IndyCar 2018 season preview part 1

This week we kick off our look ahead to one of the most widely anticipated IndyCar seasons in recent memory. In part 1 of our 2018 IndyCar season preview we are asking: how good will the new universal aero kit be, can Josef Newgarden win back-to-back titles and who will fill the final seat on…

5 ways to spend the IndyCar offseason

With Josef Newgarden crowned 2017 Verizon IndyCar series champion it is a long drag to the start of the 2018 season. St Petersburg awaits on March 11 but in the meantime we have months of zero racing. You could of course fill the off-season with race replays or fine-tuning your fantasy picks. Instead here are…

Could branded engines solve IndyCar’s OEM dilemma?

A significant part of IndyCar’s growth strategy is securing a third official engine manufacturer (OEM) for the series. Following the disastrous Lotus project in 2012, the championship has been unable to find a replacement. Cost of entry remains high, competition is tight and the net benefits of participation remain debatable. Could a change of approach…