Schmidt Peterson Motorsports rookie Robert Wickens has issued his first public message since his injury in the Pocono IndyCar race last month. Wickens has undergone multiple surgeries since his crash and his family chose to reveal the extent of the damage, which included multiple fractures – including to his spine – a pulmonary contusion and […]

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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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IndyCar championship leader Scott Dixon was pipped to pole position for the final race of the season at Sonoma by Ryan Hunter-Reay. The Andretti driver jumped Dixon right at the end of the session, denying the Chip Ganassi Racing man the chance to extend his points lead to 30 over Alexander Rossi. Dixon had been […]

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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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Fernando Alonso has completed his test of an Andretti-run 2018 Indycar at Barber Motorsports Park. Alonso conducted the running in the machine last used by Carlos Munoz at the 2018 Indianapolis 500, converted to road course spec. McLaren has been keen to keep the test as private as possible, with no media or fans allowed […]

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The Austin Formula 1 venue has been added to a 17-race IndyCar calendar for 2019. The long-rumoured move gathered pace once IndyCar signed a new deal with Texas Motor Speedway that ended the track’s ‘radius’ clause, which had previously prevented a nearby race taking place. Last week, Austin’s local government released documents confirming that Circuit […]

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Takuma Sato scored the third IndyCar win of his career after a crazy race at Portland that saw Scott Dixon salvage fifth well ahead of Alexander Rossi despite dropping to the back of the field, and the Penske drivers’ title hopes effectively extinguished. A very scruffy start saw Will Power pull into the lead well […]

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Zak Brown has confirmed that Fernando Alonso will test an IndyCar for Andretti Autosport following the Italian Grand Prix. We’re all expecting Alonso to race in IndyCar next year and although nothing has been announced yet, there was a strong expectation that he’d be testing a car soon. Speaking to Spanish TV, Zak Brown confirmed […]

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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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Formula E driver Felix Rosenqvist has signed to drive for front-running IndyCar team Ganassi in 2019, RaceFans has learned.   Ganassi tested Rosenqvist in 2016 and 2017, and described his last outing for them as “flawless”. However the team cut its entry from four cars last year to two for this season, leaving no room […]

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