The lone team owner/driver in the IZOD IndyCar Series ended up with the pole at his home race!
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!
Andretti Autosport driver E.J. Viso was hot today when he set the fastest lap during practice at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway since 2003.
Tomorrow is Fast Friday!
Welcome to Indiana-ville as Jay Alley views the happenings at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Will the rookie continue his hot pace on Fast Friday?
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.
All four rookies assigned to cars this month - Conor Daly, AJ Allmendinger, Carlos Munoz and Tristan Vautier - have completed ROP. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kurt Busch also completed ROP on Thursday, May 9.
Conor Daly arrived from Europe to complete his Rookie Orientation Program while Pippa Mann passed his refresher program. Fastest driver on the track was Marco Andretti.
Defending IZOD IndyCar Series champion Ryan Hunter-Reay, No, 1 DHL Andretti Autosport Chevrolet, was second quick in the final order after the six-hour session.
Welcome to Indiana-ville with Jay Alley as he keeps a keen eye while the drivers shakedown their cars prior to the run for the pole.
Kurt Busch completed the Indianapolis 500 Rookie Orientation Program during a test Thursday, May 9 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, reaching a top speed of 218.210 mph in an Andretti Autosport car.
Brazilian dance moves on the streets in Sao Paulo made for an interesting samba.
Even with their families and their fans supporting them, the three Brazilians were not on the IndyCar podium.
Chevrolet IndyCar V6 Drivers Score Three Top-Five and Five Top-10 Finishes in Fourth Race of 2013 Season
If you missed the Sao Paulo IndyCar 300 you just might be kicking yourself.
James Hinchcliffe and Takuma Sato raced to the finish line on the streets of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Both drivers had already noticed victories on street circuits this year in the IZOD IndyCar Series.
Defending IZOD IndyCar Series Champion Sets New Track Record
Legend Michael Andretti will be on hand to provide driver coaching and assist in getting Kurt Busch up to speed quickly.
California: Ocean breezes, suntan lotion, palm trees, the Queen Mary, yachts, sailing, beaches, and surfing... plus the famous hairpin and the sounds of racing engines on the legendary street circuit in Long Beach!
Helio Castroneves retains points lead.
Ryan Hunter-Reay: "...that's just unfortunate - to lose it by a half tenth (of a second) hurts more than losing it by four tenths."
Ryan Hunter-Reay has now been the top-finishing American driver in the IZOD IndyCar Series points for three seasons in a row.
Ryan Hunter-Reay: "Now we gotta make it work in warmup for the race - make these Firestones hang in there for the entire race; that will be the challenging part."
Ryan Hunter-Reay claims Verizon P1 Award.
The 2013 Grand Prix of St. Petersburg marks Hinchcliffe's first IZOD IndyCar Series win in 32 starts.
Canadian James Hinchcliffe earns his maiden IZOD IndyCar race on the temporary St. Pete circuit after overtaking Helio Castroneves.