IndyCar News

Ferrucci returns to IndyCar full-time with AJ Foyt for 2023
Brown on AMSP progress, fourth entry
Arrow McLaren SP names new racing director in IndyCar management shuffle
IndyCar racer Daly to make NASCAR Cup debut at Charlotte Roval
Foyt signs Indy Lights race winner Pedersen for 2023

Santino Ferrucci will return to full-time IndyCar competition in 2023, as he joins AJ Foyt Racing to drive the #14 car.

Both McLaren CEO Zak Brown and Arrow McLaren SP’s newly promoted racing director Gavin Ward believe the team made progress relative to rivals in 2022 despite a slip in the standings, and are open-minded regarding a fourth car.

Gavin Ward will become Arrow McLaren SP’s racing director next year and Brian Barnhart will take on the role of general manager, following the departure of team president Taylor Kiel.

IndyCar Series driver Conor Daly, who has made a handful of starts in NASCAR, will make his Cup Series debut next weekend at the Charlotte Roval.

Benjamin Pedersen will graduate to IndyCar next season after signing a multi-year deal with AJ Foyt Racing.

Ferrucci returns to IndyCar full-time with AJ Foyt for 2023

Santino Ferrucci will return to full-time IndyCar competition in 2023, as he joins AJ Foyt Racing to drive the #14 car.

Brown, Ward positive on McLaren progress, and fourth IndyCar

Both McLaren CEO Zak Brown and Arrow McLaren SP’s newly promoted racing director Gavin Ward believe the team made progress relative to rivals in 2022 despite a slip in the standings, and are open-minded regarding a fourth car.

Arrow McLaren SP names new racing director in IndyCar management shuffle

Gavin Ward will become Arrow McLaren SP’s racing director next year and Brian Barnhart will take on the role of general manager, following the departure of team president Taylor Kiel.

IndyCar racer Daly to make NASCAR Cup debut at Charlotte Roval

IndyCar Series driver Conor Daly, who has made a handful of starts in NASCAR, will make his Cup Series debut next weekend at the Charlotte Roval.

Foyt signs Indy Lights race winner Pedersen for 2023

Benjamin Pedersen will graduate to IndyCar next season after signing a multi-year deal with AJ Foyt Racing.

NASCAR legend Jimmie Johnson retires from full-time racing

Seven-time NASCAR champion and IndyCar sophomore Jimmie Johnson has announced he is to step down from full-time racing in 2023.

McLaren IndyCar management changes ongoing as team targets Kyle Busch for Indy 500

Arrow McLaren SP is expected to reveal its IndyCar management structure within the next seven days, and is also targeting Kyle Busch for a fourth car entry for the Indianapolis 500.

Kiel's McLaren exit sparks IndyCar team management changes

Taylor Kiel has resigned as president of Arrow McLaren SP, triggering rumours over his ultimate destination as well as the identity of his replacement.

Power still capable of surprising IndyCar engineer Faustino after 15 years

Will Power's long-serving IndyCar race engineer Dave Faustino says the 2022 champion is still capable of surprising him after 15 years of working together.

What could have been: How a future tin-top ace was thwarted in IndyCar

Three starts in as many years meant Fredrik Ekblom never got a fair crack of the whip in US open-wheel racing before becoming one of Sweden’s greatest touring car drivers of the modern era. He explains how frequent frustrations eventually convinced him to head back to Europe, leaving Kenny Brack to take on the mantra of Indy racing's foremost Swedish prospect

Herta doesn't want to be "an exception" over F1 superlicence

Colton Herta says he didn’t want to get into Formula 1 by force majeure but by FIA offering greater points reward for IndyCar success.

Rossi: Herta paying price for F1's past "greed"

Alexander Rossi has hit out at the FIA's superlicence system for preventing Colton Herta from racing in Formula 1, saying "he should get that opportunity if it's offered to him".

The new skills Power acquired to end his long IndyCar title wait

By retaining his old qualities that made him a champion first time around in 2014 and adding new ones, Will Power finally claimed his second IndyCar title last weekend. Here's how the Team Penske ace found another level to an already impressive repertoire in 2022

Palou stays with Ganassi in IndyCar for 2023, Rosenqvist remains at McLaren

Alex Palou has announced he is staying with his current Chip Ganassi Racing IndyCar team for 2023, with Felix Rosenqvist remaining at Arrow McLaren SP.

Palou "on rails" at Laguna Seca, Ganassi-McLaren IndyCar dispute "moving in right direction" Laguna Seca
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Palou "on rails" at Laguna Seca, Ganassi-McLaren IndyCar dispute "moving in right direction"

Alex Palou says his Chip Ganassi Racing IndyCar machinery was "on rails" at Laguna Seca after winning by over 30 seconds, and was non-committal where he would race in 2023.

Tapping into nerves helped Power clinch second IndyCar title Laguna Seca
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Tapping into nerves helped Power clinch second IndyCar title

Will Power was left “mentally drained” after securing his second IndyCar title with third place at the Laguna Seca finale, but that pre-event nerves helped him perform.

IndyCar Laguna Seca: Palou wins race, Power is champion

Chip Ganassi Racing’s Alex Palou scored a brilliant win from 11th on the grid at the Laguna Seca finale, while Will Power took third to land his second IndyCar championship.

Newgarden: IndyCar title hopes "not over yet" despite qualifying calamity

Two-time IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden says 2022 title prospects are “not over yet” despite a qualifying spin that has consigned him to the back row of today's Laguna Seca finale.

Herta's F1 dream not over despite likely superlicence rejection

Colton Herta will not give up on his Formula 1 dream even if the FIA rejects his superlicence application, says his IndyCar race-winning father.

IndyCar Laguna Seca: Power takes record 68th pole as title rivals falter

Will Power scored a record-breaking 68th IndyCar pole for the 2022 finale at Laguna Seca, while main title rivals Scott Dixon and Josef Newgarden both dropped out early in qualifying.

How Ericsson achieved Indy immortality as Ganassi's main man stumbled Plus

How Ericsson achieved Indy immortality as Ganassi's main man stumbled

Chip Ganassi Racing team was strong again in the Indianapolis 500, with poleman Scott Dixon and reigning champion Alex Palou leading almost three quarters of the race between them. But when dominator Dixon was penalised for pitlane speeding, ex-Formula 1 driver Marcus Ericsson stepped up to score the biggest win of his career and seize the IndyCar points lead

IndyCar
May 30, 2022
Ranking the top 10 IndyCar drivers of 2021 Plus

Ranking the top 10 IndyCar drivers of 2021

In an enthralling 2021 IndyCar campaign, the series bounced back from its COVID-19 truncated year prior and Alex Palou defeated both the established order and his fellow young guns to clinch a maiden title. It capped a remarkable season with plenty of standout performers

IndyCar
Nov 21, 2021
How F1's other IndyCar exile finally unlocked his potential Plus

How F1's other IndyCar exile finally unlocked his potential

Romain Grosjean's swashbuckling rookie year in IndyCar captured the imagination of many in 2021. But another ex-Formula 1 driver whose potential was masked by five years of toil in, at best, middling machinery also enjoyed a breakout year in 2021 - winning twice and finishing sixth in points. Here's how Marcus Ericsson finally delivered on his promise

IndyCar
Nov 16, 2021
How Ganassi's relentless new champion outfoxed IndyCar's best Plus

How Ganassi's relentless new champion outfoxed IndyCar's best

IndyCar sophomore Alex Palou stunned by overcoming team-mate Scott Dixon and the rest of a white-hot field in 2021. He was consistently fast and crucially showed a level head, rebounding well from setbacks to put himself in a near unassailable position entering the final round

IndyCar
Nov 4, 2021
Have Harvey and RLL formed IndyCar’s next winning match-up? Plus

Have Harvey and RLL formed IndyCar’s next winning match-up?

Despite appearing to have an IndyCar job for life with Meyer Shank Racing, Jack Harvey’s departure and move to Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing sparked plenty of debate. However, Harvey's and RLL's combined strengths could prove to be a winning combination - if they get the balance right

IndyCar
Oct 17, 2021
Remembering Dan Wheldon and his last and most amazing IndyCar win Plus

Remembering Dan Wheldon and his last and most amazing IndyCar win

Saturday 16 October marks the 10th anniversary of Dan Wheldon’s death. David Malsher-Lopez pays tribute, then asks Wheldon’s race engineer from 2011, Todd Malloy, to recall that magical second victory at the Indianapolis 500

IndyCar
Oct 16, 2021
Why Kyle Kirkwood is America's new IndyCar ace-in-waiting Plus

Why Kyle Kirkwood is America's new IndyCar ace-in-waiting

Kyle Kirkwood, the record-setting junior formula driver, sealed the Indy Lights championship last weekend. But despite an absurdly strong junior career and scholarship money, his next move is far from clear

IndyCar
Oct 6, 2021
Why IndyCar title glory is just the start for Ganassi's new star Plus

Why IndyCar title glory is just the start for Ganassi's new star

Newly-crowned IndyCar champion Alex Palou has been lauded as a complete driver and veteran-like in only his second season. The 24-year-old is still in the early days of his career, but the parallels are there for all to see with his six-time champion Chip Ganassi Racing team-mate who has been CGR's team leader since 2014

IndyCar
Sep 28, 2021