Marco Andretti
Jul 10

IndyCar drivers preview night race at Iowa (VIDEO)

On Saturday night the 2014 Verizon series will appear under the lights for the Iowa Corn Indy 300.

Although the track currently ranks as the shortest on the IndyCar circuit, the drivers are quick to point out that they do not let the small size of the oval deceive them, with stating that “as far as the sensation of speed, it’s probably the highest one we go to.”

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Jul 9

IndyCar: Andretti aims to change luck at site of most recent win

Marco Andretti currently sits seventh in the IndyCar series standings entering Iowa. (Photo: Getty Images)

currently sits seventh in the series standings entering Iowa. (Photo: Getty Images)

MOORESVILLE, North Carolina – On the track, Marco Andretti is driving with fierce desire and determination that has led General Manager Kyle Moyer to say it’s the best he’s ever seen Mario Andretti’s grandson race. Unfortunately, mechanical failures, mistakes and plain bad luck has the son of team owner Michael Andretti mired in seventh place in the Verizon IndyCar Series standings.

Perhaps a return to his best racetrack will be enough to save Andretti’s season.

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Jun 30

IndyCar: Walker discusses handing down of Houston penalties

17-18 May, 2014, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA Derrick Walker ©2014, Michael L. Levitt LAT Photo USA

President of Competition had a lot of complaints to handle after this weekend’s doubleheader in Houston. (Photo: Michael L. Levitt/LAT Photographic)

HOUSTON – It was an eventful weekend for the Verizon IndyCar Series in the Grand Prix of Houston doubleheader, which had its share of action on the racetrack and subsequent controversial officiating decisions that led many drivers and teams to question the credibility of Race Control.

The man who has to answer that: INDYCAR President of Competition Derrick Walker.

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Jun 29

IndyCar: Andretti penalized for ignoring blue flags

27-29 June, 2014, Houston, Texas USA Marco Andretti © 2014, Perry Nelson LAT Photo USA

(No. 25) in front of leader (No. 14) during Saturday’s Grand Prix of Houston. (Photo: Perry Nelson/LAT Photographic)

HOUSTON (AP) — has fined Marco Andretti $2,500 for failing to heed to an order from race control during Saturday’s race at the Grand Prix of Houston.

Andretti ignored a blue flag to give way to leader Takuma Sato as Andretti tried to stay on the lead lap.

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Jun 11

IndyCar Hands Down Penalties From Texas Race

Sebastien Bourdais (11) was penalized after the race at Texas Motor Speedway. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

(11) was penalized after the race at Motor Speedway. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Sebastien Bourdais was fined $10,000 and placed on probation for the rest of the season Wednesday for unsafe driving during last weekend’s race in Texas.

Bourdais was penalized after saying he thought he had positioned himself to prevent Justin Wilson from passing him on Lap 121. When Wilson tried to make the move, the two cars crashed.

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