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Penske Acquires Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Monday, 4 Nov, 2019 – 15:19 | No Comment
Penske Acquires Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Indianapolis Motor Speedway will have a new owner. (File photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

Hulman & Company, owners of Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the IndyCar Series, announced on Monday that a deal has been reached in which their assets would be acquired by businessman and racing legend Roger Penske.

The announcement was […]

Schmidt Peterson Dumps Hinchcliffe For ‘Youth’
Thursday, 31 Oct, 2019 – 20:24 | Comments Off on Schmidt Peterson Dumps Hinchcliffe For ‘Youth’
Schmidt Peterson Dumps Hinchcliffe For ‘Youth’

James Hinchcliffe is out at Schmidt Peterson.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Arrow McLaren SP is taking the “youth route” for its fulltime return to INDYCAR, selecting Patricio O’Ward and Oliver Askew as its drivers beginning with the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season.

The last two respective Indy Lights champions, O’Ward and Askew will compete in […]

Rossi To Drive Down South – Way Down South
Saturday, 26 Oct, 2019 – 8:35 | Comments Off on Rossi To Drive Down South – Way Down South
Rossi To Drive Down South – Way Down South

Andretti Autosport’s Alexander Rossi will drive in next month’s Baja 1000 race in Mexico. (File photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

INDYCAR star Alexander Rossi has entered the 52nd annual SCORE Baja 1000 for a second consecutive year, co-driving the Baja Ridgeline Race Truck next month as part of the Honda Off-Road Racing […]

Tony Stewart: Let’s Race Two
Sunday, 13 Oct, 2019 – 12:47 | Comments Off on Tony Stewart: Let’s Race Two
Tony Stewart: Let’s Race Two

A NASCAR/IndyCar twin-bill at places like Texas Motor Speedway would be a winner, says former driver Tony Stewart.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – If shared doubleheader weekends between NASCAR and INDYCAR are to become must-see TV at venues like Texas Motor Speedway, Tony Stewart says one of the sanctioning bodies will need […]

New INDYCAR Aeroscreen A Quiet Success
Friday, 4 Oct, 2019 – 15:43 | Comments Off on New INDYCAR Aeroscreen A Quiet Success
New INDYCAR Aeroscreen A Quiet Success

Scott Dixon gave a quiet thumbs up to INDYCAR’s new protective Aeroscreen after this week’s test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Once INDYCAR’s innovative Aeroscreen is implemented by all 2020 NTT IndyCar Series competitors, open-wheel racing’s next big thing might actually be bling, as in satellite radio? Rich […]

INDYCAR Is Bully On New Safety Screen
Wednesday, 2 Oct, 2019 – 8:01 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Is Bully On New Safety Screen
INDYCAR Is Bully On New Safety Screen

Testing continues on the IndyCar Series’ Autoscreen.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

First on-track test of INDYCAR’s Aeroscreen driver safety innovation is scheduled for Wednesday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a project the sanctioning body views as a global game-changer.

Five-time NTT IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon of Chip Ganassi Racing and 2014 series champ Will Power of […]

IndyCar Demo At Roval Fires Up Teams, Fans
Saturday, 28 Sep, 2019 – 17:45 | Comments Off on IndyCar Demo At Roval Fires Up Teams, Fans
IndyCar Demo At Roval Fires Up Teams, Fans

Josef Newgarden, who won this year’s IndyCar Series championship, drive his Team Penske Chevrolet in a demonstration at the Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL over the weekend. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Jim Fluharty)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – If you thought Charlotte Motor Speedway’s ROVAL would be used only once a year for NASCAR events, […]

Flat Spot On: The Book, the Saga, the Writer
Thursday, 26 Sep, 2019 – 8:46 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: The Book, the Saga, the Writer
Flat Spot On: The Book, the Saga, the Writer

Sebastien Bourdais did not walk away from his Indy qualifying crash in 2017, but he soon returned to racing thanks to the SAFER barrier, a strong chassis and the HANS Device. (AP photo)

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer RacinToday.com

Why would a guy write an entire book on a single safety device? At first blush, that […]

Newgarden Builds On A Winning Reputation
Tuesday, 24 Sep, 2019 – 8:26 | Comments Off on Newgarden Builds On A Winning Reputation
Newgarden Builds On A Winning Reputation

Josef Newgarden won his second IndyCar Series championship on Sunday. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Emotionally worn-out, Josef Newgarden joined the ranks of INDYCAR’s multiple champions in the 2019 season-ending Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey on a day when mercurial rookie Colton Herta previewed his emerging title aspirations.

Team Penske’s Newgarden clinched his […]

Andretti-Bound Herta Celebrates at Laguna Seca
Sunday, 22 Sep, 2019 – 9:10 | Comments Off on Andretti-Bound Herta Celebrates at Laguna Seca
Andretti-Bound Herta Celebrates at Laguna Seca

Colton Herta will begin the final IndyCar Series race of the season from the pole. (Photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Mercurial rookie Colton Herta celebrated his newly-secured future at Andretti Autosport Saturday with a salute to his father while upstaging the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series championship contenders during qualifying for the season-ending […]