Although the series doesn’t start its 17-race calendar until the second weekend of March, the NTT IndyCar Series has been busy with announcements and will soon conduct its initial open tests in preparation for the season-starter at St Petersburg, Fla.
As he crossed the start-finish line at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday, Scott Dixon equaled a record held by the great A.J. Foyt.
Newly-named 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series Rookie of the Year Robert Wickens is continuing to undergo surgeries related to his devastating accident at Pocono Raceway last month.
Don’t get me wrong; I love old racetracks. Slogging through the mud at places like Mid-Ohio and Maple Grove is something with which I can deal. But one thing I can’t take about old racetracks is their inability, in this day and age, to properly prepare for the series that are racing on the track.
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) has changed a lot over the past few years. While they’ve kept their No. 1 driver, Canadian James Hinchcliffe, as the linchpin of the squad, internally the changes have been extremely interesting.