Full Throttle Recap: Dual I of Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix

The Indy car race on Belle Isle first ran in 1992. Bobby Rahal won that inaugural event, and yesterday his son Graham added to his family legacy by dominating the first race at the now titled, Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix. He’s the first American to win in Detroit since 1996 when Michael Andretti won, and... Continue Reading →

Ohio-native Rahal Claims Pole for Detroit Race 1

The rust-belt ties are strong on Saturday at the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix. For the first time in 8 years, RLL Racing driver and Ohio-native, Graham Rahal will have clean air at the start of his race. In a last minute… or late minute… call by race control, it was determined that Helio Castroneves who... Continue Reading →

Castroneves and Rahal Pace Friday Practices in Detroit

RLL driver Graham Rahal found some speed Friday morning in Detroit when he topped the first practice with a 1:15.3328 lap on the 13-turn street circuit. His best performance on Belle Isle was in 2015 when he started P5 and finished on the podium in third for Race 2. This weekend marks his 7th time... Continue Reading →

Team Penske Back on Pole; Rahal & Kimball Have Sights Set on Success in Motor City

Two weekends ago, Scott Dixon and Chip Ganassi Racing ended a Team Penske streak. Up until the Indianapolis 500, Penske cars led every 2015 race field to the green flag. This weekend in Detroit, they've fallen right back into their routine. Will Power clinched his second Verizon P1 Award of the year this afternoon, when... Continue Reading →

Doubleheader in Detroit Accompanied by Drizzle

I haven’t been to Detroit since this past winter when I attended the North American International Auto Show at the Cobo Center. I enjoy attending that show because it’s a great way to break up the long off-season and enjoy incredible cars, even if they are silent. This weekend in Detroit, in stark contrast, is... Continue Reading →

Castroneves Climbs Fence & Points Board

The second dual in Detroit was not as much a fight to the finish as the first dual this weekend, with Helio Castroneves putting 13 seconds between himself and P2 at one point and ultimately winning by nearly 2 seconds at the finish line. Although less of a nail-biter than the battle between Will Power... 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 →

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