Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves was fast on the race track at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during Tuesday’s practice session, but his drive toward a championship is expected to be slowed by a penalty stemming from last week’s first-turn, first-lap crash in the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis.
A trio of drivers from Chip Ganassi Racing were the fastest in Monday’s rain-delayed practice for the 99th Indianapolis 500. Twenty-year-old driver Sage Karam was the fastest of the day with a lap at 225.802 miles per hour as the driver from Nazareth, Pa. prepares for his second Indy 500 after finishing ninth for Dreyer & Reinbold Racing last year.
There is one word that best sums up Team Penske driver Will Power’s victory in Saturday’s Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis: Flawless.
Will Power won the pole for Saturday’s Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis, but the Team Penske driver is already thinking about the 99th Indianapolis 500.
On a day when inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis winner Simon Pagenaud got his victory ring, it was a driver with an even more impressive winner’s ring at Indianapolis Motor Speedway that was the fastest driver in Thursday’s practice sessions.
The next step in IndyCar’s “Era of Aero” took place Sunday on the biggest stage there is – the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Josef Newgarden has long been considered IndyCar’s next young American star ever since he joined the series in 2012. But as the driver from Hendersonville, Tenn. entered his fourth season in the Verizon IndyCar Series he had yet to win a race.
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.
Scott Dixon, who entered the weekend with just one top-five finish in eight Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach starts, won the 41st edition of the historic street race by 2.2221 seconds over Verizon P1 Award winner Helio Castroneves.
Helio Castronves broke a nine-year-old track record in winning the pole for Sunday’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach