Indianapolis 500

August 09, 2019 - 8:40 am
McLaren will return to full-time IndyCar competition next season for the first time since 1979 in a partnership with existing team Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports. The new venture will be renamed Arrow McLaren Racing SP and rely on Arrow SPM's current infrastructure. McLaren will be responsible...
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August 06, 2019 - 10:37 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. has pleaded guilty to operating a vehicle while intoxicated, but will spend no time in jail. Court records show Unser received a 363-day suspended sentence, and 363 days of probation. He is required to complete 480 hours of community...
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August 05, 2019 - 4:43 pm
PARIS (AP) — Simon Pagenuad became the first Indianapolis 500 winner to unveil his likeness on the iconic trophy outside the United States. Pagenaud celebrated his Indianapolis victory Monday by displaying the BorgWarner Trophy at a ceremony along the Champs Elysees. Pagenaud is the first Frenchman...
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FILE - In this May 20, 2018, file photo, Sage Karam prepares for qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. At just 20, Karam had already landed his dream gig; a seat in the powerhouse Chip Ganassi Racing’s IndyCar program. Four years later, Karam is hoping to prove that he deserves another shot at a full-time seat in the series. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
July 18, 2019 - 7:07 pm
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — At just 20, Sage Karam had already landed his dream gig with a seat in Chip Ganassi Racing's powerhouse IndyCar program. Four years later, Karam is hoping to prove that he deserves another shot at a full-time seat in the series. Karam and fellow American Conor Daly will fill in...
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FILE - In this June 10, 2017, file photo, team owner Roger Penske, left, talks with driver Helio Castroneves, of Brazil, on pit road before an IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. Helio Castroneves is optimistic team owner Roger Penske will give him another chance to win the Indianapolis 500 for the fourth time next year. Castroneves said it will depend largely on finding a sponsor, a search he believes will be helped greatly by the fact that another Penske driver, Simon Pagenaud, won Indy in May. (AP Photo/Randy Holt, File)
June 26, 2019 - 5:36 pm
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Helio Castroneves is optimistic team owner Roger Penske will give him another chance to win the Indianapolis 500 for the fourth time next year. Castroneves no longer races full-time in IndyCar after a nearly two-decade career with Penske that included Indy 500 wins in 2001...
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Driver Simon Pagenaud, center, speaks in front of team owner Roger Penske, left, and President Donald Trump on the South Lawn at the White House, Monday, June 10, 2019, in Washington during an event to honor Team Penske for the 2019 Indianapolis 500 win. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
June 12, 2019 - 3:48 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Simon Pagenaud has been living in the United States long enough to know that in a time of revved-up partisanship, an invitation to the White House might come with some speed bumps. Decline an invite, as some American athletes have, and you might risk being seen as a grandstander...
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Josef Newgarden (2) leads Alexander Rossi (27) during the IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway, Saturday, June 8, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas. Newgarden won the race. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
June 09, 2019 - 4:48 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Alexander Rossi will start the second half of the IndyCar season chasing points leader Josef Newgarden, possibly much the same way he did in falling short in the final laps of Newgarden's first victory in Texas . The Andretti Autosport driver has plenty of time to try to...
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Will Power, of Australia, left, talks with Colton Herta during the drivers meeting for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
June 07, 2019 - 10:28 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — That little IndyCar team with a teenage driver has landed a big boost for the second half of the season. Harding Steinbrenner Racing has secured a multimillion deal for Green Energy Sustainable Solutions, Inc. (GESS) and Capstone Turbine Corp. to provide primary sponsorship...
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Simon Pagenaud, of France, winner of the 2019 Indianapolis 500 auto race, poses during the traditional winners photo session at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Monday, May 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
June 06, 2019 - 10:31 pm
Simon Pagenaud still has more than 2,000 messages left from his Indianapolis 500 victory, and he plans to respond to every one of them. Maybe next week, when the IndyCar Series takes a break. "I'm going to catch up on all of my messages," Pagenaud said Thursday. "I need to respond. ... So that will...
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Josef Newgarden takes the 10th turn during the first race of the IndyCar Detroit Grand Prix auto racing doubleheader, Saturday, June 1, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 01, 2019 - 6:28 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the Detroit Grand Prix (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Josef Newgarden has won the first of two Detroit Grand Prix races, outlasting the competition Saturday on a rain-slicked road course. The Team Penske driver finished nearly a second in front of Alexander Rossi, who...
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