Reigning IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden recorded his second victory of season for Team Penske under caution in the second race of the double-header at Gateway. Newgarden gained the lead from team-mate Will Power through the third and final pitstop cycle on lap 152 after the Australian was briefly held up […]

After a lackluster yellow-flag finish in the Indianapolis 500, IndyCar fans were treated to a spectacular, down-to-the-wire duel between Takuma Sato and Scott Dixon. KEY: USAC=United States Auto Club (1956-95); CART=Championship Auto Racing Teams (1970-2003)/Champ Car World Series (2004-08); IndyCar=IRL (1996-2010)/IndyCar (2011-present). CART was renamed Champ in 2004 and consolidated […]

With Antonio Felix da Costa and his DS Techeetah outfit already assured of the drivers’ and teams’ crowns, second place in the championship was still up for grabs.  But more than that, the final double-header provided some hope that Nissan e.dams and Mercedes are both in a place to at […]

CLOSE Join motor sports insider Nathan Brown as he recaps the final day of qualifying for the Indianapolis 500. Indianapolis Star INDIANAPOLIS – Marco Andretti was not crying. He wants you to know that. His eyes looked red, but he’d just rocketed four times around Indianapolis Motor Speedway, hitting speeds […]

Marco Andretti has won the pole for the Indianapolis 500 in a lightning-fast first step toward snapping the infamous “Andretti Curse” at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Andretti logged a four-lap average of 231.068 mph in Sunday qualifying, and an Andretti now will lead the field to green for the first time […]

Marco Andretti is starting first in the 2020 Indianapolis 500. The third-generation racer barely beat out Scott Dixon on Sunday to start first in the pandemic-postponed race. Andretti had the fastest qualifying time of everyone on Saturday and then posted the fastest four-lap average again on Sunday among the nine […]