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…

Rossi: qualifying form key to closing gap to Dixon

Title challenger Alexander Rossi believes maintaining his strong qualifying form will be crucial in helping close the gap to Verizon IndyCar Series points leader Scott Dixon. The Andretti Autosport driver sits 70-points adrift of Dixon as the 2018 championship heads to Mid-Ohio. Despite a run of 3 races without a top-5 finish, the former Indy…

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…

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…

Honda Grand Prix of Alabama – heroes and zeroes

The rain was the big winner during the Honda Grand Prix of Alabama as reigning IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden notched up his second win of the 2018 season. Red flagged on Sunday, the race restarted on Monday and despite some inspired wet-weather driving by Sebastien Bourdais in the SealMaster Honda, pole-sitter Newgarden prevailed ahead of…

Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach – heroes and zeroes

Alexander Rossi came, saw and conquered the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach emphatically. The Andretti Autosport driver was on another level relative to the rest of the highly competitive IndyCar field, claiming pole, the win, and most laps led. Here we rate the heroes and zeroes from one of IndyCar’s most iconic events which…

Daly is due one last shot at IndyCar

The odds on Conor Daly claiming a spot on the 2018 IndyCar grid are lengthening by the day. Dropped by AJ Foyt Racing after a single season the likeable American is banking on a return to Dale Coyne following confirmation that former F2 driver Jordan King will deputise for Ed Carpenter as his street/road racing…

Time for Carpenter to hang up his helmet?

A few seasons back any preview of an IndyCar oval race would have featured Ed Carpenter as a contender for the win. Owner of the eponymous Ed Carpenter Racing (ECR) team, the Illinois native has long demonstrated his oval prowess. Since 2014 Carpenter has balanced team management duties with a role as an ‘oval specialist’…