Grosjean can ‘put fear aside’ for Indy 500 bid

Haas Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean says he can “put fear aside” if he commits to racing in the Indy 500 next year. Both Grosjean and his teammate Kevin Magnussen are talking to IndyCar teams about drives in 2021 after being dropped by Haas. Grosjean insists he has high hopes

Coyne: Palou “will be strong” at Ganassi in 2021

Dale Coyne says he’s expecting Alex Palou to shine at Chip Ganassi Racing, especially when IndyCar reverts to a more normal race weekend schedule, allowing more track time. This year’s batch of NTT IndyCar Series rookies – Palou, Rinus VeeKay, Oliver Askew and Dalton Kellett – suffered greatly from the knock-on effects

Former champion Indy Lights team Belardi shuts down

Belardi Auto Racing, which ran Gabby Chaves to the Indy Lights title in 2014, is to close its doors for the final time. Chaves, Felix Rosenqvist, Felix Serralles, Peter Dempsey, Zach Veach (pictured above), Aaron Telitz, Santiago Urrutia, Zachary Claman de Melo and Alexandre Baron combined won a total of

VeeKay leads 21-car IndyCar test at Barber

Ed Carpenter Racing’s Rookie of the Year Rinus VeeKay topped the times at Barber Motorsports Park, just over one-tenth clear of Colton Herta. VeeKay lapped the lush, undulating 2.38-mile course in Birmingham, AL, in 65.6148sec to edge Colton Herta’s Andretti Harding Steinbrenner Autosport by 0.1236sec. In a test where the

Andretti Autosport drivers stunned by disasters in St. Pete

The Andretti Autosport-Honda team’s drivers were left shocked by the run of misfortune and mistakes that cost them several winning chances in the GP of St. Petersburg. Despite starting second, third and fourth on the grid, Alexander Rossi, Colton Herta and James Hinchcliffe all made crucial errors on an admittedly

McLaughlin upbeat despite crash on debut

Scott McLaughlin says his IndyCar debut was “awesome” despite crashing out of the St. Pete race. McLaughlin, who will join Team Penske full-time in the US series next season, made steady progress in the first half of the race, moving from his 21st starting spot to 17th. However his cameo

IndyCar St. Pete: Newgarden wins race, Dixon takes sixth title

Team Penske-Chevrolet’s Josef Newgarden did everything he needed to do by winning, but Scott Dixon survived countless restarts and chaos to claim a historic sixth IndyCar championship with Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda. In ambient temperatures of 87degF and track temp of 127degF the race got underway with Team Penske-Chevrolet’s polesitter Will

IndyCar St. Pete: Herta leads Dixon in raceday warm-up

With his last lap of the session, Colton Herta edged championship aspirant Scott Dixon to lead IndyCar’s half-hour warm-up session ahead of this afternoon’s Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Herta, who will start third in his Andretti Harding Steinbrenner Autosport-Honda, set a time of 61.6011sec on his 22nd and

Ed Carpenter Racing retains VeeKay for 2021

Rinus Veekay, who will today earn IndyCar’s Rookie of the Year title, will remain at Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet for a second season. Last year’s Indy Lights runner-up has started turning his pace and aggression into results in recent races and his highlight came in the Harvest Grand Prix’s first race

Jimmie Johnson, Ganassi announce Carvana sponsorship for 2021

Jimmie Johnson and Chip Ganassi Racing have confirmed that major used car dealership network Carvana will sponsor his first year in the NTT IndyCar Series. Seven-time NASCAR Cup champion Jimmie Johnson first tested for the 12-time Indy car champion team Chip Ganassi Racing on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s road course