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Will Power led Ryan Hunter-Reay and Takuma Sato in the opening day of practice for the 105th running of the Indy 500, as seven of the nine participating former winners filled the top 12.
JR Hildebrand and Stefan Wilson have completed their Refresher tests for the 105th running of the Indy 500, but RC Enerson’s car suffered a mechanical failure while running his Rookie Orientation Program.
The 105th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge is the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series’ sixth round of the season. Here’s the two-week schedule for all the on-track action at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Takuma Sato will stand to gain an extra $380,000 on top of his seven-figure race winnings, should he win the 105th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Ricky Taylor in the Wayne Taylor Racing Acura held off Felipe Nasr’s Action Express Racing Cadillac as the pair eked out their fuel in a thrilling conclusion to Mid-Ohio’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship round.
Graham Rahal says his recovery from the back of the pack to finish fifth in the Grand Prix of Indianapolis with a hugely ambitious fuel strategy was one that left him “shocked.”
Rinus VeeKay, who scored his first IndyCar victory on Saturday, has paid tribute to the education he received from the Road To Indy junior formulas and from former Indy car star Arie Luyendyk.
Alex Palou, who finished third in today’s GP of Indianapolis, complimented race winner Rinus VeeKay for a brave pass that saw him pass two Ganassi cars in one move.
Rinus VeeKay admitted he was in tears after scoring the biggest win of his career with victory in IndyCar’s Grand Prix of Indianapolis.
IndyCar rookie Romain Grosjean believes traffic cost him a shot at victory in the Grand Prix of Indianapolis, and described Takuma Sato’s driving as “a bit on the limit.”
Rinus VeeKay became the fifth winner in five races in the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series, the Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet driver beating polesitter Romain Grosjean with a combination of speed, tire strategy and slick pitstops.
David Malukas scored his third win in six Indy Lights races, but his HMD Motorsports car held off Juncos Racing’s Toby Sowery by only five feet after a great last-lap battle.
Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet’s Rinus VeeKay led the race day morning warm-up for the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis, ahead of Alex Palou and Scott Dixon of Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda.
Romain Grosjean says that the emotions he felt after earning pole for only his third IndyCar race reminded him of the days he went racing with a chance to win.
Ex-F1 driver Romain Grosjean has landed pole position for only his third NTT IndyCar Series start, the Dale Coyne Racing with RWR driver beating Josef Newgarden by over a tenth of a second.
Linus Lundqvist dominated the first of two Indy Lights races on the IMS road course to claim the championship lead, having led from green flag to checkered flag.
Josef Newgarden lapped the 2.439-mile Indianapolis road course in 69.3sec on Firestone’s softer compound tires to eclipse Rinus VeeKay and Will Power and grab top spot for Team Penske-Chevrolet.
Colton Herta will race a Gainbridge-sponsored Andretti Autosport-Honda for at least two more years, after a contract extension was signed by all parties.
First practice for the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis saw Alexander Rossi put his Andretti Autosport-Honda on top of the times, just ahead of Jack Harvey’s Meyer Shank Racing entry.
For the second successive year, Toronto has been scrubbed from the IndyCar calendar due to restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
All you need to know ahead of the fifth round of the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series, the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course.
The 2021 NTT IndyCar Series’ fifth round of the season is this Saturday on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. Here’s the four-day schedule for all the on-track action.
Three-time NASCAR champion and former IRL IndyCar champion Tony Stewart will attend this year’s Indy 500 as guest of his hero, A.J. Foyt.
One of the greatest drivers in Indy car history, Bobby Unser, will be sorely missed at Indianapolis Motor Speedway this month. David Malsher-Lopez pays tribute.
Tino Belli, IndyCar’s director of aerodynamic development, believes the changes to the underside of the cars will allow them to run closer at Indy and make passes. The moment of truth comes on its biggest stage, writes David Malsher-Lopez.
Larry Foyt says hiring JR Hildebrand for the fourth AJ Foyt Racing-Chevrolet at the Indianapolis 500 made “all the sense in the world”.
Andretti Autosport has announced it will be moving its LMP3 entry from the IMSA Prototype Challenge to the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, and with Oliver Askew joining Jarett Andretti at Mid-Ohio.
The NTT IndyCar Series’ newest winner Pato O’Ward believes a Mexican race would be a hugely popular addition to the schedule.
Robert Wickens says he’s still targeting a return to a top-rank racing series, and feels his injuries are costing him years at his prime.
Stefan Wilson says he’s aiming to adopt his brother late Justin’s mentality as he approaches the third Indianapolis 500 of his career.
NBC Sports announced today that Jimmie Johnson will join Mike Tirico and Danica Patrick for its studio coverage of the 105th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge.
AJ Foyt Racing president Larry Foyt says the team was left reeling from an “unbelievable” IndyCar double-header that saw its pair of cars suffer three lots of crash damage.
Roger Penske and IMS track president J. Douglas Boles have paid tribute to Bobby Unser, who died Sunday at the age of 87.
Texas IndyCar winner Pato O’Ward says he will hold McLaren CEO Zak Brown to his promise of a post-season test in a Formula 1 car, but isn't actively seeking an opportunity to switch series.
Josef Newgarden, Graham Rahal and Scott Dixon were left wrong-footed by the pace and fuel mileage that Pato O’Ward’s Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet showed as he scored his first IndyCar win.
Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet’s Pato O’Ward passed Josef Newgarden in the final stint of the XPEL 375 at Texas Motor Speedway to score his first win, and the team’s first for almost three years.
How they line up for the XPEL 375, second race in the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series' double-header at Texas Motor Speedway. Positions set by championship entrant points after Race 1 due to rain causing cancelation of qualifying.
Team Penske-Chevrolet rookie Scott McLaughlin admitted he had never scored a more satisfying runner-up finish, after taking second in his first IndyCar oval race.
Scott Dixon’s latest Texas Motor Speedway win means he has scored at least one victory in 19 straight IndyCar seasons and it has brought him within one of Mario Andretti’s all-time win tally.
Graham Rahal was left elated with a charging drive to fifth at Texas Race 1, but also aggravated by Jack Harvey’s defending as he passed him following a restart.
Erstwhile championship leader Alex Palou said he was gratified to finish fourth in his first IndyCar oval race for Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda.
Scott Dixon led 206 of 212 laps in the Genesys 300 to score his fifth Texas Motor Speedway win, while Scott McLaughlin delivered a brilliant second in his first oval race.
Team Penske-Chevrolet driver advisor Rick Mears says he’s been impressed with the squad’s rookie driver Scott McLaughlin after his first three races in the IndyCar Series.
How they line up for the Genesys 300, first race in the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series' double-header at Texas Motor Speedway. Positions set by championship entrant points, due to rain causing cancelation of qualifying.
IndyCar’s efforts to squeeze the first race of the Texas Motor Speedway double-header between showers will see the grid set by entrant points, and the green flag brought forward.
Tony Kanaan has vowed to be aggressive with his rivals in IndyCar’s Texas double-header this weekend and take advantage of the fact that he doesn’t need to consider championship points.
Last Sunday, Colton Herta demolished his IndyCar opposition in the second round of the season. David Malsher-Lopez explains why Andretti Autosport’s youngest ace bears all the hallmarks of becoming the country’s next homegrown motorsport hero.
All you need to know ahead of the third and fourth rounds of the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series at Texas Motor Speedway.
Scott McLaughlin and Pietro Fittipaldi agree their efforts at this weekend’s IndyCar double-header at Texas Motor Speedway will be somewhat simplified by parc ferme rules.
Ruoff Mortgage will serve as associate sponsor for all four full-season Andretti Autosport-Honda entries as well as Marco Andretti’s #98 at the Indianapolis 500.
Pietro Fittipaldi will enter all four oval races in the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series, and will thus be forced to skip the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Meyer Shank Racing team co-owner Mike Shank says that Jack Harvey’s run to fourth place in the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg was “great for morale”.