Why IndyCar Needs To Bring Back the Triple Crown and End Each Season with an Oval Race

Photo Credit: Single Seater Up until the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series finale, the series final race to determine the series champion had been held on an oval track. That 2014 championship finale race is the most recent championship finale race to have been held on an oval track, and that will not change in the 2017 season. On oval tracks, there are higher speeds, more … Continue reading Why IndyCar Needs To Bring Back the Triple Crown and End Each Season with an Oval Race

Texas Penalty Ends Up Costing Hinchcliffe 5 Positions in Final Championship Standings

Photo Credit: motorsports.nbcsports.com The 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series has officially come to a close, and the championship standings are official. After a solid season during which Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ James Hinchcliffe was in the top 10 in the championship standings and even within striking distance of the top 5, Hinchcliffe has ended up in 13th in the championship standings despite a really solid season driving a … Continue reading Texas Penalty Ends Up Costing Hinchcliffe 5 Positions in Final Championship Standings

Pagenaud Wins at Sonoma, Claims First IndyCar Series Championship

Photo Credit: IndyCar Simon Pagenaud, who drivers a Chevrolet-powered car for Team Penske, took the checkered flag for his 5th victory of the season and 9th of his IndyCar career today at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California during the Verizon IndyCar Series championship finale, the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma. The win also made Pagenaud the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series champion, giving him his first ever series title. … Continue reading Pagenaud Wins at Sonoma, Claims First IndyCar Series Championship

Newgarden Tops Final Sonoma Practice

Photo Credit: IndyCar Ed Carpenter Racing’s Josef Newgarden, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the speed charts in the fourth and final practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race, the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, which is the final race of the season, around the 11-turn 2.385-mile natural terrain Sonoma Raceway road course in Sonoma, California with a fastest lap time of 77.6431 seconds. Scott Dixon, Takuma … Continue reading Newgarden Tops Final Sonoma Practice

Pagenaud Takes Pole for IndyCar Championship Finale at Sonoma

Photo Credit: IndyCar Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the speed charts in the qualification session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race, the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, which is the final race of the season, around the 11-turn 2.385-mile natural terrain Sonoma Raceway road course in Sonoma, California with a fastest lap time of 76.2565 seconds. Helio Castroneves, Juan Pablo Montoya, Will Power, and … Continue reading Pagenaud Takes Pole for IndyCar Championship Finale at Sonoma

Andretti Tops 3rd Sonoma Practice

Photo Credit: IndyCar Andretti Autosport’s Marco Andretti, who drives a Honda-powered car, topped the speed charts in the third practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race, the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, which is the final race of the season, around the 11-turn 2.385-mile natural terrain Sonoma Raceway road course in Sonoma, California with a fastest lap time of 76.3052 seconds. Juan Pablo Montoya, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Will … Continue reading Andretti Tops 3rd Sonoma Practice

Castroneves Tops 2nd Sonoma Practice

Photo Credit: IndyCar Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the speed charts in the second practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race, the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, which is the final race of the season, around the 11-turn 2.385-mile natural terrain Sonoma Raceway road course in Sonoma, California with a fastest lap time of 76.6678 seconds. Will Power, Simon Pagenaud, Ryan Hunter-Reay, … Continue reading Castroneves Tops 2nd Sonoma Practice

Castroneves Tops 1st Sonoma 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 GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, which is the final race of the season, around the 11-turn 2.385-mile natural terrain Sonoma Raceway road course in Sonoma, California with a fastest lap time of 77.3298 seconds. Marco Andretti, Graham Rahal, Jack … Continue reading Castroneves Tops 1st Sonoma Practice

“Prix-Viewing” the Grand Prix of Sonoma, the 2016 IndyCar Championship Finale

Photo Credit: IndyCar The 16th and final race out of 16 scheduled races of the 2016 Verizon Indycar Series calendar brings us to Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California, on Sunday, September 18th. The indycars will race 85 laps around the 11-turn 2.385-mile natural terrain road course. Simon Pagenaud leads the Verizon IndyCar Series points championship by 43 points over Will Power. Power had to sit out of the season opener … Continue reading “Prix-Viewing” the Grand Prix of Sonoma, the 2016 IndyCar Championship Finale

Power Cleared to Drive at Sonoma

Photo Credit: FOX Sports Team Penske’s Will Power, who sits in 2nd place in the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series standings, has been medically cleared to drive in the 2016 series finale at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California on Sunday, September 18th following a crash at Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, New York last Sunday during the IndyCar Grand Prix at the Glen that left … Continue reading Power Cleared to Drive at Sonoma

Enerson To Drive at Watkins Glen and Sonoma for Dale Coyne Racing

Photo Credit: theapexracing.co RC Enerson, a 19-year-old American Indy Lights Series driver from New Port Richey, Florida, is confirmed to be the driver of Dale Coyne’s no. 19 Honda-powered car for the remaining two races of this Verizon IndyCar Series season. Enerson sits 14th in this year’s Indy Lights standings, but that is because he has not raced since the Freedom 100 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway … Continue reading Enerson To Drive at Watkins Glen and Sonoma for Dale Coyne Racing