Stories tagged: IndyCar
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 10:24 p.m.
Racing pioneer Dan Gurney dead from pneumonia complications
Dan Gurney, the first driver with victories in each of the Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR Cup series, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86.
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 6:46 p.m.
IndyCar returns to Oregon in change to 2018 schedule
Portland International Raceway is back on the IndyCar Series schedule in 2018.
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 6:59 p.m.
Josef Newgarden gives Team Penske a 15th IndyCar championship
Josef Newgarden won his first IndyCar championship by closing out the best year of his career as the top driver at Team Penske.
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 6 p.m.
Josef Newgarden in control of title race at Sonoma
Josef Newgarden moved a step closer to his first IndyCar title by leading a Penske parade into the IndyCar season finale.
Sun., Aug. 20, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
Will Power holds off Penske teammate Josef Newgarden to win at Pocono
Will Power held off Team Penske teammate Josef Newgarden on Sunday to win the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway for the second straight year.
Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 6:53 p.m.
Indianapolis 500 champion Takuma Sato wins Pocono pole
Indianapolis 500 champion Takuma Sato posted an average of 219.639 mph to win the pole for the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway. Simon Pagenaud joins Sato on the front row. …
Sun., July 30, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
Auto racing roundup: Kyle Busch snaps losing streak with first career win at Pocono
Kyle Busch used a bump-and-run on Kevin Harvick to take the lead and held on to snap a 36-race losing streak and win the NASCAR Cup race at Pocono Raceway …
UPDATED: Sun., July 16, 2017, 11 p.m.
Auto racing: Denny Hamlin, Josef Newgarden, Lewis Hamilton win featured races
Denny Hamlin held off Kyle Larson over the final laps Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and send Joe Gibbs Racing to victory lane for the first time this season. …
Sat., July 8, 2017, 10:15 p.m.
NASCAR’s Martin Truex Jr. makes it look easy in dominant Kentucky Speedway win
Martin Truex Jr. was dominant throughout and had enough left on a final restart to win the NASCAR Cup race Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky.
UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017, 8:54 p.m.
Scott Dixon claims 1st career IndyCar win at Road America
Scott Dixon won the IndyCar race at Road America on Sunday to spoil the Team Penske party on the rural road course.
Sat., June 10, 2017, 9:03 p.m.
Will Power wins wild IndyCar race at Texas under caution
Will Power won a wild IndyCar race under caution at the repaved and reconfigured Texas track that finished with only eight of the 22-car field crossing the finish line. Power …
Fri., June 9, 2017, 3:31 p.m.
Graham Rahal rolling as he arrives at Texas off 2 IndyCar wins
Graham Rahal is the only IndyCar driver this season already with two wins. He is back at Texas to defend his win from a year ago. The win last August …
UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017, 5:03 p.m.
Charlie Kimball gets 1st IndyCar pole, record run at repaved Texas
Charlie Kimball has earned his first IndyCar Series pole with a two-lap average speed of 222.556 mph at the repaved and reconfigured Texas Motor Speedway. Kimball will start on the …
Sun., June 4, 2017, 6:36 p.m.
Auto racing roundup: NASCAR’s Jimmie Johnson extends track record with 11th win at Dover
Jimmie Johnson sped off on the final restart Sunday and earned another slice of NASCAR history, winning in overtime at Dover International Speedway for the 11th time and moving into …
UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 5:44 p.m.
Graham Rahal wins 1st of 2 Detroit Grand Prix IndyCar races
Graham Rahal won the first of two Detroit Grand Prix races, easily holding off Scott Dixon. Rahal won the pole earlier in the day and became the seventh IndyCar driver …
Fri., June 2, 2017, 3:48 p.m.
Esteban Gutierrez to replace injured Sebastien Bourdais at Detroit Grand Prix
Dale Coyne Racing has selected Esteban Gutierrez to replace Sebastien Bourdais at the Detroit Grand Prix. Bourdais broke his pelvis, a hip and two ribs in a crash during qualifying …
Fri., June 2, 2017, 3:41 p.m.
Takuma Sato set to make shift from Indianapolis 500 to Detroit GP
Takuma Sato is in for quite a shift. And, it doesn’t have much to do with him becoming the first Japanese driver to win the Indianapolis 500. Last week at …
UPDATED: Sun., May 28, 2017, 6:13 p.m.
Takuma Sato holds off Helio Castroneves to win Indianapolis 500
Takuma Sato became the first Japanese winner of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday when he denied Helio Castroneves a record-tying fourth victory as the two traded the lead in the …
Sat., May 27, 2017, 2:03 p.m.
Sebastien Bourdais determined to return for season finale
Sebastien Bourdais was in a car so fast that most of his competitors thought he would win the pole for Sunday’s Indianapolis 500. Instead, he crashed during qualifying last weekend …
Sat., May 27, 2017, 1:54 p.m.
Chip Ganassi goes into biggest Sunday of racing leading 2 series
After 17 years, Chip Ganassi is on top of the two biggest racing series in America.
Sat., May 27, 2017, 12:38 p.m.
Questions abound for future of Indy 500 on television
It began with a simple, black-and-white highlights show on the venerable “Wide World of Sports,” grew into a proving ground for broadcast innovations, and is now one of the longest-running …
Sat., May 27, 2017, 8:29 a.m.
2-time champ Juan Pablo Montoya under the radar at Indy
Life should be less stressful for Juan Pablo Montoya these days.
Sat., May 27, 2017, 7:12 a.m.
Scott Dixon has pole, Fernando Alonso has spotlight for wide-open Indy 500
One of IndyCar’s all-time greats will lead the field to green at the Indianapolis 500. All eyes will be one row behind Scott Dixon as Fernando Alonso makes his debut …
Fri., May 26, 2017, 11:16 p.m.
IndyCar braces for change, promotes younger drivers on eve of Indianapolis 500
With former Indianapolis 500 champions Helio Castroneves and Tony Kanaan in the twilight of their racing careers and possibly driving their final IndyCar season, the open-wheel series is on the …
UPDATED: Sat., May 20, 2017, 6 p.m.
Ed Carpenter takes top spot in crash-marred Indy 500 qualifying
Two-time pole winner Ed Carpenter had the fastest car in Indianapolis 500 qualifying with a four-lap average of 230.468 mph. All times will be erased for Sunday’s nine-car pole shootout. …
UPDATED: Sat., May 20, 2017, 6:47 p.m.
Sebastien Bourdais fractures pelvis, hip during Indy qualifying crash
Sebastien Bourdais will have surgery Saturday night to repair a fractured pelvis after a fiery crash during Indianapolis 500 qualifying. Indiana University Methodist Hospital doctors told track officials that the …
Fri., May 19, 2017, 4:39 p.m.
Rainy practices makes pole favorites hard to find at Indy
After a rough first week at Indianapolis, Sebastien Bourdais put himself in position to contend for the Indianapolis 500 pole. The French driver jumped to the top of the speed …
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 3:37 p.m.
After rain delay, Spencer Pigot, Zach Veach crash in Indy 500 practice
Rookie Zach Veach crashed hard late on the final day of practice before Indianapolis 500 qualifying this weekend. Veach’s car wiggled coming through the first turn before slamming hard into …
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 3:56 p.m.
Sebastien Bourdais posts fastest lap of week in Indy 500 practice
Sebastien Bourdais posted the fastest lap of the week in Friday’s Indianapolis 500 practice session and kept the top spot even after a two-hour, 36-minute rain delay. The French driver …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 3:55 p.m.
John Andretti fights cancer and his message is on full display
John Andretti is in the fight of his life battling colon cancer. The former racer is using it as an opportunity to spread the word about the importance of colonoscopy …