Tag: Marco Andretti

Could Mid-Ohio be Proving Grounds for Andretti Autosport?

Alexander Rossi could be on the verge of a breakthrough in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Two weeks ago, he achieved his best finish since his victory at the Indianapolis 500 in 2016, with a P2 on the Streets of Toronto. The driver of the No. 98 Andretti Autosport Honda had it dialed in this morning

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Defending Race Winner and Hometown Hero Fight to Lead First Practice at Mid-Ohio

Simon Pagenaud is back in the easily-identifiable Menard’s yellow livery this weekend at Mid-Ohio. It’s a different look than last year’s car, when he ran the PPG colors (on the No. 2 of Josef Newgarden this weekend) and won the Honda Indy 200 for the first time in his career. What is familiar however, is

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Alonso’s First Day in Traffic, Andretti Tops Speed Chart

The first day of Indianapolis 500 practice yielded quick lap times, and 11 caution periods. Only one of those caution flags was waved due to an on-track incident. Around 4:00 p.m., Jack Harvey made contact with the SAFER Barrier in Turn 2 as he was exiting pit lane on to the track. The car spun

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Andretti Outruns Team Penske in Second Practice at Barber

The Andretti Autosport family is no stranger to victory at Barber Motorsports Park – they won two years in a row with the No. 28 of Ryan Hunter-Reay, who grabbed the first of those wins from the pole position in 2013. Now, Hunter-Reay’s teammate, Marco Andretti is looking to cash in on all the progress

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Andretti Continues to Push Toward Front of Field

LONG BEACH, California — I know what I said at the end of my morning piece – that I’d bet on Penske for the pole position this weekend. But man oh man, I have to tell you that Andretti Autosport is making me rethink my strategy. Funny enough, Marco Andretti was quickest of his teammates

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Honda Shows Muscle in First IndyCar Practice of 2017

  Eight out of ten. That’s how team Honda finished the first practice session at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg this morning. Marco Andretti (No. 27, Andretti Autosport) led the IndyCar field with a best lap time of 1:03.7559, ahead of Tony Kanaan (No. 10, Chip Ganassi Racing Teams) and Scott Dixon (No.

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Marco Andretti: Clear Mind and Determined Spirit

Last week, I was honored to take part in Media Day for the Verizon IndyCar Series. 21 drivers came through our room in a short 7 hours – recapping their 2016 seasons, telling us what they were looking forward to in 2017, and answering questions about their career, aspirations, and off-season happenings. Lots of jokes,

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IndyCar’s Next Generation of Awesome

Ever the comedian, James Hinchcliffe was on point with his routine on Media Day morning. He even joked when fielding questions about his injury in Turn 3 of IMS last year, saying they, “Went a bit off piece – literally and metaphorically.” But it wasn’t all fun and games. He divulged some information about a neck

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From Detroit to Texas, IndyCar Underdogs Are Having Their Day

The past week presented us with two fantastic examples of on-track Verizon IndyCar Series talent. We started the week on Sunday with the second race of the Dual in Detroit and ended it on Saturday in Fort Worth, Texas. The tracks couldn’t be any different – the former a temporary street circuit on a island

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Montoya Will Lead Field to Green in Rainy Race 2

Today marks the second time this season that Juan Pablo Montoya will start from the pole position in the field. Both instances were also the result of weather conditions that cancelled/discontinued qualifying sessions for the Verizon IndyCar Series. His first pole position in 2015 was over the second race weekend of the year, at NOLA

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