Dallara Tag

Posted On February 19, 2019By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

INDYCAR to Introduce Next Phase of Cockpit Safety

By INDYCAR INDYCAR announced today the planned introduction of the next step to improve cockpit safety for all drivers in the NTT IndyCar Series. All cars participating in an April 24 open test on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval will be fitted with Advanced Frontal Protection (AFP), a titanium piece made by Dallara. AFP, which stands a little more than 3 inches tall and averages three-quarters of an inch in width, is designed to deflect debris away from the driver. It will be positioned in front of the cockpit, alongRead More
By INDYCAR INDIANAPOLIS (Friday, Feb. 2, 2018) – INDYCAR will take the next step in the evolution of its driver safety program by testing a windscreen on an Indy car for the first time on track, Thursday, Feb. 8, at ISM Raceway. The test will be held in conjunction with the Verizon IndyCar Series’ preseason open test near Phoenix. The windscreen, under development for nearly two years, will be affixed to a Chip Ganassi Racing Honda driven by four-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon. The primary goal of theRead More
By Adam Tate, Associate Editor IndyCar has increased the minimum weight for both the super speedway and road course/short oval trims for the universal aerokit equipped cars in 2018, according to RACER.com. The weights, which exclude driver, fuel, drinking bottle and ballast have gone up by 10 pounds in each trim and are now 1,620 pounds for the road course/short oval trim, and 1,590 pounds for super speedway trim. The move is due to the new safety measures introduced for the coming season, specifically more robust zylon anti-intrusion panels for theRead More
By Adam Tate, Associate Editor Dallara has begun production on the new 2018 universal aerokits for the Verizon IndyCar Series. After successful tests at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Mid-Ohio, and Iowa Speedway; Tino Belli and his crew have signed off on the first run of kits to be built at the Dallara factory in Speedway, Indiana. The kits will come in super speedway trim (top), road course trim (middle), and short oval trim (bottom) They have 15% less downforce than the current kits from Honda and Chevrolet, and develop much more ofRead More
By Adam Tate, Associate Editor IndyCar continued its round of tests for the new 2018 universal aerokit at Iowa Speedway this week where test drivers Juan Pablo Montoya and Oriol Servia experimented with the Road Course/Short Oval spec car on the 0.894 mile oval. The veteran duo completed 270 laps as they sampled the new kit in various trims to determine a base line set up for next year’s race, where they added and then took downforce off of the cars to find the elusive sweet spot. Like the previous testsRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief The wait is over. After months of teasing fans with renderings of the universal aero kit that is set to run for the 2018 season, INDYCAR has released images of the actual car. Dallara takes over as the sole builder, taking the reins from the recent manufacturer-purposed kit by Chevrolet and Honda which was started in 2015. INDYCAR will conduct its first test with the superspeedway package on Tuesday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with Juan Pablo Montoya and Oriol Servia. Other test dates are listed asRead More
INDIANAPOLIS – IndyCar announced today that longtime partner Dallara Automobili will manufacture the universal bodywork kit that will fit the current Dallara IR-12 chassis for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season. The universal kit to be used by all teams next season was a collaboration between IndyCar and Dallara with the style design support of Chris Beatty, a concept design and 3D animation consultant based in the United Kingdom. The goal was to make the car resemble past Indy car favorites with a sleek, bold look while incorporating the latestRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter INDYCAR revealed the first fully rendered images of the 2018 universal body kit for the Verizon IndyCar Series next season. This comes just two weeks removed from the announcement that engine manufacturers Honda and Chevrolet as well as tire supplier Firestone announced that they would remain with the series as part of a multi-year agreement. The car features a more traditional streamlined Indy Car look compared to the aero kit and the Dallara DW12 bodywork. The turbo intakes have been moved to the sidepods which now leaves anRead 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
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter IndyCar had a slew of reports at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this morning, the first being an extension with longtime chassis builder Dallara. Ahead of their 20th season in the Verizon IndyCar Series, Dallara will remain as the exclusive supplier for the series through the year 2020. “Dallara’s continued participation in our sport provides INDYCAR and our competitors a tremendous amount of confidence,” said Jay Frye, INDYCAR President, Competition and Operations. “Dallara has been an instrumental partner in the Verizon IndyCarRead More