Jack Harvey Looking to Become Next Andretti Autosport Rookie to Land a Top 10 in the Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS – After two years of nearly winning the Mazda Road to Indy scholarship, Jack Harvey has finally made it to his dream – the Indianapolis 500. Mazda, sponsors a program to help open wheel drivers reach their ultimate dream by climbing the ladder of the support series’ and eventually make it to the top in a Verizon IndyCar Series ride. The USF 2000 champion get a scholarship to race in the Pro Mazda Series the next season. The Pro Mazda champion earns a scholarship to race in Indy Lights, while…

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Andretti Autosport Struggles in IndyCar Grand Prix Practice Qualifies Strong

INDIANAPOLIS – I wrote earlier this week that for some reason the Andretti Autosport group has struggled mightily in the IndyCar Grand Prix. Despite winning two of the last three Indianapolis 500’s, none of the Andretti cars have reached victory lane for the road course race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Furthermore, they have one combined top five finish in the three year history of the race. Ryan Hunter-Reay came home second in the inaugural year in 2014, but he’s had finishes of 11th and ninth since. Marco Andretti was 14th,…

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Andretti Autosport/Chip Ganassi Racing Have Typically Struggled in Road Course Race at Indy

INDIANAPOLIS – Between them, Andretti Autosport and Chip Ganassi Racing have won eight Indianapolis 500 races. In fact, the two organizations have combined to win three of the last five ‘500’s and seven of the last 12 dating back to 2005. But, the two have also struggled mightily in the IndyCar Grand Prix at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway too. Granted, the two organizations would likely trade struggles on the 2.439-mile road course for success on the 2.5-mile oval any day of the week, but when there’s a tight championship battle brewing,…

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Details on the Fernando Alonso Test, Alexander Rossi to Receive Indy 500 Winning Ring on Wednesday at IMS Too

The day has finally come for Fernando Alonso to test his No. 29 Honda that he will drive in this month’s 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Wednesday. The test will run from 9 am to 5 pm ET, with having a break for lunch from 12-1 pm ET. Marco Andretti, will hop in the car first and shake the car down, before Alonso will get behind the wheel of a Verizon IndyCar Series machine for the first time ever. Alonso, has won…

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Oberto to Sponsor Marco Andretti at Phoenix

Avondale, AZ – Seattle-based all natural beef jerky company Oberto, along with Circle K, will take over the paint scheme of Marco Andretti’s No. 27 Honda-powered Indy car for Saturday’s 250-lap Verizon IndyCar Series race at Phoenix International Raceway. “Oberto has been a strong partner for us on the Global Rallycross front, and we’re excited to welcome them to our IndyCar program as well as Marco’s primary sponsor for Phoenix,” said Andretti Autosport CEO Michael Andretti. “We’re looking forward to success for Oberto and Circle K on two fronts this weekend…

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Alexander Rossi Charges to a 5th Place Finish at Barber

Leeds, Ala – Alexander Rossi admitted, that last night they were on the bridge of desperation. They were starting Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama 18th, and knew they had a lot of work cut out for them if they wanted to avoid a third straight finish outside of the top 10. It looked bleak for his Andretti Autosport team again at the start too, as his teammate Marco Andretti had a mechanical issue again at the start of the race and would lose three laps in the process. Then,…

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