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Jay Howard Will Drive for Bryan Herta Autosport in 2015 Indianapolis 500
November 4th, 2014 at 1:40 AM
Bryan Herta Autosport, in partnership with BBM, announced on Monday that Jay Howard will drive for the team in the 2015 Indianapolis 500. Green1, which has been a supporter of the Verizon IndyCar Series and Byran Herta Autosport for several years, will be the primary sponsor on the No. 97...

2015 Verizon IndyCar Series Schedule Set for 17 Races
October 30th, 2014 at 11:16 PM
On Thursday the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule was released. There will be 17 races in 2015, which is down from 18 races in 2014 when Will Power won the championship. ***PHOTO1*** Two new tracks have been added to the 2015 schedule and they are the Autodromo Internacional Nelson Piquet road course...

Jack Hawksworth Moves to Expanded AJ Foyt Racing for 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series Season
October 29th, 2014 at 8:59 PM
AJ Foyt Racing announced Wednesday that the team will expand to two full-time entires for the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Jack Hawksworth will move over from the BHA/BBM with Curb-Agajanian team, where he raced his rookie season in 2014. He will join forces with Takuma Sato, who will be...

James Hinchcliffe Leaves Andretti Autosport for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
October 7th, 2014 at 11:19 PM
On Tuesday James Hinchcliffe and Schmidt Peterson Motorsports announced that the 27-year-old Oakville, Ontario native has signed a multi-year deal to drive the team's No. 77 entry starting with the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Hinchcliffe will leave Andretti Autosport where he raced for the past three seasons. ***PHOTO1*** Hinchcliffe is reunited...

Team Penske Adds Simon Pagenaud to Fourth Car for 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series Season
September 30th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
On Monday Team Penske announced the addition of a fourth team for the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series campaign and that 30-year-old Simon Pagenaud from France will drive the No. 22 car. The deal is a multi-year contract. Pagenaud has competed the past three full seasons for Schmidt Peterson Hamilton Motorsports...

Will Power Wins Verizon IndyCar Series Championship; Tony Kanaan Wins MAVTV 500
August 31st, 2014 at 4:04 AM
Will Power earned his first career Verizon IndyCar Series championship with a ninth place finish in Saturday night's MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway and brought Team Penske their 13th IndyCar Series championship and first since 2006. It was Tony Kanaan that earned his first win with Target Chip Ganassi...

Mikhail Aleshin Suffers Multiple Injuries During Final Practice Crash at Auto Club Speedway
August 29th, 2014 at 11:53 PM
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Verizon IndyCar Series rookie Mikhail Aleshin was transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center after he was involved in a final practice crash at Auto Club Speedway Friday night. Aleshin had qualified eighth earlier in the day for Saturday night's MAVTV 500. ***PHOTO1*** The Russian was conscious when taken...

Will Power Adds to Verizon IndyCar Series Points Lead with Pole at the Milwaukee Mile
August 16th, 2014 at 9:15 PM
Team Penske's Will Power entered Saturday's qualifying for the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest with a four point lead over his teammate Helio Castroneves but earned one additional point by winning the Verizon P1 Away at the Milwaukee Mile. It is his third pole of the season and...

Saturday’s Race 1 Rain Out Sets up Sunday Verizon IndyCar Series Doubleheader in Toronto
July 19th, 2014 at 9:51 PM
The 2inT.O. weekend was supposed to have one Verizon IndyCar Series race on Saturday and one on Sunday but after Saturday's Race 1 of the Honda Indy Toronto was rained out both races will now be run on Sunday as part of a same-day doubleheader. Race 1 will go green...

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...

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...

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...

Picking the Winner of the Indy 500 Can Land You Free Tickets to the Grand Prix of Houston
May 8th, 2014 at 1:59 AM
The Indianapolis 500 is already going to be a must see race but for race fans in the Houston area or planning a trip to Houston already for the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston presented by the Greater Houston Honda Dealers need to check out this promotion presented...

Rookie Sage Karam Latest Entry for the 98th Indianapolis 500
April 29th, 2014 at 11:34 PM
On Tuesday Chip Ganassi Racing signed 19-year-old Sage Karam to a driver development deal and his first Verizon IndyCar Series race will be the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500. Karam will drive the No. 22 entry of Dreyer & Reinbold Kingdom Racing, a team that made an alliance with Chip...

Ryan Hunter-Reay Wins Rain Delayed Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama
April 27th, 2014 at 8:10 PM
Heavy rain delayed the start of the Verizon IndyCar Series Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama on Sunday at Barber Motorsports Park by about two and a half hours and forced the race to run under a 1 hour and 40 minute time limit instead of the scheduled 80 laps....

Points Leader Will Power Earns Pole for Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama
April 26th, 2014 at 5:27 PM
On Saturday Will Power won the pole for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park. It is the first Verizon P1 Award of the 2014 season for Power and the third time he has won the pole at the 17-turn 2.38 mile Barber Motorsports Park road...

New Last Chance Qualifying Session and Extra Practice Day Announced for the Indy 500
April 14th, 2014 at 8:22 PM
On Monday Verizon IndyCar Series officials announced additions to the 2014 Indianapolis 500 schedule. A few weeks ago INDYCAR had announced a new qualifying format that should increase the excitement level and the on track activity during qualifying and today expanded on that. ***PHOTO1*** On Saturday, May 17th qualifying will set up three groups...

Mike Conway Wins Wild Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach for the Second Time
April 13th, 2014 at 8:10 PM
A contact filled 40th running of the Grand Prix of Long Beach led to Mike Conway finding his way to victory lane for Ed Carpenter Racing. Conway took the lead on lap 78 of 80 from Scott Dixon when Dixon had to pit for fuel. The 30-year-old then held off...

Townsend Bell Joins KV Racing Technology Team for Run at the Indy 500
April 13th, 2014 at 2:58 PM
The entry list for the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 grew by one more on Saturday as the KV Racing Technology team co-owned by Jimmy Vasser and Kevin Kalkhoven announced that Townsend Bell will drive a third entry for the team. Bell will be behind the wheel of the No. 6...

Ryan Hunter-Reay Wins Verizon P1 Award for Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
April 12th, 2014 at 6:42 PM
On Saturday at the 1.968-mile, 11-turn streets of Long Beach course it was Ryan Hunter-Reay for Andretti Autosport that earned the Verizon P1 Award for Sunday's Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. He was able to win the pole in the Firestone Fast six session on his final lap and he edged out...