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By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief FORT WORTH, Texas – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series veteran Brian Vickers was recently linked to reports that he was in the running for an IndyCar seat for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, the 32-year-old touched on the topic at Texas Motor Speedway on Thursday. A few weeks ago, Schmidt-Peterson Motorsports were open to the idea of opening a third seat for Townsend Bell, Gabby Chaves, or Vickers. Since that time, Bell has been announced at Andretti Autosport for their fifth entry at the Brickyard.Read More
Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter Gabby Chaves will fill in for Schmidt Peterson Motorsport in this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series test at Phoenix International Raceway. Mikhail Aleshin, who was scheduled to make his first appearance in his return to IndyCar, is unable to make it due to last minute work visa issues. “While we wish Mikhail was able to participate in this test with us, we’re confident that he’ll get up to speed quickly when he returns,” said SPM General Manager Piers Phillips. “Gabby had a solid rookie season and we appreciate hisRead More

Posted On February 19, 2016By Frank SantoroskiIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Santoroski: Anatomy of a Merger

By Frank Santoroski, Contributing Writer While some may have been taken by surprise with the recent news that Andretti AutoSport will be absorbing Bryan Herta AutoSport into their organization, keener observers may have seen the writing on the wall. Indeed, Bryan Herta’s team was the smallest and most under-funded team on the 2015 grid, but their efforts showed tremendous potential with Rookie driver Gabby Chaves. Although it was a struggle at times for the team to keep afloat, they did manage to enter all 16 events on the 2015 schedule makingRead More
By Josh Farmer, Journalist Andretti Autosport and Bryan Herta Autosport have joined forces for the upcoming 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season. The #98 car will now be operated by Andretti Autosport with BHA owner Bryan Herta remaining as the race strategist for the car. He will also serve as Andretti Autosport’s driver coach. This will reunite Herta with Michael Andretti as he drove for Andretti Autosport from 2003-2006 in IndyCar and in 2007 in the American Le Mans Series. “Bryan is a long-time friend and I was happy to watch himRead More
After winning the Firestone Pit Performance Award for spending the least amount of time on pit lane at Pocono Raceway last weekend, the crew of the No. 98 Bryan Herta Autosport Honda driven by IndyCar Series rookie Gabby Chaves donated their $10,000 prize money to Wilson’s Children’s Fund in honor of the late Justin Wilson. Chaves was in contention for the win in the ABC Supply 500 in large part due to the team’s efforts, who won the award for the first time. “It was (the crew’s) decision to makeRead More

Posted On March 28, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn IndyCar

Firestone Grand Prix of St. Pete Qualifying Results

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Qualifying Saturday for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Verizon IndyCar Series event on the 1.8 mile(s) St.  Petersburg street circuit, with qualifying position, car number in parentheses, driver, chassis-engine, time and speed in parentheses: 1. (1) Will Power, Dallara-Chevy, 01:00.6931 (106.767) 2. (22) Simon Pagenaud, Dallara-Chevy, 01:00.7252 (106.710) 3. (3) Helio Castroneves, Dallara-Chevy, 01:00.8356 (106.517) 4. (2) Juan Pablo Montoya, Dallara-Chevy, 01:00.8532 (106.486) 5. (14) Takuma Sato, Dallara-Honda, 01:01.1496 (105.970) 6. (11) Sebastien Bourdais, Dallara-Chevy, 01:01.1545 (105.961) 7. (10) Tony Kanaan, Dallara-Chevy, 01:01.1182 (106.024) 8.Read More
BRASELTON, Ga. (January 8, 2015) – The newly-christened DeltaWing Racing Cars with Claro/TracFone team brings new sponsors and a winning driver lineup to the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, as four-time Rolex Sports Car Series champion Guillermo “Memo” Rojas joins DeltaWing veterans Katherine Legge, Gabby Chaves and Andy Meyrick behind the wheel of the revolutionary DeltaWing coupe. In addition to the championship titles, Rojas and current DeltaWing team manager Tim Keene share an impressive sports car record that spans eight years of collaboration at Chip Ganassi Racing, with 30 victoriesRead More

Posted On August 20, 2014By Motorsports TribuneIn Climbing the Grid

Climbing the Grid: The Road to Indy with Zach Veach

Adam Tate (Tribute Racing), Christopher DeHarde (, and Joey Barnes ( Tribute Racing) go in depth with a championship look as the USF2000, Pro Mazda Championship, and Indy Lights hit the final event on their calender at Sonoma. We will also get a chance to talk with Andretti Autosport driver, Zach Veach, who is competing for the Indy Lights championship and is fresh off a win in Milwaukee. The IndyCar hopeful trails points leader Gabby Chaves by a slim 7 points heading into wine country. Click on the link belowRead More