Push to Pass Podcast [S3E6] – A Gap in the Schedule

The time between races is not necessarily "down time". Sometimes, these weeks are the busiest during the season because we are in the process of review, preview, testing, and preparing for the next round. The Verizon IndyCar Series tested at Barber Motorsports Park this week in Birmingham, AL - Dusty, Zach, and I discuss the... Continue Reading →

Penalties Abound at The Glen; Dixon Earns Verizon P1 Award

Will Power and his No. 12 Team Penske Chevy crew benefited more than anyone in the Firestone Fast 6 qualifying rounds yesterday. Initially, he did not make it through the first round, running 7th quick in the first group of 11 cars. However, after a conversation between him, Tim Cindric and the IndyCar race stewards,... Continue Reading →

Dixon Leads Chevy Domination in Day One of IndyCar at The Glen

Indy car racing returned to Watkins Glen International this weekend, and Chevy promptly planted their flag on the rolling hills of the infield. The manufacturer occupied the top 4 spots in the morning practice and the top 5 spots in the 2-hour afternoon session. Helio Castroneves, Will Power and Juan Pablo Montoya from Team Penske,... Continue Reading →

IndyCar at Pocono: Rain-Soaked to Sun-Drenched

If yesterday at Pocono Raceway was a temperamental summer day, ending with a storm… today is a fall-esque dream and ripe for racing. The clouds are still lingering, but lacking precipitation concerns. The sun should be shining down on us for the postponed start of the Verizon IndyCar Series ABC Supply 500 contest, this afternoon.... Continue Reading →

IndyCar Practice Proves Pocono Raceway is Equal Parts Spectacular, Unforgiving

Pocono Raceway is magnificent. It was built for open-wheel racing, being modeled after Trenton Speedway, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and the Milwaukee Mile. The Verizon IndyCar Series simply “fits” here. This is my second time at the Long Pond venue, and I forgot how awe-inspiring it can be. I stood at pit out this morning, as... Continue Reading →

Simon Pagenaud: He’s at it Again!

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... Continue Reading →

Simon Pagenaud: Triple Threat and Counting

Five races. Five podiums. Back-to-back pole positions. Three wins in a row. Sequential pole-to-checkered victories. Points lead of 76 going into the Indianapolis 500. The dominance shown by Simon Pagenaud in the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series is undeniable, and he has the champagne-soaked firesuits from all five contests this season to prove it. After a... Continue Reading →

IndyCar Championship Hopefuls Race Toward Astor Cup

Coming in to this finale weekend, the two names on everyone’s lips have been Montoya and Rahal. They are the top two in points and have the best opportunity to become the next Verizon IndyCar Series Champion. The feat would be a first for Graham Rahal and a repeat for Juan Pablo Montoya, who earned... Continue Reading →

IndyCar Drivers Prepare to Set Records in Sonoma

It's hard to comprehend that another season finale is upon us. Seems like only a few weeks ago I was in Fontana, CA, watching Will Power win his first Verizon IndyCar Series Championship. The series is back in California this year for the finale as well, just further up the coast in Sonoma County. The... Continue Reading →

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