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

Freedom 100 Practice and Qualifying Recap for Thursday, May 24, 2018

On Thursday, the eight Indy Lights drivers continued preparations for Friday’s Freedom 100.The day started with two 30-minute practice sessions and ended with qualifying for the 40-lap race. Check out our recap here. Qualifying Recap Qualifying Results Experience proved vital in Thursday afternoon’s qualifying for the Freedom 100. Andretti Autosport’s Dalton Kellett will start Friday’s … Continue reading Freedom 100 Practice and Qualifying Recap for Thursday, May 24, 2018

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

Indianapolis 500 Practice Recap for Thursday, May 17, 2018

The last pre-qualifying practice before boost levels will increase for qualifying weekend was held today. During the six-hour session, all 35 teams again took to the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Check out our practice recaps below, followed by the headlines from today’s fourth practice for the 102nd Indianapolis 500. Practice Recap Day 3 practice results; … Continue reading Indianapolis 500 Practice Recap for Thursday, May 17, 2018

Indianapolis 500 Practice Recap for Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Today, all 35 cars recorded times at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. After not practicing yesterday, A.J. Foyt Racing’s rookie Matheus Leist made it out on to the track. Dale Coyne Racing’s Pippa Mann was also able to get enough track time early in the seven-hour session to complete her veteran refresher program. Here’s a recap … Continue reading Indianapolis 500 Practice Recap for Wednesday, May 16, 2018

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