Sebastien Bourdais, James Jakes and Sebastian Saavedra handed penalties after action in Detroit.
The penalties laid down by INDYCAR for engine changes at IMS will be imposed at the event in Detroit. The infractions found at the 500 venue were handed monetary fines.
The morning rain in Indianapolis did not damper the enthusiasm of the drivers or there fans for the Indy 500 Pole Day activities. The final top nine shootout ended with the Indiana driver who is also the team owner!
Rookie Conor Daly was okay while rookie Carlos Munoz again topped the charts. Tomorrow is Fast Friday and perhaps the expected veterans will be the ones to set the hot laps.
Derrick Walker brings his own past history of motor sports along with his astute business sense to INDYCAR.
Remembering the turmoil in the IZOD IndyCar Series in 2012 prior the the 96th race in Indianapolis as we head into the 97th running of the Indy 500.
Last year when GRAND-AM and ALMS developed the initial plan to unite the two top North American sportscar series, they knew that the logo and brand name had to be marketable plus please their fans.
2012 Firestone Indy Lights champion Tristan Vautier kept a secret during the recent Rolex 24 Hours event in Daytona, FL. The Frenchman moved up to IndyCar for the 2013 season.
At the end of the 2012 racing season, Norbert Haug’s departure as the head of Mercedes motorsports programs sent shockwaves through the racing community. It now appears that Toto Wolff will be named as the new director this coming week.
Daytona Prototype and Prototype 2 top the initial class structure in 2014 under what will be the new sportscar series of the future. Also mentioned was the Prototype Challenge class plus the GT classes, of course, and the DeltaWing.
Antron Brown became the first African American racer of a four-wheel vehicle to earn a major American-based championship. The 2012 NHRA Top Fuel champion was selected by our staff to hold the #6 top moment spot.
In 2011, INDYCAR sanctioning body was already in test mode with the new Dallara DW12 chassis that would house the powerplants for 2012. It is our seventh moment of the year so was the outcome as expected?
Kimi Raikkonen and is successful comeback lands in the 9th spot in the top 20 moments. The Iceman returned to Formula One with the Lotus team. His fans were happy, while others questioned his decision.
Don Schumacher Racing Funny Car teammates gave it all they could in the season final two events, and at Pomona Jack Beckman took his victory and earned a spot in our 2012 top 20 moments.
The first of the Top 20 Moments of 2012 selected by Motorsport.com staff goes to Allen Johnson who landed his first NHRA Pro Stock championship. It was a remarkable season for the Johnson & Johnson Racing team.
Grosjean’s victory over sports car ace Tom Kristensen in ROC likely helped propel him to a second season in black and gold.
Norbert Haug has proven his engineering and his leadership skills. There is no doubt that offers will fly rapidly to the doorstep of the talented German.
2012 first-time Sprint Cup champion loves to tweet, and even had his hands slapped by NASCAR, not once but twice! His followers include the worldwide fans and the media.
Once again TRG’s owner is ready for the future. Buckler takes chances but never on the track, and he always shines when new ideas change the face of racing. His new endeavor is the partnership Aston Martin Racing.
Mazda initially announced the build of its SKYACTIV-D clean diesel engine during the 2012 Le Mans race. The engine will be housed in their sporty Mazda6 with its first race in January at the Rolex 24 of Daytona.