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.
Sarah Fisher may have hung up her fire suit in professional Verizon IndyCar Series competition, but the standout racer has moved into the team ownership phase of her career.
This 1984 March Indy Cosworth 84C is in the Volo Auto Museum (www.volocars.com in Volo, Ill. It is one of the cars raced by Michael Andretti in his 1984 rookie year.
It’s always a challenge to get past a competitor on the racetrack. The layman might think overtaking is a matter of guts, but it’s often a matter of baiting, like a chess game.