RYAN BRISCOE NEWS

Nicole Briscoe to Remain With ESPN, Anchor SportsCenter

Nicole Briscoe has agreed to a new contract with ESPN and will become a SportsCenter anchor as well as taking on additional new assignments after her current role as host of ESPN NASCAR Countdown concludes. Briscoe, who joined ESPN in 2008 and has served in various positions on ESPN’s NASCAR coverage, will assume her new duties in January. In addition to SportsCenter, she...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR reporter Nicole Briscoe renews ESPN deal, will anchor SportsCenter

It was just announced minutes ago that Nicole Briscoe has agreed to a new contract with ESPN and will become a SportsCenter anchor as well as taking on additional new assignments after her current role as host of ESPN NASCAR Countdown concludes. A native of Roscoe, Illinois, and former Miss Illinois Teen USA, Nicole Briscoe, previously known as Nicole Manske, and today sometimes...
Via The Sports Bank
August 05, 2014  |  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
July 19, 2014  |  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

INDYCAR: Panther Installs Briscoe For Milwaukee

Panther Racing tabs former Milwaukee winner Ryan Briscoe for a return to the No. 4 National Guard Chevy this weekend in Wisconsin.
Via Speed Network
June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Servia to drive for Panther in 2 races

Oriol Servia will drive the Panther Racing car in Saturday's IndyCar race at Texas, and then two weeks later in Iowa. Servia was available since Dreyer & Reinbold Racing closed its program after the Indianapolis 500. Panther had a technical alliance with Dreyer & Reinbold, so Panther manager partner John Barnes believes this will be a seamless transition for Servia....
Via AP on Fox
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Hildebrand's loss is Briscoe's gain at Detroit GP

Ryan Briscoe says he was surprised to get a shot to race in the Detroit Grand Prix. JR Hildebrand's loss ended up being Briscoe's gain. Panther Racing terminated Hildebrand's contract Thursday after his third major mistake since joining the team in 2011. The team called it ''mutual agreement'' with the 2009 Indy Lights champion, who made 37 starts in...
Via AP on Fox
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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