Tag: Verizon IndyCar Series

Grand Prix at The Glen: Rossi Claims First IndyCar-career Pole

(WATKINS GLEN, NY) – On the heels of the announcement that Alexander Rossi would be staying with Andretti Autosport in addition to signing a multi-year deal with NAPA AutoParts, the driver of the No. 98 Honda has earned the pole position for the IndyCar Grand Prix at The Glen in a last lap steal from

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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,

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Dixon and Bourdais Share Time at the Top during Saturday Practice

(WATKINS GLEN, NY) – Sebastien Bourdais led about half of the Saturday morning practice at Watkins Glen for the Verizon IndyCar Series. This is his second weekend back with the series since his accident in the month of May. He finished P10 at Gateway Motorsports Park in the No. 18 GEICO Dale Coyne Racing Honda

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Newgarden Believes Championship Battle is ‘Far from over’

(WATKINS GLEN, NY) – The waters are calm again at Team Penske but Josef Newgarden is ready to make waves in the Verizon IndyCar Series. The Tennessee Native has led the 2017 championship points battle since his win at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in July. That win was the second in a row for the

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Push to Pass [S3E29] – Gateway to Awesome, Headed to the Glen w Anthony Martin

(WATKINS GLEN, NY) – Technical issues this week kept me from being able to record alongside Adrian and Gerhett, but I still recorded my segments, just bummed not to be able to debate and get into discussions with the guys about this past weekend’s event at Gateway Motorsports Park or look ahead to Watkins Glen. I

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Dixon Back in Comfort Zone at Watkins Glen

(WATKINS GLEN, NY) – Temperatures at Watkins Glen International have remained out of the ordinary – a windy 57 degrees on September 1st. The results of the afternoon practice session however, were a bit more predictable for the Verizon IndyCar Series than what we had this morning. Scott Dixon was the fastest in Practice 2

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Team Approach with Rossi’s Transition to IndyCar was Key Factor in His Decision to Stay at Andretti Autosport

(WATKINS GLEN, NY) – Andretti Autosport announced earlier today that Alexander Rossi has reached a deal to continue racing with them in 2018. The 2016 Indianapolis 500 winner will also extend his relationship with NAPA Auto Parts in a multi-year deal that will see them as primary sponsor on the No. 98 Honda for 10

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Rahal Leads an All-Honda Top 5 for IndyCar Practice at The Glen

(WATKINS GLEN, NY) – Last year, Scott Dixon took his No. 9 Ganassi Racing car to the top of every board, for every on-track session. He topped all the practices, won the pole, and it was never anyone’s race to win but Dixon’s. On this chilly August day, Graham Rahal (No. 15 RLL Honda) decided

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Full Throttle Rundown: IndyCar Grand Prix at The Glen

(WATKINS GLEN, NY) – It’s hard to believe that we are already nearing the end of the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Walking in to the track down in St. Petersburg, FL is still really fresh in my mind – and that’s saying a lot given how busy the past 5 months have been for

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Verizon IndyCar Series Safety Improvements

Three months ago, the racing world suffered an unexpected and tragic loss when Verizon IndyCar Series driver, Justin Wilson, succumbed to injuries suffered during the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway. The loss within our IndyCar family opened up conversations all over social media – discussions about safety led to ideas for improvement to the

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