Former IndyCar and NASCAR champion, Tony Stewart, has stated that he would return to the Indianapolis 500 if he felt competitive enough to win the race. The American also said that he would want to compete in at least one race beforehand to get back up to speed.
In the second part of our article about double IMSA Sports Car Champion Christina Nielsen, we asked her what it takes to be a woman racing in such a male-dominated sport.
Danica Patrick has stated that crashing out of her final race before retirement, the 2018 Indianapolis 500, was “was definitely not the way I wanted to end” her career. Patrick had qualified seventh and was running in the midfield when she lost control of her #13 GoDaddy Chevrolet.
Team Penske’s Will Power has won the 2018 Indianapolis 500 after a late-fuel strategy gamble from other drivers threatened to take the win away. Power took his first win in the famous race, driving his #12 Verizon Chevrolet.
Tony Kanaan has finished the final Indy 500 practice session as the fastest driver. The A.J. Foyt Racing driver was 2-mph clear of his nearest rival Scott Dixon, with Kanaan setting a 227-mph average lap.
The wait is almost over. The Verizon IndyCar Series is just days away from it’s biggest race of the season. Ahead of this weekend’s 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500, TCF’s Jordan Groves takes you through everything you need to know.
Following an impressive performance in qualifying for the 2018 Indy 500, Ed Carpenter, Spencer Pigot and Danica Patrick have reflected on how well the Ed Carpenter Racing team performed in the lead-up to each of their showings in the “Fast Nine” pole shoot-out.
Ed Carpenter has taken pole position for the 2018 Indianapolis 500. Ed, driving once again for his own team, made a run of 229.618-mph to take his third pole position at the Brickyard; with Simon Pagenaud and Will Power completing the front-row.
James Hinchcliffe and Pippa Mann have failed to qualify for this year’s Verizon IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500. The pair were bumped from the field after setting the two slowest fastest runs in the first day of qualifying yesterday.
Yesterday saw the opening day of practice for the 2018 Indianapolis 500 take place, with Simon Pagenaud ending the day with the fastest lap. Team-mate Helio Castroneves was close behind in second, with Ed Carpenter rounding out the top three.
After seven years away, Danica Patrick has made her much-anticipated return to an IndyCar cockpit in her first test session ahead of this year’s Indianapolis 500. Patrick passed her veteran refresher program at the test yesterday.
Six drivers took to Indianapolis Motor Speedway today to complete rookie and refresher tests ahead of this month’s Indianapolis 500. Robert Wickens, Matheus Leist, Kyle Kaiser, Danica Patrick, Sage Karam and Jay Howard all passed the programs during the day’s running.
Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden has taken part in his first test of the IndyCar windscreen prototype. The test took place yesterday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, with the American hailing the test as “fascinating.”
The first practice session for next month’s Indianapolis 500 has taken place today at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Twenty-one drivers of the Verizon IndyCar Series were out on track in today’s session.
The #13 Ed Carpenter Racing GoDaddy Chevrolet of Danica Patrick has been unveiled today at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Patrick will drive the car in this year’s Indianapolis 500.