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

Rossi dominating Detroit GP weekend with pole for first race

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

Short Revs, February 23, 2018

After too many cars on the GpGrl.com page, it was essential to change it up this week. Reality shows are probably not quite your thing either, but it’s only fair Rossi and Daly receive a sweet send-off for making it through to the season finale of The Amazing Race. The photo, posted on Rossi and … Continue reading Short Revs, February 23, 2018

Short Revs, January 12, 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

The Austrian hills are alive with the sound of Bottas winning

It may be a surprise or a sigh of relief to inform you that Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas took the win at the Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring this weekend. Although, to be fair Bottas had an impressive run in qualifying Saturday to grab his second career pole, as well as his second … Continue reading The Austrian hills are alive with the sound of Bottas winning

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

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

The Dual is about to begin, on the isle and the track

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

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

Power Pole for Barber

Will Power gains his 46th-ever pole position at Barber Motorsports Park on Saturday--making it also his 4th time with the pole at Barber. So, it's relatively easy to notice and say "we've done this before." Other things not so surprising about IndyCar qualifying at Barber Saturday afternoon: - All four Penske drivers are in the … Continue reading Power Pole for Barber