Wickens Posts Video Of Rehab In Progress

A little over a month ago, Robert Wickens was involved in a frightening accident in the ABC Supply 500 at the Pocono Raceway. The Aug. 19 crash was a horrific as it gets. Luckily, it didn’t cost the Canadian his life but it was one that injured him badly. Earlier this month, his family updated everyone on his condition. The listed all of his injuries that he suffered. They were, a thoracic spinal fracture, spinal cord injury, neck fracture, tibia and fibula fractures to both legs, fractures in both hands,…

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“My Goal Was Always To Become An IndyCar Owner” Says Steinbrenner

INDIANAPOLIS – Score this as another massive victory for the IndyCar Series. One of the most iconic names in all of sports is fielding a two car team in the sport for 2019. George Steinbrenner IV becomes the youngest owner in series history as he joins forces with Harding Racing to bring Indy Lights drivers Pato O’Ward and Colton Herta up for next season. You may have recognized the name. Steinbrenner, 22, is the grandson of former New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner. His dad Hank Steinbrenner is currently the co-chairman…

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Explaining Harding Racing/Steinbrenner Merger

INDIANAPOLIS – Some big news broke on Wednesday afternoon as Harding Racing partnered with Steinbrenner Racing and will form a two car team for the 2019 IndyCar Series season. The drivers will be Colton Herta and Pato O’Ward. While that’s not surprising, a few key tidbits are. Most assumed that the team would remain with Chevrolet. Nothing in their press release stated what would be their manufacturer of choice. They even said as much in a teleconference. Also, most thought of this as a partnership with Andretti Autosport. Again, nothing was…

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For 2nd Time In 3 Years, Chaves Potentially Loses Ride

INDIANAPOLIS – This isn’t a shot at Andretti Autosport so don’t take it this way, but for the second time in the last three IndyCar Series offseasons, Gabby Chaves lost a ride and Andretti was part of the reason. In the 2015 season, Chaves drove for Bryan Herta Autosport. He had two top 10 finishes and was 15th in the final standings. The team had every intention on bringing him back for 2016 but funding unfortunately fell through in late winter. That left BHA scrambling to be able to put a…

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Harding Racing To Team Up With Steinbrenner For 2 Car Entry In 2019

INDIANAPOLIS – We have a new entry for the 2019 IndyCar Series season. Well, it’s a new full time entry that is. Harding Racing officially announced their plans for next year on Wednesday afternoon, naming both Colton Herta and Patricio O’Ward as their entrants in the seats. They did so from Yankee Stadium in Bronx, New York. Herta, brings his partnership with Steinbrenner Racing to drive the No. 88 entry. O’Ward, will drive the second car, the No. 8 entry, just as he did in the season finale at Sonoma. O’Ward,…

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Dixon Nets 5th Career Championship, Further Adds To His Legacy

SONOMA, Calif – Scott Dixon may be driving better in year 18 in his career than he was in his prime. The Chip Ganassi Racing driver drove flawlessly through the entire 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season and was the one hoisting the Astor Cup championship trophy on a sunny day in Sonoma on Sunday. Dixon, had a 29 point advantage in the standings heading into this weekend and he put his No. 9 Honda on the front row for Sunday’s season finale. He’d remain second for much of the 85 Lap…

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Rossi Comes Up Just Short For 2nd Place Finish In Season Standings

SONOMA, Calif – He called himself the “first loser” but Alexander Rossi has nothing to be ashamed of in his 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season. The Andretti Autosport driver was actually okay with how his year went but was visibly dejected when he came up just short Sunday in Sonoma. Rossi, had problems on the opening lap of the race when he got into the back of his teammate Marco Andretti in Turn 1 and had to pit one lap later for damage. He’d come out in last, one lap down…

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Marco Andretti Finishes 5th In Season Finale, Ties Rahal For 8th In Final Standings

SONOMA, Calif – Marco Andretti showed a lot of speed in the closing races of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season. He earned three straight top 10 starting spots including his second best start of the year this weekend in Sonoma in fourth. The third generation driver back that strong starting spot up with a top five finish to close out the year in his No. 98 Honda. Andretti, finished fifth for just his second top five finish of the season in Sunday’s Grand Prix of Sonoma. It was his 42nd…

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Pato O’Ward Ends Impressive IndyCar Debut With Top 10 Finish

SONOMA, Calif – What a debut weekend it was for Pato O’Ward. He was coming off of the 2018 Indy Lights championship and earned a ride with Harding Racing for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season finale. O’Ward, 19, had never driven one of these cars prior to last week. On top of that, the team he’s driving for, just created this second car. All of this was new. Despite all of that, O’Ward showed why he’s going to be a star in this series one day. In fact, that one…

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Hunter-Reay Wins IndyCar Season Finale In Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif – An end of an era happened on Sunday as the final Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Sonoma Raceway occurred this weekend. It was also the final race as Verizon as the entitlement sponsor for the series as well as the final race of the 2018 year too. In that race, Ryan Hunter-Reay capped the year off with a win as he dominated the Grand Prix of Sonoma. The Andretti Autosport driver led all but a handful of laps en route to his second victory of the season…

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