Looking back at 40 years of women racing in the Indianapolis 500

The 1977 Indianapolis 500 was monumental in a variety of ways. A.J. Foyt made history as the first four-time champion of the Indy 500. But the race also signaled a change in the speedway and in modern racing that is still seen 40 years later.It was in 1977 that Janet Guthrie broke the gender barrier and became the first woman in 66 years to race in the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing...
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May 26, 2017  |  Discuss

VICS: Fisher Hired To Drive Pace Car In 2016

After a nearly six-year break from competitive action in the Verizon IndyCar Series as a driver, Ohio native Sarah Fisher returns to the track in 2016, but not in the role one would initially expect. No longer a co-owner in the sport after Wink Hartman pulled back support from what is now Ed Carpenter Racing, Fisher will perhaps fill an even more important role: serving as the official...
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March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Luhr will drive IndyCar race in Sonoma

Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing will partner with RW Motorsports to add a second car for the IndyCar Series race at Sonoma. American Le Mans Series LMP1 championship points leader Lucas Luhr will race his first laps in an open wheel car for SFHR in the Aug. 25 race. He'll drive the No. 97 entry as a teammate to Josef Newgarden. A five-time ALMS champion, Luhr is the only ALMS driver...
Via FOX Sports
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Fisher's IndyCar team gets deal with Honda

Sarah Fisher finally found an engine deal for her IndyCar team, signing with Honda for the 2012 season. Fisher's team will field a car for rookie Josef Newgarden. The season begins with the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on March 25. Fisher thanked fellow team owner Bobby Rahal for helping the deal come together. Rahal originally had the rights to two Honda engine lease agreements...
Via FOX Sports
February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

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