Ferrucci to race third RLL-Honda in Indy 500

Ferrucci to race third RLL-Honda in Indy 500

[ad_1] Ferrucci, who moved to Sam Hunt Racing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series for 2021, was a startlingly bold oval racer during his two seasons of IndyCar racing with Dale Coyne Racing, accumulating four fourth-place finishes, and only bad luck prevented a probable victory at Gateway in 2019. At Indy, he finished seventh in ’19, … Read more

Aero tweaks, not power boost, improve Indy 500 action

Aero tweaks, not power boost, improve Indy 500 action

[ad_1] Andretti Autosport-Honda’s 2016 Indy 500 winner was one of the four drivers who tested a simulation of a hybrid system last Friday at the legendary 2.5-mile oval with the drivers running regular race boost (1.3-bar) with brief squirts of extra power (1.5-bar) to represent the expected power delivery of a KERS system discharging stored energy. … Read more

“More questions than answers” after IndyCar’s mock KERS test

“More questions than answers” after IndyCar’s mock KERS test

[ad_1] Scott Dixon, Josef Newgarden, Alexander Rossi and Pato O’Ward were in action on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, using the push-to-pass system at 1.5-bar to simulate the burst of released energy from a KERS unit. IndyCar will replace the current 2.2-liter twin-turbo V6s with KERS-supplemented 2.4-liter twin-turbo V6s in 2023, with the target being a … Read more

Why hybrids can make racing more thrilling in 2023

Why hybrids can make racing more thrilling in 2023

[ad_1] Aside from the occasional aero misstep on ovals, the last three years of the NTT IndyCar Series have been a treat to watch. The handsome IndyCar-devised, Chris Beatty-designed, Dallara-built 2018 aerokit, with its emphasis on underfloor downforce and upper surfaces that are ‘clean’ by most open-wheel standards, have allowed cars to follow closer, have … Read more

Foyt hiring Bourdais was the clincher for ROKiT boss

Foyt hiring Bourdais was the clincher for ROKiT boss

[ad_1] Bourdais won the final four Champ Car titles, 2004-’07, before Indy car racing reunified in 2008, and several victories since then have brought him to a total of 37 – sixth in the all-time standings. Last Saturday, the 42-year-old Frenchman also added to his roster of sportscar triumphs – which already included two at … Read more

AJ Foyt Racing reveals ROKiT as Bourdais’ primary sponsor

AJ Foyt Racing reveals ROKiT as Bourdais’ primary sponsor

[ad_1] Jonathan Kendrick, ROKiT’s co-founder along with partner John-Paul DeJoria, is utilizing the Foyt team’s heritage to raise brand awareness globally and showcase the company’s range of services and products. ROKiT is described as a “business incubator with a diverse portfolio of companies involved in innovative technology and services including mobile phones, WiFi deployment, beverages, … Read more