SPM Announces Title Partner, Unveils 2019 IndyCar Series Season Liveries

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) announced today, from its 2019 IndyCar Series season unveiling at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colo., a significantly deepened partnership with Arrow Electronics, Inc. The Denver-based


Hinchcliffe tops 11-car IndyCar test at Sebring

(via – Schmidt Peterson Motorsports-Honda’s James Hinchcliffe set fastest time at the end of an 8.5-hour test on Sebring’s 1.7-mile short circuit today. The Canadian star, who has six wins


Sam Schmidt keeps wheels turning during hectic offseason

(via Las Vegas Review-Journal) – If James Brown was the “hardest working man in show business,” then Sam Schmidt is his auto racing equivalent, at least during the sport’s short offseason.


Hinchcliffe Surprised at Red Cross Event by Blood Donors Who Helped Save His Life

(via – James Hinchcliffe knew he would feel honored and humbled on Thursday as the newest inductee into the American Red Cross Indiana Region Hall of Fame for his unending


IndyCar Driver Jack Harvey Visits Cure Bowl in Orlando As He Gets Ready for 2019

(via AutoWeek) – IndyCar driver Jack Harvey got a chance to see a different sort of sport this past week. The British driver visited the AutoNation Cure Bowl in Orlando to


First INDYCAR Test Takes Ericsson Back to His Gritty Beginning

(via – He hadn’t noticed the two sneakers tied together by their laces and hanging from a power line over the pits until someone pointed them out. Immediately, Marcus Ericsson


Updates on Robert Wickens

Update One: August 19, 2018 Robert Wickens has been admitted to Lehigh Valley Cedar Crest Hospital in Allentown with orthopedic injuries. He is still being evaluated.   Update Two: August


Look, Ma! No Hands!

(via EE Times) – Editor’s Note: While media types like yours truly dwell on horse-race stories about the technologies being designed into autonomous cars, we tend to forget what an


How to Build a Car for Someone Who Can’t Drive

(via EE Times) – Arrow Electronics gave its semi-autonomous motorcar (SAM) design team a little under a year to enable a quadriplegic to drive a race car. As a practical matter, they


Let’s Modify a Car

(via EE Times) – Arrow Electronics’ CEO’s instructions for the SAM Car team were concise and daunting: Modify a car so that a disabled person could drive in an entirely new


Marcus Ericsson completes ‘great’ first IndyCar test

(via – Ex-Sauber Formula 1 driver Marcus Ericsson has completed his first IndyCar test with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports at Sebring, covering “around 100-115” laps. Ericsson will compete in the 2019


SPM GM Says Ericsson “Aced” His First IndyCar Test

(via – Marcus Ericsson impressed the Schmidt Peterson Motorsports-Honda team with his enthusiasm and professionalism at Sebring today, as the ex-Formula 1 racer completed his first ever IndyCar test. According


New Las Vegas gym helps those with disabling injury or disease

(via Las Vegas Journal Review) – Bicycles, treadmills and weightlifing machines are lined up in rows in a small fitness center in downtown Las Vegas. But unlike most, this facility wasn’t


Wickens and Hinchcliffe Acting Out ‘Days of Thunder’ is a True Gift

(via – Though our race stewards couldn’t come to an agreement, one thing is clear: Robert Wickens and James Hinchcliffe are an absolute treat. The Schmidt Peterson Motorsports teammates put


Petro-Canada Lubricants and SPM collaborate to enhance racing performance

As a team partner, Petro-Canada Lubricants (PCLI) is collaborating with IndyCar Series team Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) to enhance the performance of the team’s Honda-powered Indy cars. Working with SPM’s


Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Building on Foundation Developed This Year

(via INDYCAR) – The signing of Formula One veteran Marcus Ericsson to drive in 2019 will in many ways allow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports to build on the foundation that Robert Wickens