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Rossi ends 49-race losing streak with win on IMS road course

Jul. 30, 2022 16:10 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Alexander Rossi didn't understand the allure of Indianapolis Motor Speedway when he showed up as a rookie seven years ago and won one of the biggest races in the world. His win Saturday on the Indy road course didn't rival his 2016 victory in the 100th running...

Column: Palou contract fight is business, not personal

Jul. 18, 2022 21:10 PM EDT

It couldn't have been more than a decade ago that Chip Ganassi hosted a dinner at his usual window table in his favorite Indianapolis steakhouse. The movers and shakers of the local IndyCar scene were present, including Zak Brown, and the group played credit card roulette to determine who would...

Herta breaks IndyCar streak with pole-winning run at Toronto

Jul. 16, 2022 18:18 PM EDT

Colton Herta finally broke through. After nine consecutive races with nine different pole winners, the 22-year-old Californian became IndyCar's first two-time pole winner this season. Herta posted a fast lap of 59.2698 seconds Saturday on Toronto's bumpy, 11-turn, 1.786-mile...

IndyCar champ Palou says he's leaving Ganassi for McLaren

Jul. 12, 2022 20:48 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Alex Palou's top priority remains winning a second straight IndyCar championship. His future after this year is looking awfully murky. Shortly after Chip Ganassi Racing announced Tuesday it would exercise a team option to keep the star Spaniard...

Michael Andretti calls Mid-Ohio team actions unacceptable

Jul. 05, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

Michael Andretti acknowledged Tuesday that the meltdown of his IndyCar team at Mid-Ohio was unacceptable and said his four drivers will be expected to work together as teammates the remainder of the season. Andretti led an emergency meeting after Sunday's race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car...

Column: Chaos inside Andretti Autosport as teammates fume

Jul. 04, 2022 15:24 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Michael Andretti wants Formula One to believe that he should be the team waving the American flag in the world's most popular motorsport series. The meltdown of his flagship IndyCar team at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course can be his Netflix audition tape. ...

McLaughlin picks up IndyCar victory in front of his parents

Jul. 03, 2022 16:45 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — As Scott McLaughlin celebrated with his parents and Team Penske on the quaint victory podium at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, a full-blown crisis raged across the paddock at Andretti Autosport. McLaughlin picked up his second career IndyCar victory on Sunday,...

IndyCar to have two female racers in Road America field

Jun. 10, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

Simona de Silvestro finished second at the Houston Grand Prix, the third to last race of the 2013 IndyCar season, and stormed into the KV Racing truck to confront the owners. “Me! You need to hire me!” the Swiss racer told her bosses. They were seeking a replacement for...

Power gives Penske, Chevrolet win in final Belle Isle race

Jun. 05, 2022 19:32 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Will Power had victory within reach on Belle Isle a year ago until a late red-flag led to an electrical malfunction that ruined his race. In his mind, the Detroit Grand Prix owed him one. And when Power gets his mind set on something, there's no...

Rossi confirms 2023 move from Andretti to Arrow McLaren SP

Jun. 02, 2022 10:57 AM EDT

Alexander Rossi on Thursday at last confirmed he's signed a multiyear deal to drive for Arrow McLaren SP beginning next season after a seven-year run with Andretti Autosport. Rossi's departure had been widely speculated since April, although both the American driver and Michael...