VICS: The “Other” 1-2 Finish

WEST CHESTER, Pa. — As the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series came to an end with a 1-2 finish for Team Penske in the standings, many people are overlooking the other 1-2 finish of Target Chip Ganassi’s Tony Kanaan and Scott Dixon. This is a huge accomplishment for the organization that came into the season with high hopes and despite the success in the last four races of the season...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Will Power wins first IndyCar title while Kanaan takes win

FONTANA, California – Will Power can finally celebrate his first Verizon IndyCar Series championship after his Team Penske teammate Helio Castroneves pulled a “Will Power.” How ironic that in a season when he was nailed for a series of drive-through speeding penalties that Power would clinch his first Verizon IndyCar Series championship when his teammate and only championship...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Power wins IndyCar series title behind Kanaan

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) Will Power won his first IndyCar Series championship Saturday night, finishing ninth in the final race and claiming the season title after a career filled with agonizing misses. Tony Kanaan won the 500-mile, double-points race at Fontana for his first victory of the season, but Power drove an intelligent race with just enough aggression to preserve his healthy...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Power wins first IndyCar championship, Tony Kanaan wins at Auto Club

Will Power’s elusive chase of a championship in the Verizon IndyCar Series finally came to an end on Saturday night at Auto Club Speedway. The Australian born driver began the race from the back of the field and drove a conservative race for much of the night backing though the field as the race approached its scheduled 250 laps. He finished ninth, enough to win his first IndyCar...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Aleshin Crash Overshadows IndyCar Finale

((HT: IndyCar Series/IMS Radio Network))This is flat out scary from Friday night's practice at the Fontana Speedway in the concluding race of the 2014 IndyCar season involving Mikhail Aleshin and the low groove.Aleshin was listed in serious but stable condition with a with a concussion, fractured ribs, a broken right clavicle and chest injuries. Qualifying had been frozen at...
Via Online Sports Guys
2 days ago  |  Discuss

All or nothing: Most of Fontana field aims only for race win

FONTANA, Calif. -- As the 2014 IndyCar Series season comes to a close on Saturday night at Auto Club Speedway, there are many other storylines than the battle for the series championship. To some of the drivers in the 22-car field, they could care less about the points race; it's a last chance for them to score a victory this season. Team Penske driver Will Power has a 51-point...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Power had to see doctor after getting showered in cream puffs

Indy car driver Will Power (awesome name, right?) won the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 on Sunday and was treated to quite the celebration. Juan Pablo Montoya and Tony Kanaan, who finished second and third in the race, showered Power in so much stuff that he actually needed to seek medical attention when he left victory […]
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Power builds points lead after winning Milwaukee

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) Juan Pablo Montoya and Tony Kanaan finally caught up with Milwaukee Mile winner Will Power at the post-race celebration, lathering his head with cream puffs. Power pulled away when it counted on the track. The IndyCar points leader maneuvered through high-speed gridlock to claim a crucial victory Sunday that gave him a little breathing room in the standings...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss


A member of the Verizon IndyCar Series community is the co-host of “Garage Squad,” a new car-oriented series that debuts tonight at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) on Velocity. Lauren Bohlander, wife of 2013 Indianapolis 500 winner Tony Kanaan and the Verizon IndyCar Series’ at track video host, is a co-host of the show along with racing personality Bruno Massel. “After years of working...
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August 02, 2014  |  Discuss


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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July 22, 2014  |  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...
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July 20, 2014  |  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...
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July 20, 2014  |  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
July 11, 2014  |  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
July 06, 2014  |  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
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Indy 500 Media Day

On Thursday afternoon, Indy 500 drivers met with the media and answered questions ranging from: peanuts or plain, blonde or brunette, and more than a few about racing. Here are some of my favorite quips: Tony Kanaan on returning to the Indy 500 a winner: Kanaan says when he first drove in to the track and saw the big banner with his face on it he thought, “This is my place.”...
Via The Blue Mare
May 23, 2014  |  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...
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May 20, 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: 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...
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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
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