INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — James Hinchcliffe will return to Andretti Autosport for three races this season, including the Indianapolis 500.
Hinchcliffe in January landed enough sponsorship to run...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Sebastien Bourdais spent a day in early November helping IndyCar iron out the wrinkles on its newest safety innovation. He'd been chosen to test the new windscreen...
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...
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...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — James Hinchcliffe said he was "shocked" to learn Arrow McLaren SP was dumping him from his 2020 seat in the IndyCar Seriesthis week.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — 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...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — 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...
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.
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.
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the Detroit Grand Prix (all times local):
Scott Dixon has won the Detroit Grand Prix, giving the five-time champion his first win this year and...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — James Hinchcliffe spent 12 months plotting his Indianapolis 500 comeback, but the final chapter has been put on hold for at least one more day — possibly another...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Indianapolis 500 qualifying (all times local):
American Spencer Pigot earned the top seed in the Indianapolis 500 pole shootout after...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — James Hinchcliffe may always remember how he spent race week in Indianapolis last year.
He strolled through the speedway's famed Gasoline Alley plotting his next move,...
The Indianapolis 500 is steeped in a century of tradition with rules and regulations, pomp and pageantry that have remained largely unchanged since 1911.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Colton Herta hasn't won since he was 18, so he's eager for another taste of success.
OK, it's only been two weeks since the IndyCar rookie became the youngest driver...
AUSTIN,Texas (AP) — From the time the first piles of dirt and rock were moved to start paving a new Formula One track in Texas, the owners of the Circuit of the Americas eyed a future with...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar season-opening race at St. Petersburg (all times local):
Josef Newgarden has won the IndyCar season-opening race to...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — IndyCar drivers are watching Robert Wickens' determined recovery from a horrific crash last season and cheering him on in hopes he will be able to return to racing.
Arrow Electronics has significantly increased its partnership with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports and will enter the 2019 season as the title partner of the IndyCar team.
Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports unveiled its two-car driver lineup Friday at the Pepsi Center in Denver, not far from Arrow's Colorado headquarters. The team had three Dallara-Honda Indy cars on display, one for James Hinchcliffe, one for new driver Marcus Ericsson and one for injured driver Robert Wickens.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — 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. The Swedish driver is expanding his racing career into North America and won't join Schmidt Peterson until after the F1 season finale in Abu Dhabi.
Ericcson will remain a reserve driver for Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team after his move to IndyCar.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Carlos Munoz will replace injured IndyCar driver Robert Wickens in the final two races of the season.
Munoz , from Colombia, will drive the No. 6 Honda at Portland International Raceway this weekend and Sonoma Raceway next month.
MADISON, Ill. (AP) — IndyCar driver Robert Wickens was breathing without medical assistance and began speaking with his family Saturday for the first time since his harrowing wreck at Pocono Raceway.
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports made the announcement shortly before the start of the IndyCar race at Gateway Motorsports Park. The team is only fielding James Hinchcliffe's car for Saturday night's race, though a backup No. 6 car that Wickens had driven this season was parked outside the haulers.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — IndyCar driver Robert Wickens had titanium rods and screws placed in his spine to stabilize a fracture associated with a spinal cord injury suffered in a weekend crash at Pocono Raceway.
IndyCar said in a statement Tuesday the severity of the spinal cord injury was unknown.
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Less than two months after failing to qualify for the Indianapolis 500, James Hinchcliffe roared from behind to seize one of the more satisfying victories of his IndyCar career.
Hinchcliffe passed Josef Newgarden with just over 40 laps left to win at the Iowa Speedway on Sunday, his first victory of the season.
DETROIT (AP) — After his first IndyCar victory since 2015, Ryan Hunter-Reay could look back on some of the most frustrating moments of the drought.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Scott Dixon beat James Hinchcliffe in the finals of the pit stop challenge on Friday, dealing the Canadian driver and his crew another disappointment on Carb Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Dixon had the advantageous inside lane, where concrete provides better traction, for the first and last run in the best two-of-three finals. Hinchcliffe won on his turn from that lane.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Roger Penske has a very simple solution for the predicament the Indianapolis 500 created when one of its most popular drivers, James Hinchcliffe, was bumped from the field during qualifying last weekend.
Teams that run the entire season should be guaranteed spots in the biggest race of the year.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — There's an old saying around Gasoline Alley that the Indianapolis 500 picks its winners, a testament to the brutal and unpredictable drama that unfolds every Memorial Day weekend.
Jay Howard thinks it should go one further: "The Indy 500 also picks its participants."
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — James Hinchcliffe is no longer looking for a way to get into the Indianapolis 500.
The Canadian driver used a Twitter post Wednesday to announce that, "barring unforeseen circumstances," he would not start Sunday's race and a decision had been made to stop "pursuing other options" after he failed to make the 33-car field during qualifying last weekend.
NEW YORK (AP) — James Hinchcliffe once likened Indianapolis Motor Speedway to a cruel mistress.
A few days ago, he found out just how cruel when he was bumped from the race that means the most to him — and really, any IndyCar driver.
Bumping was back at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and everyone was thrilled.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Robert Wickens crashed Monday during the second-to-last practice for the Indianapolis 500, another headache for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports just two days after top driver James Hinchcliffe failed to make the field for the showcase race.
In addition to finding a way to get one of its two Canadian drivers into the 33-car starting field, the team now must repair Wickens' car, too. The final practice is Friday, two days before the race.
James Hinchcliffe watched the final day of Indianapolis 500 qualifying in street clothes, refusing to lobby for someone to give him their ride for "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing."
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar will likely internally consider options on how to get popular drivers James Hinchcliffe and Pippa Mann into the field for the Indianapolis 500.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — James Hinchcliffe made one thing perfectly clear Saturday.
Only he and his team are to blame for missing the Indianapolis 500. Not Pippa Mann.
Two rain delays, poor timing and a loose tire pressure sensor late in the afternoon didn't help, either.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar's marquee names turned a day of qualifying for the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing" into a throwback, nail-biting, bumping affair.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — IndyCar's new sleek cars with universal aero kits got their first laps on a 1 1/2-mile oval when Scott Dixon and James Hinchcliffe tested at Texas Motor Speedway.
Hinchcliffe said he and Dixon were both impressed "out of the box" with the aero kits during testing Monday. The daylong session included the duo driving side-by-side to simulate race conditions.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Schmidt Peterson Motorsports will field an all-Canadian lineup next season as James Hinchcliffe returns to the IndyCar team alongside Robert Wickens.
Hinchcliffe signed a multi-year contract extension with the team, while Wickens will be making his IndyCar debut. The duo marks the first all-Canadian lineup in North American open-wheel racing since Paul Tracy and Patrick Carpentier drove for Forsythe Racing in Champ Car in 2004.
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — James Hinchcliffe just tried to act like a friendly tourist during a visit to Philadelphia . When he saw four people on a city sidewalk trying to squeeze into a selfie frame in front of Independence Hall, Hinchcliffe volunteered to snap the photo for them.
Turned out, just blocks from Ben Franklin's grave, Betsy Ross' house and the Liberty Bell, the top attraction was the guy holding the iPhone.
TORONTO (AP) — Josef Newgarden had some fun at hometown star James Hinchcliffe's expense in the Honda Indy Toronto.
"I love beating Hinch in Canada," Newgarden said.
Newgarden raced to his second Toronto victory in three years Sunday, dominating on the streets surrounding Exhibition Place. Hinchcliffe was third behind Alexander Rossi.
"I love Hinch. He's a great representative, but this is so good," Newgarden said.
TORONTO (AP) — James Hinchcliffe wants nothing more than to win his hometown race.
After a third-place finish last year, the Canadian IndyCar driver said there are still changes to be made to his car before Sunday's race.
"We didn't win the race, so you can always make it better," Hinchcliffe said. "That's what we've tried to do. But if we've gone in the wrong direction, which is easy to do when the field is this competitive, we can fall back on that other set up that was reliable from last year."
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The IndyCar race at Texas resumed after being red-flagged nearly 31 minutes Saturday night to clean up after an accident involving nine cars in the third and fourth turns.
When the race resumed under yellow on lap 155, and was green on the 160th of 248 scheduled laps, only half of the original 22-car field was on the track.
DETROIT (AP) — Graham Rahal of Rahal/Letterman Lanigan Racing set a track record and earned the pole for Saturday's Detroit Grand Prix IndyCar race.
Rahal covered the 2.36-mile, 13-turn temporary road course in 1 minute, 13.9681 seconds at 114.966 mph. His time from the first round of qualifying stood up after IndyCar officials wiped out the fastest lap turned by Team Penske's Helio Castroneves when he was penalized for not slowing down during a caution.