Scuderia Corsa: A Brief History

On Wednesday morning, Scuderia Corsa ramped up their IndyCar Series efforts. The team announced a partnership with Ed Carpenter Racing to field Ed Jones for 13 races in 2019. Jones will run the road and street course races in the… Continue Reading

Ed Jones joins Ed Carpenter Racing in partnership with Scuderia Corsa

The silly season dominoes are beginning to fall in quick succession as the month of October rolls along. Today’s announcement gives us news that Ed Carpenter Racing and Scuderia Corsa are teaming up to bring Ed Jones to the Chevrolet-backed team… Continue Reading

2018 in Review: Schmidt Peterson Motorsports

Robert Wickens and James Hinchcliffe

Today we continue with yet another Open-Wheels team recap from the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season.  Our latest organization going under the microscope is Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, the two-car all-Canadian team that made quite a bit of noise this summer… Continue Reading

WATKINS: Traditional television ratings can no longer be the benchmark

IndyCar at Sonoma

Imagine the year is 2018, and auto racing is struggling to keep traditional television numbers respectable amid a transforming technological world.  Same-day ratings decline gradually year-over-year, even with some of the most exciting race finishes and championship battles occurring right in… Continue Reading

Jim Cornelison enjoying opportunity as “Back Home Again in Indiana” singer

Jim Cornelison

Following the 2014 Indianapolis 500, fans of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing felt like they had said goodbye to an old friend. Jim Nabors had performed “Back Home Again in Indiana,” a pre-race staple before the ‘500, for the 36th… Continue Reading

Yet to lead a lap in 2018, Dixon still championship caliber

Scott Dixon

While it hasn’t been a perfect start to the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series championship for Scott Dixon, with all things considered it has been good enough. Following Dixon’s podium finish in the Indianapolis 500 this past weekend (and his 11th… Continue Reading