Follow Carlisle Crew as our teams race through the 2017 Indy Series and World Challenge season events — after winning and setting the world record in the 2016-2017 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
A message from Josef Newgarden, driver of the Team Penske DeVilbiss 2 Indy Car for 2017
With the continued support of longtime sponsor Carlisle Companies, Pirelli World Challenge team CRP Racing has added the new Mercedes-AMG GT3, to be piloted by sports car racing veteran Ryan Dalziel. In November 2016, Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) and Mercedes-AMG announced the expansion of the customer racing program to the United States. CRP Racing is the first[…]
Tom Magarov made the crossing with Captain Jason Caldwell in the 2015 TWAC. Watch as Tom, land manager for the 2016 race, waits with the team’s family and friends for Carlisle’s American Spirit to arrive in Antigua. View the complete uncut 1 hour video or fast forward to the excitement as Team Carlisle Crew crosses the finish line[…]
Angus helps Alex look good for the fans expected at the finish line.
Update January 6 from the team: Averaging 3.5NM, it is bumpy but we are cutting in to the remaining 900 NM. Click here or photo on blog to watch video with Angus and Jason.
Jason Caldwell has been through it before. Last year he and his teammates – all accomplished river rowers – attempted to cross the Atlantic, but were humbled by the power of the elements, as two of his crew had to be evacuated after just ten days. Jason and his teammate Thomas Magarov continued the race[…]
From Race Duty Officer Lee Fudge: Day 22, 4th of January. As the crews approach the start of their 4th week at sea, most have been struggling through almost a week of light, confused winds. This weather has had a different effect on the rowers depending on boat design, crew size and geographical location with[…]
1/2/2017 — From the TWAC duty officer: 2017 is upon us, and our intrepid fleet of rowers is making terrific progress across the Atlantic! As of Monday 2nd of January at 12:00 noon, the leading boat (Carlisle Crew’s American Spirit) was 1,221 nautical miles from Antigua rowing at 2.9 knots, having put 63 nautical miles behind[…]
From the TWAC Duty Officer Report: After 15 full days on the water, the fleet is steaming towards Antigua and the leading boat (LATITUDE 35 of Team Carlisle Crew in Carlisle’s American Spirit) has exactly 1,500 nautical miles to go. In hot pursuit is ROW 4 JAMES with 1,532 nautical miles to the finish line.[…]
A message from Captain Jason Caldwell: Strong winds pushing us @ 4kn /hr. We are making good progress towards Antigua. The brits have been teaching us about Cricket over the last couple of days. We have seen some amazing sunsets and beautiful seas. Quick Shout out to our Family & Friends at Team Carlisle Crew.