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Hinch’s Hunch Pays Off Big
Friday, 17 Apr, 2015 – 7:12 | Comments Off on Hinch’s Hunch Pays Off Big
Hinch’s Hunch Pays Off Big

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James Hinchcliffe had a premonition midway through the inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana when his crew ordered him not to make a pit stop like the rest of the Verizon IndyCar Series field leaders at NOLA Motorsports Park.
Hinch’s hunch became a winner when the Canadian took the checkered flag Sunday after an unpredictable series […]

On To NOLA: De Silvestro Gets Another Shot
Wednesday, 8 Apr, 2015 – 7:36 | Comments Off on On To NOLA: De Silvestro Gets Another Shot
On To NOLA: De Silvestro Gets Another Shot

Simona de Silvestro’s Verizon IndyCar Series comeback tour will continue this weekend in a fourth Andretti Autosport entry for the inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana.
The 2010 IndyCar Rookie of the Year, de Silvestro started 11th and finished 18th in the season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg (Fla.) on March 29. The Streets of […]

Montoya Leads Penske Parade In Season-Opening IndyCar Event
Sunday, 29 Mar, 2015 – 17:03 | Comments Off on Montoya Leads Penske Parade In Season-Opening IndyCar Event
Montoya Leads Penske Parade In Season-Opening IndyCar Event

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Juan Pablo Montoya stripped the lead from Team Penske teammate Will Power during a green flag pitting sequence with just under 30 laps to go and then led the rest of the way to win the season-opening Verizon IndyCar Series race in St. Petersburg, Fla.
“Today was a good day […]

Power Claims Pole In St. Pete
Saturday, 28 Mar, 2015 – 17:21 | Comments Off on Power Claims Pole In St. Pete
Power Claims Pole In St. Pete

Defending champion Will Power opened the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series by winning the pole for Sunday’s race in St. Petersburg, Fla.
The Team Penske driver earned the pole by breaking the 13-year-old track record with a lap of 1:00:6509 seconds in the second session on Saturday.
Power will be seeking his third career win at St. Petersburg […]

Andretti Signs Simona de Silvestro
Wednesday, 11 Mar, 2015 – 17:03 | One Comment
Andretti Signs Simona de Silvestro

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Simona de Silvestro, one of only three women to have recorded a podium finish in the Verizon IndyCar Series, will drive a fourth Andretti Autosport Honda in the 2015 season-opener at St. Petersburg, Fla., later this month.
Team-owner Michael Andretti announced de Silvestro’s addition to his lineup Wednesday in Indianapolis.
“I’m very excited to be joining […]

Chassis Battle Is On In IndyCar
Wednesday, 11 Mar, 2015 – 8:38 | One Comment
Chassis Battle Is On In IndyCar

With the unveiling of American Honda’s long-awaited aero-kit, sanctioning body INDYCAR officially can boast a bona fide chassis competition for the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season.
Honda’s aero kit was introduced Monday evening in Culver City, Calif., during a reception attended by principals from Honda Performance Development, American Honda and INDYCAR. Reigning Indianapolis 500 champion Ryan […]

IndyCar Hopes Aero On Target
Wednesday, 18 Feb, 2015 – 8:54 | Comments Off on IndyCar Hopes Aero On Target
IndyCar Hopes Aero On Target

Introduction of aerodynamic bodywork kits from Chevrolet and Honda for the 2015 season will mark the start of a highly anticipated era of chassis competition in the Verizon IndyCar Series.
Aerodynamic bodywork designed, manufactured and supplied by Chevrolet and Honda will begin with the revised season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Fla., on March 29. […]

INDYCAR Bosses Make Expansive Statements
Tuesday, 17 Feb, 2015 – 19:16 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Bosses Make Expansive Statements
INDYCAR Bosses Make Expansive Statements

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Plans for an expanded, 20-race Verizon IndyCar Series schedule covering seven months were laid out by Mark Miles, CEO of Hulman & Company, in a “State of the Sport” news conference during Media Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The 2015 season got off to a thud in late January when the […]

IndyCar Won’t Replace Brazilia Date
Tuesday, 3 Feb, 2015 – 8:18 | Comments Off on IndyCar Won’t Replace Brazilia Date
IndyCar Won’t Replace Brazilia Date

The Verizon IndyCar Series schedule will not begin on March 8 as scheduled.
In a press release issued by the series, officials said that it has been unable to find a replacement for the race in Brasilia, Brazil, which was cancelled by event organizers this week.
The statement read: INDYCAR has explored several possibilities in an attempt […]

Brasilia Withdrawal Shakes Up IndyCar’s Season-Opening Plans
Saturday, 31 Jan, 2015 – 9:26 | Comments Off on Brasilia Withdrawal Shakes Up IndyCar’s Season-Opening Plans
Brasilia Withdrawal Shakes Up IndyCar’s Season-Opening Plans

INDYCAR officials are exploring options to save the Verizon IndyCar Series’ 2015 season-opening weekend in the aftermath of an unexpected cancellation of the scheduled March 6-8 event in Brasilia, Brazil.
The Indianapolis-based sanctioning body was blindsided Thursday when BAND, promoter of the race scheduled for the 3.4-mile Autodromo Internacional Nelson Piquet road-course, pulled the plug on […]