In the only practice session for this weekend’s Bommarito Automotive Group 500 – two races of 250 laps each – the rookies and first-time entrants in an IndyCar at the 1.25-mile oval got half an hour in which O’Ward turned 13 laps to set a 177.072mph lap to head Dale Coyne Racing […]

Marco Andretti headed an Andretti Autosport one-two-three-four on the first day of Indianapolis 500 qualifying, as Team Penske struggled, while Fernando Alonso could only manage 26th on the grid. Indy 500 qualifying rules allow each driver a guaranteed four-lap run of the 2.5-mile oval, with their average speed over these […]

Jenna Fryer, Ap Auto Racing Writer Updated 3:04 pm PDT, Saturday, August 15, 2020 Marco Andretti poses for a photo during qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, in Indianapolis. Marco Andretti poses for a photo during qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 auto […]

Following the initial runs this morning, improvements were scarce through the heat of the afternoon, but Dixon was one of the exceptions. On his second run, he failed to better his original speed, but on his third run, he proved that someone other than Marco Andretti – current pacesetter – could land […]