McLaren CEO Zak Brown acknowledged Monday the team was woefully unprepared to qualify a car for the Indianapolis 500, and small oversights snowballed into the final result.
Kyle Kaiser, 23, in a dramatic last-gasp bid by tiny Juncos Racing, knocked Fernando Alonso off the bubble and ruined the day for McLaren, which was trying to make a comeback to the Indy 500 for the first time since the 1970s.
McLaren had another miserable day preparing for the Indianapolis 500 as the team worked tirelessly in a failed effort to get Fernando Alonso on the track Thursday for Indianapolis 500 practice.
Nick Turner is used to moving in the fast lane. And now the 28-year-old Indianapolis native is ready to put the pedal to the metal this month at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The former IU football player and track runner this month is rolling out his company’s first app using a sponsorship with Harding Steinbrenner Racing to supercharge its marketing efforts.
Under the leadership of Zak Brown, McLaren is back at Indy as an independent entrant for the first time since the 1970s, when it won three Indy 500s in 10 appearances before returning to England with a focus on Formula One.
Later this month some of the world’s best open-wheel race car drivers will look to take the checkered flag at the Indianapolis 500 and guzzle a bottle of milk in the winner’s circle. But one of the big winners this may at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway won’t be drinking any milk. That’s because it will be an autonomous car.
NASCAR is making its first big play in the world of expanded legal sports betting, hoping a sports data partnership will lead to gamblers being able to bet during races on much more than just who gets the checkered flag.
Dixon says his career went into a tailspin after the National Hot Rod Association objected to a two-seater that gives fans the thrill of being in a dragster.
More than two dozen drivers spent Wednesday testing the deflector, which is designed to reduce the risk of head injuries. It will be the latest safety device to make its debut at the Indy 500.
Under former Zionsville marketing executive Zak Brown, McLaren Racing is attempting to make a lasting return to the IndyCar.
Speedway and NASCAR officials plan to play up the patriotism theme to promote the event’s new schedule.
The agreement is set to commemorate Cummins Inc.’s 100th anniversary and includes a parade lap before the Indy 500 featuring five Cummins-engineered cars that previously participated in the race.
IndyCar is ready to go racing again after six long months spent solidifying the business side of the series as it executes a five-year plan aimed at continued growth.
Scott Dixon's newest IndyCar title defense began Tuesday with some endorsements.
The device dubbed "Advanced Frontal Protection" will officially debut when practice begins next month and is expected to be used for the remainder of the IndyCar season.
Mike Tirico, who has built a reputation for covering some of the biggest events in sports, will take on the Indy 500 for the very first time as TV coverage switches from ABC to NBC.
Retired driver and former motorsports broadcaster Derek Daly has amended the defamation lawsuit he filed last week against WISH-TV Channel 8 and the station’s parent company.
Just days after filing a defamation lawsuit seeking more than $25 million from WISH-TV, Derek Daly sits down with IBJ’s Anthony Schoettle to discuss what he says the news station got wrong in a story that accused him of using a racial slur.