lost the championship on this racetrack last year, won his third race of the season by 1.4883 seconds over 2012 race winner Ed Carpenter, who earned his first podium finish of the season.
Click here to read the official INDYCAR report from race 2 at the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston.
On this week’s More Front Wing podcast, Verizon Team Penske’s Will Power joins us to give his views on the major incidents he’s been involved in recently, and we’re joined by Brian Carroccio of Auto Racing 1 who helps us break down the action from the Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT.
Will Power has very clear explanations for both of the hot-button incidents in the IZOD IndyCar Series over the past couple of weeks, and he doesn’t have very kind words for the disbelievers and conspiracy theorists. He does, however, have words of support for IZOD IndyCar Series race director Beaux Barfield.
Will Power enters this year’s end game as a mere observer for the first time since he signed on full-time with Roger Penske before the 2010 season. Chad examines the increasing pressure on Will Power as his winless streak draws ever longer.
It’s hard to believe, but it’s been almost a year since Will Power last visited victory lane. Chad asks: What has happened to Penske’s perennial championship hopeful?
Counterpoint is back for another year! In this first edition of 2013, Paul and Steph argue whether Power will be able to put St. Petersburg behind him and put together another run for the title.
Paul looks back on Saturday’s events of the 2013 Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.
Paul highlights opening day at the 2013 Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.