Milwaukee Mile Tag

By INDYCAR MILWAUKEE – It appears Wisconsin is Team Penske’s new playground. Two days after sweeping the podium at Road America, Team Penske drivers Will Power, Josef Newgarden and Scott McLaughlin were the three fastest drivers, respectively, in an NTT INDYCAR SERIES Open Test at Milwaukee Mile. SEE: Test Results Two-time series champion Power led with a lap of 161.521 mph in the No. 12 Chevrolet on the historic 1-mile oval. Two-time reigning Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge winner Newgarden followed at 160.759 in the No. 2 Chevrolet, with McLaughlinRead More
By INDYCAR INDIANAPOLIS – INDYCAR has announced a 17-race schedule for the 2024 NTT INDYCAR SERIES season, which will take the world’s most competitive motorsport series into several fan-favorite markets, including a much-anticipated return to the Milwaukee Mile. The schedule is also highlighted by two Saturday night races, a new and unique made-for-TV exhibition in Southern California, a global entertainment destination as the new host city for the season finale, and 12 NBC broadcast network showcases bolstered by the rising popularity of live streaming on Peacock. Milwaukee Mile lands onRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service After Carson Hocevar crashed a two-driver party, pole winner Grant Enfinger rallied for victory in Sunday’s Clean Harbors 175 at the Milwaukee Mile and clinched a spot in the Round of 8 of the NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series Playoffs. Enfinger, who led 95 of 175 laps, passed Hocevar for the top spot on Lap 159 and pulled away to win his third race of the season by 1.553 seconds. Hocevar was gambling on older tires and led the field to green for the finalRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter Author’s note: This is part of a 10-part series discussing tracks around the world that I feel would be a good fit for the Verizon IndyCar Series. The opinions here are expressed solely of the author and not necessarily of the Motorsports Tribune. With this list nearing the end, there we have discussed nine tracks that could be a good fit for IndyCar to give a try. Before we reveal number one, here are a few tracks that are up for consideration. 1.) Milwaukee –Read More

Posted On June 8, 2016By Frank SantoroskiIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

End of the Line for The Milwaukee Mile?

By Frank Santoroski, Staff Writer As the Verizon IndyCar Series opened up the month of June with a double-header in Detroit, I found myself reminiscing about many fine races held at the Milwaukee Mile. The venerable one-mile oval first acquired the date after the Indianapolis 500 in 1949, and the tradition carried on until the open-wheel split in 1996. The CART series maintained the early June date after the split, although their competitors were not running at Indianapolis. The track, located within Wisconsin State Fair Park in West Allis, hadRead More
Passing on the slick and tricky Milwaukee Mile is supposed to be difficult, but don’t tell Grand Prix of Milwaukee winner Felix Serralles that. The Belardi Auto Racing rookie started his second Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tire oval race from the outside of the third row and was able to pass five cars on the way to his first Indy Lights victory. The bevy of passes by the Ponce, Puerto Rico native included a multiple lap side-by-side battle with RC Enerson for the lead of the race with onlyRead 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