Will Power to lead Team Penske’s push in IndyCar

Sports 03/10/19, 08:19

Will Power will lead the field to green in IndyCar's season-opening race as Team Penske looks to extend its recent run of motorsports success.Power and Josef Newgarden make an all-Penske front row for Sunday's race through the streets of downtown St. Petersburg. Penske driver Ryan Blaney starts from the pole ...

Will Power continues Penske domination with IndyCar pole

Sports 03/09/19, 17:05

Roger Penske's teams are off to such a strong start to the motorsports season that his IndyCar group arrived at the season-opening event under pressure to match the performance.No problem at all.Will Power and Josef Newgarden swept the front row in qualifying to put a pair of Penske's Chevrolets out ...

Wickens determined to get out of wheelchair and race again

Sports 03/08/19, 16:37

His psychologist has warned Robert Wickens to consider the worst possible scenarios as he recovers from a spinal cord injury.Wickens prefers to think only about the day when he is no longer in a wheelchair and able to race cars again."There's a mental aspect that I'm still having a hard ...

Sebastien Bourdais seeks 3-peat on streets of St. Pete

Europe 03/07/19, 13:32

Something about the city of St. Petersburg captured Sebastien Bourdais when he first moved to America to pursue his racing career. He made his debut racing through the streets in 2003, bought a house in the area while his wife attended college nearby and it seemed the right place to ...

IndyCar welcomes A.J. Foyt and Robert Wickens back to track

U.S. 03/06/19, 16:41

The first IndyCar race of the season will see both A.J. Foyt and paralyzed driver Robert Wickens back at the track. Wickens suffered a spinal cord injury in a crash last August and has been rehabilitating in Denver the last several months. The Canadian said he will be part of IndyCar's ...

IndyCar slowly and steadily returning to relevance

Sports 03/06/19, 16:12

IndyCar is ready to go racing again after six long months spent solidifying the business side of the series as it executes a five-year plan aimed at continued growth.Scott Dixon wrapped up his fifth IndyCar championship last September. The months since have seen IndyCar land new title sponsorship from Japanese ...

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 join our team as we cover one of America's iconic ...

‘Swedish invasion’ set for IndyCar in 2019

U.S. 02/12/19, 17:04

After their early years racing each other in karts, Marcus Ericsson and Felix Rosenqvist took very different paths chasing checkered flags around the globe before finally landing in the United States.Now they represent a "Swedish invasion" of IndyCar as two series rookies with vast experience and big expectations heading into ...

IndyCar drivers cheering Robert Wickens recovery

Sports 02/11/19, 16:59

IndyCar drivers are watching Robert Wickens' determined recovery from a horrific crash last season and cheering him on in hopes he will be able to return to racing.Wickens suffered a spinal cord injury in a crash last August at Pocono Raceway. He has been updating his recovery with videos on ...

IndyCar revving up tons of momentum for 2019 season

U.S. 02/11/19, 14:51

IndyCar heads into 2019 with everything going in the right direction.The series has a new long-term sponsor in Japanese communications giant NTT. Firestone has extended its tire supplier deal for five more years. A new broadcast deal with NBC is set to launch. The driver pool keeps building talent and ...

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 exclusively American drivers. Daly completes the lineup with former Indy ...

Arrow Electronics gets larger role with Schmidt IndyCar team

Sports 01/18/19, 11:14

Arrow Electronics has significantly increased its partnership with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports and will enter the 2019 season as the title partner of the IndyCar team.Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports unveiled its two-car driver lineup Friday at the Pepsi Center in Denver, not far from Arrow's Colorado headquarters. The team had three ...

IndyCar lands communications company NTT as title sponsor

Sports 01/15/19, 15:44

IndyCar announced a multi-year title sponsorship deal Tuesday with NTT, a global information technology and communications company based in Japan.The series will be called the NTT IndyCar Series. NTT Data, a subsidiary of parent company Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp., already sponsors a car for Chip Ganassi Racing and received ...

IndyCar expects to announce new series title sponsor ‘soon’

Sports 01/09/19, 16:30

The search for IndyCar's new title sponsor may be nearing an end — and just in time for NBC to provide more value with expanded television coverage of the series.Mark Miles, the president and CEO of IndyCar parent Hulman & Co., said Wednesday he hopes to make a formal announcement ...

NASCAR will consider all ideas for changes to sport

Sports 11/18/18, 13:13

NASCAR is open to wholesale changes for 2020 that could include everything from doubleheaders, midweek races, a tightened schedule, shorter races, and even a potential shared event schedule with IndyCar.Steve Phelps, named president of the sanctioning body last month, insisted NASCAR can weather its current decline and work out of ...

F1 driver Ericsson moving to IndyCar with Schmidt Peterson

Sports 10/30/18, 09:47

Sauber Formula One driver Marcus Ericsson will move to IndyCar in 2019 with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports. The team plans to keep a seat for injured driver Robert Wickens. The team announced Tuesday that Ericsson will pilot the No. 7 Honda. The Swedish driver is expanding his racing career into North America ...

IndyCar driver Wickens reveals crash left him a paraplegic

Sports 10/26/18, 11:34

IndyCar driver Robert Wickens is paralyzed from the waist down from injuries suffered in an August crash at Pocono Raceway.The 29-year-old Wickens has been updating his rehabilitation progress on social media and posted a video Thursday of his "first slide transfer as a paraplegic" that showed him moving from a ...

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 Pocono Raceway, to acclimate himself to the car before he ...

Column: Ganassi, Penske shine on strong day of motorsports

Sports 09/17/18, 16:49

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Roger Penske stood atop the timing stand at Sonoma Raceway, transfixed by the overtime laps of NASCAR's playoff opening race at Las Vegas. He had three drivers in contention for a critical victory, and when Brad Keselowski crossed the finish line for Team Penske's 500th organizational ...

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