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Pace Laps: Mediocre Monster, Trouble Teammates and Bad Calls

Sprint Cup: No Passing Zone – When even winner Jimmie Johnson says, “rough race today” then you know conditions were difficult at Dover. The Monster Mile was simply mediocre. NASCAR’s new rules package meshed with aerodynamic awfulness and the result was that passing was near impossible. At times, during 15-lap …

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Rapid Reaction: Chevrolet Dual in Detroit Race No. 2

Sebastien Bourdais survived a series of crashes involving the frontrunners, caught a little bit of luck of caution cycles and held off Takuma Sato in the closing laps to win the second Dual in Detroit on Sunday afternoon at the Raceway in Belle Isle. Here’s a brief rundown. How it …

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Juan Pablo Montoya Given Detroit Pole After Qualifying Washout

Juan Pablo Montoya and Team Penske teammate Will Power will start on the front row for race No. 2 of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit based on entrant points after rain prematurely ended qualifying on Sunday morning. IndyCar called off the qualifying session due to “deteriorating racetrack conditions” when a …

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Rapid Reaction: Chevrolet Dual in Detroit Race No. 1

IndyCar tried to wait out the thunderstorm, but after 47 laps of sporadic rain, series officials were forced to prematurely call race No. 1 of the Dual in Detroit and hand Andretti Autosport young gun Carlos Munoz his first career IndyCar Series victory. How it happened: The race was plagued …

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Will Power Wins IndyCar Pole for Belle Isle Race No. 1

With rain in the forecast for Saturday afternoon, Will Power knew it would be imperative to qualify near the front and manage the pace of what should be a wet Race No. 1 in the Dual in Detroit. That’s exactly what the defending Verizon IndyCar Series champion did, posting a …

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Changes to Aero Kits in Detroit for Honda, Chevrolet

IndyCar has approved or otherwise mandated several changes to the road and street course Aero Kits for both Chevrolet and Honda in advance of the Dual in Detroit doubleheader this weekend at Belle Isle Raceway. The league has ordered Honda to remove the outer vertical wall of its front wing …

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James Hinchcliffe Released from Hospital

More than a week after his violent crash at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, James Hinchcliffe has been released from the hospital. The popular Canadian driver underwent surgery on May 18 for an upper left thigh and pelvic injury and was released just eight days afterwards on Tuesday May 26. He …

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Conor Daly in for James Hinchcliffe in Detroit

Aspiring IndyCar hopeful Conor Daly will replace the injured James Hinchcliffe this weekend for the Dual in Detroit at the Belle Isle Street Course event. Daly will pilot the No. 5 for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports for both races on Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Hinchliffe was in the first season of …

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