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…

Three back-to-back poles the key to re-starting Power’s 2019 season

Will Power is focused on taking his third pole position of the year as the first step toward rejuvenating his IndyCar season. Following bitter disappointment in the inaugural IndyCar Classic at COTA, the Aussie is hoping a ‘three-peat’ of pole awards can re-ignite a misfiring start to the 2019 NTT IndyCar season. “It would be…

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…

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…

IndyCar news round up 21 April

A round up of the latest news from IndyCar on 21 April. Excitement rises for Fernando Alonso’s Indy 500 bid, Charlie Kimball looks to get his season back on track and JR Hildebrand is ruled out of the Honda Grand Prix of Alabama. Veach subs for injured Hildebrand at Barber (IndyCar.com) IndyCar rookie Zac Veach will make…

IndyCar 2017 talking points – part 2

Part 2 of my preview of the main talking points and highlights ahead of the 2017 IndyCar season. In part 1 I looked at who might challenge Penske’s domination, the chances of success for Ganassi and the prospects for Marco Andretti, JR Hildebrand and the energised AJ Foyt Racing. This time I’m looking at all things oval for…