Everything went Colton Herta's way on Sunday, from the victory on the race track to the sparkling wine on the podium instead of apple cider. The 18-year American rookie became the youngest winner in IndyCar history when he captured the IndyCar Classic after a late-race crash near the entry to pit
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: March 24, 2019, 10:18 pm
Steinbrenner Harding Racing's Colton Herta became the youngest winner in IndyCar history with victory at Austin in a wild late finish
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 24, 2019, 7:47 pm
Ricardo Juncos says that this weekend's IndyCar Classic remains his team's only confirmed 2019 IndyCar event, though has potential deals for three more outings
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 24, 2019, 3:38 pm
Will Power topped qualifying once again. Now he has a chance to turn pole position into a tidy little payday if he can drive to another victory. The Team Penske star earned career pole No. 56 Saturday at the inaugural IndyCar Classic at the Circuit of the Americas, edging Andretti Autosport teammates
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: March 23, 2019, 10:12 pm
Will Power continued Penske's domination of IndyCar's first race weekend at Austin to take his 56th career pole position ahead of Sunday's race
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 23, 2019, 8:26 pm
Penske dominated the opening practice sessions of IndyCar's first visit to Austin, with Will Power setting the fastest time of the weekend so far
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 22, 2019, 8:36 pm
Larry Foyt's memories of the Austin area mostly involve water skiing and packs of adolescent boys sneaking a peek at the nudist beach in an area called Hippie Hollow. The president of A.J. Foyt Racing would like to add something new to the mix: a checkered flag or at least a more realistic push
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: March 22, 2019, 7:31 pm
From the time the first piles of dirt and rock were moved to start paving a new Formula One track in Texas, the owners of the Circuit of the Americas eyed a future with IndyCar. ''I think it can happen,'' track President Bobby Epstein said. Epstein has insisted the IndyCar Classic will
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: March 21, 2019, 9:27 pm
IndyCar driver Ed Jones has been cleared to contest this weekend's race at the Circuit of the Americas after breaking his hand in the season opener at St Petersburg
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 21, 2019, 7:27 pm
Marcus Ericsson's experience of Austin during his time as a Formula 1 driver helped Schmidt Peterson Motorsport shortcut its learning of IndyCar's newest track
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 21, 2019, 3:15 pm
Danica Patrick choked back tears after crashing out of her final Indianapolis 500, that one last trip around the historic speedway that launched her career coming to such a disappointing close. NBC Sports announced Wednesday that Patrick will be part of its inaugural broadcast of the Indianapolis 500
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: March 20, 2019, 8:09 pm
Cosworth co-owner Kevin Kalkhoven has dismissed rumours that his company will build an engine on behalf of a third manufacturer for the IndyCar 2021 regulations
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 20, 2019, 1:12 pm
Danica Patrick will join NBC Sports' inaugural coverage of the Indianapolis 500 as an analyst alongside host Mike Tirico. Patrick retired from racing after last year's Indianapolis 500. Patrick will be a studio analyst on race day and contribute to NBC Sports' pre-race, in-race and post-race
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: March 20, 2019, 12:58 pm
Former McLaren Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso will test at Texas Motor Speedway next month as part of his preparations for his second attempt on IndyCar's Indianapolis 500
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 15, 2019, 11:14 am
IndyCar champions Scott Dixon, Will Power and Josef Newgarden believe Ganassi's rookie signing Felix Rosenqvist will be a major threat this season after his impressive debut in St Petersburg
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 13, 2019, 4:14 pm
Felix Rosenqvist was buckled into his brand new race car and ready to pull off pit lane when his boss leaned into the cockpit. Rosenqvist had a stellar IndyCar debut that validated all the buzz surrounding Ganassi's new hire.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: March 12, 2019, 6:35 pm
IndyCar frontrunners Scott Dixon and Will Power have praised the series for avoiding "random" caution periods in the St Petersburg season-opener
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 12, 2019, 4:48 pm
IndyCar is in talks about a future race in Argentina, using the World Superbike Championship's circuit in the country
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 12, 2019, 3:22 pm
Felix Rosenqvist has revealed he was effectively driving one-armed for much of his impressive IndyCar debut for Ganassi in St Petersburg due to a trapped nerve
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 11, 2019, 2:05 pm
IndyCar Series racer Ed Jones has been diagnosed with a broken bone in his hand following a heavy crash in the season opening St Petersburg race on Sunday
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 10, 2019, 10:03 pm
Team Penske's hot start to the motorsports season continued Sunday with a Josef Newgarden victory in the IndyCar season opener - the fourth win for a Penske car in seven days spanning three series. Team Penske won consecutive NASCAR races with Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano to lock both into the
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: March 10, 2019, 9:35 pm
Team Penske's Josef Newgarden won the IndyCar season-opener in St Petersburg, beating reigning champion Scott Dixon
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 10, 2019, 8:05 pm
Josef Newgarden has won the IndyCar season-opening race to continue Team Penske's strong start to the motorsports season. Team Penske drivers have combined to win two NASCAR races, two Supercars races in Australia and now the IndyCar opener for four victories in seven days. As Newgarden was taking
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: March 10, 2019, 7:49 pm
Trevor Carlin believes his team's new IndyCar signing Patricio O'Ward is as good as McLaren Formula 1 rookie Lando Norris
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 10, 2019, 3:36 pm
The IndyCar field surprised Robert Wickens with an early 30th birthday celebration before Sunday's race at St. Petersburg. Wickens is at a track for the first time since he suffered a spinal cord injury in an August race. Wickens made his IndyCar debut in last year's race at St. Pete, won the
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: March 10, 2019, 2:03 pm
IndyCar rookie Felix Rosenqvist says his third-place on the St Petersburg grid felt like "a gift" not a result on merit
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 10, 2019, 10:34 am
Roger Penske's teams are off to such a strong start to the motorsports season that his IndyCar group arrived at the season-opening event under pressure to match the performance. Will Power and Josef Newgarden swept the front row in qualifying to put a pair of Penske's Chevrolets out front for
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: March 9, 2019, 10:06 pm
Team Penske's Will Power took his eighth St Petersburg pole position ahead of the IndyCar season opener, edging team-mate Josef Newgarden in the closing stages
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 9, 2019, 8:50 pm
McLaren will receive engineering support from Carlin Racing in this year's Indianapolis 500. McLaren entered Indy in 2017 with Fernando Alonso in a partnership with Andretti Autosport and a Honda engine. McLaren and Honda didn't part on good terms following the 2017 Formula One season and working
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: March 9, 2019, 6:51 pm
IndyCar Series team boss Trevor Carlin says his squad's deal to assist McLaren's Indianapolis 500 assault with Fernando Alonso "should be a win-win" for all concerned
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 9, 2019, 6:23 pm
His psychologist has warned Robert Wickens to consider the worst possible scenarios as he recovers from a spinal cord injury. Wickens prefers to think only about the day when he is no longer in a wheelchair and able to race cars again. ''There's a mental aspect that I'm still having
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: March 8, 2019, 9:38 pm
Robert Wickens says racing in IndyCar again remains his primary "dream" following the severe spinal injury he suffered in his Pocono crash last year
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 8, 2019, 9:11 pm
Ryan Hunter-Reay put Andretti Autosport on top of the St Petersburg IndyCar practice times with the first one-minute lap of the weekend on Friday afternoon
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 8, 2019, 8:24 pm
Motorsports giant Roger Penske disclosed Friday that he received a kidney transplant shortly after the 2017 IndyCar season finale. Penske told The Associated Press he received the kidney from his son, Greg. The 82-year-old owner of Team Penske and the Penske Corp. kept the transplant private and was
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: March 8, 2019, 8:17 pm
Australian racer James Davison will pilot a third entry for Dale Coyne Racing in this year's Indianapolis 500
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 8, 2019, 5:46 pm
Ganassi's rookie signing Felix Rosenqvist was fastest in his first official IndyCar session in opening St Petersburg practice, while fellow Swedish newcomer and Formula 1 convert Marcus Ericsson was third
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 8, 2019, 4:54 pm
Reigning Indy Lights champion Patricio O'Ward will contest 12 IndyCar rounds with Carlin this year, including the Indy 500
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 7, 2019, 8:48 pm
Something about the city of St. Petersburg captured Sebastien Bourdais when he first moved to America to pursue his racing career. The city has been good to Bourdais, the streets even better. Bourdais is the unofficial ambassador for IndyCar's season-opening event Sunday, when the Frenchman will
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: March 7, 2019, 6:32 pm
Andretti Autosport does not head into the 2019 season as title favourite despite its resurgence last year, according to the team's chief operating officer Rob Edwards
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 7, 2019, 3:27 pm
Marcus Ericsson is preparing for his IndyCar debut this weekend after joining Schmidt Peterson Motorsports from the Sauber Formula 1 team. Here, he describes the main differences between the championships
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 7, 2019, 12:47 pm
IndyCar is ready to go racing again after six long months spent solidifying the business side of the series as it executes a five-year plan aimed at continued growth. Scott Dixon wrapped up his fifth IndyCar championship last September. The months since have seen IndyCar land new title sponsorship
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: March 7, 2019, 1:24 am
The first IndyCar race of the season will see both A.J. Foyt and paralyzed driver Robert Wickens back at the track. Wickens suffered a spinal cord injury in a crash last August and has been rehabilitating in Denver the last several months. The Canadian said he will be part of IndyCar's driver autograph
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: March 6, 2019, 9:42 pm
Will Power feels he is in the greatest form of his IndyCar career and is aiming to double up on series titles and Indianapolis 500 victories this season
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 6, 2019, 10:11 am
Scott Dixon's newest IndyCar title defense began Tuesday with some endorsements. Team owner Chip Ganassi tabbed the five-time series champ as someone whose star power will linger for decades. PNC Bank executive vice president Lou Cestello announced his company would continue to sponsor Dixon'
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: March 5, 2019, 11:37 pm
Graham Rahal believes other racing championships cannot match IndyCar's recent rise, and that it is one additional manufacturer away from "absolutely taking off"
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 5, 2019, 2:09 pm
Andretti Autosport believes the potential of driver Colton Herta is enough to justify its tie-up with Harding Steinbrenner Racing in 2019, after Herta impressed in IndyCar testing last month
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 4, 2019, 3:40 pm
IndyCar's 2019 season UK television coverage will switch to Sky Sports and be broadcast on its Formula 1 channel
Author: Autosport
Posted: March 1, 2019, 9:34 am
IndyCar has overhauled Indianapolis 500 qualifying weekend so that both the front and back of the grid are decided on the Sunday
Author: Autosport
Posted: February 28, 2019, 7:25 pm
Sage Karam will enter the Indianapolis 500 with Dreyer & Reinbold Racing for the fifth time in six years
Author: Autosport
Posted: February 28, 2019, 4:45 pm
Pippa Mann will race in the 2019 Indianapolis 500 for Clauson-Marshall Racing
Author: Autosport
Posted: February 27, 2019, 8:57 pm