Tag Archive for IndyCar 2014

Ed Carpenter delivers Reggie Wayne to training camp

Verizon IndyCar Series driver Ed Carpenter had a key role in helping Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne arrive at training camp in style. The two-time Indianapolis 500 pole sitter and four-time race winner drove an Indy Racing Experience two-seater as the Colts star made his customary grand entrance to training camp at Anderson University. […]

Indianapolis 500 Teams Turn Attention to Race Setup

After two days of entertaining but hectic qualifications, the 33 starters for the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race turned their attention to Race Day car set-up during a five-hour session on the 2.5-mile oval. “I feel good about where our cars are in race trim, (but) you can always use one more […]

Off-Road Truck Racing Comes to IMS on Carb Day

One of the greatest achievements in the history of off-road racing will occur on Friday, May 23 when the Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS series competes on the world’s most famous race track – the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Menards at the Brickyard Formula Off-Road by TRAXXAS race will take place on Coors Light Carb […]

Ask an IndyCar Driver 2014

It’s that time of year again, where Naptown Buzz heads out to Indianapolis Motor Speedway for The Month of May, and asks IndyCar Drivers your questions, be they serious, or off the wall. Don’t be shy, let us know what’s on your mind!

IMS Road Course will be racy for Grand Prix of Indianapolis

Reigning Indianapolis 500 winner Tony Kanaan has been immersed in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course reconfiguration project since its inception seven months ago, and even maintains a Downtown Indianapolis apartment for his frequent visits. But ahead of the Verizon IndyCar Series Open Test on April 30, he took up residence in the motorcoach lot […]

Sebastian Saavedra Fined $10k, Placed on Probation

INDYCAR officials have fined driver Sebastian Saavedra $10,000 and placed him on probation through the Indianapolis 500 on May 25 for actions during the April 13 Verizon IndyCar Seres race in Long Beach. Saavedra, driver of the No. 17 AFS KVAFS Racing car, was found to have violated  Rule 7.1.3.2.2 (Failure to yield to safety vehicle and […]

Power Paces Final Day of Verizon IndyCar Series Open Test at Barber

For the second consecutive day, Will Power topped the time chart as Verizon IndyCar Series wrapped up a two-day Open Test at Barber Motorsports Park. Power, driving the Chevrolet-powered No. 12 Verizon Team Penske car, recorded a lap of 1 minute, 7.0608 seconds. He posted a best lap of 1:07.6492 on March 17. Power recorded […]

Team Penske Cars Lead Shortened First Day of Barber Open Test

Juan Pablo Montoya’s goals for the two-day Verizon IndyCar Series Open Test at Barber Motorsports were simple: learn, discern and apply. The scheduled seven hours on the 2.38-mile, 17-turn road course were cut in half because of a chill and mist in the morning of day one, but Montoya and teammates Will Power and Helio […]

Verizon Named Entitlement Sponsor of IndyCar Series

INDYCAR announced today a multi-year entitlement agreement with Verizon that will see North America’s premier open-wheel racing championship named the Verizon IndyCar Series. The partnership aligns INDYCAR – the fastest, most versatile motorsports series with a heritage of innovation – with Verizon, whose technical expertise will be utilized to activate programs that will benefit fans, […]