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

IndyCar and Dallara reduce aero kit costs for 2018

Hidden in the drama of Danica Patrick’s Indianapolis 500 announcement on Friday, IndyCar confirmed that teams will receive substantial discounts for their 2018 universal aero kits.  The story was first reported by RACER in September. In an effort led by the series’ two manufacturers, Chevrolet and Honda, and a grant from the Indiana Economic Development Corportation, … Continue reading IndyCar and Dallara reduce aero kit costs for 2018

Options for Danica Patrick in her Indianapolis 500 return

In a surprise announcement from Homestead-Miami Speedway this afternoon, Danica Patrick confirmed the end of her full-time racing career and additionally announced that she will run the Daytona 500 and Indianapolis 500 next season. “It just came from my heart, and I think it’s going to be awesome,” said Patrick.  “Nothing that was being presented … Continue reading Options for Danica Patrick in her Indianapolis 500 return

Matheus Leist confirmed as A.J. Foyt Racing driver in 2018

After weeks of speculation, A.J. Foyt Racing confirmed Thursday that 20-year-old Matheus Leist will pilot the #4 ABC Supply machine in the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series championship.  Paired with the series’ most experienced full-time driver in Tony Kanaan, the two make up “Team Brazil” and will certainly be a duo to watch for next season. … Continue reading Matheus Leist confirmed as A.J. Foyt Racing driver in 2018