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 season-opener, the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. The 3-time Indianapolis 500 winner would also … Continue reading Helio’s Return, Penske’s Dominance Highlight Barber Open Test

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 track in his 14th start. In his No. 9 PNC Bank Dallara-Honda Dixon topped 2017 … Continue reading Recap: IndyCar Third Practice at Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

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

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 Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Once again there were some dazzling displays of driving (with … Continue reading Recap: IndyCar Second Practice at Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

IndyCar Race Set-Up: Firestone Grand Prix of 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 temporary circuit that weaves through the streets of St. Petersburg, Florida and down the Albert … Continue reading IndyCar Race Set-Up: Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Defending champion Josef Newgarden offers insight on 2018 IndyCar performance

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 officially in the Streets of St. Petersburg in March, has been met with rave reviews … Continue reading Defending champion Josef Newgarden offers insight on 2018 IndyCar performance