Tag Archives: Simon Pagenaud

No Penske Pressure for Simon Pagenaud

Despite the assumed pressure of driving for Team Penske in the Indianapolis 500 for the first time on Sunday, Simon Pagenaud says he isn’t feeling any stress whatsoever due to having a car that he knows can win. That wasn’t always a given over at Schmidt Peterson Motorsports where Pagenaud …

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Simon Pagenaud Tops Fast Friday Practice for Indianapolis 500

For the second consecutive day, Simon Pagenaud topped the field at the Brickyard. Pagenaud put down the quickest time of Friday’s practice session at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, posting a speed of 230.698 mph. The lap gave Pagenaud back-to-back fastest laps in the final two practice sessions before this weekend’s qualifying …

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Drivers Weigh-In on Safety After Indy 500 Practice Crashes

INDIANAPOLIS — The Month of May is off to a dubious start. Now equipped with aerodynamic enhancements, the current IndyCar machine looks drastically different than any that came before it. The DW12 is also faster than it was last year and appears markedly more unstable following the first three days …

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Team Penske Adds Avaya as Primary Sponsor in NASCAR and Verizon IndyCar Series

Team Penske will welcome another company as a primary sponsor starting at Kansas Speedway with Brad Keselowski. Avaya, a provider of customer and team engagement services, will have its red and white colors featured on the No. 2 Ford in a one-race deal. Moreover, after creating a partnership with Hewlett-Packard (HP), …

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IndyCar Preview: Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

So if the debris fest at St. Petersburg didn’t exactly get your IndyCar juices flowing then it’s likely that the most recent race in Louisiana did even less to raise your excitement level.  Though the organizers and teams, and surely James Hinchcliffe, won’t be calling the race a debacle, from …

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IndyCar Preview: Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

It seems like it has been quite some time since the IndyCar Series was ripping around the track.  Oh, that’s right, it has. The end of the 2014 season came on Aug. 30, which means that nearly seven months have passed since it ran competitive laps.  Sure, they’ve been testing, …

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