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2014 IndyCar champion Will Power says that despite incidents in three of the first four races of 2018, he will neither back down nor 'go-for-broke' to catch championship leader Josef Newgarden.
Ryan Hunter-Reay, whose second place at Barber Motorsports Park leaves him sixth in the IndyCar points, says he’s relieved to have had a “drama-free” weekend, but is impatient to start winning again.
Josef Newgarden says he couldn’t believe how long his IndyCar rivals stayed out on dry tyres in the rain in a "really risky" attempt to beat him at Barber.
Team Penske-Chevrolet driver Josef Newgarden scored his second win of the season and his third in four years at Barber Motorsports Park, despite a late shower throwing a curve-ball in the restarted race.
Will Power says he couldn’t even see his own hands when he hit a puddle on the front straight at Barber Motorsports Park and aquaplaned into a spin and into the wall, eliminating him from the race.
The Grand Prix of Alabama has been halted early after excess standing water caused Will Power to spin and several drivers to complain they were down to zero visibility. An attempt at a restart failed because of water-logged patches.
The threat of severe weather in the Birmingham, Alabama area has led to IndyCar bringing forward the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park.
After qualifying seventh for this weekend’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, Marco Andretti said he believes he’ll be a contender for victory – especially if the forecast rain arrives.
Will Power put Team Penske-Chevrolet back on top of the timesheets for the third time in three sessions at Barber Motorsports Park, while Robert Wickens starred for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports-Honda.
Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden ended the second IndyCar practice session at Barber fastest of all in a chaotic session that caused a late dash for fast laptimes.
Reigning IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden and current point leader Alexander Rossi caused a red flag each in the first practice session at Barber, as Penske’s Will Power went fastest.
Trevor Carlin says his rookie IndyCar team is gaining traction in the series, after Long Beach saw him get its best grid position and best finish of the season at Long Beach.
Graham Rahal is positive that RLLR will be strong at Barber Motorsports Park this weekend – and that the racing will be good – but he is "upset" about this first-turn clash with Simon Pagenaud at Long Beach.
Despite his own seventh place at Phoenix being the highest finish for an Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet this year, the team owner himself said he’s encouraged by ECR’s improved consistency in pace.
Long Beach winner Alexander Rossi’s composure under pressure is a result of his increasing confidence in his ability and that of his team, says Andretti Autosport’s COO Rob Edwards.
Honda says it is using support from other series in which it competes to help run its 19 entries in this year’s Indianapolis 500, admitting its capacity was originally for 18 cars.
Alexander Rossi's Long Beach victory, his third of his IndyCar career, has firmly established him as the early 2018 title favourite.
Andretti Autosport’s rookie, Zach Veach, says his career best IndyCar result of fourth at Long Beach was a strong result but says he needs to give himself less work by qualifying better.
Four separate raceday incidents and a 20th place finish left Ryan Hunter-Reay describing his Long Beach weekend as a complete nightmare, despite having the pace to run in the top three in qualifying and race.
Sebastien Bourdais has been very critical of driving standards and IndyCar race control decisions, after finishing only 13th in the Toyota GP of Long Beach.