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Scary Crash, Rain Slam Texas; IndyCar Race Postponed Until August
Sunday, 12 Jun, 2016 – 16:45 | Comments Off on Scary Crash, Rain Slam Texas; IndyCar Race Postponed Until August
Scary Crash, Rain Slam Texas; IndyCar Race Postponed Until August

FORT WORTH, Texas – Frustrated by back-to-back days of intermittent-to-sideways rain showers and one grinding crash, INDYCAR and Texas Motor Speedway officials relented Sunday afternoon and pulled the plug on the Firestone 600 for 75 days.
The 20th edition of “America’s Original Nighttime IndyCar Race” will be run on Saturday, Aug. 27, as a one-day event […]

Wet Track Moves IndyCar Race At Texas To Sunday
Sunday, 12 Jun, 2016 – 6:58 | Comments Off on Wet Track Moves IndyCar Race At Texas To Sunday
Wet Track Moves IndyCar Race At Texas To Sunday

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – INDYCAR officials postponed Saturday night’s running of the 20th Firestone 600 after prolonged attempts to dry Texas Motor Speedway proved futile.
The Verizon IndyCar Series race has been rescheduled for 1:15 p.m. (CDT) Sunday. Gates, suites and Victory Lane Club will open at 11 a.m. There will be no […]

Water Adds Another Layer Of Intrigue To IndyCar Race In Texas
Saturday, 11 Jun, 2016 – 17:08 | Comments Off on Water Adds Another Layer Of Intrigue To IndyCar Race In Texas
Water Adds Another Layer Of Intrigue To IndyCar Race In Texas

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas _ Rain in and around Texas Motor Speedway unexpectedly has thrown another element for Verizon IndyCar Series teams to consider heading into Saturday night’s Firestone 600.
After practice and qualifying conducted with ambient temperatures in the mid-90s and track temps at times exceeding 130 degrees, TMS’ high-banked, 1.5-mile […]

Rossi Views His Life Like A Mid-’80s Teen Movie
Saturday, 11 Jun, 2016 – 16:58 | Comments Off on Rossi Views His Life Like A Mid-’80s Teen Movie
Rossi Views His Life Like A Mid-’80s Teen Movie

FORT WORTH, Texas _ Whenever art imitates life for reigning Indianapolis 500 champion Alexander Rossi, it’s often in the form of flashbacks from The Breakfast Club.
The man who said he doesn’t eat breakfast lists the 1985 coming-of-age movie as his favorite, and it’s not because he has an ongoing thing for Molly Ringwald as Claire […]

Rahal Hauls It During Final Practice
Friday, 10 Jun, 2016 – 20:39 | Comments Off on Rahal Hauls It During Final Practice
Rahal Hauls It During Final Practice

FORT WORTH, Texas – Graham Rahal rallied from a disappointing qualifying effort and an overall frustrating Friday to the top of the speed chart during the final Verizon IndyCar Series practice leading into Saturday night’s 20th annual Firestone 600.
Rahal toured TMS’ high-banked, 1.5-mile quadoval in 24.4841-seconds and 213.935 mph during a 47-lap run in conditions […]

Munoz Adds Texas Pole To IndyCar Resume
Friday, 10 Jun, 2016 – 19:19 | Comments Off on Munoz Adds Texas Pole To IndyCar Resume
Munoz Adds Texas Pole To IndyCar Resume

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Carlos Munoz checked-off another box in his emerging open-wheel career Friday afternoon, earning his first career Verizon IndyCar Series P1 Award for the 20th annual Firestone 600.
Munoz toured TMS’ high-banked, 1.5-mile quadoval in a combined 48.2460-seconds at 217.137 mph to finish on-pole for the first time […]

Dixon Still Pushing Right Button For Ganassi
Friday, 10 Jun, 2016 – 7:12 | Comments Off on Dixon Still Pushing Right Button For Ganassi
Dixon Still Pushing Right Button For Ganassi

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Team-owner Chip Ganassi once famously remarked that he would hire a Martian to drive any of his race cars if he/she/it could “push the button.”
That’s exactly what Scott Dixon _ proud citizen of New Zealand, Mother Earth _ has been doing for 15 stellar seasons at […]

Power Finds Way Back To Victory Lane At Belle Isle
Sunday, 5 Jun, 2016 – 16:45 | Comments Off on Power Finds Way Back To Victory Lane At Belle Isle
Power Finds Way Back To Victory Lane At Belle Isle

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Will Power – as least temporarily – climbed back to the top spot in the almighty four-driver Team Penske IndyCar Series organization Sunday when he held off teammate Simon Pagenaud to win the second Dual in Detroit race of the weekend.
The win for Power, the 2014 series champion, was his […]

Bourdais Takes Round 1 In Detroit
Saturday, 4 Jun, 2016 – 18:58 | Comments Off on Bourdais Takes Round 1 In Detroit
Bourdais Takes Round 1 In Detroit

Sebastien Bourdais and his KVSH Racing team played a pair of key pit stop gambles into the winning hand during Saturday’s first race of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit, making history in the process.
A four-time Champ Car driver’s champion, Bourdais won by 2.0401-seconds over rookie Conor Daly in the 70-lap race on the 2.35-mile temporary […]

Pagenaud On Pole For Race 1 In Detroit
Friday, 3 Jun, 2016 – 18:53 | Comments Off on Pagenaud On Pole For Race 1 In Detroit
Pagenaud On Pole For Race 1 In Detroit

Simon Pagenaud earned the pole position for the first race of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit.
Pagenaud’s fast lap in the Fast Six, the last of three rounds of knockout qualifying on the 2.35-mile Raceway at Belle Isle Park temporary street course, was ain 1 minute, 14.9166 seconds (112.926 mph) in the No. 22 Team Penske […]