Posts Tagged ‘Will Power’
[INDYCAR PR] Will Power earned his second consecutive Verizon P1 Award for Saturday’s Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway with a two-lap average speed of 218.896 mph on the 1.455-mile, high-banked oval.
Will Power should never have been penalized in race 2 at Detroit, and if we as fans and observers of the sport are going to climb onto social media and squeal at every little thing then we need to make darned sure that we’re sending IndyCar consistent messages about the type of racing we want to see.
[INDYCAR PR] Will Power overtook race leader Ryan Briscoe on a Lap 60 restart and then held off Graham Rahal over a 10-lap sprint to win Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans Dual 1.
[INDYCAR PR] Will Power has quite a successful record with two wins in the past four Verizon IndyCar Series races at Barber Motorsports Park. The Team Penske driver has another shot toward stretching his championship lead in the April 27 Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama.
[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.