As one racing legend prepares to retire, another racing legend is
playing a major role in his team's success.
Mario Andretti, 63, has been a fixture in the Andretti Green
Racing garages as the Honda-powered team prepares for the
Michael Andretti smiled at the notion. A reporter asked about
Robby Gordon's reaction when Andretti called him to ask about
the Andretti Green Racing No. 27 Honda in the Indianapolis 500.
"We didn't call him," Andretti grinned....
A legend is about to bid farewell to racing - while saying hello
to the racing business.
Michael Andretti will retire as a driver after the 87th
Indianapolis 500, ending a 21-year career that included a record
CART wins. He'll start...
Before Tony Kanaan went out for his qualifying attempt at Indy,
teammate Dario Franchitti promised to kiss him if he went faster
anyone else."I said, 'OK, but you have to do it in front of everyone
else,'" Kanaan said.
Following the death of his father when he was 12 years old,
Kanaan was supporting his mother and sister by racing go-karts
professionally in Brazil. He eventually ended up with Andretti
Racing and became one of t...
The effort that put nine cars in the Indianapolis 500 belongs to
more than 150 people.
Honda Performance Development (HPD) and technical
Engineering, working through a unique, yet very coordinated
have designed a...
WHAT: 87th Indianapolis 500.
WHEN: Sunday, May 25th, noon EDT.
WHERE: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis,
AUDIENCE: 400,000 attend the race, tens of millions watch it
CARS: Single-seat, open-wheel, rear-e...
His left wrist wrapped in a cast, Tony Kanaan was surrounded by
reporters who peppered him with questions. For anyone else,
might have been an uncomfortable situation.
For Tony Kanaan, it was a dream come true.
On Sunday, May 11,...
Sometimes, when Kenny Brack can't be found on the racetrack,
can be found in his motorhome, quietly strumming on a
Lately he's been working on the familiar riff from "Sweet
Alabama," but he's been known to duplicate h...
1. What's your favorite album (and why)?
I don't have one. For me, music needs to match my state of
the time, so it varies quite a lot.
2. What are your top-five on-the-road CDs (and why)?
Right now I have six CDs in my car: ...
Hometown: Plano, Texas
Residence: Plano, Texas
Height: 6-0 Weight: 160
Children: Winston, Simon
1999 IRL IndyCar Series champion
2000 Indianapolis 500 pole winner
Hometown: Warren, Mich.
Residence: Valencia, Calif.
Height: 5-10 Weight: 155
Children: Calysta, Colton
Recorded his first IRL IndyCar Series win July 6 at Kansas
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...
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
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 ...
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...
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
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.
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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.
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...