Articles tagged ‘Sam Schmidt Motorsports’

Dec 15

INDYCAR News and Notes – Dec. 15, 2012

INDYCAR Logo Today's IZOD IndyCar Series, Firestone Indy Lights and Mazda Road to Indy headlines: 1. Rookies impress at Sebring test 2. Hildebrand checks out half pipe and more 3. Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing building for team's future 4. Yacaman earns top Colombian driving honor 5. Of note 1. Rookies impress at Sebring test: By extension, some straight talk from Sam Schmidt led to Tristan Vautier having the opportunity to test an IZOD IndyCar Series car Dec. 13. He appreciates both. "I met Sam in 2010 and the first thing I did was beg him to give me a (Firestone Indy Lights) test that I couldn't afford," Vautier recalled. "He was honest and advised me to go back to Star Mazda where I had the money to hopefully win the championship and come ... FULL STORY »

Vautier Looking Forward and Staying Busy

Tristan Vautier Seat Fitting 2012 Firestone Indy Lights Champ to Test IndyCar with SSM INDIANAPOLIS (December 10, 2012) - 2012 Firestone Indy Lights Champion Tristan Vautier garnered six awards last week with his team Sam Schmidt Motorsports (SSM) at the IndyCar Championship Celebration, but the ... FULL STORY »

Star Mazda Champ Jack Hawksworth to Join Sam Schmidt Motorsports Firestone Indy Lights Team in 2013

SSM tested Hawksworth in a Firestone Indy Lights car at Sebring International Raceway in November. INDIANAPOLIS (December 7, 2012) - Sam Schmidt Motorsports’ (SSM) Indy Lights team will embark on the quest for its seventh Firestone Indy Lights Championship in 2013 with the signing of 21-year-old British racer Jack Hawksworth. Hawksworth dominated the 2012 Star Mazda ... FULL STORY »

Pagenaud Stands On Podium Again In 2012 At Baltimore

Simon Pagenaud on Track - Photo Credit: INDYCAR/LAT USA BALTIMORE (Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012) – Schmidt Hamilton HP Motorsports driver Simon Pagenaud climbed atop another IZOD IndyCar Series podium Sunday when he finished third in the second running of the Grand Prix of Baltimore. Pagenaud, from France, has now finished ... FULL STORY »

Pagenaud Clinches Rookie of the Year with 7th in Sonoma

Simon Pagenaud SONOMA, Calif. (Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012) – The official IZOD IndyCar Series box score shows Simon Pagenaud starting ninth and finishing seventh in Sunday’s GoPro Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma. What the box score doesn’t show is everything the Schmidt ... FULL STORY »

Simon Pagenaud – What a Difference a Year Makes!

Simon Pagenaud on Track - Photo Credit: INDYCAR/LAT USA For race car driver Simon Pagenaud, much has changed in his world since this time last year. In the week leading up to the annual IZOD IndyCar round at Mid Ohio Sports Car Course in 2011, the ride-less Pagenaud was deciding ... FULL STORY »

Pagenaud Is Spun In Edmonton; Finishes 20th

Simon Pagenaud on Track - Photo Credit: INDYCAR/LAT USA DATE: July 22, 2012 EVENT: Edmonton Indy SERIES: IZOD IndyCar Series LOCATION: Edmonton (Alberta) City Centre Airport (13-turn, 2.224-mile temporary circuit) START/FINISH: 6th/20th (Contact, Completed 74 of 75 laps) WINNER: Ryan Hunter-Reay of Andretti Autosport EDMONTON, Alberta, Sunday, July 22, 2012 – Finishing races has become ... FULL STORY »

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Dominos Falling in Place for a Win for Simon Pagenaud
Posted 07.19.12
Simon Pagenaud isn’t tired of hearing it. He sees it as a compliment. He says it’s proof that the Schmidt Hamilton Motorsports team is doing all the right things. ‘You guys are going to win soon!’ That is the phrase that Pagenaud and SHM team members are hearing frequently as the IZOD ...FULL STORY »
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Sam Schmidt Motorsports 2012 Firestone Indy Lights Edmonton Previews
Posted 07.19.12
SAM SCHMIDT MOTORSPORTS Firestone Indy Lights Event Preview EVENT: Edmonton 100 SERIES: Round 9 of 12 in the 2012 Firestone Indy Lights Series CIRCUIT: Edmonton City Centre Airport (2.224-mile, 13-turn temporary circuit) DATE: Saturday, July 21, 2012 DISTANCE: 88.96 miles/40 laps 2011 WINNERS: Race 1 - Esteban Guerrieri Race 2 - Josef Newgarden Team Owner: Sam Schmidt Team Manager: Dave ...FULL STORY »
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Carbone Leads Sam Schmidt Motorsports Team In Toronto
Posted 07.07.12
Brazilian Grabs His Second Consecutive Podium DATE: July 7, 2012 EVENT: Toronto 100 SERIES: Firestone Indy Lights Series LOCATION: Toronto, Ontario (1.755-mile, 11-turn temporary street circuit) WINNER: Gustavo Yacaman of Team Moore Racing SSM DRIVERS: Victor Carbone (Started 3rd, Finished 3rd/ Running, completed 50 of 50 laps) Oliver Webb (Started 5th, Finished 5th/Running, completed 50 of 50 ...FULL STORY »
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Simon Pagenaud 2012 IICS Honda Indy Toronto Pre-Race Report
Posted 07.03.12
Honda Indy Toronto Event Preview Driver: Simon Pagenaud Hometown: Montmorillon, France Car: No. 77 Schmidt Hamilton HP Motorsports Dallara/Honda/Firestone Event: Honda Indy Toronto Date: Sunday, July 8, 2012 Series: Round 10 of 15 in the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series Standings:6th Toronto by the Numbers Whether it’s lap times or rpm, gear ratios or mph, auto racing is a sport ...FULL STORY »
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Guerrieri Grabs 51st Indy Lights Win for Sam Schmidt
Posted 06.24.12
Carbone Also Finishes on Podium In Iowa Newton, Iowa, Saturday, June 23, 2012 – By winning Saturday night’s Sukup 100 at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa, Esteban Guerrieri claimed his third Firestone Indy Lights victory of the 2012 season. Driving his his No. 11 Pistas Argentinas/SSM with Curb-Agajanian car, Guerrieri won by ...FULL STORY »
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Pagenaud Prepared To Move Up In Iowa Corn Indy 250
Posted 06.23.12
SSM Qualifying Report DATE: June 22, 2012 EVENT: Iowa Corn Indy 250 LOCATION: Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa (7/8-mile oval) SERIES: IZOD IndyCar Series PAGENAUD: 25th (finished ninth in Heat Race 2) POLE WINNER: Dario Franchitti of Chip Ganassi Racing (won Heat Race 3) NEWTON, Iowa, June 22, 20120 -- In a departure from single-car qualifications for ...FULL STORY »
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Simon Pagenaud – “Ma, meatloaf!”
Posted 06.20.12
If mom is correct, Simon Pagenaud is going to love racing at Iowa Speedway. Mom always said, “If you like ground beef, if you like bread, if you like ketchup, if you like onions, of course you’ll love meatloaf.” Using mom’s reasoning, Pagenaud will love Iowa Speedway. The Iowa Corn Indy 250 ...FULL STORY »
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Sam Schmidt Motorsports, 2012 Firestone Indy Lights Sukup 100 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes
Posted 06.20.12
SAM SCHMIDT MOTORSPORTS Firestone Indy Lights Event Preview EVENT: Sukup 100 SERIES: Round 7 of 12 in the 2012 Firestone Indy Lights Series CIRCUIT: Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa (7/8-mile oval) DATE: Saturday, June 23, 2012 DISTANCE: 100 miles/115 laps 2011 WINNER: Josef Newgarden for Sam Schmidt Motorsports Team Owner: Sam Schmidt Team Manager: Dave Higuera Team Drivers:   #77 Tristan Vautier - Corenc, ...FULL STORY »
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Pagenaud Finishes 13th on The Milwaukee Mile
Posted 06.16.12
WEST ALLIS, Wis., Saturday, June 16, 2012 – For the eighth consecutive race, rookie Simon Pagenaud has been running at the finish of an IZOD IndyCar Series event. It’s consistent performances like he produced in Saturday’s Milwaukee IndyFest that are keeping him near the top-five in championship points. After starting seventh, ...FULL STORY »

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