Andretti Autosport suffered a significant issue en route to the Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg, the first of 17 races in this year’s NTT IndyCar Series season, scheduled this weekend on the city’s streets and runway at Albert Whitted general aviation airport.
The NTT IndyCar Series’ oval races the past two weeks have been extremely exciting, in times for the best reasons of competition as well as the not-so-right reasons of crashes.
There’s been a lot of discussion going around the NTT IndyCar Series garage area at Indianapolis Motor Speedway: do we guarantee series regulars a spot in the Indianapolis 500 or does one get in strictly by merit?
For this year’s 103rd Indy 500 Dennis Reinbold has, for a second consecutive year, enlisted the services of J.R. Hildebrand to complement his younger driver, Sage Karam.
Within the past week, the newly renamed NTT IndyCar Series held a couple of tests in preparation for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg season opener, scheduled for March 8-10.
McLaren Racing and Fernando Alonso have announced a return to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and 2019’s 103rd Indianapolis 500.
The IndyCar Series season ended in mid-September with Scott Dixon earning his fifth national championship.
Earlier in the week, the FIA announced a new spec series for women hoping to attain open-wheel chops, aiming toward Formula 1 or its ancillary series.
Verizon IndyCar Series entrant Andretti Autosport, who teamed with McLaren to run Fernando Alonso during the 2017 Indianapolis 500, have scheduled a road-course test for the driver at Barber Motorsports Park.
INDYCAR used Saturday to securing a place in the race using multiple attempts and allowed each driver but a single opportunity to stake positions in the field on Sunday.