INDYCAR rookie Pietro Fittipaldi involved in serious accident at Spa-Francorchamps

Brazilian rookie driver Pietro Fittipaldi was scheduled to compete in this month’s 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 for Dale Coyne Racing, driving the No. 19 Paysafe Honda and continuing a family legacy left by his grandfather, Emerson Fittipaldi. After a serious accident during qualifications for the Six Hours of Spa, it appears those plans … Continue reading INDYCAR rookie Pietro Fittipaldi involved in serious accident at Spa-Francorchamps

Three Veterans Complete Indianapolis 500 Refresher Program

Rookie Orientation/Veteran Refresher Practice Results Tuesday afternoon saw three Indianapolis 500 veterans return to the speedway for the refresher course. Jay Howard (Schmidt Peterson Motorsports), Sage Karam (Dreyer and Reinbold Racing) and Danica Patrick (Ed Carpenter Racing) all participated in the four-hour session. The course requires drivers to run 15 laps between 210 and 215 … Continue reading Three Veterans Complete Indianapolis 500 Refresher Program

INDYCAR Rookies complete orientation program at Indianapolis

As the calendar turned to May 1, it was time for the Indianapolis 500 rookies to take to the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval on Tuesday for the annual Rookie Orientation Program.  This comes after the Verizon IndyCar Series hosted a series-wide open test on Monday featuring 21 competitors. To kick off the day, news … Continue reading INDYCAR Rookies complete orientation program at Indianapolis

IndyCar teams prepare for three days of testing at Indianapolis

This week signifies the unofficial start of the 102nd Indianapolis 500 as team and driver combinations hit the track for three days of varying test sessions.  As March sessions were cancelled due to weather, the postponed dates occurring on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday look to have beautiful weather in sight for both teams and fans … Continue reading IndyCar teams prepare for three days of testing at Indianapolis