Tom Time Blog: The King Riles Up Danica’s Court

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February 15 2014 – Blog By RaceChaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker – Photo By Getty Images/NASCAR The wording Richard Petty used when he answered the question at the CME in Toronto about whether he thought Danica Patrick would ever win a Sprint Cup Race was unfortunate.  But I don’t think he was entirely wrong. Even if all Richard had …

INDYCAR: Wilson transported to hospital for evaluation

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October 20, 2013 — By Dave Lewandowski, IndyCar.com — FONTANA, Calif. — Veteran driver Justin Wilson, who was involved in an incident in Turn 2 of Lap 111 of the MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway, was awake and alert and was transported by ground to an area hospital for evaluation. Wilson, driving the No. 19 Dale Coyne Racing car, …

INDYCAR: Dixon clinches third title; Power claims final race

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October 20, 2013 — By Dave Lewandowski, Indycar.com — FONTANA, Calif. — You couldn’t re-imagine it any more than you could re-imagine the Battle of Iwo Jima without the Marines planting the flag. For the eighth consecutive year, the IZOD IndyCar Series champion was determined in the final race — 500 high-speed, high-drama miles played out over 3 hours under …

INDYCAR: Series News and Notes heading to Fontana

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INDYCAR NEWS AND NOTES – Oct. 14, 2013 1. IZOD IndyCar Series Championship Overview: Series title comes down to final race again: Helio Castroneves has been in this position before. The three-time Indianapolis 500 winner entered the 2008 season finale chasing Scott Dixon, who had a 30-point lead. Castroneves did everything he could do and despite starting last after his qualifying …

IndyCar: Dixon Seizes Control of Championship With Houston Performance

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The IZOD IndyCar Series’ championship scenario is easy to digest for new points leader Scott Dixon, who finished first and second in the 90-lap races Oct. 5-6 that constituted the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston. Finish fifth in the 250-lap twilight MAVTV 500 INDYCAR World Championships at Auto Club Speedway on Oct. 19 and, no matter the result …

IndyCar: Championship Celebration October 20 at Universal Studios Hollywood

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INDIANAPOLIS (Friday, Sept. 20, 2013) – The stars of the IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights will cap the 2013 season with the Championship Celebration Oct. 20 at Universal Studios Hollywood theme park in Universal City, Calif. The Championship Celebration will take place the day after the INDYCAR World Championships at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., and will …

IndyCar: Juan Pablo Montoya Returns; Signs With Penske Racing For 2014

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September 16, 2013- IndyCarMedia PR -Juan Pablo Montoya, the 1999 CART champion and 2000 Indianapolis 500 winner, will drive the No. 2 Team Penske Chevrolet for the full 2014 season alongside Will Power and three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves. “Juan is a proven winner at all levels of motorsport,” said Roger Penske. “He has won a lot of races …