Newgarden earns first IndyCar Championship, plans to appreciate the moment

For the first time since 2012, the stars and stripes draped over the shoulders of the new Verizon IndyCar Series Champion. Josef Newgarden capped off his first season at Team Penske with a series title and a field-leading 4 wins to his name. He also celebrated with his engine manufacturer, Chevrolet, as they earned their... Continue Reading →

LFT Track Tech: Verizon Moto Z2 Play

Welcome to the new Track Tech! As you may know, I've been partnered with Verizon as a "tech blogger" since May of 2014. In that time I've normally posted a review of my devices after my demo is complete. More recently, I've talked about them on social media and done live updates during my demo.... Continue Reading →

Track Tech: Verizon Wireless’ Droid Turbo 2

Upon initial usage of the Droid Turbo 2, I thought, “Wow. This is the perfect size phone.” The 5.4-inch screen was comfortable for one-handed control and typing on the keyboard felt like second nature with ergonomically spaced keys. The lack of lines between the keys enhanced speed and accuracy, making the process of completing long... Continue Reading →

IndyCar Produces More Flawless On-Track Activity at Mid-Ohio

The clear cloud-free sky in Lexington, OH yielded a clear incident-free practice session for the Verizon IndyCar Series on this gorgeous morning. The whole field headed out on the first lap and then came back in for adjustments. Some stayed longer than others, with some teams choosing to run minimal laps due to tire allotments.... Continue Reading →

Sam's Take: MTAF Wheels IndyCar Q & A for August 1st

Some quick thoughts on the Brickyard 400 from last weekend. The race was a slight step up from the past couple of years. The strategy taking part was interesting to watch. Attendance I think was about the same as last year maybe a little less. Estimated around 85,000 which is good except IMS seats about... Continue Reading →

The Verizon IndyCar Series Takes Over Toronto

The final doubleheader of the Verizon IndyCar Series 2014 season kicked off yesterday on a gorgeous day in Toronto, Ontario. The Canadian classic (while not always a “two-for” weekend) has been an IndyCar tradition - consistently - for nearly three decades. This year’s race field yields only one hometown hero in James Hinchcliffe. Hinchcliffe is... Continue Reading →

Holy Houston… What a Weekend!

A first time pole winner. A first time race winner. A rookie race winner. A double rookie podium – twice. An all Colombian podium for the first time in series history. A 40th career pole for a driver. Three first time podium finishers. Those are pretty awesome highlights for a race series season. Oh no... Continue Reading →

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