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De Ferran, Guthrie, Page in 2020 IMS Hall of Fame ballot

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame nominating committee has announced that drivers Gil de Ferran and Janet Guthrie, along with broadcaster Paul Page, are in the running for this year’s induction.

Webber, Button called Barrichello about S5000

Rubens Barrichello fielded calls from the likes of Mark Webber and Jenson Button during his cameo appearance in the new S5000 series.

De Ferran apologizes for McLaren failure at Indy

McLaren sporting director Gil de Ferran has publicly apologized to fans, partners and Fernando Alonso for the team’s failure to qualify for the 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500.

The other driver getting a third shot at F1 Prime

The other driver getting a third shot at F1

While Daniil Kvyat has been given a third shot at Formula 1 with his 2019 Toro Rosso drive, there's another driver working in the championship who arrived back for a third stint in grand prix racing this year with much less fanfare.

Penske’s 200 Indy car wins – Roger Penske picks his favorite races

With his legendary team having now scored its 200th IndyCar victory, Roger Penske tells David Malsher which have been his favorite results, from Mark Donohue through Rick Mears to Josef Newgarden.

Haas F1 boss wrong about American drivers – de Ferran

Indianapolis 500 winner and two-time Champ Car champion Gil de Ferran says Haas team principal Gunther Steiner's claims that there are currently no American drivers ready to step up to Formula 1 are not "a fair point".

De Ferran on Castroneves: “He’s an IndyCar great, no question”

Gil de Ferran was teammates with Helio Castroneves for four years. As Helio switches to a fulltime IMSA sportscar ride, Gil tells David Malsher what made his compatriot so strong in an open-wheel racecar.

De Ferran: “I’d love to work with Alonso at Indy again”

Gil de Ferran, who worked as driver coach for Fernando Alonso in the Spaniard’s first shot at the Indianapolis 500, said he would jump at the chance to work with the two-time Formula 1 World Champion again.

Alonso preparing for “most horrible laps” of his life

Fernando Alonso says that he plans to concentrate on learning about oval qualifying setups tomorrow – and has been warned by driver coach Gil de Ferran that they will be the worst he’s ever experienced.

Alonso's Indy 500 preparation to "ramp up bigtime"

Fernando Alonso’s driver coach, 2003 Indianapolis 500 winner Gil de Ferran, says the Spaniard’s preparation for the race will “ramp up big time” in the next 48 hours.

De Ferran on Alonso: “I’ll be surprised if there isn’t a setback”

Gil de Ferran says it's unrealistic to expect Fernando Alonso’s preparations for the Indianapolis 500 to go as smoothly as his first IndyCar test, which the Brazilian described as “a perfect day, drama-free.”

Why de Ferran is Alonso's perfect Indy 500 tutor

Gil de Ferran, famous for his analytical approach to racing, will this year share his knowledge of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with Fernando Alonso. David Malsher says the 2003 winner is the ideal man for the job.

De Ferran on why Pagenaud is in his prime

Last year, Simon Pagenaud had the pace to prove worthy of a Team Penske seat, but didn’t have the results. Now he’s at the top of his game and the top of the championship table. Gil de Ferran told David Malsher why.

Pagenaud: "With Will there is respect"

Simon Pagenaud spoke to about his new team mate in Will Power, who is a former rival...and team mate prior to that.

Championship leader Fittipaldi unstoppable at Brands Hatch

More two outstanding victories in rounds seven and eight of the season for Pietro Fittipaldi and MGR Motorsport.

Sebastien Buemi sets the pace in first Formula E test

The first of five public tests took place at the Leicestershire circuit in dry, bright conditions and saw all 10 teams and drivers use the full Donington Park GP circuit.

The Andretti Formula E team took to the track at Donington Park

Franck Montagny: "Today is not about performance, but about understanding the car."

Scott Speed and Gil de Ferran to test with Andretti Formula E

Scott Speed and Gil de Ferran will both have the opportunity to test Andretti's Spark-Renault SRT-01E on the Donington Park circuit.

Castroneves falls just short of number four

'It's interesting when second place kind of sucks.'

Formula E to race on streets of Long Beach in 2015

The seventh round of the Formula E championship will be held on the streets of Long Beach, California.

Pagenaud to wear Senna's helmet scheme in the Indy 500

Simon Pagenaud will pay tribute to Ayrton Senna with a specially designed helmet for the Indianapolis 500.

HPD's Gil de Ferran: Translating into engineering speak what's going on trackside

Transcript of the Media Availability with HPD consultant Gil de Ferran.

Target Chip Ganassi Racing Long Beach advance notes

The Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach will feature the first standing start of the 2014 season.

Target Chip Ganassi Racing on season opener at St. Pete

Target Chip Ganassi Racing St. Petersburg advance notes

Anna de Ferran to sing at St. Pete

Indy 500 winners daughter to serenade the series in St. Pete.

Toyota Racing Development appoints David Wilson President and General Manager

David Wilson has been with TRD since 1989, and was acting president and general manager of the organization since last June.

Formula E unveils new Spark-Renault SRT_01E at Frankfurt Motor Show

Using the very latest technology, the SRT_01E aims to push the boundaries of what is currently achievable in electric motorsport.

Internationally acclaimed racing champion Gil de Ferran named as Formula E Ambassador

Two-time IndyCar Champion & Indianapolis 500 winner to consult on new global electric series.

Ryan Hunter-Reay grabs pole at Mid-Ohio

Andretti Autosport champion driver, Ryan Hunter-Reay won the Verizon P1 Award for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. Gabby Chaves earned his first Firestone Indy Lights Sunoco Pole Award for the Mid-Ohio 100.

Will Power leads opening day of practice at Mid-Ohio

Yesterday was an open-test day for the IZOD IndyCar teams but today was the official practice at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Penske Racing's Will Power set the fastest time for this weekend's Honda Indy 400.

The Sprint Cup Series on dirt? Hmmmm.

Stock cars (trucks) on dirt? My hat is off to you NASCAR!

Forrest Lucas and Indianapolis share a mutual love of racing

It's a rags to riches story that could only happen in America, and it's a home-grown Hoosier whom is becoming a legend in his own time who has written it.

INDYCAR finally hires Derrick Walker to head competition

Derrick Walker brings his own past history of motor sports along with his astute business sense to INDYCAR.

Walker named to senior management role at Indycar

Derrick Walker will be responsible for all technical and competition aspects of the racing operations at the open-wheel sanctioning body.

Gil de Ferran named technical consultant to Honda Performance Development

Gil de Ferran: Honda has been a common thread in my racing career