Teams experienced some severe tire fall-off during both practice and qualifying at Texas Motor Speedway.
Two-lap average speed of 218.896 mph on the 1.455-mile, high-banked oval
Event benefits Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer and SeriousFun Children’s Network
Chip Ganassi Racing will be honored with the first Firestone Pit Stop Performance Award of the 2014 season during pre-race ceremonies for the Grand Prix of Long Beach.
IZOD IndyCar Series teams also preparing for 98th Indianapolis 500 next May
Jack Hawksworth was the fastest of the Indy Lights racers. INDYCAR adds point-of-reference "courtesy zones" to the outside edges of each pit box
The reigning IZOD IndyCar Series champion set the fastest lap in the IZOD IndyCar Series open test at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.
Dario Franchitti was a technical consultant and has a voice cameo in the movie along with Mario Andretti and Will Power.
Missing in action today was Race Director Beaux Barfield as he had to take time off for personal reasons.
The action at Texas is fast and furious, and Firestone Racing has developed a new Firehawk tire specification that we believe will contribute to the excitement.
Race standards were set for the number of different drivers to lead the race
The 2012 Indy Lights Champion moved up to the premier IndyCar series this year and will take the green flag for the first time in the Indianapolis 500.
Thousands of fans watched as the pit crew of Helio Castroneves won the annual Pit Stop Challenge on pit lane at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway May 24.
Tomorrow is Fast Friday!
Franchitti, Castroneves aim to join four-time winners' club
Reigning IndyCar champion Ryan Hunter-Reay set a new record on the Brazilian street circuit in the Firestone Fast Six for the fourth Itaipava Sao Paulo Indy 300 presented by Nestle.
Dario Franchitti strapped on a set of used Firestone alternate tires for his final bid and actually lapped the street circuit three hundredths of a second faster than when the set was new in the prior qualifying segment.
Qualifying temperatures: Track temperatures ranged from 77°-95° F (25°-35° C) and the ambient temperatures ranged from 66°-69° F (19°-21° C).
Firestone Firehawk race report.
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
“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).
Tom Carnegie would be proud of today's IndyCar qualifying on the streets of St. Pete as the lap records kept falling.
The committee will make recommendations to the sanctioning body.