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Posted On January 30, 2016By Frank SantoroskiIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Indy Car 2016: A look ahead

By Frank Santoroski, Contributing Writer With a little less than two months remaining in the Verizon IndyCar Series’ agonizingly long off-season, teams are preparing in earnest for the 2016 season. When the green flag waves at St. Pete on March 13, expect a field that looks remarkably similar to 2015. There was no major driver movement within the top teams and we should see some familiar faces in victory lane along the way. Some of the changes that we will see include the return of Mikail Aleshin to the Schmidt-PerersonRead More
Josef Newgarden 2015 Win
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief CFH Racing announced that owners Sarah Fisher and Wink Hartman have removed themselves as owners of the team, dissolving it and re-introducing Ed Carpenter Racing for the 2016 IndyCar season. Hartman’s oil company has taken a major hit since prices have reduced and as such hurt his chances to continue involvement with the team going forward. Fisher will stay involved with the team, working with current partners and assisting in sponsor development. Entering 2015 the trio of Hartmen, Fisher, and driver/owner Ed Carpenter decided to mergeRead More
After several comments from drivers and team owners that were seen by IndyCar’s Mark Miles as “damaging to the sport,” the IndyCar Czar has now addressed the issue. According to new rule 9.3.8 – Detrimental Competitor Conduct: Competitors must be respectful, professional, fair and courteous to others. At all times, Competitors must not, attempt to, or engage in conduct or statements that in the judgement of INDYCAR • Threatens or denigrates any Official, fellow Competitor or the INDYCAR brand • Calls into question the integrity or legitimacy of the RulesRead More
Ed Carpenter joins teammate Josef Newgarden and Helio Castroneves as the latest Chevrolet driver to crash and flip during practice for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500. Carpenter spun as he hit the apex of turn 2 and hit the wall before the rear of the car went up and over. The rear of the car made contact with the catchfenceing before the car slid down the backstretch on its roof, much similar to his Carpenter Fisher Hartman Racing teammate Josef Newgarden’s crash in turn 1 on Wednesday. SafetyRead More
Andretti Autosport made it 5 for 5 at Iowa tonight when their leader Ryan Hunter-Reay stormed from 9th to 1st in the final 9 laps to take a surprise victory in the Iowa Corn Indy 300. A late race caution with 15 laps to go came out when Ed Carpenter chopped a hard charging Juan Pablo Montoya and sent the Penske driver into the wall. An incensed Montoya considered a NASCAR style helmet toss but settled for an angry arm wave as Carpenter went past his stricken car on the next lap.Read More

Posted On June 7, 2014By Adam TateIn IndyCar

Carpenter avenges Indy heartbreak, wins at Texas

Ed Carpenter, the native hoosier who was in contention for this year’s Indy 500 till a late race incident ended his chances, came to Texas Motor Speedway with a chip on his shoulder, he is leaving with the winner’s trophy. The Firestone 600 had it all this year, massive tire degradation, multiple engine failures, crashes and a late race yellow leading to a bit of controversy. After two years of getting the DW12 aero package wrong for the high banks of TMS, IndyCar got it right this year, the 300Read More