The race—rescheduled for Aug. 23—is on an otherwise open weekend in the city’s summer event calendar, which could fill hotel rooms at a time they would otherwise have been empty.
Penske’s purchase of IMS, IndyCar Series isn’t panacea for sport needing more fans, sponsors
Despite IndyCar’s modest progress in recent years, it still faces significant obstacles, including the need for more corporate sponsorships, a broader fan base and higher TV ratings.Read More
Penske’s deal to acquire Indianapolis Motor Speedway, IndyCar draws landslide of praise
A deal that will make Penske Corp. the owner of Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the IndyCar Series received overwhelmingly positive reactions from motorsports insiders on Monday morning.Read More
McLaren to return to full-time IndyCar racing in 2020
The England-based company plans to return to full-time IndyCar competition next season for the first time since 1979 in a partnership with existing team Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports.Read More
Fernando Alonso will again attempt to complete motorsports’ Triple Crown with a return to the Indianapolis 500 in May with McLaren and a sponsorship from Ruoff Mortgage.
Teams still have plenty to learn about what the change will mean for driver visibility, aerodynamics and race strategy.
The 45-year-old Kanaan, who won the 2013 Indy 500, is another casualty of a poor driver market in which veterans are being squeezed out of their seats by drivers with little to no IndyCar experience.
Popular auto racer James Hinchcliffe, who was abruptly ousted from his IndyCar team in October, has secured a corporate sponsorship that will allow him to drive in two races in May, including the Indy 500.
This is the first entry into IndyCar for Huski Chocolate, a company headquartered in Stockholm that already does business in Formula One with McLaren and with the English soccer club Millwall.
The abrupt sackings of four-time series champion Sebastien Bourdais and popular veteran James Hinchcliffe has made for an offseason of distasteful business decisions that has contributed to a rapidly changing landscape in a series trying to make a comeback.
The 110-year-old speedway is one of the most famous venues in sports and home of the Indianapolis 500, a showcase event with a long history.
Arrow McLaren SP officially named Indy Lights champions Pato O’Ward and Oliver Askew as its drivers for 2020 on Wednesday, leaving popular IndyCar veteran James Hinchcliffe without a ride.
The late timing of the McLaren decision puts popular IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe in a difficult position for finding a consistently competitive ride.
Drivers Scott Dixon and Will Power both said IndyCar’s new aeroscreen was fit for racing during the first extensive test session for the cockpit protection that will debut next season.
Surprising series rookie Colton Herta has been pulled inside the Andretti Autosport camp as IndyCar drivers secure their 2020 plans.
Pocono’s track has been questioned over its compatibility with IndyCar. A five-car crash occurred on the opening lap at the track last month. Justin Wilson was killed there in 2015 and Robert Wickens suffered a spinal cord injury last year when his car sailed into the fence.
The governor previously did not have authority to appoint anyone to the quasi-government agency, but that changed earlier this year in legislation that’s expected to keep the Indiana Pacers in town and fund the CIB for the next 25 years.
Alexander Rossi pocketed $759,159 for his second straight runner-up finish.
Helio Castroneves has won the Indianapolis 500 three times, making him one of the most accomplished auto racers in history. But he says his personal brand owes more to dancing than driving.