Spencer Pigot has been released by IndyCar squad Ed Carpenter Racing after three and a half seasons, amid speculation Nico Hulkenberg could race for the team in 2020
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 15, 2019, 7:46 am
Meyer Shank Racing will contest a full IndyCar season in 2020, signing Andretti Autosport as a technical partner as its previous deal came to an end and McLaren replaced it
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 8, 2019, 5:18 pm
IndyCar series officials have held "exploratory" discussions about staging a race in Sydney, according to series president Jay Frye
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 7, 2019, 1:16 pm
Sebastien Bourdais believes IndyCar lap times will be three quarters of a second per lap slower in 2020 due to the addition of the aeroscreen cockpit protection system
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 6, 2019, 4:59 pm
Roger Penske spent part of Tuesday walking Indianapolis Motor Speedway, using a cool, sunny day to look over the historic venue that will soon be his. The hulking grey structure had been in the Hulman family since Tony Hulman purchased it in 1945, and generations over seven decades since have poured
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 6, 2019, 4:38 pm
Roger Penske hopes his "credibility" will prevent accusations of a conflict of interest following his corporation's purchase of IndyCar and Indianapolis Motor Speedway owner Hulman and Company
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 5, 2019, 1:39 pm
Roger Penske was a car-loving, 14-year-old who regularly listened to the Indianapolis 500 on the radio when his father landed tickets to the 1951 race. Now he owns the iconic speedway, its hallowed grounds, ''The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,'' the IndyCar Series and all its properties
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 5, 2019, 3:27 am
Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the IndyCar Series and other properties controlled by the Hulman family are being sold to Penske Entertainment Corp., a subsidiary of Penske Corp., which is owned by billionaire Roger Penske. 1911: The Indianapolis 500 could not be the race it is today without Ray Harroun
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 4, 2019, 9:34 pm
Penske Entertainment will assess options for bringing a more adventurous roster of events at Indianapolis Motor Speedway - including a possible IndyCar/NASCAR double-header, endurance racing and the return of Formula 1
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 4, 2019, 8:57 pm
Mark Miles, the president of Hulman and Company, believes that Penske's purchase of Indianapolis Motor Speedway and IndyCar will make US open-wheel racing more attractive to manufacturers and sponsors
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 4, 2019, 5:45 pm
A subsidiary of the Penske Corporation has purchased the IndyCar Series and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway among other assets from the previous owner, Hulman and Company
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 4, 2019, 1:30 pm
McLaren will continue to pay James Hinchcliffe's salary during the 2020 season after its controversial decision to oust him from its new IndyCar team
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 4, 2019, 12:43 pm
The head of McLaren said Friday its IndyCar team will pay James Hinchcliffe not to drive for them in 2020, a change of direction for the organization set in motion when young driver Pato O'Ward became available. Zak Brown said the decision this week to remove Hinchcliffe from the Arrow McLaren SP
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 1, 2019, 9:59 pm
Arrow McLaren SP's Sam Schmidt says dropping James Hinchcliffe from the team's IndyCar line-up in favour of Oliver Askew and Patricio O'Ward for 2020 was a "gut-wrenching" decision
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 1, 2019, 1:32 pm
James Hinchcliffe said he was ''shocked'' to learn Arrow McLaren SP was dumping him from his 2020 seat in the IndyCar Seriesthis week. Hinchcliffe first joined Sam Schmidt's team in 2015 and had repeated public assurances that the final year of his contract would be honored even
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: October 31, 2019, 2:52 pm
A "shocked" James Hinchcliffe says he's still hoping to land a full-time IndyCar seat in 2020, after losing his drive with the Arrow McLaren SP team
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 31, 2019, 2:52 pm
From the moment McLaren said it was teaming with Sam Schmidt's IndyCar team, all participants stressed that popular veteran James Hinchcliffe would be part of the team in 2020. Arrow McLaren SP officially named Indy Lights champions Pato O'Ward and Oliver Askew as its drivers for 2020 on Wednesday
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: October 30, 2019, 7:42 pm
McLaren's IndyCar team has signed Indy Lights champion Oliver Askew and Pato O'Ward to its team in 2020, meaning there is no place for James Hinchcliffe
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 30, 2019, 3:38 pm
James Hinchcliffe has been released from the new Arrow McLaren SP Racing team, two people with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press, despite repeated public assurances that the popular Canadian was not leaving the organization once McLaren came aboard. Hinchcliffe learned Sunday
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: October 29, 2019, 4:33 pm
McLaren's IndyCar team will send personnel to the Mexican Grand Prix with its Formula 1 squad, but denied that means it will imminently announce Patricio O'Ward as its second driver
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 19, 2019, 7:46 am
Chip Ganassi Racing will field a third IndyCar next season for Marcus Ericsson, a former Formula One driver who just completed his first year in the American open-wheel series. Ericsson spent his rookie year with Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, but the team expressed little interest in retaining
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: October 8, 2019, 6:57 pm
Chip Ganassi Racing has expanded to a three-car IndyCar line-up after signing Alfa Romeo Formula 1 third driver Marcus Ericsson to partner Scott Dixon and Felix Rosenqvist
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 8, 2019, 6:21 pm
The aeroscreen IndyCar will adopt in 2020 is stronger than the halo device used in Formula 1 and other single-seater categories, according to developer Red Bull Advanced Technologies
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 4, 2019, 1:26 pm
Champions Scott Dixon and Will Power say the Red Bull-designed aeroscreen IndyCar will implement in 2020 would be ready to race this weekend, following the device's first on-track test
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 3, 2019, 1:43 pm
Scott Dixon and Will Power both declared IndyCar’s new aeroscreen “ready to race” during the first extensive test session for the cockpit protection that will debut next season. “It’s like a road car,” Dixon said. The aeroscreen developed by Red Bull Advanced Technologies virtually covers the open-air
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: October 2, 2019, 7:58 pm
Scott Dixon and Will Power both declared IndyCar’s new aeroscreen “ready to race” during the first extensive test session for the cockpit protection that will debut next season. “It’s like a road car,” Dixon said. The aeroscreen developed by Red Bull Advanced Technologies virtually covers the open-air
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: October 2, 2019, 7:58 pm
IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden turned exhibition laps Friday at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the first appearance of an open-wheel car at the track since three spectators were killed 20 years ago. Newgarden, who won his second title in three years last weekend, drove the Indy car that Team Penske teammate
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 27, 2019, 11:31 pm
Double champion Josef Newgarden will demo his Penske IndyCar at Charlotte this weekend, and the track and championship have held "high-level" talks about an IndyCar Roval round in the future
Author: Autosport
Posted: September 27, 2019, 3:34 pm
Felix Rosenqvist admits he channelled his "anger" over his treatment at the hands of the IndyCar Series' stewards into a strong finish in last weekend's Laguna Seca season finale
Author: Autosport
Posted: September 25, 2019, 9:13 am
Alexander Rossi believes he minimised his mistakes in the IndyCar title fight in 2019 but "probably the right guy won" in Penske's Josef Newgarden
Author: Autosport
Posted: September 24, 2019, 2:04 pm
Freshly-crowned double IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden says he was "dreading" the "chaotic" double points finale at Laguna Seca, which the Penske driver "hated"
Author: Autosport
Posted: September 23, 2019, 11:23 am
Josef Newgarden wrapped up his second IndyCar championship and burst into tears - an odd reaction for a steely-nerved race car driver who rarely shows emotion. It was nearly two hours after his championship drive Sunday around Laguna Seca Raceway and Newgarden was still a bit emotional. A big weight
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 22, 2019, 11:11 pm
Colton Herta fended off Will Power to win the IndyCar season finale at Laguna Seca as Josef Newgarden secured his second series title
Author: Autosport
Posted: September 22, 2019, 9:48 pm
Felix Rosenqvist has slammed IndyCar race officials as "maybe having something against me" after his two fastest qualifying times were deleted at the Laguna Seca finale
Author: Autosport
Posted: September 22, 2019, 7:27 am
Takuma Sato will return to Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing next season and Colton Herta was pulled inside the Andretti Autosport camp as IndyCar drivers are securing their 2020 plans. Rahal said Saturday it had picked up the option for next year on Sato, a former Indianapolis 500 winner who has won twice
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 22, 2019, 1:45 am
Colton Herta shifted the spotlight away from IndyCar's championship race with yet another masterful drive around Laguna Seca Raceway. The 19-year-old rookie won the pole for Sunday's season-ending race roughly an hour after Andretti Autosport said it was pulling Herta inside its organization
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 21, 2019, 10:46 pm
Colton Herta claimed the third pole of his rookie IndyCar campaign by beating championship contenders Scott Dixon and Alexander Rossi in qualifying at the 2019 season finale at Laguna Seca
Author: Autosport
Posted: September 21, 2019, 10:11 pm
Andretti Autosport will join forces with Harding Steinbrenner Racing via a partnership that means the former will field a fifth entry in the 2020 IndyCar season for Colton Herta
Author: Autosport
Posted: September 21, 2019, 9:03 pm
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing has announced it will retain 2017 Indianapolis 500 winner and former Formula 1 driver Takuma Sato for the '20 IndyCar season
Author: Autosport
Posted: September 21, 2019, 3:48 pm
When a 19-year-old rookie paces the field at an unfamiliar and technically demanding race track, it catches the attention of veterans who wonder if the kid is fearless or foolish whipping around historic Laguna Seca Raceway. Will Power went with ''definitely brave'' in describing Colton
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 20, 2019, 11:43 pm
Ryan Hunter-Reay put his Andretti Autosport Dallara-Honda on top in second practice for the IndyCar season finale at Laguna Seca
Author: Autosport
Posted: September 20, 2019, 11:12 pm
Colton Herta led fellow IndyCar rookies Felix Rosenqvist and Santino Ferrucci in opening practice for the Laguna Seca finale, despite all three going off and Herta causing a red flag
Author: Autosport
Posted: September 20, 2019, 6:54 pm
One-time IndyCar champion Will Power says he "won't play games" and influence the title fight between his Penske team-mates Josef Newgarden and Simon Pagenaud, as well as Andretti's Alexander Rossi
Author: Autosport
Posted: September 20, 2019, 12:02 pm
Alexander Rossi says qualifying for this weekend's IndyCar double-points season finale will be "critical" as overtaking at the series' return to Laguna Seca is expected to be tough
Author: Autosport
Posted: September 20, 2019, 11:20 am
Graham Rahal is grateful for most of the genes he inherited from his father, champion race car driver Bobby Rahal. Rahal is the largest driver in IndyCar and revealed this week he's undergoing body contouring treatments in his battle with the bulge. ''It is no secret, I'm not shy about
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 20, 2019, 6:58 am
Josef Newgarden, clad head-to-toe in solid black, was the last championship contender to arrive at an IndyCar event already underway. ''Good evening,'' Newgarden bellowed, pausing just long enough to pat Rossi on the back. It was a paradoxical moment for the IndyCar points leader, who
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 19, 2019, 8:33 pm
Chip Ganassi Racing's rookie star Felix Rosenqvist says the IndyCar Dallara-Honda is the most difficult car he has needed to master in his career
Author: Autosport
Posted: September 18, 2019, 1:07 pm
IndyCar plans to conduct its first on-track test with its Red Bull Advanced Technologies-developed aeroscreen cockpit protection device at Indianapolis next month
Author: Autosport
Posted: September 13, 2019, 12:35 pm
IndyCar leader Josef Newgarden says he is not "very comfortable" heading into the final round with a 41-point margin over prime rival Alexander Rossi given the series' double points system
Author: Autosport
Posted: September 4, 2019, 2:12 pm
IndyCar team boss Sam Schmidt was disappointed Marcus Ericsson was an unused substitute by Alfa Romeo at Formula 1's Belgian Grand Prix, and reckons his driver is "pretty pissed" too
Author: Autosport
Posted: September 3, 2019, 8:14 am

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *