Dixon: Indy GP favored Ganassi’s aggressive team strategy

GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis winner Scott Dixon says the timing of the race’s only full-course caution meshed ideally with Chip Ganassi Racing’s “aggressive” race strategy. The five-time NTT IndyCar Series champion dominated the second half of today’s race, after making his second pitstop just before the yellows flew for

Why Scott McLaughlin must become an IndyCar driver

Scott McLaughlin, two-time and current Supercars champion, should have been making his NTT IndyCar Series debut for Team Penske at the GP of Indianapolis, but the Covid-19 pandemic forced a rescheduling that has put the brakes on his career switch. But David Malsher-Lopez explains why the New Zealander deserves this

Power determined to avoid becoming ‘desperate’ for wins

Team Penske-Chevrolet 2014 IndyCar champion and 2018 Indy 500 winner Will Power has vowed to remain calm when things go wrong in order to improve his consistency in the 2020 season. Ahead of the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series’ second round, to be held on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course,

Jimmie Johnson to test Ganassi IndyCar at IMS

Jimmie Johnson will get his first test in an IndyCar next week, driving a Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s road course. The seven-time NASCAR Cup champion announced the news via Twitter this afternoon, with the message: “I get to test an @IndyCar next week! A big thanks

Granatelli to be honored with IMS Museum exhibit

One of Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s most celebrated characters, Andy Granatelli, will be the subject of a new exhibition at the IMS Museum, starting Aug. 1. Granatelli: Larger Than Life will be presented by O’Donovan & McCardel Wealth Management of Raymond James, and will chronicle the life and legacy of “the

RLLR reveals livery for Rahal at Iowa

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing announced today that Hy-Vee, Inc. colors will run on Graham Rahal’s #15 entry for next month’s double-header at Iowa Speedway. Hy-Vee is an employee-owned supermarket corporation that operates more than 260 retail stores across eight Midwestern states, with an 85,000-strong workforce. Team co-owner Bobby Rahal stated:

Iowa’s IndyCar double-header will be open to fans

Iowa Speedway’s July 17-18 double-header for the NTT IndyCar Series will be open to a limited number of fans. The Rusty Wallace-designed 0.894-mile oval near Newton, IA, was originally scheduled to hold just one race as usual. But on April 6, along with the deletion of the Detroit double-header due

Veach stars on tough night for Andretti Autosport in Texas

Zach Veach matched his best ever IndyCar result in last night’s Genesys 300 with a fourth place at Texas Motor Speedway, but Michael Andretti’s team suffered a disappointing evening overall, with two cars hobbled from the start. Veach, who is in his third season with the squad, had started out

Kanaan reunites with 7-Eleven for his final Texas race

7-Eleven, Inc., which served as Tony Kanaan’s primary sponsor through the most consistently successful period of his career, will back his AJ Foyt Racing-Chevrolet this Saturday in the opening round of his final season. Kanaan will pilot Foyt’s famous #14 at all five oval races this season, in what has

IndyCar, IMS issue statement on George Floyd’s death

IndyCar and Indianapolis Motor Speedway have issued a joint statement on the death of George Floyd that has led to the current civil unrest across America. Floyd is an African American who died while under arrest, having had his neck knelt on by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for 8min46sec.