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Marcus Ericsson Joins SPM for 2019 Season

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...

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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, […]

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Medical Update on Robert Wickens from Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, August 31

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana (Friday, Aug. 31, 2018) – Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver Robert Wickens was transferred to IU Health Methodist Hospital on Thursday, Aug. 30 to continue treatment in his home of Indianapolis. He will soon undergo further surgery on his lower extremities. Wickens had been in the care of Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest since...

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Medical Update #5 on Robert Wickens from INDYCAR and Schmidt Peterson Motorsports

ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania (Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018) – Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver Robert Wickens underwent surgery Monday, Aug. 20 at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest to stabilize a thoracic spinal fracture associated with a spinal cord injury sustained during the INDYCAR event at Pocono Raceway on Sunday, Aug. 19. Titanium rods and screws were placed […]

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Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio

James Hinchcliffe No. 5 Arrow Electronics Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda “It was a pretty disappointing day for us. We had to roll the dice on strategy a little bit given where we were starting. Unfortunately it just didn’t play out for us. We had a rough day in pit lane which didn’t help; it lost us […]

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News from INDYCAR: Rossi works two-stop strategy to winning perfection at Mid-Ohio

Rossi works two-stop strategy to winning perfection at Mid-Ohio LEXINGTON, Ohio (Sunday, July 29, 2018) – About the only wheel Alexander Rossi turned wrong in Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio came when he attempted a victory doughnut in the No. 27 NAPA AUTO PARTS Honda. His car slid off track and became stuck in the […]

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Schmidt Peterson Motorsports and S.A.F.E. Project US Join Forces

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (May 17, 2018) –  Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) co-owner Sam Schmidt, alongside retired United States Navy Admiral (ADM) and the former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, James “Sandy” Winnefeld, Jr., announced today the partnership between SPM and S.A.F.E. Project US. Stop the Addiction Fatality Epidemic is a national not-for-profit organization […]

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Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Partners with AFS Racing for 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Partners with AFS Racing for 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (May 15, 2018) –  Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) announced today it will begin a partnership with AFS Racing for a co-entry in the 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500. The partnership between the two teams will see SPM personnel […]

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval testing – wrapping everything up.

  By Steve Wittich Before we get started with our coverage of on the track, we’ve got a few off the track things to cover. First, Schmidt Peterson Motorsports crew member, Eric Stewart, who has worked in the Verizon IndyCar Series for a long time, lost his home in a fire last weekend. If you...

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Howard Rejoins Schmidt Peterson Motorsports with Partner One Cure for 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (March 23, 2018) – Verizon IndyCar Series team Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) announced today that INDYCAR veteran Jay Howard will return to the team to compete in this year’s Indianapolis 500. The effort will be, for the second year, in partnership with One Cure, an organization deriving from the Flint Animal Cancer Center […]

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