Herta and O’Ward signed to 2019 IndyCar effort with Harding Steinbrenner Racing

Harding Steinbrenner Racing

In an announcement from New York this afternoon it was confirmed that this year’s top two finishers in the Indy Lights championship, Pato O’Ward and Colton Herta, will become full-time entrants in next year’s IndyCar Series season with the newly… Continue Reading

Bourdais paces opening practice at Portland GP

Sebastien Bourdais

First Practice Results Picking up where he left off back in 2007, Dale Coyne Racing’s Sebastien Bourdais was quickest in Friday morning’s practice at Portland International Raceway. With a best lap of 57.3975s, Bourdais just barely edged fellow Honda driver… Continue Reading

Sunday photo gallery from the KOHLER Grand Prix

While Josef Newgarden was dominating the field on Sunday at the KOHLER Grand Prix, Open-Wheels.com had contributor Zach Wenzel at Road America capturing some impressive photos.  Take a look at some of Zach’s favorite shots from race day and make… Continue Reading

INDYCAR Testing Notes: February 8 at ISM Raceway in Phoenix

Pietro Fittipaldi

Yesterday, the Verizon IndyCar Series tested its new universal aero kit for the first time on an oval in 2018. The four-hour test session at ISM Raceway in Avondale, Arizona was set for rookie orientation, though some veterans made cameo… Continue Reading

IndyCar Round-Up for January 15, 2018

With a week in line with the busyness this offseason, the IndyCar world continued to roll along since our last Round-Up on January 5.  While there were some exciting announcements and events to watch with IndyCar testing kicking off last… Continue Reading

Gabby Chaves eager to show improvement with 2018 IndyCar season

Gabby Chaves in 2017

With the announcement of Harding Racing’s confirmed full-time presence on the Verizon IndyCar Series grid for 2018, Colombian driver Gabby Chaves will enjoy his second full-time IndyCar campaign next season. Chaves, 24, burst onto the scene in 2012 as a… Continue Reading

Harding Racing confirms full-time IndyCar entry for 2018

After months of anticipation, the Indianapolis-based Harding Racing finally confirmed what had been expected by announcing their intentions to compete full-time in the Verizon IndyCar Series this morning. Harding Racing has aligned itself with some worthy talent by hiring two-time… Continue Reading