Michael Andretti and Takuma Sato receive “Baby Borg” trophies in Detroit

This week’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit has been highlighted by some fun events that shift focus towards the Verizon IndyCar Series upcoming season. Wednesday night, there was a brief amount of time spent in Detroit to celebrate an annual offseason highlight. Defending Indianapolis 500-winning driver Takuma Sato and winning car owner Michael … Continue reading Michael Andretti and Takuma Sato receive “Baby Borg” trophies in Detroit

Nicole Briscoe returns to Indianapolis 500 telecast as race host

On Wednesday night, a name familiar to the IndyCar community found her place within the Indianapolis Motor Speedway pagoda once again. Nicole Briscoe was named host of the ABC’s coverage of the Indianapolis 500 in 2018, with the race’s 102nd running commencing on Sunday, May 27. Briscoe will be host the network’s pre-race coverage and … Continue reading Nicole Briscoe returns to Indianapolis 500 telecast as race host

Remembering Keith Jackson and his mark on the 1975 Indianapolis 500

On Friday, January 12, the sports broadcasting world lost an industry icon as five-time National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association sportscaster of the year Keith Jackson passed away at age 89. Jackson, who worked for ABC from 1966 to 2006, covered events from the World Series to the Olympics. Although he made his legacy as a … Continue reading Remembering Keith Jackson and his mark on the 1975 Indianapolis 500

ISM Raceway to host Prix View for February 10 IndyCar test

Earlier this week, the newly re-branded ISM (formerly Phoenix) Raceway announced the return of the popular “Prix View” for next month’s February test session. The event, which is book-ended by two IndyCar test sessions, will be free for all fans to attend. Gates will open at noon, with the test sessions scheduled from 1-4 p.m. … Continue reading ISM Raceway to host Prix View for February 10 IndyCar test

IndyCar Flashback: 1997 Budweiser/G.I. Joe’s 200

The release of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule was highlighted by the return of Portland International Raceway. After a 10-year absence, the 1.9-mile road course will return to host IndyCar on September 2. Throughout its 24-race IndyCar history, Portland played host several memorable moments. This week for IndyCar Flashback, we take a look at … Continue reading IndyCar Flashback: 1997 Budweiser/G.I. Joe’s 200

Rene Binder Added to Juncos Racing for Partial IndyCar Program

A surprise announcement came early Friday morning as one of IndyCar’s newest teams unveiled plans to expand their efforts for 2018. Rene Binder has been signed by Juncos Racing to compete in four races on the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series Schedule. Binder, 26, will get his first opportunity right out of the gate, making his … Continue reading Rene Binder Added to Juncos Racing for Partial IndyCar Program