Michael Shank bookended last year's sports car season by winning the most prestigious endurance race in North America and then the IMSA championship. In between, he expanded his IndyCar program and followed a scrupulous plan to build Meyer Shank Racing into an elite motorsports organization. Now he's set to lead Acura into a new sports car era as IMSA opens its season Saturday with the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the twice-round-the-clock endurance race that will debut the first hybrid engines used in North American motorsports.
Posted: January 26, 2023, 10:27 pm
Bryan Herta wants to field a car for Robert Wickens in the 2024 Indy 500 after the paralyzed driver returned to sports cars as a winner last year.
Posted: January 26, 2023, 10:00 pm
Bryan Herta wants to enter Robert Wickens in the Indianapolis 500 as early as 2024 — a year longer than preferred as work continues on the hand controls needed for the paralyzed driver. Wickens suffered a spinal cord injury in a crash at Pocono Raceway in his 2018 IndyCar rookie season. The 33-year-old Canadian won a pair of races driving a Hyundai Elantra N-TCR that is fitted for Wickens to race strictly through hand controls.
Posted: January 26, 2023, 9:25 pm
The NTT IndyCar Series kicks off its 2023 season March 5 in St. Petersburg, Florida. The champion will be crowned in Monterey, California on Sept. 10.
Posted: January 26, 2023, 7:57 pm
Four-time Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves says he won't attempt to make his NASCAR Cup debut in the 2023 Daytona 500 but still might attend the race.
Posted: January 26, 2023, 7:30 pm
IndyCar star Colton Herta and legendary team owner and driver Bobby Rahal have teamed up for the Rolex 24 at Daytona in a BMW M Team RLL hybrid prototype.
Posted: January 26, 2023, 2:00 pm
Helio Castroneves had a 'Days of Thunder' moment in his 2022 Rolex 24 at Daytona win, driving through the smoke after a warning by teammate Simon Pagenaud.
Posted: January 25, 2023, 1:00 pm
Josef Newgarden and Scott McLaughlin will make their Rolex 24 at Daytona debuts in LMP2, but they would love to drive a Porsche for their IndyCar boss, Roger Penske.
Posted: January 24, 2023, 3:00 pm
Roger Penske believes in goals, even when his to-do list is pretty well covered. The one hole in the Team Penske trophy case can only be filled by the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Winning the most prestigious sports car race in the world is on Penske’s bucket list as his 86th birthday draws near.
Posted: January 23, 2023, 8:52 pm
The 2023 Snake Pit will have Shaq spinning EDM music before the 107th Indy 500 as NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal joins headliner Kaskade at the Brickyard.
Posted: January 18, 2023, 6:00 pm
Two-time Indy 500 winner Takuma Sato will join Chip Ganassi Racing for the oval races in the 2023 IndyCar season. 'This is just an amazing opportunity.'
Posted: January 17, 2023, 1:00 pm
In 2024, Larson will be the first driver to race both the Indy 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 in 10 years. If he has his way, it won't be his only shot.
Posted: January 13, 2023, 8:52 pm
As he attempts to become the fifth driver to race the Indy 500 and Coca-Cola 600 in one day, here's what awaits Kyle Larson over the next 18 months.
Posted: January 13, 2023, 6:00 pm
Kyle Larson will (pending 2023 entries) be just the fifth driver to run The Double across IndyCar and NASCAR on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend.
Posted: January 12, 2023, 7:04 pm
A driver hasn't raced in both the Indy 500 and Coca-Cola 600 since Kurt Busch in 2014.
Posted: January 12, 2023, 6:36 pm
Effort will pair Kyle Larson with Arrow McLaren. NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick will be a co-owner of Larson's Indy 500 ride.
Posted: January 12, 2023, 6:25 pm
Kyle Larson will attempt to be the fifth driver to race the Indy 500-Coca-Cola 600 doubleheader on the same day, driving a Chevy for McLaren Racing in 2024.
Posted: January 12, 2023, 6:00 pm
Former NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Larson plans to make his first bid at racing in the Indianapolis 500 in 2024. The deal was announced Thursday, outlining a plan for the 30-year-old driver to make his first attempt to qualify for the Memorial Day classic with the Arrow McLaren IndyCar Team. The effort comes with […]
Posted: January 12, 2023, 1:02 pm
Jimmie Johnson still is considering a return to the 2023 Indy 500 with Chip Ganassi Racing and has permission to race a Honda.
Posted: January 11, 2023, 9:00 pm
Two-time IndyCar champion Will Power has entered the Rolex 24 at Daytona and will make his IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar debut in the Jan. 28-29 race.
Posted: January 10, 2023, 7:01 pm
At least 11 IndyCar drivers are entered in the 61st Rolex 24 at Daytona, which will open the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on Jan. 28-29, 2023.
Posted: January 10, 2023, 6:00 pm
Daytona 500 winner Austin Cindric will return to the Rolex 24 at Daytona, joining Devlin DeFrancesco and Pietro Fittipaldi in Rick Ware's LMP2 entry.
Posted: January 7, 2023, 8:00 pm
America's Andretti Global is revving up its bid to join Formula One, announcing a partnership on Thursday with General Motors to provide Cadillac engines for the proposed team.
Posted: January 5, 2023, 5:33 pm
The announcement comes after the head of the FIA said F1's governing body would explore opening the series to new teams.
Posted: January 5, 2023, 4:02 pm
Michael Andretti and Wayne Taylor will join their motorsports powerhouses in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship this season.
Posted: December 28, 2022, 3:00 pm
After years of talks with various media companies, IndyCar has landed a 6-part unscripted docuseries deal with VICE and The CW around 2023 Indy 500.
Posted: December 8, 2022, 9:34 pm
Drafting off the success of behind-the-scenes sports shows like Formula 1: Drive to Survive and Hard Knocks, the NTT IndyCar Series announced Thursday that 100 Days to Indy, a six-episode docuseries following its drivers, will be released next season. The episodes, produced by Vice World News, will air on The CW, with re-airs on Vice […]
Posted: December 8, 2022, 5:00 pm
Chip Ganassi Racing has added Marcus Armstrong to its lineup for 2023, pairing the New Zealander with boyhood idol Scott Dixon.
Posted: December 3, 2022, 11:00 am
Marcus Armstrong was a Scott Dixon fan his entire life and when he was 8, the aspiring young racer asked his fellow New Zealander to autograph a helmet visor that he hung on his bedroom wall. Next year, Armstrong will be Dixon's teammate. Armstrong on Friday was named the fourth IndyCar driver in the Chip Ganassi Racing lineup and will pilot the No. 11 next season on road and street courses.
Posted: December 2, 2022, 4:50 pm
Three-time W Series champion Jamie Chadwick will drive for Andretti Autosport next season in the rebranded Indy NXT Series.
Posted: December 2, 2022, 12:00 pm
Alex Palou will become an F1 reserve driver next season with McLaren Racing while driving for Chip Ganassi Racing in the NTT IndyCar Series.
Posted: December 2, 2022, 11:00 am
Jamie Chadwick, the three-time W Series champion, has at last parlayed her success in the all-women series into a bigger ride. The British racer on Thursday was selected the driver for Andretti Autosport in the Indy NXT Series next season. Indy NXT is the new name of the rebranded Indy Lights Series, the final step on the ladder system before IndyCar.
Posted: December 1, 2022, 2:56 pm
A crowd of 8,000 in Kumla, Sweden, turned out to celebrate hometown hero Marcus Ericsson as the Indy 500 winner took a victory lap in his native country.
Posted: November 18, 2022, 10:00 am
Stefan Wilson will attempt to make his fifth Indy 500, racing in a combined entry for Dreyer & Reinbold Racing and Cusick Motorsports.
Posted: November 17, 2022, 8:00 pm
Jimmie Johnson became interested in NASCAR team ownership in part because of the encouragement of Chip Ganassi and his behind-the-scenes details.
Posted: November 4, 2022, 9:00 pm
INDY NXT will become the new name of the top ladder series for the NTT IndyCar Series with Firestone as the presenting sponsor.
Posted: November 3, 2022, 3:00 pm
Arrow McLaren SP announced the addition of sponsor NTT Data and Tony Kanaan as its fourth driver for the Indy 500. Both had been at Chip Ganassi Racing.
Posted: November 1, 2022, 1:30 pm
IndyCar star Colton Herta has signed a four-year contract extension to remain with the Andretti Autosport team through the 2027 season.
Posted: October 25, 2022, 5:30 pm
Despite increased U.S. interest and exposure, there are no American drivers on the Formula One grid. Here's who we think may be next.
Posted: October 23, 2022, 12:29 am
IndyCar champion Alex Palou realized his dream of driving a Formula One car with McLaren in F1 practice at Circuit of the Americas in Austin.
Posted: October 22, 2022, 12:00 am
Force Indy will have 2023 rides for Myles Rowe and Ernie Francis Jr. by partnering with teams in the Indy Lights and USF Pro 2000 series.
Posted: October 20, 2022, 4:00 pm
Mario Andretti, one of the most iconic names in racing history, took a modern F1 car for a joy ride.
Posted: October 16, 2022, 3:38 pm
IndyCar stars Alex Palou and Pato O'Ward will run F1 practice sessions this season with McLaren Racing, starting next Friday at COTA in Austin, Texas.
Posted: October 14, 2022, 1:15 pm
IndyCar announced open test sessions for 2023 at the Thermal Club (near Palm Springs, California), Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Laguna Seca.
Posted: October 10, 2022, 6:01 pm
Santino Ferrucci will return to full-time status in IndyCar next season, driving for AJ Foyt Racing in the No. 14 Dallara-Chevrolet.
Posted: October 6, 2022, 4:31 pm
Arrow McLaren SP is a logical pairing for Kyle Busch in this year's Indy 500, but Zak Brown says the team will prioritize experience
Posted: October 6, 2022, 2:00 pm
While Kyle Busch is a candidate for a possible fourth Indy 500 entry at Arrow McLaren SP, the team is leaning toward filling the slot with a veteran.
Posted: October 5, 2022, 1:30 pm
Though he wouldn't be in the premier prototype category, Jimmie Johnson is open to racing in the 2023 Rolex 24 at Daytona in pursuit of his first victory (and an elusive watch) in the prestigious race.
Posted: September 29, 2022, 3:00 pm
Benjamin Pedersen will move up from the Indy Lights circuit into the NTT IndyCar Series, joining AJ Foyt Racing for the 2023 season.
Posted: September 28, 2022, 5:00 pm
As part of his scaled-back racing calendar for 2023, Jimmie Johnson has his eyes set on something no driver has attempted since 2014: The Double.
Posted: September 27, 2022, 11:58 pm