Spencer Pigot to return as Ed Carpenter Racing driver in 2019

In feel-good announcements this afternoon, Ed Carpenter Racing confirmed that Spencer Pigot will continue as the team’s full-time driver in the No. 21 Chevrolet for the 2019 season. Pigot, who turns 25 on September 29, is 13th in the Verizon IndyCar Series championship.  In 2018 he picked up his first career podium by finishing runner-up … Continue reading Spencer Pigot to return as Ed Carpenter Racing driver in 2019

Rossi Tops Extended Final Practice after Qualifying is Rained Out

Starting lineup; Practice 2 results; Combined practice results Following a rain-filled afternoon at Gateway Motorsports Park, IndyCar elected to cancel qualifying for the Bommarito Automotive Group 500. The field for Saturday night’s 248-lap race was set by entrant points. Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon will start first. The series also moved to extend this evening’s … Continue reading Rossi Tops Extended Final Practice after Qualifying is Rained Out

Winner Ryan Hunter-Reay not phased by delayed start to Detroit’s second dual

Grandstands were packed and the grid was set at 3:50 p.m. Sunday afternoon for the start of the second Detroit race around Belle Isle. Instead, the field took another 28 minutes to get to the green flag. The pace car, driven by General Motors vice president Mark Reuss spun as it tried to lead the … Continue reading Winner Ryan Hunter-Reay not phased by delayed start to Detroit’s second dual

Ferrucci poised for INDYCAR debut in place of Fittipaldi at Detroit

While Dale Coyne Racing’s Pietro Fittipaldi continues to recover from leg fractures sustained in a May accident at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Formula 1 reserve driver Santino Ferrucci will make his Verizon IndyCar Series debut this weekend in place of the Brazilian rookie. As the agreement was announced prior to Zachary Claman De Melo’s solid … Continue reading Ferrucci poised for INDYCAR debut in place of Fittipaldi at Detroit