Chevrolet has won three of the first four races of the season, and has collected four poles which includes Carpenter’s Indy 500 pole-winning accomplishment.
AJ Allmendinger lost his ride last year due to failing the NASCAR random drug test. He ended up in the NASCAR Road to Recovery and made his return to racing. Now it appears his former team boss will give him a shot in an IndyCar.
A critical look back at this weekends racing.
After being out of an Indy car since 2006, A. J. Allmendinger stepped into a Team Penske Chevrolet and quickly got up to speed during the preseason IndyCar Series testing held at Sebring.
AJ Allmendinger to drive the No. 2 IZOD Chevrolet for Team Penske in IndyCar finale at Auto Club Speedway.
A.J. Foyt: "Who would have thought Franchitti last year would have come up and win the race?"
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.
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!
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.
Celebration of Automobiles among special Opening Day attractions.
AJ Allmendinger drove for Roger Penske's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team in 2012 before he was suspended for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.
Welcome to Indiana-ville with Jay Alley on site to for the Indy 500 activities -- on and off the famous oval. Yesterday Ed Carpenter was fastest on Opening Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway along with 3 rookies passing their test.
AJ Allmendinger will contest the IndyCar Detroit event in the Penske Racing No. 2 Quicken Loans Chevrolet.