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Juan Pablo Montoya Sets Track Record in Winning the Pole for the Pocono INDYCAR 500
July 5th, 2014 at 7:46 PM
On Saturday Juan Pablo Montoya set the single lap and two-lap average track records for the Verizon IndyCar Series at Pocono Raceway in winning the Verizon P1 Award. Montoya's fastest lap was 223.920 mph and the two-lap average was 223.871 mph to break the records set by Marco Andretti last...

Carlos Huertas’ Shell and Pennzoil GP of Houston Race 1 Winning Car Failed Inspection
July 2nd, 2014 at 10:53 PM
Dale Coyne Racing was penalized on Wednesday by INDYCAR for two infractions after Carlos Huertas' winning car failed post-race inspection on Saturday after Race 1 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston presented by the Greater Houston Honda Dealers. The win will stand for Dale Coyne Racing and rookie...

Simon Pagenaud Pulls Away for Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston Race 2 Win
June 29th, 2014 at 7:07 PM
It was another physical day in the Verizon IndyCar Series with hot temperatures, a bumpy track, and on track contact making it tough on the 23 drivers but it was Simon Pagnaud who pulled away over the final nine laps to win Race 2 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix...

Helio Castroneves Wins Pole for Race 2 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston
June 29th, 2014 at 12:33 PM
Qualifying Sunday morning for Race 2 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston presented by the Great Houston Honda Dealers was in a different format than normal qualifying for the Verizon IndyCar Series but it was Helio Castroneves of Team Penske that earned the Verizon P1 Award. ***PHOTO1*** Two groups...

Rookie Carlos Huertas Leads Columbian Sweep to Pick up First Career Verizon IndyCar Series Win
June 28th, 2014 at 6:56 PM
What a Saturday it was for Columbia. Right as Columbia beat Uruguay 2-0 to advance to the countries first ever World Cup Quarterfinals the country also swept the Verizon IndyCar Series podium at Race 1 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston presented by the Greater Houston Honda Dealers....

Simon Pagenaud Wins First Career IndyCar Series Pole for Race 1 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston
June 28th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
On Saturday Simon Pagenaud topped the Firestone Fast Six group to win his first career Verizon IndyCar Series Verizon P1 Award and will start Race 1 of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston presented by the Greater Houston Honda Dealers from the pole position. It is the first pole...

Verizon IndyCar Series News: Luca Filippi Joins RLL and Texas Penalties
June 12th, 2014 at 12:22 PM
It was announced today that Luca Filippi will drive for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing at the doubleheader weekends of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston Presented by the Greater Houston Honda Dealers on June 28 and 29 and the Honda Indy Toronto on July 19 and 20. He will...

Ed Carpenter Wins Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway
June 8th, 2014 at 1:51 PM
The Verizon IndyCar Series headed to Texas Motor Speedway Saturday night for the Firestone 600 and in the end it was Ed Carpenter who held off Will Power to win his first race of 2014 and third of his career. ***PHOTO1*** Will Power led a race-high 145 of the 248 laps but...

Will Power Wins Firestone 600 Pole at Texas Motor Speedway
June 6th, 2014 at 4:59 PM
Verizon IndyCar Series points leader Will Power and his Team Penske team earned his second Verizon P1 Award of the season on Friday at Texas Motor Speedway and will start the Firestone 600 from the pole position on Saturday night. Power turned a two-lap average of 218.896 mph to move...

AJ Foyt Would Give Tony Stewart or Jeff Gordon an Indianapolis 500 Ride
June 5th, 2014 at 11:27 AM
On Sunday during the Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit Race 2 Verizon IndyCar Series car owner AJ Foyt commented that he would not hesitate to field a car for either three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart or four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon in the Indianapolis 500. Foyt was impressed by the run...

Helio Castroneves Wins Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit Race 2 to Complete Team Penske Sweep
June 1st, 2014 at 10:01 PM
Helio Castroneves picked up his first Verizon IndyCar Series victory of the 2014 season in Sunday's Race 2 of the Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit at the 13-turn Belle Isle circuit. On Saturday his Team Penske teammate Will Power won Race 1 of the weekend doubleheader. Castroneves held off Power to win...

Will Power Wins Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit Race 1 Saturday at Belle Isle
June 1st, 2014 at 12:04 AM
Will Power won Race 1 of this weekend's Verizon IndyCar Series Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit at the 13-turn Belle Isle course. It was the second win of the 2014 season for Power and the 23rd of his open wheel career. ***PHOTO1*** Power took the lead on the lap 60 restart of...

Importance of the Indianapolis 500 Emphasized by Double Points for the Verizon IndyCar Series
May 26th, 2014 at 10:01 PM
Lost in all the prestige of the Indianapolis 500 was the fact that for the first time the Verizon IndyCar Series awarded double points for the race meaning the biggest race of the season took on even more importance as far as the championship is concerned. The other two 500 mile...

Ryan Hunter-Reay Battles Helio Castroneves to Win the 98th Indianapolis 500
May 25th, 2014 at 5:03 PM
The 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 did not disappoint and provided an dramatic finish where Ryan Hunter-Reay out-dueled three-time Indy 500 champion Helio Castroneves over the final six laps to become etched in the history books. Hunter-Reay used a pass off Turn 4 coming to the white flag to grab the lead...

Gabby Chavez Wins Freedom 100 Indy Lights Series Race During Carb Day at Indianapolis
May 23rd, 2014 at 6:50 PM
Last season Gabby Chavez finished second in a four-wide finish at the line by .0026 seconds in the Freedom 100 Indy Lights Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway but today the 20-year-old Chavez avenged that defeat by passing Matthew Brabham at the line to win by .0050 seconds this time around. The...

ABC to Broadcast Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 for the 50th Consecutive Year
May 21st, 2014 at 12:48 PM
Sunday marks the 98th running the Indianapolis 500 and for the past 50 years The Greatest Spectacle in Racing has been broadcast on ABC. Sunday's coverage of the prestigious race begins at 11 a.m. ET on ABC. ***PHOTO1*** Being able to bring this event to viewers for the past 50 years is something...

Ed Carpenter Wins Second Straight Indianapolis 500 Pole in Sunday’s Fast-Nine Shootout
May 18th, 2014 at 3:27 PM
Ed Carpenter backed up what he did last year at his home track of Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday by winning the pole for the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 during the Fast-Nine Shootout. Carpenter was the final car to take his four laps after being fastest on Saturday...

Ed Carpenter Fastest in Saturday’s Indianapolis 500 Qualifying; Heads Sunday’s Fast-Nine Shootout Field
May 17th, 2014 at 6:50 PM
Saturday marked day one of Indianapolis 500 qualifying where the nine drivers that will have a chance at the pole Sunday were determined and also where all 33 drivers would earn championship points. When the day-long session ended just prior to 6 p.m. ET it was last year's Indy 500...

Radical Driving Experience Announced for Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston
May 16th, 2014 at 2:14 AM
Another exciting on track event has been added to the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston presented by the Greater Houston Honda Dealers weekend from June 27-29 at Reliant Park. On Thursday, Radial Texas partnered with the Houston Three Day Festival of Speed to bring fans the chance to...

Parker Kligerman Will Serve as Kurt Busch’s Standby Driver the Next Two Weekends
May 14th, 2014 at 9:21 PM
On Wednesday Stewart-Haas Racing announced that Parker Kligerman will serve as Kurt Busch's standby driver during Sprint All-Star weekend and also the Coca-Cola 600 weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway while Busch is also competing in Verizon IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500 activities. Kligerman is currently without a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series...