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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...

Jamie Chadwick parlays W Series success into Andretti ride

Dec. 01, 2022 10:02 AM EST

Jamie Chadwick, the three-time W Series champion, has at last parlayed her success in the all-women series into a bigger ride. The British racer on Thursday was selected the driver for Andretti Autosport in the Indy NXT Series next season. Indy NXT is the new name of the rebranded...

McLaren name Alex Palou reserve driver for F1 team

Dec. 01, 2022 09:26 AM EST

Alex Palou was named a Formula One reserve driver for McLaren Racing on Thursday, confirming the end of a prolonged battle for the IndyCar champion and the F1 team. The Spaniard, who won the 2021 IndyCar championship for Chip Ganassi Racing, last July said he was declining to return...

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...

Wilson to attempt 5th Indy 500 in joint DRR and Cusick entry

Nov. 17, 2022 13:59 PM EST

Stefan Wilson will attempt to make his fifth Indianapolis 500 next year in a combined entry fielded by Dreyer & Reinbold Racing and Cusick Motorsports. The British driver will pilot the No. 24 Chevrolet-powered car. Dreyer & Reinbold, which fielded two cars in last year's...

Joey Logano wins at Phoenix to earn 2nd NASCAR championship

Nov. 06, 2022 20:55 PM EST

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Penske Perfect. From the first NASCAR race with the new Next Gen car, the Daytona 500, the IndyCar championship and now the NASCAR Cup title, it's been about as close to a perfect season as possible for Roger Penske. Joey Logano won his...

Wall-hugging Chastain, red-hot Bell eye 1st NASCAR title

Nov. 04, 2022 18:51 PM EDT

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Ross Chastain skyrocketed to motorsports infamy for wall-riding his way into NASCAR's championship race with a video-game style move that has overshadowed the finale and his fellow title contenders. With that comes a ton of pressure on the eighth-generation...

Jimmie Johnson returns to NASCAR as part-owner, driver

Nov. 04, 2022 13:52 PM EDT

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson's NASCAR retirement and IndyCar experiment lasted all of two seasons. The seven-time NASCAR champion is returning in 2023 to the series that made him a global motorsports star as the part-owner of Petty GMS. He'll also enter about five Cup...

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...

Hamilton opens talks with Mercedes on multiyear extension

Oct. 28, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Lewis Hamilton has just three races remaining to avoid the first winless season of his illustrious Formula One career — a mark that might force other drivers to question if it's time to get out of the car. Not the seven-time champion. He has...