Indy 500 2019: the year of the fairytale result?

While Fernando Alonso’s quest for a  fairytale finish at the 2019 Indy 500 failed before it started – thanks to a catalogue of blunders by his McLaren team – plenty of drivers are still on track for the win of their life. Ahead of the 103rd Indianapolis 500, Andy Webb runs the rule over the…

Rahal still sore over Long Beach, expects tight INDYCAR Grand Prix

Nearly 4 weeks may have passed since the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach but Graham Rahal remains convinced he lost a genuine podium finish on the California streets. Penalized by stewards for blocking eventual podium finisher Scott Dixon, Rahal took the checkered an unhappy 4th. “Am I disappointed with the ruling? Absolutely, I don’t…

IndyCar Grand Prix: tire management the key for Rosenqvist

Rookie Felix Rosenqvist believes improved tire management is the key to unlocking a strong finish at the IndyCar Grand Prix. The Swede has struggled for consistency since a stellar opening race of the season in St. Petersburg but heads into this weekend’s now traditional month of May curtain-raiser with renewed focus. “I view that as our…

Scott Dixon: An open wheel racing icon

In a championship as competitive as the NTT IndyCar Series, becoming a 5-time champion is the mark of a true racing icon. By doing so Scott Dixon – the New Zealander who moved halfway around the world to pursue his racing dream – has secured a place amongst the greats of American open-wheel racing. Now…

Guaranteed Indy 500 entries: get mad or get involved

Guaranteed Indy 500 entries was the hand-grenade Roger Penske, Chip Ganassi and Michael Andretti collectively lobbed into IndyCar last week. Fans – indignant at yet another assault on one of the few remaining month of May traditions – have been unequivocal in their response. But as Andy Webb writes, instead of digging in for a…

Three back-to-back poles the key to re-starting Power’s 2019 season

Will Power is focused on taking his third pole position of the year as the first step toward rejuvenating his IndyCar season. Following bitter disappointment in the inaugural IndyCar Classic at COTA, the Aussie is hoping a ‘three-peat’ of pole awards can re-ignite a misfiring start to the 2019 NTT IndyCar season. “It would be…

Rossi focused on a big points-scoring weekend at Barber Motorsports Park

Following the disappointment of missing out on a podium finish at COTA two weeks ago, Alexander Rossi is focused on maximizing points at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. Rossi finds himself 4th in the NTT IndyCar point standings after two races, 40 points down on leader Josef Newgarden. And according to the 2018…

A day of missed opportunities at COTA for IndyCar’s other rookies

While Colton Herta was re-writing the history books with his maiden NTT IndyCar win, it was a case of missed opportunities for the championships’ other rookies. Pato O’Ward marked his 2019 debut with an impressive top-10 finish as Felix Rosenqvist, Marcus Ericsson and Santino Ferrucci endured a day of highs and lows. A stand out…