INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A crash on the first lap of the IndyCar season-opening race, then again six weeks later on the opening lap at Long Beach.
IMSA issues heavy penalties on Shank’s winning Rolex 24 teamMarch 8, 2023 GMT
Meyer Shank Racing has fired the technical director for its sports car team after IMSA ruled Wednesday the team manipulated tire pressure data while winning the season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona.
Acura, Shank, Helio sweep Rolex 24 as hybrid era beginsJanuary 29, 2023 GMT
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Acura dominated the debut of hybrid engines in North American sports car racing with a 1-2 finish Sunday at the Rolex 24 at Daytona, where Helio Castroneves and the automaker won the prestigious endurance race for a third consecutive year.
Meyer Shank Racing aims for 2nd consecutive Rolex 24 victoryJanuary 26, 2023 GMT
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Michael Shank bookended last year's sports car season by winning the most prestigious endurance race in North America and then the IMSA championship.
In between, he expanded his IndyCar program and followed a scrupulous plan to build Meyer Shank Racing into an elite motorsports organization.
Herta makes all right moves to win wet, wild IndyCar GPMay 15, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As Colton Herta set up his winning pass Saturday, all he could see were red flashing lights.
He still charged forward.
The 22-year-old California driver quickly darted to the inside of Pato O'Ward on a late restart, took the lead for good with nine laps to go and beat Simon Pagenaud to the finish line by 3.0983 seconds to win a wild, wacky, wet IndyCar Grand Prix.
Concerns about pit row linger as IndyCar revs up for MayMay 12, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Simon Pagenaud figures track workers at Indianapolis Motor Speedway can solve just about any problem in three weeks.
A few extra days should only help.
Yet, one lingering question loomed over IndyCar's biggest month as drivers started arriving at the historic track Thursday — will the slippery pit lane exit continue causing problems as it did during last month's testing?
Jack Harvey makes IndyCar move to Rahal Letterman LaniganOctober 11, 2021 GMT
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing confirmed the worst kept secret in IndyCar on Monday when British driver Jack Harvey was officially added to its 2022 lineup.
Harvey had been assumed to be headed to Raha l since August, when he informed Meyer Shank Racing he was leaving at the end of his fifth season with the team.
Column: Pagenaud joins rare club of drivers to leave PenskeSeptember 27, 2021 GMT
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Simon Pagenaud shared a quiet moment with his wife and infant son before his final ride of the season to reflect on his time with Team Penske.
Arrow Electronics commits to sponsor extension with McLarenSeptember 19, 2021 GMT
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — The tiny IndyCar team Sam Schmidt formed 20 years ago moved another step toward becoming an elite organization with a sponsorship extension by Arrow Electronics announced ahead of Sunday's race at Laguna Seca.
IndyCar may have a hit on its hands on Nashville streetsAugust 7, 2021 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Simon Pagenaud hit Nashville, took a look at the 24/7 wild times and wondered how the heck he missed Music City all his life.
Dixon, other big-name drivers struggle through Indy 500May 30, 2021 GMT
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.
Penske’s problems continue even after Indy qualifying endsMay 24, 2021 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Team Penske hoped it could turn the corner on a dreadful Indianapolis 500 qualifying weekend after Will Power locked up the No. 32 starting spot.
No such luck.
Less than 30 minutes into Sunday's two-hour, post-qualifying practice session, 2019 IndyCar champ Simon Pagenaud blew an engine on the No.
Trio of Indy winners silences youth movement on opening dayMay 18, 2021 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The kids were at last quieted when Indianapolis Motor Speedway opened for practice. Experience mattered once again, and a trio of former Indianapolis 500 winners led the way.
Will Power ran 226.470 miles per hour Tuesday in a Chevrolet for Team Penske, followed next by Ryan Hunter-Reay and Takuma Sato.
Johnson invigorated after stint in prestigious Rolex 24January 31, 2021 GMT
The nerves hit Jimmie Johnson as he stood on the starting grid before the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
The seven-time NASCAR champion is beginning a new chapter of his career — at 45 years old — in unfamiliar race cars...
Pagenaud snaps Ganassi streak with IndyCar win at IowaJuly 18, 2020 GMT
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Simon Pagenaud's worst-to-first run capped a wild opening night to IndyCar's doubleheader at Iowa Speedway...
IndyCar gets through well-screened, delayed opener in TexasJune 7, 2020 GMT
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Through all of the uncertainty and unknowns after more than eight months since the last IndyCar race, Scott Dixon and another pair of former champs relied on their experience for podium finishes...
Column: Newgarden takes control of IndyCar title raceJuly 22, 2019 GMT
There are no slouches in the IndyCar Series, proven each week by the incredibly close competition across the grid...
Trump says Roger Penske to get Presidential Medal of FreedomJune 20, 2019 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's awarding a Presidential Medal of Freedom to Roger Penske, one of the most powerful men in American motorsports...
Pagenaud earns $2.67 million from Indianapolis 500 winMay 27, 2019 GMT
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...
Simon Pagenaud wins Indy 500 on Penske’s golden anniversaryMay 26, 2019 GMT
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...
Hamilton, Pagenaud and Byron on pole in motorsports’ big dayMay 25, 2019 GMT
One of the busiest days in motorsports will get underway on the French Riviera.
Formula One kicks it all off with the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday, when the dominant Mercedes team will look for a sixth straight win this season...
New aero kits may create more passing in Indy Grand PrixMay 11, 2018 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Simon Pagenaud expects the IndyCar Grand Prix to be very different from the first four races...
Defending grand prix champion Pagenaud keeping busy at IndyMay 8, 2015 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Simon Pagenaud has been one of the busiest drivers in Indianapolis all week.
Somewhere between the seemingly endless media requests and all those extra sponsor appearances, he found enough time to squeeze in team meetings, and revel in the spoils of last year's IndyCar victory in the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis.