LONG BEACH, Calif. – Videos from the second free practice session coverage for the Verizon IndyCar Series’ Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on NBCSN are below.
Here’s some highlights from the second session:
Will Power led second practice, and the driver of the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet compares his practice laps in Long Beach on Friday to his runs at St. Petersburg.
Marco Andretti, driver of the No. 27 United Fiber & Data Honda, says he and his team want to see effort turn into results at the Grand Prix of Long Beach.
Scott Dixon, driver of the No. 9 NTT Data Honda, describes his practice ahead of Sunday’s Grand Prix of Long Beach.
Tony Kanaan had a quick trip down a runoff in the No. 10 NTT Data Honda at Turn 1 (first video), and also talked about it (second video).
New Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante has cancelled the FIA Formula E Championship’s planned season four finale, which was set for two races on July 28 and 29, 2018, citing what was termed a “financial fiasco.”
Plante was elected to replace Denis Coderre in the role, and didn’t follow Coderre’s support of the event.
She announced the news today citing financial and logistical challenges she didn’t feel the city could overcome.
Via a report in the CBC, Plante’s administration estimated a potential cost of up to $35 million would needed to be paid by the city’s taxpayers for the event’s second running. Additionally, a nonprofit organization reportedly owes creditors some $9.5 million.
Plante revealed details today in a series of messages posted on Twitter, which you can see in order below.
A Formula E spokesperson supplied a statement of the surprise news to e-racing365.com:
Formula E’s fourth season underwent one calendar change with a return to Punta Del Este, Uruguay replacing a cancelled race in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Whether a replacement can be sourced for this race weekend will now remain to be seen.