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INDYCAR NEWS AND NOTES – July 22, 2014

Today’s Verizon IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy headlines:   1. Kanaan knocking on door of first win with Ganassi    2. Inside the Box Score: Honda Indy Toronto 2 in T.O. doubleheader    3. Hawksworth, Montoya headline Indy 500 starters entered in Brickyard weekend events   1. Kanaan knocking on door of first win with Ganassi: Tony Kanaan has celebrated podium finishes...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Solid Weekend for Tony Kanaan Leaves Him With Tons of Momentum

TORONTO- What a weekend it was for Target Chip Ganassi Racing’s Tony Kanaan. Despite not reaching victory lane and his former team doing so in the first duel, he was arguably the best driver of the weekend. Kanaan, finished third in that first 65 Lap race only to come home second in race No. 2. None of the other 22 Verizon IndyCar Series drivers could say they had two podiums in...
Via Race Review Online
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Conway scores victory in Honda Indy Toronto Race 2

For the second time in 2014, Mike Conway would reach victory lane as he scored the victory in the Honda Indy Toronto Race 2 for the Verizon IndyCar Series. It marks the fourth victory of Conway’s career after scoring the victory earlier this year at Long Beach. “It was really difficult conditions and we were kind of struggling out there for a bit and then I knew as soon as I...
Via On Pit Road
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rains Rules Race Two, Mike Conway takes the checkered

In a race inundated by rain, cars slipping and sliding under yellow and red flags, Mike Conway took a timed, rain shorten race in the streets of Toronto Sunday afternoon. Conway started 11th under clear skies, navigated the ever-changing course and beat out Will Power and Tony Kanaan, giving Ed Carpenter Racing the victory. Mike Conway takes the rain drenched checkered flags at the...
Via 110 Nation Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sebastian Bourdias dominates en route to Honda Indy Toronto Race 1 Victory

For the second straight year in a row, Sebastian Bourdais got to hold one of the crystal trophies in victory lane. However, this time he didn’t drop it, and it also wasn’t for third. Instead, Bourdais got to hold up the winner’s trophy after dominating the Honda Indy Toronto Race 1 en route to victory. It marks his 32nd career victory, and his first since November 2007 at Mexico...
Via On Pit Road
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sébastien Bourdais wins front half of Toronto Twin-Bill

The rains came Saturday and washed away the first of two days of racing on the street of Toronto. The water did not wash away the momentum that Sébastien Bourdais build up while winning the pole position as he went on to win the first half of the day’s IndyCar doubleheader. The rains started early on Saturday, but not before Sébastien Bourdais earned the pole position on Saturday...
Via 110 Nation Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Heartbreaking Ending for Tony Kanaan at Iowa

Newton, IA- What a heartbreaking ending of tonight’s Iowa Corn 300 at the Iowa Speedway for Tony Kanaan. The Brazilian, has to be left scratching his head tonight wondering what he did wrong to deserve such bad luck. Kanaan, led a race-high 247 of the 300 Laps on a warm Saturday evening at the 7/8-mile track as he was well on his way to his first win since last year’s Indianapolis...
Via Race Review Online
13 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Strong Showing on Friday Leaves Tony Kanaan as Contender to Win Iowa Corn 300

Newton, IA- Tony Kanaan is always a favorite when the Verizon IndyCar Series head to the 7/8-mile Iowa Speedway. He won here in 2010 to start a string of four straight top three finishes here. He’s led a ton of laps in his eight starts at Iowa and is looking for more under the lights tomorrow night. If Friday is any indication though, he will be. Kanaan, was second quickest in...
Via Race Review Online
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Kanaan hoping for second Iowa victory as season gets on right track

After starting the year with a new team on the wrong foot, Tony Kanaan looks to have things going his direction heading into Iowa Speedway. Everybody was asking after the first couple races this season what was wrong with Chip Ganassi Racing as none of their cars were performing well. Though as the Verizon IndyCar Series season enters the second half, the drivers seem to have started...
Via On Pit Road
14 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Fuel Mileage Costs Tony Kanaan Victory at Pocono

Pocono, PA- For most of today’s Pocono 500 Verizon IndyCar Series race, it was looking like Tony Kanaan would come home victorious. Yes, the Team Penske trio was strong, but Kanaan was up there with them all day. The Brazilian, first took the lead on Lap 50 and drove away. Outside of pit sequences, he would lead all the way until Lap 148 when he had to pit for the second to last...
Via Race Review Online
19 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Tony Kanaan Strong on Saturday at Pocono

Pocono, PA- Tony Kanaan is always a threat when the Verizon IndyCar Series heads to an oval. For that reason is why the Brazilian was a favorite to win Sunday’s 500-mile race at the Pocono Raceway entering this weekend. Mix in him driving for Chip Ganassi Racing this year which is the same organization that swept all three podium spots in last year’s race and you have a guy that...
Via Race Review Online
20 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Bizarre Weekend in Houston Sees Underdogs Steal Podiums

Houston, TX- We always knew parity was coming on in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Gone are the days of the big three (Penske, Ganassi and Andretti) dominating the podiums and hogging the victory trophies. This weekend in Houston was even more evidence of that. After two complete races, stars like Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan, Helio Castroneves, Will Power, Ryan Hunter-Reay and Marco Andretti...
Via Race Review Online
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Kanaan eager for chance at Indy 500 repeat

ARLINGTON, Texas - Tony Kanaan hopes his Tuesday trip to Hurricane Harbor isn't an omen to how the rest of his week is going to go. Kanaan, the defending Indianapolis 500 winner, finished in the back of the pack when he helped christen the new Wahoo Racer water ride against various Arlington officials. He's hoping for much better results Sunday when he starts 16th in the...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 20, 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

IndyCar: Much Better Showing on Pole Day for Tony Kanaan

IndyCar Media Site INDIANAPOLIS- Yesterday wasn’t the day that defending Indianapolis 500 champion Tony Kanaan had hoped for. He said he knew his No. 10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Dallara/Chevrolet was “better in race trim than qualifying setup, but didn’t think it would be that bad.” Kanaan, was 23rd among the 33 qualifiers on Saturday afternoon with a four-lap average of...
Via Race Review Online
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Rough Weekend for Tony Kanaan Leaves Him with Bad Starting Spot

IndyCar Media Site Leeds, Ala- It hasn’t been the weekend that 2013 Indianapolis 500 champion Tony Kanaan had hoped for. Kanaan, entered this weekend 11th in Verizon IndyCar Series points as he had finishes of sixth and 18th so far in 2014. He was hopeful that he could turn that around at the beautiful 2.38-mile Barber Motorsports Park circuit this weekend. But, Kanaan has been...
Via Race Review Online
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

IndyCar drivers discuss Barber test

Scott Dixon, James Hinchcliffe, Mike Conway, Tony Kanaan and Graham Rahal discuss lessons that still need to be learned before next weekend's season-opener at St. Petersburg.
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

KVSH Racing announced Hydroxycut as a sponsor for 2014

KVSH Racing announced today at Barber Motorsports Park that Hydroxycut will be the primary sponsor of the No. 11 entry for seven races of the Verizon IndyCar Series season, including the March 28-30 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, and co-sponsor for the 98th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. Sebastian Bourdais will be piloting the car all season this year as he takes over the seat...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

IndyCar: What Can we Expect Out of Tony Kanaan in 2014

IndyCar Media Site INDIANAPOLIS- Fans are raving that 2013 Indianapolis 500 champion Tony Kanaan will be behind the wheel of the No. 10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Honda in 2014. This is what everyone has wanted to see for quite sometime now. Kanaan, hasn’t really had that “quote on quote” top ride for the last several seasons as he hasn’t won a series championship since 2004...
Via Race Review Online
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Kanaan accepts Indy 500 trophy, makes nice with former team

Tony Kanaan acknowledged Jimmy Vasser and Kevin Kalkhoven in his speech. Vasser said Kanaan was a good friend. If there are any lingering issues between the Indianapolis 500 winner and his former team, everyone sure did a good job of masking those problems when they received their ''Baby Borg'' trophies on Wednesday night at the Automotive News World Congress. The...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Kanaan, former owners accept Indy 500 trophies

Indianapolis 500 champion Tony Kanaan exchanged hugs and pats on the back with his former team owners. Kanaan, Jimmy Vasser and Kevin Kalkhoven had good reason to smile Wednesday night, when they received their ''Baby Borg'' trophies at the Automotive News World Congress. The Baby Borgs are smaller replicas of the Indy 500's Borg-Warner Trophy. Kanaan won the...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kanaan completes first test for Ganassi

Tony Kanaan got his first taste of driving for Chip Ganassi Racing in the #8 NTT Data car at a test at Sebring International Raceway on Wednesday. Joining Kanaan on track was 2013 IndyCar Champion Scott Dixon, Mid-Ohio winner Charlie Kimball and Alex Tagliani who took laps in the #10 car recently vacated by the retiring Dario Franchitti. It was also the first test for Chip Ganassi...
Via Formula 1 Blog
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Kanaan savors image on Indianapolis 500 trophy

Tony Kanaan gave his nose a little scratch on the tip, then a quick kiss. He had already kissed the bricks as the Indianapolis 500 winner. It was time to plant one on his image on the Borg-Warner Trophy. Kanaan was honored this week as the latest Indy 500 winner immortalized on the trophy awarded to the winner of the IndyCar Series' most prestigious race. He won his first Indy...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Strong end of 2013 season gives Simona momentum heading into 2014

Simona de Silvestro is coming off a career best season in 2013. She ended the season 13th in points and capped it off with some spirited runs including 5 straight top ten finishes including a long awaited first podium at Houston Race 1. Her season started strong with 3 top ten finishes in the first 4 races including a potential podium at St. Petersburg dashed by worn tires, but hit...
Via Formula 1 Blog
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

KVSH signs Mistic E-Cigs sponsorship for Bourdais

KVSH Racing has signed Mistic Electronic Cigarettes as co-primary sponsor for Sebastien Bourdais. The sponsorship agreement for the ''Mistic Machine'' is for two seasons. The sponsorship covers seven race weekends in 2014. Mistic CEO John Wiesehan Jr. called the partnership with KVSH a strategic fit that allows the brand to reach a new platform with IndyCar fans...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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