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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Why I Think Number/Personnel Changes Possible With Andretti Autosport

Normally, I don’t like to speculate on silly season material, as I just wait until I have something concrete before posting anything. But, after getting a lot of questions on this topic on top of reading between the lines on some things, I decided to post why we could see some personnel/number changes with a few drivers at Andretti Autosport. First off, we now know the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series driver lineup with the team. Three of their four drivers return (Alexander Rossi, Ryan Hunter-Reay and Marco Andretti) while Zach…

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Rossi’s Likeness to Be Displayed on Borg-Warner Trophy Wednesday, Race Winning Car Donated Thursday

INDIANAPOLIS – It’s not the Month of May in Indianapolis but this week it’s certainly going to feel like it for 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series Rookie of the Year Alexander Rossi. The Andretti Autosport/Bryan Herta Autosport driver has a big week in the circle city, as by virtue of his big win in this past year’s 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500, he will get to relive it once again on Wednesday and again on Thursday. On Wednesday, Rossi’s likeness will be revealed on the Borg-Warner Trophy at 5 p.m. ET in…

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Rossi Stays With Andretti/BHA With Agreement Signed for 2017

INDIANAPOLIS – I wrote last week that the dominoes would fall quickly in the Verizon IndyCar Series silly season. First off what that Josef Newgarden would depart Ed Carpenter Racing and join Team Penske in replacing Juan Pablo Montoya. Then, I wrote that Andretti Autosport/Bryan Herta Autosport would join forces again in 2017 and that Alexander Rossi would be retained. On Friday, BHA/Andretti made that announcement then on Monday, Rossi was confirmed. “Alexander showed tremendous growth this year and we are excited to welcome him back to the team,” said…

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BHA/Andretti Autosport Remain Together for 2017

INDIANAPOLIS – Just months prior to the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season, Bryan Herta Autosport lost their funding with Gabby Chaves and had to look elsewhere to be able to field a car for the upcoming year. Meanwhile, Andretti Autosport didn’t have the funding to run a fourth full-time car in 2016, so the two friends – Michael Andretti and Bryan Herta decided to come together and join forces for that team. They called hit Andretti-Herta Autosport. The duo signed Alexander Rossi and it was a marriage made in heaven, as Rossi…

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Gabby Chaves Replaces Luca Filippi for Both Indy Races

INDIANAPOLIS – We’re one day away from the Verizon IndyCar Series taking to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course and we already have our first bizarre driver switch. Dale Coyne Racing announced on Wednesday afternoon that last year’s Rookie of the Year Gabby Chaves will replace Luca Filippi in the No. 19 Honda in not just the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis, but the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 as well. This news comes to a bit of a shock, as Filippi was on the initial entry list…

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