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Castroneves hoping SRX win leads to seat in Daytona 500

Jun. 24, 2022 13:43 PM EDT

Justin Marks' own mother heard the rumor and texted her son, the owner of Trackhouse Racing, to find out if Helio Castroneves will be running the Daytona 500 for the NASCAR team. That would be the logical spot for the four-time Indianapolis 500 winner who has longed to give NASCAR a...

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. ...

SRX hopes second season is another surprise summer smash

Jun. 17, 2022 15:34 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Ryan Newman does want not to be the hero or the villain or anything else in the six-race Superstar Racing Experience. He plans to just be himself in the Saturday night summmer series that mixes grassroots racing with big personalities clinging to their time in the...

Column: Golf's civil war likely to produce no real winners

Jun. 13, 2022 18:57 PM EDT

Golf is in the early days of a bitter showdown between the established PGA Tour and an upstart series backed by the repressive Saudi regime, which hopes that throwing around billions will help people forget about its appalling human rights record. If history is any indication, there...

IndyCar points lead constantly changing hands in wild season

Jun. 13, 2022 03:39 AM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Another week, another driver atop the points standings in this extraordinary IndyCar season. Marcus Ericsson of Chip Ganassi Racing overtook Team Penske’s Will Power and moved back into the points lead after a second-place finish Sunday at Road America....

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...

IndyCar to have two female racers in Road America field

Jun. 10, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

Simona de Silvestro finished second at the Houston Grand Prix, the third to last race of the 2013 IndyCar season, and stormed into the KV Racing truck to confront the owners. “Me! You need to hire me!” the Swiss racer told her bosses. They were seeking a replacement for...