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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 […]

100 Reasons It’s The Greatest Spectacle In Racing
Tuesday, 31 May, 2016 – 14:18 | Comments Off on 100 Reasons It’s The Greatest Spectacle In Racing
100 Reasons It’s The Greatest Spectacle In Racing

By John Sturbin Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
INDIANAPOLIS _ The first book I ever took out of the public library in my hometown was a history of the Indianapolis 500. And one of these days, I might bring it back.
Surely, the statute of limitations has expired.
Growing up in an era when the Indy 500 was available on Race […]

Indy 500 Winner Rossi Toasted By His Sport
Tuesday, 31 May, 2016 – 6:59 | Comments Off on Indy 500 Winner Rossi Toasted By His Sport
Indy 500 Winner Rossi Toasted By His Sport

INDIANAPOLIS _ The winner of the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 politely answers to either Alex or Alexander, is a gym rat, skips breakfast and doesn’t watch much TV.
Those were some of the probing questions Alexander Rossi fielded Monday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on the morning after his stunning victory in Sunday’s centennial edition […]

Jilted In F1, Rossi Drives To P1 At Indianapolis
Monday, 30 May, 2016 – 7:58 | Comments Off on Jilted In F1, Rossi Drives To P1 At Indianapolis
Jilted In F1, Rossi Drives To P1 At Indianapolis

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
INDIANAPOLIS – Michael Andretti says he knew exactly what he was getting when he added Alexander Rossi to his Verizon IndyCar Series driver lineup during the winter offseason.
“He was our hot, young American prospect to be in Formula One. He finally achieved his goal last year, which was awesome,” Andretti […]

Flat Spot On: New Beginning And A Surprise Ending
Sunday, 29 May, 2016 – 19:35 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: New Beginning And A Surprise Ending
Flat Spot On: New Beginning And A Surprise Ending

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
INDIANAPOLIS – The 100th running of the Indy 500 lived up to pre-race expectations. Usually this cynical journalist would refer to hype when writing about the build-up to a big race. But how can you overstate a long-running family feud finally ending in such joyous circumstances?
Under powder blue skies and […]