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 […]

Read more

Marcus Ericsson has secured his future away from Formula 1, driving for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports in IndyCar. Ericsson’s time as a full-time driver in Formula 1 is coming to an end after a five-year spell, with Sauber not renewing his contract and instead opting for a line-up consisting of Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi. The Swede […]

Read more

The horrendous accident Robert Wickens suffered at Pocono in August has left him paralysed from the waist down. Although he was awake and alert in the hours following the crash, it was clear that Wickens’ injuries would be bad. Indeed, a couple of weeks later the full extent of them was revealed with bones broken in his neck, back, […]

Read more

Scott Dixon is one of the most decorated IndyCar drivers of all-time, and the Kiwi says he has no regrets about not driving in Formula 1. Dixon secured his fifth IndyCar Championship at Sonoma on Monday, and his five is now second only to AJ Foyt’s seven titles in the series. The 38-year-old also sits […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more