INSIGHT: VERIZON INDYCAR 15 APP
each one up in order to prioritize.”
That has parallels with Faustino’s way
of working: recognize areas to improve,
then plan and prioritize for the ones
which will make the biggest gains.
“All the engineers at Penske make lists,
as do the drivers, throughout the year,” he
says. “Some will be logistical improvements
to make us more efficient – ways to test the
car better, or to better use facilities such as
wind tunnels, shaker rigs and simulations.”
But as well as the self-analysis, there
are the practicalities to complete.
“Our cars get stripped down to nothing
in winter – even the tubs get stripped,”
says Faustino. “Everything is refurbished,
repaired and reset. Most of our R&D is
done in winter, because once we’re on the
road, we all become super-saturated
GO INSIDE THE RACE
Jim McVey, Verizon’s director of content
marketing, guides us through just some of the
features that make the INDYCAR 15 app a
must-have for fans of the Verizon IndyCar Series.
For more on the features (exclusive and
basic) available on the INDYCAR 15
app and to view compatible devices,
go to verizonwireless.com/indycar
Cleaned up presentation
in terms of layout and
more intuitive menu
system and sections to
keep the app easier
and quicker to use
for first-timers, while
still supplying all the
by hardcore race fans.
Fantastic for fans at
the track, and a great
secondary experience if
you’re watching a race
on TV. Driver telemetry
is a fascinating additional
element. You’ll see
footage from the same
cameras on TV, but with
this you can ride along
for the whole race with
a driver of your choice.
…with 2D “marching
ants” showing track
position. The app’s
most used features.
POINTS AS THEY RUN
standings to keep you
aware of the implications
of every pass or incident.
IndyCar Series champs
Will Power (BELOW)
and Team Penske put
in vast amounts of
preparation at the
race shop and (MAIN)
in testing before the
season even begins.