Indy 500 winner Power enjoys break before Road America challenge

Glitz and glamour invariably come as part of the Indianapolis 500 winner’s package, but nobody markets the grueling media obligations and three races in two weekends that follow.  Take it from this year’s winner, Team Penske’s Will Power. Power, 37, has been a passenger on the high-speed champion’s tour that kicks into high gear right … Continue reading Indy 500 winner Power enjoys break before Road America challenge

Hinchcliffe bounces back for much-needed Texas top-five

No driver in the Verizon IndyCar Series needed a top-five run any worse than James Hinchcliffe, and in Saturday night’s DXC Technology 600 the Canadian was able to cash in on just that. After missing the 102nd Indianapolis 500 with less-than-stellar qualifying speed, things had been looking bleak recently for the seasoned Hinchcliffe. In race … Continue reading Hinchcliffe bounces back for much-needed Texas top-five

Winner Ryan Hunter-Reay not phased by delayed start to Detroit’s second dual

Grandstands were packed and the grid was set at 3:50 p.m. Sunday afternoon for the start of the second Detroit race around Belle Isle. Instead, the field took another 28 minutes to get to the green flag. The pace car, driven by General Motors vice president Mark Reuss spun as it tried to lead the … Continue reading Winner Ryan Hunter-Reay not phased by delayed start to Detroit’s second dual

Dual One: Andretti makes last-lap qualifying dash for P1

Full Qualifying Results for Detroit Race No. 1 Despite the rough roads and tight turns, qualifying for the first Dual in Detroit stayed clean, running green for all 12 minutes of both groups. As expected, tires played a huge role, with the softer Firestone red compound making the difference in track speed. Yesterday’s practice didn’t … Continue reading Dual One: Andretti makes last-lap qualifying dash for P1

Ferrucci relaxed, Rahal determined going into doubleheader weekend

They are basically worlds apart, but they’re racing on the same track this weekend. The 2017 Detroit Grand Prix weekend was swept by Rahal Letterman Lannigan driver Graham Rahal – and he’s already performing well in practice sessions for this weekend’s events. But the surprise addition to practice’s top ten Friday was American driver Santino … Continue reading Ferrucci relaxed, Rahal determined going into doubleheader weekend