Jack Harvey, Michael Shank Racing team up with Schmidt-Peterson Racing for select 2018 IndyCar races

Announced at this morning’s PRI Trade Show in Indianapolis, Jack Harvey and Michael Shank Racing will begin a multi-year partnership with Schmidt-Peterson Motorsports that will place the British driver in the IndyCar field for at least four races in 2018, with additional events expected to be confirmed at a later date. Building on its maiden … Continue reading Jack Harvey, Michael Shank Racing team up with Schmidt-Peterson Racing for select 2018 IndyCar races

Indianapolis 500 announcer Dave Calabro shares unique friendship with Jim Nabors

If you have visited the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Greatest Spectacle in Racing at any time between 1985 and the present, you have most likely heard the smooth, warm voices of Dave Calabro and Jim Nabors. Calabro, a fan of the Speedway first before eventually joining the public address team in 1985, was fortunate … Continue reading Indianapolis 500 announcer Dave Calabro shares unique friendship with Jim Nabors

A view from the clouds: IndyCar thrilled with Alonso’s decision to run Indy 500

So unless you have been living under a rock, you probably heard the announcement that two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso will forego the illustrious Monaco Grand Prix in favor of racing’s crown jewel event, the Indianapolis 500. Upon awakening to the news Wednesday morning, an uneasy thought entered my mind: Could it still … Continue reading A view from the clouds: IndyCar thrilled with Alonso’s decision to run Indy 500

Opinion: IndyCar taking it slow, doing it right with 2018 car

(Photo credit: IndyCar.com) Last Wednesday the Verizon IndyCar Series released the newest renderings showcasing their 2018 universal chassis, and to generally rave reviews. Long-time supporters praised the car for its throwback to traditional IndyCar roots, while modern-era fans appreciated the sleeker body style and those found in the middle seem either unimpressed or uninterested. What … Continue reading Opinion: IndyCar taking it slow, doing it right with 2018 car