IndyCar Round-Up for February 19, 2018

While the month of February begins to wind down, the Verizon IndyCar Series season opener is right on the horizon with March just around the corner.  With only 20 days until the green flag at the Firestone Grand Prix of… Continue Reading

102nd Indianapolis 500 field begins to take shape

The field paces through turn one before the 2017 Indy 500

With Danica Patrick’s “oops” on Wednesday evening that revealed she would run the 102nd Indianapolis 500 with Ed Carpenter Racing, yet another piece fell into place as this May’s field begins to take shape. Bolstered by six cars from Andretti… Continue Reading

Danica Patrick and Ed Carpenter Racing team up for 102nd Indianapolis 500 drive

Danica Patrick at the 2018 Daytona 500

In a formal announcement made this morning, Ed Carpenter Racing confirmed that Danica Patrick will join the team for May’s 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500. Patrick, 35, joins the Indianapolis-based team after six years and 190 starts in the… Continue Reading

Dale Coyne Racing announces partnership with Jimmy Vasser and James Sullivan

Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan

In a press release from Dale Coyne Racing, the Honda-powered team announced a slight name change for their No. 18 car driven by Sebastien Bourdais.  Now known as Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan, former KVSH Racing partners Jimmy Vasser and… Continue Reading

Vintage Indy Registry Brings History to Life in 2018

While IndyCar remains one of the few motorsport disciplines that continues forward with positive momentum, interest in vintage racing automobiles is rising as well.  Pairing those two together would seem like a successful combination, and that is exactly what the… Continue Reading

IndyCar Flashback: 1936 Indianapolis 500

Start of the 1936 Indianapolis 500

Few sporting events are as steeped in tradition as the Indianapolis 500. What was started in 1911 by track founder Carl G. Fisher has bloomed to what is now the largest single-day sporting event in the world. Over the first… Continue Reading

IndyCar Round-Up for January 19, 2018

Leena Gade joins Schmidt Peterson Motorsports

While it has only been a few days since the last Open-Wheels’ Round-Up, there has been a ton of exciting activity in the IndyCar world. Schmidt Peterson Motorsports and engineer Leena Gade rocked the boat early Monday morning by announcing… Continue Reading