Within the past week, the newly renamed NTT IndyCar Series held a couple of tests in preparation for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg season opener, scheduled for March 8-10.
There was a time, with the Verizon IndyCar Series, when season starters posed the question of which Penske or Ganassi or Andretti operation would rise to the top. It’s fair to say that with a new, standardized aero kit for all teams for the 2018 season, and with new squads entering the series on both full-time and part-time bases, that this might be the first year with intrigue.
Getting into road racing isn’t the easiest endeavor around. There are a few in-roads, but beyond those things get much more complicated.
15-year-old Courtney Crone has landed a major sponsorship with Tom Malloy’s Trench Shoring.