Fresh Tires Propel Newgarden to First 2018 Victory

Results: 2018 Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phoenix Grand Prix A race that began with several question marks ended with a familiar result. Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden used fresh tires to overhaul rookie Robert Wickens and win the Desert Diamond… Continue Reading

IndyCar teams endure cold temperatures at Indy road course test

Jordan King

It wasn’t your ordinary late-March test at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Friday afternoon for teams of the Verizon IndyCar Series. Ahead of snow in the forecast and strapped with morning temperatures that were in the low 30’s Fahrenheit, testing… Continue Reading

Helio’s Return, Penske’s Dominance Highlight Barber Open Test

Practice 1 results; Practice 2 results; Combined practice results Despite being scheduled for just two version IndyCar Series races in 2018, Helio Castroneves remains an integral part of the IndyCar paddock. Castroneves served as Grand Marshal for the March 11… Continue Reading

Recap: IndyCar Third Practice at Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Practice 3 Full Results In this afternoon’s final practice session before qualifying, Scott Dixon led the way with a lap time of 1:00.7571 around the 1.8-mile street course.  The four-time IndyCar champion will be seeking his first win at the… Continue Reading

Recap: IndyCar Second Practice at Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Ryan Hunter-Reay

Practice Times after Session Two at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Without fail, the second Verizon IndyCar Series practice from the streets of St. Petersburg provided excitement on a Friday afternoon in the build up to Sunday’s Firestone… Continue Reading

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

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… 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

Defending champion Josef Newgarden offers insight on 2018 IndyCar performance

Josef Newgarden and the 2018 IndyCar aero kit

In a grand unveiling at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the Verizon IndyCar Series pulled out all the stops they had in an effort to market their 2018 universal aero kit.  The new bodywork, set to debut… Continue Reading