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Today marks the 15th anniversary of the late Greg Moore’s death. A rising superstar in American open-wheel racing who captivated millions with his outgoing personality and on-track grit. This day does not go unnoticed by fellow Canadian James Hinchcliffe. The newly signed Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver reflected on Moore as he talked about his childhood hero. The following is a Q&A with James Hinchcliffe, regarding the late Greg Moore, a fellow Canadian. What was it about Greg Moore that led you to be a fan of his growing up? “ItRead More
The Mayor of Hinchtown is firmly in the driver’s seat heading into 2015. IndyCar’s most affable spokesman has jumped ship to rejoin Schmidt Peterson Motorsports and pick up the reigns where Simon Pagenaud has left off. It is a great contract and it firmly establishes the likable Canadian as a lead driver in the sport. In the time since the news broke he’s been all over the place. He hung out with Wade Cunningham and drove in the awesome SVRA vintage races down at COTA, bonus points for saying hiRead More
Helio Castroneves

Posted On August 31, 2014By Joey BarnesIn IndyCar

The Unfinished Legend of Helio Castroneves

The 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season will forever be known as the year Will Power finally broke the reign of bad luck to capture the championship. The Aussie had previously been a 3-time championship runner-up from 2010 – 2012. As deserving a champion as Power is this season, lost in the joy is the heartbreaking defeat of this year’s runner-up, Helio Castroneves. Only one of them could deliver the Astor Cup to team owner Roger Penske at Auto Club Speedway Saturday night. After starting on pole and being in theRead More
Andretti Autosport made it 5 for 5 at Iowa tonight when their leader Ryan Hunter-Reay stormed from 9th to 1st in the final 9 laps to take a surprise victory in the Iowa Corn Indy 300. A late race caution with 15 laps to go came out when Ed Carpenter chopped a hard charging Juan Pablo Montoya and sent the Penske driver into the wall. An incensed Montoya considered a NASCAR style helmet toss but settled for an angry arm wave as Carpenter went past his stricken car on the next lap.Read More

Posted On June 8, 2014By Adam TateIn IndyCar, Videos

The Juan and Will Show!

Hands down this is the best and funniest press conference we’ve ever been a part of. Will Power and Juan Pablo Montoya laugh, joke and correct one another for 14 minutes straight. You’ll see why we asked if they are considering a morning talk show. Video credit goes to our good friend Will Martin of Blitz Weekly. Enjoy  Read More

Posted On June 7, 2014By Adam TateIn IndyCar

Carpenter avenges Indy heartbreak, wins at Texas

Ed Carpenter, the native hoosier who was in contention for this year’s Indy 500 till a late race incident ended his chances, came to Texas Motor Speedway with a chip on his shoulder, he is leaving with the winner’s trophy. The Firestone 600 had it all this year, massive tire degradation, multiple engine failures, crashes and a late race yellow leading to a bit of controversy. After two years of getting the DW12 aero package wrong for the high banks of TMS, IndyCar got it right this year, the 300Read More
Indy 500

Posted On May 21, 2014By Joey BarnesIn IndyCar

The Legacy of a 45-Year Drought

There are moments in an athlete’s life that define their legacy. For some, it’s a game-winning catch in the Super Bowl or a home run in the World Series, but for an IndyCar driver it’s about leading the final lap of the Indianapolis 500. Unlike any other racing series in the world, the legacy of an IndyCar driver is more greatly defined by an Indy 500 win than a series championship. The enormous 2.5-mile oval is the grand stage of speed and history, with modern-day IndyCars exceeding 230 mph. TheRead More