Wickens To Have Spinal Surgery On Monday Night

Robert Wickens will continue to be treated at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest as Schmidt Peterson Motorsports and the Verizon IndyCar Series issued a statement on Monday evening stating that the rookie driver will be undergoing surgery on Monday night for a “spinal injury” that was suffered on Sunday in a horrific accident on Lap 6 of the ABC Supply 500 at the Pocono Raceway. Wickens, was trying to make a pass on Ryan Hunter-Reay for fourth place but unfortunately his right front tire of his No. 6 Honda…

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Wickens Suffered “Orthapedic Injuries” In Scary Pocono Crash

LONG POND, PA – Robert Wickens was transported to a local hospital on Sunday as his No. 6 Honda was involved in a violent crash in the ABC Supply 500 at the Pocono Raceway. On the Lap 6 restart in the Verizon IndyCar Series race, Wickens and Ryan Hunter-Reay made contact with one another in Turn 2 of the 2.5-mile track. Wickens’ right frhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFerodPNpvMont tire made contact with Hunter-Reay’s left rear tire which got both squirrely. In turn, Wickens then ran over the top of Hunter-Reay’s left front tire/wing which sent…

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Who’s Hot, Who’s Not Leaving Sunday’s ABC Supply 500

LONG POND, PA – We’re now through a very scary ABC Supply 500 at the Pocono Raceway and head back west for the final three races of the Verizon IndyCar Series season. At this point, we’re 14 of 17 races into the year with races left at Gateway (Aug. 25), Portland (Sept. 2) and Sonoma (Sept. 16). With that being said, a few drivers head to the final three races hot while a few others are not. Who’s on which list?

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5 Takeaways From Sunday’s ABC Supply 500

LONG POND, PA – Sunday’s Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Pocono Raceway was a race full of emotions. We went from excited to scared to frightened to relieved just to get the full ABC Supply 500 in and to allow all to remain in general good health. While Robert Wickens is hospitalized in an area hospital following a Lap 6 crash, it still better than the alternative to which is a point I don’t even want to go there. In the end, the guy with the best car won as…

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Leist Nearly Earns 1st Career INDYCAR Top 10 Finish On Sunday In Pocono

LONG POND, PA – While it’s not surprising to see an ABC Supply car battling for a spot in the top 10 of the finishing order of Sunday’s Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Pocono Raceway, it was surprising to see it was the young Brazilian rookie of Matheus Leist and not his teammate Tony Kanaan. Kanaan, had led at least one lap in all five of his previous attempts on the Tricky Triangle and was strong at Indy back in May but his No. 14 Chevrolet developed a throttle issue…

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Veach Nets 3rd Straight Top 10 Finish In 6th Place Run At Pocono

LONG POND, PA – Zach Veach headed into Sunday’s ABC Supply 500 at the Pocono Raceway feeling as confident as a rookie could in the Verizon IndyCar Series. See, Veach was one of a handful of drivers to test on the 2.5-mile Pennsylvania race track last week and from all accounts, had a very solid day of action. Plus, Veach entered the weekend with two straight top 10 finishes to his credit on the season. He was seventh on July 15 at Toronto and 10th two weeks ago in Mid-Ohio. He…

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Team Penske Has Solid Day In Pocono, Wrong End Of Downforce Levels Though

LONG POND, PA – The Team Penske trio leave Sunday’s ABC Supply 500 smiling. While none of them won the Verizon IndyCar Series race at the Pocono Raceway this weekend, all three did get a top 10 result on the Tricky Triangle. Will Power saw his two race win streak at Pocono come to an end but it’s not like his No. 12 Chevrolet was bad. The Australian would finish runner-up for his second straight podium on the season and third top six over the last four races. 

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Dixon Has A Scott Dixon Day At Pocono, Holds 29 Point Lead Leaving Sunday’s ABC Supply 500

LONG POND, PA – When looking back on the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season this fall, if Scott Dixon wins this year’s championship, we have to look at the Lap 6 crash in Sunday’s ABC Supply 500 at the Pocono Raceway and how Dixon narrowly avoided it to how this title was won. See, Alexander Rossi and Will Power were the class of this weekend’s race. They were 1-2 for nearly the entire 500 mile event on the 2.5-mile track and finished there. Dixon, well he started 13th and was running…

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Bourdais Quietly Scores Top 5 Finish Sunday In Pocono, 1st Top 5 Since INDYCAR Grand Prix

LONG POND, PA – Sebastien Bourdais was competing at the Pocono Raceway for the first time since 2016. See, last year he was still recovering from his injuries suffered in his May 20 qualifying crash at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. In fact, last year’s ABC Supply 500 was the last race Bourdais would miss due to his injuries. In his first race back on the Tricky Triangle this weekend, Bourdais would score his second straight top five finish on the 2.5-mile track. Bourdais, finished fifth in 2016 and now brought his…

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Rossi Leads 180 Laps En Route To 5th Career INDYCAR Win In Sunday’s ABC Supply 500

LONG POND, PA – Alexander Rossi was in a class all by himself on Sunday at the Pocono Raceway. Rossi, passed Will Power on the Lap 6 restart of Sunday’s ABC Supply 500 and virtually never looked back in leading 180 of 200 laps en route to his fifth career Verizon IndyCar Series victory. Rossi, is doing just what he has to do in order to win this year’s championship. Heading into the Mid-Ohio race weekend, we basically gave Scott Dixon the championship. He led everyone by 60+ points as Rossi…

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