Magnussen to make IndyCar debut, filling in for Rosenqvist

Former Formula 1 driver Kevin Magnussen announced Wednesday he will make his IndyCar debut this weekend at Road America, filling in for the injured Felix Rosenqvist at Arrow McLaren SP.

IndyCar driver VeeKay injured in cycling accident

Rinus VeeKay has been injured in a cycling accident and his status for IndyCar's race at Road America this weekend is uncertain, Ed Carpenter Racing said Tuesday. The team said VeeKay was being treated for a clavicle injury by IndyCar's medical staff.

Rosenqvist in hospital after crash into wall in Detroit

Rosenqvist in hospital after crash into wall in Detroit

Felix Rosenqvist was hospitalized overnight following a wall-smashing crash Saturday early in the IndyCar race on Belle Isle. Arrow McLaren SP said Oliver Askew will replace Rosenqvist in Sunday's race. Askew made 12 starts for the team last year but was replaced by Rosenqvist after the season.

Dixon, other big-name drivers struggle through Indy 500

Scott Dixon, Simon Pagenaud and Alexander Rossi had bad timing and luck Sunday in the Indianapolis 500. The May struggles continued for Will Power. Yes, even on a day when one of IndyCar's most popular drivers, Helio Castroneves, captured a record-tying fourth win, it was a rugged day for some of the series other big stars.

Castroneves wins Indy 500 for fourth time

Castroneves wins Indy 500 for fourth time

Helio Castroneves joined the exclusive club of four-time Indianapolis 500 winners Sunday, and then scaled the fence at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in front of the largest crowd since the start of the pandemic.

25 years after split, American open-wheel racing at peace

25 years after split, American open-wheel racing at peace

Michael Andretti hears the line repeatedly. Yes, he's led more Indianapolis 500 laps than any driver who never reached victory lane. He also knows it's a title that could have been avoided if the Championship Auto Racing Teams series and the Indy Racing League hadn't parted ways in 1996, splitting American open-wheel racing in two.

Dixon paces Carb Day as Team Penske finally shows speed

Dixon paces Carb Day as Team Penske finally shows speed

Scott Dixon ran to the top of the board in the final practice before the Indianapolis 500 and called it a day with 45 minutes remaining in the session. “Hopefully it runs this good in the race,” Dixon said after his lap at 228.323 mph put the six-time IndyCar champion in control of Friday’s practice.

Indianapolis 500 to host 135,000 fans

Indianapolis 500 to host 135,000 fans

The Indianapolis 500 will welcome a sold-out 135,000 spectators on Sunday — nine months after the race ran without fans for the first time in its 105-year history — and drop the green flag on a packed house and a party not seen since early 2020.

Canada's Kellett excited for first "true" Indy 500

When Dalton Kellett first signed with A.J. Foyt Racing in early 2020, he spoke about wanting to learn from the team's wealth of experience on the IndyCar circuit.

Dixon shakes through head cold to show he's IndyCar's best

Scott Dixon is sick — not like crazy fast sick and on the pole for the Indianapolis 500 for the fourth time in his career — but his ears are clogged and his sinuses are stuffed and he probably needs to see a doctor. But Dixon is the greatest IndyCar driver of his generation and the four Chip Ganassi Racing cars were dialed in for qualifying. All four had a solid shot at the pole and some sort of head cold was hardly going to slow him down.

Penske struggles with speed, Power outside of Indy 500 field

It's been 26 years since a Roger Penske car missed the Indianapolis 500 in one of the lowest points for the storied organization. Penske now owns the place, and yet his team stunningly finds itself fighting for a spot in the field.

Photo shoot nearly causes crash during Indy 500 practice

A photo opportunity for Rahal Letterman Lanigan caused the first hiccup in preparations for the Indianapolis 500 when Colton Herta and Scott McLaughlin nearly crashed Thursday trying to avoid the on-track stunt.

Ed Carpenter Racing posts strong day in Indy 500 practice

Ed Carpenter Racing posts strong day in Indy 500 practice

Ed Carpenter Racing, fresh off its first victory since 2016, brought fast cars to Indianapolis Motor Speedway with every intention of completing a sweep in its own backyard. Six-time IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon was fastest Wednesday on the second day of Indianapolis 500 practice, but he was followed closely by the American combo of Conor Daly and Ed Carpenter.

Patrick to lead Indy 500 field in Chevy pace car

Patrick to lead Indy 500 field in Chevy pace car

Danica Patrick will be on the track at the Indianapolis 500, at the front of the field once again. Patrick was announced Wednesday as the pace car driver for IndyCar's marquee event. She will drive a 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray hardtop convertible to lead the field to green on May 30.

Grosjean wins first IndyCar pole at Indianapolis

Grosjean wins first IndyCar pole at Indianapolis

Romain Grosjean survived a fiery Formula One crash, then left the series behind for a move to IndyCar where he figured he might compete for wins after nearly a decade of driving cars that never had a chance.

Travel trouble knocks Chilton out of Indy Grand Prix field

British driver Max Chilton will not race in Saturday’s Indy Grand Prix because he couldn’t travel back to the United States from England.

Honda Indy Toronto cancelled again

The Honda Indy Toronto has been cancelled for the second year in a row because of COVID-19. The City of Toronto announced Friday it is cancelling major in-person events through to Labour Day, ending hopes for the July 9-11 race.

3-time Indy 500 winner Unser dies at 87

3-time Indy 500 winner Unser dies at 87

Bobby Unser, a three-time Indianapolis 500 winner and part of the only pair of brothers to win “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” has died. He was 87. He died Sunday at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico of natural causes, The Indianapolis Speedway said Monday. Unser won the Indy 500 in 1968, 1975 and 1981.

Kanaan to make IndyCar season debut at Texas doubleheader

What was supposed to be a farewell season for Tony Kanaan instead turned into a disappointing tour of nearly empty race tracks. Then he was offered another opportunity to extend his IndyCar career, this time in front of fans. His first two races are scheduled for this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway.

Herta takes St. Pete, ties father on IndyCar win list with four

Colton Herta followed the sound of his father's voice around the downtown streets of St. Petersburg, into victory lane and next to him on IndyCar's win list.

Andretti builds different racing name as team owner

Andretti builds different racing name as team owner

Alexander Rossi didn't sugarcoat his 2020 season, which was a terrible year at Andretti Autosport. Just one win, never in the championship mix, a driver fired with three races remaining and, worst of all, the team was a non-factor at the Indianapolis 500.

Hildebrand returning for Indy 500, giving Foyt 4-car lineup

Hildebrand returning for Indy 500, giving Foyt 4-car lineup

JR Hildebrand has a new team and an old-fashioned look for this year's Indianapolis 500. On Thursday, A.J. Foyt Racing announced it had hired the California native to drive the No. 1 ABC Supply Chevrolet as the team's fourth driver in IndyCar's biggest race.