Tonight, we parse the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule, review the completion of the Firestone 600 at the Texas Motor Speedway, and look forward to this weekend’s INDYCAR Grand Prix at the Glen as the series returns to the historic Watkins Glen.
Show notes and links
- 2017 Schedule released
- WGI announces multi-year deal for VICS
- Hinch follows in Helio’s footsteps… lightly.
Texas Continuation Recap
- Cold tires = Pack racing (BOOO!)
- After tires got up to temp/pressure, the packs dissipated.
- Hinch picked up where they left off in June.
- Hinch managed tires better and could extend a stint further than the field.
- Green until lap 213. 3 cautions in the final 26 laps.
- Box Score
- Driver points