RYAN BRISCOE NEWS

Rain forces Honda Indy Toronto double-header races to Sunday

Due to standing water creating visibility issues down Lakeshore Blvd. (the backstretch) between turns two and three and on other points of the track, INDYCAR officials made the decision to postpone the running of the first race of the double-header this weekend at the Honda Indy Toronto to Sunday July 20th. As a result, a pair of races will be ran on Sunday, 75-lap a piece. The first...
Via On Pit Road
3 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Series to Run 2 Races at Toronto on Sunday

TORONTO- It was a bizarre day for the Verizon IndyCar Series on Saturday afternoon in Toronto. Rain fell nearly all afternoon on the downtown street circuit causing the course to be very hazardous. When the drivers got going on the pace laps they quickly saw they couldn’t see as the track was far too slick to race on. With rain still falling on the area the series decided to red...
Via Race Review Online
3 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: After Controversial Start, Honda Indy Toronto Race No. 1 Cancelled

TORONTO- I think we’ve all seen the blockbuster movie in the 90′s “Men in Black.” You know, the movie where Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones fight aliens. Well, remember that device they had that erased any memory of human beings from knowing about the aliens? After a wet day in Toronto, put that in play for today’s Verizon IndyCar Series race on the downtown street circuit...
Via Race Review Online
3 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Bizarre Start to the Honda Indy Toronto Sees Pace Car Crash

TORONTO- The start of today’s Honda Indy Toronto could not have been more bizarre for the Verizon IndyCar Series. Everything was on time despite rain falling on the street course most of the day – but hey this is open wheel racing and we race in the rain right? Well not in these conditions. There was absolutely no way they could race in what they were facing. IndyCar should have...
Via Race Review Online
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Simon Pagenaud tops Honda Indy Toronto practice on Friday afternoon

In preparation for the pair of races this weekend on the streets of Exhbition Place, the stars of the Verizon IndyCar Series had a pair of practices to get their machines hooked up on the 11-turn temporary street course. In the end, it was Simon Pagenaud topping the combined speed chart for the Honda Indy Toronto with a lap of one minute and 0.0084 seconds. Pagenaud has been strong...
Via On Pit Road
4 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Friday a Struggle for Chip Ganassi Racing at Toronto

TORONTO- 2014 has been a struggle for the entire Chip Ganassi Racing camp in IndyCar competition. Through 12 races, their winless on the season as none of the four drivers are really in Verizon IndyCar Series championship contention. Scott Dixon is in the best shape but he’s 140 points down in eighth place. Ryan Briscoe, Tony Kanaan and Charlie Kimball are ninth, 10th and 16th...
Via Race Review Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Some Heavyweights Starting Midpack for Tomorrow Night’s Firestone 600 at Texas

IndyCar Media Site Fort Worth, TX- Two of the favorites to win Saturday night’s Firestone 600 at the Texas Motor Speedway will be sharing a row at the start of the race. No, it’s not the front row, but it’s Row 7. That’s not what everyone expected as Ryan Briscoe and Helio Castroneves were supposed to be fighting for the pole in today’s qualifying then battling it out for...
Via Race Review Online
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Ryan Briscoe Sleeper to Watch This Weekend in Texas

IndyCar Media Site Fort Worth, TX- The Verizon IndyCar Series heads to the great state of Texas this weekend for the Firestone 600k. The Texas Motor Speedway usually produces heart pounding side-by-side action at the 1.5-mile track as that creates a wide open field to who can win on Saturday night. One driver that most will overlook though as a potential race winner is Ryan Brisoce...
Via Race Review Online
June 05, 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

Ryan Briscoe tops morning practice session in St. Petersburg

2009 Grand Prix of St. Petersburg winner Ryan Briscoe topped the morning practice session at St. Petersburg this morning. Briscoe, driving the No. 8 NTT Data car for Chip Ganassi Racing Teams, posted a quick lap of 1 minute, 2.4236 seconds on the 1.8-mile, 14-turn temporary street course. After running a partial schedule last season for Panther Racing, Briscoe is back behind the...
Via On Pit Road
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Ganassi hires Briscoe to fill out four-car IndyCar team

Chip Ganassi has hired IndyCar veteran Ryan Briscoe to fill the final spot on his four-car team. The announcement came Friday in Indianapolis. Briscoe has driven previously for Roger Penske, wining the Indianapolis 500 pole in 2012, and Ganassi, with whom he finished 12th at Indy this year. He made six more starts in 2013 with Panther Racing but did not finish higher than 13th...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Ganassi hires Ryan Briscoe to drive 4th car

Chip Ganassi has hired IndyCar veteran Ryan Briscoe to fill the final spot on his four-car team. The announcement came Friday in Indianapolis. Briscoe has driven previously for Roger Penske, wining the Indianapolis 500 pole in 2012, and Ganassi, with whom he finished 12th at Indy this year. He made six more starts in 2013 with Panther Racing but did not finish higher than 13th...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Briscoe rejoins Ganassi for 2014, Kanaan to drive #10 car

Chip Ganassi Racing has formally announced at the Performance Racing Industry trade show in Indianapolis Friday that Ryan Briscoe will pilot the #8 NTT Data entry for the 2014 season joining 2013 champ Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan and Charlie Kimball. The team also announced that the #10 Target entry previously driven by Dario Franchitti will now be occupied by Tony Kanaan. Kanaan was...
Via Formula 1 Blog
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Official: Munoz to Andretti in 2014

In Carlos Munoz’s three appearances in the IndyCar Series in 2012, he was nothing shy of spectacular. He will now have the full opportunity to show what he can do full time next season as Andretti Autosport announced this morning that he will chase the Rookie of the Year title in 2014. In his debut at the Indianapolis 500, Munoz qualified in 2nd place and was in the hunt for the...
Via Formula 1 Blog
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Nicole Briscoe analyzes her Green Bay Packers

ESPN NASCAR reporter Nicole Briscoe is a big Green Bay Packers fan. In part two we discuss the Green & Gold. In part one we discussed Danica Patrick, who like Briscoe attended Hononegah Community High School in Rockton Illinois. Part three runs later today on Chicago Now, discussing all things media related. Following NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup Media Day, the top 12 drivers...
Via The Sports Bank
September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Nicole Briscoe articulates on Danica Patrick (exclusive)

In part one of my exclusive with ESPN NASCAR reporter Nicole Briscoe, we discuss Danica Patrick, who like Briscoe attended Hononegah Community High School in Rockton IL. Danica was a cheerleader on the JV while Nicole Briscoe was on the varsity squad. Briscoe was a couple years ahead in school, and they weren’t close, but they did know each other. Following NASCAR Chase for the...
Via The Sports Bank
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

IndyCar may add race at Brickyard

IndyCar is considering adding a road race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as soon as next year. Mark Miles, CEO of IndyCar parent company Hulman & Co., said Wednesday that IndyCar is leaning toward running the event in May, the same month as the Indianapolis 500. He said the series favors the early part of the month, but the final day of Indy 500 qualifying and the day before...
Via Fox Sports
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

ALMS: Level 5 Drafts In Pagenaud, Gonzalez For Road America

Scott Tucker to focus driving duties on No. 551 car; Ryan Briscoe expected to return for Baltimore...
Via Speed Network
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

IndyCar: New faces behind the wheel in Mid-Ohio

Indianapolis, IN- There’s been some drivers shuffling around since the last time the Izod IndyCar Series has taken to the track. If you go by the entry-list from the Toronto weekend three weeks ago you’d be confused with some of the drivers in the regular cars. There will be three new drivers behind the wheel powering the IndyCar machines at the 13-turn Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course...
Via Race Review Online
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Oriol Servia back with Panther Racing for Mid-Ohio

Indianapolis, IN- Panther Racing has made a decision on who will drive the No. 4 National Guard Chevrolet in this weekend’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The driver will be Oriol Servia who previously drove for Panther at Texas and Iowa in June this season. Servia finished 19th in Texas and seventh in Iowa while driving for them. Both of those races were ovals as...
Via Race Review Online
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Servia back with Panther at Mid-Ohio

Oriol Servia will be back with Panther Racing at Mid-Ohio as Ryan Briscoe remains sidelined with a broken wrist. Briscoe was injured in the first of two races at Toronto. He and Servia have been splitting time in the car since JR Hildebrand was released from the No. 4 after the Indianapolis 500. ''Oriol's part of our family so it's very seamless for the National...
Via Fox Sports
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Oriol Servia back with Panther Racing at Mid-Ohio

Oriol Servia will be back with Panther Racing at Mid-Ohio as Ryan Briscoe remains sidelined with a broken wrist. Briscoe was injured in the first of two races at Toronto. He and Servia have been splitting time in the car since JR Hildebrand was released from the No. 4 after the Indianapolis 500. Servia's last start with Panther was at Iowa Speedway, where he finished seventh...
Via Fox Sports
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Conway wins LMP2 class pole in Ontario

Mike Conway took the LMP2 class pole Saturday for the American Le Mans Series' event Sunday at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Conway, the English driver who won IndyCar's Detroit doubleheader opener June 1, is replacing the injured Ryan Briscoe in the Level 5 Motorsport entry co-driven by team owner Scott Tucker. Briscoe fractured his wrist last weekend in IndyCar's...
Via Fox Sports
July 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Munoz gets call to race for Panther at Toronto

Carlos Munoz got back to his hotel following the Indy Lights race expecting to catch a 6 a.m. flight home Sunday morning. A call from Panther Racing dramatically changed his travel plans. The team had just learned from doctors that Ryan Briscoe had broken his right wrist in a crash late in Saturday's race, and Panther needed a replacement for Sunday's event at Exhibition...
Via AP on Fox
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Briscoe back with Panther for IndyCar at Milwaukee

Ryan Briscoe is getting back into the Panther Racing No. 4 car for Saturday's IndyCar race at Milwaukee. Briscoe drove the Panther car in the Detroit doubleheader two weeks ago, finishing where he started in both races - 21st and then 13th. The first of Briscoe's seven career IndyCar Series victories came at Milwaukee five years ago. Oriol Servia made his Panther debut...
Via AP on Fox
June 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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