Santino Ferrucci has been promoted into the seat vacated by four-time series champion Sebastien Bourdais for the upcoming IndyCar season. Ferrucci will move at Dale Coyne Racing into the No. 18 Honda, which is fielded in conjunction with Vasser-Sullivan Racing. Bourdais had driven in some fashion for
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 23, 2020, 6:02 pm
Ex-Formula 2 racer Santino Ferrucci will continue with Dale Coyne Racing for 2020 NTT IndyCar Series, and now occupies the Vasser-Sullivan entry vacated by Sebastien Bourdais
Author: Autosport
Posted: January 23, 2020, 5:31 pm
One-time race winner Charlie Kimball has landed a full-time IndyCar drive with AJ Foyt Racing in 2020, having contested only a handful of rounds last season
Author: Autosport
Posted: January 22, 2020, 5:09 pm
Charlie Kimball and his longtime sponsor will move to AJ Foyt Racing for the upcoming IndyCar season. Kimball is the only driver so far announced for Texas-based team, which is seeking funding to keep two cars on the track in 2020. The car will be sponsored by Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 22, 2020, 4:20 pm
Penske has admitted that Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin could make his IndyCar race debut in 2020, following his successful first test at Sebring on Tuesday
Author: Autosport
Posted: January 15, 2020, 10:08 am
A hot chocolate company led by Hollywood stuntman and occasional racer Stanton Barrett has signed as primary sponsor for Swedish driver Marcus Ericsson at Chip Ganassi Racing. This is the first entry into IndyCar for Huski Chocolate, a company headquartered in Stockholm that already does business in
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 14, 2020, 3:28 pm
Penske's two-time Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin says his neck was "torched" after testing an IndyCar for the first time on Monday
Author: Autosport
Posted: January 14, 2020, 12:00 pm
McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown says he made "pretty stupid" mistakes during the team's failed 2019 Indianapolis 500 assault, but will "do things differently" during its 2020 IndyCar campaign
Author: Autosport
Posted: January 12, 2020, 11:33 am
Roger Penske completed his purchase of Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Monday, becoming just the fourth owner of the historic facility and subsidiaries that include the IndyCar Series. The speedway had been owned by Tony Hulman and Hulman & Co. since 1945, but the family approached Penske in September
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 6, 2020, 4:28 pm
The Penske Corporation has completed its purchase of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, IndyCar and IMS Productions.
Posted: January 6, 2020, 3:29 pm
Sebastien Bourdais spent a day in early November helping IndyCar iron out the wrinkles on its newest safety innovation. Later that evening, the four-time series champion learned he was likely going to be fired from his job with Dale Coyne Racing. It took another two weeks for the details to be worked
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: January 4, 2020, 7:59 pm
New Dale Coyne Racing driver Alex Palou says securing an IndyCar seat was "a dream and a goal to fulfil" for two years
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 22, 2019, 4:43 pm
Dale Coyne hired Spanish driver Alex Palou to drive the 2020 IndyCar season Thursday, the latest twist in a wild offseason of seat changes that has left a handful of decorated veteran drivers still looking for rides. Coyne did not announce a car number for Palou, who will race for a partnership to be
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: December 19, 2019, 6:51 pm
Super Formula race winner Alex Palou will compete in the 2020 IndyCar Series, driving for Dale Coyne Racing in a link-up with Le Mans 24 Hours-winning squad Team Goh
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 19, 2019, 5:56 pm
After a long-term tie-up with Sebastien Bourdais at both Newman/Haas Racing and Dale Coyne Racing, Craig Hampson will join Arrow McLaren SP as race and R&D; engineer for 2020
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 17, 2019, 12:14 pm
Former Indycar driver and motorsport safety innovator Bill Simpson has died following a stroke
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 16, 2019, 9:56 pm
Reigning Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin will test a Penske-run Indycar at Sebring next month, driving a top-line single-seater for the first time
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 13, 2019, 2:17 pm
Conor Daly will compete in IndyCar road and street course races for Ed Carpenter Racing in 2020, and will also drive a third car in the Indianapolis 500
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 9, 2019, 3:35 pm
Dale Coyne has confirmed that James Hinchcliffe, Super Formula's Alex Palou and Formula 2's Sergio Sette Camara are on his shortlist of drivers to replace Sebastien Bourdais for 2020
Author: Autosport
Posted: December 3, 2019, 10:16 am
Sebastian Bourdais parted ways with Dale Coyne Racing on Friday and will move from IndyCar to sports cars in IMSA in 2020. The announcement came after several weeks of negotiations between Coyne and Bourdais, who had a year remaining on his contract but lost support from engine provider Honda after
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 22, 2019, 9:26 pm
Sebastian Bourdais parted ways with Dale Coyne Racing on Friday and will move from IndyCar to sports cars in IMSA in 2020. The announcement came after several weeks of negotiations between Coyne and Bourdais, who had a year remaining on his contract but lost support from engine provider Honda after
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 22, 2019, 9:26 pm
Sebastien Bourdais will leave the Dale Coyne Racing IndyCar squad following the recent collapse of a proposed sponsorship deal for the 2020 season
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 22, 2019, 8:02 pm
2019 Indy Lights runner-up Rinus VeeKay has been announced as the driver of Ed Carpenter Racing's 21 entry for the 2020 IndyCar season
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 20, 2019, 12:16 pm
Renault F1 driver Nico Hulkenberg will not be joining Ed Carpenter Racing next year, despite speculation continuing to mount as recently as last weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 19, 2019, 7:26 pm
Spencer Pigot has been released by IndyCar squad Ed Carpenter Racing after three and a half seasons, amid speculation Nico Hulkenberg could race for the team in 2020
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 15, 2019, 7:46 am
Meyer Shank Racing will contest a full IndyCar season in 2020, signing Andretti Autosport as a technical partner as its previous deal came to an end and McLaren replaced it
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 8, 2019, 5:18 pm
IndyCar series officials have held "exploratory" discussions about staging a race in Sydney, according to series president Jay Frye
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 7, 2019, 1:16 pm
Sebastien Bourdais believes IndyCar lap times will be three quarters of a second per lap slower in 2020 due to the addition of the aeroscreen cockpit protection system
Posted: November 6, 2019, 4:59 pm
Roger Penske spent part of Tuesday walking Indianapolis Motor Speedway, using a cool, sunny day to look over the historic venue that will soon be his. The hulking grey structure had been in the Hulman family since Tony Hulman purchased it in 1945, and generations over seven decades since have poured
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 6, 2019, 4:38 pm
Roger Penske hopes his "credibility" will prevent accusations of a conflict of interest following his corporation's purchase of IndyCar and Indianapolis Motor Speedway owner Hulman and Company
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 5, 2019, 1:39 pm
Roger Penske was a car-loving, 14-year-old who regularly listened to the Indianapolis 500 on the radio when his father landed tickets to the 1951 race. Now he owns the iconic speedway, its hallowed grounds, ''The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,'' the IndyCar Series and all its properties
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 5, 2019, 3:27 am
Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the IndyCar Series and other properties controlled by the Hulman family are being sold to Penske Entertainment Corp., a subsidiary of Penske Corp., which is owned by billionaire Roger Penske. 1911: The Indianapolis 500 could not be the race it is today without Ray Harroun
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 4, 2019, 9:34 pm
Penske Entertainment will assess options for bringing a more adventurous roster of events at Indianapolis Motor Speedway - including a possible IndyCar/NASCAR double-header, endurance racing and the return of Formula 1
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 4, 2019, 8:57 pm
Mark Miles, the president of Hulman and Company, believes that Penske's purchase of Indianapolis Motor Speedway and IndyCar will make US open-wheel racing more attractive to manufacturers and sponsors
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 4, 2019, 5:45 pm
A subsidiary of the Penske Corporation has purchased the IndyCar Series and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway among other assets from the previous owner, Hulman and Company
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 4, 2019, 1:30 pm
McLaren will continue to pay James Hinchcliffe's salary during the 2020 season after its controversial decision to oust him from its new IndyCar team
Author: Autosport
Posted: November 4, 2019, 12:43 pm
The head of McLaren said Friday its IndyCar team will pay James Hinchcliffe not to drive for them in 2020, a change of direction for the organization set in motion when young driver Pato O'Ward became available. Zak Brown said the decision this week to remove Hinchcliffe from the Arrow McLaren SP
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 1, 2019, 9:59 pm
Arrow McLaren SP's Sam Schmidt says dropping James Hinchcliffe from the team's IndyCar line-up in favour of Oliver Askew and Patricio O'Ward for 2020 was a "gut-wrenching" decision
Posted: November 1, 2019, 1:32 pm
James Hinchcliffe said he was ''shocked'' to learn Arrow McLaren SP was dumping him from his 2020 seat in the IndyCar Seriesthis week. Hinchcliffe first joined Sam Schmidt's team in 2015 and had repeated public assurances that the final year of his contract would be honored even
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: October 31, 2019, 2:52 pm
A "shocked" James Hinchcliffe says he's still hoping to land a full-time IndyCar seat in 2020, after losing his drive with the Arrow McLaren SP team
Posted: October 31, 2019, 2:52 pm
From the moment McLaren said it was teaming with Sam Schmidt's IndyCar team, all participants stressed that popular veteran James Hinchcliffe would be part of the team in 2020. Arrow McLaren SP officially named Indy Lights champions Pato O'Ward and Oliver Askew as its drivers for 2020 on Wednesday
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: October 30, 2019, 7:42 pm
McLaren's IndyCar team has signed Indy Lights champion Oliver Askew and Pato O'Ward to its team in 2020, meaning there is no place for James Hinchcliffe
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 30, 2019, 3:38 pm
James Hinchcliffe has been released from the new Arrow McLaren SP Racing team, two people with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press, despite repeated public assurances that the popular Canadian was not leaving the organization once McLaren came aboard. Hinchcliffe learned Sunday
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: October 29, 2019, 4:33 pm
McLaren's IndyCar team will send personnel to the Mexican Grand Prix with its Formula 1 squad, but denied that means it will imminently announce Patricio O'Ward as its second driver
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 19, 2019, 7:46 am
Chip Ganassi Racing will field a third IndyCar next season for Marcus Ericsson, a former Formula One driver who just completed his first year in the American open-wheel series. Ericsson spent his rookie year with Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, but the team expressed little interest in retaining
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: October 8, 2019, 6:57 pm
Chip Ganassi Racing has expanded to a three-car IndyCar line-up after signing Alfa Romeo Formula 1 third driver Marcus Ericsson to partner Scott Dixon and Felix Rosenqvist
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 8, 2019, 6:21 pm
The aeroscreen IndyCar will adopt in 2020 is stronger than the halo device used in Formula 1 and other single-seater categories, according to developer Red Bull Advanced Technologies
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 4, 2019, 1:26 pm
Champions Scott Dixon and Will Power say the Red Bull-designed aeroscreen IndyCar will implement in 2020 would be ready to race this weekend, following the device's first on-track test
Author: Autosport
Posted: October 3, 2019, 1:43 pm
Scott Dixon and Will Power both declared IndyCar’s new aeroscreen “ready to race� during the first extensive test session for the cockpit protection that will debut next season. “It’s like a road car,� Dixon said. The aeroscreen developed by Red Bull Advanced Technologies virtually covers the open-air
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: October 2, 2019, 7:58 pm
Scott Dixon and Will Power both declared IndyCar’s new aeroscreen “ready to race� during the first extensive test session for the cockpit protection that will debut next season. “It’s like a road car,� Dixon said. The aeroscreen developed by Red Bull Advanced Technologies virtually covers the open-air
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: October 2, 2019, 7:58 pm