ROSSI TO PARTICIPATE IN 2018 HONDA NHL ALL-STAR WEEKEND FESTIVITIES THROUGHOUT TAMPA BAY

2016 Indianapolis 500 champion and driver of the No. 27 NAPA AUTO PARTS Honda Indy car for Andretti Autosport in the Verizon IndyCar Series Alexander Rossi, will be a special guest of Honda and the NHL during the All-Star Game weekend in Tampa, Jan. 26-28. Rossi, will drive the Stanley Cup around Tampa in an NHL All-Star Game branded Honda Ridgeline accompanied by the NHL’s Mike Bolt and Phil Pritchard, the official “Keepers of the Cup”. Additional highlights of Rossi’s activities and appearances which offer interview opportunities include (All times noted…

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Daly, Rossi Competing on 30th “The Amazing Race” Season

INDIANAPOLIS – Alexander Rossi and Conor Daly have been friends for years, and sometimes housemates since both joined the Verizon IndyCar Series full time in 2016. Now they’re something more: teammates for Season 30 of “The Amazing Race,” the popular, Emmy Award-winning reality competition show airing on CBS. Rossi and Daly form “Team INDYCAR” for the competition that covers 10 countries, 21 cities and more than 29,000 miles in the quest to cross the finish line first and win $1 million. Team INDYCAR is among 11 two-person entries competing in…

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5 Favorites For Sunday’s Go Pro Grand Prix of Sonoma (6:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network)

Sonoma, Calif – The Verizon IndyCar Series season finale is upon with Sunday’s Go Pro Grand Prix of Sonoma (6:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). With that being said, seven drivers enter with a shot at this seasons championship. But, four of them realistically have a shot. As a surprise, I don’t have both of the top two in the standings on this list.

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Rossi, Hunter-Reay, Looking To Play Spoilers This Weekend at Sonoma

Sonoma, Calif – For much of the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season, Andretti Autosport wasn’t very happy. Other than the Indianapolis 500, the first 10 races to the season were ho-hum. But, over the last six races, they’ve really begun to build a lot of momentum heading towards the 2018 season. Take Alexander Rossi for example. Through the first 10 races of the year, the California native led just 23 laps and had just two top five finishes and five top 10s. Since?

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Newgarden Leads IndyCar Practice at Sonoma, Friday’s Practice Report

Sonoma, Calif – After having six hours of on track testing on Thursday at the Sonoma Raceway, the Verizon IndyCar Series drivers had two more 45-minute practice sessions on the Northern California road course on Friday afternoon. If anything is certain, it appears that Sunday’s Go Pro Grand Prix of Sonoma (6:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) will be Team Penske’s to lose. On Thursday, Penske drivers were 1-2-3 on the speed charts. In session No. 1 on Friday morning, they remained in that order. This time, there was a little bit…

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How Would IndyCar Points Look Without Qualifying Points/Double Points at Indy?

Rumors are swirling that the Verizon IndyCar Series may do without double points for the 2018 season. But, with that being said, where would the points standings be if there weren’t any double points races this season? Also, where would they lie if we didn’t award points for qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 too? Currently, Josef Newgarden leads Scott Dixon by just three points heading to the season finale this weekend at Sonoma. There’s also seven drivers that are still mathematically eligible to win this year’s title. Helio Castroneves (-22),…

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Alexander Rossi Hoping To Capitalize On End Of Season Strength This Weekend at Sonoma

The Verizon IndyCar Series season finale is already upon us, and one driver is hoping to play spoiler in this weekend’s Go Pro Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma (6:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). Although Alexander Rossi is still mathematically eligible to win this year’s 2017 championship this weekend at the Sonoma Raceway, he knows that realistically, a title is honestly a very tall feat to ask for. Rossi, is currently sixth in the standings heading to the last race of the season and 84 points out. Unfortunately, once the race…

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