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Alex Palou is excited to get his first NTT IndyCar Series season underway, but says he’s wary of being the only participant in Saturday’s Genesys 300 at Texas Motor Speedway who has never raced on an oval.
Marco Andretti says that Texas Motor Speedway’s 1.44 miles will remain demanding on IndyCar’s tires, despite the series imposing a 35-lap limit on each set.
Reigning and two-time NTT IndyCar Series champion Josef Newgarden says the rookie class will have it tough at this weekend’s season-opener at Texas Motor Speedway’s Genesys 300, and throughout the season, due to the lack of testing and race seat time.
Ahead of this weekend’s 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season-opener at Texas Motor Speedway, five-time champion Scott Dixon says he wishes the series hadn’t been so radical with the regulation of tire usage.
Rob Edwards, Andretti Autosport CEO, says the team is excited to be getting back to work as new guidelines tweak the format of the first NTT IndyCar Series round of 2020.
The 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season will begin Saturday, June 6 with the Genesys 300 at Texas Motor Speedway but it will be held behind closed doors due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Texas Motor Speedway president Eddie Gossage says that the track will not host this year’s NTT IndyCar Series season-opener as a TV-only event, but says he has for a long time advocated the idea of an IndyCar/NASCAR Cup double-header.