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De Silvestro's Indy car catches fire — again

Simona De Silvestro kept saying “the third time is a charm.”

Perhaps, but a third career IndyCar Series bout with fire shook her nerves.

Tuesday, the Swiss driver escaped injury when her Andretti Autosport car caught fire during the afternoon practice. 235 more words

Indycar

Danica Patrick losing GoDaddy sponsorship in 2016

A season of transition for Danica Patrick has taken on another element of uncertainty.

GoDaddy, the Sprint Cup driver’s long-time primary sponsor and benefactor announced Wednesday that it will not return to NASCAR after this season, leaving one of the sport’s most popular drivers and most recognized names without full-time funding as she seeks a new contract with Stewart-Haas Racing. 1,498 more words

Indycar

"They Shall Not Pass"

1981 Caesars Palace Grand Prix
Murray Walker:
“Carlos Reutemann, adopting the maxim of Marshall Pétain of The Maginot Line, ‘They Shall Not Pass’ and “they”, in his case, is Nelson Piquet.” 189 more words

Formula 1

IndyCar - Grand Prix of St Petersburg preview

Penske & Ganassi vs. the rest?

Looking at the line-up for Team Penske is mouth-watering even without considering the rest of the drivers that will start in Florida this weekend. 964 more words

Motor Racing

Only Two More Days Until the Miami ePrix!

Oh yes! Old school Miamians who miss the 1980’s IMSA and later Champ Car street circuits will get to experience once again the smell of burnt rubber around the streets of Downtown Miami, but this time without the race fuel smell; the FIA Formula E Miami ePrix is coming to town. 153 more words

Miami Lifestyle

Verizon IndyCar: March Silly Season Update

Despite being just weeks from the season opener, the game of Verizon IndyCar Series musical chairs we call silly season is still in full swing. Several drivers are now in the dying stages of trying to secure one of the few seats still open, and while the talent level will be as deep as ever, there could likely be more than a couple worthy shoes left on the sideline when the green flag drops on the Firestone Grand Prix of St. 766 more words

Verizon IndyCar

IndyCar round up - 9 January 2015

In the spotlight this week was Andretti Autosport and the likelihood of expanding their line-up and the drivers that might be in contention for rides. 490 more words

Motor Racing