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Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ rookie Marcus Ericsson got his first taste of ovals last week with a test at Texas Motor Speedway, and afterward thanked teammates Robert Wickens and James Hinchcliffe for their help and guidance. So what did Wickens tell him about the art of dealing with The Big Left Turn? David Malsher found out.
An artificially low qualifying position at the 45th Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach gave Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports a tough job last Sunday, but it responded with commitment and smart thinking. James Hinchcliffe’s race engineer Will Anderson explained to David Malsher the Arrow SPM mindset.
The Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park saw Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports turn potential into points, and demonstrated the strengths of both drivers and the team. David Malsher reports.
Now he’s completed hundreds of laps at Circuit of The Americas in both Formula 1 and IndyCar, Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver Marcus Ericsson compares and contrast the techniques required to find ultimate pace. He spoke to David Malsher.
The IndyCar Classic, the inaugural IndyCar race at Circuit of The Americas, brought both frustration and promise for the Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports-Honda team. Managing director Taylor Kiel downloaded his post-race thoughts to David Malsher.
Learning a 20-turn track is challenging for racecar drivers, but spare a thought for those who have to make their cars fast through all those corners. Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports race engineers Blair Perschbacher and Will Anderson explain to David Malsher how they prepared for this weekend’s race at Circuit of The Americas.
Promoted: Although the result of the NTT IndyCar Series’ season-opening round wasn’t what the team craved, the potential shown and the ability to deal with imperfect circumstances provided hope for James Hinchcliffe, Marcus Ericsson and the Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports team.
The new branding of Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports signifies a hefty investment by the SPM-Honda team’s principal sponsor, and team co-owner Sam Schmidt says it’s already having a positive effect throughout the team. He spoke to David Malsher.
Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports-Honda driver Marcus Ericsson makes his IndyCar race debut at St. Petersburg in under three weeks. He talked to David Malsher about his preparations and the prime differences in driving demands between IndyCar and Formula 1.