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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
Rahal team says data absolves Sato of blame for Pocono crash
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing did an internal review of the opening-lap crash at Pocono Raceway and absolved driver Takuma Sato of causing the accident.
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...
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.
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...
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...
Newgarden leading on different path in IndyCar title chase
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...
Rossi chasing Newgarden for IndyCar lead after Texas duel
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — 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...
Josef Newgarden’s 1st Texas IndyCar win is series-best 3rd
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — 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...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar race in Texas (all times local):
Josef Newgarden has his first IndyCar victory in Texas and is the first three-time winner...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — 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...
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...
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the Detroit Grand Prix (all times local):
Josef Newgarden has won the first of two Detroit Grand Prix races, outlasting the competition Saturday...
Alexander Rossi wins pole at 1st of 2 Detroit IndyCar races
DETROIT (AP) — Alexander Rossi won his second pole of the season, leading qualifying for the first of two Detroit Grand Prix races.
The Andretti Autosport driver, coming off a second-place...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Carb Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (all times local):
Marcus Ericsson and his Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports team beat Scott Dixon...
Pagenaud continues building momentum in Indy 500 practice
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis 500 pole winner Simon Pagenaud devoted Monday's practice to working exclusively in race trim. The result didn't change.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the Grand Prix of Long Beach (all times local):
Alexander Rossi has become the first driver in 12 years to win back-to-back on the...
Rossi trying to make it 2-straight at Long Beach from pole
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Alexander Rossi will try to win his second consecutive race through the streets of Long Beach from the pole.
The defending race winner snagged the top starting spot...
Rookie Herta wins IndyCar Classic at 18 years old
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Everything went Colton Herta's way on Sunday, from the victory on the race track to the sparkling wine on the podium instead of apple cider.
Team Penske’s Power to start on pole at IndyCar Classic
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Will Power topped qualifying once again. Now he has a chance to turn pole position into a tidy little payday if he can drive to another victory.
Another race and another Penske victory with IndyCar win
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Team Penske's hot start to the motorsports season continued Sunday with a Josef Newgarden victory in the IndyCar season opener — the fourth win for a Penske car in...
The Latest: Newgarden gives Roger Penske yet another win
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...
Will Power continues Penske domination with IndyCar pole
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Roger Penske's teams are off to such a strong start to the motorsports season that his IndyCar group arrived at the season-opening event under pressure to match the...
Will Power wins pole in IndyCar return to Portland
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Will Power is clinging to a spot in the championship race and the Indianapolis 500 winner will start from the pole in IndyCar's return to Portland International Raceway.
Power won the 54th pole of his career and fourth of the season. The Australian is coming off a victory last weekend and a victory Sunday on the permanent road course would ensure he's got a shot at winning his first IndyCar title.
Championship race centerpiece of IndyCar return to Portland
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — IndyCar's championship race is the centerpiece of the long-awaited return to Portland International Raceway, once a schedule staple for American open wheel racing and now a throwback to headier times.
Newgarden pleads for patience after shaky IndyCar starts
MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Alexander Rossi was criticized and exonerated for the way he led the field to green at Mid-Ohio, and Will Power was likewise found without fault after a collision behind him last week at Pocono.
That doesn't mean the starts of recent IndyCar races haven't been shaky.