Marco Andretti Invests In Team, Takes Enhanced Role In No. 98 Honda Team

INDIANAPOLIS – Veteran IndyCar driver Marco Andretti will be taking an enhanced role in the No. 98 team’s entry come 2019 as the U.S. Concrete-branded Honda will officially be entered by Andretti Herta Autosport w/ Marco Andretti & Curb-Agajanian.  “I’m happy and proud to invest back into the team that I have been with for 13 seasons and counting,” said Marco Andretti. “I truly believe this is the best team out there and I’m looking forward to a fun, competitive future with the U.S. Concrete No. 98 family.”  “I’m proud to see Marco…

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Andretti And US Concrete Sign Multi Year Agreement To Remain With Andretti Autosport, Team To Keep Same 4 Car Lineup

The familiar red, grey and white colors of U.S. Concrete will paint the racing machine of Marco Andretti for the future of IndyCar Series competition as the ready-mixed concrete company will serve as lead primary sponsor of the third-generation driver through a multi-year agreement. The partnership will see the Dallas-based company ride on the No. 98 car for seven races each season, including the Indianapolis 500. U.S. Concrete first appeared on the race car of Andretti at the Phoenix Open Test in February 2018 revealing the new partnership between the…

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Alonso To Likely Test INDY Car On Road Course Next Month, Options Becoming Clearer

INDIANAPOLIS – Everyone assumed that McLaren and Fernando Alonso would be coming over to the United States with Honda power for the 2019 Verizon IndyCar Series season. While Alonso is expected to test with an Andretti Autosport Honda as early as next month at that, the future plans for the Spaniard may actually involve Chevrolet instead. Multiple sources have confirmed that Alonso would be testing on a road course in September and that it’s all to see what his interest for next season would be. Several venues have been brought up as…

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Marco Andretti Aiming For Home Track Win In Pocono

Marco Andretti would want nothing more than to end his current winless drought. The Andretti Autosport driver hasn’t won a Verizon IndyCar Series race in over seven years now. After a week off, the Pennsylvania native returns home this week for a “home game.” See, Pocono Raceway, the site of Sunday’s ABC Supply 500 (1:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) is about 30 miles away from his home. He’d love to end his streak at his hometrack. Trends say Andretti will finish between ninth and 14th. Through the first 13 races…

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Pato O’Ward Earns Mid-Ohio Weekend Sweep, Extends Points Lead Over Herta

LEXINGTON, OH – The good news for Colton Herta is that he found his mojo again. After getting in a crash in qualifying in the last race weekend in Toronto, Herta suffered a broken hand and would finish seventh and sixth respectively. He lost his grasp of the Indy Lights points lead as a result. But, in the doubleheader weekend at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Herta got back on the podium in each of the two races. He would bring his No. 98 Mazda home runner-up in both Saturday as…

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Andretti Autosport Sweeps Both Podiums For Indy Lights Competition at Mid-Ohio

LEXINGTON, OH – Andretti Autosport may have never won a Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course before, but this weekend, they didn’t lose an Indy Lights race. On both Saturday and again on Sunday, Pato O’Ward reached victory lane in both races on the 2.258-mile road course. They were his sixth and seventh wins of the season respectively. He now extends his points lead to 32 points with just three races to go in the season. 

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Andretti Autosport Having Strong Weekend Thus Far In Mid-Ohio

LEXINGTON, OH – Andretti Autosport has never won a race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course before. Yes, out of 59 career wins, none have occurred at this historic track. Team owner Michael Andretti has won twice (1990, 1991) so did his dad Mario Andretti (1984). But, for the organization as a whole, they’ve yet to cross the finish line first in general. Well, Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 (3 p.m. ET/CNBC/INDYCAR Radio Network) could be that first time though. As all the preliminary action is behind us, all four Andretti cars…

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O’Ward Closes Points Gap By Leading Flag To Flag In Iowa Victory

Pato O’Ward needed to go on a dominating race string, similar to one that his Andretti Autosport teammate Colton Herta did during the Month of May. Herta, caught and passed O’Ward in the Indy Lights championship standings and heading towards this weekend’s race at the Iowa Speedway he held a double digit advantage for the 2018 title. But, O’Ward started up front and did what he had to do in leading flag-to-flag in Sunday’s race on the 7/8-mile bullring. He led all 100 laps en route to his fourth career…

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Andretti, Penske, Ganassi Cars Class Of Iowa Corn 300 Field

The Verizon IndyCar Series will take to the 7/8-mile Iowa Speedway for Sunday’s Iowa Corn 300 (2 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). After Saturday’s first practice session and qualifying to set the field for tomorrow’s race, it’s clear that Sunday’s winner will likely come from the Andretti Autosport, Team Penske or Chip Ganassi Racing camps. Shocker, I know. 

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Andretti Autosport With 7 Wins In 11 Iowa Tries, Can Sunday’s Iowa Corn 300 (2 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) Give Them An 8th

No one and I mean no one has been better at the Iowa Speedway than Andretti Autosport. The Verizon IndyCar Series has been visiting the 7/8-mile oval for 11 years now and in those 11 races, Andretti has been in victory lane seven times. Can they go 8-for-12 in Sunday’s Iowa Corn 300 (2 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). Odds are, yes. Also, the Andretti cars went 1-2-3-4 in last weeks test there. Prior to the aerokit era that began in 2015, Andretti won seven of the first nine races in…

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