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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Dixon more hits than misses at Texas with 3 wins to 3 titles
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Scott Dixon almost lapped the entire IndyCar field at Texas last year, dominating like he did in a 2015 victory at the high-speed oval.
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...
Dixon wins Detroit Grand Prix after Queen Elizabeth II honor
DETROIT (AP) — Scott Dixon has had a lot of memorable days as a five-time IndyCar season champion.
There's a good chance, though, it will be easy for him to remember what happened...
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...
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...
IndyCar to use Red Bull’s aeroscreen for cockpit protection
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar will use an "Aeroscreen" developed by Red Bull Advanced Technologies for cockpit protection beginning next season.
Rossi shuts down free agency talk to focus on Indy 500
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Alexander Rossi's long month at home in Indianapolis got off to a rough start when a thief snatched a package off his front porch.
Column: IndyCar and NASCAR roar into showcase month of May
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The most prolific month in motorsports arrived with two strong races with IndyCar and NASCAR both opening May with momentum-grabbing entertaining events that should carry...
Pagenaud earns 3rd IndyCar GP win with splashy move in rain
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Simon Pagenaud ended his victory drought Saturday with a splashy move — and a rooster tail celebration.
He completed a daring three-turn pass on the second-to-last lap...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (all times local):
Simon Pagenaud passed five-time series champ Scott Dixon on the...
Herta posts fastest time in final warmup for IndyCar GP
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — American Colton Herta posted the fastest lap in the final warmup session for Saturday's IndyCar Grand Prix.
The 19-year-old rookie completed the 2.439-mile, 14-turn road...
Rookie Rosenqvist claims 1st pole at IndyCar Grand Prix
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Felix Rosenqvist was fast enough Friday to qualify ahead of teammate Scott Dixon. The Swedish rookie was even good enough to break up Team Penske's dominance at the IndyCar...
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...
Alexander Rossi eager to grab 1st win of IndyCar season
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Alexander Rossi has been quietly "collecting points" through the first three races of the IndyCar season.
There's been nothing spectacular about his start to the...
Japan’s Takuma Sato wins at Indy Grand Prix of Alabama
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Takuma Sato had one "little moment" when his car went into the grass late in the race.
Other than that, the Japanese driver didn't have too many worrisome moments at...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on Indy Grand Prix of Alabama (all times local):
Takuma Sato of Japan has won the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama for his fourth career IndyCar...
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...
IndyCar slowly and steadily returning to relevance
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — IndyCar is ready to go racing again after six long months spent solidifying the business side of the series as it executes a five-year plan aimed at continued...
Dixon hoping to add back-to-back titles to ring collection
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Scott Dixon's newest IndyCar title defense began Tuesday with some endorsements.
Team owner Chip Ganassi tabbed the five-time series champ as someone whose star power...
IndyCar revving up tons of momentum for 2019 season
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — IndyCar heads into 2019 with everything going in the right direction.
The series has a new long-term sponsor in Japanese communications giant NTT. Tire manufacturer Firestone has extended its supplier deal for five more years. A new broadcast deal with NBC is set to launch.
Swedish driver Felix Rosenqvist joins IndyCar Series
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Felix Rosenqvist will move to IndyCar next season as driver for Chip Ganassi Racing alongside five-time champion Scott Dixon.
Rosenqvist won two races and three poles in the FIA Formula E series this past season. The Swede finished sixth in the standings.
He will replace Ed Jones in the Ganassi lineup that features Dixon, who just wrapped his fifth title. Rosenqvist will be sponsored by NTT Data, which renewed its contract with Ganassi for the No. 10 Honda.
Column: Ganassi, Penske shine on strong day of motorsports
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Roger Penske stood atop the timing stand at Sonoma Raceway, transfixed by the overtime laps of NASCAR's playoff opening race at Las Vegas. He had three drivers in contention for a critical victory, and when Brad Keselowski crossed the finish line for Team Penske's 500th organizational win, the Captain pumped his fist in the air.
Scott Dixon adds 5th IndyCar championship to resume
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Scott Dixon was fully reclined, quietly watching NASCAR on television with friends, as the clock inched toward the IndyCar season finale. A fifth championship was one steady Sunday drive away and Dixon wasn't the least bit stressed.
The Latest: Scott Dixon seals 5th IndyCar championship
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar season finale Sunday at Sonoma Raceway (all times local):
Scott Dixon has won his fifth IndyCar championship with a second-place finish at Sonoma Raceway.
Ryan Hunter-Reay won the race from the pole.
Dixon needed only a steady race to hold off challenger Alexander Rossi in the championship fight. Rossi broke his front wing on the opening lap when he ran into teammate Marco Andretti and it effectively ended his chances.
Hunter-Reay knocks championship contender Dixon from pole
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Hunter-Reay snatched the pole from championship contender Scott Dixon in the final seconds of qualifying Saturday at Sonoma Raceway.
Hunter-Reay crossed the timing line in 1 minute, 17.6277 seconds to earn his first pole of the season and deny Dixon the top starting spot. Dixon, who is vying for a fifth IndyCar title, went 1:17.7599 and was atop the leader board until the very end when Hunter-Reay shot to the top.
Rossi changes perceptions as he chases IndyCar championship
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — It was just assumed that Alexander Rossi didn't want to be an IndyCar driver when he joined the series. His career had been aimed at making it in Formula One, and when that didn't come together, IndyCar was the only thing left.
So he became the villain, which doesn't at all fit Rossi.
The Iceman is 1 drive away from a fifth IndyCar championship
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Scott Dixon said just one word over his radio, a four-letter expletive, as his car crashed off course on the opening lap of a critical championship race. He fell silent as track workers rushed to free Marco Andretti from an overturned car nearby, chaos all around him in the multi-car crash.
Dixon was not rattled. He maneuvered his car out of the dirt, wedged it around the accident scene and back onto the track, spraying a cloud of dust as he sped away,
Sato wins in Portland; Dixon rallies to finish 5th
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Scott Dixon claimed to remember little about his last race at Portland International Raceway, a visit 16 years and four championships ago.
Should he win a fifth IndyCar title this season, his return to the Pacific Northwest will be one he never forgets.
Dixon salvaged his championship run Sunday with an improbable comeback that made the championship his to lose.
Sato wins in Portland; Dixon rallies to finish 5th
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Scott Dixon salvaged his championship run with an improbable comeback Sunday at Portland International Raceway that put him in control of his race to a fifth IndyCar title.
Dixon finished fifth, far behind race winner Takuma Sato, but put together the kind of drive that may define his season. He started 11th, was collected in an opening-lap crash, penalized for speeding on pit road and twice drove through the field from 20th.
The Latest: Takuma Sato snatches win at Portland
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar race at Portland International Raceway (all times local):
Takuma Sato has snatched a victory at Portland International Raceway by benefiting from yellow flags to cycle his way into the lead.
It is the third IndyCar victory for the Japanese driver and first since he won the Indianapolis 500 last season. Sato won for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing.
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.