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Posted On July 29, 2017By Christopher DeHardeIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Rahal Seeking to Capitalize At Home

By Christopher DeHarde, IndyCar & Road to Indy Writer LEXINGTON, Ohio — Graham Rahal is the hometown hero looking for another win at his home track. Born in Columbus, he earned a victory at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Verizon IndyCar Series competition in 2015, beating Justin Wilson and Simon Pagenaud in that year’s Honda Indy 200. Returning to his home track always brings back the good feeling of having a home field advantage and seeing everybody as Rahal spoke to the media before the second IndyCar practice on Friday afternoon.Read More

Posted On May 19, 2017By Christopher DeHardeIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Karam, Reinbold Open to Full Time Run

By Christopher DeHarde, IndyCar & Road to Indy Writer INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana – Dreyer and Reinbold Racing co-owner Dennis Reinbold is running 2013 Indy Lights champion Sage Karam in the 101st Indianapolis 500, but D&RR is an Indy-only team, so far. D&RR was full time in the Verizon IndyCar Series until the end of the 2012 season. After starting the 2013 season, the team stopped competing that season after the Indianapolis 500 and have been doing exclusively the Indianapolis 500 in open wheel racing competition the last three years. Karam has been theRead More
By Frank Santoroski, Staff Writer This coming weekend the Verizon IndyCar Series will return to the Texas Motor Speedway for the Firestone 600, continuing the 2016 season. The race will be held on Saturday evening under the lights. The event is slated for June 10-11, 2016. About the Race The Firestone 600 is round nine of sixteen for the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2016. The event is held on an oval track, one of five such races on the calendar. The defending race winner is Scott Dixon in the TargetRead More
INDIANAPOLIS (Friday, May 13, 2016) – INDYCAR announced today that the Verizon IndyCar Series will return to Watkins Glen International for an event on Sept. 1-4. Tickets for the Labor Day weekend event – which will also feature Indy Lights – will go on sale next week and will be available for purchase at TheGlen.com and by calling (866) 461-RACE. The race will be the 15th event on the 16-race schedule and will likely play an integral role in the chase for the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series championship. “It’s greatRead More
By Frank Santoroski, Staff Writer KV Racing Technology announced today that Stefan Wilson will join their team for the historic 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Oil.  The effort is made possible through a very special partnership with the Indiana Donor Network and the cause Driven2SaveLives. The Indiana Donor Network, one of 58 designated organ recovery organizations in the United States, oversees and coordinates organ, tissue and eye donation, and provides public education on donation and transplantation across the state. Wilson is the younger brother of IndyCarRead More
By Adam Tate, Managing Editor Last Friday representatives from all 11 Formula One teams met with Charlie Whiting at Heathrow to finalize the 2017 rule book. It was a spectacular failure and since then the countdown to come to an agreement has begun ticking. A second meeting held this week at Pirelli HQ in Milan saw Pirelli’s chairman Marco Provera and motorsport director Paul Hembery meet with FIA President Jean Todt, Bernie Ecclestone, multiple team bosses and a group of drivers including Sebastian Vettel, Felipe Massa, Nico Rosberg and Valtteri Bottas.Read More
Daytona Beach, Fla. (31 January 2016) – Setting a race-leading pace as the team looked to win a second title at the “World Center of Racing,” Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian delivered an impressive performance in the opening 285 laps of the 2016 Rolex 24 At Daytona. With new and returning commercial partnerships including Curb Records, Tire Kingdom, Florida Lottery, and Zak Products joining the No. 60 Honda-Ligier effort for the 54th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the event was a highly anticipated one for the 2012 RolexRead More
Indianapolis, IN (January 28, 2016) — IndyCar driver Stefan Wilson and the #ThinkSolar campaign team today announced a sponsorship by the American Solar Energy Society (ASES) for Wilson’s 2016 Indianapolis 500 bid to be the first IndyCar driver with a solar-powered pit crew at the 100th Running of the Indy 500 in May. Wilson aims to realize a dream of following his late brother Justin Wilson’s path to the Indy 500 by merging the worlds of motorsports and solar energy through #ThinkSolar. ASES and Wilson share the common goal ofRead More
AUSTIN, Texas – It was one of the best success stories ever in the long and legendary history of the Rolex 24 (Hours) At Daytona: In 2012, Ohio-based privateer Michael Shank Racing won the biggest sports car race in America, with its two regular drivers, Ozz Negri and John Pew, and two drivers from outside sports car racing: NASCAR’s A.J. Allmendinger, and IndyCar’s Justin Wilson. It was team owner Shank’s ninth attempt at the win, and the dream came true with the victory – a 5.198-second margin over the polesittingRead More

Posted On September 4, 2015By Joey BarnesIn Headline News

MSR reveals Justin Wilson tribute livery

Michael Shank Racing has revealed a tribute livery for the late Justin Wilson that is set to run at Circuit of the Americas at the next round of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. The nose, along with the rear wing end plates of the No. 60 Ligier JS P2 Honda, has an image of Wilson’s helmet – the engine cover fin is decorated with the United Kingdom flag. Shank mentioned that the team will further the tribute to honor Wilson at COTA, which includes selling Wilson tribute shirts. Wilson droveRead More