Scott Dixon looked on with pride as countryman Brendon Hartley impressed on his Formula 1 debut with Scuderia Toro Rosso at Circuit of The Americas. The New Zealander, a four-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion and winner of the 2008 Indy 500, has long served as an inspiration to younger Kiwis who’ve followed in his international […]

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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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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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Andretti Autosport’s Takuma Sato snatched his second IndyCar Series pole of 2017 with a wild run in a crash-strewn qualifying at Pocono Raceway. Indianapolis 500 winner Sato was the last man to run, setting an average speed of 219.639mph after a stunning 220.045 first lap. No other driver broke through the 220mph barrier during a […]

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Penske driver Will Power secured his fifth pole position of the 2017 IndyCar season, leading a 1-2 for the team in Mid-Ohio qualifying. The Australian driver has yet to win at the Mid-Ohio circuit but will line up from the front of the field on Sunday, after setting the pace in the Fast Six. Power […]

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IndyCar has unveiled the new 2018 universal bodykit ahead of its first track test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway tomorrow. The bodywork, which IndyCar says was inspired by the low-line turbochanged IndyCars of the early 1990s, includes a lower engine cover and lower short oval/road course rear wing endplates. The rear wheel pods have been removed. […]

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