INDYCAR: Toronto Makes Two; Newgarden Leads CFH Racing 1-2 Finish in Canada

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TORONTO — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — American Josef Newgarden led Luca Filippi across the start-finish line by 1.4485 seconds to give CFH Racing a 1-2 finish in the Honda Indy Toronto. It was the second victory this season and the second of Newgarden’s four-year Verizon IndyCar Series career. “I’m so happy we were able to get a …

INDYCAR: At Long Last; Newgarden Claims Elusive First IndyCar WIn at Barber

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — official series release — Chris Jones/IndyCar photo — Josef Newgarden wasn’t nervous with three-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon and a hard-charging Graham Rahal within striking distance in the closing laps of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. The 24-year-old Tennessee native held off both competitors and pulled away for his first Verizon IndyCar Series …

INDYCAR: CFH Racing to Field Chevrolets for 2015 IndyCar Season

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INDIANAPOLIS – official release — John Cote photo — Carpenter Fisher Hartman Racing, a partnership between Ed Carpenter, Sarah Fisher and Wink Hartman, and Chevrolet announced today that the famed automobile manufacturer will provide engines and aero kits for the team’s entries in the Verizon IndyCar Series for the 2015 season. CFH Racing is scheduled to field two cars in the 2015 …

SCCA: Newgarden Grabs Formula Ford Win at Barber

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – official release — SCCA photo — Taking a break from his busy Verizon IndyCar Series schedule, Josef Newgarden called racing in Sunday’s SCCA Summer Speedfest Formula F 45th Anniversary feature race the “most fun he had all year,” running from last to first to win at Barber Motorsports Park. Sixteen year-old sensation Max Mallinen finished second. Newgarden, …

SCCA: Josef Newgarden Enters Formula Ford Festival at Barber

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TOPEKA, Kan. – official release — SCCA photo — Verizon IndyCar star Josef Newgarden, the only American to ever win in the famed Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch, has been confirmed to participate in the Sports Car Club of America Formula F 45th Anniversary at Barber Motorsports Park Aug. 9-10. Newgarden will race on Sunday in a Honda-powered Piper …

INDYCAR: Eyes Turn to Race Day as Newgarden Leads Practice, Busch Crashes

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INDIANAPOLIS – official release — Chris Owens photo — After two days of entertaining but hectic qualifications, the 33 starters for the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race turned their attention to Race Day car set-up during a five-hour session on the 2.5-mile oval. “I feel good about where our cars are in race trim, (but) you can always use …

INDYCAR: SFHR Picks Up Sponsor for Newgarden in Indianapolis GP

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April 29, 2014 — team release — SFHR photo — INDIANAPOLIS — Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing (SFHR) announced today that Klipsch Audio will be its primary sponsor on the No. 67 entry for the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis on Saturday, May 10. Indianapolis-based Klipsch, a leading global manufacturer of premium speakers and headphones, has partnered with the Verizon IndyCar Series …

Sunday’s Racing Reminded Me Why I Love The Sport

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May 6, 2013 Motorsports Blog By Tom Baker – I woke up on Sunday morning in a hotel room outside Kenly, N.C. after a night of coaching one of my racer clients (Nick Leitz) at Southern National Motorsports Park the night before.  Not wanting to be late for 11am Church Service, I washed up and partook of the bacon and …