Spencer Pigot Tag

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer PORTLAND, Ore. – Lap 1. Turn 1. Chaos ensues yet again in the Grand Prix of Portland. The story was a field of 23 hungry wolves storming into the Shelton Chicane, eyeing on gaining as many spots as possible. However, like a year go, some drivers didn’t make it past the corner as a multi-car crash took out both ARROW Schmidt Peterson Motorsports drivers Conor Daly and James Hinchcliffe, Zach Veach and Graham Rahal. Other drivers involved were championship contender Simon Pagenaud, Spencer Pigot and defendingRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer MADISON, Ill. — Oil and other leaking fluids from vintage race cars could have seriously affected NTT IndyCar Series qualifying. Prior to qualifying for Saturday evening’s Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway, a group of vintage race cars turned parade laps around the 1.25 mile oval in an hour exhibition for local spectators. Following some reports of leaking oil and fluids, the track poured some oil dry compound on the lower line around the track in Turns 1-2 which affected theRead More
By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer LEXINGTON, Ohio — A few hundredths of a second here and there were all the kept Spencer Pigot from leading the third practice session for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The No. 21 Autogeek Chevrolet was only .0577 seconds slower around the 2.258 mile road course than session-leading Colton Herta which translates to a difference of only .109 mph. Pigot has had a mix of fortunes at Mid-Ohio with two finishes outside the top 10 over the last two years following aRead More

Posted On July 26, 2019By Christopher DeHardeIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Dixon Paces Opening Practice at Mid-Ohio

By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer LEXINGTON, Ohio — Five-time Mid-Ohio Indy car winner Scott Dixon put the rest of the field on notice that he is ready to get his sixth win at the 2.258 mile track in Sunday’s Honda Indy 200. The No. 9 Chip Ganassi Racing PNC Bank Honda turned in a fastest lap of 1 minute, 6.0973 seconds to average 122.982 mph. Dixon was happy to be first but knew there was a lot more track time ahead. “It’s okay, like it’s first session right, so you’ve gotRead More

Posted On July 19, 2019By Christopher DeHardeIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

IndyCar Techbench: Iowa Speedway

By Christopher DeHarde, Staff Writer Nailing the proper car setup has helped Ed Carpenter Racing become one of the teams to challenge for the win at Iowa Speedway over the last few NTT IndyCar Series visits to the Newton, Iowa track. A win and a pair of seconds give the team a great backdrop ahead of Saturday’s 300 lap race and Spencer Pigot is aiming to better last year’s second place result for the team in 2019. The Floridian will start the Iowa 300 from 19th place out of a 22Read More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer FORT WORTH, Texas — When it comes to ovals, Ed Carpenter Racing tend to have stronger qualifying efforts. It was modestly the case for Spencer Pigot, but not so much for driver/owner Ed Carpenter. Carpenter has to work his way from the field in Saturday’s DXC Technology 600 after qualifying 13th on the grid, feeling that his No. 20 Autogeek Chevrolet was slow despite having a positive balance. “My balance was good. I was flat and the car was good, but not very quick for someRead More