iRacingNews Settings


Main Content

Keep navigation bar on top
Show featured article box
Show Comments


Series Standings
Most Viewed
Most Commented
iRacing TV
Facebook Fans
The Team
Save Settings
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 2425 26 27
28 29 30 31  

iRacing TV

Collapse Expand

Facebook Fans

Collapse Expand

The Team

Collapse Expand
  • David Phillips
    Editor And Chief
    David Phillips is a long-time contributor to print and electronic publications in the U.S. and abroad, including Racer, Autosport, AutoWeek, Motor Sport and, oversees the daily updating of news stories and assigns, edits and contributes feature material for
  • Matt A Kingsbury

    Kingsbury lives in Fairfield county, Connecticut where he currently attends Sacred Heart University. He is a fan of any form of racing, from NASCAR to IndyCar, Formula 1, and especially endurance racing. The summer of 2013 saw Kingsbury attend IndyCar's return to Pocono Raceway as well as the ARCA race at Pocono which Corey Lajoie won and got some pictures (including the accompanying mug shot) in Victory Lane thanks to Corey's aunt!

  • Wil Vincent
    Contributin writer

    Wil is a 25 year old student, town planner, and sim racing commentator, most well known for his work as the lead commentator for GlacierTV. Wil got into commentating through his college student radio, where he also worked as a journalist and interviewer, covering gigs and festivals within the UK, and joined GlacierTV in February 2012, becoming lead commentator a month later. His work culminated in him commentating on the 2013 World Championship Grand Prix Series, iRacing Indy 500, and iRacing All Star Race. When he gets in the virtual cockpit, you'll normally see will taking on the thrill of IndyCar Oval racing, or trying his hand in GT action

    Outside of iRacing, Wil's an avid IndyCar fan, having watched the sport since the late 1990s, and always looks forward to the Month of May. He also enjoys watching NASCAR, Formula 1, and V8 Supercars.

  • Brooks Westfall
    Silver Crown Writer

    I've been sim racing since 2011 when I joined iRacing. I've jumped to many different sims, including rFactor, Richard Burns Rally, and the famous NASCAR Racing 2003. I picked up a copy of NR2003 with my birthday money when I was only 9, but was limited to a keyboard and a controller. After reciving a G25 for Christmas in '11, I've loved sim racing and the community iRacing has. I hope to end up writing for a car magazine or website in the near future, and intend on attending university to accomplish that.
    Aside from my career in sim racing and the real world, I hope to have my own small, yet functional race team soon with the purchace of a go kart. Since I'm currently residing in Maryland, I don't have a wide range of racing to choose from. My only options on a small budget are drag racing or kart racing. After the completion of my senior year in high school next year, I hope that inRacing News and other affiliates will help my dreams of writing for Road & Track become a reality!

  • Jeff Jacobs

    Jeff Jacobs started autocrossing with the SCCA in 1990 while a student at the University of Florida. He has competed in the SCCA's National Tour and ProSolo series since 1995, winning a ProSolo National Championship in H-Stock in 2011 driving a 2010 MINI Cooper. Jeff completed his SCCA Club Racing drivers' school in 2012 at Roebling Road in a Spec Miata. He currently writes a column for the SCCA's Northeast Division in SportsCar Magazine and is the Region Executive of the Philadelphia Region SCCA.

    Jeff joined iRacing in October 2012. After starting with the MX-5 and SRF cars, he has been concentrating on the Ford Mustang FR500S, competing in the Mustang Cup series and the Continental Endurance Sports Car Series.

  • Jordan Hightower

    Jordan began sim-racing in 2005 with the NASCAR Racing 2003 Season sim and then joined the iRacing community in June of 2008. He hails from Fort Smith, Arkansas where he is currently enrolled at the University of Arkansas Fort Smith, after which he plans to attend the University of Arkansas to earn his MBA. Although he enjoys watching and playing basketball, most of Jordan's focus is on motorsports, particularly NASCAR: "Anything that burns gas and goes fast, I like."

  • Justin Sutton
    series contributor

    Justin is 29 and lives in Texas with his girlfriend and three dogs. Although always a fan of road racing growing up, Sutton never got the chance to participate in Sim-Racing until 2012 and didn't join iRacing until 2013. The son of a writer, and former resident of Connecticut and Philadelphia, his interests vary. Currently Sutton is a co-owner of YouTube channel focused on racing games and simulators and more specifically Formula One along with his partner Mikko from Finland (BoxBoxBoxGaming). Currently Sutton writes the Skip Barber F2000 and Lotus 49 articles (and the occasional F1 article) for iRacing News, and doesn't get nearly enough time to race the cars he writes about.

    Gaming is a big part of Sutton's life as well as he is both viewer and broadcaster on Twitch along with his girlfriend of seven years. In addition to being an aspiring writer he is a skilled speaker with a focus on commentary of races and hopes one day to do commentary for road racing of some kind.

  • Marc Dorval
    series contributor

    Marc Dorval has been a dedicated but talentless iRacer since 2009. Currently hanging out near the back of the Lotus 79 pack, he nonetheless contributes to the community through posts, statistics, and a weekly recap on the main events of the Lotus 79 series.
    Outside of iRacing, Marc is married with two grown-up children, loves Jaguar cars, and runs an IT consulting practice.

  • Matt Holden

    Matt Holden began his involvement in motorsports at an early age, moving to Charlotte, NC when he was 6 months old. Growing up next door to a NASCAR TV personality, racing has always been a major part of his life. Currently studying Mechanical Engineering at UNC Charlotte, Matt works for US Legend Cars International as a technical inspector and race official at local tracks such as Charlotte Motor Speedway and Concord Speedway. Within iRacing, Matt is the Crew Chief for Gale Force Racing's #05 car in the NASCAR Peak Antifreeze Series, as well as Chassis Engineer for the team's R&D program.

  • Paul Slavonik
    iRacingNews Series Writer

    For all intents and purposes, Paul Slavonik was a late-bloomer to racing. Growing up watching NASCAR drivers such as Davey Allison and Earnhardt Sr. was the furthest extent of Paul’s racing aspirations at the time. Fast forwarding 20 years, Paul began watching the UK show Top Gear and thus ensued a fascination with all things fast. Soon after, Paul stumbled upon and has been hooked on racing ever since.
    A United States Army Veteran, Certified Audio Engineer and aspiring author, Paul spends his time hanging out with his wife and working on his first book. Currently residing in Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW), TX, his favorite racing series is the Australian V8 Supercars (go FPR!) and he has recently joined a local ChumpCar racing team. Paul began writing news stories for iRacingNews in January of 2014 and currently covers the GT3 Challenge Series and the V8 Supercars Series.

  • Raymond Kingsbury

    Ray Kingsbury is a motorsport enthusiast and full-time university student, born and raised in Connecticut. He started his own racing career in BMX, riding bicycles competitively on the state level. In eight years he claimed the state championship and was ranked nationally before moving away from the sport. This void of activities led him to rediscover sim-racing in the form of NASCAR Heat. After a championship in the game's most competitive league Kingsbury started focusing full-time on his involvement in Live for Speed. There he founded Last Lap Motorsports which today has more than 20 members worldwide.

    When a few Last Lap Motorsports members decided to give a chance to feed their desire for more oval racing, Ray teamed with his brother Matt, Nathan Lamothe and newcomer Jimmie Jones to enter the ETV! Live Team Series and claimed the title after a dominating performance at Watkins Glen. To this day the team continues in both Live for Speed and and Ray still takes much delight in his own sim-racing career. A reporter for his high school newspaper before moving to university, Kingsbury keeps-up his writing activities by contributing to iRacing News.

  • Thiago Izequiel

    Born in 1985 in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Thiago Izequiel is a graphic and web designer, go kart racer, aiming to get a career in motorsports. He started racing in 2007 and joined iRacing in 2010. Thiago lives in Maricá, a little town located in Rio de Janeiro state, around 60km far away from Rio de Janeiro city. In 2014 he started to write for iRacing News and also started to design layouts for racing cars.

    Working as a freelancer today, he started working as a designer in 2006. After a few years working in web design agencies, Thiago decided to follow his dreams and quit his job to work with a racing driver named Suzane Carvalho in 2011, on her driver's school. Things didn't worked out as expected and Thiago, after getting jobs as a front-end developer and social media content developer, went back to the dream path as a freelancer so he could have more time to focus on his driving career.

  • Tom O'Leary

    Tom is an 18-year old student from London, UK. Tom started sim-racing quite recently, although his passion for motorsport started at an early age, watching BTCC since the late 90s. Tom has since then expanded his interests in motorsport, watching Le Mans 24hr (and endurance racing as a whole) as well as the DTM, F1, and since starting to write about the NASCAR iRacing Series - NASCAR!

    Tom appeared on the sim-racing scene by trying out rFactor, rFactor 2 and then iRacing - where he spends most of his time racing in the Star Mazda Series where he has claimed third and then second overall in the two full seasons he has competed. On the oval side, Tom has completed a few races in the NASCAR Class C (Fixed) although he most enjoys the road side. Tom is an active member of Friction Racing, a team which focuses on the Star Mazda and the Williams-Toyota FW31, with the aim of reaching the Pro Series - and the iRacing World Championship Grand Prix Series.

    In his personal life, Tom spend time with his girlfriend (they have been together for two years) and likes a variety of games and has started to livestream his races/gameplay on Twitch, to give an insight to his approach to racing and gaming.

  • Jason Lofing Series Writer
    Jason is 21 years old and was born and raised in Elk Grove. California. A big time NASCAR fan, he hasn’t missed a race on Sunday in years. Lofing is also a huge San Fransisco Giants fan and tries to take in at least a couple games a year. Other than sim racing, his biggest (and far more expensive!) hobby is photography. Although he is rather new to sim racing, Lofing has already accomplished some pretty impressive results, qualifying for the 2011 iRacing Oval Pro Series in Season 1, 2011, winning the inaugural Landon Cassill Qualifying Challenge and finishing runner-up in the second one.
  • Katier Scott
    Contributing Writer
    I am a veteran sim racer who first started racing way back in 1993 on the SPRTSIMS section of Compuserve with a league who can trace themselves all the way to the present. Within that league I act as Chief Steward and try to bring the unique viewpoint that this experience gives me into my articles.
    I have a BA (Hons) in Journalism and Editorial design and have been writing for seven years and currently cover the Lotus 79 CTC and Radical series alongside my freelance work. Living in the UK, as well as motorsports I love Photography, Arts and Crafts and reading.
  • David Ifeguni
    Contributing Writer
    I was born in New Haven, Connecticut in 1988 and moved to Midland, Michigan when I was two years old. I stayed there until third grade when I moved to Farmington Hills, Michigan and now I currently live in Naperville, IL where I'm attending Metea Valley High School as a 9th grader. In the past, I have participated in soccer and this year I plan on joining swimming or water polo. My family includes my 15 year old sister, a 7 year old sister and my mom and dad. I have been writing since 6th grade and have participated in many writing contests in my school and have received several awards for writing.
    My fascination for motorsports began when I was nine. The first NASCAR race I watched on TV was the 2009 Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway, won by Kasey Kahne. My favorite NASCAR drivers are Kyle Busch, Dale Earnhardt Jr, and Jimmie Johnson. I have watched all the races in the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series since 2010. I currently have three wins on iRacing, two of them in the Nationwide car at Daytona and one in the Street stocks at Charlotte. My favorite car and type of track on iRacing is the Nationwide Series (B Class) car and superspeedways.

IndyCar rescinds Bourdais penalties

June 25th, 2014

Image 1403725700.jpg

IndyCar has announced it has withdrawn the penalties handed to Sebastien Bourdais following the race at Texas Motor Speedway. The Frenchman was placed on probation for the remainder of the season and given a $10,000 fine after being found guilty of having caused an accident with Justin Wilson on lap 121 of the race earlier this month. The KVSH driver was found to have breached rule 9.3.1 (improper conduct on track). However, IndyCar said on Wednesday that, following “internal review”, it had decided to rescind both the fine and the probation. No further explanation was given.

Filippi secures two-race deal with RLL

June 12th, 2014

Image 1402578275.jpg

Luca Filippi will return to IndyCar to race a second Rahal Letterman Lanigan entry in the Houston and Toronto street course double-headers. The 28-year-old Italian – a sometime Honda Formula 1 test driver and runner-up in the 2011 GP2 Series – came close to a deal with Bobby Rahal’s team when he first tried to break into IndyCar two years ago. That drive failed to come to fruition, although Filippi did make four IndyCar starts with Bryan Herta Autosport last year, taking best result of 10th in Houston. “We tried to get Luca into the team a few years back and even went so far as to build a seat but we were unable to find the funding,” said Rahal. “In the meantime he went to Bryan Herta’s team and [...]

Power aims to halt pitlane penalties

June 10th, 2014

Image 1402406774.jpg

Will Power says that he needs to address his propensity for pitlane speeding after incurring his fourth penalty in five IndyCar races at Texas last weekend. The Penske driver was penalised following his final stop, but managed to stay on the lead lap and capitalised on a late strategy gamble to recover to second place. Problems for his closest championship rivals Helio Castroneves and Ryan Hunter-Reay meant that he still ended the weekend with a solid points lead, but the Australian conceded that he could not afford to keep squandering track position. “I’m just going too hard,” he admitted. “I just go for race wins and I’m not looking at points. “I enjoy racing, and you do it for fun and try to get the most out of it, but [...]

Honda confident engine issues a one-off

June 9th, 2014

Image 1402321304.jpg

Honda believes the problem that eliminated three of its drivers from Saturday night’s IndyCar race at Texas Motor Speedway will prove to be a one-off. Marco Andretti and Takuma Sato both suffered fiery engine blow-ups during the race, while Ryan Hunter-Reay also suffered an engine failure but was able to return to the pits before retiring. HPD senior manager and chief engineer Marc Sours told AUTOSPORT that he believes that the problem has been identified, and that he is confident that there will not be a repeat of the failures. “The margin of safety is something you’re always trying to play with,” he said. “Too much and you might leave something on the table; not enough and you might go too far. “On the good side of things it looks [...]

Carpenter takes Texas victory

June 8th, 2014

Image 1402200510.jpg

Ed Carpenter survived a manic late restart at Texas to take his third IndyCar win, while Will Power stole second from Penske team-mate Juan Pablo Montoya at the final corner. Power had been in command for virtually the entire race on Saturday evening, but Carpenter’s car had been steadily improving throughout the night and the owner-driver had caught the Australian with 60 laps to go. A small bobble from Power was enough to allow Carpenter past, and quicker progress through lapped traffic allowed him to pull out a lead when the pair entered the pits for their final stop. Quick service allowed Power to cut that gap in half as they rejoined the race, however in the process he was caught speeding in pitlane and forced to serve a drive-through. [...]

Dixon leads Texas night session

June 7th, 2014


Scott Dixon led a Ganassi 1-2-3 in the Friday evening practice session for this weekend’s IndyCar race at Texas Motor Speedway. Dixon and Tony Kanaan worked together early on, and their respective best laps of 213.215mph/213.187mph gave them a lockout of the top two places on the timesheets that stood until the end of the session. Ryan Briscoe went to third with his final lap, knocking compatriot Will Power back to fourth, with Ed Carpenter rounding out the top five. With just one yellow flag for a track inspection, the session marked the end of a day completed incident-free, with the only real blip coming when Helio Castroneves was parked for the final four minutes after missing the mandatory weigh-in. The Brazilian still managed to finish seventh-fastest behind Penske team-mate [...]

IndyCar drops double-file restarts

June 7th, 2014

Image 1402102982.jpg

IndyCar has dropped double-file restarts for the rest of the 2014 season. Previously, the series had stipulated double-file restarts for all oval races other than the Indianapolis 500, with single-file restarts to be used on road and street courses. However on the eve of the race at Texas – the first race of the season where double-file restarts would have been employed – the series issued a bulletin confirming the change. IndyCar president of competitions and operations Derrick Walker said that the modification was intended to limit the potential for some drivers to be unfairly disadvantaged. “This year we’ve made improvements in our ability to monitor and police restarts that has resulted in great single-file restarts at all of our events, including the Indianapolis 500,” Walker said. “We also felt [...]

Power tops tough Texas qualifying

June 6th, 2014

Image 1402088258.jpg

Will Power will start Saturday night’s IndyCar race at Texas Motor Speedway from pole position after triumphing in a difficult qualifying session on Friday. Limited practice time and substantially warmer conditions than earlier in the day left many drivers battling understeer toward the end of their runs. Power was one of the few who managed to be both fast and consistent across both of his laps, and a 218.896mph average was the Penske driver’s reward. “I could see that people were dropping off a lot on the second lap,” he said. “It was a bit loose for me on the first lap and I wasn’t sure what I was going to do on the second, but I managed to keep it almost flat. I was actually a bit surprised by [...]

Penske fined for underweight Montoya

June 4th, 2014

Image 1401914351.jpg

Penske has been fined $5000 after Juan Pablo Montoya’s car was found to be underweight after qualifying for the first of last weekend’s two IndyCar races in Detroit. The punishment, which an IndyCar statement said was based on a violation of Rule (car weight), was the second associated with the Colombian’s car last weekend. On Tuesday, it was announced that Chevrolet had been docked 10 manufacturer points for an unapproved engine change on Montoya’s Dallara. Meanwhile, the series also confirmed that it has put Don Oldenburg, crew chief for Simon Pagenaud, on probation until the start of August for a violation of IndyCar’s social media policy.

IndyCar rescinds Chevrolet fine

June 4th, 2014

Image 1401870686.jpg

IndyCar has rescinded the $20,000 fine levied against Chevrolet last month for breaches of rules regarding traction control and launch control, although the deduction of 10 manufacturer points still stands. The manufacturer was issued the fine and points deduction when the breaches were detected after the inaugural race on the Indianapolis road course. Chevrolet immediately declared its intention to appeal, and a statement issued by IndyCar on Tuesday confirmed that the manufacturer’s protest had largely been successful. “IndyCar announced today that it has rescinded penalties issued against Chevrolet for violation of IndyCar Series engine regulations 11.2 (Torque Control) and 12.1 (Traction Control),” said the statement. “The engine manufacturer will be assessed a deduction of 10 manufacturer points for an unintentional technical violation.” Chevrolet was also docked 10 manufacturer points for [...]

Castroneves leads Penske one-two

June 1st, 2014

Image 1401662004.jpg

Helio Castroneves led Will Power across the line for a Penske 1-2 in the second race of the weekend’s IndyCar double-header on the Belle Isle street circuit in Detroit. As was the case on Saturday, the race featured an array of overlapping strategies, but Castroneves followed a relatively straightforward one of starting on red tyres and cycling through harder blacks for the rest of the race to put himself into position for the win. A long stint under greens during the second half of the race allowed the Brazilian to open a lead of 13 seconds, although that was erased by a string of caution periods, the first caused by Sebastien Bourdais hitting the wall, and the second by polesitter Takuma Sato being spun into the barrier by Marco Andretti. [...]

Power beats Rahal to Detroit victory

May 31st, 2014

Image 1401576104.jpg

Will Power triumphed in a thrilling first race in this weekend’s IndyCar double-header in Detroit. A combination of a scrambled grid and a succession of yellows made for almost as many strategies as there were drivers during the first half, but towards the end it boiled down to a straight fight between Power and Graham Rahal. Power had the track position, but Rahal had a car that had been working well all afternoon and it took a fairly robust block from the Australian to retain the lead at the final restart. With half a dozen laps remaining Power’s lead had been stripped from one second to around 0.6s, and Rahal was clamped squarely to his rear over the final two laps. But he was never able to find a way [...]

Castroneves on pole for race one

May 31st, 2014

Image 1401546188.jpg

Helio Castroneves will start the first race of this weekend’s IndyCar double-header in Detroit from pole position after dominating qualifying on the Belle Isle street circuit on Saturday morning. The Penske driver, who was narrowly denied a fourth Indianapolis 500 win less than a week ago, was quickest in the second qualifying phase despite a brush with the wall, and carried that speed through to the Fast Six. “I missed an opportunity in Barber and I didn’t want to miss another one today, so for me this was kind of like redemption,” Castroneves said. “This feels great. This is Roger [Penske's] home ground, and I’m biased about this place because I got my first win here. This was outstanding, and it was a great job by everyone on the team.” [...]

Pagenaud ends Friday on top

May 30th, 2014

Image 1401482149.jpg

Simon Pagenaud topped the times in the second of Friday’s practice sessions for this weekend’s IndyCar races on Belle Isle in Detroit. The Schmidt driver’s 1m17.6502s moved him to the top just a third of the way into the 45-minute session, but his time remained unbeaten. Early session leaders Mike Conway and Helio Castroneves both came close, falling 0.064s and 0.066s short respectively. Will Power and Ryan Hunter-Reay rounded out the top five, which was something of a surprise considering that neither had what they would consider to be an ideal session. Power’s moment came when he lost the tail of his Penske Dallara-Chevrolet and slapped the wall with his left-rear, forcing a visit to the pits for repairs 20 minutes before the chequered flag. Meanwhile Hunter-Reay, who led the [...]

KVSH to partner Byrd for ’15 Indy 500

May 29th, 2014

Image 1401354623.jpg

Jonathan Byrd’s Racing will partner with KVSH Racing for its planned entry in next year’s Indianapolis 500. The organisation’s plans to field a car for Bryan Clauson at Indy next year were unveiled earlier this month. The 24-year-old, whop is currently attempting to defend his USAC Sprint Car crown with Tony Stewart Racing, said that he is looking forward to the collaboration. “We have a lot of great things happening at Jonathan Byrd’s Racing,” he said. “Aligning ourselves with KVSH Racing, a team which has competed many times at Indy and won the race, is a big step forward.” KVSH won the Indy 500 with Tony Kanaan last year. Its highest-placed driver this year was Sebastien Bourdais in seventh.

Honda, Chevy get post-Indy penalties

May 29th, 2014

Image 1401354001.jpg

Honda has been penalised 50 manufacturer points for violations on IndyCar’s minimum engine mileage rule at last weekend’s Indianapolis 500. The manufacturer was docked 10 points apiece for six infractions of rule 16.5.1 for changing engines before they reached their minimum threshold of 2,500 miles. The affected cars were those of Takuma Sato, Marco Andretti, Graham Rahal, Justin Wilson, James Hinchcliffe, and Carlos Munoz. In addition, the cars of Jacques Villeneuve (Schmidt Peterson Motorsport), Martin Plowman (AJ Foyt Racing), Alex Tagliani (SFHR) were all found to be in breach of rule 16.5.1 (entrant-initiated engine change under mileage). Each entrant and driver has been assessed a 10-point penalty. Chevrolet has also been docked 10 points for breaching the same rule on the car of pole-sitter Ed Carpenter. The manufacturers have the [...]

Hunter-Reay feared for Indy 500 win

May 26th, 2014

Image 1401114155.jpg

Indianapolis 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay admits that he thought Helio Castroneves was going to pass him on the line as the pair fought out a thrilling finish to yesterday’s race. Sprinting to the finish after a restart with six laps to go, the drivers swapped the lead almost every lap, a battle that included Hunter-Reay making the move of the race when he swooped through a tiny gap to the inside of Castroneves at Turn 3 with two laps to go. However, Castroneves kept coming back at him, and when they went into the final lap Hunter-Reay said that he was thinking of the finish to the 2006 race, when Marco Andretti was beaten at the last moment by Sam Hornish Jr. “On the last lap I was worried that [...]

Hunter-Reay earns first Indy 500 win

May 25th, 2014

Image 1401047191.jpg

Ryan Hunter-Reay triumphed in a thrilling late-race duel with Helio Castroneves to win the Indianapolis 500. The Andretti driver becomes the first American winner of the race since Sam Hornish Jr in 2006. A late-red flag set up a six-lap sprint to the finish, and an initial threat from Marco Andretti swiftly gave way to a two-way battle between Castroneves and Hunter-Reay. The racing over the final laps was the hardest of the afternoon, with the lead changing with every lap, and Hunter-Reay almost touching the grass at one point in an effort to pass Penske’s Brazilian. He took the lead for the final time just as they passed the white flag, but Castroneves remained close enough to force a drag race down to the line. The final margin was [...]

Honda wants Ford to reconsider Indy

May 20th, 2014

Image 1400610435.jpg

Honda’s IndyCar project leader is optimistic that Ford will reconsider comments made last week in which the American manufacturer ruled out any IndyCar programme in the foreseeable future. Edsel Ford II, great-grandson of Henry Ford and a member of the Ford Motor Company board of directors, was quoted at a private event saying that IndyCar’s support base is too small to make it worthwhile. HPD IndyCar project leader Mark Crawford said that he respects Ford’s opinion, but that he believes that he has underestimated the value of being involved in the series. “It’s his prerogative to have his opinion on IndyCar racing,” Crawford said. “It’s certainly good to get it out there. We would welcome any competitor back into the series, and Ford has been a good competitor in the [...]

Kligerman considering IndyCar switch

May 20th, 2014

Image 1400576456.jpg

NASCAR driver Parker Kligerman is considering a switch to IndyCar as he continues to evaluate his options following the sale of his Cup team Swan Racing earlier this year. Kligerman was sidelined in April when Swan sold his #30 entry to Xxxtreme Motorsport, which now uses it to run JJ Yeley. Kligerman remains under contract to the team, although he is on standby for Stewart Haas in case Kurt Busch is unable to race in Charlotte next weekend. The 23-year-old is continuing to look for opportunities to return to the cockpit full time, and while visiting Indianapolis Motor Speedway during preparations for the Indianapolis 500 he admitted that single-seaters could be a potential avenue in the future. “I actually started racing in open-wheel cars,” he said. “I did Formula Renault [...]