indycar News and Analysis
Jimmie Johnson is one of the greatest NASCAR drivers of all time, yet has decided to take on the NTT IndyCar Series for 2021. He tells David Malsher-Lopez why, while Ganassi managing director Mike Hull explains the challenges.
Ex-Formula 1 racer Romain Grosjean says he’s made “good progress” in becoming accustomed to the driving style necessary for an IndyCar, after a solid day of testing at Laguna Seca.
Arrow McLaren SP’s Patricio O’Ward led a small group of IndyCar testers at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca on Monday, while Dale Coyne Racing's Ed Jones and debutant Romain Grosjean also showed strong pace.
Marco Andretti says he could team up with cousin Jarett in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s LMP3 class this year, after testing the car at Sebring last week.
Felix Rosenqvist says that new teammate Pato O’Ward is a huge talent, and believes that while it’s too early to compare driving styles, that might not ultimately be so relevant.
Patricio O’Ward and Felix Rosenqvist will race notably different colorschemes on their Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolets in 2021.
Ahead of tomorrow's Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet livery launch, we trawled for images of our favorite colorschemes from the Indy car histories of both McLaren and the Schmidt Peterson team.
AJ Foyt Racing’s technical director Mike Colliver says Sebastien Bourdais’ talent, experience and attitude, and the engineering group “pulling in the same direction”, has resulted in the IndyCar team making big strides.
Scott McLaughlin says he’s not astonished by his pace in an IndyCar because “I’m my own harshest critic” and “there’s areas where I’m OK and areas where I’m still really bad!”
Rinus VeeKay put Ed Carpenter Racing-Chevrolet on top in the 12-car IndyCar test at Barber Motorsports Park, while Romain Grosjean finished his first IndyCar test within one second of top spot.
Ex-Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean says he’s “really happy” with his first morning of testing an IndyCar, despite spinning off and feeling soreness in his arms and recovering burnt left hand.
Digital Ally will serve as sponsor for Takuma Sato’s #30 Rahal Letterman Lanigan-Honda in five IndyCar rounds this year, promoting the company’s health protection products.
With Patricio O'Ward and Felix Rosenqvist leading its line-up, 2021 could be the year Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet joins the IndyCar elite, writes David Malsher-Lopez.
The above headline might make some people feel uncomfortable. After all, we have become so used to seeing more races with safety cars (SC) nowadays than those without them, so we have never really dared to question it.
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing announced today that PeopleReady has returned as primary sponsor of two-time Indy 500 winner Takuma Sato’s entry for the 105th Running of the Indianapolis 500.
Sam Schmidt believes Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet can join Chip Ganassi Racing, Team Penske and Andretti Autosport in the top echelon of the NTT IndyCar Series in 2020.
Capstone Turbine Corporation will return to Andretti Autosport-Honda in 2021 as primary sponsor for James Hinchcliffe at six of the seven races in which he isn’t sponsored by Genesys.
Bob Jenkins, former TV and Indianapolis Motor Speedway announcer, has revealed he is suffering brain cancer.
Graham Rahal will this year run a special United Rentals livery that echoes the colorscheme used by his father Bobby Rahal in his final year as a racecar driver.
Helio Castroneves will compete in this year’s Music City Grand Prix on the Nashville street course, but will not race the season-opener at Barber Motorsports Park.
Larry Foyt, president of AJ Foyt Racing, says that team members are now “all pulling in the same direction” and that a new-found consistency in personnel should reap dividends.
Charlie Kimball will make his 11th run at the Indianapolis 500 from behind the wheel of a Tresiba-backed AJ Foyt Racing-Chevrolet.
Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto says the Scuderia has now pulled out of talks with IndyCar, but series bosses say they remain optimistic of landing a third engine supplier.
Over 37 seasons, Dale Coyne has run no fewer than 80 Indy car drivers – including himself! Ahead of his first season running Romain Grosjean, we asked Coyne to pick the best 10 drivers ever to compete for him. By David Malsher-Lopez.
Construction has begun on IndyCar’s new street course in Nashville, and local star Josef Newgarden says he’s excited to race in front of his home fans – and on a truly unique layout.
Romain Grosjean’s pace will make him a hit with sponsors in IndyCar, according to his new team bosses Dale Coyne and Rick Ware who hope to confirm his primary backer by month’s end.
Romain Grosjean plans to wear the helmet design that his children originally designed for his final Formula 1 race when he tests an IndyCar for the first time.
Despite his terrifying F1 crash in Bahrain, Romain Grosjean still loves open-wheel racing and is heading to IndyCar but won’t race superspeedways because “I can’t put my kids through that again.” David Malsher-Lopez reports.
Ex-Formula 1 star Romain Grosjean will switch to IndyCar this season, driving a Honda-powered Dale Coyne Racing with Rick Ware Racing entry.
Chevrolet’s IndyCar program manager Rob Buckner says that retaliating after a Honda-dominated Indy 500 in 2020 has been Chevy’s focus in the offseason.
Dale Coyne Racing announced today that it is entering into a collaboration with Rick Ware Racing for a full-time entry and a part-time entry in the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series.
Dale Coyne says he would “love to have” ex-Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean join his IndyCar team for the 2021 season, and is targeting an announcement next week.
Dale Coyne Racing, Jimmy Vasser and James ‘Sulli’ Sullivan announced today that Ed Jones will drive the #18 entry for the entire 2021 NTT IndyCar Series season.
James Hinchcliffe believes that in 2021 Andretti Autosport-Honda can avoid the struggles that plagued it at the start of last IndyCar season, and instead can run as competitively as it did in the final rounds of 2020.
Six-time IndyCar race-winner James Hinchcliffe will become a full-time Andretti Autosport-Honda driver in 2021, as Genesys steps up its commitment to the popular Canadian racer.
Team Penske-Chevrolet’s IndyCar rookie Scott McLaughlin will carry the blue-and-white colors of PPG at 10 of the 17 rounds in the 2021 season.
Peacock Premium will become the new streaming home of the NTT IndyCar Series this year, coverage moving from NBC Sports Gold’s “IndyCar Pass”.
American sports cable channel NBCSN, which airs many of the nation’s top racing series including NASCAR and IndyCar, is to be closed down at the end of 2021.
Sebastien Bourdais believes he can drive AJ Foyt Racing-Chevrolet “towards the front” in IndyCar and that he and his JDC-Miller Motorsports teammates are Rolex 24 victory contenders.
Alexander Rossi enjoyed the rare opportunity to wheel both his Andretti Autosport-Honda and Wayne Taylor Racing Acura ARX-05 in a day of testing at Sebring Raceway.
Popular former IndyCar driver Simona De Silvestro will return to the Indy 500 this season, with a Paretta Autosport-Chevrolet that will receive technical support from Team Penske.
Six-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon led his Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda teammates in today’s seven-car test at Sebring International Raceway.
Honda Performance Development has announced the creation of a scholarship fund worth $600,000 for the winner of this year's Formula Regional Americas championship to race in Super Formula.
Marco Andretti’s decision to withdraw from full-time IndyCar competition does not affect Bryan Herta’s commitment to the Andretti Autosport-Honda team, despite joint ownership of the #98 entry.
Michael Andretti says that he is fully behind his son Marco’s decision to reduce his IndyCar commitments and branch out into other forms of motorsport.
Marco Andretti has announced he will no longer be a full-time IndyCar driver, but is targeting Indy 500 glory and other marquee races in other branches of the sport.
Andretti Autosport-Honda today confirmed Ryan Hunter-Reay will continue with the team in 2021 and for the 11th year with DHL support.
Santino Ferrucci has joined NASCAR Xfinity team Sam Hunt Racing to run a part-time schedule this year.