Sato Surprises, Breaks Record in Detroit

The different format of this morning’s Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit – Dual II qualifications yielded a red flag, record breaking runs and even some premature celebration. The first group had a relatively uneventful 12 minutes on track, included Andretti Autosport driver James Hinchcliffe. Hinchcliffe led the group with the fastest lap, clocking in at... Continue Reading →

Dual in Detroit – Dual II Qualifications Format

Yesterday morning I broke down the typical qualifying format with the Verizon IndyCar Series – the segmented process that leads to the Firestone Fast 6 and then the Verizon P1 Award. Today, we will have a different qualifying format for the second dual in the Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit. The field will still be... Continue Reading →

Power & Rahal put the DUAL in Detroit

Well. That was crazy. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. Heck, I said it as recently as my articles this afternoon… The Verizon IndyCar Series is the definition of unpredictable. This afternoon proved it to be true, yet again. Even the winner of the Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit I... agrees! In... Continue Reading →

Helio & Hinch Will Lead Field to Green in Detroit Dual I

Helio Castroneves achieved his first series career win on Belle Isle back in 2000. Today he starts from the pole position in Dual I of the Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit. Castroneves out-raced James Hinchcliffe, Jack Hawksworth, Mike Conway, Ryan Briscoe and Penske teammate, Juan Pablo Montoya in the Firestone Fast 6 competition to attain... Continue Reading →

Dual in Detroit – Dual I Qualifications Format

Good morning from beautiful Belle Isle Park, located between the cities of Detroit, Michigan USA and Windsor, Ontario CAN! The isle is quickly coming to life, preparing for IndyCar qualifications at 8:35 AM EST for Dual I of the Chevrolet Indy Dual in Setroit. I have for you the qualification groups and a quick breakdown... Continue Reading →

History Repeating Itself? Pagenaud & Conway, Top Times in Detroit

Two very familiar names on Belle Isle found themselves atop the fastest laps chart in the second practice session for the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix today - Simon Pagenaud, driver of the #77 for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports and Mike Conway, driver of the #20 for Ed Carpenter Racing. Conway & Pagenaud were the... Continue Reading →

Hunter-Reay Hot in Detroit, Fresh Off Indy 500 Win

Andretti Autosport driver, Ryan Hunter-Reay, was one of the last cars to take the track in this morning’s practice session on Belle Isle for the Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit, but man does he know how to make a fashionably-late entrance! He came out strong, grabbing the top of the timing charts with a 1:20.1399,... Continue Reading →

Track Tech: Verizon Wireless' Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Tablet

During the month of May, I was honored to cover the Verizon IndyCar Series events as a Social Media Influencer on behalf of Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the generosity of Verizon Wireless. Upon arrival to the Speedway, prior to the Grand Prix of Indianapolis, a team of us were greeted and offered tablets to use... Continue Reading →

Track Tech: Verizon Wireless at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Welcome to a new segment of my blog here on More Than a Fan Wheels. I will be working with Verizon Wireless to bring you information about how they are introducing new technology to the Verizon IndyCar Series. From efficient use of their networks at the tracks themselves, to new products and technology available to... Continue Reading →

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