IndyCar teams prepare for three days of testing at Indianapolis

This week signifies the unofficial start of the 102nd Indianapolis 500 as team and driver combinations hit the track for three days of varying test sessions.  As March sessions were cancelled due to weather, the postponed dates occurring on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday look to have beautiful weather in sight for both teams and fans … Continue reading IndyCar teams prepare for three days of testing at Indianapolis

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

Brian Wayne shares photos and video from February 27 IndyCar test at Sebring

As teams begin the final round of preparations before their season-opener, a large portion of the Verizon IndyCar Series grid was on-track at Sebring International Raceway on Tuesday, February 27.  Somewhat of a comparable circuit to the streets of St. Petersburg that the series will race on during the March 9-11 event weekend, drivers were … Continue reading Brian Wayne shares photos and video from February 27 IndyCar test at Sebring

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing flexing muscle after Phoenix open test

While the entire Verizon IndyCar Series brigade has enjoyed an upward trajectory of momentum this offseason, no team has experienced as much success in the winter months as Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing. After spending four years as a single-car effort with Graham Rahal, the organization is in expansion mode while they add defending Indianapolis 500 … Continue reading Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing flexing muscle after Phoenix open test

INDYCAR Testing Notes: February 10 at ISM Raceway in Phoenix

Daytime Session The fourth session of IndyCar preseason testing took place Saturday afternoon at ISM Raceway in Avondale, Arizona. The three-hour test was led by Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Takuma Sato, who posted a best one-lap speed of 189.728 MPH. Similar to the results from the two Friday test sessions, Honda and Chevrolet had a … Continue reading INDYCAR Testing Notes: February 10 at ISM Raceway in Phoenix

INDYCAR Testing Notes: February 9 at ISM Raceway in Phoenix

The second day of IndyCar testing at ISM Raceway saw the full 23-car grid run laps in two sessions at the 1.022-mile track in Avondale, Arizona. The first three-hour session included Rahal Letterman Lanigan leading the way, as Takuma Sato posted a fastest lap speed of 187.022 MPH. Following Sato was Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud. … Continue reading INDYCAR Testing Notes: February 9 at ISM Raceway in Phoenix

INDYCAR Testing Notes: February 8 at ISM Raceway in Phoenix

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 appearances to shake down team cars and test new technology. Leading the new crop of … Continue reading INDYCAR Testing Notes: February 8 at ISM Raceway in Phoenix