Ranking The Teams In The INDYCAR Test at Phoenix

A lot of data was collected this weekend at the ISM Raceway in Phoenix, as 12 hours of on track testing occurred over the course of two days on the 1.022-mile track. When the dust settled, there were a few teams that stood out above others. But, I want to warn everyone that this weekend was just a test, so you really can’t hang your hat on the speed charts and use that to think this is going to shape the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season. While four separate test…

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US Concrete To Sponsor Marco Andretti For 6 Races In 2018

INDIANAPOLIS – Another new sponsor has come on board the Verizon IndyCar Series, as US Concrete will sponsor Marco Andretti and his No. 98 Honda with Andretti Autosport/Herta Autosport in six races for the 2018 season. The races that they will have their colors on the third generation drivers’ car will be at Long Beach, both races at Indy, Texas, Pocono and the season finale in Sonoma. Andretti, shifts to the joint entry between Michael Andretti and Bryan Herta after being with Andretti Autosport exclusively for the last 12 seasons. Andretti,…

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Pato O’Ward Joins Colton Herta, Dalton Kellett and Ryan Norman With Andretti Autosport For 2018 Indy Lights Season

INDIANAPOLIS – Entering his first full season of Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires competition with Andretti Autosport, Pato O’Ward will pilot the No. 27 Mazda and join the team’s roster alongside returning Andretti drivers Colton Herta, Dalton Kellett and Ryan Norman. “First off, I want to thank the whole Andretti Autosport team for the incredible opportunity they are giving me. I’m really happy to be with this power house team and I will give this my all to deliver results,” O’Ward said via a statement. “I have been working really…

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Munoz To Andretti a Race Winning Combination, Better Opportunity Even Than Alonso To Win

INDIANAPOLIS – On Monday afternoon, Andretti Autosport announced that for a second straight season that they will feature six cars for the prestigious Indianapolis 500. Last year, it worked to perfection with Takuma Sato taking the checkered flag first. It was the second straight ‘500 victory for the organization and third in the last four years. This time, it’s not Fernando Alonso in the sixth car, it’s Carlos Munoz. While that won’t necessarily move the needle like “Alonso Mania” did last year, it’s one that should provide an even better option…

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Munoz To Rejoin Andretti Autosport for Indy Only Opportunity

INDIANAPOLIS – A familiar face will make its way back to the Andretti Autosport stable for the 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race as Carlos Muñoz returns to the team, vying for his chance to kiss the bricks.    Muñoz made his Verizon IndyCar Series debut with Andretti Autosport at the 2013 Indianapolis 500, where he finished second, earning himself Indy 500 Rookie of the Year honors. The Colombian-native went on to compete full time with the team the following year. In 2016, Muñoz once again finished runner-up when his…

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Team Canada With SPM, Team America With Andretti For 2018 INDYCAR Season

INDIANAPOLIS – A good thing is starting to form in the Verizon IndyCar Series for the 2018 season. All country teams will be on two organizations for next year, as Schmidt Peterson Motorsports announced on Wednesday morning that they have hired two Canadian drivers to pilot both of their full-time cars for the 2018 season. James Hinchcliffe returns for a fourth season and beyond, as the Oakville, Ontario native signed a “multi-year” deal to remain with the team. His teammate, will be fellow Toronto native Robert Wickens. The duo marks the first…

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Stefan Wilson To Drive 5th Andretti Autosport Entry In 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS – This past spring, Stefan Wilson made a stand up decision to hop out of a guaranteed seat in the Indianapolis 500 and give it to Fernando Alonso. See, Wilson had a sponsor, team and everything lined up to honor his brother Justin Wilson in the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500. Then, Alonso mania came. Alonso, had to run a Honda, but Wilson had the last Honda seat. With his announcement not yet been made, he willingly stepped aside for the greater of the series. But, the agreement would…

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