Racing is strong in traditions. Those traditions continued today at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The pole-sitter of the IndyCar Grand Prix has gone on to win the race every year except in its inaugural year. Will Power, in his No. 12 Verizon Chevy, has now accomplished that feat three times. His 51st pole this past Friday […]Read More Full Throttle Recap: IndyCar Grand Prix
Alright. I’m pretty sure Turn 5 at Barber Motorsports Park has its own gravitational pull. That pull is strongest when Indy cars are in orbit nearby. The No. 10 Ganassi Honda of Ed Jones ended up triggering the first red flag of practice, when he needed assistance from AMR Rescue to be pulled from the […]Read More Power and Wickens are ones to watch in Saturday Qualifying at Barber
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 […]Read More Full Throttle Recap: IndyCar Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Helio Castroneves continues to break records and climb the all-time career lists, in this, his 20th year of Indy car racing. He tied the great Bobby Unser for 49 career pole positions tonight when he won the Verizon P1 Award at Phoenix International Raceway for the second year in a row. It’s also his second […]Read More Castroneves Shatters Record with 49th Pole, Shares Legend Status with Kanaan
They say that best way to predict the future is to study past behavior. If that’s true, then we should see a Team Penske driver holding up the Verizon P1 Award by the end of the day. But, will it be one of the drivers who has already won a pole position at Barber Motorsports […]Read More Will History Repeat at Barber?
Six IndyCar Series champions. Five Indianapolis 500 winners. Fifteen IndyCar race winners. Fifteen IndyCar pole-sitters. That’s the depth of the current Verizon IndyCar Series field. The talent is undeniable, from the veterans with years of experience and packed racing resumes, to the rookie, sophomores, and third-year drivers whose ability to learn under pressure and apply […]Read More 2017 Starts on High Note for IndyCar, Points Toward Thrilling Season Ahead
Qualifications for the first dual on the shores of Belle Isle in Detroit, MI are complete. Simon Pagenaud, the resident “it driver” of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar season reminded everyone that he is not done with his reign at the top of the charts. The Team Penske driver had an Indianapolis 500 experience he is […]Read More Simon Pagenaud: He’s at it Again!
Simon Pagenaud finished in the runner-up position at Phoenix International Speedway on April 2nd, the same result he landed in the season opener at St. Petersburg just three weeks ago. This marks his best career finish on an oval track and also boosts him into the points lead. “I just want to say… how much […]Read More Team Chevy Dominates IndyCar Return to Phoenix
Mikhail Aleshin returns to the Verizon IndyCar Series full-time after nearly a year’s absence. The Russian driver made one appearance last year, in the IndyCar season finale at Sonoma where he finished an impressive P10. He has spent most of his past year testing and racing sportscars in the European Le Mans series with AF […]Read More New Kids on the Block and Familiar Faces Back on Track