Schmidt Peterson Motorsports and Meyer-Shank Racing: Chasing a dream at Mid-Ohio

Most people like to start their work day with coffee. I prefer to start mine with giggly racecar drivers. The Schmidt Peterson Motorsports drivers are at a total of 3 this weekend, thanks to Meyer-Shank Racing being present at their home track of Mid-Ohio, with Jack Harvey behind the wheel of the No. 60 Honda.... Continue Reading →

Hinchcliffe bumped from field of 33

Where do I even start? For years, fans of IndyCar have complained that Bump Day wasn’t legitimate anymore, they wanted that drama and pressure back. As the Month of May drew nearer and nearer, it became clear that we would have one this season. 35 entries and only 33 grid positions. What became apparent yesterday... Continue Reading →

Hinchcliffe Identifies Rare Canadian Bird at Watkins Glen

(WATKINS GLEN, NY) - James Hinchcliffe is everyone’s favorite funny-guy in the paddock, but when he gets behind the wheel of that black and gold No. 5 Arrow SPM Honda, he’s all business. And today, that business was ornithology. We’ve learned a lot about Hinch recently - first it was his natural talent of dance,... Continue Reading →

Team Penske is the Common Theme Across Honda Indy Toronto Practices

Unlike last year, I am not in Canada for the Honda Indy Toronto this weekend. Initially those reasons as to why, were related to work, but as it turns out I needed to be home for a family situation. I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else. The Verizon IndyCar Series, the work I am privileged... Continue Reading →

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 →

Anatomy of an Accident: The Tenth and Final Caution of the ‘500’

After the jaw-dropping carnage of the first caution... a plethora of engine retirements, some debris and two single-car incidents yielded another eight yellow flags. The final caution of the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil was a spectacular wreck involving five cars, all running in the front half of the... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

Will History Repeat at Barber?

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... Continue Reading →

Full Throttle Recap: Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

Last year at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, the Verizon IndyCar Series went caution-free. That was not the case this year. The first caution came on the first lap when Charlie Kimball (No. 83 Tresiba Honda, Ganassi Racing) went side by side with WIll Power (No. 12 Verizon Chevy, Team Penske) around the... Continue Reading →

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