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Castroneves, Danica Earn Shot At 500 Pole
Saturday, 19 May, 2018 – 16:56 | Comments Off on Castroneves, Danica Earn Shot At 500 Pole
Castroneves, Danica Earn Shot At 500 Pole

Two of the big stories at the 2018 Indianapolis 500 got a bit bigger on Saturday as  Helio Castroneves and Danica Patrick both drove into Sunday’s Fast Nine second day of qualifying and, hence, will have a shot at winning the pole for next Sunday’s race.
Team Penske’s Castroneves posted the top number during Sunday’s Bump […]

Turbo Boost Sends Cars To ‘Warp Speed’ At Indy
Saturday, 19 May, 2018 – 8:31 | Comments Off on Turbo Boost Sends Cars To ‘Warp Speed’ At Indy
Turbo Boost Sends Cars To ‘Warp Speed’ At Indy

Additional turbocharger boost sent practice speeds at Indianapolis Motor Speedway over the 230 mph barrier _ aka warp speed _ during Fast Friday, the eve of two days of qualifications for the 102nd edition of the Indianapolis 500.
Third-generation driver Marco Andretti topped the chart for the second time this week with a lap of 00:38.8262-seconds/231.802 […]

Andretti Climbs To Top Of Charts At Indianapolis
Thursday, 17 May, 2018 – 9:01 | Comments Off on Andretti Climbs To Top Of Charts At Indianapolis
Andretti Climbs To Top Of Charts At Indianapolis

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Third-generation Indy car driver Marco Andretti took Andretti Autosport and Honda to the top of the speed chart with a lap over 227 mph during Wednesday’s seven-hour practice for the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500.
Andretti’s best lap of 227.053 mph around the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval led a […]

Same Old, Same Old: Penske Cars Fast At Indy
Wednesday, 16 May, 2018 – 8:12 | Comments Off on Same Old, Same Old: Penske Cars Fast At Indy
Same Old, Same Old: Penske Cars Fast At Indy

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Team Penske, the most successful organization in the history of Indy car racing, was out-of-the-box fast Tuesday during the official start of practice for the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 27.
Simon Pagenaud topped an expanded speed chart as all 35 entered drivers completed laps around the 2.5-mile Indianapolis […]

Power Repeats As Winner Of The Indy Grand Prix
Saturday, 12 May, 2018 – 16:43 | Comments Off on Power Repeats As Winner Of The Indy Grand Prix
Power Repeats As Winner Of The Indy Grand Prix

Will Power played the tire game to perfection on Saturday and that handed him the victory in the INDY Grand Prix on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s infield road course.
The victory was the third for the Team Penske driver in the event with the others coming in 2015 and then last year.
He led 56 laps of […]

Power On Pole For Indy GP
Saturday, 12 May, 2018 – 7:56 | Comments Off on Power On Pole For Indy GP
Power On Pole For Indy GP

Will Power has been unbeatable at the INDYCAR Grand Prix when starting the Verizon IndyCar Series race from pole position.
The Team Penske driver and 2014 series champion is looking to make it three-for-three on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road-course Saturday after collecting the Verizon P1 Award during qualifying. Power, who won the race from P1 in 2015 […]

Month of May Could Be ‘Bumpy’ At Indianapolis
Friday, 4 May, 2018 – 16:35 | Comments Off on Month of May Could Be ‘Bumpy’ At Indianapolis
Month of May Could Be ‘Bumpy’ At Indianapolis

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Bump Day is positioned to return to the Indianapolis 500 qualifying format for the first time since 2011 this month at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where 35 entries officially have been filed for the 102nd edition of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.”
Six winners are listed among the 35 drivers who will […]

Danica Searching For A Comfort Level At Indy
Thursday, 3 May, 2018 – 9:08 | Comments Off on Danica Searching For A Comfort Level At Indy
Danica Searching For A Comfort Level At Indy

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Danica Patrick says she is looking for “a fun May” in her ballyhooed return to open-wheel racing for the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500. And after a seven-year hiatus from the Verizon IndyCar Series and an underwhelming NASCAR Cup Series career, Patrick equates “fun” with “being relevant.”
“Oh, I remember […]

Danica Strikes Up Swan Song At Indianapolis
Wednesday, 2 May, 2018 – 7:18 | Comments Off on Danica Strikes Up Swan Song At Indianapolis
Danica Strikes Up Swan Song At Indianapolis

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Danica Patrick is back in an Indy car at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where she hopes a career built on “trusting my ass” will take her to one last flashback of Danicamania.
Patrick completed her veteran refresher test Tuesday around the 2.5-mile IMS oval, clearing the way for her to practice beginning […]

Newgarden Likes What He Sees In IndyCar Windscreen
Tuesday, 1 May, 2018 – 16:14 | Comments Off on Newgarden Likes What He Sees In IndyCar Windscreen
Newgarden Likes What He Sees In IndyCar Windscreen

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion and point-leader Josef Newgarden ran hot laps with INDYCAR’s windscreen prototype after Monday’s open test on the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway for drivers with previous Indy 500 experience.
It was the second on-track test of the prototype windscreen attached to INDYCAR’s new-for-2018 universal chassis, following four-time […]