carlin racing Tag

Justin R. Noe/ASP, Inc.
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Max Chilton saw his race come to an abrupt end after falling victim to an early crash in the Honda Indy Toronto at Exhibition Place. A restart on the Lap 33 proved to be the turning point of Sunday’s Verizon IndyCar Series event as Graham Rahal ran into the back of Chilton entering Turn 1, which led to a seven-car crash and forced the latter to retire from the 85-lap contest. The drama started as soon as race leader Josef Newgarden went up in theRead More
By Aaron Bearden, Open Wheel Editor Carlin were one of many organizations that struggled through the first race of the doubleheader weekend weekend at Belle Isle Park. But on Sunday the group rebounded with the best performance of their young Verizon IndyCar Series existence. Charlie Kimball and Max Chilton each tallied their best finishes of the year in Race 2 of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix, lifting Carlin to new heights and giving the 2018 newcomers momentum as they head into the final race of a five-week grind at Texas Motor Speedway. Kimball ledRead More
By Josh Farmer, Contributing Writer The Verizon IndyCar Series completed their first full-field test with the new 2018 aero kit during this weekend’s third-annual “Prix View” weekend at Arizona’s ISM Raceway. New year, new tires Tire manufacturer Firestone changed their tire formula for the 1.022-mile oval. Cara Adams, chief engineer for Bridgestone Americas, said that the reduction in downforce and drag required some changes to the formula.”The G-Load is significantly lower on the right side tires, they were able to bring a softer construction which has a better contact patch forRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter Dale Coyne Racing has completed its 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series driver lineup with the addition of 2016 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tire champion Ed Jones. The Dubai-based Briton will drive the No. 19 Honda alongside four-time Champ Car World Series Champion Sebastien Bourdais. Jones raced in Indy Lights for two seasons driving for Carlin Racing. His rookie campaign was highlighted by a pole in his debut race at St. Petersburg in 2015 as well as three wins. He would go on to win theRead More