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.
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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.
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.
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.
The new race will be part of a three-day festival of sound and speed that organizers hope rivals the storied Long Beach Grand Prix.
The local ABC affiliate’s longtime sports director takes over Thursday as vice president of communications for the open-wheel racing series.
The seven-time NASCAR champion will work with the Ganassi organization to finalize sponsorship on a two-year partnership that could pair two of the most dominant drivers of this generation on one team.
IndyCar has gotten the OK to finally start its season next month with a nighttime race in Texas.
Gov. Eric Holcomb’s five-stage roadmap to reopen the state reaches its end on July 4 — the very day an IndyCar-NASCAR Xfinity Series doubleheader is scheduled to be run at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The debut virtual race last weekend drew 433,000 combined viewers to both IndyCar and iRacing’s online stream.
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.
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.