Vasser, KV Racing shut down IndyCar team after 14 years

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Former CART champion Jimmy Vasser has shut down his IndyCar team after 14 years and seven victories, including the 2013 Indianapolis 500. KV Racing Technology, owned by Australian businessman Kevin Kalkhoven and Vasser, announced the long-rumored move Thursday. It's possible Vasser and the team's third partner, James Sullivan, will be involved in another effort...
Via Associated Press
February 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Vasser and Unser Jr. promise a show for final celebrity race

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) A tradition will come to an end at the Grand Prix of Long Beach when the checkered flag waives for the final time on the fan-favorite Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race. The race Saturday will be the 40th and final of the longest-running corporate-sponsored charity race in the country. The event, which has helped Toyota donate more than $2.3 million to ''Racing...
Via Associated Press
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Bourdais' car escapes damage in fire en route to IndyCar race

Sebastien Bourdais' IndyCar appears to have escaped damage following the fire that broke out while the KVSH Racing transporter was on its was to Phoenix early Wednesday morning.While the full extent of the damage to the transporter is still being assessed, team co-owner Jimmy Vasser has confirmed that neither the race car nor the team's equipment were compromised, and that preparations...
Via FOX Sports
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

VICS: Bourdais’ Transporter Catches Fire En Route to Phoenix

While on the way to Phoenix International Raceway this morning, the transporter carrying Sebastian Bourdais’ No.11 KVSH Racing Chevy along with the teams racing equipment caught fire. They were able to extinguish the fire and tow the truck to the track where they did an extensive check to see just how much of the transporter was damaged and if any of the race equipment or the race...
Via On Pit Road
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

VICS: North American Open Wheel’s Future Health Dropping?

Disclaimer: The views and opinions of this article reflect that of the writer, and not necessarily the management and other contributors of The decision made by KV Racing Technology’s co-owners Jimmy Vasser and Kevin Kalkhoven has certainly put the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series full time fleet in a super big pickle that is in need of a super big submarine sandwich. With...
Via On Pit Road
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Ganassi, Vasser open to Zanardi Indy 500 deal

Alex Zanardi's latest mention of wanting to compete at the 100th Indy 500 in 2016 has caught the attention of the Italian's many fans, and the two team owners who could make it happen. The two-time CART IndyCar champion has remained active in the sport after losing both legs 14 years ago in a crash, and with the timing of the CART/IRL split and his departure to Formula One, opportunities...
Via FOX Sports
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

VICS: NOLA Motorsports Park test leaves INDYCAR drivers impressed

AVONDALE, La. (Feb. 11, 2015) - From a secondary viewing spot at NOLA Motorsports Park, KV Racing Technology co-owner Jimmy Vasser confirmed what he saw on pit lane. “I was impressed with the speed on the circuit for a first day,” the former Indy car driver said. “I think they’ll put on a great show.” From the drivers’ viewpoint, lap times on the flowing and flat 2.67-mile road course...
Via On Pit Road
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Sebastian Saavedra looking forward to season with KV AFS Racing

Sebastian Saavedra heads into the new season with KV AFS Racing, and all the deal all started coming together in the air. “Together with Jimmy Vasser, we got stuck on a flight going on our way to Toronto,” Saavedra recalls. “We were side-by-side speaking for everything, future plans.  Since then everything start to move forward.” The opportunity to work at KVSH Racing will reunite...
Via On Pit Road
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

INDYCAR: KV Racing Close To Two-Car Program

KV Racing co-owner Jimmy Vasser tells Marshall Pruett his team will be testing with two cars next week and is close to adding a teammate for Tony Kanaan.
Via Speed Network
October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

INDYCAR: KV Keeping Busy With Testing, Driver Negotiations

“Come hell or high water,” KV Racing co-owner Jimmy Vasser tells, “we’ll have three cars next year.”
Via Speed Network
December 20, 2011  |  Discuss

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