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
Josef Newgarden tightened his grip on the IndyCar championship with a trouble-free run at Portland International Raceway and a victory by teammate Will Power. Power won for the second time in three races, and the Sunday victory was critical because it prevented any of Newgarden's title contenders
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 1, 2019, 10:34 pm
Penske's Will Power took victory in IndyCar's Portland race, while team-mate Josef Newgarden's fifth place finish ensurs he heads to the Laguna Seca season finale with a commanding championship lead
Author: Autosport
Posted: September 1, 2019, 9:46 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) -- IndyCar won't return to Pocono Raceway next season and instead will replace the triangular oval with Richmond Raceway on the 2020 schedule announced Sunday.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: September 1, 2019, 8:37 pm
IndyCar's 2020 calendar includes a return to Richmond for the first time since 2009, replacing Pocono after its seven-year run on the schedule
Author: Autosport
Posted: September 1, 2019, 7:14 pm
James Hinchcliffe will stay on with what will become McLaren Racing SP into the 2020 IndyCar Series season
Author: Autosport
Posted: September 1, 2019, 9:30 am
Josef Newgarden has been the IndyCar points leader practically all season and has built enough of a cushion that his mindset has changed with only two anticlimactic races left. ''We're in such a favorable position,'' Newgarden said ahead of Sunday's next-to-last race at Portland
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: August 31, 2019, 11:37 pm
Harding Steinbrenner Racing's Colton Herta secured the second pole position of his rookie IndyCar season in qualifying at Portland, nudging out Will Power with the last lap of the session
Author: Autosport
Posted: August 31, 2019, 11:37 pm
Josef Newgarden made a pair of mistakes in Saturday qualifying and the IndyCar points leader will start behind two of his three rivals at Portland International Raceway. Colton Herta won the pole for Sunday's race. Of the four drivers mathematically eligible to win the title, only reigning series
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: August 31, 2019, 11:36 pm
Sebastien Bourdais topped the second practice at IndyCar's Portland round moments before crashing, while Colton Herta set the quickest lap across the two sessions
Author: Autosport
Posted: August 30, 2019, 11:07 pm
Conor Daly landed one of the most coveted seats in IndyCar when Arrow Schmidt Peterson called for a substitute driver for Sunday's race at Portland International Raceway. The opportunity is essentially a live tryout for an expected open seat with the team next year, when Formula One stalwart McLaren
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: August 30, 2019, 7:45 pm
Just a few days after Takuma Sato was widely criticized as the aggressor in a spectacular opening-lap crash, Bobby Rahal took his driver to lunch. Rahal happened to have business in Colorado, where Sato currently lives, and detoured to deliver a pep talk in the wake of a five-car accident at Pocono
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: August 29, 2019, 4:31 pm
Ex-Formula 1 driver Marcus Ericsson admits his IndyCar future is uncertain now his Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports team has joined forces with McLaren for 2020
Author: Autosport
Posted: August 27, 2019, 9:48 am
Penske's Josef Newgarden has hit out at IndyCar rookie Santino Ferrucci for causing the championship contender to spin at the last corner of the Gateway race
Author: Autosport
Posted: August 26, 2019, 3:47 pm
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing's Takuma Sato says the support he has received since his involvement in a multi-car accident at Pocono has helped make his IndyCar Gateway victory more special
Author: Autosport
Posted: August 26, 2019, 10:16 am
Takuma Sato held off Ed Carpenter to win the IndyCar race Saturday night at World Wide Technology Raceway. Tony Kaanan was third, followed by Santino Ferrucci and Simon Pagenaud. ''After the difficult circumstances and coming here ... the win is so big,'' said Sato, the 2016 Indianapolis
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: August 25, 2019, 4:37 am
Takuma Sato held off Ed Carpenter to take victory in IndyCar's Gateway race, just a week after shouldering the blame for causing a lap-one crash at Pocono
Author: Autosport
Posted: August 25, 2019, 4:07 am
Josef Newgarden will have a chance to expand his points lead in the IndyCar series with a win Saturday night at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway. Newgarden was the series champion in 2017, but finished fifth last season and is on a mission to claim his second title in three years. With 535
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: August 24, 2019, 2:30 am
MADISON, Ill. (AP) -- Josef Newgarden won the pole for Saturday night's IndyCar race at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: August 24, 2019, 12:30 am
Josef Newgarden took his eighth career pole for the IndyCar round at Gateway, while title rival Alexander Rossi will start the race from 11th on the grid.
Author: Autosport
Posted: August 23, 2019, 11:43 pm
Alexander Rossi learned from a headline that Takuma Sato's team had absolved its driver of blame for an opening-lap crash that harmed Rossi's championship chances. ''I get the gist, but my opinion remains the same,'' Rossi told The Associated Press on Thursday. The crash sent
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: August 22, 2019, 10:03 pm
The Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing IndyCar team has defended its driver Takuma Sato over his part in the five-car opening lap crash at Pocono last weekend
Author: Autosport
Posted: August 21, 2019, 9:05 am
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing did an internal review of the opening-lap crash at Pocono Raceway and absolved driver Takuma Sato of causing the accident. The team said it took the rare step Tuesday of publicly defending Sato, who has been widely blamed for triggering a five-car accident that altered
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: August 20, 2019, 10:46 pm
Reigning IndyCar champion Scott Dixon, race winner Will Power and Indianapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud have defended the Pocono circuit after an airborne crash for the second successive year
Author: Autosport
Posted: August 19, 2019, 3:33 pm
IndyCar title contender Alexander Rossi slammed fellow Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato for causing a five-car crash at Pocono a year on from Robert Wickens' devastating accident at the track
Author: Autosport
Posted: August 19, 2019, 8:42 am
The black clouds that enveloped Pocono and officially brought the IndyCar race to a premature end didn't appear until the halfway point. It may be a moot point, IndyCar and Pocono don't have a deal for a 2020 race. ''How many times do we have to go through the same situation before
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: August 19, 2019, 12:44 am
Will Power secured his first victory of the IndyCar season for Team Penske, as the race at Pocono was abandoned for weather and featured a huge crash at the start
Author: Autosport
Posted: August 18, 2019, 10:16 pm
Will Power has the won a shortened race at Pocono Raceway, the 13th straight season he's won an IndyCar race. The race was called with 72 laps left because of lightning and severe weather in the area. Lightning strikes at Pocono after a rain-shortened NASCAR race killed one fan in 2012.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: August 18, 2019, 10:02 pm
Josef Newgarden gets a kick out of anyone who considers the IndyCar championship race limited to two or three drivers. The 2017 series champion counts a field four or five deep all chasing him for first as the season winds down. Newgarden, first in the standings, took the pole at Pocono Raceway after
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: August 17, 2019, 8:15 pm
The emoji, however, hides the delicate steps Robert Wickens takes while clutching the bars of a treadmill. The surgeries, psychological setbacks and flat-out hard days always lurk for Wickens, who hits the one-year mark this weekend of the horrific wreck at Pocono Raceway . Wickens has been trying
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: August 17, 2019, 5:43 pm
IndyCar championship leader Josef Newgarden will start tomorrow's race at Pocono from pole position after rainfall led to the cancellation of qualifying at the tri-oval
Author: Autosport
Posted: August 17, 2019, 4:28 pm
IndyCar and Pocono Raceway could be headed toward another split. IndyCar returned to Pocono in 2013 after a 24-year absence for the first race of a three-year contract. Pocono CEO Nick Igdalsky said both sides have continued to talk about the future of the series at the track.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: August 16, 2019, 11:15 pm
IndyCar race winner Colton Herta looks set to leave the Harding Steinbrenner team for the 2020 season, with Andretti Autosports and Arrown McLaren SP eager to sign the rookie
Author: Autosport
Posted: August 16, 2019, 4:06 pm
Leaving Honda for Chevrolet was a "big negative" in Schmidt Peterson Motorsports' partnership with McLaren in IndyCar, but the deal was a "no-brainer", according to team boss Sam Schmidt
Author: Autosport
Posted: August 14, 2019, 11:32 am
Fernando Alonso is "yet to show interest" in a full season of IndyCar competition, according to McLaren Formula 1 CEO Zak Brown
Author: Autosport
Posted: August 13, 2019, 3:32 pm
Sam Schmidt hopes to find a way for James Hinchcliffe to remain with his IndyCar team despite its 2020 McLaren/Chevrolet deal potentially clashing with his Honda backing
Author: Autosport
Posted: August 9, 2019, 6:27 pm
McLaren will return to full-time IndyCar competition next season for the first time since 1979 in a partnership with existing team Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports. The new venture will be renamed Arrow McLaren Racing SP and rely on SPM's current infrastructure. McLaren will be responsible for
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: August 9, 2019, 5:47 pm
McLaren will enter the IndyCar Series full-time from 2020 in partnership with Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, running two Chevrolet-powered cars
Author: Autosport
Posted: August 9, 2019, 12:00 pm
Conor Daly will return to Andretti Autosport for IndyCar's 2019 season finale at Laguna Seca
Author: Autosport
Posted: August 8, 2019, 6:52 pm
Simon Pagenuad became the first Indianapolis 500 winner to unveil his likeness on the iconic trophy outside the United States. Pagenaud celebrated his Indianapolis victory Monday by displaying the BorgWarner Trophy at a ceremony along the Champs Elysees. Pagenaud is the first Frenchman to win Indy
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: August 5, 2019, 8:44 pm
IndyCar plans to use hybrid technology to increase horsepower and improve safety. The racing series announced Thursday it will integrate a hybrid powertrain into its cars beginning in 2022. The technology will use braking systems to create energy recovery and will include multi-phase motors, inverters
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: August 1, 2019, 3:14 pm
The IndyCar Series has delayed its next engine formula until 2022 so it can integrate a hybrid system, in a bid to attract more manufacturers to join Honda and Chevrolet
Author: Autosport
Posted: August 1, 2019, 2:58 pm
Indy Lights championship leader Oliver Askew says his test IndyCar test with Chip Ganassi Racing in a current-spec IndyCar next week can "open doors" and is the "biggest opportunity" he has had in his career
Author: Autosport
Posted: August 1, 2019, 9:15 am
Ryan Hunter-Reay says he was "baffled" by IndyCar points' leader Josef Newgarden's late attempt to steal a podium at Mid-Ohio
Author: Autosport
Posted: July 30, 2019, 12:29 pm
Scott Dixon says that the Mid-Ohio IndyCar race proves that the championship has "the best racing in the world" after he beat team-mate Felix Rosenqvist
Author: Autosport
Posted: July 30, 2019, 10:43 am
Felix Rosenqvist says racing his IndyCar team-mate Scott Dixon is like "playing with fire" and he would have been more aggressive against a non-Chip Ganassi Racing-run car at Mid-Ohio
Author: Autosport
Posted: July 29, 2019, 1:49 pm
Scott Dixon held off rookie teammate Felix Rosenqvist on Sunday to win the Honda Indy 200 for the sixth time, putting himself back in contention to defend his IndyCar season championship. Dixon won by 0.0934 seconds in the closest finish at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and the third-closest on a road
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 28, 2019, 10:19 pm
Scott Dixon used an alternative strategy to claim his second victory of the 2019 IndyCar season, leading a Ganassi one-two ahead of Felix Rosenqvist at Mid-Ohio
Author: Autosport
Posted: July 28, 2019, 10:15 pm

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