Tag archives for 2018

IMS To Build Dirt Track, Host Lucrative USAC Midget Event during Brickyard Race Week

IMS To Build Dirt Track, Host Lucrative USAC Midget Event during Brickyard Race Week Driven2SaveLives BC39 Scheduled for Sept. 5-6 at The Dirt Track at IMS INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, June 26, 2018 – The Indianapolis Motor Speedway will add to its luster as the Racing Capital of the World with the construction of a quarter-mile dirt […]

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Team Penske Verizon IndyCar Series Race Report – Texas

Team Penske Verizon IndyCar Series Race Report   Track:                  Texas Motor Speedway Race:                   DXC Technology 600 Date:                   June 9, 2018   No. 1 Verizon Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet – Josef Newgarden Start: 1st (4th-career Verizon IndyCar Series pole) Finish: 13th Status: Running Laps Completed: 244/248 Laps Led:   59 Points Position: 5th (-68 pts)   Notes: Josef […]

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Rahal and Sato Finished Sixth and Seventh in the DXC Technology 600 at Texas Motor Speedway

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing DXC Technology 600 – Texas Motor Speedway Verizon IndyCar Series RACE NOTES/QUOTES – Saturday, June 9, 2018    RAHAL AND SATO FINISHED SIXTH AND SEVENTH IN THE DXC TECHNOLOGY 600 AT TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY   GRAHAM RAHAL, No. 15 Fleet Cost & Care Dallara/Honda/Firestone:  “Overall I can’t complain too much about […]

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NEWS RELEASE: DIXON TAKES DXC TECHNOLOGY 600 FOR THIRD INDYCAR WIN AT TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

DIXON WINS DXC TECHNOLOGY 600 FOR THIRD CAREER INDYCAR WIN AT TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY Dixon Moves Into Third On The All-Time Indy-car Wins List With 43rd Career Victory Simon Pagenaud Get Runner-Up Finish For Car/Race Sponsor DXC Technology; Alexander Rossi Rounds Off Podium Photos, Video and B-Roll From Today’s Today’s PPG 400 here FORT WORTH, Texas […]

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SPENCER PIGOT FIGHTS THROUGH TO FINISH 11TH AT TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

SPENCER PIGOT FIGHTS THROUGH TO FINISH 11TH AT TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY Ed Carpenter’s Night Ends Early After Contact, Finishes 20th (FORT WORTH, Texas) June 9, 2018 – Race Notes In his very first race at Texas Motor Speedway, Spencer Pigot brought home a hard-fought 11th place result. Team owner Ed Carpenter was credited with a 20th […]

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Qualifying Report: Verizon IndyCar Series

DXC TECHNOLOGY 600 QUALIFYING REPORT 06.08.18 With the starting grid set, the field of 22 will race under the lights Saturday for 248 laps at Texas Motor Speedway. Live coverage of the DXC Technology 600 will be available on NBC Sports Network beginning at 8 p.m. ET. No. 27 NAPA AUTO PARTS HONDA STARTING POSITON: […]

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News from INDYCAR: Newgarden leads Team Penske sweep in Texas qualifying

Newgarden leads Team Penske sweep in Texas qualifying FORT WORTH, Texas (Friday, June 8, 2018) – Team Penske continued its dominance at Texas Motor Speedway, sweeping the top three spots in qualifications for the DXC Technology 600. Josef Newgarden, the reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion, was the fastest qualifier and earned the Verizon P1 Award […]

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Sato Qualified 9th and Rahal 20th for Saturday Nights DXC Technology 600 at TMS

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing DXC Technology 600 – Texas Motor Speedway Verizon IndyCar Series QUALIFYING NOTES/QUOTES – Friday, June 8, 2018    SATO QUALIFIED NINTH AND RAHAL 20TH FOR SATURDAY NIGHT’S DXC TECHNOLOGY 600 AT TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY   POLE: Josef Newgarden          2-lap avg. speed of 220.613 mph           (L1: 220.444, L2: 220.782 mph) 9th:       Takuma […]

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Bourdais Qualifies Career Best Fifth at Texas

Sebastien Bourdais Qualifying Summary: Sebastien Bourdais qualified the No. 18 Team SealMaster – Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan car a Texas Motor Speedway career best fifth for tomorrow’s DXC Technology 600. Bourdais was third on the speed charts following the 90-minute morning practice with a lap of 219.619 mph. Qualifying began at 3:00 p.m. in […]

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Second-Row Start for Wickens, Honda in Texas

Second-Row Start for Wickens, Honda in Texas Robert Wickens qualifies fourth, best oval start of his rookie season Honda drivers claim six of top 10 qualifying spots Saturday night contest will be third oval race of 2018 FORT WORTH, Texas (June 8, 2018) – Robert Wickens continues to impress in his Verizon IndyCar Series rookie […]

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    • Long Beach’s Grand Prix report is $150K worth of obvious points
      That report was made public Monday afternoon, and it’s loaded with an absence of surprises, although there are a few bits of weirdness involved. Rather than submit what KPMG said would be an ideal computer-aided design plan for the proposed F1 track that would identify all mandatory components required following FIA (the governing body of […]
    • Here’s who won the race between Formula 1 and IndyCar in Long Beach
      In October last year the city released a request for proposals seeking “an open-wheel auto racing format” to run the annual Grand Prix event. From the start it was only a two-horse race between Michaelian and Pook. Pook, of course, was hardly a carpetbagger. He founded the Long Beach Grand Prix in 1975 and brought […]
    • Q&A: Printup talks future of WGI, IndyCar, Phish
      Everybody was excited, but I take a lot of personal interest in IndyCar. I always have. I kind of grew up in IndyCar, so I was glad that we were able to get them back. The fans themselves, for only having a little bit less than 90 days to sell the race last year, we […]
    • Rick Mears – still the ultimate pro at 65
      Over the past 20-something years writing about racing, I’ve encountered three people from whom I learn something about the art of racecar driving every time we speak for longer than five minutes. One of that trio is Rick Ravon Mears, born this day 65 years ago in Wichita, Kansas, and brought up in Bakersfield, Calif. […]
    • Memoir helps widow cope after IndyCar driver's death
      Tonya Bergeson-Dana talks with her son, Conor, about his father when he brings it up, which is often. If he’s asking the questions, she reasons, he’s ready to hear the answers. Paul Conor Dana, at age 9, knows that his father was Paul Dana, a journalist and IndyCar driver who died in March 2006 during […]