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Ganassi adds another Kiwi in Armstrong to IndyCar lineup

Dec. 02, 2022 11:54 AM EST

Marcus Armstrong was a Scott Dixon fan his entire life and when he was 8, the aspiring young racer asked his fellow New Zealander to autograph a helmet visor that he hung on his bedroom wall. Next year, Armstrong will be Dixon's teammate. Armstrong on Friday was named...

US driver Logan Sargeant set to race in F1 in 2023

Nov. 20, 2022 05:58 AM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Logan Sargeant earned the Super License he needed to race for Williams in Formula One and will become the first American on the grid since 2015 when he makes his debut next season. Sargeant needed to finish at least sixth in the season...

Sargeant to run practice in Brazil in pursuit of F1 license

Nov. 10, 2022 13:00 PM EST

Williams will give Logan Sargeant an additional practice session at the Sao Paulo Grand Prix in an effort to move the American closer to earning the Super License he needs to compete on the Formula One grid next season. Sargeant, a 21-year-old from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has been...

McLaren plucks away Ganassi sponsor and Kanaan for Indy 500

Nov. 01, 2022 09:09 AM EDT

The tit-for-tat war between Zak Brown and Chip Ganassi took another turn Tuesday when Arrow McLaren SP announced it had signed both a Ganassi sponsor and Tony Kanaan to drive the Indianapolis 500. Kanaan spent four seasons driving for Chip Ganassi Racing and the last two Indianapolis...

Herta signs 4-year Andretti IndyCar extension through 2027

Oct. 25, 2022 14:08 PM EDT

Colton Herta so firmly believes Andretti Autosport can return to the top of IndyCar that he announced a four-year extension Tuesday through 2027 before Roger Penske or Chip Ganassi even got a shot at signing the American. Herta's current contract with Andretti runs through next...

American driver Sargeant on verge of F1 seat in 2023

Oct. 22, 2022 16:00 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An American driver is closing in on Formula One. Williams reserve driver Logan Sargeant will get a seat for the 2023 season if he earns enough Super License points to qualify, team boss Jost Capito said Saturday ahead of the United States Grand Prix. ...

IndyCar's Palou left 'super happy' by F1 practice session

Oct. 21, 2022 19:47 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former IndyCar champion Alex Palou had barely started his first live grand prix session behind the wheel of a Formula One car when he declared the feel and speed of the McLaren “insane.” Moments later, Williams' Logan Sargeant was complaining of losing tire...

Steiner to Ricciardo: "Call me up" if he wants seat at Haas

Oct. 17, 2022 16:02 PM EDT

Daniel Ricciardo must decide what he wants to do with his Formula One future. If he wants to race next season, the bosses at Haas said it is up to the driver to call the team. McLaren bought out the final season of Ricciardo's contract after two underwhelming seasons. The popular...

Palou, O'Ward to run upcoming F1 practices for McLaren

Oct. 14, 2022 08:51 AM EDT

McLaren Racing will run IndyCar stars Alex Palou and Pato O'Ward in a pair of upcoming Formula One practice sessions. McLaren said Friday that Palou, the 2021 IndyCar champion, will run next Friday's first practice session at Circuit of the Americas in Texas. The Spaniard will drive...

Kyle Larson added to candidate pool for Indianapolis 500

Oct. 08, 2022 15:19 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR champion Kyle Larson has emerged as a candidate for an Indianapolis 500 ride and said Saturday he has permission from Hendrick Motorsports to run the iconic race if a deal can be completed. Larson told The Associated Press he's spoken to both team owner...