Honda Racing News

Honda’s James Hinchcliffe will start from the pole in Sunday’s Indianapolis 500

Indianapolis 500 "Carb Day" Final Practice Report

May 27, 2016 — Former Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year Carlos Munoz led the way for Honda Friday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, posting the second-fastest speed in final "Carb Day" practice in preparation for Sunday's Indianapolis 500.

Honda’s James Hinchcliffe will start from the pole in Sunday’s Indianapolis 500

Honda Prepares for 100th Indianapolis 500

May 25, 2016 — As the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 approaches on Sunday, Honda and its Honda Performance Development racing subsidiary will be starting the historic race from a position of strength, with a Honda driver on the coveted pole and having claimed eight of the top 12 starting positions.

Honda's James Hinchcliffe claimed the pole Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in preparation for next weekend's Indianapolis 500

Honda Powers Hinchcliffe to Indianapolis 500 Pole

May 23, 2016 — After a thrilling final-hour performance on Saturday, James Hinchcliffe again delivered when it mattered the most, claiming the pole Sunday for next weekend's Indianapolis 500, edging Josef Newgarden and fellow Honda driver Ryan Hunter-Reay by the narrowest of margins in the final qualifying run of the day.

Honda’s James Hinchcliffe led first-round qualifying Saturday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Indianapolis 500 First Round Qualifying Report

May 21, 2016 — A thrilling late-afternoon qualifying run by James Hinchcliffe of nearly 231 mph secured first-round qualifying honors Saturday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, as Honda drivers claimed the top two preliminary qualifying positions and five of the "Fast Nine" who will contend for the pole in Sunday's final qualifying.

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Indianapolis 500 "Fast Friday" Practice Report

May 20, 2016 — Honda drivers and teams completed preparations for Indianapolis 500 qualifying Friday, claiming eight of the top ten positions on the overall speed chart at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and seven of the top eight "no tow" speeds [laps recorded without the slipstream assistance of another car].

Ryan Hunter-Reay and Honda led the field Wednesday in practice for the Indianapolis 500

Indianapolis 500 Practice Report

May 19, 2016 — Ryan Hunter-Reay, 2014 Indianapolis 500 champion, led the way for Honda and his Andretti Autosport team Wednesday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as 33 drivers and teams completed the second full day of practice in preparation for the 100th running of the Memorial Day Classic.

Marco Andretti (left) led the way for his father Michael’s (right) team and Honda in Opening Day practice for the Indianapolis 500

Indianapolis 500 Opening Day Racing Report

May 16, 2016 — Marco Andretti led the way for Honda and his Andretti Autosport team in Opening Day practice at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Monday in preparation for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.

James Hinchcliffe finished third for Honda at Saturday’s Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis

Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis Race Report

May 14, 2016 — James Hinchcliffe continued his rise in the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series Saturday at the Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis, taking his Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda to a third-place finish for his first podium result of the season.

Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis Qualifying Report

Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis Qualifying Report

May 13, 2016 — Graham Rahal and James Hinchcliffe produced season-best efforts Friday in Verizon IndyCar Series qualifying on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, and will start third and fourth, respectively in Saturday's Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis.