McLaren Racing announces today that it will contest the 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500, on Sunday 26 May 2019, with Fernando Alonso at the wheel. Competing in his second Indy 500, Fernando will attempt to become only the second driver ever to secure world motorsport’s unofficial Triple Crown: victories at the Monaco Formula 1...
Family Statement about Passing of IMS Chairman of the Board Emeritus Mari Hulman George INDIANAPOLIS, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 – A statement from the Hulman-George family about IMS Chairman of the Board Emeritus Mari Hulman George, who died Saturday, Nov. 3 in Indianapolis at age 83: “Our mother was such a unique, wonderful person. She […]
IMS Chairman of the Board Emeritus Mari Hulman George Dies at 83 INDIANAPOLIS, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 – Hulman & Company and Indianapolis Motor Speedway Chairman of the Board Emeritus Mari Hulman George, who touched the lives of millions through her deep passion for auto racing, stewardship of the Racing Capital of the World and […]
PIERS PHILLIPS NAMED PRESIDENT OF RAHAL LETTERMAN LANIGAN RACING BROWNSBURG, Ind. (November 1, 2018) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that Piers Phillips has joined the team as president. Phillips will report directly to team ownership and oversee operations for the team’s involvement in the IndyCar Series, IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and […]
INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 1, 2018) – Veteran IndyCar driver Marco Andretti will be taking an enhanced role in the No. 98 team’s entry come 2019 as the U.S. Concrete-branded Honda will officially be entered by Andretti Herta Autosport w/ Marco Andretti & Curb-Agajanian. “I’m happy and proud to invest back into the team that I have been […]
Marcus Ericsson Joins Schmidt Peterson Motorsports For 2019 Season INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Oct. 30, 2018) – Schmidt Peterson Motorsports announced today that Marcus Ericsson will pilot the No. 7 Honda for the 2019 IndyCar Series season. The current Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team driver will make the move to the North American open-wheel racing series following the conclusion...
ED JONES, SCUDERIA CORSA JOIN ED CARPENTER RACING FOR 2019 INDYCAR SERIES SEASON Jones Named as Road and Street Course Driver of No. 20, Will Compete in 2019 Indianapolis 500 in No. 64 Ed Carpenter Racing Scuderia Corsa Chevrolet (INDIANAPOLIS) October 17, 2018 – Ed Carpenter Racing and Scuderia Corsa will combine their efforts to field Ed […]
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum Announces “Shop Tour Series” For Members; First Stop: Schmidt Peterson Motorsports on Thursday, Nov. 1
INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, October 5, 2018 – The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum is proud to announce its “Shop Tour Series,” where current and future IMS Museum members get a behind-the-scenes look at locally-based IndyCar Series team shops. The inaugural “Shop Tour Series” event will be a trip through the Schmidt Peterson Motorsports race shop on Thursday, […]
Source: Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix Presented by Lear Corporation Press Release EXCITING CHANGES COMING TO THE CHEVROLET DETROIT GRAND PRIX PRESENTED BY LEAR IN 2019 All Ticketholders to Enjoy Paddock Access; Tickets Go On Sale October 9 DETROIT, Mich. (October 3, 2018) – As the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear prepares to […]
Reviewing Born Racer – the Scott Dixon and Chip Ganassi Racing film about commitment is available today
Steve’s movie review: A person who competes in races is the simplistic definition of racer that appears in the Oxford English Dictionary. For those that compete in the high risk, high reward world of Indy car racing that simple five letter word has so much more meaning. And, adding the appellation born before racer, brings […]