indycar News and Analysis
Halfway through a very difficult Fast Friday, Alexander Rossi has turned the fastest single lap, but Pato O’Ward is the only driver to have set a full four-lap run with an average over 230mph.
Indy 500 rookie Jimmie Johnson has suffered his first slap of the SAFER barrier in an IndyCar at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but his car survived the strike relatively unharmed.
Team Penske-Chevrolet president Tim Cindric says reducing to three cars for the 2022 season has had upsides and downsides in preparation for the 106th running of the Indianapolis 500.
When a driver wins the Indianapolis 500, he doesn’t just put his name in the record books: he gets his effigy in sterling silver on the world’s most iconic sports trophy.
Indy 500 rookie Jimmie Johnson says that increased boost and reduced downforce will be an intimidating experience on Fast Friday.
Two former Formula 1 drivers, Takuma Sato and Romain Grosjean starred in today’s final practice before Fast Friday ahead of the 106th running of the Indianapolis 500, but for very different reasons.
33 drivers. 200 laps. 500 miles. And just 10 days to go until the Indianapolis Motor Speedway hosts the 106th running of the Indy 500.
One of America’s greatest ever drivers, four-time Indy 500 winner A.J. Foyt, has been honored by BorgWarner with a one-of-a-kind Baby Borg trophy.
NTT, IndyCar’s title sponsor and technology partner, has announced an enhanced and more immersive experience for IndyCar fans in time for the 106th Indianapolis 500 in 10 days.
Sarah Fisher is the latest in a long roll-call of celebrities and/or motorsport figures to drive the pace car and lead the eleven rows of three to the green flag for the Indianapolis 500.
IndyCar will no longer run the “two group” qualifying for this year’s Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear, and instead run a session resolved by a typical Firestone Fast Six shootout for pole.
Regardless of who’s competing, there’s always one car that leads at the Indy 500 – the pace car. Find out what it is, who’s driving and more.
Two-time Indy 500 winner Takuma Sato set fastest time in Day 1 of Indy 500 practice and believes Dale Coyne Racing did strong work in the off-season.
Scott Dixon admits he’s relieved to be focusing on the Indianapolis 500 after a very difficult opening five races of the 2022 NTT IndyCar Series season.
Alex Palou says he learned a lot from his duel with Helio Castroneves for last year’s Indianapolis 500 – but he’s still upset by the result.
Takuma Sato’s Dale Coyne Racing with RWR-Honda entry topped the speed charts on Day 1 of practice at the Indianapolis 500, while Jimmie Johnson starred with third fastest speed.
Stefan Wilson has been cleared to take part in this afternoon’s full-field IndyCar practice session after completing his Refresher course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Sage Karam says he’s happy there are only 33 entries in this year’s Indianapolis 500, – although he’s confident anyway that the Dreyer & Reinbold Racing-Chevrolet won’t be starting from the back row.
Scott Dixon headed Marcus Ericsson in first practice for the 106th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge.
Practice for the 106th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge begins Tuesday, May 17. Here’s the schedule at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the next two weeks – weather permitting, of course – and the 33 entries along with their best Indy 500 results.
The race-winner drinking milk – or drenching himself in it – is one of the many iconic images from the Indianapolis 500, but how did the tradition start?
BorgWarner has presented Helio Castroneves with his latest Baby Borg Trophy in honor of his fourth Indy 500 victory, while Jim Meyer and Michael Shank also received their Team Owner’s Trophies.
Andretti Autosport-Honda driver Colton Herta, who won the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis in baffling mixed conditions, said he was stunned to discover his car was strong in all conditions.
New IndyCar points leader Will Power admitted that seeing his principal championship rivals encounter trouble in the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis, he did start thinking in terms of points.
Simon Pagenaud says his second place in the wildly unpredictable GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis was a huge credit to his Meyer Shank Racing-Honda team, and that he loved the challenge of racing in the wet.
Conor Daly scored his best ever finish for Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet in today’s wet-dry-wet GMR GP of Indianapolis but said he struggled with visibility issues due to IndyCar’s aeroscreen.
Colton Herta scored his first win of the IndyCar season from 14th on the grid after two strategic gambles in a wild, rain-affected race, the Andretti Autosport-Honda ace beating Simon Pagenaud and Will Power.
Marcus Ericsson’s Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda set fastest time in raceday warm-up for the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis, while IndyCar announced a revised start time to avoid forecast thunderstorms.
Will Power, who took pole for Saturday’s GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis, says he savors them more now because they’re becoming ever harder to come by.
Team Penske-Chevrolet’s Will Power scored his sixth pole position on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s road course, beating champion Alex Palou by less than half a tenth.
Nyck De Vries says he enjoyed testing an IndyCar for Meyer Shank Racing-Honda, but is maintaining his European ambitions.
Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet’s Pato O’Ward, who won last time out at Barber Motorsports Park, led FP2 for the fifth race of the season, the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis.
Chip Ganassi Racing has signed Indy Lights driver Kyffin Simpson to a development deal.
All you need to know ahead of the fifth round of the 2022 NTT IndyCar Series – the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis on the Indy road course.
He may only be an outsider for the IndyCar title – at least in 2022 – but Rinus VeeKay is convinced that Ed Carpenter Racing is on a path to take on the sport’s greatest teams. The Dutch star and his race engineer Matt Barnes tell David Malsher-Lopez of their realistic hopes.
All the track action at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the Month of May, with the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis followed by the 106th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge.
The NXG Youth Motorsports believes its expansion to Detroit is paying off, as it continues its push to attract under-represented communities into the racing world.
Nine-time Indy 500 starter and former IndyCar team owner Sarah Fisher will drive the 2023 Corvette Z06 that paces the field in the 106th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Should Helio Castroneves become the Indianapolis 500’s first five-time winner this month, he will also earn BorgWarner’s bonus prize of $400k for back-to-back victories.
The GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis will see IndyCar adopting an electronic marshaling system, including digital flag panels, provided by EM Motorsport.
Bobby Rahal says he would jump at the chance to test Sebastian Vettel in an IndyCar at Road America.
The #11 AJ Foyt Racing-Chevrolet of JR Hildebrand will spotlight ABC Supply’s mission of “Building Homes, Rebuilding Lives” for severely injured veterans at this year’s Indianapolis 500.
McLaren CEO Zak Brown says that the team will soon confirm a new longterm deal with its IndyCar ace Pato O’Ward.
Dale Coyne believes his 2022 IndyCar rookie David Malukas can beat some of the series’ bigger names and clinch the prestigious Indy 500 Rookie of the Year honors.
Formula 1 might be visiting a new venue in Miami this weekend but the city has plenty of motorsport history from a diverse range of categories over the years.
DragonSpeed team principal Elton Julian says it’s been difficult assembling crew for its Indy 500 entry as IndyCar and other forms of motorsport experience rising grid numbers.
Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda’s reigning IndyCar champion and former Super Formula ace Alex Palou said he’d love for IndyCar to return to Japan.
IndyCar racer Callum Ilott has been called back to Alfa Romeo Formula 1 reserve duty in Miami as cover for Robert Kubica, who is at the Spa WEC event.
Stefan Wilson will enter the Indianapolis 500 for the fourth time in his career, as Cusick Motorsports backs him for a second year and joins forces with Elton Julian’s DragonSpeed team.
Other IndyCar drivers have stolen the headlines, but four rounds into the 2022 season, it’s the defending champion Alex Palou who heads the points table. He spoke to David Malsher-Lopez about self-improvement – what he’s done and what still needs work.
Defending IndyCar champion Alex Palou has admitted that Chevrolet may now have the edge over Honda in the engine war between the two marques.
Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet ace Rinus VeeKay admits he lost out to Barber Motorsports Park winner Pato O’Ward by being too cautious under braking for Turn 5 on his out-lap after his second and final stop.
Pato O’Ward, who claimed his third IndyCar victory and his first of the 2022 season at Barber Motorsports Park, says that he’s on the brink of a new deal with Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet.
Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet broke the Penske stranglehold in 2022, as Pato O’Ward delivered victory in the fourth round of the NTT IndyCar Series, holding off reigning champion Alex Palou.
Callum Ilott continued his and the Juncos Hollinger Racing team’s upward trend at Barber Motorsports Park with fastest time in the Saturday afternoon session.