IndyCar back on track at Richmond for 1st time in a decade
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — IndyCar turned laps at Richmond Raceway for the first time in a decade during a Tuesday tire test that gave the series' most recent two champions a look at both the Virginia...
Marcus Ericsson to move into 3rd IndyCar entry for Ganassi
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — 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...
IndyCar aeroscreen declared ready to race by Dixon and Power
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.
Newgarden drives first Indy car at Charlotte in 20 years
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden turned exhibition laps Friday at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the first appearance of an open-wheel car at the track since three spectators...
Column: IndyCar closes season feeling relevant again
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — It feels like the 1990s again in IndyCar, which closed its season with a throwback tour to a pair of treasured old haunts, a compelling championship race and a rookie class...
Newgarden wins championship and Herta wins IndyCar finale
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Josef Newgarden wrapped up his second IndyCar championship and burst into tears — an odd reaction for a steely-nerved race car driver who rarely shows emotion.
Sato extends with Rahal, Herta moves to Andretti
LAGUNA SECA, Calif. (AP) — Takuma Sato will return to Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing next season and Colton Herta was pulled inside the Andretti Autosport camp as IndyCar drivers are securing...
Herta continues to overshadow IndyCar championship race
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Colton Herta shifted the spotlight away from IndyCar's championship race with yet another masterful drive around Laguna Seca Raceway.
IndyCar touts positive gains as season heads to climax
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — When a 19-year-old rookie paces the field at an unfamiliar and technically demanding race track, it catches the attention of veterans who wonder if the kid is fearless or...
Graham Rahal turns to body contouring in battle of the bulge
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Graham Rahal is grateful for most of the genes he inherited from his father, champion race car driver Bobby Rahal.
The one gene he could have gone without? His large...
Newgarden seeks 2nd title in 3 years in battle of Americans
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Josef Newgarden, clad head-to-toe in solid black, was the last championship contender to arrive at an IndyCar event already underway. He climbed the stairs, saw challenger...
Will Power wins at Portland in big day for Team Penske
PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — Josef Newgarden tightened his grip on the IndyCar championship with a trouble-free run at Portland International Raceway and a victory by teammate Will Power.
Richmond to replace Pocono on IndyCar’s 2020 schedule
PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — IndyCar won't return to Pocono Raceway next season and instead will replace the triangular oval with Richmond Raceway on the 2020 schedule announced Sunday.
Newgarden races into Portland with IndyCar title his to lose
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Josef Newgarden has been the IndyCar points leader practically all season and has built enough of a cushion that his mindset has changed with only two anticlimactic races...
Newgarden bobbles during qualifying session at Portland
PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — Josef Newgarden made a pair of mistakes in Saturday qualifying and the IndyCar points leader will start behind two of his three rivals at Portland International...
Conor Daly gets tryout at Portland for 2020 IndyCar seat
PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — Conor Daly landed one of the most coveted seats in IndyCar when Arrow Schmidt Peterson called for a substitute driver for Sunday's race at Portland International...
Sato rebounds from Pocono to roll into Portland on high
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Just a few days after Takuma Sato was widely criticized as the aggressor in a spectacular opening-lap crash, Bobby Rahal took his driver to lunch.
Takuma Sato wins IndyCar stop at World Wide
MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Takuma Sato held off Ed Carpenter to win the IndyCar race Saturday night at World Wide Technology Raceway.
Sato won by 0.399 seconds. Tony Kaanan was third, followed by...
Newgarden wins IndyCar pole at Gateway, his third of season
MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Josef Newgarden won the pole for Saturday night's IndyCar race at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway.
It was the second pole in succession for the series points...
Newgarden, Penske hope to continue winning ways at Gateway
MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Josef Newgarden will have a chance to expand his points lead in the IndyCar series with a win Saturday night at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway.
Rossi eyes race wins to regain ground in IndyCar title chase
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Alexander Rossi learned from a headline that Takuma Sato's team had absolved its driver of blame for an opening-lap crash that harmed Rossi's championship chances.
Column: IndyCar and Pocono must make tough marriage decision
The same message is repeated at least once a year — after a frightening crash, an injury, the death of a driver — that racing at high speed anywhere is inherently dangerous.
Power wins shortened Pocono race marred by wreck, weather
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — The black clouds that enveloped Pocono and officially brought the IndyCar race to a premature end didn't appear until the halfway point. But they've really been hanging over...
The Latest: Power wins shortened Pocono race marred by wreck
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway (all times local):
Will Power has the won a shortened race at Pocono Raceway, the 13th straight season...
Newgarden gets Pocono pole after rain wipes out qualifying
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Josef Newgarden gets a kick out of anyone who considers the IndyCar championship race limited to two or three drivers. The 2017 series champion counts a field four or five...
Shadowed by crashes, somber IndyCar field returns to Pocono
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — His social media post shows a digital image of legs walking in perfect stride superimposed over his own. The emoji, however, hides the delicate steps Robert Wickens takes...
IndyCar at Pocono Raceway faces uncertain future
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — IndyCar and Pocono Raceway could be headed toward another split.
The track has no deal for the open-wheel series to return for an eighth straight year in 2020, and...
McLaren to return to full-time IndyCar racing in 2020
McLaren will return to full-time IndyCar competition next season for the first time since 1979 in a partnership with existing team Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports.
PARIS (AP) — Simon Pagenuad became the first Indianapolis 500 winner to unveil his likeness on the iconic trophy outside the United States.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar plans to use hybrid technology to increase horsepower and improve safety.
The racing series announced Thursday it will integrate a hybrid powertrain into its cars...
Scott Dixon races to 6th victory at Mid-Ohio
LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Scott Dixon's victory Sunday was a lot closer than his previous five at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
Scott Dixon held off rookie teammate Felix Rosenqvist by 0.0934...
Rossi is in good spot to defend Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio
LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Alexander Rossi is in good position to gain on IndyCar series leader Josef Newgarden even if he didn't win the pole Saturday for the Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports...
Alexander Rossi signs deal to stay with Andretti Autosport
LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Alexander Rossi doesn't know how the chase for his first IndyCar series championship will play out, but he now knows where he'll be working after the season.
Scott Dixon looks to gain momentum at Honda Indy 200
LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Scott Dixon just turned 39 and he and his wife are expecting their third child in December. There are no plans, however, to slow his pursuit of another title.
Column: Newgarden takes control of IndyCar title race
There are no slouches in the IndyCar Series, proven each week by the incredibly close competition across the grid. The intensity has given the series yet another tight championship race in the...
Newgarden dominates in IndyCar victory in Iowa
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — With his championship lead in danger, Josef Newgarden strengthened his hold on the title chase with yet another blistering run in Iowa.
Pagenaud chasing Newgarden, Rossi in IndyCar in Iowa
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — 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...
Pagenaud wins 2nd straight pole at Iowa
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Simon Pagenaud will start first in Saturday's IndyCar race at Iowa Speedway after winning the pole for the second week in a row.
IndyCar’s Karam, Daly eager to prove themselves at Iowa
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — At just 20, Sage Karam had already landed his dream gig with a seat in Chip Ganassi Racing's powerhouse IndyCar program.
TORONTO (AP) — 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 (AP) — 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.
Simon Pagenaud wins pole for IndyCar race at Toronto
TORONTO (AP) — Indianapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud will start from the pole for the IndyCar race through the streets of Toronto.
Pagenaud has been on a tear around Exhibition Place all...
TORONTO (AP) — 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...
Ferrucci showing skill, rebuilding reputation in IndyCar
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Santino Ferrucci knows better than most drivers that one bad moment behind the wheel can lead to a long-lasting trail of Google results.
Castroneves optimistic about another shot at Indy 500
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Helio Castroneves is optimistic team owner Roger Penske will give him another chance to win the Indianapolis 500 for the fourth time next year.
Sweden’s Rosenqvist off to strong IndyCar rookie season
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — 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...
Rossi wins IndyCar race at Road America
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — 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...