Team Penske Tag

TALLADEGA, Ala. – Fresh from an “intense” final eight laps, Joey Logano parked his No. 22 Ford, caught his breath and proclaimed that it was “cool to get this thing in Victory Lane.” This, then, can be pronounced a season of “cool” for Logano, who’ll turn 25 later this month. His triumph in Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series Winn-Dixie 300 at Talladega Superspeedway was his third in five series starts, to go along with two runner-up finishes. Couple that with a victory in the Daytona 500 and eight top 10s inRead More

Posted On May 2, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Chevrolet unviels oval aerokit

Chevrolet introduced its speedway aero kit to be used on high-speed ovals in the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series, including features developed exclusively for running the Indianapolis 500. The Chevy aero kit and the corresponding kit from Honda will make their public on-track debuts May 3 during a Promoter Test on th Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval. The speedway configuration, which was developed in conjunction with the road course configuration, emphasizes the low-drag attributes that enable Chevrolet race cars to achieve speeds of more than 230 mph at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’sRead More
IndyCar
The Verizon IndyCar Series had a rough start to its 2015 season. The first two races were forgettable, to put it kindly.  A nice, if somewhat uneventful, weekend at Long Beach gave a glimmer of hope. With the Month of May looming, the Series entered Barber Motorsports Park for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, needing to pull off a great event. Barber delivered in a big way. The storylines coming out of the beautiful circuit in suburban Birmingham are just what the doctor ordered. On this particular raceRead More
Josef Newgarden 2015 Win
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (April 26, 2015) – Josef Newgarden wasn’t nervous with three-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon and a hard-charging Graham Rahal within striking distance in the closing laps of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. The 24-year-old Tennessee native held off both competitors and pulled away for his first Verizon IndyCar Series victory in his 55th start. Newgarden, driving the No. 67 Hartman Oil CFH Racing Chevrolet, is the fourth different winner in as many races this season. This was the first victory since the merger ofRead More
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (April 25, 2015) – Helio Castroneves earned the Verizon P1 Award for the second consecutive race and extended a Team Penske streak of seven straight pole awards, a run that spans the last two Verizon IndyCar Series seasons. Castroneves, driving the No. 3 AAA Insurance Team Penske Chevrolet, recorded a quick lap of 1 minute, 7.1925 seconds on the 2.3-mile, 17-turn Barber Motorsports Park road course to claim the $10,000 pole award for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. The pole was the 43rd of Castroneves’ career,Read More
IndyCar 2014 Barber
Fresh off of a successful weekend in Long Beach, where Scott Dixon took a popular win, the Verizon IndyCar Series has arrived in the deep South for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Part. The Series returns to the purpose-built, natural terrain road course for the sixth consecutive year. The event has become a favorite of drivers and fans alike, and remains a popular off-season testing spot for the Series as well. As a race course, Barber Motorsports Park has a ton of personality. The facilityRead More
Simon Pagenaud 41st Grand Prix of Long Beach 2015 IndyCar
Team Penske today announced that DeVilbiss Automotive Refinishing will sponsor the No. 22 Dallara/Chevrolet and driver Simon Pagenaud at the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis on Saturday, May 9. Pagenaud, in his first year with Team Penske, is the defending race winner of the event. DeVilbiss, and its parent company Finishing Brands, was recently acquired by Carlisle Companies, an established partner of Team Penske. Through its Hawk Performance brake pad division, Carlisle has experienced tremendous success with Team Penske in both INDYCAR and NASCAR competition.  Carlisle will help highlightRead More
Will Power 2015 IndyCar
1. Lewis Hamilton (GBR) F1 The defending World Champion has three wins in four races with the best team in F1. As long as Mercedes can deliver the updates, look for Hamilton to be in the fight. 2. Sebastien Ogier (FRA) WRC Displaying his dominance has been a frequent occurence for the Frenchman in WRC, who opened up 2015 with three wins in the first three rounds of the season and holds a 46-point lead over second place in the standings. 3. Kevin Harvick (USA) NASCAR Sprint Cup The defending SprintRead More
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Posted On April 23, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, In the Gravel Trap

In the Gravel Trap: Episode XXIV 04/22

The usual suspects of Adam Tate (Tribute Racing), Joey Barnes (Tribute Racing), Christopher DeHarde (Motorsport.com), Josh Farmer, & Frank Santoroski (Drafting the Circuits) discuss a hectic weekend in racing after NASCAR had a wet weekend in Bristol and IndyCar hit one of its crown jewels, the 41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Where does Scott Dixon rank among the all-time greats? Is Kimi Raikkonen back and deserving of a contract extension with Scuderia Ferrari in F1? And is the ‘new’ Bristol better than the ‘old’ Bristol? Hit the linkRead More
Scott Dixon wins 41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

Posted On April 20, 2015By Frank SantoroskiIn Breaking News, IndyCar

Dixon Makes Bold Statement with Long Beach Win

The Verizon IndyCar Series got exactly what they needed out of this past weekend in Southern California following a caution-fest at St. Petersburg, and a disastrous rain-drenched debut in New Orleans. The 41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach ran in ideal weather conditions and was relatively light on caution flags, drama, and carnage. While the pass for the lead was actually made on pit road, we saw some strong, aggressive, but clean, racing throughout the field.  . At the end of the day, it was Scott Dixon and theRead More