Ireland native Keith Donegan continues wild ride with MRTI Shootout victory

While there were 17 drivers on hand this weekend for the 2017 Mazda Road to Indy Scholarship Shootout, only one of them was destined for victory in the tense, compelling and authentic competition.  For Keith Donegan, a driver from Dublin, Ireland, to be that driver was almost as astonishing to himself as it were the … Continue reading Ireland native Keith Donegan continues wild ride with MRTI Shootout victory

2017 Mazda Road to Indy Scholarship Shootout Wrap-Up

After a grueling two-day competition featuring 17 participants, 6 judges, 4 on-track practice sessions an a highly-scrutinized race, 20-year-old Keith Donegan was the driver to come out on top of the 2017 Mazda Road to Indy Scholarship Shootout.  As a reward, the Dublin, Ireland native will receive a $200,000 scholarship to compete in the 2018 … Continue reading 2017 Mazda Road to Indy Scholarship Shootout Wrap-Up

Jack Harvey, Michael Shank Racing team up with Schmidt-Peterson Racing for select 2018 IndyCar races

Announced at this morning’s PRI Trade Show in Indianapolis, Jack Harvey and Michael Shank Racing will begin a multi-year partnership with Schmidt-Peterson Motorsports that will place the British driver in the IndyCar field for at least four races in 2018, with additional events expected to be confirmed at a later date. Building on its maiden … Continue reading Jack Harvey, Michael Shank Racing team up with Schmidt-Peterson Racing for select 2018 IndyCar races

Indianapolis 500 announcer Dave Calabro shares unique friendship with Jim Nabors

If you have visited the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Greatest Spectacle in Racing at any time between 1985 and the present, you have most likely heard the smooth, warm voices of Dave Calabro and Jim Nabors. Calabro, a fan of the Speedway first before eventually joining the public address team in 1985, was fortunate … Continue reading Indianapolis 500 announcer Dave Calabro shares unique friendship with Jim Nabors

Phoenix International Raceway to honor Mario Andretti’s 25th anniversary of final win

April 6th and 7th, 2018 was already a weekend that IndyCar, its teams and fans had circled on their calendars. The first oval race of the season and the first oval for the new universal aero kit will be held at ISM (currently Phoenix) Raceway in Avondale, Arizona. Yesterday, a big announcement only added to … Continue reading Phoenix International Raceway to honor Mario Andretti’s 25th anniversary of final win

Press Release: Brian Barnhart joins Harding Racing as president

It has been formally announced this morning that Brian Barnhart, INDYCAR’s current race director and long-time competition executive, will leave the sanctioning body to pursue a position as president with Harding Racing. With the addition of Barnhart to lead the program, Harding appears to have made a statement regarding their full-time existence in INDYCAR.  They … Continue reading Press Release: Brian Barnhart joins Harding Racing as president

Dan and Dario: A void in the IndyCar paddock

As the warmth of IndyCar’s season finale at Sonoma Raceway begins to fade and the cold offseason takes a stronger hold, my thoughts begin to wander. This is a time where possibility is widespread in motorsport.  The winter months offer speculation, predictions, announcements and everything left in between.  We have seen Danica Patrick announce an … Continue reading Dan and Dario: A void in the IndyCar paddock