INDYCAR's #FastSix is a report that borrows from all things found online about Verizon IndyCar Series racing, its drivers and people. We find pics, quips and the occasional GIF as INDYCAR drivers live their extraordinary lives and put the evidence on Twitter, Instagram and more. Check back regularly for the latest.
Kart 4 Kids
Ahead of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg to roll off the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season, Sebastien Bourdais has joined forces with Kart 4 Kids, Inc. in the seventh annual Kart 4 Kids Pro-Am Kart Race to Benefit Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg.
The karting event takes place today and features a number of INDYCAR drivers. Even if you’re not there, you can support this cause via a silent auction of great racing memorabilia: https://k4k2018.auction-bid.org/microsite/items.
Power and Pagenaud among #BachelorNation?
Little did we know, among the millions of people watching “The Bachelor” finale this week were Team Penske teammates Will Power and Simon Pagenaud. This Twitter exchange highlights one of many tweets from Power, who became pretty engrossed in the drama involving former Indy car driver Arie Luyendyk Jr. on Monday.
Better yet, it didn’t end there. Power continued his Bachelor tweeting during Tuesday’s final live episode.
Will Power might have just become a card-carrying member of #BachelorNation this week.
Now that’s a throwback
James Hinchcliffe took us back in time, 14 years to be exact, to his high school days in this Instagram post. Even then, it was clear he had eyes for Becky Dalton, who is now his girlfriend. How sweet, Hinch.
Back in red, white and blue
Conor Daly’s announcement that he’ll be running in the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil in the United States Air Force No. 17 Honda made ripples in the social world on Tuesday. It’s very clear, the proud American driver found himself a perfect complement to go racing this May.
Happy birthday, Mario
Racing legend Mario Andretti celebrated his 78th birthday last week. Based on this tweet of his, the Twitterverse and beyond let him know how loved he was. True to form, Mario made sure to mention the birthday call he received from his “BFF,” A.J. Foyt. Aren’t these guys the best?
Rahal’s ready to go
It’s the first race week of 2018 and Graham Rahal is racin’ to go. Apparently, so are nearly 1,000 Twitter users who liked this tweet. Let’s do this, indeed!