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Tony Stewart: Let’s Race Two
Sunday, 13 Oct, 2019 – 12:47 | No Comment
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 […]

Flat Spot On: The Perplexities of Danger in Racing
Saturday, 7 Sep, 2019 – 7:29 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: The Perplexities of Danger in Racing
Flat Spot On: The Perplexities of Danger in Racing

Track workers work to repair the catch fence at Pocono as a medical evacuation helicopter transports injured driver Robert Wickens to a hospital in 2018. (File photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer RacinToday.com

Last week there was an outpouring of grief when two drivers died in high-profile racing crashes. This week, there’s been […]

IndyCar 2020 Schedule: Pocono Out, Richmond In
Wednesday, 4 Sep, 2019 – 8:49 | One Comment
IndyCar 2020 Schedule: Pocono Out, Richmond In

The IndyCar Series is driving away from Pocono next year. In its place is a short oval.

By John Sturbin/Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Open-wheel racing’s return to Richmond Raceway next summer after a 10-year hiatus comes wrapped with the promise of delivering a demographic that is not necessarily so NASCAR-centric.

The 2020 NTT IndyCar Series schedule includes a return to […]

Newgarden Leads IndyCar Season To Finish Line
Tuesday, 3 Sep, 2019 – 7:51 | Comments Off on Newgarden Leads IndyCar Season To Finish Line
Newgarden Leads IndyCar Season To Finish Line

IndyCar Series points-leader Josef Newgarden warmed up for Sunday’s race in Portland by meeting with fans. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Team Penske’s Will Power continues to play spoiler in the NTT IndyCar Series championship chase, and teammate Josef Newgarden is loving it.

Power notched his second victory in three starts _ and […]