IndyCar announced a multi-year title sponsorship deal Tuesday with NTT, a global information technology and communications company based in Japan. The series will be called the NTT IndyCar Series. NTT Data, a subsidiary of parent company Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp., already sponsors a car
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 15, 2019, 8:44 pm
The search for IndyCar's new title sponsor may be nearing an end - and just in time for NBC to provide more value with expanded television coverage of the series. Mark Miles, the president and CEO of IndyCar parent Hulman & Co., said Wednesday he hopes to make a formal announcement before February
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 9, 2019, 9:31 pm
Four-time IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti says Felix Rosenqvist's wide-ranging experience of driving multiple types of cars leaves the Swede well-placed to quickly adapt to IndyCar with Chip Ganassi Racing
Author: Autosport
Posted: January 2, 2019, 12:42 pm
Alexander Rossi used a mental technique pioneered by Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps to ensure his performances did not drop off during his 2018 IndyCar title-contending season
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 31, 2018, 11:09 am
American racing legend Rick Mears says Dallara's new, more difficult Indycar will suit McLaren's Fernando Alonso better in his second Indianapolis 500 attempt in 2019
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 25, 2018, 3:50 pm
Tracy will return to NBC's coverage in 2019. The network was investigating after a racist post was made from his Facebook account.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: December 22, 2018, 6:49 pm
Cosworth has spoken to several manufacturers regarding a potential IndyCar engine programme
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 18, 2018, 11:49 am
DragonSpeed has confirmed a part-time 2019 IndyCar programme with the intention of going full-time the following year
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 17, 2018, 3:26 pm
Josef Newgarden says his Penske IndyCar team has made a step in the right direction to solve the "deficiencies" it had in 2018
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 10, 2018, 5:13 pm
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports believes Formula 1 recruit Marcus Ericsson has a driving style compatible with 2019 IndyCar team-mate James Hinchcliffe and the sidelined Robert Wickens.
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 9, 2018, 3:15 pm
The new-look Steinbrenner Harding Racing IndyCar team will run with Honda engines in the 2019 season
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 6, 2018, 12:58 pm
Ex-Sauber Formula 1 driver Marcus Ericsson has completed his first IndyCar test with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports at Sebring, covering "around 100-115" laps
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 5, 2018, 10:13 am
Fernando Alonso will be powered by Chevrolet for his second attempt to win the Indianapolis 500. Alonso is entering the race with McLaren, which had a 70 percent win rate from 1968 to 1970 when partnered with Chevrolet that included 23 consecutive victories. The IndyCar Series currently has only two
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: December 4, 2018, 2:13 pm
Two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso's 2019 McLaren Racing Indianapolis 500 entry will be powered by Chevrolet engines
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 4, 2018, 12:00 pm
Ex-Formula 1 driver Rubens Barrichello's son Eduardo will race in the 2019 Cooper Tyres USF2000 Championship
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 27, 2018, 9:49 pm
Seven-time NASCAR Cup champion Jimmie Johnson says he is interested in contesting IndyCar races but would prefer to try a road course rather than an oval
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 27, 2018, 10:06 am
PLAINFIELD, Ind. (AP) -- Santino Ferrucci has been hired to drive full-time for Dale Coyne's IndyCar team in 2019.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 21, 2018, 9:13 pm
Injured IndyCar driver Robert Wickens's latest social media update on his recovery shows him progressing with gait training - the process of learning to walk again
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 21, 2018, 8:29 am
Santino Ferrucci will contest the full 2019 IndyCar Series season as team-mate to Sebastien Bourdais at Dale Coyne Racing
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 20, 2018, 7:32 pm
IndyCar boss Mark Miles described initial talks about the possibility of running a race on the Gold Coast in 2020 as "encouraging" after a visit to Australia
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 19, 2018, 7:32 pm
Indy Lights champion Patricio O'Ward believes if he and Harding Racing can "put everything together" then he can be challenging for wins in his first IndyCar season
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 16, 2018, 4:38 pm
Former Force India Formula 1 deputy team principal Bob Fernley has been named president of McLaren's IndyCar programme.
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 15, 2018, 11:14 am
McLaren Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso will return to the Indianapolis 500 in 2019 for his second attempt on IndyCar's most famous race
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 14, 2018, 5:22 pm
Jordan King will compete in the 2019 Indianapolis 500 with IndyCar team Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing.
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 14, 2018, 4:19 pm
IndyCar chiefs are beginning formal talks about bringing Surfers Paradise back onto the calendar, possibly as soon as 2020
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 14, 2018, 8:45 am
The 2019 Indy Lights champion will receive an increased financial prize for winning the series, despite Mazda's withdrawal from the Road to Indy scheme at the end of this year
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 12, 2018, 12:45 pm
The McLaren Formula 1 team's 2019 Indianapolis 500 will be a "separate team", rather than an affiliation in a similar fashion to its partnership with Andretti Autosport in '17
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 11, 2018, 11:50 am
Alonso drove in the 2017 Indianapolis 500. He led 27 laps before his engine expired.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: November 10, 2018, 7:25 pm
Fernando Alonso will return to the Indianapolis 500 with McLaren in 2019 as he bids to complete motorsport's unofficial Triple Crown
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 10, 2018, 7:19 pm
The Mayor of Rio de Janeiro has announced there will be an IndyCar race in the city in 2020, but series officials have denied any such deal has been done
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 8, 2018, 4:42 pm
James Hinchcliffe says he is glad Schmidt Peterson Motorsports did not buy him a seat in the 2018 Indianapolis 500 after he failed to qualify
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 6, 2018, 12:59 pm
Mari Hulman George, the ''quiet pioneer'' of auto racing who was instrumental in the expansion of Indianapolis Motor Speedway and became known to millions of fans over the years as the one who ordered countless drivers to start their engines before races, died Saturday. Hulman George
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 3, 2018, 7:21 pm
Mari Hulman George, who served as chairman of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Holman & Company from 1988 to 2016, has died aged 83
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 3, 2018, 3:24 pm
Tracy, who works as an analyst for NBC, contends the account that made the post was not his. The person who he replied to disputes that claim.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: November 2, 2018, 8:01 pm
Former Schmidt Peterson Motorsports general manager Piers Phillips has joined Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing as president to oversee its involvement in IndyCar, IMSA and the new Jaguar i-Pace eTrophy Series
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 1, 2018, 4:02 pm
Marco Andretti has invested in his #98 IndyCar entry for next year, when it will officially be Andretti Herta Autosport w/ Marco Andretti & Curb-Agajanian
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 1, 2018, 3:30 pm
Marcus Ericsson has admitted his Formula 1 experience will raise the pressure on him consideraly when he joins the IndyCar Series with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports for 2019
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 31, 2018, 5:41 pm
Chip Ganassi Racing says it was impressed by IndyCar signing Felix Rosenqvist's pace compared to championship-winning team-mate Scott Dixon on his first test using IndyCar's universal aerokit at Barber
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 30, 2018, 4:15 pm
Sauber Formula One driver Marcus Ericsson will move to IndyCar in 2019 with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports. The team plans to keep a seat for injured driver Robert Wickens. The team announced Tuesday that Ericsson will pilot the No. 7 Honda.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: October 30, 2018, 2:18 pm
Alexander Rossi and Tony Kanaan were among three drivers to take part in IndyCar's first test at the Austin circuit that will join the series' schedule from 2019
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 30, 2018, 1:45 pm
Sauber Formula 1 driver Marcus Ericsson will switch to IndyCar in 2019, driving for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports as full-time team-mate to James Hinchcliffe
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 30, 2018, 11:59 am
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has invited IndyCar boss Mark Miles to the Gold Coast to discuss bringing the series back to Surfers Paradise
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 30, 2018, 10:20 am
Injured IndyCar driver Robert Wickens has offered more detail on his definition of himself as a paraplegic in his recent posts on social media
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 27, 2018, 2:09 am
IndyCar driver Robert Wickens is paralyzed from the chest down from injuries suffered in an August crash at Pocono Raceway. The 29-year-old Wickens has been updating his rehabilitation progress on social media and posted a video Thursday of his ''first slide transfer as a paraplegic''
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: October 27, 2018, 1:03 am
IndyCar driver Robert Wickens has clarified the severity of his injuries in an Instagram post filmed during his ongoing rehabilitation
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 26, 2018, 2:43 pm
Wickens suffered severe spinal cord injuries and other significant injuries in an August crash.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: October 26, 2018, 1:46 pm
Tony Stewart is reconsidering a return to the Indianapolis 500 in part because of injuries Robert Wickens suffered in an IndyCar crash. Stewart has been consistent in his desire to run at least one IndyCar race on an oval, preferably at Pocono Raceway, to acclimate himself to the car before he entered
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: October 25, 2018, 6:47 pm
Zak Brown has confirmed McLaren will not compete full-time in IndyCar next year, but says there is a chance Fernando Alonso could contest the Indianapolis 500 again as a one-off
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 19, 2018, 5:20 pm
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing's Graham Rahal believes IndyCar has found a better package for superspeedways such as the Indianapolis 500, after testing revised aerodynamics and tyre compounds
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 18, 2018, 3:57 pm