RYAN BRISCOE NEWS

VICS: Driver Raise Concerns About Pack Racing Following MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway

On Saturday afternoon, the fans of the Verizon IndyCar Series were treated to what was being thrilled as one of the best races of the 2015 season. The entire 500-mile event featured drivers jocking back and forth for the lead, sometimes four and even five-wide around the two-mile oval in Fontana, California. Though with racing in such close quarters, the danger of something happening...
Via On Pit Road
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: IndyCar driver Briscoe uninjured in 210 mph airborne crash

Ryan Briscoe managed to walk away unscathed after going airborne late in Saturday's IndyCar Series race at Auto Club Speedway. The Australian was battling for a spot inside of the top five when he was hit by Ryan Hunter-Reay, sending his car backwards and airborne. Shortly after slamming to the ground, Briscoe gave two thumbs up and managed to walk away under his own power. Hunter...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rahal survives pack racing of Fontana for second career win

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) Graham Rahal held onto the lead out of a caution with three laps left to earn his second IndyCar win, closing out a wild, record-setting day at Auto Club Speedway on Saturday. A sparse crowd showed up to Auto Club Speedway, but the few fans got to see quite a show as cars sling-shotted past each other at an average of 205 mph and raced up to five-wide around...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Race results: IndyCar at Fontana

Graham Rahal survived a late-race restart to earn his second career IndyCar Series victory. Rahal took the white flag as Ryan Hunter-Reay and Ryan Briscoe crashed on the frontstretch, bringing out the yellow flag and immediately ending the race. Briscoe's car flipped through the grass before coming to a rest. He immediately gave a thumbs up and walked away from the car. Hunter-Reay...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

VICS: Ryan Briscoe and Scott Dixon Lead Pair of MAV TV 500 at Auto Club Speedway

In the pair of practices ahead of qualifying for the MAV TV 500 at Auto Club Speedway, it’d be Ryan Briscoe and Scott Dixon topping the pair of sessions. Briscoe topped the first practice with a lap of 33.1109 seconds as he continues to fill-in for the injured James Hinchcliffe with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports. Marco Andretti was second quickest as surprisingly, Honda swept the...
Via On Pit Road
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brisoce/Daly Earned Full-Time Rides The Rest of The Way

TORONTO – Now that Ryan Briscoe’s schedule appears to allow him to run the remaining six Verizon IndyCar Series races of the season, the hot rumor is that he will pilot the No. 5...
Via Race Review Online
21 days ago  |  Discuss

LEMANS: NO. 63 CHEVROLET CORVETTE C7.R WITHDRAWN FROM EVENT AFTER QUALIFYING ACCIDENT

LE MANS, France (June 11, 2015) – The No. 63 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R of Corvette Racing drivers Jan Magnussen, Antonio Garcia and Ryan Briscoe, has been withdrawn from this weekend’s 83rd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans following an accident during Thursday’s first qualifying session. A mechanical issue resulted in Magnussen losing control of the car in the Porsche Curves...
Via On Pit Road
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Corvette withdraw No. 63 entry from Le Mans after qualifying accident

Following Jan Magnussen's accident at the exit of the Porsche Curves in Thursday's second qualifying session, the No. 63 Corvette C7.R has been withdrawn from Saturday's 24 Hours of Le Mans, the team confirmed late Thursday night. The team confirmed a mechanical issue resulted in Magnussen losing control of the car in the Porsche Curves, damaging the front and rear of the Corvette...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

VICS: If You Missed It: James Hinchcliffe Teleconference

Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe was the guest on the INDYCAR media teleconference to discuss his recovery from injuries sustained in a practice crash during preparations for the Indianapolis 500 on May 18. Conor Daly, a 23-year-old native of Noblesville, Ind., will drive the No. 5 Arrow/Lucas Oil Schmidt Peterson Honda in place of Hinchcliffe at this weekend’s Honda...
Via On Pit Road
25 days ago  |  Discuss

SC: CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: Corvette C7.Rs Fifth, Sixth in Opening Qualifying Session

LE MANS, France (June 10, 2015) – Following the first qualifying session Wednesday night at the Circuit de La Sarthe, Corvette Racing’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs sit fifth and sixth on the provisional GTE Pro grid for this weekend’s 83rd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Antonio Garcia set a best lap of 3:55.963 (129.183 mph) in the No. 63 Corvette C7.R to lead the two...
Via On Pit Road
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Hinchcliffe pleased to be 'spared any memory' of Indy 500 crash

TORONTO – James Hinchcliffe will not compete in Sunday’s Honda Indy Toronto, making it the first time a Canadian driver has not raced in this event since its inception in 1986. Yet none of that really matters to the Schmidt-Peterson Motorsports driver; he’s just happy to be alive. Hinchcliffe suffered severe leg injuries and nearly bled to death in the cockpit of his Honda...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Briscoe Showing He Deserves A Full-Time Shot After Strong Run At Texas

Fort Worth, TX – It was quite shocking to see the Verizon IndyCar Series season begin and Australian Ryan Briscoe not being in a full-time seat on the grid at the season opener at...
Via Race Review Online
29 days ago  |  Discuss

VICS: Briscoe, Vautier, Mann back for Texas

Ryan Briscoe, who drove the No. 5 Arrow/Lucas Oil Honda for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports in place of the injured James Hinchcliffe in the Indianapolis 500 on May 24, returns to the team for the June 6 Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway. Briscoe has had considerable success on the 1.455-mile, high-banked oval. In eight starts, he has seven top-10 finishes — including a victory...
Via On Pit Road
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

VICS: James Hinchcliffe Released from Hospital

INDIANAPOLIS (May 27, 2015) — Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe was released from IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis on May 26, following surgery May 18 for an upper left thigh and pelvic injury suffered in a practice crash on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval. He will continue his recovery at his home and is expected to make a full recovery. Hinchcliffe...
Via On Pit Road
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Hinchcliffe released from hospital one week after life-threatening crash

INDIANAPOLIS -- Just one week after Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe nearly died from massive bleeding from a crash in Indy 500 practice, the 28-year-old driver was released from IU Health Methodist Hospital to continue his recovery at home. He hit the Turn 3 wall on May 18 and had emergency surgery that day for an upper left thigh and pelvic injury. However, the...
Via Fox Sports
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe released from hospital

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe was released from the hospital Wednesday, nine days after his wreck during Indianapolis 500 practice left him with a life-threatening leg injury. Series officials say the 28-year-old Canadian is expected to make a full recovery. He has not yet been cleared to resume racing. Hinchcliffe had surgery May 18 after a frightening crash...
Via AP on Fox
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

James Hinchcliffe Released from Hospital

Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe was released from IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis on May 26, following surgery May 18 for an upper left thigh and pelvic injury suffered in a practice crash on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval.He will continue his recovery at his home and is expected to make a full recovery. Hinchcliffe, 28, of Toronto, has not been...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

VICS: Daly Stays With SPM For Detroit Double

A pace lap fire at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway last Sunday, was not the scenario that Noblesville, Indiana’s Conor Daly was hoping for. The messy situation was the third time the second generation driver’s vehicle had caught fire in two Indianapolis 500 appearances and brought a premature finish to a month of action and months of hard work just to get a deal for the Indy...
Via Rubbings Racing
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Despite Rough Start, The 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Didn’t Disappoint

INDIANAPOLIS – Lets be honest, when the first lap accident occurred between Sage Karam, Takuma Sato and Ryan Briscoe, Verizon IndyCar Series fans had to chant – “uh oh.” It all started when Alex...
Via Race Review Online
May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Tristan Vautier to race against car he qualified into Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS – Tristan Vautier has done something at the Indianapolis 500 that likely has not happened since World War I. Vautier qualified one car into the race for another driver and then took over another car that made the Indy 500 for a different driver. Here’s how it worked: Vautier was hired by Dale Coyne Racing to qualify a Honda into the Indy 500 field for James Davison...
Via Fox Sports
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

VICS: SPM ANNOUNCES RYAN BRISCOE AS REPLACEMENT DRIVER FOR INDIANAPOLIS 500

Indianapolis, IN – May 21, 2015 – Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) has announced that Ryan Briscoe will fill the seat of the No. 5 Arrow Electronics Indy car on Sunday, May 24 for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500. The seat became available after SPM’s contracted driver, James Hinchcliffe, was injured in a crash on Monday afternoon during practice at the Indianapolis...
Via On Pit Road
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Briscoe to replace injured James Hinchcliffe in Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS -- Ryan Briscoe has been named the replacement driver for James Hinchcliffe, who continues to recover from serious injuries suffered in a massive crash in Turn 3 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Monday. The driver from Oakville, Ontario continues to make impressive improvement from leg injuries suffered when a suspension rod pierced through the safety cell of the car...
Via Fox Sports
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Indy 500 veteran Briscoe slides into ride ahead of carb day

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Ryan Briscoe will replace the injured James Hinchcliffe in the Indianapolis 500. Briscoe arrived in Indianapolis on Wednesday, just in time to get fitted for the car, and headed onto the track for the first time Thursday for a familiarization session. The former Indy 500 pole winner will practice in traffic for the first time Friday. He got a call from team co...
Via AP on Fox
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

VICS: Briscoe To Replace Hinchcliffe At Indy 500

It will not be announced until Thursday, but Schmidt Peterson Motorsports is expected to tap Ryan Briscoe to replace the injured James Hinchcliffe in the team’s No. 5 Arrow Electronics Honda for Sunday’s 99th running of the Indianapolis 500. Of the candidates rumored as replacements for the popular Canadian, the 2012 Indy 500 pole winner has perhaps the strongest credentials...
Via Rubbings Racing
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

VICS: Hinchcliffe Ruled Out Of Indy 500 Due To Injuries

After suffering a nasty 125 Gs impact against the turn three SAFER barrier at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during practice on Monday, Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ driver James Hinchcliffe,is out of the mix for the 99th Indianapolis 500 and perhaps for the remainder of the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season, after suffering left thigh and pelvic injuries, which if not for the...
Via Rubbings Racing
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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