Championship leader Josef Newgarden won the heavily delayed IndyCar Iowa 300, beating a hard-charging Scott Dixon in what was a dominant display by Team Penske
Author: Autosport
Posted: July 21, 2019, 7:19 am
With his championship lead in danger, Josef Newgarden strengthened his hold on the title chase with yet another blistering run in Iowa. Josef Newgarden led 245 laps of 300 laps and won the weather-delayed IndyCar race early Sunday at the Iowa Speedway, his fourth victory of the season. Newgarden'
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 21, 2019, 7:18 am
IndyCar points leader Josef Newgarden has spent much of the season holding off a hard-charging Alexander Rossi. Indianapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud looks poised to make the chase for the championship a three-car affair. Pagenaud moved 22 points closer to Newgarden, his Team Penske teammate, after
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 20, 2019, 2:59 pm
Simon Pagenaud will start first in Saturday's IndyCar race at Iowa Speedway after winning the pole for the second week in a row. Will Power qualified second, followed by series leader Josef Newgarden and Takuma Sato. Defending Iowa champion James Hinchcliffe was fifth and Alexander Rossi, just
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 19, 2019, 9:03 pm
Simon Pagenaud claimed his second consecutive IndyCar pole position, as Penske dominated qualifying at Iowa Speedway
Author: Autosport
Posted: July 19, 2019, 7:36 pm
Last year's Iowa winner James Hinchcliffe says low sun in this weekend's IndyCar race at the oval could prove "dangerous", and that he is "disappointed" with the start time
Author: Autosport
Posted: July 19, 2019, 11:52 am
At just 20, Sage Karam had already landed his dream gig with a seat in Chip Ganassi Racing's powerhouse IndyCar program. Four years later, Karam is hoping to prove that he deserves another shot at a full-time seat in the series. Karam and fellow American Conor Daly will fill in for Saturday'
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 18, 2019, 11:08 pm
Sage Karam and Conor Daly will return to the Carlin team for this weekend's IndyCar race at Iowa
Author: Autosport
Posted: July 17, 2019, 10:58 am
Three-time Toronto IndyCar winner Will Power says the crash that ended the Penske driver's race last weekend on the penultimate lap was a "terrible mistake"
Author: Autosport
Posted: July 16, 2019, 2:38 pm
Robert Wickens says driving again is "the best therapy" after leading parade laps at the Toronto IndyCar race in a specially adapted road car with hand controls
Author: Autosport
Posted: July 16, 2019, 10:30 am
Multiple IndyCar champion Scott Dixon says repairing his arm could be an "off-season project", as the Kiwi is suffering with tennis elbow
Author: Autosport
Posted: July 15, 2019, 11:42 am
Simon Pagenaud won his third race of the season and Alexander Rossi tightened the championship race with Josef Newgarden in IndyCar's Sunday race through the streets of Toronto. The win on the streets around Exhibition Place is the first for Pagenaud this year away from Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 14, 2019, 11:28 pm
Simon Pagenaud resisted a late charge from Scott Dixon to claim his third win of the 2019 IndyCar season in Toronto
Author: Autosport
Posted: July 14, 2019, 9:40 pm
Robert Wickens made an emotional return to the race track Sunday with a parade lap in a car equipped with hand controls before the IndyCar race in Toronto. Wickens suffered a spinal cord injury in a crash last August and his ceremonial lap around Exhibition Place was his first time on a race track since
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 14, 2019, 7:51 pm
Sebastien Bourdais and Takuma Sato got into a shoving match following their final practice race in Toronto on Saturday.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: July 14, 2019, 1:52 am
Indianapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud will start from the pole for the IndyCar race through the streets of Toronto. Then he took pole in qualifying, edging out reigning series champion Scott Dixon for the top starting spot in Sunday's race. ''This is the best you can feel in racing, when
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 13, 2019, 8:23 pm
Simon Pagenaud claimed pole position for the Toronto IndyCar race as Scott Dixon spun on his final fast lap
Author: Autosport
Posted: July 13, 2019, 7:32 pm
Robert Wickens has attacked his rehabilitation from a spinal cord injury with aggressive goals. The Canadian wants to dance at his upcoming wedding, one day walk again with zero evidence his legs once did not work and, of course, Wickens hopes to return to racing cars. Nearly a year after his devastating
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 12, 2019, 10:06 pm
Team Penske-Chevrolet's Simon Pagenaud went fastest in second practice for Honda Indy Toronto, just beating Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda's Felix Rosenqvist
Author: Autosport
Posted: July 12, 2019, 9:46 pm
Robert Wickens will drive an Acura NSX equipped with hand controls at this weekend's IndyCar round at Toronto, with modifications made by his Schmidt Peterson Motorsports team's partner Arrow Electronics
Author: Autosport
Posted: July 8, 2019, 3:51 pm
Santino Ferrucci knows better than most drivers that one bad moment behind the wheel can lead to a long-lasting trail of Google results. After a recent string of strong finishes in IndyCar, Ferrucci is showing off the driving skill that was never really in doubt - and, perhaps, beginning to repair a
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 3, 2019, 7:49 am
Scott Dixon says the Red Bull Advanced Technologies aeroscreen will have no impact on the vision of IndyCar drivers after taking part in an intensive test of the device
Author: Autosport
Posted: July 2, 2019, 8:33 pm
Carlin will bring Sage Karam into its IndyCar line-up to replace Red Bull junior Patricio O'Ward in Toronto next weekend
Author: Autosport
Posted: July 2, 2019, 2:39 pm
IndyCar Series championship leader Josef Newgarden says Penske made important gains in testing this week in its bid to close the gap to Andretti Autosport on road courses
Author: Autosport
Posted: June 27, 2019, 10:38 am
Helio Castroneves is optimistic team owner Roger Penske will give him another chance to win the Indianapolis 500 for the fourth time next year. Castroneves no longer races full-time in IndyCar after a nearly two-decade career with Penske that included Indy 500 wins in 2001, 2002 and 2009.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 26, 2019, 9:37 pm
Felix Rosenqvist spent the past decade traveling the world in hopes of solidifying his career in motorsports. Rosenqvist finally found a home with powerhouse Chip Ganassi Racing in 2019 - and his early performances indicate the Swedish driver might have a bright future in the IndyCar series. Rosenqvist
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 25, 2019, 11:53 pm
Ex-Formula 1 driver Alexander Rossi says his IndyCar future is "in God's hands" amid speculation he could move from the Honda-backed Andretti Autosports squad to Chevrolet-powered Penske for 2020
Author: Autosport
Posted: June 25, 2019, 2:05 pm
Penske's Will Power and Josef Newgarden are at a loss to explain how Alexander Rossi was able to take such a dominant IndyCar win for Andretti Autosport at Road America
Author: Autosport
Posted: June 24, 2019, 1:17 pm
On a race car driver's list of nice problems to have, Alexander Rossi's biggest issue Sunday ranks pretty high. During a dominant drive at Road America, Rossi had to keep focused with nobody in his rearview mirrors. Rossi took the lead in the first turn of the first lap, and then drove away
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 23, 2019, 8:14 pm
Alexander Rossi dominated IndyCar's Road America race to take his second win of the season, ending a run of three second places from the last four races
Author: Autosport
Posted: June 23, 2019, 6:49 pm
Colton Herta became the youngest pole winner in IndyCar history Saturday, topping qualifying at Road America with a lap of 1 minute, 42.9920 seconds on the 4.014-mile circuit. At 19 years, 83 days, Herta broke the mark of 20 years, 90 days set by Graham Rahal in 2009 at St. Petersburg. ''We
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 22, 2019, 11:01 pm
Colton Herta claimed his first IndyCar pole position at Road America, beating Alexander Rossi to the top spot as the pair traded places at the top of the timesheets
Author: Autosport
Posted: June 22, 2019, 9:32 pm
If someone built Road America today, it might look a lot different. The 4-mile, high-speed road course in central Wisconsin is a favorite among IndyCar drivers, earning favorable comparisons with historic tracks such as Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. When compared with a newly build road course, such
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 22, 2019, 8:34 pm
Alexander Rossi produced a strong lap on soft tyres to beat Penske drivers Will Power and Josef Newgarden to top spot in practice for IndyCar's Road America race
Author: Autosport
Posted: June 21, 2019, 9:23 pm
Josef Newgarden is already taking a different path in trying to win another IndyCar Series title. When the American won the 2017 championship in his debut season for Team Penske, Newgarden didn't even have the points lead until three wins and two runner-up finishes in the final six races. Just
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 21, 2019, 4:42 pm
Simon Pagenaud has been living in the United States long enough to know that in a time of revved-up partisanship, an invitation to the White House might come with some speed bumps. Decline an invite, as some American athletes have, and you might risk being seen as a grandstander who's dragging personal
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 12, 2019, 7:49 pm
Alexander Rossi will start the second half of the IndyCar season chasing points leader Josef Newgarden, possibly much the same way he did in falling short in the final laps of Newgarden's first victory in Texas . The Andretti Autosport driver has plenty of time to try to finish what he couldn'
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 9, 2019, 8:49 pm
Josef Newgarden figured if his team could get him out front, his first IndyCar victory in Texas would follow. The first three-time winner in the series this year was right, despite Alexander Rossi trying really hard to prove him wrong. Newgarden held off several late challenges from Rossi, eventually
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 9, 2019, 4:40 am
Josef Newgarden has his first IndyCar victory in Texas and is the first three-time winner in the series this year. Newgarden held off Alexander Rossi over the final 10 laps. Newgarden won the season opener in St. Petersburg and again last week in the first of two in Detroit.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 9, 2019, 2:53 am
That little IndyCar team with a teenage driver has landed a big boost for the second half of the season. Harding Steinbrenner Racing has secured a multimillion deal for Green Energy Sustainable Solutions, Inc. (GESS) and Capstone Turbine Corp. to provide primary sponsorship for the rest of the season
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 8, 2019, 2:29 am
Scott Dixon almost lapped the entire IndyCar field at Texas last year, dominating like he did in a 2015 victory at the high-speed oval. ''The car was just on rails,'' Dixon said. There have been a lot more hits than misses for Team Penske at Texas, where Roger Penske drivers have won
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 8, 2019, 12:53 am
Takuma Sato went over 220 mph in qualifying Friday to earn the pole for the IndyCar Series race at Texas. Sato got his ninth career pole with a two-lap qualifying average of 220.250 mph on the high-speed 1+-mile oval. The Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing driver, who is fifth in season points, won from
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 8, 2019, 12:48 am
Simon Pagenaud still has more than 2,000 messages left from his Indianapolis 500 victory, and he plans to respond to every one of them. ''I'm going to catch up on all of my messages,'' Pagenaud said Thursday. Pagenaud has been full-go since the May 26 win at the Brickyard with plenty
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 7, 2019, 2:32 am
Scott Dixon has had a lot of memorable days as a five-time IndyCar season champion. Dixon won the Detroit Grand Prix, his first victory of the year and 45th of his career, just hours after being honored by Queen Elizabeth II. The Chip Ganassi Racing driver from New Zealand finished nearly 2 seconds
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 2, 2019, 11:25 pm
Scott Dixon has won the Detroit Grand Prix, giving the five-time champion his first win this year and the 45th of his career. The Chip Ganassi Racing driver from New Zealand finished nearly 2 seconds in front of rookie Marcus Ericsson, Will Power, Ryan Hunter-Reay and Alexander Rossi. Indianapolis
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 2, 2019, 9:58 pm
Josef Newgarden got a break and took full advantage of it. Newgarden was fortunate a yellow flag came out when his race strategist called for a pit stop, helping the Team Penske driver take a lead he kept Saturday to win the first of two Detroit Grand Prix races. ''Tim Cindric made the call
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 2, 2019, 2:49 am
Josef Newgarden has won the first of two Detroit Grand Prix races, outlasting the competition Saturday on a rain-slicked road course. The Team Penske driver finished nearly a second in front of Alexander Rossi, who also was the runner-up at the Indianapolis 500, and Takuma Sato. Newgarden, who opened
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 1, 2019, 10:34 pm
Simon Pagenaud saw the wreath he won less than a week ago at the Indianapolis 500 and lamented how the leaves and orchids were wilting. During the doubleheader weekend in Detroit, the IndyCar points leaders is looking for a way to preserve his coveted prize - perhaps with a spray - and to stay atop
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: May 31, 2019, 8:03 pm
IndyCar will use an ''Aeroscreen'' developed by Red Bull Advanced Technologies for cockpit protection beginning next season. Justin Wilson died in 2015 when a piece of debris struck his helmet during a race at Pocono. ''IndyCar has always been on the forefront of driver safety
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: May 24, 2019, 4:48 pm
McLaren had another miserable day preparing for the Indianapolis 500 as the team worked tirelessly in a failed effort to get Fernando Alonso on the track Thursday for practice. Alonso crashed early Wednesday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and McLaren has frantically been trying to piece together its
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: May 16, 2019, 10:09 pm