IndyCar Grand Prix: tire management the key for Rosenqvist

Rookie Felix Rosenqvist believes improved tire management is the key to unlocking a strong finish at the IndyCar Grand Prix. The Swede has struggled for consistency since a stellar opening race of the season in St. Petersburg but heads into this weekend’s now traditional month of May curtain-raiser with renewed focus. “I view that as our…

Scott Dixon: An open wheel racing icon

In a championship as competitive as the NTT IndyCar Series, becoming a 5-time champion is the mark of a true racing icon. By doing so Scott Dixon – the New Zealander who moved halfway around the world to pursue his racing dream – has secured a place amongst the greats of American open-wheel racing. Now…

Brickyard 400 preview – Mobil 1 The Grid

Indy Pride – Patrick & Harvick preview the Brickyard 400 Former Brickyard 400 winner Kevin Harvick and former IndyCar driver Danica Patrick share their thoughts ahead of the NASCAR race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend. Harvick talks to Mobil 1 The Grid about his childhood ambition to race at the fabled Brickyard and what…

IndyCar Grand Prix heroes and zeroes

Will Power gave a masterclass in road course driving to win the 2017 Indy Grand Prix of Indianapolis from a hard charging Scott Dixon. The former IndyCar series champion traded the lead with teammate Helio Castroneves before pulling away to win comfortably. Power’s first win of 2017 helped him jump to 5th place in the point…

IndyCar 2017 schedule sneak preview

As we wait for the 2017 IndyCar schedule to be officially announced, here’s a look at the races likely to stay and go next season. 2017 IndyCar season opener We can expect St Petersburg to open the season once again in 2017. IndyCar’s aim of opening the season in February appears to hinge on striking…

IndyCar – the Grand Prix of Indianapolis ‘hot and not’ list

Simon Pagenaud took his third win of the season on the Indianapolis road course and we look at the winners and losers from the first event in the ‘Month of May. The Grand Prix of Indianapolis Hot list Alexander Rossi In the opening laps Rossi displayed great skill and maturity. During his battle with Will Power…

Does IndyCar know what to do after the 100th Indy 500?

May is finally here and the countdown to the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 can properly begin. It will be spectacular. It will be steeped in rich heritage and will further cement its status as the world’s greatest motor race. We all cannot wait but as fans of IndyCar overall, the question has to…

IndyCar: another potential buyer, same old problem

With renewed talk of possible takeovers and new investors for the IndyCar series, MotorSportNotes examines the critical issue that will always derail attempts to takeover the series. Always up for sale? Since ChampCar folded and merged with the IRL to create/recreate IndyCar (depending on your historical frame of reference) there has been regular chatter and debate…