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Articles tagged ‘Firestone 550k’

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Hinchcliffe Becomes TMS Fans’ Choice for Indy 500 with Special Firestone 550 Ticket Promotion

James Hinchcliffe - Texas Motor Speedway FORT WORTH, Texas (May 22, 2013) - While IZOD IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe continues to grow his fan base with his torrid start to the season, Texas Motor Speedway is providing yet another reason for its fan base to root for the driver of the No. 27 GoDaddy Chevrolet for Andretti Autosport in Sunday's 97th Indianapolis 500. Texas Motor Speedway will offer a frontstretch ticket for the Firestone 550 on Saturday, June 8, for a price that directly correlates to Hinchcliffe's finish in the Indianapolis 500. The tickets could be as low as $1 should he emerge victorious and no higher than $33 should he finish last, and either end of the spectrum will offer solid savings on the designated seating sections. An ... FULL STORY »

Dale Coyne Racing, Ed Carpenter Racing Penalized for Post-Race Technical Infractions at Texas

INDIANAPOLIS (Monday, June 11, 2012) - INDYCAR, the sanctioning body of the IZOD IndyCar Series, announced today penalties stemming from post-race technical inspection of the June 9 Firestone 550 at Texas Motor Speedway. The No. 18 car Dale Coyne Racing car driven ... FULL STORY »

Franchitti Finishes 14th, Dixon 18th at Texas Motor Speedway

Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti - Photo Credit: INDYCAR/LAT USA FORT WORTH, Texas (June 9, 2012) – Target Chip Ganassi Racing (TCGR) driver Dario Franchitti finished 14th in the Firestone 550 from Texas Motor Speedway (TMS), while Target teammate Scott Dixon finished 18th after leading the most laps. Dixon started fourth ... FULL STORY »

Kimball Finishes 23rd at Texas Motor Speedway

No 83 Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing driver Charlie Kimball - Photo Courtesy of INDYCAR/LAT USA FORT WORTH, Texas (June 9, 2012) – Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing (NNCGR) driver Charlie Kimball finished 23rd at Texas Motor Speedway (TMS). The finish came in his 24th career IZOD IndyCar Series start and his third start at TMS. The ... FULL STORY »

Rahal Scores Season-Best Finish at Texas Motor Speedway

No 38 Service Central Chip Ganassi Racing driver Graham Rahal - Photo Courtesy of INDYCAR/LAT USA FORT WORTH, Texas (June 9, 2012) – Service Central Chip Ganassi Racing (SCCGR) driver Graham Rahal’s second-place finish at Texas Motor Speedway (TMS) was a career best in five starts at the track which also marked the best finish of ... FULL STORY »

Team Penske Posts Trio of Top-Eight Finishes at Texas Motor Speedway

Team Penske Logo FORT WORTH, Tex. (June 9, 2012) – Ryan Briscoe’s third-place finish led Team Penske’s solid showing Saturday night in the Firestone 550 at Texas Motor Speedway (TMS). All three of the team’s drivers finished among the top eight after running near ... FULL STORY »

KV Racing Technology Has Frustration Firestone 550

KV Racing Technology''s Tony Kanaan (left) E.J. Viso (center) and Rubens Barrichello (right) FT. WORTH, Tx. – June 9, 2012 – Despite extremely strong performances by Tony Kanaan and E. J. Viso, KV Racing Technology had a very frustrating Firestone 550 on the 1.5-mile D-shaped Texas Motor Speedway in Ft. Worth, Texas. Tony Kanaan, ... FULL STORY »



No. 14 ABC Supply driven by Mike Conway - Photo Courtesy of INDYCAR/LAT USA
Mike Conway, 2012 IICS Firestone 550(k) Post-Race Notes & Quotes
Posted 06.10.12
FT. WORTH June 9, 2012—After a strong qualifying run and an even stronger final practice in which he was second fastest, Mike Conway had every reason to believe that the ABC Supply Honda would take him to the front in the Firestone 550 at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday night. Unfortunately, the ...FULL STORY »
2012 IICS Simon Pagenaud - Photo Courtesy of INDYCAR/LAT USA
Pagenaud Finishes Sixth at Texas Motor Speedway
Posted 06.10.12
FORT WORTH, Texas, Saturday, June 9, 2012 – Schmidt Hamilton HP Motorsports driver Simon Pagenaud fell in love Saturday night in Texas. The IZOD IndyCar Series rookie had his first date with Texas Motor Speedway, and he is now smitten with racing on the high banks in Fort Worth. Driving the No. 77 ...FULL STORY »
Josef Newgarden - Photo Courtesy of INDYCAR/LAT USA
Survival of the Fittest in Texas: Newgarden Climbs from 25th to 13th in Firestone 550
Posted 06.10.12
Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, June 9, 2012 – Texas Motor Speedway proved too tough to tame for many IZOD IndyCar Series veterans in the Firestone 550, but rookie driver Josef Newgarden kept his head above water and brought his car home to a 13th-place finish. Newgarden’s No. 67 Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing ...FULL STORY »
FORT WORTH, TX - JUNE 09: Justin Wilson of England, driver of the #18 Sonny's BBQ Honda Dallara, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the IZOD IndyCar Series Firestone 550 at Texas Motor Speedway on June 9, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)
Wilson Claims Firestone 550 Victory at Texas Motor Speedway
Posted 06.10.12
FORT WORTH, Texas (Saturday, June 9, 2012) - Justin Wilson charged from 17th on the starting grid to overtake Graham Rahal's mishandling car on Lap 226 of 228 to win the Firestone 550 at Texas Motor Speedway. It was the first IZOD IndyCar Series oval victory for Wilson, who led Rahal ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy, 2012 IICS FIrestone 550(k) Post-Race Notes & Quotes
Posted 06.10.12
FT. WORTH (June 9, 2012) – After an extremely competitive 228-lap race, three Chevrolet IndyCar V-6 drivers scored top-five finishes and a total of five Chevy-powered cars finished in the top-eight at Texas Motor Speedway.  Ryan Briscoe brought the No. 2 Hitachi Team Penske Chevrolet to the checkered flag in third ...FULL STORY »
Oriol Servia, No. 22 Panther DRR - Photo Courtesy: INDYCAR/LAT USA
Panther DRR Finishes 20th In The Firestone 550 At The Texas Motor Speedway
Posted 06.10.12
RACE NOTES/QUOTES---- Dallas, Texas, June 9, 2012 Fast Facts: Oriol Servia ^ Due to two cars having issues at the start, Servia started the race 11th. ^ ^ The yellow came out on Lap 31 and the team brought him in on Lap 35 for a full fill of fuel and fresh Firestone Firehawk tires. ...FULL STORY »
Andretti Autosport, 2012 IICS Firestone 550(k) Post-Race Recaps
Posted 06.10.12
Andretti Autosport IZOD IndyCar Series Race Report: Firestone 550 at Texas Motor Speedway James Hinchcliffe, Team GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, No. 27 Hinchcliffe led eight laps and had a strong run to finish fourth in the Firestone 550. Hinchcliffe is now third in the IZOD IndyCar Series point standings after his sixth top-10 finish ...FULL STORY »
2012 IICS JR Hildebrand - Photo Courtesy of INDYCAR/LAT USA
Hildebrand Rips Through Field at Texas, Snags Top Five Finish
Posted 06.10.12
Panther Falls A Lap Down Twice,Overcomes 23rd-Place Starting Position for Fifth-Place Finish FORT WORTH, Texas - (June 9, 2012) – National Guard Panther Racing driver JR Hildebrand started 23rd, was a lap down on two occasions, and still drove through the IndyCar Series field in the Firestone 550k at Texas Motor Speedway ...FULL STORY »
FORT WORTH, TX - JUNE 09: Justin Wilson of England, driver of the #18 Sonny's BBQ Honda Dallara, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the IZOD IndyCar Series Firestone 550 at Texas Motor Speedway on June 9, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Wilson Wins Firestone 500 at Texas Motor Speedway
Posted 06.10.12
FORT WORTH, Texas (June 9, 2012) - It didn't pay to be the leader of Saturday night's Firestone 550 IZOD IndyCar Series race at Texas Motor Speedway until nearly the final lap. Misfortune overcame several leaders - including Grahal Rahal being just two laps away from his first win since 2008 ...FULL STORY »


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