Penske wins again with Simon Pagenaud for the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500.
Photo: Penske's Josef Newgarden standing on the start/finish line at ISM Raceway in Phoenix after his short-oval victory Saturday night. (Image by Chris Owens, via IndyCar Media) Another unpredictable night of racing for IndyCar at the Desert Diamond Phoenix Grand Prix this weekend at ISM Raceway. Saturday night was a highly-anticipated race and started with … Continue reading Newgarden stunning pass to win Phoenix Saturday
Racing season is finally, truly here as we gear up for the 2018 IndyCar season kicking off in St. Petersburg, FL. While we can speculate how that race is going to end, those new, racier body kits promise a mix-up compared to prior seasons. From St. Pete, get ready for a race weekend, just about … Continue reading Short Revs, March 9, 2018
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
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
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
<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