In a move applauded by most of its drivers and hopefully by many fans, the
Indy Racing League is branching out and staging its first-ever road races in
After nine years of ovals only, Tony George's series will diversify and ...
When the Indy Racing League goes road racing for the first time in 2005 it
will make at least one manufacturer very happy.
"We've been pushing for road races since the day we first met with the
IRL in 2002," said Robert ...
Buddy Rice backed up his pole position performance with a dominating drive
to win the 88th Indianapolis 500 in what turned out to be a Honda benefit at
16th & Georgetown.
In a race shortened 20 laps by violent thunderstorms, the r...
There was a time when an Indy car crew had to rely 100 percent on feedback
from its driver. If he said he was holding the throttle wide open at certain
parts of the track or the engine was misfiring, it was tough to dispute his
Ten years after a humiliating debut at the Indianapolis 500, Honda returned
to tattoo the competition in one of the most dominating performances in the
88-year history of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Led by winner Buddy Rice, ...
We opened the month with a conservative setup and we weren't looking for a big
lap time, but I found what I wanted in a dozen laps even though we only ran
217 (miles per hour). My speed doesn't look as good as Dan's (Wheldo...
Honda has won the prestigious Louis Schwitzer Award for its efforts in developing
the new 3.0-liter HI4R-A Indy Racing League IndyCar Series engine. The announcement
was made by the Indiana section of the Society of Automotive Engi...
Andretti Green Racing boasts a combination of experience,
enthusiasm and good chemistry as Tony Kanaan, Dario Franchitti, Bryan
Herta and Dan Wheldon give Honda Performance Development one of the
strongest efforts in the IndyCar series.
Born: March 21, 1966
Team: Team Rahal
Career highlights: 1999 Indy 500 winner and 1998 IRL champion. Four
wins in 45 starts. Also scored five victories in CART from 2000-2002.
Best finish in '03 was secon...
He's got a healthy baby daughter, a wonderful wife and that same
positive attitude he's always displayed.
Less than five months after his devastating accident in the season
finale at Texas, Kenny Brack is on the mend and working hard to...
Since 1995, David Bull has published some of the best looking and
most interesting motorsports books in the world. In his considered
opinion, Honda's historical perspective of its roller-coaster ride in
CART as pleasing to read as it is ...
Dario Franchitti says the worst moment of 2003 wasn't the pain
from his compressed vertebra, the therapy process or the back brace
he had to wear for the better part of three months.
It was the pace lap of the Indianapolis 500. "The mos...
As Honda Performance Development gears up for its second season in
the Indy Racing League, Vice President and General Manager Robert
Clarke will face a unique set of challenges because 2004 promises to
be a particularly busy year.
Honda Performance Development's new home in Santa Clarita will be
bigger, better and illustrate just how committed the company is
toward American open-wheel racing.
"It's going to be exciting for us because it makes it clear in
Sure, Michael Schumacher, Ferrari and their $300 million budget
reigned again in Formula One last year after McLaren and Williams
faltered down the stretch.
But one of the most uplifting stories of 2003 was Jenson Button
and the BAR Hon...
The 2004 Racing Season is upon us, and Honda is once again proud
to be an engine supplier to many of the top teams competing in the
highly competitive IndyCar series of the Indy Racing League (IRL).
As a way for Honda and Acura dealers ...
Dan Wheldon can't feel it, but every time he goes to a different
event, he's likely firing up a Honda Indy V-8 engine that's just
taken apart and put back together again.
Rebuilding engines is a critical step in keeping Honda
Kanaan carries Honda's hopes for the Indy Racing League
championship as the series prepares to crown the 2003
following the finale on Oct. 12 at Texas Motor Speedway. Kanaan
his Andretti Green Racing No. 11 Honda-powered D...
Hometown: Plano, Texas
Residence: Plano, Texas
Height: 6-0 Weight: 160
Children: Winston, Simon
1999 IRL IndyCar Series champion
2000 Indianapolis 500 pole winner