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 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 […]
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...
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 […]
By Tony DiZinno, Patrick Stephan, and Steve Wittich Location: Indianapolis, Ind. Team Owners: Sam Schmidt and Ric Peterson President: Jon Flack General Manager: Piers Phillips Technical Director: Todd Malloy Engine Manufacturer: Honda First Indy car start: 2001 Pennzoil Copper World Indy 200 at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Ariz. (Davey Hamilton) Indy car wins: 6...
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (Feb. 1, 2018) – Schmidt Peterson Motorsports unveiled today, from Lucas Oil Stadium in downtown Indianapolis alongside 100 lucky fans, the three Dallara-Honda Indy cars of James Hinchcliffe, Robert Wickens and Jack Harvey in their 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season liveries. The three Honda-powered cars maintain the Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ signature chrome design […]
BUFFALO, NY (Jan. 24, 2018) – New Era Cap, in its fourth year as the official headwear of IndyCar, has teamed up with top US single seater team Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) on an exciting new collaboration. The team has inked a deal with the 98-year-old company to expand beyond headwear and include team kit […]
Gade Joins Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Marking First Female Lead Race Engineer in IndyCar INDIANAPOLIS, IN (Jan. 16, 2018) – Schmidt Peterson Motorsports announced today that three-time Le Mans 24 Hours winning race engineer Leena Gade has joined the Indianapolis-based organization to captain the No. 5 Arrow Electronics Honda driven by James Hinchcliffe. Gade’s appointment to […]
Michael Shank Racing Reveals 2018 Race Plans AutoNation and SiriusXM sponsorships fuel expansion with IndyCar program as team builds on IMSA WeatherTech GTD campaign with Acura NSX GT3 INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (8 December 2017) – Having developed its strongest commercial sponsorship lineup in team history, Michael Shank Racing announced on Friday its 2018 season plans in […]