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McLaren: Hulkenberg “towards top of list” for IndyCar seat
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McLaren: Hulkenberg “towards top of list” for IndyCar seat

McLaren CEO Zak Brown says that Nico Hulkenberg is "towards the top of the list" of candidates for a future third IndyCar seat, should the programme be confirmed.

Hulkenberg says F1 "train has probably left", ready for IndyCar
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Hulkenberg says F1 "train has probably left", ready for IndyCar

Nico Hulkenberg was hugely unfortunate in terms of his F1 career, which never lived up to his extreme promise in junior formulas. Ahead of his first IndyCar test, he looks to the future and assesses his past. Adam Cooper reports.

Alonso on Herta talk: Motorsports is much more than F1

Alpine's Fernando Alonso says IndyCar star Colton Herta should follow his own career plan amid talk over a future Formula 1 switch, pointing out "motorsport is much more than F1".

Boston GP CFO pleads guilty to fraud, money laundering and more

John Casey, chief financial officer of IndyCar’s failed Boston Grand Prix, has pleaded guilty to multiple counts of fraud.

Lundgaard: Move to IndyCar is about “What’s most exciting?”
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Lundgaard: Move to IndyCar is about “What’s most exciting?”

Christian Lundgaard says that joining Rahal Letterman Lanigan IndyCar team is about pursuing enjoyment and excitement in his motorsport career – but admits he hasn’t given up on the F1 dream.

Hulkenberg and Arrow McLaren SP confirm test

Nico Hulkenberg has confirmed that he will take part in next week’s IndyCar evaluation test at Barber Motorsports Park.

Lundgaard makes 2022 IndyCar move in third RLL seat
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Lundgaard makes 2022 IndyCar move in third RLL seat

Danish Formula 2 driver Christian Lundgaard will switch to IndyCar in 2022, joining Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing in a third full-time entry.

Hulkenberg, Sargeant to make IndyCar debuts in Barber test
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Hulkenberg, Sargeant to make IndyCar debuts in Barber test

Ex-Formula 1 driver Nico Hulkenberg and Formula 3 race-winner Logan Sargeant will get their first opportunities to try an IndyCar when they take part in next week’s test at Barber Motorsports Park.

O’Ward: ‘I’d be lying’ to deny interest in future F1 move
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O’Ward: ‘I’d be lying’ to deny interest in future F1 move

Arrow McLaren SP IndyCar driver Pato O’Ward says he would “be lying” if he denied interest in a future switch to Formula 1 ahead of his maiden test in Abu Dhabi.

2023 IndyCar won’t take major toll on tires, says Firestone

Firestone says the increased power and weight of a 2023-spec IndyCar won’t dramatically increase tire wear, although the company is still aiming to make modifications to its compounds.

Remembering Dan Wheldon and his last and most amazing win Prime

Remembering Dan Wheldon and his last and most amazing win

Saturday, Oct. 16th, marks the 10th anniversary Dan Wheldon’s death. David Malsher-Lopez pays tribute, then asks Wheldon’s race engineer from 2011, Todd Malloy, to recall that magical second victory at the Indianapolis 500.

Podcast: IndyCar champion Scott Dixon remembers Dan Wheldon

Saturday 16 October marks 10 years to the day double Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon tragically died in an IndyCar crash at the Las Vegas season finale.

Have Harvey and RLL formed IndyCar’s next winning match-up? Prime

Have Harvey and RLL formed IndyCar’s next winning match-up?

Jack Harvey’s move to Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing sparked plenty of debate, but their combined strength could prove golden, says David Malsher-Lopez.

"Seamless" test, but Newgarden voices 2023 IndyCar weight concern
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"Seamless" test, but Newgarden voices 2023 IndyCar weight concern

After testing a variety of potential new Firestone road course tires for 2023, Josef Newgarden says he’s spoken to IndyCar leaders about the increasing weight of the cars.

Andretti impressed at first IndyCar runs by Kirkwood, DeFrancesco
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Andretti impressed at first IndyCar runs by Kirkwood, DeFrancesco

Andretti Autosport race engineer Ray Gosselin says he and the team “couldn’t be happier” with the way potential Indy Lights graduates Kyle Kirkwood and Devlin DeFrancesco adapted to IndyCars in their first test.

Harvey: RLL enticing because it’s “very good across the board”
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Harvey: RLL enticing because it’s “very good across the board”

Jack Harvey says his move to Rahal Letterman Lanigan-Honda was so tempting because of the team’s consistency and its ability to get its drivers to the front on racedays.

IndyCar reveals Jones as new director of Indy Lights
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IndyCar reveals Jones as new director of Indy Lights

Veteran United States Auto Club (USAC) driver and executive Levi Jones will be the new director of the Indy Lights series, it was announced today.

Harvey confirmed in RLL’s #45 Hy-Vee IndyCar for 2022

Jack Harvey has at last been confirmed as a Rahal Letterman Lanigan-Honda driver, joining incumbent Graham Rahal in what is described as a multi-year deal.

Firestone positive over 2023 IndyCar simulation test at Indy

Firestone believes that data and feedback from Helio Castroneves and Pato O’Ward in Friday’s test at Indy has provided a good pointer regarding the tire construction/compound needed for the 2023-spec IndyCars.

McLaughlin wants New Zealand Grand Prix start

IndyCar Rookie of the Year Scott McLaughlin has a New Zealand Grand Prix start on his bucket list.

Grosjean excited to share data with new teammates and Castroneves
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Grosjean excited to share data with new teammates and Castroneves

Romain Grosjean, who had his first test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway today, said he’s excited by the prospect of racing with his new Andretti Autosport teammates and learning from four-time winner Helio Castroneves.

Johnson closer to committing to full season after Indy oval test

NASCAR legend Jimmie Johnson is “as close as I’ve ever been” to adding IndyCar ovals to his schedule for 2022, after nearing the end of his Rookie Orientation Program at Indianapolis Motor Speedway today.

McLaughlin didn't want "half-arsed" Bathurst campaign

Scott McLaughlin says he pulled the pin on his Bathurst 1000 drive out of fear it would be a "half-arsed" campaign due to travel restrictions.

Why Kyle Kirkwood is America's new IndyCar ace-in-waiting Prime

Why Kyle Kirkwood is America's new IndyCar ace-in-waiting

Kyle Kirkwood, the record-setting junior formula driver, sealed the Indy Lights championship last weekend. But despite an absurdly strong résumé and scholarship money, his next move is far from clear. By David Malsher-Lopez.

Rahal Letterman Lanigan bids farewell to Sato

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing has announced Takuma Sato is leaving the team, for whom he scored four of his six IndyCar wins, including the Indianapolis 500.

DJR confirms McLaughlin won't race at Bathurst

Dick Johnson Racing has confirmed that Scott McLaughlin won't drive for the team at the Bathurst 1000 this year.

Grosjean, Johnson to take Indy 500 rookie test on Wednesday

Romain Grosjean and Jimmie Johnson will turn their first laps of Indianapolis Motor Speedway in an IndyCar this week.

Bryan Herta: Hard to believe Colton finished year only fifth
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Bryan Herta: Hard to believe Colton finished year only fifth

Colton Herta’s father Bryan, his strategist at Andretti-Herta Autosport, says that he believes the “potential” was there to fight with new IndyCar champion Alex Palou for the 2021 title.

Detroit GP aims to move race downtown for 2023

The IndyCar and IMSA races in Detroit could shift from Belle Isle to a new downtown layout as soon as 2023.

2021 IndyCar season most watched in NBC’s tenure

NBC has announced that this year’s NTT IndyCar Series saw the best combined broadcast/cable season in five years.

McLaughlin set to call off Bathurst 1000 return

Scott McLaughlin has all but confirmed that he won't return to Australia for the Bathurst 1000 in December.

Brown: 2021 was a great season for O’Ward despite title loss

McLaren CEO Zak Brown believes that defeated IndyCar title challenger Pato O’Ward nonetheless is one of the fastest drivers in the sport, and can get even better.

2021 IndyCar title is just the start for Ganassi's newest star Prime

2021 IndyCar title is just the start for Ganassi's newest star

Alex Palou has captured Chip Ganassi Racing's 14th IndyCar drivers' championship, and in truly stellar manner. David Malsher-Lopez explains what made the Palou-Ganassi combo so potent so soon.

Rookie of the Year McLaughlin targets Indy 500 win in 2022
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Rookie of the Year McLaughlin targets Indy 500 win in 2022

IndyCar’s new Rookie of the Year Scott McLaughlin believes his next steps are to finish in the top 10 in the championship, and compete for Indy 500 victory.

Pagenaud confirmed at Meyer Shank Racing for 2022
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Pagenaud confirmed at Meyer Shank Racing for 2022

Simon Pagenaud’s move to Meyer Shank Racing-Honda for next year has been confirmed the day after the 2021 season closed.

Ganassi: Palou’s title triumph is “as big as it gets” Long Beach
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Ganassi: Palou’s title triumph is “as big as it gets”

Chip Ganassi, who today saw Alex Palou score his team’s 14th drivers’ title, says this latest triumph means a huge amount to the #10 crew and paid tribute to members working behind the scenes.

Herta: “Can’t believe” he won Long Beach at his second try Long Beach
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Herta: “Can’t believe” he won Long Beach at his second try

Colton Herta says his Long Beach triumph is special because he regards the race as IndyCar’s biggest event outside of the Indianapolis 500.

Champion Palou: “Let’s get another one now!” Long Beach
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Champion Palou: “Let’s get another one now!”

The 2021 IndyCar champion Alex Palou says he’s already thinking in terms of retaining his title next year.

Long Beach IndyCar: Herta beats Newgarden, Palou is champion Long Beach
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Long Beach IndyCar: Herta beats Newgarden, Palou is champion

Colton Herta stormed from 14th to victory at the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, beating Josef Newgarden and Scott Dixon, while Alex Palou came home a solid fourth to claim his first NTT IndyCar Series title.

O’Ward taken out of IndyCar title fight early in series finale Long Beach
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O’Ward taken out of IndyCar title fight early in series finale

Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet’s Pato O’Ward has lost his shot at the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series title at the Long Beach finale due to transmission failure, which occurred 17 laps after he was punted into a spin at the end of the opening tour.

Ticktum would make a great IndyCar driver, says Carlin

Stephanie Tindall, who helps run the Carlin team, believes that one of the squad’s current Formula 2 stars Dan Ticktum, would be ideal for the NTT IndyCar Series.

Bourdais to race IMSA full-time, IndyCar part-time in ’22

Sebastien Bourdais is expected to be confirmed as a full-time IMSA Prototype driver for 2022, and is now seeking to fill his non-sportscar weekends racing an IndyCar for A.J. Foyt Racing-Chevrolet.

Carpenter confirms VeeKay will remain for third season

Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet has announced that Rinus VeeKay will run a third season for the team in 2022.

Long Beach IndyCar: Herta leads Dixon in warm-up Long Beach
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Long Beach IndyCar: Herta leads Dixon in warm-up

Colton Herta, who led the two practice sessions but tripped up on tactics in qualifying, topped warm-up for the season finale at Long Beach, clocking a lap 0.1745sec ahead of Scott Dixon.

Ticktum looking to IndyCar, DTM and Formula E for 2022

Dan Ticktum says he has a "couple of options" for next season and would be looking for drives in IndyCar, DTM and Formula E if he moves away from Formula 2 in 2022.

Newgarden: Previous qualifying missteps ended real title hopes

Long Beach pole-winner Josef Newgarden says that poor qualifying runs on the previous three road courses are what has all-but-eliminated him from genuine championship contention this weekend.

O’Ward upset to get “hosed” by “very odd call” from IndyCar

Championship challenger Pato O’Ward says he felt cheated out of his chance to be in the Firestone Fast Six in Long Beach following a controversial end to Q2.

Long Beach IndyCar: Newgarden takes pole, title rivals falter

Josef Newgarden took his fourth pole position of the season for Team Penske-Chevrolet, while Alex Palou and Pato O’Ward will start from the lower end of the Top 10.

Long Beach IndyCar: Herta tops practice again, beats Penskes

Colton Herta turned the fastest lap of the weekend to top second practice, as all the drivers tried out the Firestone alternate compound for the first time.

Miles: IndyCar’s “clear focus is on North America”

Penske Entertainment Corp.’s president and CEO Mark Miles has stated that IndyCar will remain focused on its home continent for now, despite the international flavor of its rising stars.

Hunter-Reay remaining “all smiles” before Andretti swansong

Ryan Hunter-Reay insists he’s remaining upbeat about his future, on the eve of his last race with Andretti Autosport, for whom he has raced 12 years.

Long Beach IndyCar: Herta tops first practice, Palou shines

Colton Herta put Andretti Autosport-Honda on top in opening practice for the returning Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, while champion-elect Alex Palou’s first encounter with the course resulted in an impressive third.

IndyCar becomes sanctioning body, promoter for Indy Lights

Penske Entertainment Corp. president and CEO Mark Miles today revealed IndyCar will become the sanctioning body and promoter of the Indy Lights series at the end of this season 2021 season.

Palou: "To finish 11th in IndyCar is not that easy nowadays"

Alex Palou insists his first NTT IndyCar Series championship is by no means locked in, despite having to finish only 11th in the finale at the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach on Sunday to seal the title.

Grosjean confirmed at Andretti Autosport for 2022 IndyCar season

Andretti Autosport has signed Romain Grosjean for its #28 DHL-Honda entry in the 2022 and 2023 NTT IndyCar Series seasons, after an impressive rookie year with Dale Coyne/Rick Ware Racing.

Why Grosjean's oval commitment shows he's serious about IndyCar Prime

Why Grosjean's oval commitment shows he's serious about IndyCar

One of motorsport’s worst-kept secrets now out in the open, and Romain Grosjean has been confirmed as an Andretti Autosport IndyCar driver in 2022. It marks a remarkable turnaround after the abrupt end to his Formula 1 career, and is a firm indication of his commitment to challenge for the IndyCar Series title  

Callum Ilott signs as Juncos Hollinger's IndyCar full-timer in 2022

Juncos Hollinger Racing announced today that Callum Ilott will remain in the #77 entry for a full 2022 NTT IndyCar Series campaign.

Newgarden welcomes international opposition in IndyCar

Two-time IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden says he welcomes the arrival of young talent such as Alex Palou and Pato O'Ward from other countries and formulas to dispute the NTT IndyCar Series.

What channel is IndyCar on? Long Beach start time, TV, and more

The 2021 NTT IndyCar Series’ 16th and final round will be held on the streets of Long Beach, California. Here’s all you need to know about how to enjoy the event.

McLaughlin deserves Rookie title, but his aim is far higher

Scott McLaughlin should clinch IndyCar’s Rookie of the Year title this weekend at Long Beach, but he’s more interested in the overall standings, and he admits that managing his expectations has not been easy. David Malsher-Lopez reports.