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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,...

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...

Scott Dixon seeks to snap losing streak at Mid-Ohio course

Jul. 01, 2022 16:42 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — There is nobody better than Scott Dixon at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, where The Iceman has a record six IndyCar victories and has only finished outside the top-10 twice in his career. So he's the favorite to win Sunday, right? Well, not so...

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. ...

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...

Column: Ericsson hopes Indy 500 win legitimizes his career

May. 30, 2022 16:41 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — “Winning the Indy 500, it's not bad for a pay driver.” That was the message from Marcus Ericsson after the biggest victory of his life, an Indianapolis 500 win that just maybe would earn him some respect as a race car driver. It's not that...

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...

An Indy 500 ending to forget for 6-time series champ Dixon

May. 29, 2022 17:56 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Scott Dixon answered a few questions and started to trudge down pit road when he realized he forgot someone: His wife. Dixon turned around, grabbed Emma's hand and took off on what had to be one of the most agonizing walks of his IndyCar career. Disappointment....