Tag: Andretti Autosport

Alonso’s First Day in Traffic, Andretti Tops Speed Chart

The first day of Indianapolis 500 practice yielded quick lap times, and 11 caution periods. Only one of those caution flags was waved due to an on-track incident. Around 4:00 p.m., Jack Harvey made contact with the SAFER Barrier in Turn 2 as he was exiting pit lane on to the track. The car spun

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Full Throttle Recap: IndyCar Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The fourth running of the IndyCar Grand Prix was the first one free of cautions in it’s history, dating back to 2014. It was also the first caution-free Verizon IndyCar Series race since the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach in 2016. Unfortunately, that created a parading effect on the event, with only a handful

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Push to Pass [S3E12] – A Sleepy Night in Phoenix and The Mayor Himself

Three Americans, a Brit, and a Canadian walk into a podcast… stop me if you’ve heard this one before. No? Yeah, I didn’t think so. The Mayor of Hinchtown, James Hinchcliffe, joins us to chat about the Verizon IndyCar Series season so far, including his win on the Streets of Long Beach. This week’s 4-part

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Andretti Outruns Team Penske in Second Practice at Barber

The Andretti Autosport family is no stranger to victory at Barber Motorsports Park – they won two years in a row with the No. 28 of Ryan Hunter-Reay, who grabbed the first of those wins from the pole position in 2013. Now, Hunter-Reay’s teammate, Marco Andretti is looking to cash in on all the progress

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First Practice at Barber Highlights Defending Race Winner and Previous Victors

Defending race winner and series champion, Simon Pagenaud, ran fastest in the morning… er, excuse me, the afternoon practice session today at Barber Motorsports Park. The first day of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama is running on an hour delay. Not confusing at all for this Eastern-time-zoner. Seriously though, this first practice was

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Push to Pass Podcast [S3E9] – Just a Little Bit of News to Go Over…

Zach returns to join Adrian and I to review the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach and discuss what might be the biggest story in motorsports over the past decade, if not longer – the announcement of Fernando Alonso competing in the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 with Andretti Autosport. Dusty & I sit

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Jack Harvey Confirmed for Indy 500 Ride with Andretti Autosport

Andretti Autosport announced today in Long Beach that Jack Harvey will be piloting their 5th entry for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500. Auto Nation will be sponsoring Harvey in the No. 50, signifying the 50 million customers that Auto Nation has served. Jack will become part of their Drive Pink campaign in June,

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Andretti Continues to Push Toward Front of Field

LONG BEACH, California — I know what I said at the end of my morning piece – that I’d bet on Penske for the pole position this weekend. But man oh man, I have to tell you that Andretti Autosport is making me rethink my strategy. Funny enough, Marco Andretti was quickest of his teammates

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Steinbrenner Opts for IndyCar over Yankees

Twenty year old George Michael Steinbrenner was born into a family that made their name in the world of sports. He is fully prepared to continue that legend, but his career preference is speed and cars, not baseballs and bats. When asked how he made the choice between continuing the family trade, as it were,

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Push to Pass Podcast [S3E8] – Long Beach Preview

The Blonde and the Brit take over Push to Pass this week! Amazingly, we didn’t burn the place down. Adrian Rickard joined me to co-host the Push to Pass podcast in Zach’s absence (get better soon, buddy!) and while Dusty is covering the Purdue Grand Prix this month for Slipstream Network. Standing Start News recaps

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