Indy 500 2019: the year of the fairytale result?

While Fernando Alonso’s quest for a  fairytale finish at the 2019 Indy 500 failed before it started – thanks to a catalogue of blunders by his McLaren team – plenty of drivers are still on track for the win of their life. Ahead of the 103rd Indianapolis 500, Andy Webb runs the rule over the…

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 – 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…

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…

IndyCar’s Helio headache

Helio Castroneves’ departure from IndyCar might be the best solution for Team Penske but it has left the series with a massive marketing headache. Not only is it losing one of its leading drivers – always capable of a win and one of the best drivers never to win the Astor Cup – but a…

IndyCar 2017 Sonoma preview with Mobil 1 The Grid

The stars of IndyCar preview the 2017 season finale at Sonoma Raceway Once more the Verizon IndyCar series will serve up a 4-way battle for the Astor Cup as Josef Newgarden, Scott Dixon, Helio Castroneves and Simon Pagenaud go head-to-head for the 2017 championship. After 16 races across road, street and oval circuits, the most…

Championship deja vu for Team Penske

Team Penske find themselves in familiar territory coming in to the 2017 Verizon IndyCar season finale at Sonoma. The big question is not whether they can take back-to-back championships. It is whether they will make the same mistakes that cost them the IndyCar title back in 2015. Picture the scene Coming in to the final…

IndyCar will miss its ‘super teams’

2018 is likely to mark the end of an IndyCar quirk: the ‘super team’. For several seasons Team Penske, Chip Ganassi Racing and Andretti Autosport have fielded 4 full time cars each in the Verizon IndyCar series. Expanding further for one-off races and the Indy 500. The super teams – as they were christened –…

Does Helio want to quit IndyCar?

The chatter in the IndyCar paddock is that it is a done deal. Team Penske will scale back to 3 cars in 2018 running Newgarden, Power and Pagenaud. Which means by default that Helio Castroneves’ illustrious 20 year career in IndyCar ends this season. The Captain – the shrewdest of businessmen – is not content…

Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio preview notes and quotes

The IndyCar series heads to the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio this weekend and we preview what could be a pivotal race in the championship. Championship leader Scott Dixon takes a narrow 3 point lead in the point standings to Mid-Ohio. With the Penske quartet of Castroneves, Pagenaud, Newgarden and Power in hot pursuit the…