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Lionheart IndyCar Series: Harrington’s Last Corner Pass Secures Indy GP Win

June 25th, 2020 by Jason Galvin

Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkyvHjCv8TA&feature=emb_title Connor Harrington had a third place race car. That didn’t keep him from victory lane. Harrington won the Minus 273 Grand Prix of Indianapolis with a thrilling pass of a damaged Sage Karam as the pair streaked towards the checkered flag on the final lap. It was the first road course victory for … Read the Rest »

Lionheart IndyCar Series: Harrington scores season-opening win at Homestead

March 16th, 2020 by Jason Galvin

Connor Harrington made a statement Wednesday night. The second year driver in the Lionheart IndyCar Series presented by First Medical Equipment captured his second-career victory after a thrilling battle with Chris Stofer and Joe Hassert over the final laps of the First Medical Equipment 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. “What a great race,” said Harrington. “Chris … Read the Rest »

Lionheart IndyCar Series: Big Joe Breaks Three Year Winless Streak, Captures Michigan Crown

September 24th, 2019 by Jason Galvin

Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byOuCch8988 The Big Joe Show is back. After two seasons away from victory lane, Big Joe Hassert returned with a vengeance, taking the lead on the final lap and holding off Tony Showen and Brian Yaczik to win the Sim Racers 4 Mental Health 200 at Michigan International Speedway. “It feels good to get … Read the Rest »

Lionheart IndyCar Series: Thrilling Lionheart Indy 500 Comes Down to Inches as Kinsella Beats Blocker

July 26th, 2019 by Jason Galvin

Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InK0iMztQvI The biggest race of the year is now one of the most memorable in league history. Canadian Andrew Kinsella beat his Adrenaline Motorsports teammate Adam Blocker by .020 seconds – mere inches – in a thrilling Thumbs Up, Cancer Down Indianapolis 500 presented by Dewar’s Candy. It was the closest margin of victory … Read the Rest »

Lionheart IndyCar Series: Geren Dominates Texas, Makes Big Points Move

July 8th, 2019 by Jason Galvin

Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwltOpbU7jo Dan Geren was not going to be denied. The Iowa native took on all challengers and never backed down – rarely even giving up a lap – leading a race-high 102 laps from the pole and capturing the LPM 200 at Texas Motor Speedway Wednesday night. It was the third win of the … Read the Rest »

Doyle wins Phoenix; Espitee Moves to Front of Elite Series

April 11th, 2017 by Dan Ensch

Tim Doyle took advantage of a small bobble by leader Joe Branch and a simultaneous check-up by Austin Espitee to streak by both in one corner of lap 123, then held on for the win of the Apex InfoTech Indy Elite series Phoenix 150 Sunday, April 2nd.  With the win, Doyle became the fifth winner … Read the Rest »

Fierce Battle Expected at Lionheart’s Indianapolis 500

July 15th, 2016 by Patrick Taylor

The Lionheart Indycar Series Presented by First Medical Equipment kicks off the second half of its 2016 season in style this weekend with the I Race for Gage Indianapolis 500. The full-length, 200-lap marathon serves as the second leg of the Lionheart Triple Crown, which offers each sim racer who takes the green flag a … Read the Rest »

Branch Checks-out for First Lionheart Win

June 2nd, 2016 by Jason Galvin

Joe Branch used strategy and good timing to get to the front of the pack. He used his right foot to stay there. Branch took the lead with 39 laps to go during green flag pit stops, maintained it after a caution flew during the stop, and drove away from points leader Jake Wright on … Read the Rest »

de Jonge Drives Through Field to Win Lionheart Finale

January 18th, 2016 by Jason Galvin

It was a display of driving unlike any seen in the Lionheart IndyCar Series this season, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. Michele de Jonge stormed through the field after starting 21st to win the Make-A-Wish Drive for the Championship 300 at Auto Club Speedway Wednesday night. “I can assure you it’s … Read the Rest »

Wild Conclusion to 16th Street Indy 500

January 6th, 2016 by Paul Slavonik

It’s been a season of ups and downs for many drivers in the official Verizon IndyCar Sim Racing League. Over the past 12-weeks, sim-racers from all over the world traded paint with the likes of Will Power, Simon Pagenaud and Sage Karam as they battled for victory. It all culminated in the final event at … Read the Rest »