Scott Dixon has walked away from a terrifying aerial accident that caused the 2017 Indianapolis 500 to be red-flagged. The incident started when Schmidt Peterson driver Jay Howard ran high at Turn 1 and hit the outside wall. He then came down the track, directly in the path of Scott Dixon’s Ganassi Dallara-Honda. The polesitter […]

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Takuma Sato claimed a dramatic victory in the 2017 Indianapolis 500, while Fernando Alonso retired with an apparent engine problem while in contention to win with 21 laps remaining. IndyCar’s premier race boiled down to an 11-lap dash to the flag after an incident-packed event that featured 11 caution periods. Chip Ganassi Racing driver Max […]

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Helio Castroneves topped Carb Day as practice running for the Indianapolis 500 came to an end and Honda suffered another engine problem. Penske driver Castroneves is looking for his fourth Indy 500 victory this weekend, and has qualified 19th for the race. He topped the final day of practice with a tow-aided lap of 227.377mph, […]

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IndyCar has unveiled the clearest look yet at the control aerodynamic packages that will be introduced in 2018. A series of renders have been released in recent months of the new kits, which will replace the Honda and Chevrolet-designed packages on the existing Dallara IR12 chassis. The supplier of the universal packages has yet to […]

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Indy 500 pole sitter Scott Dixon and former IndyCar Series driver Dario Franchitti were robbed at a Taco Bell drive-thru on Sunday night (Monday NZ Time) in Indianapolis, according to a police report obtained by ESPN. Dixon, his wife Emma Davies-Dixon and Franchitti were robbed at gunpoint around 9.40pm local time (2.40pm Monday NZT) at […]

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Dale Coyne Racing has chosen James Davison as the injured Sebastien Bourdais’ substitute for the Indianapolis 500. Bourdais has been sidelined for the rest of the 2017 IndyCar seasonhaving sustained pelvis and hip fractures in a violent crash on the first day of Indy 500 qualifying on Saturday. Davison finished runner-up in the 2009 Indy […]

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Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon set a blistering pace to earn his third Indy 500 pole with a 232.164mph four-lap average. “We seriously, I don’t think we expected to see the speed that we did,” said Dixon, who won the pole here in 2015 and also took pole – and the race – in 2008. “The […]

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Sebastian Bourdais sustained multiple fractures to his pelvis and a broken right hip in his Indianapolis 500 qualifying crash. The Dale Coyne Racing driver was on course to go fastest in qualifying when he speared into the wall at Turn 2 after attempting to correct a rear-end moment. He was taken to the IU Health […]

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Two-time Indianapolis 500 polesitter Ed Carpenter was fastest in the first part of qualifying for next Sunday’s race as Fernando Alonso booked his spot in the Fast Nine shootout. In a session first delayed by bad weather conditions and then disrupted by a huge shunt for Sebastien Bourdais, Carpenter emerged fastest overall for his eponymous […]

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