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Johnson eyeing IndyCar, IMSA and Le Mans for 2023 schedule

Jun. 23, 2022 11:23 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — From Italy to Iowa to the simulator and finally the Finger Lakes, there’s been no rest for Jimmie Johnson. He heads this weekend to Watkins Glen for one of this final two scheduled appearances in the IMSA sports car. Then he’ll turn his attention to...

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. ...

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...

Tony Stewart to award $1 million prize at Eldora Speedway

Jun. 08, 2022 16:27 PM EDT

Tony Stewart went to bed at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday after pulling an all-nighter at Eldora Speedway. Stewart has $1 million to give away Thursday night and is determined that his track in Rossburg, Ohio, will be in the best condition possible for the return of The Eldora Million. ...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Jun. 07, 2022 16:29 PM EDT

Jeffersonville News and Tribune. June 1, 2022. Editorial: Indiana lawmakers should suspend gas tax The price we pay at the pump is truly a bipartisan dilemma — a cost that affects each of us in several ways. There’s the immediate pinch in our...

Column: IndyCar's quirkiest driver surges into points lead

Jun. 06, 2022 16:45 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Will Power is one of four rowdy Australian brothers who all chose wildly different career paths. One is an accountant, another is a break dancer and the youngest is a well-recognized comedian. As for Power himself? He's a famous racecar driver. And yes, his name...

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 looks to close out Belle Isle's run with a bang

Jun. 04, 2022 15:17 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Helio Castroneves won his first race on Belle Isle, in his seventh start for Team Penske, and basically boss Roger Penske's backyard. Castroneves celebrated that victory by exiting his car and climbing one of the fences surrounding the temporary street course. The...