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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 […]

Newgarden Makes A Statement In Fort Worth
Monday, 10 Jun, 2019 – 8:18 | Comments Off on Newgarden Makes A Statement In Fort Worth
Newgarden Makes A Statement In Fort Worth

Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden grabbed a big victory on Saturday night in Texas. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – With his victory at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday night, Joseph Newgarden officially served notice that the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series championship is his to win.

So bring it, Alexander Rossi.

The DXC […]

IndyCar’s Dixon Gets Royal Treatment Back Home
Tuesday, 4 Jun, 2019 – 18:09 | Comments Off on IndyCar’s Dixon Gets Royal Treatment Back Home
IndyCar’s Dixon Gets Royal Treatment Back Home

IndyCar driver Scott Dixon celebrated his win in Detroit with a fountain drink on Sunday. He also could celebrate a royal honor. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Already considered royalty in the INDYCAR paddock, Scott Dixon’s homeland has made it official.

Dixon recovered from a crash and last-place finish in Saturday’s weather-plagued Race […]

Pagenaud Goes Out Clubbing In Indianapolis
Tuesday, 28 May, 2019 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Goes Out Clubbing In Indianapolis
Pagenaud Goes Out Clubbing In Indianapolis

Indinapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud’s celebration continued Monday at The Speedway. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

INDIANAPOLIS – Simon Pagenaud awoke after two hours of sleep Monday morning as Team Penske’s latest Indianapolis 500 champion, and a guy in need of a new smartphone.

“I don’t have my phone anymore. It’s just blown-up,” […]

Pagenaud Went To Attack Mode To Conquer Indy
Monday, 27 May, 2019 – 8:33 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Went To Attack Mode To Conquer Indy
Pagenaud Went To Attack Mode To Conquer Indy

Frenchman Simon Pagenaud gave Roger Penske his 18th Indy 500 victory on Sunday. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

INDIANAPOLIS – Simon Pagenaud spent the last 16-days at Indianapolis Motor Speedway reminding the racing universe how and why he drives for Team Penske.

“I was never going to give up, I’ll tell you,” Pagenaud […]

Truex Survives Wallburger To Win The 600
Monday, 27 May, 2019 – 8:23 | Comments Off on Truex Survives Wallburger To Win The 600
Truex Survives Wallburger To Win The 600

Martin Truex Jr. won NASCAR’s marathon event on Sunday. (Photo courtesy of NASCAR)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – Martin Truex Jr.’s chances for his second Coca-Cola 600 victory at Charlotte Motor Speedway appeared to disintegrate on lap 74 when he blew a tire and hit the wall while leading Sunday night’s race, but […]