Recap: Power Leads Third Practice

Practice 3 Results Combined Practice Results Continuing from the strong pace he showed in yesterday’s sessions, Team Penske’s Will Power topped the charts in the third practice session at Barber Motorsports Park. The 2011 and 2012 winner of the race… Continue Reading

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

Recap: Qualifying at Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phoenix Grand Prix

Qualifying Results Sebastien Bourdais won the Verizon P1 Award for Saturday night’s Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phoenix Grand Prix. The Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser Sullivan driver recorded a two-lap average of 188.539 MPH around the 1.022-mile oval. The… Continue Reading

IndyCar Race Set-Up: Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phoenix Grand Prix

After a three-week break, the Verizon IndyCar Series returns with their first oval race of the season. The Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phoenix Grand Prix will be the Verizon IndyCar Series’ third straight trip to the 1.022-mile oval in… Continue Reading

INDYCAR Testing Notes: February 8 at ISM Raceway in Phoenix

Pietro Fittipaldi

Yesterday, the Verizon IndyCar Series tested its new universal aero kit for the first time on an oval in 2018. The four-hour test session at ISM Raceway in Avondale, Arizona was set for rookie orientation, though some veterans made cameo… Continue Reading

Hinchcliffe welcomes change for 2018 season

James Hinchcliffe

It is somewhat uncommon for a seven-year veteran of any sporting discipline to accept vast and immediate amounts of change as readily as Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver James Hinchcliffe has. About to embark on his eighth full season of competition… 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