This Sunday’s second round of the IndyCar iRacing Challenge from ‘Virtual Barber Motorsports Park’ is to be televised.
Green Savoree Racing Promotions is sticking with its original date for Honda Indy Toronto, despite new orders from the city’s mayor that all events are canceled through June 30 – less than two weeks before opening practice.
The date of the opening event of the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season, the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix, remains May 29-31 despite Michigan declaring a state of emergency last weekend – but race organizers are examining options should they need to reschedule.
Dreyer & Reinbold Racing-Chevrolet’s Sage Karam won the first in a six-race IndyCar iRacing Challenge, conquering the American Red Cross Grand Prix at Watkins Glen International 3.6sec ahead of Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda’s Felix Rosenqvist.
Some of the more experienced drivers in the NTT IndyCar Series admit they’re uncertain of their prospects in tomorrow’s IndyCar iRacing Challenge as they face the younger generation of rivals who have used game sims for several years.
Penske Entertainment and IndyCar CEO Mark Miles says he’s hopeful that the double-header weekend in Belle Isle, Detroit, can happen as scheduled on May 29-31 as the season-opener and that St. Petersburg can be installed as the finale.
Parnelli Jones and Bobby Unser have both stated that the Indianapolis 500’s shift from Memorial Day Weekend in 2020 is a pity but a necessary move as a result of the coronavirus epidemic.
IndyCar and Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg promoters Green Savoree have revealed that March’s planned 2020 season-opener may possibly become the new finale.
The coronavirus pandemic’s effect on the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series schedule has seen officials move the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis to July 4 and the 104th running of the Indy 500 to August 23, while three other races have been shifted.
The first NTT IndyCar Series Esports event will feature at least 25 cars, with Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin and former Formula 1 driver Scott Speed joining a phalanx of series champions and race winners.
Racing icon A.J. Foyt has been responding to fans’ questions on social media, and has declared that two-time Rodger Ward was his fiercest opponent on both dirt and pavement, and has expressed strong disinterest in simulator racing.
Robert Wickens’ bone-shattering, career-halting, life-changing crash at Pocono Raceway is now more than 18 months ago. What he’s achieved since then is nothing short of inspirational, writes David Malsher-Lopez.
The coronavirus pandemic has torn up the worldwide motorsport schedule in a manner not seen since World War II. But when IndyCar action resumes, AJ Foyt Racing’s president Larry Foyt is positive the team can shine in a manner not seen from this squad for several seasons. David Malsher-Lopez reports.
The Grand Prix Association of Long Beach has confirmed that after exhaustive efforts to reschedule the 46th Acura GP of Long Beach for 2020, it will now not be possible.
Jim Michaelian, CEO and president of the Grand Prix Association of Long Beach, is still aiming find a slot in the IndyCar schedule that could work for the Californian city, for IndyCar and for IMSA.
IndyCar and Indianapolis Motor Speedway have pledged to try and ensure the 104th running of the Indy 500 goes ahead as planned on Memorial Day Weekend, despite the current advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding the coronavirus pandemic.
Green Savoree Racing Promotions has announced that those who purchased tickets for the canceled Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg can defer these to apply to other GSRP races this season or next year’s St. Pete race, but several fans are asking for a refund.
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