James Hinchcliffe will return to Andretti Autosport for a full IndyCar season, a huge recovery after the popular Canadian cobbled only six races together last year. Hinchcliffe was blindsided in late 2019 when he was replaced at Arrow McLaren SP with a year remaining on his contract. With limited time to find a new job, he signed sponsor Genesys for three races with Andretti.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 26, 2021, 11:33 pm
IndyCar race-winner James Hinchcliffe will become a full-time Andretti Autosport-Honda driver in 2021, making a full-time return to the team he raced for in 2013 after six appearances in 2020
Author: Autosport
Posted: January 26, 2021, 5:00 pm
The opening round of the 2021 IndyCar Series at Barber Motorsports Park has been pushed back a week in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic
Author: Autosport
Posted: January 22, 2021, 6:25 pm
Alexander Rossi finished on top after a second day of IndyCar testing on Sebring's short course, while he also got behind the wheel of a prototype Acura machine
Author: Autosport
Posted: January 20, 2021, 8:53 am
Simona de Silvestro will return to the Indianapolis 500 this season driving with female-operated newcomers Paretta Autosport, along with support from Team Penske
Author: Autosport
Posted: January 19, 2021, 4:49 pm
Six-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon led his Chip Ganassi Racing team-mates in the opening test of 2021 at Sebring International Raceway
Author: Autosport
Posted: January 19, 2021, 8:44 am
Marco Andretti's decision to withdraw from full-time IndyCar competition does not affect Bryan Herta's commitment to the Andretti Autosport team, despite joint ownership of the #98 entry
Author: Autosport
Posted: January 18, 2021, 12:59 pm
Marco Andretti has announced he will no longer be a full-time IndyCar driver, but is targeting Indy 500 glory and other iconic races in other series
Author: Autosport
Posted: January 15, 2021, 8:11 pm
Marco Andretti will not run the full IndyCar schedule this season as the third-generation driver reprioritizes his racing career. The 33-year-old won the pole in August for the Indianapolis 500 but he didn't lead a lap and finished 13th.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 15, 2021, 8:10 pm
Ueal Eugene 'Pat' Patrick, who ran cars at the Indianapolis 500 for quarter of a century and won three times, has died at the age of 91
Author: Autosport
Posted: January 6, 2021, 9:17 pm
The planned 2021 IndyCar Series opener on the streets of St Petersburg has been postponed to April amid COVID-19 concerns
Author: Autosport
Posted: January 6, 2021, 4:45 pm
Former racer Aldo Andretti, the twin brother of 1978 Formula 1 world champion Mario and father of the late racing all-rounder John, has died at the age of 80
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 31, 2020, 10:19 pm
Dale Coyne expects to be able to confirm his 2021 IndyCar line-up by the middle of next month, amid speculation that drivers with Formula 1 experience could be in contention
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 31, 2020, 3:31 pm
Juan Pablo Montoya was the "very clear" choice for McLaren to field in its third car entry to the Indianapolis 500 in 2021, according to Zak Brown
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 22, 2020, 2:11 pm
Conor Daly will continue for a second year as the road and street course driver of the #20 Ed Carpenter Racing machine during the 2021 IndyCar season
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 18, 2020, 4:23 pm
IndyCar's 2021 Long Beach round has been moved to become the category's season finale due to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials from IndyCar have announced
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 17, 2020, 6:23 pm
Dalton Kellett will contest the full IndyCar schedule with A.J. Foyt Racing next season, after completing a partial campaign with the team in 2020
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 15, 2020, 5:15 pm
Pietro Fittipaldi, currently subbing for Romain Grosjean in the Haas Formula 1 team, is hoping to return to IndyCar in 2021 while remaining as a reserve driver in F1
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 12, 2020, 6:39 pm
Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya will return to the iconic event next year driving for Arrow McLaren SP. Montoya last raced the Indy 500 in 2017. The Colombian won ''The Greatest Spectacle in Racing'' as a rookie in 2000 and again 15 years later to give him a pair of victories in five career Indy 500 starts.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: December 9, 2020, 4:28 pm
Ex-Formula 1 driver Juan Pablo Montoya will return to McLaren in 2021 to race a third Arrow McLaren SP car in the Indianapolis 500
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 9, 2020, 3:33 pm
Andretti Autosport has announced that Colton Herta will switch to the IndyCar team's #26 car, taking over the car piloted by James Hinchcliffe towards the end of 2020
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 8, 2020, 3:02 pm
Herta, 20, will drive the No. 26 Honda with sponsorship from Gainbridge. Although Herta was under the Andretti banner in 2020, his IndyCar entry his first two seasons was actually co-owned by Mike Harding and George Steinbrenner IV.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: December 8, 2020, 2:31 pm
Donald Davidson, the longtime I ndianapolis Motor Speedway historian, said Monday he will retire at the end of December. The late Tony Hulman was so impressed with Davidson's ability to recount stories that Davidson got a brief appearance on the IMS Radio Network. Davidson became what is believed to be the world's first and only full-time track historian in 1998.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: December 7, 2020, 11:29 pm
Penske Entertainment says that conversations are ongoing with Ferrari over building an IndyCar engine when the series switches to 2.4-litre hybrids in 2023
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 5, 2020, 9:54 pm
McLaren CEO Zak Brown believes the 2021 Arrow McLaren SP line-up of Pato O'Ward and Felix Rosenqvist holds a "superstar" status, and that the team hit its targets for 2020
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 5, 2020, 5:06 pm
Team Penske will mentor a new entry in the IndyCar ladder series that will be owned by a Black businessman as part of a new ''Race for Equality & Change'' initiative. Force Indy will compete in the USF2000 Series, which is part of the ''Road to Indy'' system that leads to IndyCar scholarship opportunities. The team is owned by Rod Reid, who runs the NXG Youth Motorsports program that has introduced karting at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to more than 2,300 underprivileged racers.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: December 3, 2020, 8:03 pm
Ed Carpenter says he's focused on retaining Conor Daly and the U.S. Air Force sponsorship for 2021 rather than chasing a Formula 1 star
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 2, 2020, 10:15 pm
AJ Foyt's career is one very few can beat in terms of success and none can rival for longevity. In an article originally published in Autosport magazine on 26 August 2010, Charles Bradley rewinds the clock with the American legend to tell his amazing story
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 29, 2020, 12:28 pm
Tony Kanaan says that his return to Chip Ganassi Racing's IndyCar team adds pressure to win, but that it is a "great problem to have"
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 24, 2020, 4:19 pm
Indianapolis 500 winner and 2004 IndyCar champion Tony Kanaan will return to Chip Ganassi Racing after signing a multi-year deal to race the four ovals on the calendar in 2021
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:10 pm
Tony Kanaan will have another chance for a proper IndyCar farewell tour with a two-year deal to partner with Jimmie Johnson at Chip Ganassi Racing. Kanaan will compete in the four oval events on IndyCar's 2021 schedule that Johnson does not plan to run. The seven-time NASCAR champion signed on for the road and street course events, and Ganassi announced Monday that Kanaan will complete the season in the No. 48 Honda.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 23, 2020, 2:49 pm
Dale Coyne is expecting Alex Palou to shine at Chip Ganassi Racing, especially when IndyCar reverts to a more normal race weekend schedule, allowing more track time
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 18, 2020, 4:09 pm
Three-time Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves will join the Meyer Shank Racing team for a part-time season in the 2021 IndyCar Series
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 9, 2020, 9:33 pm
Ryan Hunter-Reay, the 2012 IndyCar champion and 2014 Indy 500 winner, will soon be confirmed as remaining with Andretti Autosport next season, Autosport understands
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 6, 2020, 8:45 pm
Alex Palou says he's feels "super lucky" to sign with Chip Ganassi Racing for the 2021 IndyCar Series after just one season in the category
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 4, 2020, 4:07 pm
Formula E champion Antonio Felix da Costa said he was impressed by his first test of an IndyCar at Barber Motorsports Park and was "curious" to contest a race
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 3, 2020, 10:01 am
NASCAR legend Jimmie Johnson says he's still carving huge chunks from his lap times at Barber Motorsports Park as he gets up to speed in IndyCar
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 2, 2020, 9:00 pm
Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin has fulfilled the requirements for rookies entering next year's Indianapolis 500 by completing a series of laps of the oval
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 29, 2020, 6:22 pm
Chip Ganassi Racing will expand to four cars for the 2021 IndyCar season, with Alex Palou replacing Felix Rosenqvist in the #10 machine
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 29, 2020, 5:25 pm
Felix Rosenqvist will join Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet for the 2021 IndyCar season, as predicted by Autosport
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 29, 2020, 4:56 pm
Chip Ganassi Racing has renewed its deal with ex-Formula 1 racer Marcus Ericsson, and the Swede will continue with the IndyCar team on a multi-year contract
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 28, 2020, 2:32 pm
Newly crowned IndyCar champion Scott Dixon said he was left highly impressed by Arrow McLaren SP's Patricio O'Ward in the Mexican's first full season in the series
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 27, 2020, 5:52 pm
Reigning Australian Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin says his IndyCar debut was "awesome" despite crashing out of the St Petersburg season finale
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 25, 2020, 10:31 pm
Newly-crowned IndyCar champion Scott Dixon says AJ Foyt's outright title record of seven championships is "obviously going to be the goal" next season
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 25, 2020, 9:34 pm
Scott Dixon clinched his sixth IndyCar championship in a thrilling final race of the season at St Petersburg, which was won by Dixon's main title rival Josef Newgarden
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 25, 2020, 8:50 pm
Rinus VeeKay, who will today earn IndyCar's Rookie of the Year title, will remain at Ed Carpenter Racing for a second season in 2021
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 25, 2020, 3:43 pm
Josef Newgarden says he has not changed his approach to the IndyCar finale at St Petersburg, despite needing to win to have any chance of denying Scott Dixon the title
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 25, 2020, 1:19 pm
Will Power says that he's willing to give up a victory in the IndyCar Series finale at St. Petersburg to help title-challenging team-mate Josef Newgarden if the situation arises
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 25, 2020, 11:02 am
Will Power topped the final qualifying session of the 2020 IndyCar season at St Petersburg, where title contenders Josef Newgarden and Scott Dixon will start from eighth and 11th respectively
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 24, 2020, 8:53 pm
Colton Herta headed an Andretti Autosport 1-2 in opening practice for the IndyCar season finale on the streets of St Petersburg as Scott McLaughlin impressed on his series debut
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 24, 2020, 5:14 pm