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Power Victorious On A Bizarre Day At Pocono
Monday, 19 Aug, 2019 – 8:13 | No Comment
Power Victorious On A Bizarre Day At Pocono

Will Power got his first victory of the season on Sunday. It came on a crazy day at Pocono. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

LONG POND, Pa. – In the often-surreal world that defines open-wheel competition at Pocono Raceway, the Media Center became Victory Lane and vice versa as torrential rain forced […]

Championship Runs, Pocono’s Fate Up For IndyCar Grabs
Sunday, 18 Aug, 2019 – 11:54 | No Comment
Championship Runs, Pocono’s Fate Up For IndyCar Grabs

IndyCar’s run at Pocono Raceway may be coming to an end. (RacinToday photo by Martha Fairris)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

LONG POND, Pa. _ While 10 drivers remain mathematically eligible for the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series championship, Sunday’s ABC Supply 500 will showcase open-wheel racing’s version of the Final Four.

And as an intriguing subplot, riddle […]

Sam Schmidt Gets ‘The Ultimate’ From McLaren
Tuesday, 13 Aug, 2019 – 17:25 | No Comment
Sam Schmidt Gets ‘The Ultimate’ From McLaren

IndyCar team owner Sam Schmidt is now in the McLaren camp. It’s time to perform, he says.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

His stone-cold determination to compete at the highest level of domestic open-wheel racing has made Sam Schmidt a respected and beloved figure in the NTT IndyCar Series paddock. 

Schmidt’s commitment to the sport that paralyzed […]

McLaren To Return Full Time To IndyCar Series
Friday, 9 Aug, 2019 – 17:18 | No Comment
McLaren To Return Full Time To IndyCar Series

McLaren will put “papaya orange” Indy cars back on track on a full time basis next season. (File photo courtesy of McLaren Racing)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Determined to erase the memory of Fernando Alonso’s failed bid to qualify for the 2019 Indianapolis 500, McLaren Racing will field a full time program in the NTT […]

INDYCAR Comes Up With A Winner – Hybrid Power
Thursday, 1 Aug, 2019 – 15:30 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Comes Up With A Winner – Hybrid Power
INDYCAR Comes Up With A Winner – Hybrid Power

INDYCAR is taking a bold step forward by switching on hybrid power in 2022.

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

With all the idiotic, transparently gimmick-based changes that American auto racing series have been splatting against walls in recent years, it has never been easier to become a cynic of the sport.

But on Thursday, INDYCAR announced a […]

Rossi Puts End To Rumors; Is Staying With Andretti
Sunday, 28 Jul, 2019 – 8:11 | Comments Off on Rossi Puts End To Rumors; Is Staying With Andretti
Rossi Puts End To Rumors; Is Staying With Andretti

Alexander Rossi will be driving a Andretti Autosport Honda next year “and beyond”. (File photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

INDYCAR’s prized free-agent is staying put, bringing a quick kaput to the NTT IndyCar Series’ Silly Season.

Alexander Rossi, who parachuted into the series with Andretti Autosport in the spring of 2016, will remain […]

Wickens Returns To A Cockpit In Toronto
Sunday, 14 Jul, 2019 – 11:45 | Comments Off on Wickens Returns To A Cockpit In Toronto
Wickens Returns To A Cockpit In Toronto

IndyCar’s Robert Wickens will put the helmet back on in Toronto on Sunday.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Patient 31265 will strap-in and drive a specially equipped street car prior to the start of Sunday’s NTT IndyCar Series race in Canada. And after Robert Wickens delivers the command to start engines, the Honda Indy Toronto at […]

Dixon Takes Safety Screen For A Test Drive
Thursday, 4 Jul, 2019 – 7:57 | Comments Off on Dixon Takes Safety Screen For A Test Drive
Dixon Takes Safety Screen For A Test Drive

IndyCar Series driver Scott Dixon tested the series’ new “Aeroscreen”. (Photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Scott Dixon crammed hot laps around five diverse NTT IndyCar Series layouts into a single session during a simulator test Tuesday of INDYCAR’s Aeroscreen driver safety prototype at the Dallara Research Center in Speedway, Ind.

Manufactured by Roush […]

Ranking The Best Road Circuits In N. America
Friday, 28 Jun, 2019 – 9:15 | Comments Off on Ranking The Best Road Circuits In N. America
Ranking The Best Road Circuits In N. America

Road America is, by consensus, considered a world class road circuit. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

Just before the start of Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway, Fox Sports’ Mike Joy let go with a Mike Joy. Dripping with condescending and take-my-word-as-gospel tone, he let go with this: Sonoma is […]

Lots Of Eyes On Rossi – Including Those of Penske?
Thursday, 27 Jun, 2019 – 8:28 | Comments Off on Lots Of Eyes On Rossi – Including Those of Penske?
Lots Of Eyes On Rossi – Including Those of Penske?

Andretti Autosport’s Alexander Rossi powers through Turn 5 at Road America. He won last weekend’s IndyCar Series race at the Wisconsin road course and won it by a bunch. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Alexander Rossi altered the NTT IndyCar Series championship landscape with his dominating victory in Sunday’s REV Group Grand […]