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Barber Motorsports Park pole-winner Pato O’Ward says that his second IndyCar P1 Award came as a result of wringing the potential from a faithful handling car.
Team Penske-Chevrolet’s two-time champion Josef Newgarden was left frustrated in second practice at Barber Motorsports Park by a run of problems that prevented him showing his true pace.
Alexander Rossi sent Andretti Autosport-Honda to the top of the times at Barber Motorsports Park, some consolation for the team as it rebuilds the front end of the crashed car of teammate Colton Herta in time for qualifying.
NASCAR legend Jimmie Johnson says he’s avoiding setting expectations that might prevent him performing at his best in his IndyCar debut at Barber Motorsports Park.
Ryan Hunter-Reay says talks over his future haven’t and won’t affect his race-by-race approach, his driving nor his determination.
Alexander Rossi says he believes that he and Andretti Autosport-Honda can approach all but one race with confidence in the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series, after both he and the team made big improvements.
Chevrolet’s IndyCar program manager Rob Buckner says the 2023 engine regulations of 2.4-liter V6s with KERS units will provide a noticeable bump in power, although he wouldn’t specify how much.
The NTT IndyCar Series has announced a new round of international broadcast partnerships today that extends its global reach.
Penske Entertainment CEO Mark Miles says replacing IndyCar’s in-jeopardy Toronto race would likely involve turning an extant round into a double-header rather than filling the Canadian city’s slot on the schedule.
All you need to know ahead of the first round of the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series – the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park.
Who are the folks behind the microphones for the 17 races in the 2021 IndyCar races, the third year of NBC’s exclusive deal to cover the NTT IndyCar Series?
Chip Ganassi has described seven-time NASCAR Cup legend Jimmie Johnson as a “damn hard worker” and believes he has “all the talent you need” to become a winner in IndyCar.
The Road To Indy presented by Cooper Tires starts this weekend, supporting the NTT IndyCar Series at Barber Motorsports Park, with double-headers for each of the three categories.
Dan Gurney, one of the sport's greatest innovators and free-thinking spirits, as well as a world-class driver who survived and excelled in one of racing's most deadly eras, should have turned 90 today. David Malsher-Lopez pays tribute.
The 2021 NTT IndyCar Series’ opening round of the season is this weekend at Barber Motorsports Park. Here’s the schedule for all the on-track action. All IndyCar sessions can be livestreamed on Peacock.
Nine former winners will be among the likely 36 drivers attempting to qualify for the 105th running of the Indianapolis 500 – and add their likeness to the iconic Borg-Warner Trophy.
Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden is satisfied that Chevrolet has stepped up in terms of power but says it won’t be until May that he’ll have an idea of whether fuel mileage has also improved.
Two-time Indy 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya says his run to second fastest in the test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway came despite some alarming moments.
Team Penske-Chevrolet’s Josef Newgarden topped the second day of Indy 500 testing, ahead of Takuma Sato, Juan Pablo Montoya and Scott Dixon
Indianapolis Motor Speedway president J. Douglas Boles has admitted that the plan for handling a large crowd at next month’s Indy 500 remains fluid for now.
Conor Daly again put his US Air Force Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet on top in testing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Friday morning, while all rookies have now completed their orientation practice.
Four-time Champ Car title winner Sebastien Bourdais had to complete the Rookie and Refresher practice session at Indy, but made the most of it to set a 224.427mph lap.
Conor Daly led the opening Indy 500 test session, some consolation for the Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet team that saw his teammate Rinus VeeKay hit the wall.
Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet’s Rinus VeeKay suffered a hard collision with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway SAFER barrier on his fifth lap in today’s Indy 500 test, sustaining a broken finger.
Tony Kanaan’s 20th run in the Indy 500 will come at the wheel of an American Legion-sponsored #48 Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda.
On the 53rd anniversary of Jimmy Clark’s death in a Formula 2 race at Hockenheim, David Malsher-Lopez explains why, despite regular changes in championship formats and points systems, the two-time World Champion’s brilliance shines through in the numbers.
The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will race twice at Watkins Glen in the space of six days, following the cancelation of the round at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.
XPEL, a provider of protective films and coatings, will increase its partnership with Team Penske and Josef Newgarden this year, as well as sponsoring the second Texas race.
Fans can livestream all 13 hours of this week’s two-day Indianapolis 500 test via NBCUniversal’s new streaming service, Peacock.
Can Mazda win this year’s IMSA Prototype championship? Undoubtedly. But it will be the culmination of an achingly hard struggle, after which the brand has decided to quit. David Malsher-Lopez tells the story of a bizarre blend of heartache and positivity.
The NTT IndyCar Series has unveiled its line-up of renewed TV contract details for the international market, but “new broadcast partners in other nations and regions will be announced soon.”
Juan Pablo Montoya’s Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet will carry #86 at next month’s Indianapolis 500 to acknowledge the 50th anniversary of Peter Revson’s record-breaking pole run in the McLaren M16.
Dale Coyne says he’s satisfied with both IndyCar returnee Pietro Fittipaldi and future rookie Cody Ware after a day’s testing at Texas Motor Speedway.
The Paretta Autosport-Chevrolet entered for Simona De Silvestro in this year’s Indianapolis 500 will be sponsored by Rocket Pro TPO.
Team Penske-Chevrolet rookie Scott McLaughlin was left elated by the experience of group running at Texas Motor Speedway in today’s 17-car IndyCar test.
Carlos Reutemann starred in Formula 1 for a decade, driving for Brabham, Ferrari, Lotus and Williams. He won 12 grands prix in almost 150 starts, but although he got within touching distance of the title in 1981, he was never crowned world champion.
The U.S. Air Force’s iconic Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit stealth bomber will be celebrated in Conor Daly’s livery for the #20 Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet IndyCar this year.
Romain Grosjean’s race engineer Olivier Boisson says he’s impressed with the ex-Formula 1 driver’s progress in IndyCar, but isn’t underestimating how challenging it will be for the rookie to make a big impression.
Alexander Rossi says that IndyCar’s new aerodynamic configuration for Indianapolis Motor Speedway will improve the racing at Indy, and says a power boost from KERS energy isn’t necessary.
IndyCar president Jay Frye admits that today’s test at IMS to simulate the effects of the hybrid units had not been wholly satisfactory, but had offered some “good learning” to the series’ technical team.
Fans are being invited to determine the colorscheme of the #48 Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda at five IndyCar events – six races – this year, thanks to Carvana online interaction.
Friday's IndyCar test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway is a crucial step in the series’ move toward hybrid KERS power in 2023. VP of competition Bill Pappas explained the implications to David Malsher-Lopez.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway will host a four-car IndyCar test on Friday as the series simulates hybrid power for the 2023 regulations, using push-to-pass boost.
Jonathan Kendrick, co-founder of ROKiT, says that the team landing a talented former champion such as Sebastien Bourdais is what convinced him to back the #14 A.J. Foyt Racing-Chevrolet.
Sam Schmidt has a new semi-autonomous Corvette C8, and took part in last weekend’s auto test at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. He spoke to David Malsher-Lopez.
Global conglomerate ROKiT has signed as primary marketing partner of the #14 AJ Foyt Racing-Chevrolet to be raced by Sebastien Bourdais in the NTT IndyCar Series this season.
BMW IMSA boss Bobby Rahal has defended his driver Connor De Phillippi for an attempted pass on the leading Corvette in the Sebring 12 Hours that resulted in contact – and a GTLM class win for Porsche.