Kimball looking to build on recent form at Road America

Charlie Kimball believes Carlin Racing’s mid-season momentum can continue at this weekend’s KOHLER Grand Prix at Road America. Following back-to-back top 10 finishes in Detroit and Texas, the Californian is more than satisfied with the progress of the team in their debut season. “We had a couple of good results earlier this month, and I’m…

Improving the show: the positive impact of IndyCar’s new aerokit

999 overtakes and counting is the impressive tally for IndyCar just 4 races into the 2018 season. Much of the credit for even closer racing in the world’s most diverse motor racing championship goes to the universal aero kit introduced this year. Aerokit helps IndyCar gain momentum a decade on from the end of ‘the…

Honda Grand Prix of Alabama – heroes and zeroes

The rain was the big winner during the Honda Grand Prix of Alabama as reigning IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden notched up his second win of the 2018 season. Red flagged on Sunday, the race restarted on Monday and despite some inspired wet-weather driving by Sebastien Bourdais in the SealMaster Honda, pole-sitter Newgarden prevailed ahead of…

Phoenix Grand Prix review: heroes and zeroes

ISM Raceway served up a surprisingly entertaining Desert Diamond Phoenix Grand Prix last weekend. Here we rate the IndyCar drivers and teams that shone bright like a diamond, and those that turned out to be cubic zirconia. Newgarden wins, Wickens impresses (again) Reigning IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden took his first win of 2018 despite a…

Time to win championships: Rahal

Graham Rahal believes it is time for the expanded Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) squad to take on and beat the best teams in IndyCar. Speaking ahead of the first race of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar series in St. Petersburg, Florida Rahal was unequivocal about his expectations: “I think this year can be something special…

IndyCar 2018 teammate battles and what’s hanging on them – part 2

Continuing our look at the 2018 IndyCar teammate battles that will decide which careers go stratospheric and which go into free-fall. This week we are looking at a potential changing of the guard at Andretti, what’s in store for Spencer Pigot as he steps up to lead Ed Carpenter Racing and whether Graham Rahal or…

2018 IndyCar teammate battles and what hangs on them

The first rule of motor racing is ‘beat your teammate’. Careers have been and will continue to be made and broken by intra-team competition. As the start of the new IndyCar season fast approaches we take a look at the 2018 teammate battles that will decide which careers go stratospheric and which go into free-fall….

IndyCar Sonoma test in pictures

Take a look at our favorite pictures from the recent IndyCar test at Sonoma Raceway in California. Five teams including defending champions Team Penske, Schmidt Peterson and AJ Foyt Racing ┬árolled out their new for 2018 universal aero kits and liveries at the Californian road course. Teams will next run on 9 and 10 February…

IndyCar 2018 season preview part 2

We are diving in to part 2 of our IndyCar season preview with a look at what the universal aerokit will mean for manufacturer competition in 2018 and how Honda start the season as favorites. Plus can Ed Jones convert the biggest opportunity and challenge of his career at Chip Ganassi Racing, and will major…