INDYCAR announces NBC as exclusive television partner in new deal

With the present Verizon IndyCar Series television deal set to expire at the end of this 2018 season, Hulman and Company CEO Mark Miles pleased many fans when he announced that IndyCar Series racing will be broadcasted solely on the NBC family of networks beginning with the 2019 campaign.  The new three-year deal was announced … Continue reading INDYCAR announces NBC as exclusive television partner in new deal

Helio’s Return, Penske’s Dominance Highlight Barber Open Test

Practice 1 results; Practice 2 results; Combined practice results Despite being scheduled for just two version IndyCar Series races in 2018, Helio Castroneves remains an integral part of the IndyCar paddock. Castroneves served as Grand Marshal for the March 11 season-opener, the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. The 3-time Indianapolis 500 winner would also … Continue reading Helio’s Return, Penske’s Dominance Highlight Barber Open Test

Pippa Mann and Dale Coyne Racing confirm 2018 Indy 500 program

A long-awaited confirmation has arrived this morning, as Dale Coyne Racing and it’s longtime Indianapolis 500 driver Pippa Mann announced that they will once again team up during the month of May in 2018. Mann, 34, has contested each of the last five Indianapolis 500’s with the Honda-powered team and recorded her best finish at … Continue reading Pippa Mann and Dale Coyne Racing confirm 2018 Indy 500 program

A Triumphant Beginning to Bourdais, Vasser/Sullivan Reunion

Sunday’s win in the season opener on the streets of St. Petersburg completed a long comeback for driver and his two co-owners in the race. Sebastien Bourdais took the checkered flag in the 110-lap race, his first win since a last-to-first charge in the event in 2017. The win for the four-time ChampCar champion comes … Continue reading A Triumphant Beginning to Bourdais, Vasser/Sullivan Reunion

Sebastien Bourdais outlasts the competition for second straight St. Pete win

2018 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Race Results Interesting and compelling right from the first lap of the race, the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season started with a bang at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. After Schmidt Peterson Motorsports rookie Robert Wickens dominated much of the race, a late run-in with Andretti … Continue reading Sebastien Bourdais outlasts the competition for second straight St. Pete win

Recap: Morning Warm-Up at Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

  Morning Warm-Up Results Combined Practice Results Sunday morning, the Verizon IndyCar Series took to the track for a 30-minute morning warm-up. It would be Andretti Autosport’s Alexander Rossi who would pace the final practice session on the 1.8-mile street course. The third-year driver posted a best lap time of 1:01.6182. Rossi bested A.J. Foyt … Continue reading Recap: Morning Warm-Up at Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Recap: Qualifying at Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

  Full Qualifying Results On a day filled with surprises, Robert Wickens took the first Verizon P1 Award of the 2018 season. The Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver earned the pole for Sunday’s Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg with a lap of 1:01.6643 around the 1.8-mile street course. The pole is the first for the … Continue reading Recap: Qualifying at Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg