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

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

IndyCar Race Set-Up: Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Back in a familiar place, the Verizon IndyCar Series season is ready to kick off the 2018 slate with the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.  This year marks the 15th time that IndyCar has competed on the 1.8-mile, 14-turn temporary circuit that weaves through the streets of St. Petersburg, Florida and down the Albert … Continue reading IndyCar Race Set-Up: Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing flexing muscle after Phoenix open test

While the entire Verizon IndyCar Series brigade has enjoyed an upward trajectory of momentum this offseason, no team has experienced as much success in the winter months as Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing. After spending four years as a single-car effort with Graham Rahal, the organization is in expansion mode while they add defending Indianapolis 500 … Continue reading Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing flexing muscle after Phoenix open test

INDYCAR Testing Notes: February 10 at ISM Raceway in Phoenix

Daytime Session The fourth session of IndyCar preseason testing took place Saturday afternoon at ISM Raceway in Avondale, Arizona. The three-hour test was led by Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Takuma Sato, who posted a best one-lap speed of 189.728 MPH. Similar to the results from the two Friday test sessions, Honda and Chevrolet had a … Continue reading INDYCAR Testing Notes: February 10 at ISM Raceway in Phoenix

INDYCAR appoints Darren Sansum as director of engine development

In a press release from INDYCAR, the sanctioning body announced the hiring of former Toyota Racing Development lead engineer Darren Sansum to lead the Verizon IndyCar Series’ engine development program. As the new managing director of engine development, Sansum will lead the charge in a hunt for INDYCAR’s new engine formula being explored for either … Continue reading INDYCAR appoints Darren Sansum as director of engine development