Felix Rosenqvist Tag

By INDYCAR AUSTIN, Texas – Colton Herta wasted no time making his presence felt in the NTT IndyCar Series. The Harding Steinbrenner Racing rookie was quickest in both on-track sessions on opening day of INDYCAR Spring Training at Circuit of The Americas. INDYCAR SPRING TRAINING: Session 1 results; Session 2 results; Combined results Herta, driving the No. 88 Harding Steinbrenner Racing Honda, logged the best lap of anyone among the 25 drivers participating Tuesday in the official series open test on the 3.41-mile permanent road course. The 18-year-old son of retired Indy carRead More

Posted On February 8, 2019By Luis TorresIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

2019 IndyCar Series Rookie Preview

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer What’s already been a dynamic off-season in the NTT IndyCar Series, one storyline that’s going to be quite the tale is the Rookie of the Year battle, consisting of five full-time drivers, two more from last season, all with something to prove. Each have their own tales, with some coming out of the world of Formula One, a re-branded squad featuring Indy Lights alumnus and another that’s given the biggest opportunity of his racing career. This crop of rookies have the potential of providing an intenseRead More
By Josh Farmer, Contributing Journalist Felix Rosenqvist will replace Ed Jones as the driver of the No. 10 NTT Data Honda alongside series champ Scott Dixon for the 2019 IndyCar Series season. The 26-year-old from Värnamo, Sweden, tested for CGR in 2016 and 2017 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and turned some impressive times. Team owner Chip Ganassi said that his performance at the test made him an easy choice for the team. “Felix has become familiar with our team and has worked in our system a little bit after comingRead More

Posted On July 13, 2018By Christopher DeHardeIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Honda Indy Toronto Preview

By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer TORONTO — The 2018 Honda Indy Toronto kicks off with Mazda Road to Indy practice ahead of Sunday’s race for the Verizon IndyCar Series and looking ahead, it figures to be a banner weekend. James Hinchcliffe is coming off of a win in the Iowa Corn 300 last week at Iowa Speedway but has some mixed odds heading into Toronto. Despite having two third place finishes on the streets near Exhibition Place, the 2016 Indianapolis 500 polesitter has not finished higher than sixth in any raceRead More

Posted On June 10, 2018By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Formula E, Headline News

Di Grassi Wins Historic Zurich E-Prix

By FIA Lucas di Grassi has secured his first win as reigning champion of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship at the historic inaugural Zurich E-Prix – the first circuit race to have taken place in Switzerland in over 60 years. The Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler driver scythed his way through the order from fifth on the grid to finally take top spot, having scored a remarkable four consecutive second places in recent races. The Brazilian picked off the leading pack one-by-one over the course of the opening period ofRead More
By Aaron Bearden, Contributing Writer Felix Rosenqvist continued his strong start to the season for Mahindra Racing with a pole run in Mexico. Rosenqvist’s 1:01.645 stood as the fastest time in the five-car Super Pole round, giving the Swede his second Julius Baer Pole Position of the season. Antonio Felix da Costa (1:01.852) followed in second to place AS&AD Andretti Formula E on the front row, with Alex Lynn (1:02.014) and Oliver Turvey (1:02.172) rounding out the first two rows. Sebastien Buemi was the last to roll off for Super Pole qualifying, but the SeasonRead More
By Aaron Bearden, Contributing Writer After two strong weekends to open Season Four of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, Felix Rosenqvist finally saw a true test of his championship mettle on the streets of Santiago, Chile. He responded admirably. Rosenqvist overcame a subpar qualifying session and drove his way through the field from 14th to salvage a fourth-place result in the Antofagasta Minerals Santiago E-Prix, keeping the Swiss shoe within five points of race winner and championship leader Jean-Eric Vergne. “While I was ready for any opportunities that came my way, IRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer DAYTONA BEACH, Florida — The middle eight hours of the 2018 Rolex 24 at Daytona had a decent amount of action that involved all three classes and some of the results were certainly shaken up. The GTD class-leading No. 29 Audi R8 LMS GT3 was given a stop and hold penalty for five minutes for a balance of performance violation. The team was determined to have refueled at their pit stops faster than the BoP regulations allowed for. The Audi was a lap ahead of theRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer The 2018 Rolex 24 at Daytona has achieved star power status with world championship-caliber drivers and manufacturers in the Prototype ranks in the second year of the DPi/LMP2 rules package. (what is a DPi? https://www.imsa.com/qa-2017-daytona-prototype-international-dpi-concept) The entry list has four manufacturers in the DPi ranks with Nissan (two cars), Mazda (two cars), Acura (two cars) and Cadillac (four cars) going up against 10 LMP2 cars from Oreca (six cars), Riley/Multimatic (one car) and Ligier (three cars). Let’s look at the Prototype portion of the entry listRead More
By Aaron Bearden, Contributing Writer For a time it appeared that Sebastien Buemi and Renault e.dams were due to return to the dominant form they’d displayed throughout the early days of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship in Morocco. But in the end Felix Rosenqvist and Mahindra Racing wouldn’t be denied. Rosenqvist used a late overtake of pole-sitter and potential championship rival Buemi with just five laps remaining to drive off to the victory in the 2018 Marrakesh E-Prix, surging into the points lead in the driver’s championship in the process. The victory wasRead More