INDYCAR's #FastSix is a report that borrows from all things found online about Verizon IndyCar Series racing, its drivers and people. We find pics, quips and the occasional GIF as INDYCAR drivers live their extraordinary lives and put the evidence on Twitter, Instagram and more. Check back regularly for the latest.
Carl G. Fisher, one of the founders and the visionary behind the construction of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, was inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America during ceremonies Tuesday night in Daytona Beach, Florida.
Ten months ago, Sebastien Bourdais hobbled into the media center at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on crutches and faced the bright lights and stark questions of a press conference. Eight days before, he’d undergone delicate surgery to repair shattered bones in his hip and pelvis.
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida – Trevor Carlin expanded his open-wheel racing empire in 2018 to include the Verizon IndyCar Series, with the team making its debut in Sunday’s Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.
Numbers to note following the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg – the opening race of the 2018 Verizon Indy Car Series season.
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida – Roger Penske has built empires in business and racing by identifying and exploiting opportunity. He likes his portfolio right now in the Verizon IndyCar Series.
Team News St. Petersburg, Fla. – Juncos Racing picked up two Top-5 finishes with rookie Victor Franzoni in the season opener at the Mazda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. The 2018 Indy Lights Championship kicked off with one practice session on the 1.8 mile, 14-Turn street course located in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. Rookie […]
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida – One came from last to second. The other overcame controversy to finish third.
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida – The pressure of an Verizon Indy Car Series debut is supposed be tough on rookies, but someone apparently forgot to tell the 2018 crop of first-year drivers.
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida – The weekend after fans of ABC’s “The Bachelor” learned the controversial end to Arie Luyendyk Jr.’s season as the leading man on the reality series, the former Indy car driver was all smiles when he showed up for INDYCAR’s season opener, The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, on Sunday.
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida – The crowd of fans parted and began chanting Robert Wickens’ name as his damaged race car was deposited at the Schmidt Peterson Motorsports transporter.
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida – Will Power was chatty and smiling, sitting cross-legged on the pit wall. It was not the expected reaction after a two-time winner of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg finished 10th in a resoundingly mundane day for a team that had won the race eight of 14 times heading into today.
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida – A new era of racing was expected to deliver the unexpected. That it certainly did here today.
(An updated race story with driver reaction will be published shortly.)
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Scott Dixon steps away from his car during the IndyCar Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.
Series News ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – An at-times bizarre weekend on the streets of St. Petersburg ended with popular Uruguayan Santiago “Santi” Urrutia and Belardi Auto Racing taking full advantage of the misfortune of others to claim a clear victory in this morning’s Mazda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Presented by Cooper Tires. Coupled with […]
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida – Two adjectives best describe the relationship between one team and the new universal aero kit. Tricky and tough.