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Phoenix (2018)

United States ISM Raceway
05 Apr - 07 Apr
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Phoenix removed from IndyCar schedule for 2019

IndyCar’s three-year experiment on returning to Phoenix’s ISM Raceway is at an end, it has been confirmed today.

Fittipaldi column: Running with the big boys on IndyCar debut

In his latest Motorsport.com column, Pietro Fittipaldi talks you through his competitive IndyCar debut and his first-ever single-seater race on an oval track at Phoenix.

Firestone thrilled “500th Indy car win” decided by tire strategy

Firestone's Cara Adams says it was “really neat” for Josef Newgarden’s Phoenix win to be clinched by grabbing a new set of tires for the final shootout – and that the company met its tire drop-off targets.

Newgarden had no idea if winning pass would work

Team Penske-Chevrolet’s Josef Newgarden admits he had no idea if his “risky” pass on Robert Wickens to win the 2018 IndyCar race at Phoenix’s ISM Raceway was going to work out.

Wickens “had to go for the win” on old tires - Schmidt

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports co-owner Sam Schmidt says he has no regrets over leaving Robert Wickens on old tires for the sprint to the checkered flag in last night’s IndyCar race at Phoenix’s ISM Raceway.

Phoenix IndyCar: Newgarden beats Wickens, Rossi in thrilling shootout

Team Penske-Chevrolet’s Josef Newgarden delivered a brilliant display to take his first IndyCar win of 2018 at Phoenix after a shootout with oval debutant Robert Wickens, James Hinchcliffe and Alexander Rossi.

Questions remain over pitstop strategy in IndyCar’s Phoenix race

Although IndyCar’s spec 2018 aerokit theoretically allows the teams to make one fewer pitstop compared with previous races at ISM Raceway, it is not by any means a definitive calculation, according to one lead engineer.

Phoenix IndyCar: Kimball tops night practice for Carlin

Charlie Kimball led his ex-teammate Scott Dixon in final practice before tomorrow’s night Desert Diamond Phoenix Grand Prix at ISM Raceway.

Phoenix IndyCar: Bourdais beats Penske aces to pole position

Sebastien Bourdais scored the 34th pole position of his career and Dale Coyne Racing’s first since 2013 after beating compatriot and defending Phoenix winner Simon Pagenaud by 0.4mph.

Hinchcliffe: Passing etiquette at Phoenix “still TBD”

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ James Hinchcliffe says Phoenix’s ISM Raceway will still present a challenge but expects the cars to be “more forgiving” when driven off the favored groove.

Phoenix IndyCar: Defending winner Pagenaud tops first practice

2016 IndyCar champion Simon Pagenaud picked up where he left off last April, driving his Team Penske-Chevrolet to the top of the time sheets with his very last lap in FP1 at Phoenix’s ISM Raceway.

Fittipaldi “up to speed” for IndyCar debut

Pietro Fittipaldi, who will make his IndyCar race debut at Phoenix’s ISM Raceway this weekend, says he’s “excited” at the prospect because he believes he and Dale Coyne Racing are well prepared.