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John Martin was declared winner of the second-ever S5000 round at The Bend after on-the-road victor Anton de Pasquale was hit with a time penalty for causing a collision.
Thomas Randle annihilated the field in the first S5000 qualifying heat on Saturday, as Supercars star Anton De Pasquale finished second on debut.
“Chip Ganassi Racing: Fast Tracks to Success, 30th Anniversary Tribute” will open at Los Angeles’ Petersen Automotive Museum in December, honoring the modern-day legend’s IndyCar, IMSA and NASCAR triumphs.
Details of the brand new Mount Panorama event have been revealed, including the name, likely date and the format of the TCR enduro race.
Alex Peroni will auction the helmet he wore in his terrifying Formula 3 crash during the Italian Grand Prix weekend to raise funds for his career.
Patricio O’Ward, the 2018 Indy Lights champion, turned his first laps in an Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet IndyCar this week. Circumstances weren’t ideal but driver, race engineer and managing director are already excited about their collective prospects, reports David Malsher.
Louis "Sonny" Meyer Jr., one of the most accomplished and successful engine builders in Indianapolis 500 history, died Saturday, Nov. 9 in Crawfordsville, IN.
Meyer Shank Racing and driver Jack Harvey will be full-time NTT IndyCar Series entrants in 2020, and the Ohio-based team has formed a technical partnership with Andretti Autosport.
Michael Olinger, M.D., who served as IndyCar’s medical director from 2006 to 2018, died November 7.
By acquiring Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the IndyCar Series, Roger Penske has landed his greatest deal, and now faces one of his toughest jobs. But there is no better man to provide the adrenaline shot needed by U.S. open-wheel racing, writes David Malsher.
Mark Miles, CEO of Hulman & Co., will continue to play a key role in the future of IndyCar, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and IMS Productions once Penske Entertainment completes its purchase of these assets.
IndyCar wrapped up its own trial runs of the aeroscreen with a simulated street course test at Sebring Raceway today, and Sebastien Bourdais says he was left deeply impressed by the quality of the work.
Patricio O’Ward had his first IndyCar test since departing the series in June, turning around 100 laps at Sebring Raceway in the Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet, but said getting airflow toward the helmet with the aeroscreen in place is something that still needs to be addressed.
Roger Penske hopes that his “credibility” will help avoid being accused of a conflict of interest now that his Corporation is buying Hulman & Company, which owns Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the NTT IndyCar Series and IMS Productions.
Penske Entertainment, the new owner of Indianapolis Motor Speedway and IndyCar, will conduct business case studies for a more adventurous roster of events at IMS – including a possible IndyCar/NASCAR double-header, a 24-hour race or even Formula 1.
President of Hulman & Co. Mark Miles believes that the Penske Corporation’s purchase of the parent company for Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the NTT IndyCar Series will make U.S. open-wheel racing more attractive to manufacturers and big-name sponsors.
Penske Entertainment has purchased the NTT IndyCar Series and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway among other assets from the previous owners, Hulman & Company.
McLaren's newly-signed young IndyCar drivers Patricio O'Ward and Oliver Askew could be called up for Formula 1 tests in 2020.