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IndyCar Portland

IndyCar Portland: Start times, how to watch, entry list & more

All you need to know ahead of the Grand Prix of Portland, round 16 of the 2023 NTT IndyCar Series.

Scott McLaughlin, Team Penske Chevrolet, Will Power, Team Penske Chevrolet

This weekend’s event on the 12-turn, 1.964-mile road course in Portland, Oregon will comprise 110 laps (216 miles). This will be the 29th IndyCar race at the track.

There have been seven different winners in 15 IndyCar Series races this season: Marcus Ericsson (St. Petersburg), Josef Newgarden (Texas Motor Speedway, Indianapolis 500 and Iowa Speedway), Kyle Kirkwood (Long Beach), Scott McLaughlin (Barber Motorsports Park), Alex Palou (Indianapolis Road Course, Detroit, Road America and Mid-Ohio), Christian Lundgaard (Toronto) and Scott Dixon (Indy Road Course 2 and St Louis).

Palou leads the standings by 74 points. If he leaves with a lead of 54 over Chip Ganassi Racing team-mate Dixon, he becomes the 2023 champion.

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When is the IndyCar race at Portland?

Date: Friday, 1 September – Sunday, 3 September

Race start: 12:30pm PT/3:30pm ET

Track: 12-turn, 1.964-mile permanent road course

Race distance: 110 laps / 216 miles

Firestone tire allotment: Six sets primary, four sets alternate to be used during the event weekend. Teams fielding a rookie driver may use one additional set of primary tires. Teams must use one set of primary and one set of new (sticker) alternate tires for at least two laps in the race.

Qualifying lap record: Will Power, 57.2143s, 111.048mph (2018)

Patricio O'Ward, Arrow McLaren SP Chevrolet

Patricio O'Ward, Arrow McLaren SP Chevrolet

Photo by: Phillip Abbott / Motorsport Images

How can I watch the IndyCar race at Portland on TV?

NBC’s race coverage will begin on Sunday at 3:30pm ET.

Leigh Diffey is the play-by-play announcer, alongside analysts and former IndyCar racers Townsend Bell and James Hinchcliffe. Kevin Lee and Dillon Welch are the pit reporters.

All IndyCar practice sessions, qualifying and races will stream live on Peacock, NBC’s livestreaming product.

Portland IndyCar at-track schedule (all times Pacific)

Friday, 1 September

1:55-2:40pm – Indy NXT practice 1, IndyCar LIVE

3-4:15pm – IndyCar practice 1, Peacock

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Saturday, 2 September

9-10am – IndyCar practice 2 (45 minutes green flag or 1 hour total), Peacock

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11:20am-12:05pm – Indy NXT practice 2, IndyCar LIVE

12:30pm – IndyCar qualifying (three rounds of knockouts), Peacock

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4:25pm – Indy NXT by Firestone qualifying, IndyCar LIVE

5:15-5:45pm – IndyCar final practice, Peacock

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Sunday, 3 September

10:20am – Indy NXT Grand Prix of Portland (35 laps / 68.74 miles / 55 minutes), Peacock

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12:23pm – “Drivers, start your engines”

12:30pm – IndyCar Grand Prix of Portland (110 laps/216.04 miles), NBC (Live)

How can I listen to IndyCar at Portland on the radio?

All IndyCar Series and Indy NXT practices and qualifying sessions air live on network affiliates, SiriusXM 160, racecontrol.indycar.com and the INDYCAR App. Mark Jaynes is the anchor alongside driver analyst Davey Hamilton.

Entry list for the IndyCar BITNILE.COM Grand Prix of Portland

Nº 

 Entrant / Driver 

 Car 

 Engine 

Team Penske
Josef Newgarden

Dallara DW12

Chevrolet 

Team Penske
Scott McLaughlin

Dallara DW12

Chevrolet 

Arrow McLaren
Patricio O'Ward

Dallara DW12

Chevrolet 

Arrow McLaren
Felix Rosenqvist

Dallara DW12

Chevrolet 

06 

Meyer Shank Racing
Hélio Castroneves

Dallara DW12

Honda 

Arrow McLaren
Alexander Rossi

Dallara DW12

Chevrolet 

Chip Ganassi Racing
Marcus Ericsson

Dallara DW12

Honda 

Chip Ganassi Racing
Scott Dixon

Dallara DW12

Honda 

10 

Chip Ganassi Racing
Alex Palou

Dallara DW12

Honda 

11 

Chip Ganassi Racing
Marcus Armstrong

Dallara DW12

Honda 

12 

Team Penske
Will Power

Dallara DW12

Chevrolet 

14 

A.J. Foyt Enterprises
Santino Ferrucci

Dallara DW12

Chevrolet 

15 

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
Graham Rahal

Dallara DW12

Honda 

18 

Dale Coyne Racing with HMD
David Malukas

Dallara DW12

Honda 

20 

Ed Carpenter Racing
Ryan Hunter-Reay

Dallara DW12

Chevrolet 

21 

Ed Carpenter Racing
Rinus van Kalmthout

Dallara DW12

Chevrolet 

26 

Andretti Autosport with Curb-Agajanian
Colton Herta

Dallara DW12

Honda 

27 

Andretti Autosport
Kyle Kirkwood

Dallara DW12

Honda 

28 

Andretti Autosport
Romain Grosjean

Dallara DW12

Honda 

29 

Andretti Steinbrenner Autosport
Devlin Defrancesco

Dallara DW12

Honda 

30 

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
Juri Vips

Dallara DW12

Honda 

45 

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
Christian Lundgaard

Dallara DW12

Honda 

51 

Dale Coyne Racing with RWR
Sting Ray Robb

Dallara DW12

Honda 

55 

A.J. Foyt Enterprises
Benjamin Pedersen

Dallara DW12

Chevrolet 

60 

Meyer Shank Racing
Tom Blomqvist

Dallara DW12

Honda 

77 

Juncos Hollinger Racing
Callum Ilott

Dallara DW12

Chevrolet 

78 

Juncos Hollinger Racing
Agustín Canapino

Dallara DW12

Chevrolet

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