Raceway at Belle Isle Park Tag

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer For the second straight day, Team Penske left the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix heartbroken. Yesterday it was Will Power’s car not firing up after the red flag was lifted. Today, it was Josef Newgarden’s rear tire wear playing a role on finishing second after leading the first 67 laps. “Sad. Just pretty sad,” said Newgarden. “It’s hard not to be disappointed. We had the car to beat, but the cautions (came out) when we didn’t need them. Wrong tires when we didn’t need them.” Right outRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer A late-race crash involving Romain Grosjean caused a tremendous ripple effect in Saturday’s Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix Race No. 1. Especially, towards the front of the field as Will Power went from leading to out of contention in 10 minutes. With just six laps remaining, Grosjean’s No. 51 Honda crashed into the outside wall of Turn 9. This brought out the second and final full course caution with Power leading Marcus Ericsson and Takuma Sato. What Power didn’t want to see was a caution, let aloneRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The lone practice session for the NTT IndyCar Series at Belle Isle certainly didn’t lack any drama. In fact saying drama is a total understatement. Friday’s session can be defined by many words, but chaotic takes the cake. Both Will Power (1:17.2768) and Sebastien Bourdais (1:17.4291) led the board, only separated by 0.1523 seconds. PRACTICE RESULTS: 2021 Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix For Power, it’s about finding any determination to put a dreadful Indianapolis 500 behind him. More so, when the championship trail is pushing its halfwayRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Two weeks removed from an unforgettable Indianapolis 500, it’s back to business for the NTT IndyCar Series. The second and final scheduled doubleheader will be outside the streets of Detroit as the series makes its first visit since 2019. Although the series most recent winner Helio Castroneves will be at Stafford for the inaugural Camping World SRX Series race weekend. There’s 25 other hungry men eager to have a strong weekend with some needing to regain confidence. Among those is the man who lost to CastronevesRead More

Posted On June 24, 2016By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar, Other Drivers

Daly Driver: Catching Back Up

By Conor Daly, Verizon IndyCar Series Driver It’s been a while since my last blog and that’s because it’s been crazy busy! It’s been non-stop since the start of May, but we finally had a little breathing room this past week. I think I’ve gone through every emotion since the start of May, I had the joy of leading my first laps at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the Grand Prix, I suffered a huge disappointment after spinning out of the Indy 500, I then experienced the best weekend ofRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter A year removed from turning heads in Detroit last year and following a near win at the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis, Conor Daly once again put in another promising performance at the Raceway at Belle Isle Park. In two distinctly different races, the Noblesville, Indiana native came from the back to the front and fought against the likes of the best names the series has to offer. The opening race of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit weekend featured a brilliant strategy call byRead More
By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief Josef Newgarden used a two stop strategy to score his career best finish of fourth on the Raceway of Belle Isle Park in race two of the Chevrolet Duel in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans. The 25-year-old started the day mired back in 17th, dodging calamity early with a three car accident in front of Newgarden on the opening lap. With cautions falling on lap 35 and again on lap 50, the running order shuffled amongst the frontrunners as Helio Castroneves and race one winner SebastienRead More