Dale Coyne Racing Rookies Shine On Friday In Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif – Santino Ferrucci is about to embark on just this third weekend in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Sunday’s Sonoma Grand Prix (6:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) will be his fourth career series start. He raced the doubleheader in Belle Isle in early June and the race at Portland on Labor Day weekend. That’s the extent of his Indy Car career. Other than that, his only other on track time was in a test at Putnamville in late May. His Dale Coyne Racing teammate of Pietro Fittipaldi is set to…

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Pigot, Fittipaldi Hoping To End The Year With New Found Momentum, Veach Hoping To Get It Back

Every driver wants to go into an offseason with as much momentum as humanly possible. When the Verizon IndyCar Series offseason lasts six months, you don’t want your last showing to be a bad one. Well, for two drivers, they have found some big momentum and now hope to keep it. For another, he wants it back. One quiet storyline from two weeks ago in Portland was that of Spencer Pigot. He passed Scott Dixon in the closing stages and held him off for a fourth place finish in his…

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Solid Day For Dale Coyne Racing As Crazy 24 Hours Leads Bourdais To Podium, Fittipaldi To 1st Top 10

PORTLAND, Ore – The box score of the Portland Grand Prix would show a very solid day out of the Dale Coyne Racing organization on Sunday. Two of their three cars in Sunday’s race at the Portland International Raceway finished in the top 10, one of which on the podium. But, how they got there was a completely different story. 

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Fittipaldi Hoping Leg Holds Up Better This Weekend In Portland

Pietro Fittipaldi is back in the No. 19 Honda for Dale Coyne Racing this weekend. It will be his fourth consecutive start in the Verizon IndyCar Series and fifth of the year. This weekend though, Fittipaldi is still nursing a broken bone in his left leg and is hoping he will be able to keep it comfortable for the entire race in Portland. See, he had a hard time at Mid-Ohio last month. That was his first race back since he broke his legs in a frightening crash at Spa…

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Pietro Fittipaldi Looking Forward To 1st Race Back Since Injury

 Pietro Fittipaldi had a fantastic weekend going in his Verizon IndyCar Series debut at Phoenix back in April. While he ended up crashing out of the race, he showed that he had the speed as well as the poise that it takes to be competitive in the most competitive series in the entire world. His next race up was both events at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the Month of May. A Fittipaldi at Indy again. 

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Claman DeMelo To Replace Fittipaldi In No. 19 Honda For Coyne For Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS – After his strong performance at last weekend’s INDYCAR Grand Prix, Zachary Claman De Melo is returning to the seat of the No. 19 Paysafe car this week, making his Verizon IndyCar Series oval debut at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The rookie will be amongst the 35 drivers vying for a spot in the field of 33 cars that get to compete in the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 27.

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Pietro Fittipaldi’s Status For Indy Likely Out After Injury Suffered In Sports Car Crash

INDIANAPOLIS – Rookie Pietro Fittipaldi was originally slated to run both Verizon IndyCar Series races at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this May. Unfortunately, it looks like he won’t be racing in either. Fittipaldi, crashed in Spa in qualifying  for this weekend’s sports car race at the Belgium road course on Friday and reports from Europe are that he broke both of his legs. A statement from the WEC, the series that he was making first career start in, said that the DragonSpeed LMP1 driver was helicoptered to hospital in Liege with…

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5 Sleepers To Watch for Saturday Night’s Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phoenix Grand Prix (9 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network)

AVONDALE, AZ – The second race of the Verizon IndyCar Series season is upon us. If Saturday night’s Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phoenix Grand Prix (9 p.m. ET/NBCSN/INDYCAR Radio Network) is anything like we saw at St. Pete, or even through all the practices and qualifying thus far, it could be very unpredictable. While picking five favorites is hard enough, try five sleepers.   The field is so deep and so talented, anyone can win on any given day. But, these five, four of which rookies, could earn trips to…

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Fittipaldi Earns Top 10 Starting Spot In 1st Career INDYCAR Start

AVONDALE, AZ – His grandfather won 22 Verizon IndyCar Series races in his heyday. Two of those 22 were in the prestigious Indianapolis 500. Now, Pietro Fittipaldi, grandson of Emerson Fittipaldi, will make his INDYCAR debut on Saturday night at the ISM Raceway in Phoenix. Fittipaldi, has impressed in his limited time in the cockpit, testing a few times in the offseason. He was quick in all his opportunities too, including at Phoenix back in February. 

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Dale Coyne Racing Confirms No. 19 Honda Drivers, Races They’ll Contest In

INDIANAPOLIS – Leading global payments provider, Paysafe will become the primary and naming sponsor of the Dale Coyne Racing entry that will be shared by Canadian Zach Claman De Melo and Brazilian Pietro Fittipaldi for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Following a successful partnership with De Melo at the season ending event in Sonoma in 2017, Paysafe has agreed to partner with Dale Coyne Racing to provide continued sponsorship to the young Canadian as its primary brand ambassador as well as extend its support to his Brazilian teammate, and up…

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