Firestone 600 Tag

By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter FORT WORTH, Texas – Due to deteriorating weather conditions, this weekend’s Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway has been rescheduled to August 27, 2016. The race was originally rescheduled to Sunday, June 12 after rains washed the original running on June 11th. The race got underway at 2pm but was halted after 71 laps due to another heavy thunderstorm. The race had ran under yellow from lap 42 until the stoppage due to a scary crash between Josef Newgarden and Conor Daly. All tickets will beRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter FORT WORTH, Texas – Driver Josef Newgarden has been transported to Parkland Memorial Hospital following a scary crash with Conor Daly on lap 42 of today’s Firestone 600. Daly was running second and lost control of his No. 18 Dale Coyne Racing Honda in turn four and spun into the path of Josef Newgarden. Both cars hit the wall with Newgarden’s No. 21 Fuzzy’s Vodka Chevrolet flipping over and hitting the frontstretch wall upside down after sliding on his lid for nearly 500 feet. The carRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter FORT WORTH, Texas — Due to inclement weather, the Firestone 600 has been postponed and will be run at 1 p.m. CT tomorrow afternoon. Multiple thunderstorms drenched the 1.5 mile oval throughout the afternoon before stopping around 5 pm local time. Track officials worked feverishly to get the track try but multiple spots around the track proved difficult to dry due to the high humidity. Any purchased ticket will be honored at the gate and the ticket office will be open to sell tickets forRead More

Posted On June 10, 2016By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, IndyCar

Munoz Claims First Career Pole at Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas (Friday, June 10, 2016) – Carlos Munoz was devastated when he didn’t win the historic 100th Indianapolis 500 two weeks ago. The Colombian was able to gain a little solace today by taking the Verizon P1 Award and will start from the pole position in Saturday’s Firestone 600. Driving the No. 26 Andretti Autosport Honda, Munoz earned the first pole of his four-year Verizon IndyCar Series career with a two-lap qualifying average of 217.137 mph on the 1.455-mile oval at Texas Motor Speedway. The 24-year-old’s best qualifyingRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter FORT WORTH — Tony Kanaan led teammate Scott Dixon in the opening practice session for tomorrow evening’s Firestone 600k at Texas Motor Speedway. Kanaan, who won at TMS in 2004, set a quick lap of 216.745 mph on his eighth lap of the day to pace this afternoon’s practices session. Dixon led much of the session with a top average speed of 216.613 mph before being overtaken by his teammate late in the session. The Ganassi pair were followed by Josef Newgarden of Ed Carpenter RacingRead More
The No. 98 machine of Alexander Rossi will see a familiar, yet different look this weekend as Castrol EDGE will take on the role of primary sponsor for the Firestone 600.  Castrol EDGE will have an enhanced presence on the black and white livery to commemorate the Indianapolis 500 victory shared just two short weeks ago. “Castrol EDGE has been a long-time partner of Bryan Herta Autosport and was welcomed into the Andretti stable with our team in February,” said Bryan Herta. “Since 2013 we have seen our relationship growRead More
The Verizon IndyCar Series travels to Canada this weekend for the Honda Indy Toronto, round 10 of the sixteen race schedule. With the second half of the season underway, and the title fight heating up, its an appropriate time to examine some of the stories circulating around the series. The Good A Competitive Field:  The nine races run thus far have produced seven different winners from six different teams. Among those were two first-time winners in the Series, Josef Newgarden and Carlos Munoz. That total looks to increase as driversRead More

Posted On June 7, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn IndyCar, Videos

IndyCar: Firestone 600 Highlights

Highlights from last night’s Firestone 600. Video: IndyCar Read More

Posted On June 7, 2015By Frank SantoroskiIn Breaking News, IndyCar

IndyCar in Depth: Scott Dixon’s Texas win

Back in April, I was engaged in a round table conversation with some of my fellow motorsports journalists discussing the Grand Prix of Long Beach. It was Joey Barnes of Tribute Racing who made the comment, “There’s no such thing as an exciting win by Scott Dixon.” I pondered that statement for a moment, and then replied. “I guess I’d have to agree. Dixon always makes it look too easy, he reminds me of the Professor, Alain Prost in that respect.” On Saturday night at the Texas Motor Speedway, ScottRead More
Scott Dixon put on a cerebral performance during the final 148 laps of the Firestone 600 on his way to his second career win at Texas Motor Speedway. Dixon ran a steady first stint after starting in 7th place while Simon Pagneaud put on a clinic up front. The Frenchman led 59 of the race’s first 67 laps. He held the lead after the first pitstop while Tony Kanaan suddenly came to life and took the lead on lap 75 and began to pull away. The race’s only yellow flagRead More