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...
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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 […]
A few quick notes about this release from TSO: Todd Malloy, who is a graduate of the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario, won the Indianapolis 500 with Dan Wheldon in 2011. Malloy, who is highly regarded by his fellow engineers, won the 2003 Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART) Championship while serving as race engineer […]
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Announces 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series Lineup INDIANAPOLIS, IN (Oct. 18, 2017) – Schmidt Peterson Motorsports announced today its lineup for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Oakville, Ontario native James Hinchcliffe has renewed his contract with the Indianapolis-based team in a multi-year extension, and the 2011 IndyCar Rookie of the Year’s teammate...
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (August 16, 2017) – Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) has announced Sebastian Saavedra as the driver of the No. 7 Honda for the next two Verizon IndyCar Series races. The Colombian will join teammate James Hinchcliffe at Pocono Raceway and Gateway Motorsports Park. The event at Pocono will mark the 27-year-old’s 64th career IndyCar […]
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’s Mikhail Aleshin has immigration issues, Robert Wickens will sub for him during Friday’s practice
Some notes about this announcement from TSO: Wickens is in his sixth season as a member of the Mercedes-Benz Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters program. The 28 year-old is currently ninth in the 2107 campaign and has a total of five wins between the 2012 and 2016 seasons. Longtime friends, Hinchcliffe and Wickens traded rides earlier this year....