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FILE- In this June 6, 2020, file photo, James Hinchcliffe prepares for practice at the IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. Hinchcliffe will return to Andretti Autosport for the final three races of the season to fill the seat left vacant when Zach Veach stepped out of the car earlier this week, Andretti Autosport announced Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

Hinchcliffe to run final 3 IndyCar races with Andretti

Sep. 25, 2020 1:12 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — James Hinchcliffe will return to Andretti Autosport for the final three races of the season to fill the seat left vacant this week by Zach Veach. Andretti Autosport on Friday said Hinchcliffe will drive the No. 26 at next week's doubleheader at Indianapolis and the October season finale...

FILE- In this July 18, 2020, file photo, Oliver Askew stands in the pit area during practice for an IndyCar Series auto race, at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. The IndyCar rookie will not compete in next week's doubleheader at Indianapolis because of concussion-like symptoms that date to his crash in the Indianapolis 500 last month.  (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

IndyCar: Askew sidelined with concussion symptoms, Helio in

Sep. 24, 2020 8:16 PM EDT

Oliver Askew knew something was medically wrong in the days after “the hardest hit I've ever had” in the Indianapolis 500. He'd been evaluated and cleared to race after the crash, but he just didn't feel right. The IndyCar rookie told The Associated Press on Thursday he has been experiencing...

Zach Veach out at Andretti with 3 IndyCar races remaining

Sep. 23, 2020 2:08 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andretti Autosport split with IndyCar driver Zach Veach on Wednesday and will use the final three races of the season to evaluate options for a 2021 replacement. Veach was previously informed he would not be re-signed to drive the No. 26 Honda. Andretti said a driver for an upcoming...

Oakland Athletics outfielders Mark Canha (20) and Ramon Laureano, second from right, wear masks as they greet teammates after they defeated the Seattle Mariners in the second baseball game of a doubleheader, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Seattle. Both games were played in air smoky from wildfires in Oregon, Washington, and California. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

The Latest: Virus scraps Florida Atlantic-Georgia Southern

Sep. 18, 2020 4:20 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Florida Atlantic postponed its football opener Saturday at Georgia Southern because of a coronavirus outbreak. The two schools hope to reschedule, FAU said Friday. Eleven people in the FAU program tested positive for the...

Colton Herta (88) holds the lead early at an IndyCar Series auto race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Lexington, Ohio. (AP Photo/Phil Long)

IndyCar headed to Nashville for urban street course event

Sep. 16, 2020 1:16 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — IndyCar plans to return to Nashville next year on an urban street course that will be a three-day festival of sound and speed that organizers hope rivals the storied Long Beach Grand Prix. The Music City Grand Prix is scheduled for Aug. 6-8 on a temporary circuit. The 2.17-mile...

FILE - Sebastien Bourdais waves before the IndyCar auto race at World Wide Technology Raceway on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in Madison, Ill. Sebastien Bourdais will return to IndyCar with A.J. Foyt Racing — a full-time job for 2021 that begins with the final three races of the season. Bourdais will begin his new job with a doubleheader at Indianapolis and the season finale at St. Petersburg. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

Bourdais to return to IndyCar with full-time Foyt ride

Sep. 15, 2020 1:55 PM EDT

Sebastien Bourdais will return to IndyCar with A.J. Foyt Racing in a full-time job for 2021 that begins with the final three races of this season. Bourdais, a four-time champion, had been scheduled to split the No. 14 at Foyt this season with both Tony Kanaan and rookie Dalton Kellett. The schedule was decimated...

Colton Herta (88) leads the field as Santino Ferrucci (18) runs in the grass during the start of an IndyCar Series auto race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Lexington, Ohio. (AP Photo/Phil Long)

Colton Herta leads 1-2-3 Andretti sweep at Mid-Ohio

Sep. 13, 2020 3:11 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Colton Herta led an Andretti Autosport resurrection as the struggling team swept the podium Sunday at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and earned its first victory of the season. Herta started on the pole and cleanly made it through a dicey opening turn as the 20-year-old won for the third...

Will Power, of Australia, exits a turn in the lead during the IndyCar Series auto race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Lexington, Ohio. (AP Photo/Phil Long)

Power picks up 1st victory of season by winning from pole

Sep. 12, 2020 7:01 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Will Power scored his first win of the season in a 1-2 finish for Team Penske on Saturday in the first race of a doubleheader at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Power beat teammate Josef Newgarden, the reigning IndyCar champion, by more than 7 seconds in winning from the pole. Power...

Pato O'Ward (5) leads Scott Dixon (9) during the IndyCar auto race at World Wide Technology Raceway on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, in Madison, Ill. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Pato O'Ward inching toward first IndyCar Series victory

Sep. 11, 2020 3:53 PM EDT

The start-and-stop uncertainty of this IndyCar season has not bothered Pato O'Ward, leader of a young fleet of drivers new to the series but capable of keeping up with the veterans. O'Ward, in his first full season of IndyCar, has climbed to third in the championship standings headed into the Saturday and Sunday...

FILE - In this image provided by Jimmie Johnson Racing II, Inc., seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson poses with an IndyCar during testing with Chip Ganassi Racing on the road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Indianapolis. Jimmie Johnson will transition from NASCAR to IndyCar with Chip Ganassi Racing in a partnership that could pair two of the most dominant drivers of this generation on one team. The seven-time NASCAR champion will work with the Ganassi organization to finalize sponsorship on a two-year program for Johnson to run the road and street course races on IndyCar's schedule. If funding is secured, Johnson would be teammates with five-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon.  (Jimmie Johnson Racing II, Inc. via AP, File)

Jimmie Johnson teams with Ganassi on 2-year IndyCar program

Sep. 9, 2020 11:07 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson will transition from NASCAR to IndyCar with Chip Ganassi Racing in a partnership that could pair two of the most dominant drivers of this generation on one team. The seven-time NASCAR champion will work with the Ganassi organization to finalize sponsorship on a...