Category Archives: IndyCar

F1/IndyCar: Simona leaps in – and out

Swiss driver Simona De Silvestro has announced a move from the IndyCar Series to a role as “affilate” driver with the Sauber F1 team.  De Silvestro’s signing makes her one of the few women drivers with a credible opportunity at … Continue reading

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60 for 60: Day 57 – Inspiration

We met Michael Johnson at the USF2000 race at Mazda Raceway in September.  Johnson is paralyzed from the waist down, but that doesn’t stop him from racing.  After losing the use of his legs following a motocross action at age … Continue reading

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60 for 60: Day 56 – A long hard road to the title

In August, they said it was over.  Too far behind, they said.  Will never catch Castroneves, they said.  The pitlane contact penalty was thought to be the end of a title run that had ignited at Pocono and continued in … Continue reading

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60 for 60: Day 54 – The IndyCar king of Sonoma?

Other than a horrifying crash that led to a back injury in 2009, Will Power has mostly dominated the IndyCar races at Sonoma.  Power has three wins and Team Penske has won the last four races.  In 2013, Power was … Continue reading

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60 for 60: Day 51 – The waiting game

For a driver, a pit stop must seem like an eternity.  Heart rate elevated, body temperature up, adrenaline working overtime – in the middle of a race, a seven-second wait might as well be an hour.  Here, Helio Castroneves waits … Continue reading

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60 for 60: Day 49 – Mano y mano

They don’t look like rivals.  From the looks of this picture, they could almost be mistaken for buddies.  But during the course of the summer, Helio Castroneves and Scott Dixon were locked in a battle for the championship that ended … Continue reading

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60 for 60: Day 47 – Charlie’s moment

Until 2013, Charlie Kimball was a likeable driver without many results in IndyCar.  His performance in 2013 changed that perception, as the California native captured his first win and finished in the top 10 in the driver’s championship for the … Continue reading

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60 for 60: Day 46 – Oriol’s Oriole

Oriol Servia is a Spanish IndyCar driver who drove for Panther Racing on a part-time basis this year. The Baltimore Oriole is a bird and a baseball team.  Rarely do the Baltimore Orioles and Oriol Servia fly in the same … Continue reading

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60 for 60: Day 44 – A man and a bird.

This photo needs no explanation, really. 60 for 60: to celebrate the end of our racing year, we’re posting the 60 favorite images we captured this season, one each day from November 1 to December 31.

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60 for 60: Day 42 – In the heat of the moment

The life of a pit crew member is never easy – there’s no air-conditioned trailer waiting for you at the end of a long, hard day in the pits.  It’s a dangerous profession for seven seconds at a time, in … Continue reading

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