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”…

Penske teammates ready to battle to the end in 2018 title fight

Team Penske title protagonists Will Power and Josef Newgarden are not about to give way to each other in the final races of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar season. Despite sitting 68-points and 78-points respectively behind championship leader Scott Dixon, both remain focused on the ultimate goal. “There’s a lot of competition between myself, Scott Dixon,…

Newgarden knows he needs to do better to defend IndyCar title

Reigning Verizon IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden admits that he and his Penske team need to up their game in the closing races of the 2018 season. Sitting 66-points off championship leader Scott Dixon, Newgarden is under no illusions about what is needed for the championship run-in: “We’ve stayed in the same spot in championship points,…

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…

Power eager for IndyCar GP after Barber disaster

Will Power is eager to make amens for a disastrous race at Barber Motorsports Park with back-to-back wins at the INDYCAR GP this weekend. Following his early exit from the race and subsequent criticism of IndyCar race control, Power is anxious to move past the mistakes and remonstrations. “After a couple weeks off, I’m ready…

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…

Newgarden: 2018 aero kit is “going to provide better racing”

Defending Verizon IndyCar series champion Josef Newgarden is confident the new universal bodykit will enhance the racing spectacle in 2018. Speaking at the North American International Auto Show where IndyCar launched this season’s car, Newgarden was effusive in his praise: “We believe it’s going to be faster, we believe it’s going to be safer, it’s…

Why does IndyCar love Sonoma?

Since 2015 Sonoma Raceway has hosted the Verizon IndyCar season finale. The venue for that has crowned the last 3 IndyCar champions is however as far removed from the ideal venue as one can imagine. Prior to the 2017 season finale, AP’s Jenna Fryer was effusive in her praise of IndyCar’s ability to create an exciting…

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…