Jay Howard Driver Development to field USF2000 team in 2019

This morning it was announced that Jay Howard Driver Development (JHDD), led by part-time Verizon IndyCar Series driver Jay Howard, would join the Mazda Road to Indy Ladder series full-time in 2019.  The development formula team will compete in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship presented by Mazda. JHDD began as a karting program in 2012 and … Continue reading Jay Howard Driver Development to field USF2000 team in 2019

Scott Dixon sweeps Honda Indy Toronto Friday practices

Combined Results from Friday Practices As Honda drivers dominated both practices in the streets of Toronto on Friday, Scott Dixon was the ring leader by pacing each 45-minute session. Drivers dipped under the 1-minute lap mark for the afternoon practice, improving substantially from morning lap times with the help of Firestone red-sidewalled alternate tires.  Dixon … Continue reading Scott Dixon sweeps Honda Indy Toronto Friday practices

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

Today at the Indianapolis 500: Friday, May 18, 2018 Practice

Another eventful day at the 102nd Indianapolis 500 is on tap as INDYCAR unleashes qualifying boost for teams to use on Fast Friday in preparation for this weekend’s two-day qualification session.  Impending weather in the forecast today has already changed the strategies for many teams. More than a handful of Verizon IndyCar Series crews spent … Continue reading Today at the Indianapolis 500: Friday, May 18, 2018 Practice