September 27, 2013 by Mandy Skinner
Despite having to end his season early, Dempsey is still focused on an 2014 IZOD Indycar Drive.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (September 27, 2013) – Peter Dempsey’s run with Belardi Auto Racing will come to a premature close following the news that the team will lack sufficient sponsorship to field the Freedom 100 winner’s campaign at the last two races. Dempsey and Belardi Auto Racing proudly claimed their first victories together in an unforgettable... [Read more...]
September 20, 2013 by Mandy Skinner
Dempsey's famous victory earlier in the year boosted his profile hugely. Image from INDYCAR.
After making history at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in May among many other notable career achievements, Peter Dempsey has his sights set on racing in the IZOD IndyCar Series in 2014. A native of Ashbourne, Ireland, Dempsey crossed the Atlantic Ocean in 2008 to pursue his dream of competing in America’s premier open wheel racing series. He has... [Read more...]
September 2, 2013 by Mandy Skinner
Dempsey "gets some air" at the chicane at Baltimore!
Peter Dempsey, driver of the No. 5 Belardi Auto Racing machine, fought with both track and car all weekend to eventually bring home a fourth place finish in today’s Baltimore Grand Prix. The “Charm City” street course started to become less charming to the Irish racer in yesterday’s final practice session when he had a scary crash caused by... [Read more...]
August 30, 2013 by Mandy Skinner
Dempsey has used the mid season break tro refocus and is keen to get back on track for the final three rounds of the Firestone Indy Lights Series.
BALTIMORE, Md. (August 29, 2013) – After a month-long hiatus from the 2013 season, Firestone Indy Lights racer Peter Dempsey is looking to carry the positive momentum from the last two races into the Grand Prix of Baltimore this weekend. With back-to-back second place finishes in Toronto and Mid-Ohio, the Irishman is steadily gaining ground in the... [Read more...]
July 15, 2013 by Mandy Skinner
Peter celebrates on podium with Hawksworth and Chaves
TORONTO, Ontario (July 13, 2013) – Peter Dempsey brought home a second place finish in today’s Toronto 100 race in an aggressive and thrilling charge through the field from his seventh place starting position. Dempsey gave a strong showing in Friday’s practice sessions, ending up second quickest at the end of the day, and was lying second in this... [Read more...]
July 9, 2013 by Mandy Skinner
Dempsey had a tough weekend but remains fourth in the Indy Lights series.
Last weekend’s Firestone Indy Lights race at Pocono Raceway was a long and difficult one for Freedom 100 winner Peter Dempsey. A new event this season, the “Tricky Triangle” proved to be a challenging course for Dempsey and the Belardi Auto Racing team. The Irishman tested well on Friday, despite a minor brush with the wall that caused... [Read more...]
June 24, 2013 by Mandy Skinner
Peter Dempsey during the Sukup 100 race
Newton, Iowa (June 23, 2013) – Belardi Auto Racing’s Peter Dempsey demonstrated fierce determination in yesterday’s Sukup 100 race at Iowa Speedway as he climbed from eighth to fourth position during the 115-lap event. Dempsey was quick in the morning’s practice sessions on the 7/8-mile banked oval but ended up last on the starting grid after... [Read more...]
June 17, 2013 by Mandy Skinner
Dempsey endured a tough weekend at the Milwaukee Mile.
– Firestone Freedom 100 winner Peter Dempsey experienced a tough weekend at the Milwaukee Mile following his historic win at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 24. Dempsey and the Belardi Auto Racing crew put together a good qualifying effort, ending up third, but unfortunately for both team and driver, they were unable to bring home a back to... [Read more...]
May 25, 2013 by Mandy Skinner
Peter Dempsey Represents Ireland at the IMS Winner’s Circle
Indianapolis, Ind. (May 24, 2013) – Peter Dempsey won his first Firestone Indy Lights race today at the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway, taking the victory by a nail-biting .0026 second margin. The four-car-wide photo finish was the closest ever finish in the history of the iconic oval and is being touted as one of the most incredible finishes... [Read more...]
May 23, 2013 by Mandy Skinner
Peter Dempsey at the IMS Test on May 2
Indianapolis, Ind. (May 22, 2013) – After a mixed start to the 2013 Firestone Indy Lights season that included a podium, sixth place finish, and DNF, Peter Dempsey is set for the challenge of the Firestone Freedom 100 this weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The famous 2.5-mile oval will be the first of several consecutive races that take... [Read more...]