INDYCAR NEWS

Hinchcliffe To Join Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ Verizon IndyCar Series team

INDIANAPOLIS (Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014) – James Hinchcliffe has a new home in the Verizon IndyCar Series. The three-time Verizon IndyCar Series race winner has signed a multi-year contract with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports to drive the team’s No. 77 entry, beginning with the 2015 race season.  “Despite being around in Indy Lights for years, SPM is a relatively young team in the...
Via On Pit Road
11 days ago  |  Discuss

VICS: Hinchcliffe Announces Move to Schmidt Peterson

WEST CHESTER, Pa. — James Hinchcliffe, who drove for Andretti Autosports the last three seasons, announced Tuesday that he will be joining Schmidt Peterson Motorsports to drive the No. 77 machine which became vacant when Simon Pagenaud signed with Team Penske last week. “To see what they have accomplished in the last few seasons has been incredible. Winning races, being competitive...
Via Rubbings Racing
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Hinchcliffe to join Schmidt Peterson Motorsports

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) James Hinchcliffe has signed on with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports for the 2015 IndyCar season. The 27-year-old Canadian driver replaces Simon Pagenaud, who announced earlier that he was joining Roger Penske's team. Hinchcliffe was the series' 2011 rookie of the year and won three races in 2013 with Andretti Autosport. Last season, Hinchcliffe made 18 starts...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Hinchcliffe moves to Schmidt Peterson Motorsports for 2015

Just one week after losing Simon Pagenaud to Team Penske, it didn't take long for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports to find another top driver. James Hinchcliffe is leaving Andretti Autosport to take over the No. 77 Honda at Schmidt Peterson Motorsports in 2015 in an announcement made Tuesday in Indianapolis. The three-time Verizon IndyCar Series race winner has signed a multi-year...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Indy 500 winner Hunter-Reay to represent USA in 2014 Race of Champions

There are many great things that come with winning the Indianapolis 500 such as racing immortality, your face on the BorgWarner Trophy and, of course, the "financial benefits." For Ryan Hunter Reay, it also includes a trip to Barbados to compete in the 2014 Race of Champions. The winner of the 98th Indianapolis 500 will represent the Verizon IndyCar Series in the annual...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

INDYCAR: Ryan Hunter-Reay to run Race of Champions in Barbados

BRADFORD, Ontario — INDYCAR announced today the 2014 Indianapolis 500 Champion Ryan Hunter-Reay will run compete in this year’s annual Race of Champions, which is slated to take place at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14. “I’m absolutely thrilled to be returning to the Race of Champions for the second time,” Hunter-Reay said. ”My first ROC in Bangkok...
Via Rubbings Racing
24 days ago  |  Discuss

HUNTER-REAY TO COMPETE IN RACE OF CHAMPIONS IN BARBADOS

INDIANAPOLIS (Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014) – Indianapolis 500 champion Ryan Hunter-Reay will represent the Verizon IndyCar Series in the annual Race of Champions, slated to take place at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14. “I’m absolutely thrilled to be returning to the Race of Champions for the second time,” said Hunter-Reay, who previously raced in the Race...
Via On Pit Road
25 days ago  |  Discuss

A Family Affair: Bloomington Highlights Two-race Weekend for Kraig Kinser

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — September 24, 2014 — It’s going to be an emotional night on Friday at Bloomington Speedway for the entire Kinser family, there is no doubt about it, as Steve Kinser makes his final start at his home track as a full-time member of the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series. As he has for most of the last decade, Kraig Kinser will be there to compete against...
Via On Pit Road
26 days ago  |  Discuss

HRE Dover 200 Race Preview for Alex Bowman

Hattori Racing Enterprises (HRE) will have Alex Bowman behind the wheel of the No. 80 Chiba Toyopet Toyota Camry this weekend for the Dover 200  at Dover International Speedway. This will be Alex Bowman`s first start in the Nationwide Series with former IndyCar Series driver Shigeaki Hattori and the HRE team.  Bowman has five prior starts at the “Monster Mile”, his best finish...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Billy Boat Motorsports Expands with NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Entry

Billy Boat Motorsports (BBM) today announced it will field a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) entry with 19-year-old driver Mason Mingus beginning next weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.  The Brentwood, Tennessee native will complete the remaining six-race schedule in the No. 15 Call 811 Before You Dig Chevrolet Silverado with BBM, a team that currently runs part-time...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

VICS: CFH Racing Releases Announcements About 2015

WEST CHESTER, Pa. — We all know about the merger between Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing into CFH Racing for the 2015 season, but what wasn’t known was who would the newly formed team have pilot their machines. In an announcement, CFH Racing reviled they will run Chevrolet’s engine and aero kits during the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season and left open...
Via Rubbings Racing
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

INDYCAR NEWS AND NOTES – Sept. 17, 2014

Today’s Verizon IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy headlines: CFH Racing confirms Chevy power for 2015 Check out the champion as a DJ  Mazda Road to Indy driver Herta wins in Malaysia  Of note CFH Racing confirms Chevy power for 2015: CFH Racing’s announcement that it will run Chevrolet’s engine and aero kits during the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season...
Via On Pit Road
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Newly-formed CFH Racing choose Chevy power

With strong ties to both engine manufacturers in the Verizon IndyCar Series, Chevrolet will power the newly formed CFH Racing team for the 2015 season. CFH Racing is the combination of Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman and the teams announced a merger on August 23 at the Milwaukee Mile. Carpenter’s single-car operation used Chevrolet engines and Fisher’s single-car...
Via Fox Sports
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ross Chastain to drive No 80 for Hattori Racing at Chicagoland

Hattori Racing Enterprises (HRE) will be making their fifth start in the NASCAR Nationwide Series this coming weekend at Chicagoland Speedway. Once again the team is pleased to have driver Ross Chastain behind the wheel of the No. 80 Toyota sponsored Toyota Camry. This will be Ross’ second start with Hattori Racing Enterprises and his fourth overall in the Nationwide Series. This...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Relive highlights of the full 2014 IndyCar season

The 2014 Verizon IndyCar series spanned six months with 18 hotly contested races, including three double-headers and the inaugural race on the newly configured Indianapolis road course. The season began on March 30 on the Streets of St. Petersburg, where eventual series champion Will Power made the headlines. Power may have won the race but it wasn’t without controversy as, leading...
Via Fox Sports
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Power cashes in on 1st IndyCar title

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Will Power capped his first IndyCar Series championship with a $1 million bonus check. Power won his first series championship Saturday night, finishing ninth in the final race at Fontana before raising the Astor Cup for the first time in a career filled with agonizing misses. Power and team owner Roger Penske were presented with the championship bonus check...
Via AP on Fox
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch as quadriplegic Schmidt returns to the racetrack

INDIANAPOLIS – During his Indianapolis 500 career as a driver, Sam Schmidt made three four-lap qualification attempts to make the starting lineup of the race from 1997-99. Schmidt’s best qualification effort came in 1999 when he started seventh in the 33-car starting lineup. Yet Schmidt made his most impressive four-lap run in 2014, when he drove a specially prepared Corvette...
Via Fox Sports
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Kanaan dedicates win to Franchitti as No. 10 returns to winning ways

FONTANA, California – It was past halfway of the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season and the much-anticipated pairing of Tony Kanaan in the No. 10 Target/Chip Ganassi Racing car appeared stuck in neutral. Kanaan, who won the 2013 Indianapolis 500, was in the same car that Dario Franchitti had driven to two of his three Indianapolis 500 victories and three of his four IndyCar Series...
Via Fox Sports
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

IndyCar champ's award speech goes awry as struggles to read teleprompter

LOS ANGELES – It was three hours before 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series champion Will Power was to go on stage Sunday night at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles and he had just completed an interview for the Honda IndyCar Report on RACEDAY on FOX Sports Radio. Three hours to go and a driver who fearlessly races against risks in every race was already getting nervous about delivering...
Via Fox Sports
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

No longer second fiddle: Will Power overcomes fear of failure with first IndyCar title

FONTANA, Calif. -- Entering the final race of the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season, Will Power had defeated every challenger on the race track but his biggest foe remained in his own mind. It's the same foe that defeated him for the championship in 2010, 2011 and 2012 and it was one that frankly haunted him for the past 14 days leading into Saturday night's MAVTV 500 at...
Via Fox Sports
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Always the bridesmaid: Castroneves narrowly misses out on IndyCar title again

Helio Castroneves has achieved the epitome of any racers' dreams by winning the Indianapolis 500 three times in his career. He has won 29 IndyCar races to tie him with the legendary Rick Mears for 11th on the all-time wins list and his 41 poles are the fourth most in IndyCar history. But there is one glaring omission from Castroneves' list of career accomplishments -- he...
Via Fox Sports
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Wins First Verizon IndyCar Series Championship

Will Power earned his first Verizon IndyCar Series championship with a ninth-place finish in the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway.   Power, who entered the 18th race of the season with a 51-point lead over Team Penske teammate Helio Castroneves, had been the championship runner-up in 2010, 2011 and 2012. It was the ninth consecutive year that the series champion was determined in...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
August 31, 2014  |  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
August 31, 2014  |  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
August 31, 2014  |  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...
Via Tireball.com
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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