ABC Supply 500 Tag

By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief This one is going to sting a little for Ryan Hunter-Reay. The 2014 Indianapolis 500 winner and 2012 Verizon IndyCar Series champion came from last on the grid all the way to the front, only to be undone by an electrical issue that relegated him to third at the finish line. The 35-year-old American managed to come through the field and found the lead for 31 laps, and appearing to have a repeat of his 2015 success at Pocono Raceway when he found Victory Lane. However,Read More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter Will Power claimed his fourth Verizon IndyCar Series win in the last six races and has pulled himself right into championship contention with a win in the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway. The race started out as the Mikhail Aleshin and Ryan Hunter-Reay show as Aleshin, who started from pole, led for a majority of the race’s opening 50 laps only losing the lead during green flag pitstops. Meanwhile, Hunter-Reay roared through the field after starting in last place after not making the qualifying lineRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Simon Pagenaud’s quest to win his first Verizon IndyCar Series title took a huge hit on Monday’s postponed edition of the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway. The 32-year-old Frenchman wrecked hard in Turn 1 on lap 158 after his No. 22 Menard’s Team Penske Chevrolet had bottomed out. “We just had a crash,” Pagenaud said. “The car bottomed and I went straight to the wall. Really weird because I had bottoming but not to that extent. I just lost control of the steering. It feltRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter A frightening incident on pit road on lap 64 has eliminated Alexander Rossi and Helio Castroneves from the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway. Rossi had been running in the top five for much of the race’s first 64 laps and was leading when he made his second pitstop. Following a routine stop, Rossi was released from his pit stall just as Charlie Kimball was attempting to pull into his pit stall and the two collided. Rossi was launched over #83 Trisheba Chevrolet and landed on top of theRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter Sunday’s running of the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway has been postponed to Monday at noon ET due to persistent rain. A steady rain started to fall around 12:45 ET and the rains got heavier around 2:15 ET, which drenched the 2.5 mile superspeedway.  Unable to have enough time to dry the track before sunset, track and Verizon IndyCar Series officials elected to postpone the race until tomorrow. This is the second race of the 2016 season to be pushed back due to rain, theRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter Mikhail Aleshin rocketed around Pocono Raceway to claim his maiden Verizon IndyCar Series pole in his 30th  start. The Russian, who nearly claimed his first series win in the previous round at Mid-Ohio, set the quickest time in this morning’s practice session and backed that up during qualifying to log a 220.445 mph average en route to pole at the 2.5-mile oval in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. “That’s amazing,” said an ecstatic Aleshin. “It’s my first pole in IndyCar and I’m so happy to bring car No.Read More

Posted On August 17, 2016By Frank SantoroskiIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Event Preview: The ABC Supply 500 at Pocono

By Frank Santoroski, Staff Writer This coming weekend the Verizon IndyCar Series will return to Pocono Raceway for the ABC Supply 500 continuing the 2016 season. The event is slated for August 20-21, 2016. About the Race The ABC Supply 500 at Pocono is round thirteen of sixteen for the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2016. The event is held on a oval track, one of five such races on the schedule. The defending race champion is Ryan Hunter-Reay, who drives the No. 28 DHL Honda for Andretti Autosport . This will beRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Pippa Mann will make her second appearance of the season in this weekend’s ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway with Dale Coyne Racing. The 33-year-old Brit will pilot the No. 19 Honda and continue the driver carousel that looks to continue for the second half of the year. Mann finished 13th at the 2.5-mile track known as ‘The Tricky Triangle’ last season, tying her career-best finish in the Verizon IndyCar Series, and finished 15th in her only other start there in 2013. With Pocono being theRead More
After winning the Firestone Pit Performance Award for spending the least amount of time on pit lane at Pocono Raceway last weekend, the crew of the No. 98 Bryan Herta Autosport Honda driven by IndyCar Series rookie Gabby Chaves donated their $10,000 prize money to Wilson’s Children’s Fund in honor of the late Justin Wilson. Chaves was in contention for the win in the ABC Supply 500 in large part due to the team’s efforts, who won the award for the first time. “It was (the crew’s) decision to makeRead More

Posted On August 24, 2015By Joey BarnesIn IndyCar

Sage Karam released from hospital

IndyCar has released a statement on the condition of rookie Sage Karam, who was transported via ground after crashing out of the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway. Karam was leading with 20 laps to go when the car and hit the wall on the exit of Turn 1, showering the track with debris, with a piece striking Justin Wilson’s helmet in the same accident. Wilson sustained a severe head injury, in critical condition and listed in a coma in the intensive care unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital. “Verizon IndyCarRead More