Category: Indycar/CART

Alonso completes first IndyCar road course test

Fernando Alonso completed a “good day” behind the wheel of a current-spec IndyCar at the Barber Motorsports Park on Wednesday. The double F1 World Champion is contemplating a move to IndyCar for 2019 as he chases motor racing’s Triple Crown. Alonso tested the #29 Andretti Autosport in his first-ever outing on a road course and…



SENNA: The Test

Back in 1992, Ayrton Senna tested Team Penske’s race-winning 1992 IndyCar, the Penske PC-21 004 at Firebird Raceway in Arizona with his friend Emerson Fittipaldi. This short documentary by motorsport reporter Marshall Pruett and director Travis Long was put together to tell the story of the event for its 25th anniversary late last year. “He leaned…



Spectacular IndyCar Accident at Pocono

IndyCar driver Robert Wickens has been admitted to hospital following a dramatic crash at the start of Sunday’s race at the Pocono Raceway. The Pocono Raceway — known as “The Tricky Triangle”, in Long Pond, Pennsylvania — is the same circuit where Justin Wilson — the last driver to be killed in an IndyCar race…



Alonso Given Deadline Decision for 2019

Fernando Alonso’s 2019 plans remain unclear, but Michael Andretti has stated that the McLaren driver must soon commit to the full IndyCar season if he decides to leave F1 Andretti Autosport team boss Michael Andretti is pushing Fernando Alonso to make a decision on his racing future and has revealed that whatever decision is made,…



Lunch With… Paul Tracy

This ever-determined, hard-charging Indycar driver didn’t always mind his Ps and Qs but invariably gave his all in the cockpit. These days your average professional racing driver tends to be slight and slender. He is unfailingly polite to team personnel, to sponsors and to rivals, and speaks to the media in unexceptional sound-bites while a…



Remembering Greg Moore

April 22, 1975 – Oct. 31, 1999 5 CART Wins – 12 CART Podiums – 1995 Indy Lights Champion Greg Moore was as much a champion off the track as he was on the track. No matter the circumstances he was someone who was humble, jovial, and always had a smile on his face, but…



Laguna Seca returns to IndyCar calendar

Laguna Seca will return to the IndyCar calendar in 2019, replacing Sonoma as the season finale for the next three seasons at least. The three-year agreement was approved on Tuesday by the Monterey County Board of Supervisors, which oversees operation of the facility, and confirms next year’s race will be held on September 22. The…



Newgarden Wins in Toronto

Josef Newgarden pitted at exactly the right time to benefit from a full-course caution, vaulting him ahead of leading teammates Helio Castroneves and Simon Pagenaud, while Will Power and Scott Dixon clashed on the opening lap. A Penske-Chevrolet took the lead at the start but it wasn’t polesitter Simon Pagenaud but Helio Castroneves who went…



Hinchcliffe on-board at Watkins Glen

IndyCar this week completed a tyre test at Watkins Glen ahead of its return to the celebrated circuit from September 2-4. The on-board from James Hinchcliffe’s Schmidt-Peterson Honda takes viewers on a full lap of the track which last hosted the IndyCar Series in 2010 with the race won by Will Power. Watkins Glen was…



Josef Newgarden Taken to Hospital After Texas Crash

Josef Newgarden was taken to hospital with shoulder and wrist injuries after a serious crash with Conor Daly in the Texas Motor Speedway IndyCar race. The massive accident occurred on lap 42 of the rain-delayed event, beginning when the yet-to-pit Daly’s Dale Coyne Racing Dallara-Honda got sideways coming out of Turn 4 and shot up…