Home / IndyCar (page 4)

IndyCar

Returning to Pocono is Best Medicine 1 Year After Justin Wilson’s Death

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

As the Verizon IndyCar Series approaches the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway this weekend, the sport is on the verge of another step forward in moving on from tragedy. Following the death of three-time Indianapolis 500 starter, Bryan Clauson, this past week, the series finds yet another shocking reminder, …

Read More »

Beyond the Cockpit: Patrick Carpentier on Danger, Success & Why He Races

NASCAR via Getty Images

Patrick Carpentier, racing the Indianapolis 500 in 2005, starting from pole in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and winning five times in CART during one of its darkest times, is quite appreciative of his time in the spotlight. Growing up in Quebec, Canada, the now-44- year-old made an unlikely return …

Read More »

Conor Daly Positive After Caution-Free Finish Ruins Mid-Ohio Upset

(Photo: Bret Kelley/IndyCar)

Running 21st and 22nd out of 22 cars for the first 10 laps, it made sense when Dale Coyne Racing’s two teams elected to attempt an off-sequence pit strategy. 80 laps later, rookie Conor Daly nearly saw the strategy transition into his first-career Verizon IndyCar Series win. The decision to …

Read More »

Simon Pagenaud Survives Strategy, Back Pain for Mid-Ohio Win

(Photo: Chris Owens/IndyCar)

Simon Pagenaud survived a full array of differing pit strategies, back pain and a battle with teammate and championship rival Will Power to earn a victory in Sunday’s Honda 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The win is the Frenchman’s fourth of 2016, and the sixth of Pagenaud’s six-year career. …

Read More »

Pace Laps: Rainy Day Blues, Record Setting Trucks & Late Model Success

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Sprint Cup: Another Drenched Day in Pocono – Pocono Raceway now holds a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series record as the only track to have two rainouts in a single season. Needless to say, that’s not the record the 2.5-mile racetrack would hope to achieve, as Sunday’s Pennsylvania 400 was postponed …

Read More »

Santiago Urrutia Dominates from Pole for Mid-Ohio Indy Lights Sweep

(Photo: IndyCar)

Santiago Urrutia capped off a near-perfect weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Sunday with his second Indy Lights victory in as many days. Piloting the No. 55 machine for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports with Curb-Agajanian, Urrutia withstood an early challenge from Felix Serralles and drove off from Dean Stoneman to claim a dominant victory …

Read More »

Scott Dixon Leads, But Crashes in IndyCar Mid-Ohio Warmup

(Photo: Joe Skibinski/IndyCar)

It was a combination of highs and lows for four-time Verizon IndyCar Series champ Scott Dixon as the New Zealander topped Sunday’s warmup, but crashed at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Dixon’s fastest lap, good for a time of 1:04.4039, served as the quickest lap of the planned 30-minute warmup for …

Read More »

Anthony Martin Holds Off Parker Thompson for USF2000 Mid-Ohio Win

(Photo: IndyCar)

Anthony Martin came into the penultimate weekend for the USF2000 season at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course needing a big weekend to close the 20-point gap to teammate Parker Thompson in points. After three strong races, Martin not only closed the gap, he surged into the lead. Martin geld off Thompson …

Read More »