Jack Harvey Returning To SPM Seat At A Place That He Holds Fond Memories Of

This weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race may be Jack Harvey’s only third start of his career, but he’s confident he can contend. Harvey, started 27th and finished 31st in May’s Indianapolis 500, as he was caught up in a crash not of his doing. Then, his next start, didn’t come until two weeks ago at Watkins Glen where he finished 14th. Now, he’s back in the No. 7 Honda with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports hoping to show the team that he belongs in this seat for the 2018 season. See, there’s…

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Current Or Recent Indy Lights Drivers Vying For 2018 IndyCar Seats

INDIANAPOLIS – On Tuesday, I took an updated look at the current 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series Silly Season efforts. With 12 current rides open for next season, the musical chairs are going to shape the future of this series. Out of the last 18 Indianapolis 500’s, 16 of them have been won by Andretti/Herta/Penske/Ganassi. There’s six combined seats open with them. 2018 IndyCar Silly Season Update With that being said, stars like James Hinchcliffe, Tony Kanaan, Helio Castroneves, Alexander Rossi, Takuma Sato, Max Chilton, Charlie Kimball, JR Hildebrand, Carlos Munoz and…

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Jack Harvey Lands SPM Seat for Final 2 IndyCar Races of the 2017 Season

INDIANAPOLIS – With the mutual departure of Mikhail Aleshin a couple of weeks ago, it left the No. 7 Honda with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports available for the final four races of the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Last week, the team announced that Sebastian Saavedra would be behind the wheel of the car in the final two oval races of the year. They’d occur consecutively, with Pocono last weekend at Gateway this weekend. Saavedra finished 21st after a crash on Sunday. But, the team also revealed on Monday who will pilot…

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Andretti Autosport Flexes Muscle on Fast Friday

INDIANAPOLIS – Like last year, Andretti Autosport has been strong all week in practice for the Indianapolis 500. This year, they’ve been flexing their muscle even more the last two days. Entering today’s Fast Friday practice session, Andretti drivers had three of the top four speeds this month. Then, when the boost was turned up for qualifying trim today, they flexed their muscles even more. Andretti, had three cars in the top four on the speed charts on Friday afternoon from the 2.5-mile track, with Ryan Hunter-Reay being second fastest at…

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Indy 500 Battle Could Be Fight Between Andretti Autosport and Chip Ganassi Racing

INDIANAPOLIS – It looks like it’s shaping up to be another Honda dominated Indianapolis 500. Last year, Honda drivers led 129 of the 200 laps in the 100th Running of the event, and with an aerokit freeze in the offseason, there wasn’t much Chevrolet could do to close the gap between the two manufacturers on superspeedways since. Also in 2016, Honda drivers won two poles and three of the 16 races. Both feats were on superspeedways. They led only 110 total laps away from Indy, Pocono and Texas last year. Obviously, how…

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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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Marco Andretti Fastest in Opening Day of Indianapolis 500 Practice

INDIANAPOLIS – For the second straight year, Marco Andretti was the fastest guy in Indianapolis on the opening day of Indianapolis 500 practice. Last year, Andretti turned the fastest lap of the day with a speed of 228.978 mph. Today, Andretti led the way again, this time a bit slower with a top speed of 226.338 mph in his No. 27 Honda. Andretti, is looking for some luck and maybe today he found some. He’s had the pace all season long, but mechanical misfortunes or first lap incidents not of his…

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