Photo Credit: Beyond the Flag Last February, I took on a new role as a contributor for FanSided’s Beyond the Flag, a website with a primary focus of motorsports. In April, I was promoted to a new role, my current role, as the site expert/editor. As a result, there have been no motorsports articles on SportsPress. However, here is a link to Beyond the Flag, where … Continue reading For motorsports news and analysis, visit Beyond the Flag
Photo Credit: Sage Karam Dreyer & Reinbold Racing announced that Sage Karam will drive for the team in the 2017 Indianapolis 500. Karam, 21, has driven in three Indianapolis 500 mile races over his 3-year Verizon IndyCar Series career. His best finish in the race was a 9th place finish in the 2014 Indianapolis 500, a race he started in 31st place, the worst of his Indianapolis 500 career. Last season, … Continue reading Sage Karam to Drive for Dreyer & Reinbold Racing in 2017 Indianapolis 500
Photo Credit: Racing Nation Mikhail Aleshin, the 29-year-old Russian who drove in the Verizon IndyCar Series for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) last season, will likely return to the team for the upcoming 2017 season despite talk of a potential budgetary shortfall due to sponsorship a couple of weeks ago. After being listed as returning to SPM since October, there was doubt that Aleshin would return to the … Continue reading Mikhail Aleshin to Return to SPM in 2017
Photo Credit: KV Racing Technology After an offseason full of changes, we are now just six weeks away from the season opener of the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series on the streets of St. Petersburg, Florida. However, teams and drivers still have lots of work to do before we get to that point, and that starts with the teams who don’t know what drivers will be in … Continue reading Six Weeks from IndyCar Season Opener, Vacant Seats Remain
Photo Credit: Beyond the Flag WARNING: This article goes all over the place with little to no transitions. Does the Andretti Curse exist, and if so, is it breakable? Andretti is a name known and respected throughout the entire motorsports world, not just in IndyCar racing.The legendary Mario Andretti won 52 IndyCar races, which is currently 2nd all-time, and his son Michael won 42 Indycar races, … Continue reading 2017 Edition: Does the Andretti Curse Exist, and if so, is it Breakable?
Photo Credit: 99.9 KTDY The year of 2016 was a year in sports where notable “curses” were broken. Most notably, the Cleveland Cavaliers won their first NBA championship in franchise history and brought Cleveland its first major professional sports championship since 1964. Then, the Chicago Cubs won their first World Series title since 1908, ending a 108-year drought. One thing that did not end, however, was … Continue reading Cavaliers? Check. Cubs? Check. Andretti?
Photo Credit: Racing Nation Mikhail Aleshin, the 29-year-old Russian who drove in the Verizon IndyCar Series for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) last season, could possibly be unable to return to the team for the upcoming 2017 season because of a budgetary shortfall due to sponsorship. After being listed as returning to SPM since October, it now appears unlikely that Aleshin will return to the series next … Continue reading Mikhail Aleshin May Not Return to SPM in 2017