Carlos Munoz lands Schmidt Peterson seat for final two races of 2018

In an announcement released by Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, veteran driver Carlos Munoz will pilot the No. 6 Lucas Oil Honda in both this weekend’s Grand Prix of Portland at the Portland International Raceway and the season finale at Sonoma Raceway.  The news comes as one more domino from Robert Wickens’ vicious accident at Pocono Raceway … Continue reading Carlos Munoz lands Schmidt Peterson seat for final two races of 2018

Munoz again strong at Indianapolis despite quiet day

While it was maybe the quietest top-10 of Carlos Munoz’ career, the Colombian driver was part of an Andretti Autosport trio within the first seven positions after Sunday’s 102nd Indianapolis 500. After four consecutive starts of 11th or better between 2013 and 2016, Munoz has managed top-10 finishes each of the last two years despite … Continue reading Munoz again strong at Indianapolis despite quiet day

Drivers express comfort and concern over expected Indy 500 race conditions

With one final tune-up on deck this morning at Miller Lite Carb Day, drivers of the Verizon IndyCar Series have a genuine concern about the way their new Dallara IR-18 universal aero kit will handle the 90-degree temperatures forecasted for race day on Sunday. The vote is unanimous that IndyCar’s new bodywork looks beautiful, and … Continue reading Drivers express comfort and concern over expected Indy 500 race conditions

Social Media Round-Up: January 9-10 Sebring Test

January is the month the racing world flocks to the racetracks of Florida, making facilities such as Daytona International Speedway, Homestead-Miami Speedway and Sebring International Raceway their homes away from home. This week the Verizon IndyCar Series opened its preseason testing period for the 2018 season, with Andretti Autosport, Chip Ganassi Racing and Dale Conye … Continue reading Social Media Round-Up: January 9-10 Sebring Test

Munoz Poised for Success in Andretti Homecoming

When Carlos Munoz was announced as a sixth Andretti Autosport driver for the 2018 Indianapolis 500, the response from fans was generally positive.  The only place where you could find more optimism was speaking with Munoz himself. In reuniting with Andretti Autosport for an Indianapolis one-off, the Colombian driver makes the most of an unfortunate … Continue reading Munoz Poised for Success in Andretti Homecoming

Carlos Munoz announced for 2018 Indianapolis 500 Drive with Andretti Autosport

Announced today on the official team Twitter account, Andretti Autosport has confirmed a sixth entry for May 2018’s Indianapolis 500 by hiring former driver Carlos Muñoz. Muñoz, who turns 26 on January 2, raced full-time for Andretti Autosport from 2014 through 2016.  Certainly excited to be back with Andretti after a sub-par season in 2017 … Continue reading Carlos Munoz announced for 2018 Indianapolis 500 Drive with Andretti Autosport