Palou’s 35-point lead meant a finish of 11th or better at Long Beach would win him the title, and once challenger Pato O’Ward was knocked out with a mechanical problem, Palou just needed to make it to the finish.
IndyCar inks new NBC Sports deal with 13 events set for flagship channel
Jon Miller, president of NBC Sports programming, said the extension was a three-year deal and that NBC Sports is proud of the growth it’s seen since it acquired the entire IndyCar schedule in 2019.Read More
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing plans $20M Zionsville HQ
The project will allow RLL to moves its its IndyCar operations in Brownsburg and its International Motor Sports Association operations in Hilliard, Ohio, to one 13-acre site in Zionsville’s Creekside Corporate Park.Read More
IndyCar extends deal with manufacturers, delays new engine
Before Saturday’s announcement, a new 2.4-liter, twin-turbocharged V-6 engine with hybrid technology had been expected to be ready next season.Read More
Romain Grosjean did not commit to ovals when he left Formula One to drive for Dale Coyne Racing in IndyCar this season. But his results and comfort level have been so strong that he’s decided to run the full 2022 season with one of the top teams in the series.
IndyCar’s extended partnership with NBC Sports yielded an additional bonus for next year’s schedule, which was already earmarked to air a record number of races on network broadcast.
The track in Newton will host a doubleheader next July in a deal brokered between IndyCar Series owner Roger Penske, team owner Bobby Rahal and grocery chain Hy-Vee, which is based in Iowa.
Organizers will likely investigate whether the wear and tear of three days of practice, qualifying and racing on a rare crossover weekend with the IndyCar, NASCAR Xfinity and Cup series played any role in the chaotic finish.
The real estate investor and racing enthusiast has closed a deal with former IndyCar driver Sarah Fisher and her husband that will help them to continue growing their karting business.
With apologies to Detroit, Music City morphed into Motor City as IndyCar stormed into town and proved again downtown streets and bridges and zipping around NFL stadiums are where the series needs to race.
Helio Castroneves, who won his record-tying fourth Indy 500 in May, will return to IndyCar full time next season at the age of 46.
Eight of the 33 starters in this year’s Indianapolis 500 had F1 experience. Drivers expect that number to grow in upcoming years.
IndyCar’s current deal with NBC Sports is in its final season and contract negotiations are unclear. There have been reports Penske will take a higher rights fee from a new partner and that NBC has fallen out of the running on a renewal.
Scott Dixon slammed the brakes on IndyCar’s current youth movement by winning his fourth Indianapolis 500 pole by a mere 0.03 seconds on Sunday.
Will Power, one of the greatest qualifiers in IndyCar history, failed to seal his spot in the 33-car field on Saturday’s first day of qualifications at the Indianapolis 500. Power’s misfortune was the worst of Team Penske’s struggles.
The deal solves one of the looming financial questions facing Roger Penske in his second year as owner of the series.
Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves, who spent 21 seasons driving for Team Penske, was sporting new team colors at Thursday’s IndyCar test session at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The NCAA Tournament has provided a much-needed rallying cry to support our downtown. It reminds all of us of the importance of getting back on track.
The former CART rivals see an opportunity to attract young Mexican talent to racing and put IndyCar back in Mexico.
Driver James Hinchcliffe on Tuesday announced a 10-race partnership with Genesys that gets him back into a full-time ride. Sponsorship of the No. 29 Honda for the remaining seven races on the IndyCar schedule will be announced at a later date.
Team Penske will mentor a new entry in the IndyCar ladder series that will be owned by a Black businessman as part of a new “Race for Equality & Change” initiative.
Helio Castroneves has said he wants to return to IndyCar, where he raced full-time from 1998 through 2017.