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By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer Honda has gained a new partner in the 2019 IndyCar Series as Harding-Steinbrenner Racing announced a switch to the Japanese brand. After competing with Chevrolet in a partial 2017 and a full 2018 campaign, the team elected to switch brands after signing new drivers Patricio O’Ward and Colton Herta for the 2019 IndyCar season. O’Ward will drive the No. 8 machine while Herta will pilot the No. 88 after the duo finished first and second in their respective 2018 Indy Lights campaigns. “We are delighted toRead More
By Josh Farmer, Contributing Journalist SONOMA, California – Capturing the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series manufactures championship has everybody at Honda ecstatic heading into Sunday’s season-ending INDYCAR Grand Prix of Sonoma. Honda-powered cars sit atop the championship standings with Scott Dixon leading Alexander Rossi by 29 points ahead of Sunday’s 85 lap event. Team Penske’s Chevrolet powered cars of Will Power and Josef Newgarden lie 87 points apiece behind the leading duo. Art St. Cyr, CEO of Honda Performance Development, feels confident about the driver’s championship with representatives Scott Dixon (No. 9Read More
By IMSA Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The first three races of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship have reinforced one thing about racing in the Prototype class: competition is really tough. Heading into its debut season in the WeatherTech Championship at the beginning of this year, expectations for the two-car Acura Team Penske program and the new ARX-05 Daytona Prototype international (DPi) race cars were high. And with good reason. After all, the driver lineup includes a pair of WeatherTech Championship Prototype champions racing alongside a pair ofRead More
The partnership that has claimed five Indianapolis 500 victories will remain intact as Andretti Autosport announced today that the team will return to Verizon IndyCar Series competition in 2018 with Honda-powered machines as part of a multi-year agreement. “It’s no secret that we’ve been weighing this decision for a while now,” said Andretti Autosport CEO Michael Andretti. “We’ve had strong relationships and have marked milestones with both manufacturers, but we’re pleased to continue our Honda partnership. We have a great history of success with Honda and I have no doubtRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, IndyCar & Road to Indy Writer ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — INDYCAR has announced that all four major auto manufacturers involved in this year’s Verizon IndyCar Series have announced multi-year extensions with IndyCar racing. Representatives from Honda, Chevrolet, Firestone and Dallara confirmed that each supplier has signed a multi-year extension to remain with the IndyCar Series for an unspecified amount of years. Each partner has a storied history with IndyCar racing. For Honda, the extension continues a presence in American open wheel racing that began in 1993 with the formationRead More