DETROIT - The NTT IndyCar Series weekend of insanity has concluded for the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix on Belle Isle with Chip Ganassi Racing's Scott Dixon crowned the winner of Race 2. After a dramatic and delayed race yesterday evening and an odd qualifying session this morning, the second of the Dual in Detroit races … Continue reading It’s a third career Detroit win for Dixon at Race 2
(Image: Joe Skibinski for IndyCar Media) DETROIT - The fun continues as surprises continue to pop up and hinder race activities here on Belle Isle. But that didn't stop yesterday's Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix winner, Team Penske's Josef Newgarden from nabbing P1 for this afternoon's race with a 1:14.8607, just a hair faster than Andretti … Continue reading Newgarden looks to sweep weekend with pole for second Detroit race
(Image: Joe Skibinski for IndyCar Media) With a near slip-n-slide for a track, Josef Newgarden makes it another win in quick succession for Team Penske with a win for the title sponsor, Chevrolet in the first of the two races here in Detroit. The Penske driver, lead 25 of the 43 laps today in contention … Continue reading Newgarden gets Chevrolet win in a slippery first race in Detroit
Andretti Autosport's Alexander Rossi continues his impressive lead from yesterday's practices to take the pole for the first of the "Dual in Detroit" races here at the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix. Rossi appears to still have the hunger leftover from Indy in his last competitive laps with Team Penske's Indy 500 Champion Simon Pagenaud and … Continue reading Rossi dominating Detroit GP weekend with pole for first race
Penske wins again with Simon Pagenaud for the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500.
Bringing the drama and the excitement, there is almost too much going on in racing this week. From Danica Patrick landing her final racing ride for the Indy 500 to a scuffle between the Formula 1 and Formula E bosses, here is what happened this week in racing. Featured image: The Haas F1 car did … Continue reading Short Revs, February 16, 2018
Pictured: Mahindra Racing's Felix Rosenqvist poses triumphantly after nabbing his second consecutive win in Marrakesh last weekend, landing him the lead in the Formula E championship. F1 (Image Williams Martini Racing) Williams F1 announced on Tuesday that 22-year-old Russian driver, Sergey Sirotkin, will replace the (again) retired Felipe Massa for the team. Many were surprised … Continue reading Short Revs, January 19, 2018
Featured image from F1 site. Oh the colors! F1 F1 New Rules and Regulations…F1 released the new technical rules and sporting regulations for the 2018 season. And oh does it get interesting… Sporting regulations for the 2018 season include: - Only three engines are allotted for each team to use this season, down from four for the … Continue reading Short Revs, January 12, 2018
There's no point in titling this with "Hamilton wins yet again, this time in Spa" or something along those lines, because let's be honest, we've exhausted those titles. It's grand that Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton is as talented as he is, but a win isn't nearly as exciting or surprising anymore. It's more like "ah yes, … Continue reading And we’re back–to Spa!
It is a sweet, sweet weekend for the Rahal Letterman Lanigan team with Graham Rahal taking his second win of the weekend today at the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix. There was certainly some magic happening on Rahal's car as yesterday's race winner started third in Race #2 on Belle Isle--and earnestly worked his way up … Continue reading Rahal sweeps Detroit weekend with second win
The Dual in Detroit is off to an interesting start with Rahal Letterman Lanigan's Graham Rahal earning the P1 award for the first race of the weekend after Team Penske's Helio Castroneves fastest time was dismissed with a penalty. The 3-time Indy winner Castroneves was said to have had his fastest, record-breaking lap on the … Continue reading The Dual is about to begin, on the isle and the track
Alas! Our days of enduring a Mercedes-on-Mercedes Drivers' F1 Championship is over! (Or so we hope.) It's a new era, with Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari win at the Australian Grand Prix, followed by Lewis Hamilton again showing how incredibly talented of a driver he is by nabbing the win in China this past weekend. And this wasn't … Continue reading The Chinese Grand Prix: A New Battle Begins
Other possible blog titles I considered: "Andretti Autosport Just Could Not Catch a Break in Long Beach" "Bourdais Goes From Almost Last to Almost First" Our favorite Canadian, James Hinchcliffe, took the well-deserved win at Long Beach this weekend. He drove a considerably solid race considering the rest of the field turned out to be … Continue reading Hello Hinchtown (Long Beach), California