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Rookie Rosenqvist Meets His First Wall At Indy
Thursday, 16 May, 2019 – 8:37 | Comments Off on Rookie Rosenqvist Meets His First Wall At Indy
Rookie Rosenqvist Meets His First Wall At Indy

Felix Rosenqvist ran into trouble during practice at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Wednesday. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Rookie Felix Rosenqvist joined Fernando Alonso in the wall and on the DNF list after Wednesday’s second of four days of practice for the 103rd edition of the Indianapolis 500.

With just less than an […]

Alonso’s Indy 500 2019 Bid Runs Into A Wall
Wednesday, 15 May, 2019 – 16:11 | Comments Off on Alonso’s Indy 500 2019 Bid Runs Into A Wall
Alonso’s Indy 500 2019 Bid Runs Into A Wall

Fernando Alonso found the wall at Indy during Wednesday’s practice for this year’s 500. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Open-wheel history has proven there are two types of drivers at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway _ those that have hit the wall and those that will hit the wall.

Fernando Alonso finally joined the […]

May Has Gotten Off To A Penske Kind Of Start
Tuesday, 14 May, 2019 – 8:01 | Comments Off on May Has Gotten Off To A Penske Kind Of Start
May Has Gotten Off To A Penske Kind Of Start

Simon Pagenaud hopes to follow his champagne shower with a milk bath at Indy this month. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

A week of practice for the 103rd Indianapolis 500 is scheduled to begin Tuesday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where one driver is poised to sweep the Month of May.

Naturally, he’s employed […]

May Begins With Safety, Qualifying In Spotlight
Thursday, 2 May, 2019 – 8:38 | Comments Off on May Begins With Safety, Qualifying In Spotlight
May Begins With Safety, Qualifying In Spotlight

Alexander Rossi took to the infield road course at Indy in a car fitted with INDYCAR’s new Advanced Frontal Protection safety device. The AFP is the small fin located just forward of the cockpit. (Photos courtesy of INDYCAR)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

INDYCAR’s latest safety-related innovation will be front-and-center during the Month of May at […]

Ericsson Has Had His Eyes On Indy A Long Time
Tuesday, 23 Apr, 2019 – 14:55 | Comments Off on Ericsson Has Had His Eyes On Indy A Long Time
Ericsson Has Had His Eyes On Indy A Long Time

Marcus Ericsson hopes to join Kenny Brack as Swedish winners of the Indianapolis 500. (RacinToday photo by Martha Fairris)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas _ Culture shock figures to reach its zenith for Marcus Ericsson on May 26, when the former Formula One regular from Sweden will take the command to start his […]

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 […]