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IndyCar: Newly-formed CFH Racing choose Chevy power

With strong ties to both engine manufacturers in the Verizon IndyCar Series, Chevrolet will power the newly formed CFH Racing team for the 2015 season. CFH Racing is the combination of Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman and the teams announced a merger on August 23 at the Milwaukee Mile. Carpenter’s single-car operation used Chevrolet engines and Fisher’s single-car...
Via Fox Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Rough Day on Friday for Andretti Autosport Group at Fontana

Fontana, Calif- Auto Club Speedway in Fontana is usually a track where Andretti Autosport performs really well at. Over the last two seasons the Verizon IndyCar Series has been coming here, AA has done tremendously well. Despite not having a car drive to victory lane yet at the 2-mile oval, they’ve been overly consistent. Marco Andretti and Ryan Hunter-Reay have finished in the...
Via Race Review Online
19 days ago  |  Discuss

VICS: Helio Castroneves Finds Himself In Familiar Situation Once Again

FONTANA, Calif. — As the Verizon IndyCar Series heads into the season finale, Helio Castroneves find himself in a familiar situation – within reach but yet so far from his first ever championship. Castroneves enters the season finale, 51 points behind teammate Will Power. Three of the past four seasons, this is a situation that Castroneves has been involved in – but yet has...
Via Sicknissified
19 days ago  |  Discuss

VICS: Verizon IndyCar Series to Run at NOLA Motorsports Park in 2015

AVONDALE, La. — INDYCAR announced Wednesday that the NOLA Motorsports Park will be on the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule, with the Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana to be held April 10-12 and organized by Andretti Sports Marketing. The event will featurea three-day festival, focused on Lousiana’s culture with live musical acts, entertainment and local food – capped off with...
Via Sicknissified
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Helio Castroneves on Napa Valley earthquake: “A very scary moment.” (Photos)

IndyCar driver Helio Castroneves, Will Power and Team Penske executives had to be evacuated from their Napa Valley, Calif., hotel when a 6.1 earthquake hit Sunday morning — about 10½ hours before the start of the GoPro Grand Prix IndyCar race in nearby Sonoma.  
Via Intrigue Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

VICS: Previewing the IndyCar GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. — For the final time in the 2014 season, the Verizon IndyCar series will make left and right turns as driver’s race through wine country during the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, on Sunday, August 24. After winning this past week at the Milwaukee Mile, Team Penske’s Will Power knows his way around Sonoma. The series championship leader has to be feeling good about...
Via Sicknissified
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Milka Duno to make Nationwide Series debut Friday at Bristol

Milka Duno will make her NASCAR debut on Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway. Duno will drive the No. 29 Toyota Camry entry of RAB Racing during the Nationwide Series’ Food City 300 making her the first Hispanic female to compete in a NASCAR national series race in the United States. “I really like short-track racing and enjoyed those races in ARCA very much,” said Duno. “But...
Via Tireball.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Power had to see doctor after getting showered in cream puffs

Indy car driver Will Power (awesome name, right?) won the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 on Sunday and was treated to quite the celebration. Juan Pablo Montoya and Tony Kanaan, who finished second and third in the race, showered Power in so much stuff that he actually needed to seek medical attention when he left victory […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Hunter-Reay, Andretti Autosport and DHL sign three-year extension

Andretti Autosport announced today that they have signed a three-year extension with Ryan Hunter-Reay to continue to drive for the organization. AA also signed an agreement for DHL to remain the primary sponsor on the No. 28 for the next three years, as well. “I’m thrilled to be able to announce today that the relationship between myself, DHL and Andretti Autosport will continue...
Via On Pit Road
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing announce team merger

Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing announced on Saturday that the two teams will merge in 2015 to form a multi-car team called CFH Racing. The team will be headquartered out of SFHR’s current shop. The teams added that additional details such as sponsors, personnel and suppliers will be announced in the future. ECR was established in 2012 and has captured three...
Via On Pit Road
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Indy Lights: Scott Dixon and James Hinchcliffe to Test New Indy Lights Car at IMS in September

INDIANAPOLIS- The Indy Lights Series is all-in as far as preparing the new car to the best of their ability. For those that don’t know, the Indy Lights Series is changing to a new car in 2015 and are feverishly working at making it the best car they can for racing. The Series put the car on a track for the first time a few weeks ago at the 2.258-mile Mid Ohio Sports Car Course...
Via Race Review Online
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Milka Duno to become first Hispanic female driver in NASCAR

RAB Racing has signed Milka Duno to a limited contract that will allow her to become the first Hispanic female driver to compete in one of NASCAR’s top three series. Duno has eight major race wins in the highest classes (Prototype) in the American Le Mans Series and the Grand American Rolex Series and the highest finish ever by a female driver (2nd place) in the 24 Hours at Daytona...
Via Tireball.com
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ryan Hunter-Reay wins Indy 500 by .06 seconds

Ryan Hunter-Reay became the first American in eight years to win the Indianapolis 500 — and he did it by beating Helio Castroneves by just .06 seconds. “I’m a proud American boy, that’s for sure,” Hunter-Reay said via ESPN. “I’ve watched this race since I was sitting in diapers on the floor in front of the TV. My son did it today. He watched me here. I’m thrilled...
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Indy 500 Field

(Posted by Joey2448) The polesitter of the 2014 Indianapolis 500 mile race wasn't decided Sunday until the final car screamed down the front straightaway to log the last of four fast laps. It literally came down to the final seconds. When the weekend finally wrapped up and time trials were over, Indianapolis hometown hero Ed Carpenter had claimed his second consecutive pole...
Via Racing-reference
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Dario Franchitti breaks back in frightening crash

Four-time IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti broke his back during a horrific crash at the Grand Prix of Houston. Franchitti’s car went airborne on the final lap of the race. Here’s the video:
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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