Latest Alex Palou News

Sato joins Ganassi as Japanese driver to race ovals only

Jan. 17, 2023 07:54 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato will wind down his career this season by scaling back to ovals only in IndyCar as the Japanese driver moves to Chip Ganassi Racing. Sato will share the No. 11 Honda with rookie Marcus Armstrong, who was hired to drive...

IndyCar to showcase series with docudrama on The CW Network

Dec. 08, 2022 13:12 PM EST

IndyCar has landed its own “Drive to Survive” type docudrama that will showcase the buildup to next year's Indianapolis 500. The six-part “100 Days to Indy” will air on The CW Network next spring and chronicle the 100-day window ahead of the “Greatest Spectacle in...

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...

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...

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...