Remembering Justin Wilson: One Year Later

Photo Credit: motorsportswelcome.wordpress.com Today, Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 marks the one-year anniversary of the tragic death of the late Verizon IndyCar Series driver Justin Wilson, who was just 37 years old at the time of his passing. His death was the first and only death since IndyCar switched to their new DW12 chassis back at the beginning of the 2012 season, and it was the … Continue reading Remembering Justin Wilson: One Year Later

Power Wins at Pocono

Photo Credit: IndyCar Team Penske’s Will Power, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, has won the postponed Verizon IndyCar Series race, the ABC Supply 500, at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania after 200 laps of excitement around the 2.5-mile tri-oval. The race was originally scheduled to be run yesterday at 3:09 PM ET, but there were heavy rains that poured down over the track that … Continue reading Power Wins at Pocono

Castroneves Tops Final Pocono Practice

Photo Credit: IndyCar Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the speed charts in the first practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race, the ABC Supply 500, around the 3-turn 2.5-mile tri-oval in Long Pond, Pennsylvania, with a fastest lap speed of 218.824 miles per hour. Carlos Munoz, Simon Pagenaud, Sebastien Bourdais, and Scott Dixon rounded out the top 5 fastest drivers in this final … Continue reading Castroneves Tops Final Pocono Practice

Aleshin Takes Pole at Pocono

Photo Credit: IndyCar Schmidt Peterson Motorsport’s Mikhail Aleshin, who drives a Honda-powered car, topped the speed charts in the qualifying session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race, the ABC Supply 500, around the 3-turn 2.5-mile tri-oval in Long Pond, Pennsylvania with a 2-lap average speed of 220.445 miles per hour. Josef Newgarden, Takuma Sato, Helio Castroneves and Carlos Munoz rounded out the top 5 fastest drivers in this qualifying … Continue reading Aleshin Takes Pole at Pocono

Aleshin Tops 1st Pocono Practice

Photo Credit: IndyCar Schmidt Peterson Motorsport’s Mikhail Aleshin, who drives a Honda-powered car, topped the speed charts in the first practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race, the ABC Supply 500, around the 3-turn 2.5-mile tri-oval in Long Pond, Pennsylvania  with a fastest lap speed of 221.932 miles per hour. James Hinchcliffe, Josef Newgarden, Alexander Rossi, and Carlos Munoz rounded out the top 5 fastest drivers in this practice … Continue reading Aleshin Tops 1st Pocono Practice

“Prix-Viewing” the ABC Supply 500

Photo Credit: sagekaram.com The 13th race out of 16 scheduled races of the 2016 Verizon Indycar Series calendar takes us to Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania on Sunday, August 21st. The indycars will race 200 laps around the 3-turn 2.5-mile tri-oval. Simon Pagenaud leads the Verizon IndyCar Series points championship by 58 points over Will Power. Power had to sit out of the season opener at St. Petersburg with concussion-like symptoms, … Continue reading “Prix-Viewing” the ABC Supply 500

IndyCar Reaches Extension Agreement with Pocono Raceway for 2017 and 2018 Seasons

Photo Credit: IndyCar The Verizon IndyCar Series and Pocono Raceway track president and CEO Brandon Igdalsky have agreed to an extension on the IndyCar race at Pocono through the 2018 season. The series’ next race will be held at Pocono Raceway on Sunday, August 21st at 3:30 PM ET. Pocono Raceway, also known as “The Tricky Triangle”, is a 2.5-mile tri-oval with different amounts of … Continue reading IndyCar Reaches Extension Agreement with Pocono Raceway for 2017 and 2018 Seasons