McLaren headed back to Indy 500 and eventually IndyCar

Sports 04/23/19, 14:54

McLaren made the Indianapolis 500 its personal playground in the 1970s with three victories in 10 appearances. Then the manufacturer was done, back to England with a focus on Formula One and no time for "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing."Fernando ...

Earnhardt joins NBC Sports coverage of Indianapolis 500

Sports 04/03/19, 14:21

NBC Sports will use retired NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. in its inaugural broadcast of the Indianapolis 500 next month.The second-year analyst will be part of a team that features 14 commentators and host Mike Tirico and analyst Danica Patrick.Earnhardt ...

APNewsBreak: Danica Patrick to join NBC’s Indy 500 team

Sports 03/20/19, 06:09

Danica Patrick will join NBC Sports' inaugural coverage of the Indianapolis 500 as an analyst alongside host Mike Tirico.Patrick retired from racing after last year's Indianapolis 500. Her eighth appearance in "The Great American Race" prepped her for a return ...

Guthrie dropped from nominees for contributions to NASCAR

Sports 03/14/19, 12:20

Janet Guthrie, the first woman to qualify and compete in both the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500, was dropped from the latest list of nominees for NASCAR's Landmark Award that honors contribution to the sport.Guthrie and Barney Hall, longtime ...

Tirico chosen to host NBC’s inaugural Indy 500 coverage

Sports 02/15/19, 12:28

NBC Sports announced Friday that Mike Tirico will anchor the network's inaugural Indianapolis 500 coverage on May 26, giving him his first glimpse at the largest single-day crowd to attend a sporting event anywhere in the world."I am thrilled to ...

Conor Daly part of all-American Andretti lineup for Indy 500

Sports 01/30/19, 09:56

Andretti Autosport will field a five-car all-American lineup for the Indianapolis 500.Conor Daly snagged the fifth seat, with the Air Force as his sponsor.Team owner Michael Andretti consistently puts together competitive Indy 500 lineups and this year his roster is ...

Only on : Tony Stewart reconsidering return to Indy 500

Sports 10/25/18, 14:53

Tony Stewart is reconsidering a return to the Indianapolis 500 in part because of injuries Robert Wickens suffered in an IndyCar crash.Stewart has been consistent in his desire to run at least one IndyCar race on an oval, preferably at ...

2-time F1 champ Alonso hints Indy 500 return possible

Texas 10/18/18, 17:40

Fernando Alonso hinted that he could return to race the Indianapolis 500 again in 2019 after he retires from Formula One.The McLaren driver raced at Indianapolis in 2017. He led 27 laps and was in contention to win until his ...

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