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Michael Andretti calls Mid-Ohio team actions unacceptable

Jul. 05, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

Michael Andretti acknowledged Tuesday that the meltdown of his IndyCar team at Mid-Ohio was unacceptable and said his four drivers will be expected to work together as teammates the remainder of the season. Andretti led an emergency meeting after Sunday's race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car...

Column: Chaos inside Andretti Autosport as teammates fume

Jul. 04, 2022 15:24 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Michael Andretti wants Formula One to believe that he should be the team waving the American flag in the world's most popular motorsport series. The meltdown of his flagship IndyCar team at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course can be his Netflix audition tape. ...

McLaughlin picks up IndyCar victory in front of his parents

Jul. 03, 2022 16:45 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — As Scott McLaughlin celebrated with his parents and Team Penske on the quaint victory podium at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, a full-blown crisis raged across the paddock at Andretti Autosport. McLaughlin picked up his second career IndyCar victory on Sunday,...

Wickens caps week with another win and birth of his son

Jul. 02, 2022 20:57 PM EDT

BOWMANVILLE, Ontario (AP) — What a week for Robert Wickens, who picked up his second win in seven days on Saturday while celebrating the birth of his first child. Wickens returned to his native Canada and teamed with countryman Mark Wilkins to win the Touring Car class of the IMSA...

Pato O'Ward snags Mid-Ohio pole as title contenders struggle

Jul. 02, 2022 16:21 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — The IndyCar championship race faces a major shakeup at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, where the top title contenders struggled and Pato O'Ward won the pole to match a series mark set in 1961. O'Ward became the ninth different pole winner through nine races this...

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...

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...

Rossi salvages top finish in another tough 500 for Andretti

May. 29, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Alexander Rossi salvaged one solid result for Andretti Autosport. Otherwise, it was another miserable — and perhaps costly — Indianapolis 500 for Michael Andretti, who had five cars start Sunday. Four finished 19th or worse, but Rossi drove from 20th to an...