Newgarden looks to sweep weekend with pole for second Detroit race

(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

Go big or go home: It’s time for The Greatest Spectacle in Racing

INDIANAPOLIS - The thin line of bricks that lay neatly surrounded by the long blacktop hold more history than one may be able to imagine. Names like A.J. Foyt, Jimmy Clark, Johnny Rutherford and this year's celebrated Mario Andretti (who won this very race 50 years ago),  have each crossed this line after tackling the … Continue reading Go big or go home: It’s time for The Greatest Spectacle in Racing

The Bold and The Beautiful: IndyCar reveals the 2018 aero kit at NAIAS

If you needed to know one thing summing up this morning’s reveal of the 2018 IndyCar Universal Aero Kit at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) here in Detroit, it would be to expect that the aero kit is better, safer and will make for some exciting racing heading into the 2018 season. Fans … Continue reading The Bold and The Beautiful: IndyCar reveals the 2018 aero kit at NAIAS

Survivor: IndyCar at Texas Motor Speedway Edition

Wild. Shocking. Enraging. "Adorable." These were just some of the words used by viewers, drivers and commentators to describe Saturday night's Rainguard Water Sealers 600 at the Texas Motor Speedway. A newly paved track surface and brand new Firestone composite tires were promised to make for a more spectacular show at Texas, but I don't … Continue reading Survivor: IndyCar at Texas Motor Speedway Edition

A quieter start to the “Greatest Month in Racing”

The month of May finally arrived and so it brought with it the first weekend of racing festivities in Indianapolis: the Indy Grand Prix. And compared to the previous races of the season, it was a rather tame one. (Above: Annnnnd they're off! The starting grid making their way to the green flag.) The main takeaway is … Continue reading A quieter start to the “Greatest Month in Racing”