Fernando Alonso and McLaren will return to the Indianapolis 500 in 2019 as the Spaniard chases the Triple Crown. McLaren ran Alonso at the Brickyard in 2017 and challenged for victory in collaboration with Andretti Autosport before a late Honda engine failure saw him fail to finish. After announcing he will leave Formula 1 at […]

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Brad Keselowski’s win Sunday in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs opener was the 500th for Team Penske. “What an incredible finish in Las Vegas and an amazing way to earn Team Penske’s 500th victory,” Roger Penske said. “Great job by Brad (Keselowski) and the No. 2 Autotrader Ford team to start the Playoffs […]

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Scott Dixon held most of the cards heading into the 2018 IndyCar season finale at Sonoma, and a combination of his trademark calm efficiency and a catastrophic error by main rival Alexander Rossi helped elevate the New Zealander to the rarified status of five-time champion. “It’s all about the people,” said Dixon, who finished the […]

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Robert Wickens has undergone further surgeries at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis to repair fractures to his hands and legs that were sustained in a crash during last month’s IndyCar race at Pocono. According to a statement from Schmidt Peterson Motorsport, the procedures were completed without any complications, and the Canadian is now expected […]

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New Zealand racing legend Kenny Smith was a surprise participant during last weekend’s Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion in Monterey. The diminutive Kiwi was there as part of the Formula 5000 celebration at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, which also coincides with celebrating his 60th year of racing. Formula 5000 Reunion gallery After wrangling a brutal 1975 […]

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Although Scott Dixon led 145 of the 248 laps Saturday night at Gateway, Will Power and Team Penske’s decision to go flat-out was the winning call, as the team brought the No. 12 Chevy in with 17 laps to go for a splash-and-go that beat a fuel-saving Alexander Rossi and Dixon and kept Power’s championship […]

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Schmidt Peterson Motorsports has released some positive news on Robert Wickens. “For the first time following his August 19 incident at Pocono Raceway, Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver Robert Wickens is breathing without medical assistance and speaking with his family,” SPM said in a statement Saturday evening. “Robert’s family and the entire SPM organization are very […]

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IndyCar opted to scrap qualifying and determine Saturday night’s starting grid based on entrant points after rain shortened opening practice for the Bommarito 500 and continued after the session ended. The first session was delayed by more than three hours and was interrupted by two lengthy cautions. “I’m sure some people won’t like [the decision […]

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Scott Dixon’s playbook for IndyCar success has contained four main ingredients. On the way to his four championships, the 38-year-old has used an uncanny ability to check out and disappear from the field on the way to countless uncontested victories. He’s been the living standard for saving fuel while making immense speed — to the […]

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Although the full extent of Robert Wickens’ injuries have yet to be confirmed, he is being treated for injuries “to his lower extremities, right arm and spine,” according to a statement from IndyCar. MRIs to learn whether suspected fractures or breaks to Wickens’ ankles, arm, and vertebrae are planned at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar […]

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