IndyCar

 John Todd

Dan Dakich talks with Alexander Rossi about his 2016 Indianapolis 500 win

Dan Dakich talks with Alexander Rossi about his 2016 Indianapolis 500 win

NorCal IndyCar driver Alexander Rossi joined ESPN Radio host Dan Dakich to talk about his year so far and the upcoming Indianapolis 500. Rossi started 18th in the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama and used carefully planned strategy and strong pace to fight to the front in Sunday’s 90-lap race, ultimately finishing fifth. Rossi […]

 John Todd

J.R. Hildebrand injured in Long Beach

J.R. Hildebrand injured in Long Beach

Ed Carpenter Racing driver JR Hildebrand suffered a broken bone in his left hand during an incident at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Sunday, April 9. The Sausalito native was entering the first turn on Lap 85 when his No. 21 Preferred Freezer Services Chevrolet made contact with the No. 7 Schmidt […]

 John Todd

Crave: How Alexander Rossi Stole The Indianapolis 500

Crave: How Alexander Rossi Stole The Indianapolis 500

With about six weeks until the 2017 Indy 500, Crave Online has posted a new story about last year’s Indianapolis 500 winner Alexander Rossi, who was born in Auburn, California and was raised in Nevada City. It’s early February, about a month before the start of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season, and Alexander Rossi […]

 John Todd

Chip Ganassi Open to Kyle Larson Racing in Indianapolis 500 in Future

Chip Ganassi Open to Kyle Larson Racing in Indianapolis 500 in Future

  As the Indianapolis 500 draws near, the tweets start flooding Chip Ganassi’s inbox, all asking the same question: When will he enter Kyle Larson in the Indy 500? Larson wants to run the race, and Ganassi is open to entering the budding NASCAR star. But it has to make sense for the team, driver […]

 John Todd

Simon Pagenaud Drives to Sonoma Victory and 2016 Championship

Simon Pagenaud Drives to Sonoma Victory and 2016 Championship

SONOMA, Calif. (Sept. 18, 2016) – With a dominating drive from the pole position, Simon Pagenaud won the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma and earned his first Verizon IndyCar Series championship at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday. Pagenaud led 76 of the 85 laps in the No. 22 Hewlett Packard Enterprise Chevrolet) to score his fifth […]

 John Todd

Simon Pagenaud Takes Sonoma Pole Position

Simon Pagenaud Takes Sonoma Pole Position

Team Penske Sweeps Top-Four Spots SONOMA, Calif. (Sept. 17, 2016) – Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud has led the Verizon IndyCar Series championship standings since early April. On the cusp of his first series title, the Frenchman delivered a championship performance in Saturday’s Verizon P1 Award qualifying, earning the top spot in knockout qualifying for Sunday’s […]

 John Todd

Ayesha Curry Named Grand Marshal of GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma

Ayesha Curry Named Grand Marshal of GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. (Sept. 8, 2016) – Celebrity chef and popular Bay Area personality Ayesha Curry has been named Grand Marshal of the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma Verizon IndyCar Series season finale at Sonoma Raceway, Sept. 16-18. Curry, wife of Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry, began her career as the creator of the popular food […]

 John Todd

Verizon IndyCar Series Championship Will be Decided at Sonoma Raceway

Verizon IndyCar Series Championship Will be Decided at Sonoma Raceway

 Simon Pagenaud, Will Power Battle for 2016 Title SONOMA, Calif. (Sept. 7, 2016) –The Verizon IndyCar Series will host its championship weekend at the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma for the second consecutive year, as the series returns to Sonoma Raceway for its season finale, Sept. 16-18. Simon Pagenaud, who boasts four wins and seven […]

 John Todd

Sonoma Raceway Celebrates Team Penske’s 50th Anniversary at GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma

Sonoma Raceway Celebrates Team Penske’s 50th Anniversary at GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma

Race-Day Q&A Session Features Montoya, Mears, de Ferran SONOMA, Calif. (Aug. 31, 2016) – Sonoma Raceway will join with Team Penske to celebrate the team’s 50 years of racing excellence during the upcoming GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma Verizon IndyCar Series season finale, Sept. 16-18. Team Penske enters the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma as […]

 John Todd

Verizon IndyCar Series Teams Set to Test at Sonoma Raceway, Sept. 8

Verizon IndyCar Series Teams Set to Test at Sonoma Raceway, Sept. 8

SONOMA, Calif. (Sept. 1, 2016) – Race fans are invited to enjoy a taste of Verizon IndyCar Series action at a free test session at Sonoma Raceway on Thursday, Sept. 8. Twenty-one drivers from eight Verizon IndyCar Series teams will take part in the one-day test session at Sonoma Raceway. This marks the teams’ final chance […]