Latest Alexander Rossi News

Rosenqvist staying with McLaren but could move to Formula E

Jun. 23, 2022 08:53 AM EDT

McLaren isn't done with Felix Rosenqvist and on Thursday signed the Swedish driver to a multi-year contract extension. The team just didn't designate where Rosenqvist will drive. McLaren indicated Rosenqvist could be shifted to its new Formula E program when it launches in 2023. ...

Newgarden wins at Road America, earns $1 million bonus

Jun. 12, 2022 22:56 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Josef Newgarden wanted to thank the pet service that helped him adopt his 30-pound mutt, Axel, that has become part of his family. The Team Penske driver repaid the shelter — literally — with his performance behind the wheel. Newgarden...

Rossi fastest at Road America to earn first pole since 2019

Jun. 11, 2022 20:39 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Alexander Rossi won his first pole in three years and will now try to snap a losing streak that dates nearly as long. Rossi will start from the pole Sunday at Road America, site of his last IndyCar Series victory 44 races ago on June 23, 2019. ...

IndyCar's depth creating plenty of unpredictable outcomes

Jun. 11, 2022 16:59 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Competitive balance has defined the opening portion of this IndyCar season. Road America’s history suggests that trend will continue Sunday. The first seven IndyCar races have featured six different winners. The points lead has changed...

Power gives Penske, Chevrolet win in final Belle Isle race

Jun. 05, 2022 19:32 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Will Power had victory within reach on Belle Isle a year ago until a late red-flag led to an electrical malfunction that ruined his race. In his mind, the Detroit Grand Prix owed him one. And when Power gets his mind set on something, there's no...

Newgarden wins pole for final Detroit GP on Belle Isle

Jun. 04, 2022 17:24 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Josef Newgarden is eager to put the Indianapolis 500 behind him and focus on reclaiming his spot atop IndyCar while celebrating Chevrolet in its backyard. Newgarden won the pole for the Detroit Grand Prix, a race that will be held Sunday on Bell Isle for the final...

IndyCar silly season swings into Belle Isle's final race

Jun. 03, 2022 18:50 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The milk has barely been washed out of Indianapolis 500 winner Marcus Ericsson’s firesuit and the IndyCar season has gone wild. The Swede is the new points leader, free agency has picked up at a dizzying pace and the reigning IndyCar champion said his name has...

Rossi confirms 2023 move from Andretti to Arrow McLaren SP

Jun. 02, 2022 10:57 AM EDT

Alexander Rossi on Thursday at last confirmed he's signed a multiyear deal to drive for Arrow McLaren SP beginning next season after a seven-year run with Andretti Autosport. Rossi's departure had been widely speculated since April, although both the American driver and Michael...

Andretti pulls Kirkwood back for 2023 as Rossi replacement

Jun. 01, 2022 09:57 AM EDT

IndyCar rookie Kyle Kirkwood will replace Alexander Rossi next season at Andretti Autosport, the team that developed the Floridian but did not have an open seat for him when Kirkwood was ready for the big leagues. Kirkwood has won at every level of IndyCar's ladder system and was...

Sweden's Ericsson gives Ganassi another Indy 500 victory

May. 29, 2022 19:22 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Marcus Ericsson, once a Formula One backmarker, is now an IndyCar frontrunner. And an Indianapolis 500 champion. Ericsson became the second Swede to win the Indy 500 on Sunday when he held off some of the biggest names in North American auto...