Are Alonso and McLaren heading back to Indy in 2019?

Speculation is mounting that McLaren and Fernando Alonso could be heading back to the Indianapolis 500 in 2019. Following a sensational one-off entry in 2017, several recent developments suggest both could be involved in next year’s month of May. McLaren reported to be ‘exploring options’ for IndyCar 2019 SportsBusiness Journal has reported that McLaren is…

Power eager for IndyCar GP after Barber disaster

Will Power is eager to make amens for a disastrous race at Barber Motorsports Park with back-to-back wins at the INDYCAR GP this weekend. Following his early exit from the race and subsequent criticism of IndyCar race control, Power is anxious to move past the mistakes and remonstrations. “After a couple weeks off, I’m ready…

A Danica Indy 500 win: a fairytale result for IndyCar?

The odds are stacked against her but Danica Patrick is in with a chance of winning her final IndyCar race, the 102nd Indianapolis 500. Interest in the 36-year-old’s return is expected to exceed that of the ‘Alonso-mania’ experienced in 2017, as she completes the final part of her ‘Danica Double’. But amongst all the hype…

Chasing Indy – Gil de Ferran looks back at Alonso’s Indy 500 adventure

Fernando Alonso’s assault on the legendary Indianapolis 500 was the motorsport story of 2017. The two-time F1 World Champion’s bid for part 2 of the fabled ‘triple crown’ nearly broke the Internet as an active F1 driver graced the world-famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the first time since Graham Hill in 1966 The Spaniard’s bid…

2018 Indianapolis 500 – rookie orientation live stream

2018 Indianapolis 500 – rookie orientation & refresher testing live stream Watch all the action from day 2 of testing in preparation for the 102nd Indianapolis 500, featuring rookie orientation and refresher testing. Standout Robert Wickens (Schmidt Peterson) will join fellow rookies Matt Leist (AJ Foyt Racing), Kyle Kaiser (Juncos Racing) and Stefan Wilson (Andretti…

Newgarden confident only ‘small improvements’ needed to windscreen

Defending IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden declared only ‘small improvements’ are needed to the series’ prototype protective windscreen, following a test at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. IndyCar’s answer to ‘halo’ hits the Speedway As part of IndyCar’s first open test in preparation for the 102nd running of the Indy 500, Newgarden ran a series of laps…

2018 Indianapolis 500 practice – live stream

2018 Indianapolis 500 Open test – Live stream Watch all the action from practice for the 102nd Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Featuring a 35 car field including 5 previous Indy 500 winners and the final race for Danica Patrick as she calls time on her professional racing career with a final bid…

Improving the show: the positive impact of IndyCar’s new aerokit

999 overtakes and counting is the impressive tally for IndyCar just 4 races into the 2018 season. Much of the credit for even closer racing in the world’s most diverse motor racing championship goes to the universal aero kit introduced this year. Aerokit helps IndyCar gain momentum a decade on from the end of ‘the…

IndyCar 2018 preview with Mobil 1 The Grid

IndyCar heads to the starting grid this week for the start of the 2018 season. America’s premier open-wheel racing series takes the green flag in St. Petersburg, Florida featuring a new car, new teams and new drivers. 2018 has become one of the most hotly anticipated seasons in recent IndyCar history. Our friends at Mobil…

DRR confirm 2018 Indy 500 entry with Karam

Dreyer & Reinbold Racing (DRR) will field a single car entry for Sage Karam at the 2018 Indianapolis 500. Karam – who has dovetailed his racing commitments with a foray into modelling – will start his fifth Indy 500 this May. Pairing with DRR for the fourth time, 2013 IndyLights champion Karam will again drive…