Rossi Outruns Team Penske Friday Morning at Road America

Alexander Rossi paced the field this morning for the first Verizon IndyCar Series practice of the Kohler Grand Prix weekend at Road America. The sophomore year driver ran 1:43.3285 lap, edging out Simon Pagenaud’s best lap of 1:43.5625.  INDYCAR PRACTICE 1 RESULTS – KOHLER GP, ROAD AMERICA Rossi, driver of the No. 98 Napa Andretti Honda, has one win to his name and it may be the most prestigious race win title, as it was that of the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500. He hasn’t landed a Verizon P1 Award yet and while it’s still a bit too early … Continue reading Rossi Outruns Team Penske Friday Morning at Road America

Push to Pass Podcast in association with Live Full Throttle: Simon Pagenaud at Road America

Team Penske driver, Simon Pagenaud, returns to Road America this weekend, 10 years after his Champ Car Atlantics Championship win. The National Park of Speed was the 12th and final round in the 2006 Atlantics season and where he clinched, what he refers to as, his “ticket to become a professional racer.”   We also discuss how incredible the DW12 is as a racecar, contrary to some comments we hear nowadays. Pagenaud doesn’t believe any other open-wheel car on the planet is as fast as an Indy car right now and he was just short of gushing about how highly … Continue reading Push to Pass Podcast in association with Live Full Throttle: Simon Pagenaud at Road America

Newgarden Cleared for Friday Practice Sessions at Road America

Earlier this week, the entry list for the Verizon IndyCar Series return to Road America was released. The name of Josef Newgarden was listed as the driver of the No. 21 Direct Supply Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet – a surprising listing, seeing that he suffered fractures to the wrist and clavicle at the start of last week. The injuries occurred during a very scary crash at the Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday, June 12th. The Firestone 600 race was delayed multiple times over the weekend due to rain, and ultimately suspended with a restart date of August 27th. The accident … Continue reading Newgarden Cleared for Friday Practice Sessions at Road America