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IndyCar still straddling fine line between speed and safety

FONTANA, Calif. -- Organizers in every motorsport try to walk a fine line between creating fast, entertaining racing and keeping drivers and riders safe. Finding that middle ground is particularly vital in IndyCar, where cars occasionally go airborne in accidents. Many drivers at Saturday's 500-mile race at Auto Club Speedway believe IndyCar officials crossed the line by putting...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar still straddling line between speed, safety

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) Organizers in every motorsport try to walk a fine line between creating fast, entertaining racing and keeping drivers safe. Finding that middle ground is particularly vital in IndyCar, where cars occasionally go airborne in accidents. Many drivers at Saturday's 500-mile race at Auto Club Speedway believe IndyCar officials crossed the line by putting too much...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar drivers face uncertainty ahead of high-speed race at Fontana

FONTANA, Calif. -- In just the third time the superspeedway Aero Kits have been used in a Verizon IndyCar Series races this season, drivers in Saturday's 500-mile race at Auto Club Speedway. Some drivers such as two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya believe the aerodynamic rules this weekend may bring back pack racing - a thrilling form of competition that fans loves...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

PREVIEW: IndyCar MAV TV 500 at Auto Club Speedway Preview

The blistering hot conditions that will likely effect the 23 drivers that will take to the track at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California for Saturday afternoon’s MAVTV 500, could very well limit the contenders who have a realistic shot at finding the winner’s circle in the second of the Verizon IndyCar Series’ Triple Crown of 500-mile races. Although a Honda has hit the...
Via On Pit Road
11 days ago  |  Discuss

VICS: MAVTV 500 Fast Facts

Date: Saturday, June 27, 2015 Track: Auto Club Speedway, a 2-mile, D-shaped oval in Fontana, Calif. Entry List: MAVTV 500 (PDF) Race distance: 250 laps / 500 miles Firestone tire allotment: Fifteen sets for use through the weekend Twitter: @ACSupdates @IndyCar, #MAVTV500, #IndyCar Event website: www.AutoClubSpeedway.com INDYCAR website: www.IndyCar.com 2014 race winner: Tony Kanaan...
Via On Pit Road
14 days ago  |  Discuss

VICS: Carlos Munoz Tops Sunday Honda Indy Toronto Warm-Up Chart

While Chevrolet has dominated the street courses, Honda has found themselves capitalizing under rainy conditions during the season. It could be the same story this weekend as three Hondas topped the Sunday warm-up chart for the Honda Indy Toronto. Carlos Munoz would top the chart with a lap of one minute and 0.2119 seconds as he will make his fourth career Toronto start from the...
Via On Pit Road
23 days ago  |  Discuss

VICS: Team Penske Sweeps Top Two Spots in First Honda Indy Toronto Practice

In the first practice for the Honda Indy Toronto, it’d be Team Penske teammates sweeping the top two spots on the speed charts. 2015 Indianapolis 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya would top the charts with a lap of one minute and 0.63 seconds. Montoya is looking for his third victory of the season after winning the season opener at St. Petersburg. He enters this weekend as the series...
Via On Pit Road
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Dixon dominates Texas race that should ease IndyCar angst

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Scott Dixon certainly knows how to get to Victory Lane, even if he prefers staying out of the spotlight. ''Scott is a racer. ... He is an incredible driver,'' said Tony Kanaan, the runner-up in Texas by 7.8 seconds to his Chip Ganassi Racing teammate. ''Does he care if people talk about him or not? Not really. He's going to get that trophy.'' Dixon led 97...
Via AP on Fox
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Dixon dominates crash-free IndyCar Series race at Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Scott Dixon had a dominating run at Texas, winning by 7.8 seconds over teammate Tony Kanaan on Saturday night in the fastest IndyCar Series race ever at the track. Dixon led 97 of the 248 laps in a race that had only two cautions. His second win of the season came with an average speed of 191.940 mph After anxiety about how the cars would handle on the high...
Via AP on Fox
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

VICS: Tony Kanaan Looking to Return to the Front at Texas Motor Speedway

Following three straight finishes outside of the top-10, it’s no wonder that Tony Kanaan enters this weekend frustrated with how things are going right now. Kanaan was running up front at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in contention to win the Indianapolis 500. However, an adjustment on a pit stop made the car loose and after getting back up to speed, he would spin and hit the wall...
Via On Pit Road
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

VICS: LAP SIX CONTACT BETWEEN COLETTI, JAKES AND KANAAN COLLECTED RAHAL WHO RETIRED IN 23RD PLACE IN A WET RACE

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Chevrolet Dual in Detroit Presented by Quicken Loans Verizon IndyCar Series RACE NOTES/QUOTES for DUAL 1 – May 30, 2015   LAP SIX CONTACT BETWEEN COLETTI, JAKES AND KANAAN COLLECTED RAHAL WHO RETIRED IN 23RD PLACE IN A WET RACE   GRAHAM RAHAL, No. 15 Steak ‘n Shake Dallara/Honda/Firestone:  “It’s unfortunate because the car was pretty good...
Via On Pit Road
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

After Solid 2 Races At Indy, Charlie Kimball Crashes Early In Duel 1 At Detroit

Belle Isle, MI – The best Chip Ganassi Racing driver in both races at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this month wasn’t Scott Dixon or Tony Kanaan, but rather their teammate Charlie Kimball. The California...
Via Race Review Online
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Tony Kanaan Leads The Way In IndyCar Practice On Friday Morning At Belle Isle

BELLE ISLE, MI- It’s kind of a rare Verizon IndyCar Series schedule this weekend as the lone doubleheader event of the season will occur on the streets of Belle Isle tomorrow and Sunday. With that...
Via Race Review Online
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Taylor Swift car to race in Detroit Grand Prix

Prior to her big 1989 tour performance at Ford Field in Detroit Saturday night, Taylor Swift will be featured on Tony Kanaan’s car in the Detroit Grand Prix on Belle Isle. “It’s really cool to have Taylor Swift and Big Machine Records on the No. 10 car in Detroit,” said Chip Ganassi Racing Team driver Tony Kanaan in a release. “I’m hoping that some of Taylor’s luck...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

VICS: Taylor Swift to rides with Kanaan at Belle Isle

Taylor Swift will be at the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans. At least her image will be on the No. 10 Taylor Swift Big Machine Records Chevrolet for Chip Ganassi Racing Teams Chevrolet driven by Tony Kanaan on May 30 and 31. And, who knows, maybe the multiple Grammy Award winner will make an appearance at the Belle Isle circuit before her concert May 30 at Ford...
Via On Pit Road
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Tony Kanaan to run special Taylor Swift paint scheme in Detroit

DETROIT -- Add former Indianapolis 500 champion Tony Kanaan to the list of fans who just can't shake off Taylor Swift. A paint scheme of Swift will fill the space on Kanaan's car this weekend at the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix as part of a promotion with her label, Big Machine Records. Kanaan will drive the No. 10 Taylor Swift Chevrolet in conjunction with her Saturday night performance...
Via AP on Fox
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Kanaan's car to feature Taylor Swift paint scheme in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) Add former Indianapolis 500 champion Tony Kanaan to the list of fans who just can't shake off Taylor Swift. A paint scheme of Swift will fill the space on Kanaan's car this weekend at the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix as part of a promotion with her label, Big Machine Records. Kanaan will drive the No. 10 Taylor Swift Chevrolet in conjunction with her Saturday night...
Via AP on Fox
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

VICS: Kimball Overcomes Odds To Score Top Three Indy Result

Overcoming any kind of malady is a challenge, especially one that regularly affects everything in your way of life like is the case for fifth year Verizon IndyCar Series veteran Charlie Kimball of Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing. The son of famed Formula One and IndyCar chassis designer Gordon, was starting to make a name for himself in the early portion of the 21st century in the...
Via Rubbings Racing
May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Tony Kanaan defends views on danger at Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS – When Tony Kanaan spoke out to the critics of this year’s 99th Indianapolis 500, he became a hero to the segment of the racing community that realizes that high-speed auto racing is an inherently dangerous sport. He believed people unfamiliar with the history of this grand event were unfairly criticizing the Verizon IndyCar Series and that - from time to time -...
Via Fox Sports
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

VISC: Tony Kanaan to Make 300th Start in Sunday’s Indy 500

The Indianapolis 500 is what some call the most challenging race to win in one of the most competitive racing series there is; the Verizon IndyCar Series. For Tony Kannan, the bold and likeable 40-year-old veteran will approach a true milestone in one’s career at the drop of Sunday’s green flag when he makes his 300th start. And  in a series as demanding and dangerous as IndyCar...
Via Rubbings Racing
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Marco dominates 36th running of Zoopolis 500

Ahead of Sunday’s IndyCar race, Marco has secured a runaway victory in the 2015 Zoopolis 500 presented by the American Dairy Association of Indiana. Former Indianapolis 500 winner Tony Kanaan was the Grand Marshal for the event, throwing both the green and the checkered flag as the five tortoises raced down an incline at the Indianapolis Zoo to taste the milk (and fruits) awaiting...
Via Fox Sports
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Kanaan voices opinion after another crash mars Indy 500 practice

INDIANAPOLIS -- It's been a tough week for the Verizon IndyCar Series as crashes in practice at the Indianapolis 500 have cast a dark cloud of anxiety over the sport. Tony Kanaan, the 2004 IndyCar Series champion and 2013 Indy 500 winner, is not ready to enter panic mode. Instead, he took time to explain why race drivers do what they do, even after the major crashes seen at the...
Via Fox Sports
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

VICS: Munoz Eclipses 230 mph as Speeds Climb during Indianapolis 500 Practice

INDIANAPOLIS (May 13, 2015) – Speeds continue to climb as Verizon IndyCar Series teams prepare for the 99th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. In a fast final 30 minutes, the fastest lap of the day exchanged hands four times among four drivers. When the checkered flag flew at 6 p.m. ET, Carlos Munoz had the fastest lap, 39.1098 seconds, 230.121 mph, in the No. 26 AndrettiTV Cinsay Honda...
Via On Pit Road
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Karam leads way in 1st Indy 500 practice

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Sage Karam led the way in the first Indianapolis 500 practice on Monday with a fast lap of 225.802 mph. Scott Dixon was second at 225.293, Brazil's Tony Kanaan was third at 225.217, Marco Andretti, the only Honda in the top six, was fourth at 225.184, and JR Hildebrand was fifth at 224.760. Drivers downplayed how tough the quick turnaround between races after Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlie Kimball Drives To Season-Best 5th Place Finish On Saturday In Indy

INDIANAPOLIS – Quick, who was the best finisher out of the Chip Ganassi Racing camp in today’s Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis on Saturday. No, not Scott Dixon. No, not Tony Kanaan either....
Via Race Review Online
May 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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