Rinus VeeKay mounting charge to top of Pro Mazda standings

After sweeping both Pro Mazda rounds at the Honda Indy Toronto, Dutch teenager Rinus VeeKay has trimmed the once-comfortable gap to points leader Parker Thompson. For VeeKay it has been a challenging season with a fair bit of resiliency required.  While the doubleheader sweep in Toronto moves VeeKay’s season win total to four, it was … Continue reading Rinus VeeKay mounting charge to top of Pro Mazda standings

USF2000 driver Donegan reflects on debut in early season break

While the long break between the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg and the Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phoenix Grand Prix was highly publicized in IndyCar circles, a lesser-known early season dead zone is the break that USF2000 drivers must endure. Following the series’ second race held on opening weekend in Florida, the teams … Continue reading USF2000 driver Donegan reflects on debut in early season break

INDYCAR announces NBC as exclusive television partner in new deal

With the present Verizon IndyCar Series television deal set to expire at the end of this 2018 season, Hulman and Company CEO Mark Miles pleased many fans when he announced that IndyCar Series racing will be broadcasted solely on the NBC family of networks beginning with the 2019 campaign.  The new three-year deal was announced … Continue reading INDYCAR announces NBC as exclusive television partner in new deal

Recap: Morning Warm-Up at Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

  Morning Warm-Up Results Combined Practice Results Sunday morning, the Verizon IndyCar Series took to the track for a 30-minute morning warm-up. It would be Andretti Autosport’s Alexander Rossi who would pace the final practice session on the 1.8-mile street course. The third-year driver posted a best lap time of 1:01.6182. Rossi bested A.J. Foyt … Continue reading Recap: Morning Warm-Up at Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Recap: Qualifying at Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

  Full Qualifying Results On a day filled with surprises, Robert Wickens took the first Verizon P1 Award of the 2018 season. The Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver earned the pole for Sunday’s Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg with a lap of 1:01.6643 around the 1.8-mile street course. The pole is the first for the … Continue reading Recap: Qualifying at Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

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