2011 Long Beach winner comes off impressive drive at St. Pete
“It was a tough race,” - Sebastien Bourdais.
First race of 2014 season takes place on Sunday
Sebastian Saavedra posted a lap time of 63.8374.
Three-steward system comprised of race director, driver steward and official or independent steward to adjudicate competitor on-track sporting infractions when warranted.
Brembo begins its third season as the exclusive supplier of brake systems for the Verizon IndyCar Series.
2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season opens on streets of St. Petersburg.
The partnership aligns INDYCAR with Verizon, whose technical expertise will be utilized to activate programs that will benefit fans, the series, teams, commercial partners and race venues.
In addition to his role as Grand Marshal for the event, Mayor Kriseman will wave the green flag to mark the start of the season-opening IndyCar Series race.
While the Midwest is getting pounded by frigid temperatures and snow, most of the IndyCar Series teams are heading to the South or West to prepare for the 2014 racing campaign.
Canadian James Hinchcliffe earns his maiden IZOD IndyCar race on the temporary St. Pete circuit after overtaking Helio Castroneves.
Newgarden will start in the eighth row for Sunday's race on the 1.8-mile, 14-turn scenic street course on the St. Petersburg harbor.
A.J. Foyt’s new driver, Takuma Sato, qualifies second for best start ever in Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg
Power posted a best lap of 1 minute, 1.2070 seconds in the 10-minute Firestone Fast Six session that culminated the three rounds of knockout qualifications
KV Racing Technology starts 3rd and 11th at the 2013 IZOD IndyCar season opener in St. Pete
“Firestone Fast Six” Qualifying Results (mph): 1. Will Power (105.870); 2. Takuma Sato (105.2333); 3. Simona de Silvestro (104.910); 4. James Hinchfliffe (104.816); 5. Helio Castroneves (104.686); 6. Tristan Vautier (104.408).
For the fourth year, Penske’s Will Power earned the pole on the street circuit in St. Pete. The surprise was Japanese racer Takuma Sato taking the second grid slot for AJ Foyt Racing.
Sato continues to show speed in ABC Supply Honda as IZOD IndyCar Series kicks off in St. Petersburg
National Guard Panther team hampered by electrical gremlin in second practice; JR Hildebrand finishes 23rd on the streets of St. Pete. However, the Panther DRR driver Oriol Servia posted the fourth-quickest time.