Herta and O’Ward signed to 2019 IndyCar effort with 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 formed Harding Steinbrenner Racing.  The team will field two entries in 2019, with Herta driving … Continue reading Herta and O’Ward signed to 2019 IndyCar effort with Harding Steinbrenner Racing

Bourdais paces opening practice at Portland GP

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 Scott Dixon (56.4221s) on the timesheets.  Dixon was quickest in Thursday testing at the 1.964-mile … Continue reading Bourdais paces opening practice at Portland GP

INDYCAR Testing Notes: February 8 at ISM Raceway in Phoenix

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 appearances to shake down team cars and test new technology. Leading the new crop of … Continue reading INDYCAR Testing Notes: February 8 at ISM Raceway in Phoenix

Gabby Chaves eager to show improvement with 2018 IndyCar season

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 Mazda Road to Indy driver competing in the Pro Mazda championship.  Driving for JDC Motorsports, … Continue reading Gabby Chaves eager to show improvement with 2018 IndyCar season

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 Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. to be the driving coach for the team’s hotshoe, … Continue reading Harding Racing confirms full-time IndyCar entry for 2018