The tit-for-tat war between Zak Brown and Chip Ganassi took another turn Tuesday when Arrow McLaren SP announced it had signed both a Ganassi sponsor and Tony Kanaan to drive the Indianapolis 500.
IBJ Podcast: Rahal, Frye on why race teams are investing now
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Swedish driver Ericsson gives Ganassi another Indy 500 win
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The extension shuts out the biggest teams in IndyCar from poaching Herta when his current deal expires at the end of the 2023 season. It also indicates Herta has put a pause on his Formula One ambitions.
Johnson for sure won’t return for a second full IndyCar season with Chip Ganassi Racing. He raced only the street and road courses in 2021, added the ovals to run the full 2022 season and now isn’t even sure if he’ll run IndyCar at all.
The head of McLaren Racing held a town hall Thursday at the team’s IndyCar shop to introduce new hire Brian Barnhart and quell any concerns over this week’s sudden departure of the team president.
The push to bring IndyCar driver Colton Herta to Formula One hit a wall that will likely keep the 22-year-old stateside for another season, raising questions about the sport’s accessibility to drivers who look to join from certain racing leagues.
Driver Alex Palou will remain with Chip Ganassi Racing next season and Felix Rosenqvist will keep his seat with McLaren, the drivers announced Wednesday.
Will Power was pushed to the brink Sunday by Team Penske but withstood the internal challenge from his teammate to close out a season of consistency and win his second IndyCar championship.
Will Power grabbed his 68th career pole with Mario Andretti watching from pit lane Saturday at Laguna Seca Raceway.
Colton Herta insists he has no deal to race in Formula One next season and is surprised at the sudden interest from AlphaTauri.
Now in IndyCar, Jimmie Johnson hasn’t closed the door on running another NASCAR race some day, and he says he has multiple offers to compete in a variety of motorsports series.
IndyCar on Wednesday fined Andretti Autosport $25,000 because the team used a water bottle to make weight in the car Alexander Rossi drove to end his 49-race losing streak.
The soap opera over Palou’s future continued with more twists and turns than the Spaniard will face in Saturday’s road course race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Chip Ganassi Racing filed a civil lawsuit in Marion County against the Spanish driver who is attempting to leave the team at the end of the season.
Dr. Julia Vaizer has spent the past year assisting Dr. Geoffrey Billows, the series’ longtime medical director, who announced that he will be stepping down.
Shortly after Chip Ganassi Racing announced Tuesday it would exercise a team option to keep the star Spaniard next season, Palou and Arrow McLaren SP said they had agreed to a deal for 2023.
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IndyCar rookie Kyle Kirkwood will replace Alexander Rossi next season at Andretti Autosport, the team that developed the Floridian but did not have an open seat for him when Kirkwood was ready for the big leagues.
The 41-year-old New Zealander had the car to beat for much of the Indy 500 on Sunday until a late penalty cost him a chance to kiss the bricks at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the first time since 2008.
IBJ reporter Mickey Shuey roamed the grounds of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, shooting photos of the Snake Pit, the fans, the race and more.
IndyCar’s latest push to go green includes T-shirts made from recycled plastic bottles. The shirts are the centerpiece of “The Penske Initiative,” which hopes to hold carbon-neutral races by 2050.