By Steve Wittich The five-way battle for the Astor Cup and two-way fight for Rookie of The Year grabbed most of the attention during the Firestone Grand Prix Of Monterey weekend; at the same time, the struggle for an under-the-radar but uber-important award was also coming down to the wire. NTT INDYCAR SERIES partner Firestone […]
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By Steve Wittich A quartet of drivers – Scott Dixon, Josef Newgarden, Pato O’Ward, and Alexander Rossi – took to the 112-year-old Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval to help INDYCAR in preparation for the introduction of the 2.4 liter (146 cubic inches), twin-turbocharged power plants with hybrid power for the 2023 season. To simulate the potential...
Chip Ganassi RacingIndianapolis, Ind. Team Owner: Chip GanassiChief Operating Officer: Doug DuchardtManaging Director, INDYCAR: Mike HullManager, INDYCAR: Barry Wanser Engine Manufacturer: Honda Indy car starts: 1,236– First Indy car start: 1990 Autoworks 200 at Phoenix International Raceway (now ISM Raceway) in Avondale, Ariz. Indy car wins: 108– First Indy car win: 1994 Molson Indy Toronto...
Rossi, Honda Rule at Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Alexander Rossi dominates race for second consecutive Long Beach win Scott Dixon, Graham Rahal take battle for third to the checkers Third Honda NTT IndyCar Series victory in four races LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 14, 2019) – Starting from the pole, Alexander Rossi fended off […]
‘What They’re Saying’ from Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach JOSEF NEWGARDEN (No. 2 Hitachi Team Penske Chevrolet): “It’s tough when you’re not able to compete at the very, very front. We were at the front, but you want to be competing for first (place). That’s disappointing, but we gave it our all today and […]
Dixon Leads Honda 1-2-3 Result in Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Practice Scott Dixon tops time charts in opening-day IndyCar Series action at Long Beach Ryan Hunter-Reay and rookie Felix Rosenqvist round out top three for Honda Previous Long Beach winners Alexander Rossi and James Hinchcliffe post top-10 times LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 12, […]
Reviewing Born Racer – the Scott Dixon and Chip Ganassi Racing film about commitment is available today
Steve’s movie review: A person who competes in races is the simplistic definition of racer that appears in the Oxford English Dictionary. For those that compete in the high risk, high reward world of Indy car racing that simple five letter word has so much more meaning. And, adding the appellation born before racer, brings […]
By Steve Wittich The 2018 INDYCAR Grand Prix Of Sonoma will be the 14th year in a row (and 15th overall race) that the Verizon IndyCar Series will visit California Wine Country, and the 2018 event will mark the fourth straight year that the Astor Cup will be presented at the former Sears Point Raceway....
Scott Dixon Signs Multi-Year Deal with Chip Ganassi Racing Beginning in 2019 Kiwi Leads INDYCAR Points on the Strength of Series-Leading Three Wins in 2018 INDIANAPOLIS (August 13, 2018) – Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) announced today that four-time INDYCAR Champion, 44-time Winner and Indianapolis 500 Winner Scott Dixon has signed a multi-year deal […]