By Steve Wittich Entertaining Indy Lights race ends with O’Ward on the top step of the podium If you only looked at the boxscore for Saturday’s Cooper Tires Indy Lights Grand Prix of Toronto Presented by Allied Building Products, it would appear that Patricio O’Ward, who led all 35 laps had a relatively easy drive...
By Steve Wittich “Ev’rywhere I hear the sound, of marching, charging race cars (feet), boy,” sings Mick Jagger with a guttural snarl. “’Cause summer’s here and the time is right for fighting in the street, boy.” Each and every time the Verizon IndyCar Series visits a temporary street circuit, I get that particular Rolling Stones...
Indianapolis, Ind. (July 10, 2018) Conor Daly will join the Harding Racing team for the Honda Indy Toronto Grand Prix this weekend. The American will pilot the #88 car along the streets of the Exhibition Place circuit in downtown Toronto. Conor Daly is a veteran Verizon IndyCar Series driver with 40 starts in five seasons. […]
A Learning Experience for Claman De Melo in Iowa Newton, IA (July 8, 2018) – Dale Coyne Racing’s Zachary Claman De Melo, summed up his Iowa Corn 300 as a learning experience on Sunday following the race at Iowa Speedway in which the rookie driver brought his car home in 18th place. Starting 20th, Claman […]
VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES IOWA CORN 300 RACE REPORT 07.08.18 The checkered flag went flying at Iowa Speedway late Sunday afternoon and completed the misfortune-filled race for Andretti Autosport. The team heads back to Indianapolis for a quick turn-around before heading north of the border to compete on the streets of Toronto. Coverage for the Honda […]
CHEVROLET RACING IN THE VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES IOWA CORN 300 IOWA SPEEDWAY NEWTON, IOWA TEAM CHEVY POST RACE RECAP AND TRANSCRIPT JULY 8, 2018 Spencer Pigot Puts Chevy on Podium at Iowa Pigot Scores Break-Out Runner-Up Finish in Iowa Corn 300 o First top-three finish in Verizon IndyCar Series for Ed Carpenter Racing […]
Victory at Iowa Corn 300 reboots Hinchcliffe’s season NEWTON, Iowa (Sunday, July 8, 2018) – James Hinchcliffe has been seeking a reboot to his Verizon IndyCar Series season after not qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 in May. He found redemption with a victory Sunday at the Iowa Corn 300. The Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver led […]
Sato Earned His First Podium of the Season with Third Place in the Iowa Corn 300; Rahal Finished Seventh
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Iowa Corn 300 – Iowa Speedway Verizon IndyCar Series RACE NOTES/QUOTES – Sunday, July 8, 2018 SATO EARNED HIS FIRST PODIUM OF THE SEASON WITH THIRD PLACE IN THE IOWA CORN 300 AFTER HE LED THREE LAPS; RAHAL FINISHED SEVENTH GRAHAM RAHAL, No. 15 Luther Automotive Group Dallara/Honda/Firestone: “We […]
Hinchcliffe, Honda Charge to Victory in Iowa • Late-race domination nets James Hinchcliffe first win of 2018 • Takuma Sato claims third with his own late-race effort • Robert Wickens continues to impress with fifth-place finish NEWTON, Iowa (July 8, 2018) – Making the correct calls throughout ever-changing track conditions, James Hinchcliffe worked his […]
Team Penske Verizon IndyCar Series Race Report Track: Iowa Speedway Race: Iowa Corn 300 Date: July 8, 2018 No. 1 Hitachi Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet – Josef Newgarden Start: 2nd Finish: 4th Status: Running Laps Completed: 300/300 Laps Led: 229 Points Position: 2nd (-33 pts) Notes: After having strong practice and qualifying sessions, […]