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This weekend the NTT IndyCar Series will race at Circuit of The Americas for the first time, supported by Indy Lights, Stadium SuperTrucks and the Global MX-5 Cup. Here’s what’s on, when it’s on, and how to watch it.
Two-time Indy 500 winner and 2005 IndyCar champion Dan Wheldon will be inducted into the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame this May, along with radio and TV commentator and IMS public address announcer Bob Jenkins.
Learning a 20-turn track is challenging for racecar drivers, but spare a thought for those who have to make their cars fast through all those corners. Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports race engineers Blair Perschbacher and Will Anderson explain to David Malsher how they prepared for this weekend’s race at Circuit of The Americas.
Danica Patrick will become a studio analyst for NBC Sports’ inaugural coverage of the Indianapolis 500, it was announced today.
Ford GT driver Ryan Briscoe says his spin on the penultimate lap of last Saturday’s Sebring 12 Hours was a result of his determination to beat the #911 Porsche to the GT Le Mans class victory, and the need slice through GT Daytona traffic.
An off-strategy effort by Corvette Racing in the final two hours to get its #3 car to the top step of the GT Le Mans podium in the Sebring 12 Hours was ruined by an extremely late caution period.
The #31 Action Express Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R of Pipo Derani, Felipe Nasr and Eric Curran leads the Sebring 12 Hours with two hours to go, and AXR’s second car is now legitimately ahead of the Wayne Taylor Racing car.
The #5 Action Express Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R of Filipe Albuquerque is leading teammate Felipe Nasr with four hours to go in the Sebring 12 Hours, after the latter elected for an early stop to get Michelin Endurance Championship points.
The Action Express Racing Cadillac DPi-V.Rs are running 1-2 at the halfway mark of the Sebring 12 Hours after one of their main rivals, the #55 Mazda RT24-P, was demoted by an odd-looking accident.
Dane Cameron took only two laps to lay down an unbeatable lap in the #6 Acura Team Penske ARX-05 to snatch pole for the 2019 Sebring 12 Hours, as Porsche scored a 1-2 in GT Le Mans.
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Dane Cameron led teammate Helio Castroneves with the fastest times of the week in the final practice session before qualifying for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, the second round of the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
Harry Tincknell drove the #55 Mazda RT24-P into first place during third practice for IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s second round, the Sebring 12 Hours.
Fernando Alonso, who in May will make his second attempt at the Indianapolis 500, will have his first run in IndyCar’s spec Dallara aerokit at Texas Motor Speedway next month.
Ex-Formula 1 driver Felipe Nasr led the 38-car IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship field in opening practice for the Sebring 12 Hours, while Earl Bamber put Porsche on top in GT Le Mans.
Mazda Team Joest is looking ahead to the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring with optimism after claiming to have solved the issues that knocked both its cars out of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
NTT IndyCar Series rookie Colton Herta says his drive in the season-opening St Petersburg race should have been a top five or even a podium finish if he had avoided a crucial error and/or hadn’t been disqualified from the Firestone Fast Six.
Promoted: Although the result of the NTT IndyCar Series’ season-opening round wasn’t what the team craved, the potential shown and the ability to deal with imperfect circumstances provided hope for James Hinchcliffe, Marcus Ericsson and the Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports team.
Felix Rosenqvist, who finished fourth in his first ever NTT IndyCar Series event, has revealed that in the second half of the St. Petersburg race he had a trapped nerve that forced him to drive one-handed.
Josef Newgarden, who won the season-opening NTT IndyCar Series race at St. Petersburg, says key to his victory was running two sets of soft-compound red Firestones on a day when his main rivals were “scared” to do so.