Regardless of championship result, 2018 a year of success for Rossi

While a championship is still in reach for Alexander Rossi entering this weekend’s season finale at Sonoma Raceway, the result on Sunday will pale in comparison to immense strides made by the 26-year-old American driver in 2018. In March we saw publications across the country tout Rossi as IndyCar’s newest title contender, the former Formula … Continue reading Regardless of championship result, 2018 a year of success for Rossi

Indy Lights drivers Patricio O’Ward and Colton Herta join Harding Racing for Sonoma finale

This morning the popular Indianapolis-based Harding Racing announced that the top two finishers in this year’s Indy Lights championship will pilot their cars in a two-car effort at the Grand Prix of Sonoma. Series champion Patricio O’Ward will drive the No. 8 Chevrolet while championship runner-up Colton Herta will slide into the No. 88 machine, … Continue reading Indy Lights drivers Patricio O’Ward and Colton Herta join Harding Racing for Sonoma finale

Takuma Sato comes out on top in IndyCar return to Portland

In what is surely one of the wildest races of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season, Takuma Sato and his No. 30 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing team were the ones left standing at the end by winning in the series’ return to the Portland International Raceway. In the championship chase, Scott Dixon overcame a first-lap … Continue reading Takuma Sato comes out on top in IndyCar return to Portland

Rinus VeeKay clinches Pro Mazda championship in Portland as Askew takes victory

A pair of talented youngsters shared the honors in this afternoon’s penultimate round of the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires at Portland International Raceway. Rinus VeeKay, 17, secured the championship – plus a Mazda Scholarship prize worth almost $800,000 to progress into Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires in 2019 – with a … Continue reading Rinus VeeKay clinches Pro Mazda championship in Portland as Askew takes victory

Pato O’Ward clinches Indy Lights championship with win at Portland

Patricio O’Ward, from Monterey, Mexico, concluded a topsy-turvy day at Portland International Raceway by claiming a well-earned victory for Andretti Autosport in this afternoon’s Cooper Tires Indy Lights Grand Prix of Portland Powered by Mazda. It was enough to clinch this year’s Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tire title – and a scholarship valued at … Continue reading Pato O’Ward clinches Indy Lights championship with win at Portland

Carlos Munoz lands Schmidt Peterson seat for final two races of 2018

In an announcement released by Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, veteran driver Carlos Munoz will pilot the No. 6 Lucas Oil Honda in both this weekend’s Grand Prix of Portland at the Portland International Raceway and the season finale at Sonoma Raceway.  The news comes as one more domino from Robert Wickens’ vicious accident at Pocono Raceway … Continue reading Carlos Munoz lands Schmidt Peterson seat for final two races of 2018

IndyCar Flashback: 1997 Budweiser/G.I. Joe’s 200

The release of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule was highlighted by the return of Portland International Raceway. After a 10-year absence, the 1.9-mile road course will return to host IndyCar on September 2. Throughout its 24-race IndyCar history, Portland played host several memorable moments. This week for IndyCar Flashback, we take a look at … Continue reading IndyCar Flashback: 1997 Budweiser/G.I. Joe’s 200