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Recent IndyCar Series news, rumors

  • • Santino Ferrucci interested in NASCAR
    Santino Ferrucci could possibly add another racing discipline to his resume in 2021. Coming off his first season as a team leader in the NTT IndyCar Series where he placed 13th in the championship for Dale Coyne Racing, Ferrucci confirmed to RACER on Friday that he is investigating options to compete in NASCAR next year. […]...2020
  • • Kanaan Joins Ganassi IndyCar ‘Dream Team’
    By John Sturbin | Senior Writer RacinToday.com Tony Kanaan is returning to the NTT IndyCar Series in 2021 with Chip Ganassi Racing via a multi-year deal fit for the aged. Kanaan, the 2013 Indianapolis 500 winner and 2004 ......2020
  • • Black Friday specials for Texas Motor Speedway's 25th anniversary
    Texas Motor Speedway kicks off its 2021 ticket sales with incredible Black Friday deals for both the NASCAR All-Star Race in June and NTT INDYCAR SERIES doubleheader in May to celebrate the Great American Speedway‘s 25th season. NASCAR‘s best will put everything on the line June 13, 2021 at No Limits, Texas, for the opportunity to […]...2020
  • • Tony Kanaan to split Chip Ganassi IndyCar ride with Jimmie Johnson
    Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) announced today an agreement with Indianapolis 500 Winner, NTT INDYCAR SERIES Champion and 17-time race winner Tony Kanaan to a multi-year deal to pilot the No. 48 Honda entry for the four ovals on the calendar, complementing the 13 road and street course events being contested by seven-time NASCAR Cup Series […]...2020
  • • Tony Kanaan to Run Ovals in Chip Ganassi Racing’s No. 48
    Tony Kanaan will rejoin Chip Ganassi Racing on the ovals in the team’s No. 48 NTT IndyCar Series entry as part of a multi-year deal, CGR announced Monday (Nov. 23). For 2021, this will result in a four-race schedule (the Texas doubleheader, the Indianapolis 500 and Gateway). Kanaan, who competed for CGR full-time from 2014-2017, …...2020
  • Josh Williams among nominees for third- quarter NMPA Spirit Award
    • Josh Williams among nominees for third- quarter NMPA Spirit Award
    Josh Williams received one of the highest honors of his racing career this week with his nomination for the National Motorsports Press Ass‘n Third-Quarter Pocono Spirit Award. Williams is one of three nominees for the honor, alongside Roger Penske — the owner of Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the NTT IndyCar Series and Team Penske — and […]...2020
  • • Helio Castroneves Driving Limited 2021 IndyCar Schedule With Meyer Shank
    For the first time in its existence, Meyer Shank Racing announced in a statement on Tuesday it will field a second, part-time NTT IndyCar Series entry as a teammate to mainstay Jack Harvey in 2021. Helio Castroneves, a 24-time IndyCar race winner and 20-year veteran of the series, will join Harvey for six races next … The post Helio Castroneves Driving Limited 2021 IndyCar Schedule With Meye...2020
  • • Jimmie Johnson test IndyCar at Barber Motorsports Park
    Jimmie Johnson has a steep learning curve ahead of him and very little time to overcome it before the start of the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series season. The seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion made the overnight flight from Martinsville, Virginia to Birmingham, Alabama after the Xfinity 500 for the single-day IndyCar Series open test at […]...2020
  • • Chip Ganassi Racing Expands to 4 IndyCar Teams, Adds Alex Palou for 2021
    Chip Ganassi Racing will field four entries in the NTT IndyCar Series next year, adding Alex Palou in the No. 10, it announced Thursday (Oct. 29). Palou will join reigning IndyCar champion Scott Dixon, seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson and recently signed Marcus Ericcson in the CGR fold. “To say I’m thrilled or excited … The post Chip Ganassi Racing Expands to 4 IndyCar Te...2020
  • • DragonSpeed Exiting IndyCar
    DragonSpeed has ended its NTT IndyCar Series program to focus more on its sports car entry, according to an Oct. 28 report on RACER. The team ran five races from 2019-2020, including two Indianapolis 500s. Ben Hanley, who competed for the organization, bumped Fernando Alonso in last year’s qualifying session. He finished 18th in the … The post DragonSpeed Exiting IndyCar appeared first on Fr...2020

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IndyCar Series injury and suspension

  • • Wickens Recovering From Back Surgery
    By John Sturbin | Senior Writer RacinToday.com Verizon IndyCar Series driver Robert Wickens is recovering from surgery at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Allentown, Pa., to stabilize a thoracic spinal fracture associated with a spinal cord injury sustained during the INDYCAR event at Pocono Raceway on Sunday. Titanium rods and screws successfully were placed in Wickens’ spine duri...2018
  • • Surgery Scheduled For Wickens’ Spine Injury
    By John Sturbin/Senior Writer RacinToday.com Verizon IndyCar Series driver Robert Wickens, injured in a violent multiple-car crash at Pocono Raceway Sunday, was scheduled to undergo surgery Monday evening in a Pennsylvania hospital for a spinal injury. Wickens continues to be treated at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Allentown, Pa., following injuries sustained during the ABC Supply 500 on ...2018
  • • 'Orthopedic injuries' hospitalize IndyCar's Wickens
    IndyCar Series rookie Robert Wickens was hospitalized and being evaluated for "orthopedic injuries" Sunday night after his car went airborne and into the Pocono Raceway catch fence after a crash on the seventh lap....2018

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IndyCar Series trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • 2020 Genesys 300 Is James Hinchcliffe’s New First Impression
    The 2020 Genesys 300 is a major NTT IndyCar Series race for James Hinchcliffe, who is sponsored by Genesys and will carry them on his car at Texas Motor Speedway—but that’s only one reason why. Saturday is also Hinchcliffe’s first race on a three-race contract he signed with Andretti Autosport since being dropped by Arrow … The post 2020 Genesys 300 Is James Hinchcliffe’s N...2020
  • • Newgarden would trade 3rd title for Indy 500 win
    Josef Newgarden, already the winner of two IndyCar Series championships, said he would give up a third title this season to win the Indianapolis 500....2020
  • • New TMS-IndyCar Pact Opens Up Texas Market
    By John Sturbin | Senior Writer RacinToday.com Texas Motor Speedway’s recently announced four-year contract extension with INDYCAR insures the Verizon IndyCar Series will be competing under the lights at the Fort Worth facility past the quarter-century mark, while also opening the door for the sanctioning body to race in potentially lucrative new Southwest markets. The extension covering 2019...2018
  • • Q and A: Dixon Can’t Get Enough
    By John Sturbin | Senior Writer RacinToday.com Chip Ganassi Racing’s longest-tenured driver will continue to add to that legacy, apparently well past his 40th birthday. Scott Dixon, a four-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion and current point-leader, has signed a “multi-year” contract extension that will see the 38-year-old Kiwi compete with CGR for a record 18th season in 2019 in [...]...2018
  • • Rahal To Keep Driving For Rahal
    FORT WORTH, Texas – Graham Rahal has found a home in the Verizon IndyCar Series, and he’s not about to change zip codes. Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing announced a five-year contract extension with Rahal during a news conference Friday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway, site of Saturday night’s DXC Technology 600. “Hell, I didn’t even read the [...]...2018
  • • NBC, IndyCar Hope To Pump Up 500 Viewership
    By John Sturbin | Senior Writer RacinToday.com An opportunity to reverse admittedly sagging viewership figures for the Indianapolis 500 will be a prime target for NBC Sports Group when it launches its exclusive media rights contract with the Verizon IndyCar Series beginning in 2019. Sanctioning body INDYCAR announced on Wednesday a multi-year media rights package with NBC Sports [...]...2018
  • • Danica Patrick Retiring as Full-Time Driver
    HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Danica Patrick announced on Friday that she will no longer drive full time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series following Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Her contract with Stewart-Haas Racing ends at the end of this season and with the limited opportunities in the Cup series, there wasn’t much to choose from. “This is my last season as a full-time drive...2017
  • • Danica Patrick Announces 2017 is Final Full Time Season
    HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Danica Patrick announced on Friday that she will no longer drive full time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series following Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Her contract with Stewart-Haas Racing ends at the end of this season and with the limited opportunities in the Cup series, there wasn’t much to choose from. “This is my last season as a full-time drive...2017
  • • AJ Foyt Lands An Oldy But Goody In Kanaan
    By John Sturbin | Senior Writer RacinToday.com Tony Kanaan, the self-described “last man standing” in the Verizon IndyCar Series, has joined AJ Foyt Racing as driver of the team’s famed No. 14 entry beginning with the 2018 season. Kanaan, who will turn 43 on the last day of 2017, has signed a multi-year contract with the team fronted [...]...2017
  • • Rossi Soars To Pole At The Glen
    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – New contract with Andretti Autosport in-hand and his right foot on the throttle, Alexander Rossi joined the ranks of Verizon IndyCar Series pole-winners Saturday afternoon at Watkins Glen International. Rossi posted a last-lap flyer around the famed natural-terrain layout in his No. 98 Honda to claim the Verizon P1 Award for Sunday’s [...]...2017

IndyCar Series stats

  • • Graham Rahal 2020 IndyCar Season Preview
    Graham Rahal returns to the NTT IndyCar Series forthe 2020 IndyCar season as something of a dark horse. While the Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing veteran got off to a slow start at Texas Motor Speedway, he’s got 12 years of experience under his belt and statistics that demonstrate an Astor Cup isn’t out of his … The post Graham Rahal 2020 IndyCar Season Preview appeared first on F...2020

IndyCar Series kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Carpenter Building Good Things On/Off Track
    By John Sturbin | Senior Writer RacinToday.com FORT WORTH, Texas – Up every day at 6 a.m. and off to bed by 10 p.m. In between, the Verizon IndyCar Series’ only owner/driver has figured out a formula for mixing fast cars with an energetic family. “Time management is crucial,” said Ed Carpenter, namesake of the Indianapolis-based organization [...]...2018

Top IndyCar Series news

  • • Robosaurus, the 30-ton, 40-foot-tall car-crushing monster, is back
    Robosaurus is making a return to the NASCAR scene for a Camping World Truck Series-Verizon IndyCar Series doubleheader this June....2016
  • • Roger Penske will make history once again in the Indianapolis 500
    Roger Penske's fleet of talented drivers in NASCAR and the IndyCar Series are looking to add to his outstanding legacy in the Indianapolis 500 and Coca-Cola 600....2016
  • • Jimmie Johnson is taking his talents to IndyCar
    The seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion announced Wednesday that he would compete in the IndyCar Series for the next two seasons....2020
  • • Sources: IndyCar Series gets Watkins Glen date
    Sources: IndyCar Series gets Watkins Glen date...2016
  • • IndyCar cancels Detroit double, adjusts schedule
    With the IndyCar series on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Roger Penske said he had no choice but to cancel the doubleheader race at Detroit. The tentative start to the season is June 6 at Texas Motor Speedway....2020
  • • Penske takes ownership of IndyCar, Speedway
    Roger Penske has now taken ownership of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and its subsidiaries, which include the IndyCar Series....2020
  • • Jimmie Johnson works in IndyCar test at Indianapolis road course
    Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson finally got to try his hand in a NTT IndyCar Series car Tuesday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Johnson, who will retire from full-time NASCAR racing at the end of the 2020 season, turned laps on the Indianapolis road course in one of Chip Ganassi Racing's IndyCars. The deal […]...2020
  • • IMS may welcome fans for Brickyard weekend
    Indianapolis Motor Speedway could be the first major sporting venue to have fans back in the stands this summer when it hosts NASCAR's Brickyard 400 in July. The IndyCar Series and NASCAR's Xfinity Series will also race at IMS that weekend....2020
  • • IndyCar postpones Mid-Ohio twinbill due to virus
    The IndyCar Series doubleheader scheduled for Mid-Ohio next weekend has been postponed due to the nationwide spike in coronavirus cases. The races will be rescheduled for a date in September or October....2020
  • • Dixon beats Sato for 50th career IndyCar victory
    Scott Dixon gained control of the race with a fast pit stop, then held off Takuma Sato late to win Saturday's IndyCar Series race at World Wide Technology Raceway outside of St. Louis....2020
  • • PNC Bank signs on as Dixon's primary sponsor
    Four-time IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon will have PNC Bank as his primary sponsor for his Chip Ganassi Racing car this season....2018
  • • Power dominates Mid-Ohio for first win of season
    Will Power wasn't in the mood to play the strategy game, and it paid off as his all-out approach led to a dominant victory in Saturday's IndyCar Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course....2020
  • • Newgarden would trade 3rd title for Indy 500 win
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  • • McLaughlin takes the win on virtual Indy's oval
    With the leaders busy wrecking in front of him, Scott McLaughlin calmly won Saturday's virtual IndyCar Series race on the oval at Indianapolis Motor Speedway....2020

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IndyCar Series schedule, game

  • • Tony Kanaan to Run Ovals in Chip Ganassi Racing’s No. 48
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  • • 2020 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg IndyCar Preview
    The 2020 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is the end of the 2020 IndyCar season, in the place where it should have been beginning. The NTT IndyCar Series will crown a champion some seven months after St. Pete was originally on the schedule. That’s not the only thing different going into Sunday (Oct. 25). … The post 2020 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg IndyCar Preview appea...2020
  • • 2020 Harvest GP Takeaways: What We Learned From IndyCar At Indianapolis
    The NTT IndyCar Series finished its doubleheader schedule with the 2020 Harvest GP, and the newly-created event did not disappoint. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course produced two races full of passing and with a side order of panic as IndyCar teams scrambled for points ahead of the season finale. Team Penske returned to dominance, … The post 2020 Harvest GP Takeaways: What We Learn...2020
  • • Texas Doubleheader Heads Up IndyCar’s 2021 Schedule
    Sanctioning body INDYCAR has released a 17-race 2021 NTT IndyCar Series schedule showcasing an early May doubleheader at Texas Motor Speedway prior to the 105th Indianapolis 500, as well as expended TV coverage on the ......2020
  • • IndyCar Announces 2021 Schedule
    The 2021 NTT IndyCar Series schedule was announced on Thursday (Oct. 1) and will consist of 17 races over the course of seven months. The ’21 season will begin on Sunday, March 7, at the Streets of St. Petersburg, which was set to host this year’s season-opener before the COVID-19 pandemic forced officials to move … The post IndyCar Announces 2021 Schedule appeared first on Front...2020
  • • Sebastien Bourdais Will Be A.J. Foyt Racing’s Best Asset In 2021
    Sebastien Bourdais will be back for a full-time NTT IndyCar Series season in 2021 with A.J. Foyt Racing. While he had been scheduled to split the No. 14 machine throughout the 2020 IndyCar season, the coronavirus pandemic put his plans on hold. But he’ll be the one behind the wheel as the series wraps up … The post Sebastien Bourdais Will Be A.J. Foyt Racing’s Best Asset In 2021 ...2020
  • • 2020 Honda Indy 200 Takeaways: What IndyCar At Mid-Ohio Revealed
    The 2020 Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio almost didn’t get onto the NTT IndyCar Series schedule, but the weekend (Sept. 12-13) delivered two more races in an already packed season. Two drivers got their first wins of the year at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, with Team Penske’s Will Power breaking into the win column with … The post 2020 Honda Indy 200 Takeaways: What IndyCar At Mid-Ohio...2020
  • • Power Captures Race 1 At Mid-Ohio
    The most physically demanding track on the NTT IndyCar Series schedule and the threat of rain were no match Saturday afternoon for Team Penske’s Will Power, who cruised to his first win of 2020 in ......2020
  • • 2020 Honda Indy 200 Preview: What To Expect From IndyCar At Mid-Ohio
    The 2020 Honda Indy 200 is a last-minute addition to the NTT IndyCar Series schedule, having been postponed and then rescheduled only a week ago. Still, the action at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course has never disappointed and even with the short notice IndyCar fans should expect fireworks from the Sept. 12-13 doubleheader. Mid-Ohio is traditionally … The post 2020 Honda Indy 200 Preview: What To ...2020
  • • 2020 Honda Indy 200 Preview: What To Expect From IndyCar At Mid-Ohio
    The 2020 Honda Indy 200 is a last-minute addition to the NTT IndyCar Series schedule, having been postponed and then rescheduled only a week ago. Still, the action at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course has never disappointed and even with the short notice IndyCar fans should expect fireworks from the Sept. 12-13 doubleheader. Mid-Ohio is traditionally …...2020

IndyCar Series rumors, scandals

  • • Sebastien Bourdais 2020 IndyCar Season Preview
    Sebastien Bourdais had a shocking NTT IndyCar Series offseason. His longtime team let him go, leaving the four-time open-wheel champion to focus on the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship instead. Bourdais is now only a part-time driver in the 2020 IndyCar season, and thanks to current events, he’s not even doing his full complement of races. So … The post Sebastien Bourdais 2020 IndyCa...2020
  • • Colton Herta 2020 IndyCar Season Profile
    Just one season into his NTT IndyCar Series career, Colton Herta already has two wins under his belt. The 20-year-old pulled off a shocking victory in 2019 at Circuit of the Americas, following that up by winning the season-ending event at Laguna Seca. The youngest driver ever to win a race in IndyCar competition, and … The post Colton Herta 2020 IndyCar Season Profile appeared first on Fron...2020
  • • New Look IndyCar Takin’ It To The Streets
    John Sturbin | Senior Writer RacinToday.com All speculation surrounding INDYCAR’s new-for-2018 universal aerodynamic bodywork chassis will become academic at 11:20 a.m. (EST) Friday _ scheduled start time for first practice of the Verizon IndyCar Series’ 2018 season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Fla. The series’ six-month offseason was marked by the rollout/development of th...2018
  • • Notes: Andretti To Remain With Honda
    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. _ Andretti Autosport, winner of three of the last four Indianapolis 500s, will continue to compete in the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2018 with Honda power as part of a multi-year agreement. The announcement by Michael Andretti, CEO of Andretti Autosport, ended speculation that Andretti’s organization was preparing to switch to Chevrolet twin-turbocharged [...]...2017

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