David Malsher Lopez

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Brown: Herta case shows F1 superlicence system needs review

McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown thinks the FIA's superlicence rules need to be reviewed following IndyCar ace Colton Herta's struggles to pass the threshold needed to race in Formula 1.

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.

Friday favourite: How Champ Car's final hurrah captured one IndyCar star's heart

With the Lolas put out to pasture, 2007 marked a new generation in Champ Car, featuring the handsome Panoz DP01. Will Power loved the "awesome car", as he took two wins and five pole positions in the series' last season before merging with the Indy Racing League

IndyCar team-by-team mid-season review 2022

With eight races down and nine to go, it’s time to reflect on who has been excelling and who’s been sub-par in the first half of the 2022 IndyCar season

BMW: Double GTD Pro podium was possible in IMSA Sebring 12 Hours

BMW believes both its Rahal Letterman Lanigan-run M4 GT3 cars had the pace to finish on the GTD Pro podium in the Sebring 12 Hours, before cruel luck intervened.

Will Stevens joins Wayne Taylor Racing for IMSA enduros

Ex-Formula 1 driver Will Stevens will team with Ricky Taylor and Filipe Albuquerque for the four IMSA SportsCar Championship endurance races in 2022 aboard Wayne Taylor Racing's Acura ARX-05.

Palou's title not a certainty as "11th in IndyCar not easy nowadays"

Alex Palou insists his maiden IndyCar title is not a certainty despite only needing an 11th-place at Long Beach, as he believes a top-12 result "is not that easy nowadays".

Honda: Tough F1 return critical for building title fight form

Honda says the "tough" experience it first endured on its Formula 1 return in 2015 was critical for delivering the breakthrough needed to make it a title contender now.

Why IndyCar's generational shift isn't as stark as it appears

OPINION: The rise of two drivers racing only their second full-season IndyCar campaigns to head the points with four races to go has led to some observers doubting the credentials of the old guard. But they haven't faded away, there's merely a deeper talent pool that is helping to make this season one of the best in recent years

Shank: Pagenaud IndyCar deal not signed but he remains on MSR’s shortlist

Michael Shank says 2016 IndyCar champion Simon Pagenaud is a “top five” candidate to race for Meyer Shank Racing in 2022 but says a deal is not yet completed.

Grosjean to make debut on oval at IndyCar Gateway event

Ex-Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean is set make his debut on an oval layout when IndyCar visits Gateway next month.

Ferrucci gets Detroit IndyCar outing with RLL

Rahal Letterman Lanigan will run a third entry for Santino Ferrucci in IndyCar’s double-header at the Detroit Grand Prix this weekend.