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Theo Pourchaire replaces the injured Alexander Rossi for Arrow McLaren's IndyCar team in Toronto

Jul. 20, 2024 17:55 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — A broken right thumb forced Arrow McLaren driver Alexander Rossi out of the IndyCar street race at Exhibition Place, giving Frenchman Theo Pourchaire his sixth start of the season. Rossi was injured in practice Friday when his car hit a tire barrier and then skidded...

Image of Caitlin Clark displayed on hood of Josh Berry's car for Brickyard 400 in Indianapolis

Jul. 19, 2024 17:16 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Caitlin Clark made her first appearance at Indianapolis Motor Speedway — on Josh Berry’s No. 4 Ford. The rookie driver took his Stewart-Haas Racing entry the traditional 2.5-mile oval with an image of the WNBA’s rookie star plastered across the hood of his...

Kyle Larson makes another trip to Indianapolis as Brickyard 400 returns to speedway's oval

Jul. 18, 2024 16:34 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Larson spent May trying to become the second driver to complete 1,100 miles of racing in a single day. Rain in Indianapolis and Charlotte washed away his big dream. Now the 2021 NASCAR champion is back in town for the first time since...

Conor Daly replaces Jack Harvey for the IndyCar race at Iowa Speedway

Jul. 14, 2024 10:48 AM EDT

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Conor Daly is replacing Jack Harvey in the No. 18 Dale Coyne Racing car for Sunday's IndyCar Series race at Iowa Speedway. Harvey left Saturday's 250-lap race at the 0.875-mile oval after 28 laps because of severe neck pain he has had since before last Sunday's...

O'Ward seizes lead on Palou's pit stop woes, wins Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio in debut of hybrid engine

Jul. 07, 2024 20:45 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Pato O’Ward bounced back on multiple levels with an IndyCar victory Sunday he was confident of achieving with a new hybrid engine he found to his liking. The combination helped him reduce a big deficit to Alex Palou and ultimately pounce on the slimmest...

Rossi cycles to the top of IndyCar free agent list. The former Indy 500 winner seeks strong landing

Jul. 04, 2024 13:37 PM EDT

Alexander Rossi won the Indianapolis 500 as a rookie with Andretti Global, but when that relationship staled after seven seasons, he moved on to what he thought was a better IndyCar team. And, technically, Arrow McLaren Racing does seem to rank third among the top teams in IndyCar...

Josef Newgarden dreams of trying the grueling double of the Indy 500 and the Coca-Cola 600

Jul. 01, 2024 11:01 AM EDT

LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — Back-to-back Indianapolis 500 champion Josef Newgarden has a driving dream he still harbors, even knowing that challenges with schedules and sponsors make it likely impossible to ever achieve. Newgarden not only wants to drive a stock car someday, he wants to...

Alex Palou continues mastery of Laguna Seca with pole-winning run at California road course

Jun. 22, 2024 18:49 PM EDT

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Two-time IndyCar champion Alex Palou continued his mastery of Laguna Seca Raceway by winning the pole Saturday in a qualifying session dominated by Honda drivers. It was the second pole of the season for the Chip Ganassi Racing driver who has finished on...

Arrow McLaren makes another IndyCar driver change, signs 19-year-old Nolan Siegel to multiyear deal

Jun. 18, 2024 15:37 PM EDT

Arrow McLaren made yet another driver change Tuesday when it signed 19-year-old Nolan Siegel to drive the remainder of the IndyCar season. He will be the third driver to race the No. 6 this year. Siegel will replace F2 champion Theo Pourchaire beginning this weekend at Laguna Seca...

IndyCar moves to Fox Sports in 2025 after 16 seasons with NBC. Fox now has Daytona 500 and Indy 500

Jun. 13, 2024 11:40 AM EDT

Fox Sports said Thursday it has acquired the rights to broadcast IndyCar starting in 2025, a move that gives the network two of the biggest races in the world — the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's Daytona 500. Fox Sports already broadcasts the first half of the NASCAR schedule....