It’s a third career Detroit win for Dixon at Race 2

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

Short Revs, May 4, 2018

It’s MAY. Welcome to the best month in racing. That’s all you need to know. Also, May the 4th be with you…. (Image: Simon Pagenaud stands with his greatest work of art in the #INDYCARautographbattle. From IndyCar media.) INDYCAR #INDYCARautographbattle Just as things were starting to cool off, it appears the shenanigans have hit an … Continue reading Short Revs, May 4, 2018

Short Revs, April 27, 2018: The “weekend eve” of the Month of May Edition

We’re just a few days away from the month of May, otherwise known as the biggest and best month in racing--in Indianapolis. While IndyCar enjoys a short break before things get going at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, there's still racing to look forward to this weekend. Back to Baku anyone? INDYCAR Sweet Rainy Alabama There was … Continue reading Short Revs, April 27, 2018: The “weekend eve” of the Month of May Edition

Short Revs, April 20, 2018

A busy two days in motorsports last weekend with F1, Formula E, IndyCar and IMSA series all hitting the track. Included this week is short racing recaps so you’re prepared going into this quiet weekend. (Image: Rossi leading the field in Long Beach. Credit to Chris Owens, IndyCar media site) INDYCAR Rossi wins Long Beach … Continue reading Short Revs, April 20, 2018

Short Revs, February 16, 2018

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

Short Revs, February 9, 2018

A relatively quiet week in motorsports, as there are some big breaks in-between IMSA (next up Sebring) and Formula E (next up is Mexico City) races the last couple of weeks. Formula 1 is heating up, and IndyCar owns the media feeds with testing and media days in Phoenix. (Featured image: Scott Dixon with new … Continue reading Short Revs, February 9, 2018

Newgarden dominating season and championship with win at Gateway

The last oval of the season is always a bittersweet one, and luckily at least this time, put on a decent show as well. If you managed to stay up until the past-midnight finish, you were in for treat. At least for most of it. Penske's "rookie" and the Champion leader, Josef Newgarden took the … Continue reading Newgarden dominating season and championship with win at Gateway

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

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”

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