Scott Dixon went around Michael Andretti, took the Verizon IndyCar series points lead and gave notice Saturday night that the championship is going to go through him. Starting seventh, Dixon protected his tires, saved fuel and dominated the second half of the DXC Technology 600 at Texas Motor Speedway. The 37-year-old veteran took the lead […]

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McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown describes the chances of his team entering the IndyCar series next year as “favorable.” Brown (pictured above) has openly admitted he is exploring the opportunity of McLaren entering the championship in a full-time capacity in the future, and recent months have seen an acceleration in plans that could result in […]

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Team Penske and Chevy dominated qualifying for the DXC Technology 600 at Texas with polesitter Josef Newgarden (220.613mph), Simon Pagenaud (220.311mph), and Will Power (220.194mph) leading the field as the only three drivers to break the 220mph barrier. Adding to his ongoing season of rookie surprises, Robert Wickens took fourth in his Schmidt Peterson Motorsports […]

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Ryan Hunter-Reay forced teammate Alexander Rossi into a decisive mistake with nine laps to go Sunday in the second Dual at Detroit and drove on to a masterful victory. Starting 10th in the DHL Honda, Hunter-Reay used a blinding pace to make his three-stop strategy work and put himself right back in the championship hunt. […]

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The start of Sunday’s second race in the Verizon IndyCar Series Dual in Detroit was delayed over half an hour — after the pace car crashed. The car, driven by guest pace car driver Mark Reuss of General Motors, made a sharp turn after exiting Turn 2 and made hard contact with the outside retaining […]

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Scott Dixon parlayed perfect pace, pit stops and strategy Saturday to score his first victory of 2018 and vault right into the championship picture. In scoring the 42nd win of his career and tying Michael Andretti for third on the all-time list, Dixon led 39 of 70 laps in his PNC Honda and held off […]

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A man’s body was found Monday afternoon in one of the parking lots of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Speedway police said campers who had stayed the night after the Indianapolis 500 called police around 1:45 p.m. The body was discovered in a tent in Lot 2, the lot located on Georgetown Road across from Gate […]

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Will Power survived an afternoon of restarts, strategy gambles and high-profile casualties to win the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday. With a proliferation of yellows forcing teams to rethink their fuel mileage on the fly, Power stuck to the most conventional battleplan. He was toward the front of that group all day, […]

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Ed Carpenter ruined Roger Penske’s party Sunday by capturing the pole position for the 102nd Indianapolis 500. In winning his third Indy pole, Carpenter opened his Fast 9 shootout with a lap of 230 mph and averaged 229.618mph in his Fuzzy’s Chevrolet to relegate Simon Pagenaud to the middle of the front row and teammate […]

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Marco Andretti, Robert Wickens and Ed Carpenter topped 231mph during Fast Friday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway — but all eyes were on Team Penske heading into qualifying. While the top trio all posted their speeds in traffic, Will Power, Josef Newgarden and Simon Pagenaud threw down the fastest laps with no tow. Power, in […]

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