Teammates the weak link in Rossi’s IndyCar title challenge

In isolation, the component parts of Alexander Rossi’s 2019 championship bid are as robust as any of his rivals. Driving at the peak (so far) of his abilities, the 27-year-old has become a formidable competitor in his three-and-a-half seasons in IndyCar. But in what promises to be another tight championship run-in it is Rossi’s Andretti…

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…

Former F1 drivers hope to gain an advantage at COTA IndyCar Classic

IndyCar’s trio of former F1 drivers are hoping to use prior experience to their advantage as the series makes it’s long-awaited debut at the Circuit of the Americas. As the only active drivers to have sampled the Texan circuit in race conditions, they are confident it could provide a competitive edge in Sunday’s IndyCar Classic. “I…

Andretti drivers aim to hit reset button at IndyCar Classic

After a frustrating and disappointing opening NTT IndyCar Series weekend, the Andretti Autosport squad is looking to hit the reset button at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA). A fifth-place finish for Alexander Rossi was the only bright spot in an otherwise tough weekend at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg that was marred…

2019 NTT IndyCar season preview

The long offseason wait for IndyCar fans is almost over as the NTT IndyCar Series returns for 2019. A nail-biting 2018 season saw the championship battle go down to the wire and all the signs point to another thriller this year. Metronomic consistency proved to be the deciding factor as Scott Dixon became a 5-time…

Predicting the big IndyCar storylines of 2019 – part 2

Last week we fired up the NTT IndyCar Series pre-season with a look at the big storylines we expect to dominate 2019. This week we continue with a look at Alexander Rossi’s prospects, the financial realities for Juncos and Harding-Steinbrenner Racing, whether Laguna Seca can deliver where Sonoma couldn’t and how IndyCar’s international aspirations might…

Rossi still going “win or bust” at Sonoma despite Portland dramas

IndyCar title contender Alexander Rossi will still take a ‘win or bust’ approach to this weekend’s Sonoma finale despite losing out in Portland last time out. Punished by an ill-timed full course caution, the American is not about to start driving conservatively in his quest for a maiden IndyCar championship. Rossi: “I’m going to win”…

Dixon: Rossi and Andretti have the advantage

Verizon IndyCar Series points leader Scott Dixon says Alexander Rossi and Andretti Autosport have the advantage heading to this weekend’s Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at Gateway Motorsports Park. Dixon believes testing by Andretti Autosport at Gateway – by virtue of their IndyLights team – will prove advantageous to Rossi and his championship challenge: “I think Andretti…