Alexander Rossi dominated from pole position at Long Beach to take his first IndyCar victory of the season and the championship lead. The Andretti Autosport driver survived a quartet of caution periods, the last of which set up a nine-lap showdown with Penske driver Will Power. Power had twice the amount of push-to-pass available than […]

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Alexander Rossi will start tomorrow’s Verizon IndyCar Series race at Long Beach from pole position after a commanding performance in qualifying. Rossi’s 1m06.5528s was 0.3526s quicker than nearest threat Will Power – a larger gap than that covering the entire remaining Fast Six. His car speed was supplemented by some aggressive gamesmanship in pitlane to […]

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Reigning IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden took his first win of 2018, defeating Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’s Robert Wickens after a late full-course yellow caused a seven-lap showdown at Phoenix. Wickens led the majority of the first race of the season at St Petersburg on his series debut before a late clash with Alexander Rossi, and once again […]

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Championship leader Sebastien Bourdais took pole position at Phoenix for the first oval race of the 2018 IndyCar championship. The Dale Coyne Racing driver was the last man on track under the new oval qualifying system, in which drivers complete their two qualifying laps in reverse championship order. Bourdais’ effort knocked Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud […]

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He mastered the treachery of Langhorne, nearly suffocated at Riverside, got burned badly at Milwaukee, survived a blood clot in Michigan and came back from devastating foot and knee injuries at Road America. But A.J. Foyt’s great escapes in race cars almost seem tame compared to his battles with killer bees. The first four-time Indy […]

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Alexander Rossi went for it, Robert Wickens got punted out of the lead and Sebastian Bourdais scored another unlikely victory at St. Pete in one of the craziest IndyCar season openers in recent memory Sunday afternoon. Wickens, the rookie pole-sitter who led 69 of the 110 laps and drove flawlessly for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, was […]

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Robert Wickens claimed pole position for his IndyCar debut at St. Petersburg, taking top spot with the final lap of a drizzly session. The Canadian was the only driver in the Fast Six to complete his time on the slower black tyre compound, and usurped Will Power in the dying seconds of the session with […]

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Scott Dixon was encouraged by his first experience with IndyCar’s prototype windscreen after completing the first of three scheduled test runs at Phoenix on Thursday. Dixon completed half a dozen laps in the initial run, which was intended to test the 0.4-inch thick windscreen’s performance in bright light. The second and third runs will be […]

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Scott Dixon will carry PNC Bank’s colors this year after the Pittsburgh company was confirmed as the new primary sponsor on Chip Ganassi Racing’s No. 9 IndyCar. “As a Pittsburgh native, PNC was a trusted brand I grew up with,” said team owner Chip Ganassi. “I opened up my first account as a teenager, and […]

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Leading British single-seater outfit Carlin has announced it will join IndyCar in 2018. Carlin has signed its former GP2 driver Max Chilton to partner his ex-Ganassi team-mate Charlie Kimball in its two-car line-up, while Chevrolet will be its engine supplier. The team has raced in America since 2015 when it joined the IndyCar-supporting Indy Lights […]

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