Articles tagged ‘IICS’

Oct 02

Scott Dixon & Dario Franchitti 2013 IICS Grand Prix of Houston Race Previews

(L-R) Scott Dixon of New Zealand, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Dallara Honda, chats with teammate Dario Franchitti of Scotland, driver of the #10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Dallara Honda - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images Target Chip Ganassi Racing Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: The Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston, October 5 & 6 Driver: @scottdixon9 @dariofranchitti Car: No. 9 Target and No. 10 T-Mobile Hondas Track:    Reliant Park (1.7-mile temporary street circuit) TV:          Saturday, 3:00 PM ET and Sunday, 1:00 PM ET on NBC Sports Network Social: @TCGRTeams #TeamTarget Location: Houston, Texas         BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT In Their Off Weekend:  The No. 02 Cessna Dinan-Prepared BMW returned to action for a third time in the 2013 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series season (Rolex 24 At Daytona and Brickyard Grand Prix), piloted by Dario Franchitti and Scott Dixon on September 8.  Franchitti started the race off behind the wheel in fourth and 23 laps in Dixon took over the helm and brought the No. 02 car to ... FULL STORY »

Andretti Autosport 2013 Road to Mazda Pre-Race Report: Houston

Andretti Autosport Logo Andretti Autosport, Mazda Road to Indy Race Preview: Grand Prix of Houston Firestone Indy Lights Carlos Muñoz, No. 26 Dialy-Ser The 21-year-old Colombian heads into the Grand Prix of Houston second in the championship points fight - just two points behind the leader; ... FULL STORY »

INDYCAR News and Notes – Oct. 2, 2013

INDYCAR Logo Today's IZOD IndyCar Series, Firestone Indy Lights and Mazda Road to Indy headlines: 1. If you missed it: INDYCAR Conference Call with Simon Pagenaud 2. Hinchcliffe to sport pink paint scheme for National Breast Cancer Foundation 3. Bourdais looking to continue success at ... FULL STORY »

SFHR Ready to “Strike” in Houston

2013 IICS Driver Josef Newgarden stands next to the No. 67 Strike Dallara/Firestone/Honda - Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing HOUSTON (Oct. 2, 2013) - Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing (SFHR) is set to head south for the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston with a new "striking" look. All-American driver Josef Newgarden will represent SFHR's primary sponsor, Strike, LLC, ... FULL STORY »

Andretti Autosport 2013 IICS Grand Prix of Houston Pre-Race Reports

Andretti Autosport Logo Andretti Autosport, IZOD IndyCar Series Race Preview: Grand Prix of Houston Marco Andretti, No. 25 RC Cola Chevrolet Arriving at the penultimate race venue of the season, Andretti is still in the fight for the 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series Championship where he ... FULL STORY »

Axcil Jefferies To Race for BHA in Houston

Axcil Jefferies - Photo Credit: Starting Grid, Inc. Indianapolis, IN - October 2, 2013 - Bryan Herta Autosport (BHA) announced today that Zimbabwe racecar driver Axcil Jefferies will compete in the Firestone Indy Lights Series for the Grand Prix of Houston presented by the Greater Houston Honda Dealers ... FULL STORY »

James Hinchcliffe Goes Pink for the Cause

2013 IICS No 27 GoDaddy Pink for the Cause - Andretti Autosport Hinchcliffe and Firestone Join GoDaddy in Raising Awareness for National Breast Cancer Foundation INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 2, 2013) - IZOD IndyCar Series race winner James Hinchcliffe and sponsor GoDaddy will trade the iconic "GoDaddy green" for a good cause at this weekend's Grand ... FULL STORY »

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Graham Rahal & James Jakes 2013 IICS Grand Prix of Houston Race Previews
Posted 10.01.13
Rahal and Jakes Aim for Podium Finishes at the Long Awaited Return of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston Presented by the Greater Houston Honda Dealers – at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Speedway at Reliant Park Pre-Race Notes Round 17 and 18 of 19 in the 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series  DATE:  October 4–6, 2013 QUALIFYING ...FULL STORY »
2013 IICS Driver Takuma Sato - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Takuma Sato 2013 IICS Grand Prix of Houston Race Preview
Posted 10.01.13
NOTES & QUOTES: Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston Takuma Sato: No. 14 ABC Supply Honda  Takuma Sato and the ABC Supply team are in their first season together. Sato is making his first start at Reliant Park. Following his DNF at Baltimore (after starting 10th), he is 15th in the IZOD ...FULL STORY »
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A.J. Foyt Remembers George Bignotti
Posted 09.27.13
WALLER, Texas Sept. 27, 2013—Auto racing lost one of the all-time great mechanics today when George Bignotti passed away at his home in Las Vegas. He was 97. “I’d say he was one of the greatest mechanics that was ever at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. We had such a close relationship and ...FULL STORY »
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IZOD, INDYCAR Series to Conclude Sponsorship After 2013
Posted 09.27.13
INDIANAPOLIS (Friday, Sept. 27, 2013) - INDYCAR announced today that IZOD will conclude its sponsorship of the IndyCar Series after the current season. "We are proud of our partnership with IZOD over the past six years and we're grateful to PVH Corp., owner of the IZOD brand, for its support, creativity ...FULL STORY »
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IndyCar Champion Ryan Hunter-Reay to Visit AutoNation Houston Chevy Store to Promote Early Cancer Detection
Posted 09.27.13
Reigning IZOD IndyCar® Champ to Meet Fans and Raise Cancer Awareness at AutoNation Chevrolet Gulf Freeway, Located at 13800 Gulf Freeway in Houston October 3 from 1 - 2:30 p.m. Fort Lauderdale, FL (September 26, 2013) - Ryan Hunter-Reay knows something about important victories - the reigning IZOD IndyCar® champion has been racing ...FULL STORY »
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Panther Owner John Barnes Receives The Spirit of Hope Award
Posted 09.26.13
Team Owner Humbled by Patriotic Honor Named After Late Entertainer Bob Hope INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - (September 26, 2013) – Panther Racing managing partner John Barnes has been named a recipient of the prestigious Spirit of Hope Award, and will be honored at a ceremony in Washington DC on November 19th. Barnes ...FULL STORY »
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Carpenter, ECR/Fuzzy’s Team Evaluates Trailer Fire Damage; Team now hard at work to prepare for Houston Doubleheader, Oct. 4-6
Posted 09.26.13
Fuzzy’s Vodka Chevy race car, parts returned to Indy Thursday by Andretti crew  INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 26, 2013) – Team owner/driver Ed Carpenter said again today that he and his IZOD IndyCar Series racing team feel fortunate to have escaped major injury and damage after Wednesday’s morning trailer fire in Arizona. Ed Carpenter Racing truck drivers ...FULL STORY »
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IMS To Host INDYCAR Road Race In May 2014
Posted 09.26.13
INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 - An IZOD IndyCar Series race will take place in May 2014 on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, an event approved Thursday, Sept. 26 during a meeting of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, LLC board of directors. The race will be contested on the opening weekend of Month ...FULL STORY »
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blu eCigs Brings Sleek New Look to RLL’s No. 15 Indy Car at Houston Grand Prix Event
Posted 09.26.13
As primary sponsor of RLL Racing’s No. 15 Indy car, blu eCigs provides fans at Houston Grand Prix the opportunity to sample disposable electronic cigarette products BROWNSBURG, Ind. (September 26, 2013) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that blu eCigs, the electronic cigarette brand widely known for superior style ...FULL STORY »

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