How Much Did Mistake In Closing Laps Of The 2nd Race at Belle Isle Cost Rossi For Series Championship

Every year, there’s always that one defining moment during the course of a Verizon IndyCar Series season that we can pinpoint as the determining factor in the championship race. Last year’s was the pass that Josef Newgarden made on Simon Pagenaud in the closing laps of the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at the Gateway Motorsports Park. It’s really hard to project what would have happened over the final 30 laps of that race, but what if Newgarden doesn’t make that move or Pagenaud defends it a little better? Pagenaud, was…

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Prime Real Estate To Be The Race After Indy On The 2019 Schedule A Battle Between Roger Penske and Eddie Gossage

INDIANAPOLIS – While the Verizon IndyCar Series heads into a much needed off week, the three races presiding the week off, well those will be a big topic of conversation for the foreseeable future. See, INDYCAR hasn’t announced the 2019 schedule yet and until they do, the battle to be the first race after the 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500 is going to be a fight between Belle Isle and Texas. Bud Denker said that Belle Isle would be back on the schedule in 2019 and in the same…

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Scott Dixon Climbing Up INDYCAR Record Books

BELLE ISLE, MI – I wrote earlier in the week how the start to the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season for Scott Dixon wasn’t as bad as it looked. While he hadn’t won a race yet and never even led a lap, that all changed on Saturday in the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix. Dixon, was second in both practice sessions on Friday and even qualified his No. 9 Honda there for the first of two 70 Lap races on the 2.35-mile Belle Isle street circuit. He’d remain there until her inherited…

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Carlos Munoz With a Ton of Momentum Heading Into Belle Isle

INDIANAPOLIS – Carlos Munoz was disappointed when the checkered flag flew in last Sunday’s 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500. Yes, he finished second in the biggest race in the world, but to have the car he had last weekend and to come up just short had the Andretti Autosport driver upset that he wasn’t the one sipping the milk in victory lane. But, to finish second, especially with the year that the entire Andretti team has had this season, it gives Munoz with a ton of momentum and hope,…

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