Carlin Racing Joins INDYCAR With Chilton, Kimball In 2018

INDIANAPOLIS – Carlin is proud to announce their move into the Verizon IndyCar Series in a full-time capacity for the 2018 season. Joining the first season INDYCAR effort at Carlin will be drivers Max Chilton and Charlie Kimball along with primary partners, international insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services firm, Gallagher and global healthcare company, Novo Nordisk. Both Chilton and Kimball drove for the championship winning team earlier in their racing careers. The Carlin entries will be powered by the Chevrolet twin turbocharged direct injected V6 engine. “We’re delighted to…

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Mobil 1 The Grid Talks To IndyCar Drivers On the Art of The Pass

The art of the overtake is a carefully planned combination of strategy and instinct. And none more so than in IndyCar, where the Push to Pass button has revolutionised the approach when it comes to making a run on a fellow driver. Mobil 1 The Grid spoke to Josef Newgarden, Simon Pagenaud, Charlie Kimball, Marco Andretti and Ryan Hunter-Reay to find out more. Watch The Video Here

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Alexander Rossi Earns INDYCAR Grand Prix at the Glen Pole (1 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network)

Watkins Glen, NY – Team Penske left the door open for Honda’s to steal a pole this weekend at Watkins Glen. For some reason, the Penske foursome has been struggling a bit, as they’ve really been non factors on the speed charts in all three practice sessions. That’s allowed Alexander Rossi and Scott Dixon to take advantage of that. In return, both earned front row starting spots for Sunday’s INDYCAR Grand Prix at the Glen (1 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) at the upstate New York road course. 

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Charlie Kimball Earns 3rd Starting Spot For Sunday’s ABC Supply 500 (2 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network)

Long Pond, PA – Charlie Kimball will start third for Sunday’s ABC Supply 500 (2 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network). That should come to no surprise. Kimball, earned his first and only Verizon IndyCar Series pole earlier this season on another superspeedway at the Texas Motor Speedway and if not for an oil leak, he would have came away with likely a top five finish in his No. 83 Honda. 

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Top 5 Sleepers For Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 (3 p.m. ET/CNBC/INDYCAR Radio Network)

Lexington, OH – Everyone loves a good Cinderella or sleeper story in sports. Well, with Team Penske and Chip Ganassi Racing combining to win nine of the last 10 Verizon IndyCar Series races at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, as well as seven of the last 10 races on the season, it’s no secret then that their drivers are the easy odds on favorites for Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 (3 p.m. ET/CNBC/INDYCAR Radio Network). But, with that being said, the Penske foursome and Scott Dixon are the only ones among the…

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Can Charlie Kimball Get Back to Victory Lane This Weekend at Mid-Ohio?

Lexington, OH – One thing is certain, Charlie Kimball is at his best when the Verizon IndyCar Series races on all-terrain road courses. His lone victory, it came at a terrain course in Mid-Ohio in 2013. In fact, out of his last 19 starts on tracks like Mid-Ohio, Kimball has 13 top 10 finishes. That’s among the best in the series. Furthermore, the Chip Ganassi Racing driver has seven top 10’s in his last nine starts on these types of circuits. That’s why he’s so excited to be heading to Mid-Ohio…

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Kimball To Take Ceremonial Laps Around New Pavement at Gateway on Thursday

Verizon IndyCar Series driver Charlie Kimball is coming to Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois Thursday at noon to take the ceremonial first lap on the new pavement on the 1.25-mile oval. The driver of the No. 83 Tresiba Honda for Chip Ganassi Racing will be the first driver to see the new surface. The 20-year-old track has been completely repaved in preparation for the inaugural Bommarito Automotive Group 500 on August 26. The old track was torn up following the Drivin’ for Linemen 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race and paving will be…

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