IndyCar should look north for a Phoenix replacement

Instead of gambling on returning to venues that failed to draw crowds and risk damaging existing races, IndyCar should be looking north for a Phoenix replacement. When news broke that IndyCar’s 3-year effort to bring racing back to Phoenix had ended, attention turned to the circuits likely to replace ISM Raceway in 2019. With IndyCar’s…

Kimball looking to build on recent form at Road America

Charlie Kimball believes Carlin Racing’s mid-season momentum can continue at this weekend’s KOHLER Grand Prix at Road America. Following back-to-back top 10 finishes in Detroit and Texas, the Californian is more than satisfied with the progress of the team in their debut season. “We had a couple of good results earlier this month, and I’m…

Rahal’s ‘love/hate’ relationship with Texas Motor Speedway key to 2018 hopes

Graham Rahal believes his “love/hate relationship” with Texas Motor Speedway will be critical in deciding the fate of his 2018 Verizon IndyCar series championship hopes. Rahal’s ‘love/hate’ relationship with Texas A costly mistake during last weekend’s Detroit Grand Prix saw Rahal fall out of the top 5 in points, something the Honda driver is keen…

Pagenaud hopes to turn a corner in Detroit

Simon Pagenaud believes this weekend’s Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix could see him and his Penske team finally turn the corner on a difficult start to 2018. The 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series champion sits 9th in the point standings after 6 races but lies 88 points adrift of championship leader and teammate Will Power. Talking ahead…

102nd Indianapolis 500 – heroes and zeroes

Will Power took his maiden win in the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500. The Aussie dominated the final third of the race as rookies and veterans alike struggled to master IndyCar’s new, lower downforce superspeedway aerokit. Leading contenders for the win including Helio Castroneves and Sebastien Bourdais crashed, caught out by the nervous handling…

2018 Indianapolis 500 Fast Friday – Live stream

2018 Indianapolis 500 Fast Friday – Live stream Watch all the action from Fast Friday for the 102nd Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Featuring a 35 car field including 56 previous Indy 500 winners and the final race for Danica Patrick as she calls time on her professional racing career with a final…

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…

Alfonso Celis Jr to make IndyCar debut at Road America

Former Force India F1 test driver Alfonso Celis Jr will make his Verizon IndyCar Series debut at Road America in June. The Mexican who is competing in the 2018 IndyLights championship, will graduate to IndyCar with his current team Juncos Racing. “I’m very excited to be able to make my Verizon IndyCar Series debut,” said…