Behind the Scenes From the Track NTT IndyCar Series

INDYCAR’s Rocket: A Mechanic Through and Through

Story Credit: Jared DePouwPhoto Credit: Jared DePouw Competition. You don’t have to look far in the NTT IndyCar Series to see competition of all types. Between drivers, teams, and engineers there’s no shortage of rivalries in the paddock. But behind the scenes there are battles being waged every race weekend between mechanics and the rulebook, Read More…

2020 Race Season From the Track NTT IndyCar Series

Key Stats at the Halfway Point of the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series Season

Photo Credit: INDYCAR Photo As we reach the halfway point of the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series, let’s look back at some stats through the first eight races of the season: Only five drivers have completed all eight races without any DNF’s Marco Andretti Santino Ferrucci (R) Josef Newgarden Simon Pagenaud Alexander Rossi That quite an Read More…

Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix Doubleheader From the Track Opinions

OPINION: Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix of great benefit and belongs on Belle Isle

Story Credit: Jared DePouwPhotos Credit: Jared DePouw Since 2007 the NTT IndyCar Series has been racing on the streets of historic Belle Isle Park right in the middle of the Detroit River, separating the United States from Canada. And while the race itself occurs in Detroit, Michigan there’s no arguing the value of the Chevrolet Read More…

104th Running of the Indianapolis 500 From the Track NTT IndyCar Series

Drivers looking to forge their own legacy at 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500

Story Credit: Jared DePouwPhoto Credit: INDYCAR Photo Every driver wants to leave their mark on the racing world. For most drivers, their names are relatively unknown. But for a select group of drivers, their names are already synonymous with racing. With names such as Andretti and Rahal, competing in the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series is Read More…

2020 Race Season From the Track Honda Grand Prix of Alabama NTT IndyCar Series

Tires to play a major role in the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

Story Credit: Jared DePouwPhoto Credit: Jared DePouw A major part of the competition in the NTT IndyCar Series are tires. For road/street courses, Firestone Racing produces two types of slick tires: Primary (black sidewall) and Alternate (red sidewall) with the main difference between them being the hardness of the rubber. Red tires are much softer Read More…

2020 Race Season From the Track Honda Grand Prix of Alabama NTT IndyCar Series

What to watch for in the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

Story Credit: Jared DePouwPhoto Credit: Jared DePouw Team Penske vs The Field It would appear that Barber Motorsports Park is the unofficial home of Team Penske, they have won each of the last 3 races here. The last time someone not from Team Penske won the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama was in 2015 Read More…

From the Track Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio

Firestone brings spilt compounds to Mid-Ohio

Story Credit: Jared DePouw Photo Credit: Jared DePouw One of the unique properties of the Verizon IndyCar Series are the availability of two different Firestone tire compounds during road course events. Primary tires are by design the standard rubber that teams will use for most of the weekend. In addition, Firestone has an alternate tire Read More…

From the Track Honda Indy Toronto

What to Watch for in the Honda Indy Toronto

Story Credit: Jared DePouw Photo Credit: INDYCAR Photo Honda v Chevy With the introduction of the Universal Aero Kit in 2018, the main focus of the manufacturer was shifted back towards engine development. Since then, incremental improvements in the 2.2L Twin Turbo V6’s have created a parity between Honda and Chevy. The biggest difference between Read More…