Conor Daly IndyCar 2015
Conor Daly has been named to drive the No. 18 Dale Coyne Racing Honda for the remainder of the weekend in place of Rocky Moran Jr., who sustained a broken left thumb in Friday practice. Daly, 23, has one previous Verizon IndyCar Series start, finishing 22nd in the 2013 Indianapolis 500. The son of retired Formula One and Indy car driver Derek Daly was the 2011 Indy Lights race winner at Long Beach and has spent most of the past three years in GP2 and GP3, the F1 feeder series.Read More
Helio Castroneves 2015 Long Beach
LONG BEACH, Calif. – It took only eight minutes of the first of three knockout qualifying rounds for the nine-year-old Long Beach track record to fall. Tony Kanaan, who will make his 12th Indy car start in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach and 297th overall, recorded a lap of 1 minute, 06.7442 seconds on the 1.968-mile, 11-turn street circuit. DOWNLOAD: Qualifying Results About 30 minutes later in the Firestone Fast Six, Helio Castroneves reset the record with a lap of 1:06.6294, which earned the driver of the No.Read More
Jack Harvey 2015 Indy Lights
Long Beach, Calif. – A thrilling Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires qualifying session on the streets of Long Beach saw Englishman Jack Harvey post a new lap record just as time expired, edging top rookie Spencer Pigot to the pole position for tomorrow’s Grand Prix of Long Beach Presented by Allied Building Products.   Harvey, from Lincoln, England, who finished second in last year’s championship, losing out only on a tie-breaker to Gabby Chaves, turned a lap of 1:12.0405 (an average speed of 98.345mph) in the closing moments ofRead More
Bristol 2015 Joey Logano
BRISTOL, Tenn.—Joey Logano was enjoying such a perfect day at Bristol Motor Speedway that the driver of the No. 22 Team Penske Ford kept expecting something to go wrong. It never did. Logano led all 300 laps of Saturday’s Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 at the .533-mile short track, a record for laps led in a NASCAR XFINITY Series race. It was the first time a driver led every lap in a single race since Kyle Busch accomplished the feat in winning the Virginia 529 College Savings 250 at RichmondRead More
DeltaWing Racing
Long Beach, Calif. (April 17, 2015) – The Claro/TracFone DeltaWing Racing Cars team began the day with a long list of unknowns in its TUDOR United SportsCar Championship street circuit debut. At the end of the day, the team put its new-found knowledge to good use with a sixth-place starting position in tomorrow’s Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase at Long Beach. The DeltaWing Coupe’s first day amidst the concrete canyons saw the team work through setup changes designed to maximize the car’s ability to handle the myriad of bumps throughout theRead More
Simon Pagenaud 41st Grand Prix of Long Beach 2015 IndyCar
LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 17, 2015) – Will Power and Team Penske teammate Simon Pagenaud recorded lap times in the second Verizon IndyCar Series practice session for the 41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach that were quicker than the 2014 Verizon P1 Award-winning time of Ryan Hunter-Reay. Next up is Sebastien Bourdais’ nine-year-old track record. Power, driving the No. 1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet, led the 23-driver field with a lap of 1 minute, 7.5485 seconds. Pagenaud was 0.0370 of a second back in the No. 22 Penske TruckRead More
Food City 500 Bristol Matt Kenseth Sprint Cup
BRISTOL, Tenn.—If history repeats itself on Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway, Matt Kenseth won’t have a problem with it. The last time Kenseth won a pole at the high-banked .533-mile short track—back in 2005—he followed with a victory in the race. In Friday’s time trials at Thunder Valley, with a lap at 128.632 mph (14.917 seconds) Kenseth earned the 14th Coors Light Pole Award of his career, his second at Bristol and his first of the season. And that’s a good omen for a driver who hasn’t won a NASCARRead More
Matt Kenseth, Ross Kenseth
Second-generation driver Ross Kenseth, 21, will make his NASCAR XFINITY Series debut in the stand-alone June 20 race at Chicagoland Speedway, Joe Gibbs Racing announced Friday. And the son of 2003 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth will be able to showcase his talent in excellent equipment. He’ll be piloting the No. 20 JGR Toyota for his maiden voyage in one of NASCAR’s top touring series. The car will sport the livery of Dollar General, one of Matt Kenseth’s sponsors on the Cup side. “It’s pretty surreal–it still is,”Read More