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Indy 500: Former winners dominate first day of practice

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.

Indy 500: Refreshers cleared, more needed from rookie Enerson

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.

Indy 500: Rahal leads Dixon in opening practice

Graham Rahal put defending Indy 500 winners Rahal Letterman Lanigan-Honda on top for the opening practice for the 105th running of the Indianapolis 500, ahead of 2008 winner Scott Dixon.

Indy 500 – full two-week schedule for the Indianapolis 500

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.

$380,000 BorgWarner jackpot could await Sato at Indy 500 Indy 500
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$380,000 BorgWarner jackpot could await Sato at Indy 500

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.

Stefan Wilson unveils Indy 500 entry

Stefan Wilson has revealed the LOHLA SPORT / Cusick Motorsports #25 Andretti Autosport Honda in which he’ll attempt to qualify for his third Indianapolis 500.

IMSA Mid-Ohio: WTR Acura wins fuel-save nail-biter Mid-Ohio
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IMSA Mid-Ohio: WTR Acura wins fuel-save nail-biter

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.

Rahal on GP Indy: “One of the better drives I’ve ever had”

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.”

VeeKay “grateful” for Road To Indy and advice from Luyendyk

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.

Palou on VeeKay’s pass: “Man, that was close! But a good move”

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.

VeeKay: Amazing day I will remember for the rest of my life

Rinus VeeKay admitted he was in tears after scoring the biggest win of his career with victory in IndyCar’s Grand Prix of Indianapolis.

“Definitely traffic cost us the win today,” says Grosjean

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.”

IndyCar GP Indy: VeeKay beats Grosjean, Palou for first win

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.

IMS Indy Lights: Malukas holds off Sowery in last-lap battle

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.

IndyCar GP Indy: Grid order, starting tire choice

The starting line-up for the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis, Round 5 of the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series, along with each driver’s choice of Firestone tire compound for the first stint.

IndyCar GP Indy: VeeKay heads Ganassi pair in warm-up

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.

Grosjean on pole: Being competitive “like being alive again!”

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.

IndyCar GP Indy: Rookie Romain Grosjean takes first pole!

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.

IMS Indy Lights: Lundqvist takes points lead with second win

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.

IndyCar GP Indy: Newgarden edges VeeKay, Power in FP2

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.

Herta, Gainbridge extend Andretti contract by two years

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.

IndyCar GP Indy: Rossi leads Harvey in opening practice

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.

Chilton, Carlin to miss GP of Indianapolis

Only 25 cars will start tomorrow’s GMR Grand Prix on the Indianapolis road course as Max Chilton and the Carlin-Chevrolet team have withdrawn from the event.

IndyCar loses Toronto race to COVID restrictions again

For the second successive year, Toronto has been scrubbed from the IndyCar calendar due to restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

IndyCar’s GP of Indianapolis – facts, figures, entry list

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.

GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis – the weekend schedule

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.

Tony Stewart to join his hero A.J. Foyt at Indy 500 Indy 500
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Tony Stewart to join his hero A.J. Foyt at Indy 500

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.

Bobby Unser – Paying tribute to one of IndyCar's greatest

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.

Corvette to pace Indianapolis 500 for 18th time

The 2021 Chevrolet Corvette C8 Stingray hardtop convertible will lead the 33-car field to the green flag for the 105th Running of the Indianapolis 500.

Why IndyCar's new aero parts should improve racing at Indy

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.

Foyt: Signing Hildebrand for Indy “a no-brainer… He could win”

Larry Foyt says hiring JR Hildebrand for the fourth AJ Foyt Racing-Chevrolet at the Indianapolis 500 made “all the sense in the world”.

Askew joins Andretti Autosport’s LMP3 team for Mid-Ohio

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.

O’Ward: A Mexican IndyCar race would be “sold out”
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O’Ward: A Mexican IndyCar race would be “sold out”

The NTT IndyCar Series’ newest winner Pato O’Ward believes a Mexican race would be a hugely popular addition to the schedule.

Wickens still aims to return to “elite level” of motorsport
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Wickens still aims to return to “elite level” of motorsport

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 plans to apply lessons learned from Justin

Stefan Wilson says he’s aiming to adopt his brother late Justin’s mentality as he approaches the third Indianapolis 500 of his career.

Jimmie Johnson to join Danica Patrick on Indy 500 coverage

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.

Andretti confirms Wilson in sixth Indy 500 entry

Stefan Wilson will enter the Indianapolis 500 for a third time, and for a second time driving an Andretti Autosport-Honda.

Foyt counts the cost of disastrously unlucky Texas weekend Texas
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Foyt counts the cost of disastrously unlucky Texas weekend

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.

“No one quite like Bobby Unser,” says Roger Penske

Roger Penske and IMS track president J. Douglas Boles have paid tribute to Bobby Unser, who died Sunday at the age of 87.

O’Ward excited by Formula 1 test but "heart's with IndyCar" Texas
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O’Ward excited by Formula 1 test but "heart's with IndyCar"

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.

O’Ward’s rivals admit they were powerless to beat him Texas
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O’Ward’s rivals admit they were powerless to beat him

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.

Texas IndyCar: O’Ward beats Newgarden, Rahal to score first win Texas
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Texas IndyCar: O’Ward beats Newgarden, Rahal to score first 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 IndyCars line up for Texas Motor Speedway’s second race

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.

McLaughlin on TMS shock: “Most happy I’ve ever been finishing 2nd” Texas
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McLaughlin on TMS shock: “Most happy I’ve ever been finishing 2nd”

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.

Dixon on verge of matching Mario Andretti’s win tally Texas
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Dixon on verge of matching Mario Andretti’s win tally

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.

Rahal wants “man-to-man talk” with Harvey over defensive move

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.

Palou “really happy” with first top-five finish on an oval

Erstwhile championship leader Alex Palou said he was gratified to finish fourth in his first IndyCar oval race for Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda.

Texas IndyCar: Dixon dominates, McLaughlin stars to score NZ 1-2 Texas
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Texas IndyCar: Dixon dominates, McLaughlin stars to score NZ 1-2

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.

McLaughlin doing a “great job” as a rookie, says Mears

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 IndyCars line up for Texas Motor Speedway's first race

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.

Texas IndyCar: Kanaan leads O’Ward in practice

Tony Kanaan returned to NTT IndyCar Series action with top time in the only practice session ahead of tonight’s Genesys 300 at Texas Motor Speedway.

Rain delays force IndyCar to set Texas grid by points

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.

Kanaan: Rivals “will know that I don't have a lot to lose” Texas
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Kanaan: Rivals “will know that I don't have a lot to lose”

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.

Colton Herta – America's next racing hero Prime

Colton Herta – America's next racing hero

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.

IndyCar’s Texas double-header – facts, figures, schedule

All you need to know ahead of the third and fourth rounds of the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series at Texas Motor Speedway.

Qualifying with race downforce at Texas will aid TMS novices

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 becomes associate sponsor for Andretti Autosport

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.

Fittipaldi to run Gateway IndyCar race, not Le Mans Gateway
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Fittipaldi to run Gateway IndyCar race, not Le Mans

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.

Daly confirmed for oval IndyCar races with Carlin
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Daly confirmed for oval IndyCar races with Carlin

Conor Daly will again take the wheel of the #59 Carlin-Chevrolet for the NTT IndyCar Series’ oval races, outside of the Indianapolis 500.

Shank hails Harvey’s “awesome job” at St. Petersburg

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”.