Stories tagged: IndyCar
Fri., May 12, 2017, 11:27 a.m.
Will Power breaks IndyCar Grand Prix qualifying record
Will Power broke the IndyCar Grand Prix qualifying record for his third pole of the season. The Australian completed the 14-turn road course in 1 minute, 7.7044 seconds. It gave …
Wed., May 10, 2017, 1:13 p.m.
Young drivers could create changing of guard at Indianapolis
Indianapolis Motor Speedway President Doug Boles walks a fine line each May. Like many Indianapolis 500 fans, Boles reveres the history of the race. As a promoter, he also understands …
Wed., May 10, 2017, 10:50 a.m.
Sebastian Saavedra secures ride for another shot in Indianapolis 500
IndyCar driver Sebastian Saavedra will get another chance to start the Indianapolis 500 after being hired by Juncos Racing. The 26-year-old Colombian has made five previous starts at Indy. His …
Sun., May 7, 2017, 8:33 p.m.
Family delivers message on behalf of John Andretti’s cancer fight
John Andretti spent more than a decade as one of auto racing’s true iron men.
Wed., May 3, 2017, 8:27 a.m.
F1 star Fernando Alonso learns some crucial lessons in 1st Indy test
Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso has passed his rookie orientation test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. That allows him to try to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 later this month. …
Tue., May 2, 2017, 5:34 p.m.
IndyCar ready to return to St. Louis area after long layoff
The return of the IndyCar racing open-wheel series to Gateway Motorsports Park, the 1.25-mile oval in this small city five minutes from downtown St. Louis has brought high hopes to …
Sat., April 29, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
Simon Pagenaud wins IndyCar race at Phoenix
Simon Pagenaud took advantage of a caution flag that caught the other leaders on pit road to win the Verizon IndyCar race at Phoenix International Raceway.
Fri., April 28, 2017, 9:21 p.m.
Helio Castroneves takes IndyCar pole at windy Phoenix
Helio Castroneves took the pole position for the Verizon IndyCar race at windy Phoenix International Raceway. Castroneves had a two-lap run of 37.7538 seconds at 194.905 mph on the mile …
UPDATED: Sun., April 23, 2017, 7:06 p.m.
Josef Newgarden wins for Team Penske at Barber Motorsports Park
Josef Newgarden kept Team Penske on top at Barber Motorsports Park Sunday with his second Indy Grand Prix of Alabama win in three years.
Mon., April 17, 2017, 2:25 p.m.
Fryer: So what that Fernando Alonso is racing the Indy 500?
During the last race at Long Beach, there was buzz that IndyCar officials wanted a superstar to commit to the Indianapolis 500 and make the 101st running a must-watch race.
Thu., April 13, 2017, 9:01 a.m.
F1 driver Fernando Alonso preparing for Indy 500
Fernando Alonso has explained how his crash course for the Indianapolis 500 will include watching old footage on flights between Formula One races. The two-time F1 champion will compete in …
Wed., April 12, 2017, 1:02 p.m.
Two-time F1 champion Fernando Alonso skipping Monaco GP for Indy 500
McLaren says Fernando Alonso will race for the team at the Indianapolis 500 next month and miss the Monaco Grand Prix. McLaren will be racing in the famous IndyCar race …
Tue., April 11, 2017, 9:01 a.m.
IndyCar has stable feeling for first time in years
Two races into the IndyCar season and neither Penske nor Ganassi has been to victory lane. The slots instead went to smaller teams, Honda-powered teams, in fact, as the balance …
Sun., April 9, 2017, 8:57 p.m.
Hinchcliffe grabs 1st victory since near-fatal 2015 accident
James Hinchcliffe raced to his first victory since his near-fatal accident in 2015 by hanging in a three-lap shootout to the finish Sunday on the streets of Long Beach.
Fri., April 7, 2017, 3:31 p.m.
Helio Castroneves, Tony Kanaan celebrate 20th year in Indy cars
Helio Castroneves and Tony Kanaan have known each other 30 years and together are celebrating their 20th season at the top of their profession. Neither has any intent on giving …
Fri., April 7, 2017, 2:18 p.m.
Ganassi open to Kyle Larson in Indy 500 – another year
Chip Ganassi knows Kyle Larson wants to run the Indianapolis 500. The team owner says he will only enter the budding NASCAR star in the race after proper planning and …
UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017, 10:50 p.m.
NTT Data to sponsor IndyCar’s Scott Dixon at Long Beach
NTT Data will sponsor four-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon this weekend at Long Beach. Chip Ganassi Racing is still looking for a full-time sponsor for the series’ most decorated driver. …
Sun., March 12, 2017, 6:23 p.m.
Bourdais wins IndyCar opener in St Petersburg in major upset
Sebastien Bourdais pulled off a major upset in the IndyCar season-opener, driving from last place to a victory on the streets of St. Petersburg that left him in tears.
Fri., March 10, 2017, 3:34 p.m.
IndyCar’s Marco Andretti curbs overthinking in bid to win
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The best season of Marco Andretti’s career was 11 years ago when he was a raw, unproven rookie without a care in the world. He remembers …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 2:27 p.m.
Team Penske stacked with talent at start of IndyCar season
Team Penske heads into this weekend’s season-opening IndyCar race in Florida with a stacked lineup. It includes the top four drivers from last year’s final standings. Simon Pagenaud is seeking …
Sun., Sept. 18, 2016, 7:47 p.m.
Auto racing roundup: Truex wins Chase playoff opener
Martin Truex Jr. went from a completely unraveled tire that left him a lap down to the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup championship lead for the first time in …
Sat., Sept. 17, 2016, 6:54 p.m.
Cars: NASCAR’s Chase usually produces temper tantrums
Based on history, the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship will produce pushing and shoving, ruined cars and a whole lot of yelling and finger-pointing. The third year of NASCAR’s …
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016, 8:14 p.m.
Newsmakers: Bears sign kicker Connor Barth to replace Robbie Gould
The Chicago Bears signed kicker Connor Barth to replace Robbie Gould. Barth played in 12 games for Tampa Bay last season, going 23 of 28 on field goals and making …
Sat., Sept. 3, 2016, 8:55 p.m.
Auto racing: Elliot Sadler holds off Denny Hamlin for first Darlington win
Dale Earnhardt Jr. surely needed a break from his unsettled future in racing. Elliott Sadler provided the perfect distraction Saturday with his Xfinity Series win at Darlington (South Carolina) Raceway.
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 7:51 p.m.
Newsmakers: Free agent point guard Ty Lawson joins Sacramento Kings
Free agent point guard Ty Lawson has signed with the Sacramento Kings.
Sat., Aug. 27, 2016, 9:17 p.m.
Auto racing roundup: Rahal barely wins IndyCar race after last-lap pass
Graham Rahal made a last-lap pass and just held on to beat James Hinchcliffe in the closest finish for an IndyCar race at Texas.
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 8:21 p.m.
Will Power wins IndyCar race at Pocono; closes points gap
Will Power chalked up his latest milestone to experience. There’s nothing like it with a championship on the line.
Sat., Aug. 20, 2016, 7:53 p.m.
Auto Racing: NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Bristol suspended until Sunday
The water-logged Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway was called after just 48 of 500 laps were run because of rainstorms throughout Saturday night in Bristol, Tennessee.
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 6:43 p.m.
Dale Coyne Racing to honor Bryan Clauson at Pocono
Dale Coyne Racing announced Tuesday that Conor Daly will drive the No. 88 in Sunday’s IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway to honor the memory of Bryan Clauson.
Sun., July 17, 2016, 7:18 p.m.
Will Power notches third IndyCar victory, eyes overall championship
Will Power used pit strategy to grab his third victory of the season and close in on Team Penske teammate Simon Pagenaud in the race for the IndyCar championship.