Dario Franchitti finally notched his first pole at the Grand Prix of Long Beach. Ryan Hunter-Reay earned his place in the front row for this weekend’s IndyCar race.
The IndyCar teams are back on a temporary street circuit, this time in Long Beach. Ryan Hunter-Reay laid down the gauntly to his rivals early including Mike Conway is making a return with RLL.
After the IndyCar race on the road course in Birmingham, emotions ran high for the winner and several of his rivals from sheer happiness to disappointment.
The victory was the first by a No. 1 car since Sebastien Bourdais at Mexico City in 2007.
Defending series champion lost ground to his IZOD IndyCar rivals but came back to take the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama victory.
Qualifying temperatures: Track temperatures ranged from 77°-95° F (25°-35° C) and the ambient temperatures ranged from 66°-69° F (19°-21° C).
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 2012 IZOD IndyCar champion topped the Firestone Fast Six competitors to secure the pole in his Andretti Autosport Dallara with Chevrolet power.
The 2013 Grand Prix of St. Petersburg marks Hinchcliffe's first IZOD IndyCar Series win in 32 starts.
Will Power, Ryan-Hunter Reay and Simona de Silvestro take the top 3 times in the two IZOD IndyCar practices on Friday.
2012 IndyCar champion Ryan Hunter-Reay ended the season opener's first day of practice with the second fastest time.
The IZOD IndyCar series has officially started the new season on the temporary special built circuit in St. Petersburg, Florida with Team Penske’s Power setting the fastest time.
The 2012 championship team with their title holder Hunter-Reay aim for the first victory of 2013 in the IZOD IndyCar Series race in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Testing at the Barber Motorsports Park ended with the Australian maintaining the fastest lap time. Up next is the St. Pete race on March 24.
Twenty-five drivers set faster laps today than the pole winning time last year by Will Power including the Aussie who set the fastest time today.
2012 IZOD IndyCar champion is preparing for the Rolex 24 at Daytona race in a Corvette Daytona Prototype. While focus on the first major series race in North America, Ryan Hunter-Reay is looking forward to starting his title defense.
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?
American IndyCar 2012 Champion Ryan Hunter-Reay accepted his invitation to compete in the 25th Race of Champions to be held in Thailand. He joins a stellar list of racers around the world.
Champion Ryan Hunter-Reay, Andretti Autosport, and Chevrolet receive 2012 awards in Indianapolis. During the night of celebration, Indy Lights title winner Tristan Vautier received his prize and the Greg Moore Legacy Award.
Andretti Autosport announces IndyCar 2013 lineup. Hunter-Reay to Run No. 1, Andretti to Trade in No. 26. Veach to Firestone Indy Lights and Blackstock to Star Mazda. Drivers for the USF2000 series not yet named.