Tag: Simon Pagenaud

Push to Pass [S3E15] – The Speedway Lives Up to It’s Name

Things are starting to feel normal again. Even these hour-long episodes! But I think it’s only fitting when we are lucky enough to have all four of us on, and especially during this Month of May when we are inundated with news and stories every day. Heck, every hour of every day, really. I made

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Mecum’s May Connection to Karam and Pagenaud

Today, Tuesday May 16th, marks the first day of car auctions at the Indiana State Fairgrounds with Mecum! If you’re in the area, make sure you head over and check it out this week. Even if you’re not in the market to purchase one of the vehicles, you can treat it like an auto show

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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

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Full Throttle Recap: Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix

The first night race of the Verizon IndyCar Series season started out with a domino effect crash. Mikhail Aleshin was the catalyst, losing grip down low on the track on lap 1, spinning and collecting Sebastien Bourdais and Max Chilton on his way to the outside wall. Marco Andretti’s night was consequently ended when he

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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

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First Practice at Barber Highlights Defending Race Winner and Previous Victors

Defending race winner and series champion, Simon Pagenaud, ran fastest in the morning… er, excuse me, the afternoon practice session today at Barber Motorsports Park. The first day of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama is running on an hour delay. Not confusing at all for this Eastern-time-zoner. Seriously though, this first practice was

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Honda Tops Morning IndyCar Practice in Long Beach

LONG BEACH, California — The streets of Long Beach are screaming again with the glorious sounds of speeding Indy cars! The Verizon IndyCar Series took to the track this morning for the first practice of the annual race weekend in southern California. The backdrop of the ocean and marina are almost as beautiful as that

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2017 Starts on High Note for IndyCar, Points Toward Thrilling Season Ahead

Six IndyCar Series champions. Five Indianapolis 500 winners. Fifteen IndyCar race winners. Fifteen IndyCar pole-sitters. That’s the depth of the current Verizon IndyCar Series field. The talent is undeniable, from the veterans with years of experience and packed racing resumes, to the rookie, sophomores, and third-year drivers whose ability to learn under pressure and apply

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Push to Pass Podcast 49 – A Sit Down with Simon Pagenaud, Verizon IndyCar Series Champion

The day after Indianapolis and the IndyCar family came together to celebrate the new Verizon IndyCar Series Champion, Simon Pagenaud, the Push to Pass podcast had the opportunity to pick his brain. Dusty and I sat down with Simon to discuss the year, how it’s all sinking in, the lack of sleep, and delve into

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