Looking back at IndyCar 2018, Part II: Belle Isle to Mid-Ohio

This is part 2 of a 3-part series on Live Full Throttle, looking back on the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season as we approach the finale weekend at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California. The only double-header on the schedule takes place in Detroit every summer and will continue to do so for many years to... Continue Reading →

Andretti Autosport sweeps Detroit Grand Prix poles, New Firestone Firehawk rain tires make debut

Alexander Rossi collected his third career pole today, in the wet conditions of the 14-turn 2.35 mile temporary street circuit on Belle Isle. The Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear Race 2 qualifications rounds produced two red flags, one in each session, which saw Tony Kanaan and Josef Newgarden get parked and give up... Continue Reading →

Dixon further solidifies his place in Indy car history with Race 1 win in Detroit

Where do we even start? Scott Dixon, man. He’s the master of open-wheel racing. That pretty much sums it up, but let’s give him the props he deserves, even if actually achieving that is nearly impossible. Earlier today, Dixon captured another win on Belle Isle, the first being in 2012. He started P2 in the... Continue Reading →

Let the haters hate, Andretti’s focus is unshakable

Like you needed more proof that this current Verizon IndyCar Series field of talent is stacked - we have yet another pole winner for the Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear. Marco Andretti, piloting the No. 26 AutoNation Andretti Autosport Honda, ran in Group 2 this morning, battling his teammate Ryan Hunter-Reay and rookie Robert... Continue Reading →

Ready or not, it’s race day in Detroit

“Fallin’ too fast to prepare for this.” That’s a line from one my favorite Imagine Dragons songs. It made me smirk as it played in my ears when I sat down to write just now. It’s been a day so far, you guys. But hey, that’s life. You’re not always ready for things, even when... Continue Reading →

Twice the victor in Detroit, Bourdais tops Friday morning practice

Two red flags interrupted the Detroit Grand Prix morning practice for the Verizon IndyCar Series. The first of those events was when the No. 32 Juncos Racing Chevrolet of Rene Binder made contact with the Turn 11 tire barrier, 36 minutes in to the session. The AMR Safety Team was able to restart the car... Continue Reading →

RLL Racing looking to ‘make magic happen again’ at Belle Isle

Here we are, back in Detroit for the only doubleheader weekend of the Verizon IndyCar Series season. Two practices, two qualifying sessions, and two races (across a two-nation space, technically speaking) will fill up the next three days on Belle Isle, with the city skyline of downtown Detroit keeping a watchful eye. Sitting here in... Continue Reading →

Push to Pass [S3E17] – From the Streets of Detroit to the Heat of Texas

Dusty and I were the only two causing trouble on this episode, so enjoy our review of Detroit Race 2 and the entire double-header weekend. We also look ahead to the Rainguard 600 at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend - with practices and qualifying happening today! Can Graham Rahal defend his winning title in Texas... Continue Reading →

IndyCar 2015: Ready, Set, Race – Part I of II

Here we go. The 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season is set in place. Dates, locations, times and broadcast syndicates are all public knowledge. Media and fans alike can plan their Spring & Summer travel and they can look forward to yet another incredible year of race competition. While some teams and drivers are as solid... Continue Reading →

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