Steve Wittich

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Foyt Racing Notes: Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix

CARLOS MUNOZ (#14) ON:   Phoenix International Raceway: “Phoenix is a nice track. It is really [track] positon dependent, so hopefully the Chevy package will be competitive there and the team as well.” On the Open Test: “The Phoenix Open Test was our first day working together as a team with the Chevy aero kit […]

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Fans Can Enjoy IMS Museum for Free during INDYCAR Grand Prix Weekend

Fans Can Enjoy IMS Museum for Free during INDYCAR Grand Prix Weekend INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, April 26, 2017 – Admission to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum will be free for INDYCAR Grand Prix ticket holders during the two-day event, May 12-13at IMS. A General Admission or Reserved Seat ticket must be present for entry to the […]

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Barber Motorsports Park – Sunday – Close

What began with loud thunder sounding like Birmingham was being bombed to a day that ended with confetti falling on Josef Newgarden’s winning Indy car for the second time in three years at Barber Motorsports Park, Sunday was quite an intriguing and busy day. Oh, and then there was this Alonso guy who generated plenty...

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SPOILER – Barber Motorsports Park – Sunday – quick race recap

By Bruce Martin and Steve Wittich All cars except the No. 2 Chevrolet driven by Josef Newgarden, Sebastien Bourdais’ Honda, Charlie Kimball’s Honda and Carlos Munoz’s Chevrolet started the race on the alternate tires (Firestone Reds). After turning the fastest laps in Sunday morning warmup, Marco Andretti had to pit before the green flag ever...

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Barber Motorsports Park – Sunday – Good morning, IndyCar Warm-Up and Indy Lights qualifying

By Bruce Martin and Steve Wittich Good morning from a damp Barber Motorsports Park where it has stopped raining, but everything (including the track) is still very wet after raining all night here in Birmingham, Ala..  I’ve been told that a pretty strong thunderstorm rolled through sometime after 1am, but I must have been very tired....

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Barber Motorsports Park – Saturday – Close and USF2000 race #2 recap and results

By Bruce Martin and Steve Wittich Verizon IndyCar Series close from Bruce LEEDS, Alabama – The long anticipated, highly predicted rain shower finally arrived on Saturday and luckily it came after nearly all the track activity was completed at Barber Motorsports Park. And to be honest, the rainstorm wasn’t that bad.   But out with...

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Barber Motorsports Park – Saturday – IndyCar qualifying report and a wild Indy Lights race

By Bruce Martin and Steve Wittich Verizon IndyCar Series qualifying report from Bruce LEEDS, Alabama – Not that they ever left, but after getting a somewhat slow start to the season by Team Penske standards, the best way to describe their effort in Saturday’s qualifications at Barber Motorsports Park was the famous line uttered in...

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Barber Motorsports Park – Saturday – IndyCar qualifying groups.

Oh… hello group 2. Advancing from that stacked group will be an accomplishment. Group 1 Group 2 Josef Newgarden Will Power Mikhail Aleshin Helio Castroneves James Hinchcliffe Simon Pagenaud Marco Andretti Scott Dixon Max Chilton Graham Rahal Ed Jones Ryan Hunter-Reay Tony Kanaan Sebastien Bourdais Spencer Pigot Takuma Sato Charlie Kimball Alexander Rossi Zach Veach...

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Barber Motorsports Park – Saturday – IndyCar practice 3 and MRTI qualifying – notes and results

IndyCar report by Bruce Martin – MRTI reports by Steve Wittich IndyCar Practice Session #3 LEEDS, Alabama – It was a spirited battle up front between the biggest names in the Verizon IndyCar Series in Saturday’s final practice session before qualifications for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park.   By...

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Barber Motorsports Park – Friday Final

By Bruce Martin and Steve Wittich LEEDS, Alabama – It was another action-packed Friday for the Verizon IndyCar Series at Barber Motorsports Park as teams participated in two practice sessions before Saturday’s knockout round of qualifications culminating in the Firestone Fast Six.   That will set the starting lineup for the third race of the...

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