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IndyCar driver Will Power prepares to drive in IndyCar Series Open Testing, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Austin, Texas. Drivers have mostly praised the new aeroscreen design, a safety innovation for driver protection in the cockpit. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

IndyCar drivers like safety, still learning new aeroscreens

Feb. 12, 2020 5:01 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — IndyCar was supposed to have two full days of preseason testing this week for drivers and teams to get all the data, feel and confidence they could with the new aeroscreens installed on the cars for the upcoming season. What they got instead was mostly two days of cold, wet frustration...

FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, file photo, Sebastien Bourdais, left, and Joao Barbosa walk back to their garage after a practice session during testing for the upcoming Rolex 24 hour auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Bourdais spent a day in early November helping IndyCar fine-tune its newest safety innovation. Later that night, he learned he was likely losing his job with a year remaining on his contract. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

Bourdais and rookie Kellett complete Foyt's IndyCar lineup

Feb. 4, 2020 1:23 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — AJ Foyt Racing has completed its IndyCar lineup and will use Sebastien Bourdais and rookie Dalton Kellett in its flagship No. 14 car. Four-time series champion Bourdais will drive the Chevrolet-powered entry in the season-opener at St. Petersburg, Barber, Long Beach and Portland. ...

FILE - In this May 26, 2013, file photo, Tony Kanaan, of Brazil, celebrates on the start/finish line after winning the Indianapolis 500 auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Kanaan will get to race 5 oval events, including the Indianapolis 500, in what will be called his “farewell tour” this upcoming IndyCar season. (AP Photo/Tom Strattman, File)

Tony Kanaan closing IndyCar career with 5 final oval races

Jan. 30, 2020 2:38 PM EST

Tony Kanaan will close his wildly popular IndyCar career this season on a farewell tour of oval tracks and the Indianapolis 500. The “TK Farewell Tour” was announced Thursday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where Kanaan is one of the most revered drivers in speedway history. Series officials...

ACURA Team Penske driver Ricky Taylor waits to take the track in the pits during practice for the Rolex 24 hour auto race at the Daytona International Speedway, in Daytona Beach Fla., on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay)

Mazda Team Joest wins 2nd consecutive Rolex 24 pole

Jan. 23, 2020 5:47 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Mazda Team Joest won the pole for the Rolex 24 at Daytona in a session shortened when Ricky Taylor crashed his Team Penske in Thursday qualifying. Oliver Jarvis piloted the Mazda DPi to the top starting spot in the twice-round-the-clock endurance race that begins Saturday at...

Ferrucci switches cars at Coyne for upcoming IndyCar season

Jan. 23, 2020 1:02 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Santino Ferrucci has been promoted into the seat vacated by four-time series champion Sebastien Bourdais for the upcoming IndyCar season. Ferrucci will move at Dale Coyne Racing into the No. 18 Honda, which is fielded in conjunction with Vasser-Sullivan Racing. Bourdais had...

FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, file photo, Sebastien Bourdais, left, and Joao Barbosa walk back to their garage after a practice session during testing for the upcoming Rolex 24 hour auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Bourdais spent a day in early November helping IndyCar fine-tune its newest safety innovation. Later that night, he learned he was likely losing his job with a year remaining on his contract. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

Bourdais, Hinchcliffe casualties of cruel IndyCar offseason

Jan. 4, 2020 2:58 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Sebastien Bourdais spent a day in early November helping IndyCar iron out the wrinkles on its newest safety innovation. He'd been chosen to test the new windscreen cockpit protection because of his experience, his ability to offer technical feedback and his methodical approach in...