Milwaukee Tag

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
The Milwaukee race winning team of KVSH Racing has been penalized for a weight limit infraction. The #11 Hydroxycut Chevrolet was found to not meet the 1,600 pound minimum weight limit, which is in violation of IndyCar rule and was fined $5,000. The win will stand and driver Sebastien Bourdais and KVSH Racing has not lost any points as a result of the penalty. In the engine manufactures championship, Chevrolet and Honda were fined 20 and 100 points respectively for engines that did not reach the minimum change outRead More
Sebastien Bourdais took advantage of an excellent strategy call to get out in front and stay there to take his second win of the season. Bourdais made his second pitstop just before the race’s first caution on lap 115 and subsequently stayed out as the rest of the leaders pitted under yellow. Up until that point, Josef Newgarden had dominated the race until a slow pitstop took him out of the lead and Scott Dixon inheritted the lead before the yellow. Bourdais restarted ahead of Ryan Hunter-Reay, Simon Pagenaud, JustinRead More

Posted On July 12, 2015By Josh FarmerIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Newgarden roars to Milwaukee Pole

It took 63 tries, but Josef Newgarden finally captured his first Verizon IndyCar Series pole position for the evening’s ABC Supply Wisconsin 250. Newgarden backed up setting the pace during the race’s two practice sessions to log a 170.223 mph 2 lap average on the 1 mile oval to take his first career pole. Starting on the outside of the front row was a surprising run for super sub Ryan Briscoe, who was 20th in this morning’s practice session and will start on front row at Milwaukee for the firstRead More