Phoenix Grand Prix Tag

INDIANAPOLIS – Red, white and blue will paint patriotism on the No. 27 car of Alexander Rossi for the upcoming Phoenix Grand Prix at ISM Raceway as returns as primary sponsor for the 250-lap race. Military to Motorsports will use the first oval race of the Verizon IndyCar Series season to showcase the program, seeking to attract military Veterans toward joining the fast-paced world of motorsports. “This is such an exciting announcement and something that I am so proud to be a part of,” said Rossi. “I bleed red,Read More
By Adam Tate, Managing Editor IndyCar rookie and F1 reserve Alexander Rossi had his first oval experience this past weekend in IndyCar’s long awaited return to the Desert Mile at Phoenix International Raceway. In the lead up to the race, the newcomer was noticeably surprised at the transition and different skill set required for a fast, short oval. The first 10 laps I drove around an oval I was a little bit timid about it, but I enjoyed the experience. It’s a very unique set of circumstances you have to understandRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter & NASCAR Contributor KVSH Racing has released an update following this morning’s transporter fire in Peoria, Arizona. The fire broke out in the rear axle of the transporter and was contained to that area. The local Fire and Police departments worked with the two transport drivers, John Phil David and Eric “Stu” Stewart to put out the fire and keep the damage from potentially burning the entire vehicle. The team’s equpiment and the #11 Hydroxycut Chevrolet were not damaged. “First and foremost, the good newsRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter & NASCAR Contributor The team transporter for KVSH Racing, which was carrying the #11 Hydroxycut Chevrolet of Sebastien Bourdais, caught fire while en route to Phoenix International Raceway this morning. The fire occurred around 25 miles northeast of Phoenix International Raceway. The team is currently assessing the damage while driver Sebastien Bourdais tweeted that the car did not suffer any damage and the crew aboard the transporter was not injured. Marshall Pruett of RACER reported that KVSH Racing team manager Steve Moore is on theRead More

Posted On March 25, 2016By Adam TateIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Phoenix gets title sponsor

By Adam Tate, Managing Editor IndyCar’s long awaited return to Phoenix International Raceway’s 1.022 mile oval, due to take place next weekend has just been given a boost by securing a title sponsor for the event. The sponsor is a new casino in the Phoenix area, known as Desert Diamond West Valley. “We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Desert Diamond West Valley. Bringing IndyCar to PIR was a substantial goal of ours and this demonstrates the strong local support we have for the upcoming race right here in the valley.Read More