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Teen Herta Would Love To Make Indy History
Sunday, 21 Apr, 2019 – 7:35 | Comments Off on Teen Herta Would Love To Make Indy History
Teen Herta Would Love To Make Indy History

At 19 years old, Colton Herta is already making IndyCar Series history. In May, he hopes to make more. (RacinToday photo by Martha Fairris)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – It is a question Colton Herta, already the youngest race-winner in INDYCAR history, will be hearing often heading into and during the Month […]

Rahal Keeps His Cool After Controversial Penalty
Tuesday, 16 Apr, 2019 – 7:53 | Comments Off on Rahal Keeps His Cool After Controversial Penalty
Rahal Keeps His Cool After Controversial Penalty

Graham Rahal beat Scott Dixon to the finish line to – briefly – earn a podium finish at Long Beach on Sunday. (Photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

The most impressive move at Sunday’s IndyCar Series race in the streets of Long Beach was made by Graham Rahal. It was a move that […]

Rossi Gives Mikey’s Race Teams Victory No. 200
Monday, 15 Apr, 2019 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Rossi Gives Mikey’s Race Teams Victory No. 200
Rossi Gives Mikey’s Race Teams Victory No. 200

Andretti Autosport driver Alexander Rossi sprayed some grape after winning Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Long Beach. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Alexander Rossi joined a short list of open-wheel royalty when he won Sunday’s 45th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach from pole position, delivering Michael Andretti his landmark 200th […]

Alonso Hits The Restart Button In Bid To Win Indy
Wednesday, 10 Apr, 2019 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Alonso Hits The Restart Button In Bid To Win Indy
Alonso Hits The Restart Button In Bid To Win Indy

Two-time F1 world driving champion Fernando Alonso made a trip to the banks on Tuesday in order to help him prep for the upcoming Indianapolis 500. (Photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – Fernando Alonso is approaching his meticulous preparation for a second Indianapolis 500 start next month as if […]

Alonso Hits Texas Before Hitting The Bricks
Tuesday, 9 Apr, 2019 – 7:16 | Comments Off on Alonso Hits Texas Before Hitting The Bricks
Alonso Hits Texas Before Hitting The Bricks

McLaren Racing unveiled the traditional ‘papaya orange’ livery of the car that Fernando Alonso will drive in the upcoming Indy 500. (Photo courtesy of McLaren Racing)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – Motorsports royalty will spend Tuesday hot-lapping around Texas Motor Speedway.

Fernando Alonso will drive an Indy car on an oval for […]

Putting COTA On Schedule Is A Winning Move
Friday, 22 Mar, 2019 – 8:04 | Comments Off on Putting COTA On Schedule Is A Winning Move
Putting COTA On Schedule Is A Winning Move

The Indy cars take to the twisties at the Circuit of the Americas this weekend. (Photo courtesy of INDYCAR)

By Jim Pedley | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

As North American racing series continue their overwrought fire drill to reclaim fan bases that no longer exist, and as they attempt to attract new, young devotees in an age in which […]

Herta Getting Up To Speed As A Race Team Owner
Friday, 15 Mar, 2019 – 8:38 | Comments Off on Herta Getting Up To Speed As A Race Team Owner
Herta Getting Up To Speed As A Race Team Owner

Team owner Bryan Herta issues orders to his Hyundai drivers. (Photo by Andrew Modena)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Former Indy car/sports car driver Bryan Herta humbly downplays the suggestion that he and longtime running buddy Michael Andretti are positioning themselves as team-owners who eventually will emerge as the second comings of motorsports moguls Roger Penske […]

Busch: Driving In F1, At Indy Would Be Welcome
Monday, 11 Mar, 2019 – 15:02 | Comments Off on Busch: Driving In F1, At Indy Would Be Welcome
Busch: Driving In F1, At Indy Would Be Welcome

Kyle Busch looking to shed his fenders? (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Harold Hinson)

By Jim Pedley | Managing EditorRacinToday.com

The day after … Phoenix and St. Pete.

After winning for the 199th time in NASCAR, Kyle Busch hung out the “Position Wanted” sign. And team owner Joe Gibbs must have been sent digging through his pockets looking for […]

Q and A: Wickens Hopes To Drive And Dance Again
Saturday, 9 Mar, 2019 – 8:31 | Comments Off on Q and A: Wickens Hopes To Drive And Dance Again
Q and A: Wickens Hopes To Drive And Dance Again

IndyCar driver Roberts Wickens, who was paralyzed as the result of a crash at Pocono, has big plans for his future. (File photo)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Five months after confirming that he is a paraplegic, Robert Wickens is working to realize his dream of returning to competition in the NTT IndyCar Series. But first, […]

IndyCar Adds Protection To Cars
Wednesday, 20 Feb, 2019 – 11:42 | Comments Off on IndyCar Adds Protection To Cars
IndyCar Adds Protection To Cars

IndyCar Series officials are beefing up safety in their cars.

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All cars participating in the NTT IndyCar Series open test on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval on April 24 will be fitted with Advanced Frontal Protection (AFP), a titanium piece made by Dallara.

AFP, which stands a little more than three inches tall and averages three-quarters of […]