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… 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

Defending champion Josef Newgarden offers insight on 2018 IndyCar performance

Josef Newgarden and the 2018 IndyCar aero kit

In a grand unveiling at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the Verizon IndyCar Series pulled out all the stops they had in an effort to market their 2018 universal aero kit.  The new bodywork, set to debut… Continue Reading

Social Media Round-Up: January 9-10 Sebring Test

Ed Jones Chip Ganassi Racing Honda

January is the month the racing world flocks to the racetracks of Florida, making facilities such as Daytona International Speedway, Homestead-Miami Speedway and Sebring International Raceway their homes away from home. This week the Verizon IndyCar Series opened its preseason… Continue Reading

Fab Five IndyCar Discussion for December 2017

Fab Five

Good morning to all and hope you have having a fine Friday.  Today we are revitalizing an old Open-Wheels.com feature called “Fab Five,” where we bring together five opinions on five topics in IndyCar and have a roundtable discussion.  Making… Continue Reading