Veach quits Andretti Autosport with immediate effect

Zach Veach has relinquished his seat in the #26 Andretti Autosport-Honda with immediate effect, on learning he will not be returning to the team in 2021.  Andretti confirmed the news that Veach would miss the final three races of the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season, adding that “a replacement driver for

Has Andretti Autosport truly recaptured its lost form?

Last Sunday, Andretti Autosport scored a convincing 1-2-3 finish, but it came toward the tail-end of a hugely disappointing season for the team. David Malsher-Lopez asks whether it was a genuine breakthrough or a one-off high. Almost four weeks ago, Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s pitlane was Andretti Autosport’s bête-noire. Three of

IndyCar’s new Nashville street course: the track designer’s guide

Track designer Tony Cotman believes the new Nashville street course has a long-term future due to local enthusiasm and is also truly unique. He told David Malsher-Lopez what makes the venue special. The Music City Grand Prix, which yesterday was confirmed on the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series calendar, will be

Foyt: Bourdais’ ability to boost smaller teams was key to appeal

AJ Foyt Racing team president Larry Foyt and four-time Champ Car title-winner Sebastien Bourdais have explained why they joined forces for 2021 – and why their partnership has started early. Bourdais was today confirmed as a Foyt-Chevrolet driver for 2021, but the announcement also revealed that he will also compete in

Scott Dixon’s IndyCar Title Lead Narrows after Mid-Ohio Rookie Mistake

A ‘rookie mistake’ by Scott Dixon on Sunday at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course likely means the IndyCar championship battle will come down to the last race next month in the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Dixon could only muster a 10th place finish on Saturday after a subpar qualifying

Herta says even wrong tire strategy couldn’t prevent victory

Colton Herta, who today at Mid-Ohio scored his third IndyCar win and fourth pole position, says that hitting the right fuel number gave him an edge over his closely pursuing teammates, despite a hurried strategy call on tires. Herta led 57 of the 75 laps in Mid-Ohio’s Race 2 in

IndyCar Mid-Ohio: Power claims 60th pole for Race 1

Team Penske-Chevrolet’s Will Power claimed his third pole of the season, his fifth at Mid-Ohio and the 60th of his career when unusually Group 1 proved the faster. Traditionally, the 2.258-mile Mid-Ohio course gets ever quicker as more rubber goes down rapidly but Power’s top time from Group 1 –

McLaren interested in F1’s Sergio Perez for IndyCar team

McLaren would “definitely be interested” in holding talks with Sergio Perez over a drive with its IndyCar team in 2021 if the Mexican driver wanted to move into the series. Perez announced on Wednesday that he would be leaving Racing Point at the end of the season after the team

Jimmie Johnson Inks 2-Year IndyCar Deal with Chip Ganassi Racing

Jimmie Johnson has signed a two-year deal to race in the NTT IndyCar Series for Chip Ganassi Racing. The seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion is in his final full-time season in that division and has completed a test at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course with Ganassi in July. Johnson,

Jimmie Johnson to IndyCar with Ganassi for two-year program

Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson is aiming to make the switch to IndyCar in 2021, and has announced he has joined forces with Chip Ganassi Racing. Johnson, who turns 45 this month, has raced full-time in NASCAR since 2002 and has become one the sport’s most successful drivers