Chevrolet Indycar V6 Twin Turbo Engine Gives Chevy Championship
When the checkered flag dropped at Auto Club Speedway and on the 2013 IndyCar, Chevrolet had sealed its second consecutive IndyCar Series Manufacturers’ Championship with the help of Will Power’s victory.
Throughout the season, drivers of the Chevrolet IndyCar V6 twin turbo engine won 10 out of 19 races. This includes:
- James Hinchcliffe (Andretti Autosport) – St. Petersburg
- Ryan Hunter-Reay (Andretti Autosport) – Barber Motorsports Park
- James Hinchcliffe – Sao Paulo, Brazil
- Tony Kanaan (KV Racing Technology) – Indianapolis 500
- Helio Castroneves (Team Penske) – Texas Motor Speedway
- Ryan Hunter-Reay – The Milwaukee Mile
- James Hinchcliffe – Iowa Speedway
- Will Power (Team Penske) – Sonoma Raceway
- Will Power – Reliant Park (Streets of Houston) Race No. 2
- Will Power – Auto Club Speedway
“Clinching the 2013 IndyCar Series manufacturers’ championship with the Chevrolet IndyCar V6 twin turbo-charged direct-injected engine is the result of a collaborative and cooperative effort by our teams and technical partners,” said Mark Kent, Director, Chevrolet Racing, in the company’s press release. “Chevrolet, Ilmor Engineering, Hitachi, GM Racing Powertrains, Pratt & Miller Engineering and our Chevy teams worked tirelessly to put the best combination of performance and reliability that resulted in this title. Congratulations to everyone whose contributions have made this second consecutive championship possible.”’
Congratulations to the Chevrolet team and its drivers for yet another successful season!
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