INDIANAPOLIS – Ed Carpenter made news this offseason by deciding to field a car for Danica Patrick in what is slated to be her final bid in the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. He made more news on Sunday for fielding the car for the pole winner of the 102nd running that takes place in a week.
After getting the call up yesterday to fill in this weekend for his injured teammate Pietro Fittipaldi, Zach Claman De Melo made as much as he could with his limited seat time on the road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and qualified 19th
Juncos Racing announced today that Alfonso Celis Jr. will move up within the team from the Indy Lights Championship Presented by Cooper Tires to the Verizon IndyCar Series. Celis Jr. will make his official debut in the Verizon IndyCar Series at Road America. Celis Jr. (Mexico City, Mexico) will pilot the No. 32 Chevrolet/Juncos Racing […]
Zachary Claman De Melo will be returning behind the wheel of the #19 Paysafe car sooner than initially planned. The Canadian will be piloting the Dale Coyne Racing entry at this weekend’s INDYCAR Grand Prix, replacing the injured Pietro Fittipaldi.
Dale Coyne Racing’s Zachary Claman De Melo registered his best Verizon IndyCar Series qualifying result on Saturday. The Canadian placed 16th on the starting grid for Sunday’sHonda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, but it was a bittersweet result as he had the potential for more in a session that was cut short due to a Red Flag coming out for a car in the barrier.
For the first time this season, Dale Coyne Racing rookie and driver of the #19 Paysafe Car, Zachary Claman De Melo, will be racing at a track at which he has prior experience aboard an Indy car, having had a successful test at the Barber Motorsports Park with the team in March.
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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.