Former F1 drivers hope to gain an advantage at COTA IndyCar Classic

IndyCar’s trio of former F1 drivers are hoping to use prior experience to their advantage as the series makes it’s long-awaited debut at the Circuit of the Americas. As the only active drivers to have sampled the¬†Texan circuit in race conditions, they are confident it could provide a competitive edge in Sunday’s IndyCar Classic. “I…

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…

IndyCar news roundup

Two new teams confirmed their entry into the 2018 Verizon IndyCar series this week as off season testing wrapped up and points awarded for the Indy 500 were up for debate. Here’s our round up of the news this week in IndyCar. Michael Shank and Schmidt Peterson team up for limited 2018 campaign Michael Shank…

5 ways to spend the IndyCar offseason

With Josef Newgarden crowned 2017 Verizon IndyCar series champion it is a long drag to the start of the 2018 season. St Petersburg awaits on March 11 but in the meantime we have months of zero racing. You could of course fill the off-season with race replays or fine-tuning your fantasy picks. Instead here are…

Championship deja vu for Team Penske

Team Penske find themselves in familiar territory coming in to the 2017 Verizon IndyCar season finale at Sonoma. The big question is not whether they can take back-to-back championships. It is whether they will make the same mistakes that cost them the IndyCar title back in 2015. Picture the scene Coming in to the final…

IndyCar: is Chilton worth a new deal at Ganassi?

Mike Hull says Ganassi Racing wants Max Chilton on a multi-year IndyCar deal. But is the ex-F1 backmarker worth it? Ganassi wants to keep Chilton Ganassi team manager Mike Hull was quoted by Autosport this week confirming the desire to sign Chilton on a multi-year deal in IndyCar. Coming from a reputable source and direct…

IndyCar round up – 29 January 2015

The 2015 prospects for an American young gun, an ex-F1 back marker and an ex-race director are the focus of this week’s round-up. Karam races in to contention? One of the highlights of the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona was the performance of Sage Karam. The question on everyone’s lips on Sunday was whether he…