The head of McLaren Racing held a town hall Thursday at its IndyCar shop to introduce new hire Brian Barnhart and quell any concerns over this week's sudden departure of the team president.
Zak Brown did not give a title for Barnhart, an industry veteran who spent the past season as strategist for Alexander Rossi at Andretti Autosport.
AlphaTauri is awaiting a decision from the FIA on Colton Herta's eligibility to compete in Formula One next season, and it said Saturday the delay is affecting the team's planning for its 2023 lineup.
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Colton Herta insists he has no deal to race in Formula One next season, is surprised at the sudden interest from AlphaTauri and doesn't really want an exemption to receive the Super License required to compete in the global series.
IndyCar on Wednesday fined Andretti Autosport $25,000 because the team used a water bottle to make weight in the car Alexander Rossi drove to end his 49-race losing streak.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Alexander Rossi didn't understand the allure of Indianapolis Motor Speedway when he showed up as a rookie seven years ago and won one of the biggest races in the world.
His win Saturday on the Indy road course didn't rival his 2016 victory in the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Busch started his Saturday by joining past winners at the hallowed Indianapolis Motor Speedway for a class photo on the Yard of Bricks.
He was seated next to Arie Luyendyk, in front of Marcus Ericsson, Alexander Rossi and Helio Castroneves — a combined eight Indy 500 titles flanking NASCAR's only active driver with multiple Cup championships.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Felix Rosenqvist continued to fight for his seat in the IndyCar Series with a pole-winning run on the road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The Swede earned his second pole of the season with a run of 1 minute, 10.2265 seconds in Friday qualifying.
Marcus Ericsson won't let Saturday's qualifying disappointment ruin his breakout season.
He still heads into Sunday's race at Toronto atop the IndyCar standings an with a chance to pad his lead.
Michael Andretti acknowledged Tuesday that the meltdown of his IndyCar team at Mid-Ohio was unacceptable and said his four drivers will be expected to work together as teammates the remainder of the season.
LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Michael Andretti wants Formula One to believe that he should be the team waving the American flag in the world's most popular motorsport series.
McLaren isn't done with Felix Rosenqvist and on Thursday signed the Swedish driver to a multi-year contract extension. The team just didn't designate where Rosenqvist will drive.
McLaren indicated Rosenqvist could be shifted to its new Formula E program when it launches in 2023.
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Alexander Rossi won his first pole in three years and will now try to snap a losing streak that dates nearly as long.
Rossi will start from the pole Sunday at Road America, site of his last IndyCar Series victory 44 races ago on June 23, 2019.
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Competitive balance has defined the opening portion of this IndyCar season.
Road America’s history suggests that trend will continue Sunday.
The first seven IndyCar races have featured six different winners.
Alexander Rossi on Thursday at last confirmed he's signed a multiyear deal to drive for Arrow McLaren SP beginning next season after a seven-year run with Andretti Autosport.
Rossi's departure had been widely speculated since April, although both the American driver and Michael Andretti insisted they had an exclusive negotiating window in which Rossi could not even speak to any other teams.
IndyCar rookie Kyle Kirkwood will replace Alexander Rossi next season at Andretti Autosport, the team that developed the Floridian but did not have an open seat for him when Kirkwood was ready for the big leagues.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Alexander Rossi salvaged one solid result for Andretti Autosport.
Otherwise, it was another miserable — and perhaps costly — Indianapolis 500 for Michael Andretti, who had five cars start Sunday.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Alexander Rossi knows everything and is divulging nothing.
Rossi was tight-lipped during Indianapolis 500 media day Thursday while discussing a rash of pranks that have turned May into silly season inside the paddock leading into “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.”
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Takuma Sato was the fastest driver at Indianapolis Motor Speedway before IndyCar drivers were given some extra boost for Friday's practice.
He was even quicker afterward — despite the incredibly gusty winds.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Colton Herta broke the Long Beach track record in Saturday qualifying, and the California native will start from the pole for his home IndyCar race.
Herta turned a lap at 1 minute, 05.3095 seconds on the temporary street course set up through downtown Long Beach to earn his eighth career pole and the right to lead the field to green on Sunday.
Alexander Rossi white-knuckled a Honda Ridgeline through the dark and the fog, off-roading along Mexico's Baja California Peninsula at 100 mph. Insanity, it sounds like, especially for a driver who already had a pair of close calls in both of his previous appearances in the Baja 100.
Alexander Rossi has tried to stop dwelling on his bad days, a necessary self-improvement chore when the last great day was two years ago.
Rossi races Sunday at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, site of his last victory in 2019.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Scott Dixon, Simon Pagenaud and Alexander Rossi had bad timing and luck Sunday in the Indianapolis 500.
The May struggles continued for Will Power.
And previous race winners Juan Pablo Montoya and Tony Kanaan, along with two-time series champ Josef Newgarden, were never serious contenders in the race.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Alexander Rossi didn't sugarcoat his 2020 season, which was a terrible year at Andretti Autosport...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — IndyCar opened the second week of March giddy to finally start its season...
LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Will Power scored his first win of the season in a 1-2 finish for Team Penske on Saturday in the first race of a doubleheader at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course...
The Latest from the Indianapolis 500, which was delayed from Memorial Day weekend because of COVID-19:...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Marco Andretti led a Honda rout on the first day of Indianapolis 500 qualifying — a session dominated by Andretti Autosport and Honda as Team Penske was shut out of pole contention...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Scott Dixon, Alexander Rossi and the rest of the IndyCar drivers were in sunny Florida around spring break ready to start the season...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — IndyCar was supposed to have two full days of preseason testing this week for drivers and teams to get all the data, feel and confidence they could with the new aeroscreens installed on the cars for the upcoming season...
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...
LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Will Power was in a good place in his head and inside the Team Penske Chevrolet as he made the 13 turns around the 2...
There are no slouches in the IndyCar Series, proven each week by the incredibly close competition across the grid...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Simon Pagenaud earned $2.67 million with his first Indianapolis 500 victory.
The pole winner led 116 of the 200 laps on Sunday and became the first French driver to win IndyCar's biggest race since 1920...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Simon Pagenaud arrived at Indianapolis Motor Speedway this month with his job on the line and rumors swirling around Gasoline Alley that Alexander Rossi could soon replace him at Team Penske...
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Alexander Rossi weaved his scooter through a horde of pedestrians and deftly maneuvered around the sun-drenched fans still partying in the streets of Long Beach...
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the Grand Prix of Long Beach (all times local):
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 continue Team Penske's strong start to the motorsports season.
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...
SPA, Belgium (AP) — American driver Alexander Rossi will make his Formula One debut for Marussia at this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix, replacing Max Chilton during his contractual problems.
The team says the 22-year-old Rossi will race alongside Jules Bianchi until Chilton's contractual issues are resolved.