Dixon breaks runner-up streak with win at Road America

Ganassi's Scott Dixon, who has been a runner-up on nearly every podium this season finally nabbed his first win of the season this weekend at the Kohler Grand Prix at Road America. His patience not only solidified his lead in the IndyCar Championship standings, but also shows his cool "Ice Man" collective, while demonstrating his … Continue reading Dixon breaks runner-up streak with win at Road America

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

Indy 500 Champion Sato takes pole for Race 2 in Detroit

Indy 500 Champion Takuma Sato takes the pole for the second race of the Detroit today. The Andretti driver's pole winning lap time of 1:13.6732 made for his sixth career pole, and second all-time pole in Detroit, while also breaking the track lap time record. Sato has been running strong the entire weekend having qualified … Continue reading Indy 500 Champion Sato takes pole for Race 2 in Detroit

First Oval Win and First Win of the Season for 2016 IndyCar Series Champ Pagenaud

Defending 2016 IndyCar Series Champion Simon Pagenaud survived the first oval of the year and won his very first oval race, as well as his first race of the 2017 season at the Desert Diamond Phoenix Grand Prix in Arizona. And although Robin Miller may have had something going with the race possibly being a rendition … Continue reading First Oval Win and First Win of the Season for 2016 IndyCar Series Champ Pagenaud

Castroneves Gets the Pole (And a Fancy Watch For His 20 Years) in Phoenix

Thursday night, IndyCar threw a wonderful celebration of Tony Kanaan and Helio Castroneves's 20 years with IndyCar, complete with digs at the two drivers and a beautiful, customized watch gift from Tag Heuer. Castroneves then gave himself a little extra present Friday with the fastest average lap of qualifying at 194.905 MPH, giving him the pole … Continue reading Castroneves Gets the Pole (And a Fancy Watch For His 20 Years) in Phoenix

Newgarden earns first win with Team Penske at Barber!

Roger Penske has to be quite proud of the newest addition to his team this year. Josef Newgarden definitely earned his keep with the team today with his first win in only his third race with Team Penske at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at the Barber Motorsports Park. Not only that, but … Continue reading Newgarden earns first win with Team Penske at Barber!

Hello Hinchtown (Long Beach), California

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

Bourdais Takes Unexpected Last to First Win at St. Petersburg

<Insert "Started From the Bottom Now We're Here> All jokes aside, after a crash in qualifying yesterday had Sebastien Bourdais starting dead last on the grid, he made his way for an insanely impressive finish and took the very first win of the IndyCar season. The race itself didn't look promising or set up for smooth sailing … Continue reading Bourdais Takes Unexpected Last to First Win at St. Petersburg

The Championship at Sonoma

Alas, it is the end of the IndyCar season. As us fans, drivers and race brace ourselves for the next few months without Indy, let's at least celebrate this past weekend. Because ... ... Simon Pagenaud won the Championship!!!! Many of us: 1) knew this would be the outcome and 2) were particularly stoked for the … Continue reading The Championship at Sonoma

Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio

Qualifying for the Mid Ohio race this weekend set the grid in a more unique fashion. The more prominent and consistent drivers who usually make the fast six were scattered in the latter pole positions like Scott Dixon's 11th place start, or Sebastien Bourdais' 16th place start. However, pole positions didn't make for a huge … Continue reading Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio