INDIANAPOLIS, IN – February 16, 2017 – KV Racing Technology co-owners Kevin Kalkhoven and Jimmy Vasser issued the following statements today: “I want to thank all those who have written to express their appreciation of the efforts of KV Racing Technology during the last 14 years,” said Kalkhoven. “However as I approach 73, I feel […]
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Steak ‘n Shake to Return as Sponsor of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Indy Car Entry for Third Season
STEAK ‘N SHAKE TO RETURN AS SPONSOR OF RAHAL LETTERMAN LANIGAN RACING’S INDY CAR ENTRY FOR THIRD SEASON Primary sponsorship to span four races, including the Indy 500 BROWNSBURG, Ind. (February 15, 2017) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that Steak ‘n Shake, a classic American brand and home of the original Steakburger™ and hand-dipped milkshakes, […]
Testing Report: Phoenix Open Test PHOENIX (Feb. 12, 2017)—The Verizon IndyCar Series teams left the Open Test at Phoenix International Raceway either frustrated or happy after the two day session. Fortunately for A.J. Foyt’s ABC Supply Racing team, they were in the latter camp. “Overall with everybody being new, working with each other and learning […]
Aleshin Leads the Way for Honda in Final Indy Car Pre-Season Practice Mikhail Aleshin leads Honda contingent in “The Test in the West” 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series opens March 12 in St. Petersburg, Florida PHOENIX, Ariz. (February 11, 2017) – Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ Mikhail Aleshin led the Honda contingent at the two-day “Test in the […]
CHEVY INDYCAR AT PHOENIX TEST: Chevrolet drivers in the VICS got down to business at open test at Phoenix International Raceway
CHEVROLET RACING IN THE VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES OPEN TEST PHOENIX INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY (ARIZONA) FEBRUARY 11, 2017 AVONDALE, (ARIZ) – Chevrolet drivers in the Verizon IndyCar Series (VICS) got down to business at an open test at Phoenix International Raceway. The April 29, 2017 race at the one-mile track just west of Phoenix, Arizona is the first oval […]
“What They’re Saying” from the INDYCAR open test at Phoenix Raceway SIMON PAGENAUD (No. 1 PPG Team Penske Chevrolet): “It was great to be back in the PPG Chevrolet. We’ve had a great test so far. We’ve been able to work on a lot of different things and compile some good data. It was a long […]
By Steve Wittich For the second straight year the full Verizon IndyCar Series field will travel to the desert in Avondale, Arizona to take part in the first official test session of the new season at Phoenix International Raceway. The entry list of 21 cars will have a total of 12 hours of track time...
Weekend schedule changes, rules updates to add to racing excitement in 2017 season INDIANAPOLIS (Monday, Feb. 6, 2017) – In a continuing effort to deliver the most effective and entertaining on-track action for fans, the Verizon IndyCar Series has modified the race weekend schedule at some events for the 2017 season. INDYCAR, the sanctioning body...
Copper Moon Coffee Aligns with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports INDIANAPOLIS, IN (Feb. 6, 2017) – Hoosier company Copper Moon Coffee announced a partnership today with Verizon IndyCar Series team Schmidt Peterson Motorsports. The Indiana coffee company will serve as the winning team’s Official Coffee Provider through 2018. The Copper Moon brand is about uniqueness, alignment, and precision. These […]
By Steve Wittich Over the last few days, TSO has been parsing the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series rulebook for changes from the 2016 rulebook, and we’ll have a number of posts over the next week explaining some of the key differences. First up is some opening up of the technical regulations. As we learned in...