MRTI: Herta maintains unbeaten streak at Indy in Freedom 100 thriller

2018 Freedom 100 Race Results SPEEDWAY, Ind. – What a month it has been for second-generation Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires racer Colton Herta. The teenager from Valencia, Calif., driving for the team co-owned by George Michael Steinbrenner IV and former IndyCar star Michael Andretti, followed up his two-race sweep at the Indianapolis Motor … Continue reading MRTI: Herta maintains unbeaten streak at Indy in Freedom 100 thriller

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

Leist continues rapid rise as quickest rookie qualifier in Indianapolis 500

Brazilian driver Matheus Leist is a unique blend of competitor in the Verizon IndyCar Series. The youngest pilot in IndyCar was born September 8, 1998 and has been alive for nearly as many Indianapolis 500’s as his A.J. Foyt Racing teammate Tony Kanaan has participated in. Leist’s meteoric rise has included stops in Formula 3 … Continue reading Leist continues rapid rise as quickest rookie qualifier in Indianapolis 500

Today at the Indianapolis 500: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Practice

After Tuesday’s opening day of practice for the 102nd Indianapolis 500, teams of the Verizon IndyCar Series will be back at it this morning with day two of practice from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Today’s practice will flow much better than the multi-stage format used yesterday to accommodate the special veterans-only, refresher/orientation and full-field sessions … Continue reading Today at the Indianapolis 500: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Practice

Zachary Claman de Melo announced as Fittipaldi replacement for Coyne in Indy 500

Dale Coyne Racing has announced their replacement for the injured rookie Pietro Fittipaldi and his Indianapolis 500 seat, assigning fellow rookie Zachary Claman de Melo to drive the No. 19 Honda for the May 27 race. In four starts this year for DCR, Claman de Melo has an averaging starting position of 19.5 while he … Continue reading Zachary Claman de Melo announced as Fittipaldi replacement for Coyne in Indy 500