Juan Pablo Montoya Scores Second Consecutive Victory on Streets of St. Petersburg
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (March 13, 2016) – Juan Pablo Montoya has a pattern that works on the Streets of St. Petersburg. Starting fourth for the second consecutive year brought the driver of the No. 2 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet to a repeat appearance at the top of the victory podium for the opening round of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season.
Montoya took the lead for the final time on the 85th lap of the 110-lap/198-mile race around the 1.8-mile, 14 turn street circuit through downtown St. Petersburg.
Teammate Simon Pagenaud started and finished second to give Chevrolet a one-two finish in the first of 16 races on the 2016 schedule.
CULVER CITY, Calif. (March 9, 2015) – The much-anticipated unveiling of the Honda aero kit took place Monday evening at a reception attended by principals from Honda Performance Development, American Honda and INDYCAR. Defending Indianapolis 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay, who drove for a bulk of the on-track development, joined Honda executives in showcasing the base road/street course and short oval aero kit.
Steve Eriksen, vice president and COO of Honda Performance Development, said the introduction of aero kits to the Verizon IndyCar Series will usher in a new era in racing.
Concord, N.C. (Jan. 29, 2015) – A new season means new opportunities. As Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) anticipates the 2015 season, the team is looking forward to building on what was in many ways a very successful season in 2014.
INDIANAPOLIS (Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011) – A diverse calendar featuring 12 races divided among ovals, temporary street circuits and permanent road courses highlights the 2012 Firestone Indy Lights schedule announced today by INDYCAR officials.
“Our goal is to prepare Firestone Indy Lights drivers to become successful IZOD IndyCar Series drivers,” said Tony George Jr., manager of business development for Firestone Indy Lights. “We’ve seen how this has worked recently with drivers having success after graduating from the series. The 2012 schedule continues to help us reach that goal by helping our current drivers gain experience and succeed on all types of racing circuits.”
NEW HAMPSHIRE RESULTS UPHELD; NEWMAN/HAAS RACING, TARGET CHIP GANASSI RACING PROTESTS DENIED
INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 24, 2011) – INDYCAR announced today that the top three finishing positions of the Aug. 14 MoveThatBlock.com Indy 225 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway were upheld during a protest hearing Aug. 23 in Indianapolis.