Danica Patrick expects that it will take some time for her to readjust to open-wheelers when she returns to the Indy 500 next year. Patrick made 115 IndyCar starts including seven Indy 500 appearances before moving across to NASCAR full-time at the end of the 2011 season (pictured). On the eve of her final start […]

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Porsche’s World Endurance Championship leader Brendon Hartley has revealed he is keen on a switch to IndyCar next year after the end of the German manufacturer’s LMP1 programme. The New Zealander confirmed that he is “genuinely looking at IndyCars” after being linked to drives with both Ganassi and Schmidt Peterson Motorsport for next year. “IndyCars would be […]

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Smart strategy helped Simon Pagenaud to back-to-back wins at Sonoma on Sunday, but even his victory was not enough to stop Penske teammate Josef Newgarden from securing the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series drivers’ championship. Pagenaud, who started from third, lost a place to Helio Castroneves on the opening lap, and then showed his hand when […]

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Chip Ganassi Racing’s managing director Mike Hull believes that four-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon stands comparison with the legends of the sport. Dixon has scored 41 race wins in his Indy car career, which stretches back to 2001, and this leaves him just one victory shy of joining Michael Andretti in third on the series’ […]

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New Zealand’s Brendon Hartley is expected to become Chip Ganassi Racing’s newest IndyCar driver. The 27-year-old Kiwi would replace the outgoing Tony Kanaan in the No. 10 Honda to form an all-Kiwi lineup with four-time champion Scott Dixon. Current CGR drivers Max Chilton and Charlie Kimball are unlikely to be retained as the team ponders […]

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Schmidt Peterson Motorsports says Le Mans 24 Hours winner Brendon Hartley and Robert Wickens are part of a 28-driver list to race the team’s second full-time IndyCar entry in 2018. Mikhail Aleshin left the team to help develop BR Engineering’s Dallara-built LMP1 car last month, and the vacancy at Schmidt Peterson has become a key part of […]

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The showdown for the 2017 IndyCar championship is likely between four drivers, with a fifth still having a shot, but the constant theme heading for Sonoma is take care of your own business because that’s all you control. In one of the tightest fights in recent history, Josef Newgarden leads Scott Dixon by three points, […]

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Alexander Rossi took his first IndyCar victory since his 2016 Indianapolis 500 triumph, as Josef Newgarden’s championship lead was slashed by a pitlane crash at Watkins Glen. Newgarden smacked the pit exit wall at the final stops and was then hit by Sebastien Bourdais, causing rear suspension damage. A long stop for repairs left Newgarden […]

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Adding another spectacular pass for a lead to go with another consistent display of speed, Josef Newgarden claimed his fourth win of the Verizon IndyCar Series season, his first on an oval – and the fifth straight for Team Penske – in the Bommarito Auto Group 500 at Gateway Motorsports Park. Newgarden, who led for […]

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Will Power headed a Team Penske top four lockout as he claimed his sixth IndyCar Series pole position of the season at returning venue Gateway. The last driver to go out on a run, Power set a two-lap average of 189.642mph to knock championship leader Josef Newgarden down to second after his team-mate had produced […]

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