Alexander Rossi
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Alexander Rossi

1991-09-25 (age 29)


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Rossi confident for almost all circuits ahead of 2021 IndyCar campaign

Alexander Rossi believes he and Andretti Autosport can approach all but one race with confidence in the 2021 IndyCar Series, after making big improvements over the winter.

Rossi: Aero tweaks, not power boost, will improve Indy 500 action

Alexander Rossi says that IndyCar’s new aerodynamic configuration for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will improve racing for the Indy 500, and believes a power boost from KERS energy isn’t necessary.

Rossi tops second day of Sebring IndyCar test and shakes down WTR Acura

Alexander Rossi finished on top after a second day of IndyCar testing on Sebring's short course, while he also got behind the wheel of a prototype Acura machine

Rossi: Vettel/Ferrari F1 relationship souring a "great shame"

MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi says the relationship between Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari in Formula 1 breaking down is "a great shame", as the German heads for Aston Martin in 2021

Rossi "had a car to win" Indy 500 prior to pit penalty and crash

Alexander Rossi says he "had a car to win" the Indianapolis 500 before a penalty for pit lane contact with Takuma Sato and a Turn 2 crash put him out

Rossi: Condensed 2020 IndyCar schedules are causing team errors

Andretti Autosport's Alexander Rossi says that reduced on-track time is causing the apparent proliferation of errors among all IndyCar teams in the paddock, pitlane and on the race tracks

Can Rossi head IndyCar's new era in 2020? Plus

Can Rossi head IndyCar's new era in 2020?

The 2020 IndyCar season begins with a new adornment to every car, as aeroscreen is here to protect the drivers' heads. Meanwhile, the championship's nearly-man is seeking retribution to give Andretti Autosport a title

Ask Gary: Is there value in crossovers like Hamilton/Rossi? Plus

Ask Gary: Is there value in crossovers like Hamilton/Rossi?

Is there any value for a Formula 1 team in organising a crossover such as Valentino Rossi and Lewis Hamilton's? Can Ferrari gain from an early car launch? Gary Anderson answers these questions and more

MotoGP legend Rossi: Mercedes F1 drive a spectacular opportunity

Seven-time MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi says his run out in Lewis Hamilton's 2017 Formula 1 title-winning Mercedes in Valencia was a "spectacular opportunity"

Hamilton, Rossi complete long-awaited F1/MotoGP ride-swap

Six-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton and MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi have completed their ride swap at Valencia

Hamilton/Rossi F1 and MotoGP ride swap locked in for December

Lewis Hamilton and Valentino Rossi will swap their Mercedes Formula 1 car and Yamaha MotoGP bike machinery on December 9 at Valencia, Autosport has learned

How Penske denied faster Rossi the IndyCar title Plus

How Penske denied faster Rossi the IndyCar title

Alexander Rossi was the standout performer of a ferociously competitive 2019 IndyCar season, but he wasn't the champion. Josef Newgarden was, thanks to a Scott Dixon style approach and the canny help of his Penske team

Rossi: "The right guy won" IndyCar title after Newgarden victory

Alexander Rossi believes he "minimised" his mistakes in the IndyCar title fight in 2019 but "probably the right guy won" in Penske's Josef Newgarden

IndyCar Laguna Seca: Herta takes pole as Dixon, Rossi edge Newgarden

Colton Herta claimed the third pole of his rookie IndyCar campaign by beating championship contenders Scott Dixon and Alexander Rossi in qualifying at the 2019 season finale at Laguna Seca

Rossi fears Laguna Seca qualifying will decide IndyCar title

Alexander Rossi says qualifying for this weekend's IndyCar double-points season finale will be "critical" as overtaking at the series' return to Laguna Seca is expected to be tough

Norris to use Rossi-inspired helmet at F1's 2019 Italian GP

McLaren driver Lando Norris will race with Valentino Rossi-inspired helmet and boots at Formula 1's Italian Grand Prix this weekend

Newgarden takes pole for IndyCar Gateway, title rival Rossi 11th

Josef Newgarden took his eighth career pole for the IndyCar round at Gateway, while title rival Alexander Rossi will start the race from 11th on the grid

Will Power leaves it late to defeat Rossi for Mid-Ohio IndyCar pole

Penske's Will Power stormed to pole position at Mid-Ohio with a late flying lap that proved nearly four tenths quicker than Andretti Autosport IndyCar rival Alexander Rossi's best effort

Rossi ends IndyCar move speculation with new Andretti deal

Alexander Rossi has signed a new "multi-year" deal with Andretti Autosport, after months of speculation that he could move to another IndyCar team such as Penske

Penske in crunch test to close gap after Rossi Road America defeat

IndyCar Series championship leader Josef Newgarden says Penske made important gains in testing this week in its bid to close the gap to Andretti Autosport on road courses

Andretti's Road America winner Rossi coy on Penske IndyCar rumours

Ex-Formula 1 driver Alexander Rossi says his IndyCar future is "in God's hands" amid speculation he could move from the Honda-backed Andretti Autosports squad to Chevrolet-powered Penske for 2020

Penske IndyCar duo baffled by Rossi's dominant Road America win

Penske's Will Power and Josef Newgarden are at a loss to explain how Alexander Rossi was able to take such a dominant IndyCar win for Andretti Autosport at Road America

Road America IndyCar: Rossi leads every lap to take dominant win

Alexander Rossi dominated IndyCar's Road America race to take his second win of the season, ending a run of three second places from the last four races

Herta beats Rossi to claim maiden IndyCar pole at Road America

Colton Herta claimed his first IndyCar pole position at Road America, beating Alexander Rossi to the top spot as the pair traded places at the top of the timesheets

Road America IndyCar: Rossi beats Penskes to top spot in practice

Alexander Rossi produced a strong lap on soft tyres to beat Penske drivers Will Power and Josef Newgarden to top spot in practice for IndyCar's Road America race

Texas IndyCar: Josef Newgarden fends off Alexander Rossi for win

Josef Newgarden jumped to the front with an inspired Penske strategy call and then fended off Alexander Rossi to win the Texas Motor Speedway IndyCar race

Newgarden and Rossi dominate IndyCar Detroit qualifying again

Penske's Josef Newgarden and Andretti Autosport's Alexander Rossi continued to dominate IndyCar's Detroit Grand Prix weekend by again locking out the front row, with the former sealing pole position

Detroit IndyCar: Newgarden denies Rossi in shortened race one

Josef Newgarden narrowly beat Alexander Rossi to victory during a caution-filled wet/dry first IndyCar race of the weekend in Detroit

IndyCar Detroit: Alexander Rossi scores pole for opening race

Andretti Autosport's Alexander Rossi claimed pole position for the first race of IndyCar's double-header around the streets of Belle Isle in Detroit

Detroit IndyCar: Rossi leads practice, Pagenaud causes red flag

Alexander Rossi topped Friday IndyCar practice in Detroit, but Indianapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud halted the afternoon session by smacking a wall

Rossi believes straightline deficit main reason for Indy 500 defeat

Alexander Rossi felt the main reason for his Indianapolis 500 defeat was a Honda straightline-speed deficit, and he was also fuming over pitstop delays and backmarker Oriol Servia's driving

Penske's Pagenaud beats Rossi to claim first Indianapolis 500 win

Penske's Simon Pagenaud won a ferocious late fight with Alexander Rossi to claim his first victory in the Indianapolis 500

Long Beach IndyCar: Alexander Rossi dominant for Andretti Autosport

Alexander Rossi put on a masterclass to win IndyCar's Long Beach Grand Prix for the second consecutive year and claim Andretti Autosport's 200th win across all categories

Long Beach IndyCar: Alexander Rossi repeats 2018 pole for Andretti

Alexander Rossi took pole position for IndyCar's Long Beach Grand Prix for the second consecutive season, usurping Scott Dixon from the top of the timesheets late on

IndyCar spring training test: Alexander Rossi ends Colton Herta's run

Andretti Autosport driver Alexander Rossi finally loosened the stranglehold that Colton Herta's Harding Steinbrenner Dallara-Honda had over IndyCar's 'Spring Training' test at Austin in the final session

Daytona 24 Hours: Rossi leads at halfway point in #7 Penske Acura

The #7 Penske Acura held a narrow lead with Alexander Rossi at the wheel as the Daytona 24 Hours reached the halfway point

Alexander Rossi used a Michael Phelps method to help IndyCar form

Alexander Rossi used a mental technique pioneered by Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps to ensure his performances did not drop off during his 2018 IndyCar title-contending season

Toro Rosso rookie Albon 'halves' Rossi's #46 for 2019 F1 number

Toro Rosso driver Alexander Albon has picked #23 as his full-time Formula 1 race number, joking that he is taking "half" of MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi's famous #46

Lando Norris didn't want to be Valentino Rossi 'copycat' with #46

Lando Norris says he steered clear of choosing hero Valentino Rossi's #46 to use on his McLaren in Formula 1 because he did not want to be a "copycat"

Penske brings Alexander Rossi into its IMSA Acura line-up for 2019

IndyCar runner-up Alexander Rossi will replace Graham Rahal in Penske's Acura line-up for the 2019 IMSA SportsCar Championship's endurance rounds

Rossi, Kanaan involved in first IndyCar test at Austin US GP venue

Alexander Rossi and Tony Kanaan were among three drivers to take part in IndyCar's first test at the Austin circuit that will join the series' schedule from 2019

Alexander Rossi: Andretti will make bigger step in 2019 IndyCar

Andretti Autosport will take an even bigger step forward for the 2019 IndyCar season, predicts championship runner-up Alexander Rossi

IndyCar champion Dixon feared title rival Rossi would win from last

IndyCar champion Scott Dixon says he was anxious throughout the Sonoma decider that rival Alexander Rossi would find a way to win from last

Rossi had '1% shot' at IndyCar title after Sonoma team-mate clash

Defeated IndyCar title contender Alexander Rossi says he knew he was down to a "1% shot" at beating Scott Dixon to the championship after his collision with team-mate Marco Andretti

Sonoma IndyCar: Scott Dixon gets fifth title, Rossi fightback fails

Scott Dixon sealed a fifth IndyCar title at Sonoma after Alexander Rossi's early error proved insurmountable for the Andretti driver, whose team-mate Ryan Hunter-Reay was victorious in the season finale

Alexander Rossi: Aggressive tactics needed to win IndyCar title

Alexander Rossi says his "astronomical" fuel-saving three-stop strategy at Gateway was frustrating, but is the sort of aggressive tactic he will need to win the 2018 IndyCar title

Gateway IndyCar: Will Power wins, Alexander Rossi beats Scott Dixon

Penske's Will Power kept his slim 2018 IndyCar title hopes alive by winning as championship favourites Alexander Rossi and Scott Dixon duelled in a late strategic battle at Gateway

Ryan Hunter-Reay ready to help Alexander Rossi's IndyCar title bid

Ryan Hunter-Reay is just going for race wins now his IndyCar championship bid has faltered, but will also try to help Andretti Autosport team-mate Alexander Rossi claim the title

Pocono IndyCar: Rossi dominates race after delay for Wickens crash

Andretti Autosport's Alexander Rossi took a dominant win in the crash-delayed IndyCar race at Pocono, leading almost all of the 500-mile distance ahead of Penske's Will Power

Rossi explains unique race-winning IndyCar Mid-Ohio strategy

IndyCar title contender Alexander Rossi says he and Andretti team manager Rob Edwards decided his winning strategy at Mid-Ohio in the opening laps of the race

Mid-Ohio IndyCar: Andretti Autosport's Alexander Rossi wins

Alexander Rossi executed a perfect two-stop race to take his second IndyCar victory of the season at Mid-Ohio, with the Andretti Autosport driver being the sole exponent of the strategy

IndyCar Mid-Ohio: Rossi tops disrupted qualifying for Andretti

Andretti Autosport driver Alexander Rossi claimed his third IndyCar pole position of the season in a disrupted session at Mid-Ohio

Simon Pagenaud got 'grey hair' from Texas Alexander Rossi battle

Simon Pagenaud says that his late battle with Andretti's Alexander Rossi over second place in the Texas IndyCar race gave him "grey hair"

Alexander Rossi 'kicking himself' over 'big' Detroit IndyCar error

Alexander Rossi is "kicking himself" over the mistake that cost him the lead of the second Detroit race, admitting he should have considered the bigger picture of IndyCar's title race

IndyCar Detroit: Points leader Rossi dominates wet qualifying

IndyCar points leader Alexander Rossi dominated a wet qualifying session in Detroit to seize the Andretti Autosport driver's second pole position of the 2018 season.

Video: How Alexander Rossi has become a 2018 IndyCar title contender

Alexander Rossi's Long Beach victory, the third of his IndyCar career, has firmly established him as the early 2018 title favourite

2018 IndyCar champion will have to beat 'standout' Rossi - Power

IndyCar's 2018 champion will have to beat Andretti's Alexander Rossi to win the title because he is now the field's "standout" driver, says Will Power

IndyCar Long Beach: Rossi dominates race, beats Power in late showdown

Alexander Rossi dominated from pole position at Long Beach to take his first IndyCar victory of the season and the championship lead

IndyCar Long Beach: Ex-Formula 1 driver Alexander Rossi takes pole

Andretti Autosport's Alexander Rossi continued his strong start to 2018, taking pole position for the third race of the IndyCar season at Long Beach by over three-tenths

Newgarden tips Rossi and Wickens as his 2018 IndyCar title rivals

Reigning IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden expects Andretti's Alexander Rossi and surprise standout Robert Wickens to feature in the 2018 title fight