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Hometown boy Graham Rahal kept his championship hopes alive with a perfectly strategised race at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Rahal was looking to finish inside the top 5 as the race entered its final stages. Prior to that, the leader board was shuffled as a handful of yellow flags brought several drivers to the front. Scott Dixon got a jump on the field at the start and built up a big lead over the course of the opening stint. A curveball was thrown when the race’s second full courseRead More
Andretti Autosport announced today that driver Justin Wilson will return to the #25 Honda for the remainder of the Verizon IndyCar Series Season starting at this weekend’s ABC Supply Co. Wisconsin 250 at the Milwaukee Mile. Wilson drove for Andretti Autosport at the Grand Prix of Indianapolis and the Indianapolis 500 in the #25 car, with a best finish of 21st at the 500. He also competed at the Formula e round at Moscow for the team, where he finished in 10th place. “It’s not going to be easy jumpingRead More
File this one in the saving the best for last of the 2015 PPIHC (Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb) announcements. Perennially underrated IndyCar ace Justin Wilson is making his first trip to the mountain to drive Wirth Research and HPD’s abandoned LMP2 project, the ferocious looking ARX-04b. After problematic development and winter testing, Extreme Speed Motorsports raced the ARX-04b in the TUSC season opening Rolex 24 at Daytona only for ESM to replace it with it’s predecessor and then a Ligier JS P2 for the remaining Tudor and WEC racesRead More

Posted On May 3, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn In the Gravel Trap

In the Gravel Trap: Indy Month of May Preview 05/03

Josh Farmer and Joey Barnes of Tribute Racing look ahead to the Month of May and all the action from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The superspeedway aerokits for Honda and Chevrolet have been released and testing began today at IMS, which manufacturer had the edge? Will this be the year Arie Luyendyk’s speed records fall? Hit the link for a look ahead to the Indy Grand Prix and the 99th Indianapolis 500 as we take you, “In the Gravel Trap!” In the Gravel Trap: Indy Month of May Preview 05/03Read More
Honda teams pulled a 1-2-3-4 sweep of the top spots in the opening session of aero kit testing led by Justin Wilson in his debut drive for Andretti Autosport. Wilson laid down a flying lap of 40.1806s (223.989 mph) late in the one hour 30 minute session followed by AJ Foyt Racing’s Takuma Sato followed at 40.3310 (223.153mph). Ryan Hunter-Reay and Marco Andretti made it three Andretti Autosport cars in the top five with the third (40.3605s) and fourth quickest times (40.3876s) while Tony Kanaan carried the flag for ChevroletRead More
Justin Wilson, Verizon IndyCar

Posted On March 27, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn IndyCar

Andretti Autosport Tabs Wilson for Indy

Andretti Autosport confirmed today that Justin Wilson will join its Verizon IndyCar Series program for part of the 2015 season. The 36-year-old veteran driver will pilot the No. 25 Honda for the Grand Prix of Indianapolis as well as the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500. Wilson has competed in the Verizon IndyCar Series for 11 seasons, totaling seven wins, 26 podium finishes, eight pole positions and 700 laps led. “I’m thrilled to be joining Andretti Autosport,” said Wilson. “It’s a fantastic opportunity for me and this should be aRead More
Jimmie Johnson celebrates at Atlanta Motor Speedway with a burnout after winning the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, adding to his legacy with career victory No. 71. Just five behind NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt on the all-time wins list.

Posted On March 5, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn In the Gravel Trap

In the Gravel Trap: Episode XVIII 03/04

Adam Tate & Joey Barnes (Tribute Racing) are teamed with the duo of Christopher DeHarde(Motorsports.com) and Josh Farmer (Motorsport Monday), breaking down the latest news in auto racing. The gang will be joined by special guest Brian Carroccio from AR1 with the latest on IndyCar and Formula One news. NASCAR gears up to hit Las Vegas Motor Speedway, with fresh faces in new places they break down Brett Moffitt’s incredible run with Michael Waltrip Racing at Atlanta this past weekend, Jimmie Johnson’s win, and much more. So click the linkRead More