IndyCar

Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, sits in his car during the Aeroscreen testing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
October 15, 2019 - 4:38 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — IndyCar turned laps at Richmond Raceway for the first time in a decade during a Tuesday tire test that gave the series' most recent two champions a look at both the Virginia track and new cockpit protection. Reigning series champion Josef Newgarden turned his first laps ever at...
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October 08, 2019 - 2:49 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chip Ganassi Racing will field a third IndyCar next season for Marcus Ericsson, a former Formula One driver who just completed his first year in the American open-wheel series. Ericsson spent his rookie year with Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports, but the team expressed...
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September 27, 2019 - 7:29 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden turned exhibition laps Friday at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the first appearance of an open-wheel car at the track since three spectators were killed 20 years ago. Newgarden, who won his second title in three years last weekend, drove the Indy...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2019, file photo, Graham Rahal talks with his father and car owner, Bobby Rahal, before testing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Rahal is grateful for most of the genes he inherited from his father. The one he gene he could have gone without? His large frame. Rahal is the largest driver in IndyCar and revealed this week he's undergoing body contouring treatments in his battle with the bulge. He's had one treatment of "Sculpsure” and is committed to the process described as non-invasive, light-based technology that targets fat cells. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
September 20, 2019 - 2:57 am
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Graham Rahal is grateful for most of the genes he inherited from his father, champion race car driver Bobby Rahal. The one gene he could have gone without? His large frame. Rahal is the largest driver in IndyCar and revealed this week he's undergoing body contouring...
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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2019, file photo, Josef Newgarden waves before an IndyCar auto race at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Ill. Newgarden can win his second IndyCar championship in three years in the season finale at historic Laguna Seca on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
September 19, 2019 - 4:32 pm
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Josef Newgarden, clad head-to-toe in solid black, was the last championship contender to arrive at an IndyCar event already underway. He climbed the stairs, saw challenger Alexander Rossi bogged down in interviews and spread his arms wide as he made his entrance. "Good...
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August 31, 2019 - 12:44 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Josef Newgarden has been the IndyCar points leader practically all season and has built enough of a cushion that his mindset has changed with only two anticlimactic races left. This is his title to lose. "We're in such a favorable position," Newgarden said ahead of Sunday's...
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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2019, file photo, Conor Daly waves before an IndyCar auto race in Madison, Ill. Daly will get a live tryout for a ride next season when he fills in for Marcus Ericcson at Portland International Raceway this week. Daly's late substitution has sparked interest in free agency with drivers jockeying for any open seats in 2020. Daly has been without a full-time IndyCar ride the last two years. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
August 30, 2019 - 3:44 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — Conor Daly landed one of the most coveted seats in IndyCar when Arrow Schmidt Peterson called for a substitute driver for Sunday's race at Portland International Raceway. The opportunity is essentially a live tryout for an expected open seat with the team next year, when...
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Takuma Sato celebrates after winning the IndyCar auto race at World Wide Technology Raceway on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in Madison, Ill. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
August 29, 2019 - 12:30 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Just a few days after Takuma Sato was widely criticized as the aggressor in a spectacular opening-lap crash, Bobby Rahal took his driver to lunch. Rahal happened to have business in Colorado, where Sato currently lives, and detoured to deliver a pep talk in the wake of a five-...
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August 23, 2019 - 7:41 pm
MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Josef Newgarden will have a chance to expand his points lead in the IndyCar series with a win Saturday night at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway. Newgarden was the series champion in 2017, but finished fifth last season and is on a mission to claim his second title in...
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August 20, 2019 - 6:45 pm
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing did an internal review of the opening-lap crash at Pocono Raceway and absolved driver Takuma Sato of causing the accident. The team said it took the rare step Tuesday of publicly defending Sato, who has been widely blamed for triggering a five-car accident that...
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