Iowa Corn 300 preview notes and quotes

Previewing the Iowa Corn 300 as championship leader Scott Dixon looks to build on his recent win at Road America. The Kiwi has 3 Iowa Speedway poles to his name but is yet to finish  higher than 3rd at the 0.894 mile oval. Despite securing his first ever win at Road America two weeks ago…

Kohler Grand Prix of Road America heroes and zeroes

Scott Dixon broke his 2017 IndyCar win drought at Road America with a clinical combination of fuel strategy and bold moves. The Championship leader extended his advantage in the standings to 34 points by beating a hard charging Josef Newgarden and pole-sitter Helio Castroneves to the win. The Penske 1-2-3-4 qualifying performance had been very…

IndyCar Duel in Detroit Race 1 heroes and zeroes

Graham Rahal took his first win of the 2017 Verizon IndyCar season with a dominant performance in race 1 of the Chevrolet Duel in Detroit. Leading from the green flag Rahal took a comfortable victory from Scott Dixon. Dixon finished a remarkable 2nd despite nursing injuries from his terrifying Indy 500 crash last weekend. James…

IndyCar Grand Prix of Long Beach – heroes and zeroes

James Hinchcliffe scored his first win in 2 years taking the chequer at the historic Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. When it looked like the race would be decided by fuel strategy, a brace of late cautions set up a frenetic finish. Here is my rundown of the heroes and zeroes from the 2017 IndyCar Toyota Grand…

3 IndyCar drivers needing a standout 2017

As we get ever closer to the start of the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series I am taking a look at 3 drivers who need a standout season this year. With the demise of KV Racing, competition for IndyCar seats has intensified and many drivers will be nervous about their prospects beyond 2017. My picks might…

IndyCar: Indy Toronto ‘heroes and zeroes’ 2016

The narrow, bumpy streets of Toronto saw some classic IndyCar street racing with a grandstand finish and win for Will Power. 2016 Indy Toronto heroes Hero – Tony Kanaan At first glance it looked like Kanaan was destined for another disappointing result playing second fiddle to his team mate, Scott Dixon. Put on what appeared…

IndyCar: better safety a good way to honour Justin Wilson

Justin Wilson combined bad ass driving with kindness, humility and a continual drive for safety. In the cold morning-after light following his passing it would be fitting that improved safety in IndyCar (and open-wheel racing in general) be a part of Justin’s legacy. Whilst everyone in racing would do anything to have him back, moving forward…