Dixon edges McLaughlin to win in Nashville chaos

Last year’s inaugural Nashville Grand Prix had nine cautions and was remembered for being a wild show that ended with a most unexpected winner in Chip Ganassi Racing’s Marcus Ericsson, who crashed early in the race but recovered to reach victory lane in what was dubbed the ‘Music City Miracle.’ For anyone who thought it … Read more

McLaughlin storms to weather-delayed Nashville pole

Delayed as rainfall and local lightning strikes pushed qualifying for the Nashville Grand Prix back by 90 minutes, street race ace Scott McLaughlin wasn’t bothered by the pause in the afternoon as he eventually rocketed around the temporary circuit to earn pole position. It was the New Zealander’s second pole of the year—his first coming … Read more

Lundegaard leads opening IndyCar practice at Nashville

Christian Lundgaard built on the breakthrough of his first career NTT IndyCar Series podium last week at Indianapolis by setting the pace in the opening practice session for the second Big Machine Music City Grand Prix in Nashville. Running on the alternate tires—green rather than red sidewalled this week, to signify Firestone’s new guayule-sourced tires—the … Read more

IndyCar champ Palou declares he will be at McLaren in 2023

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar champion Alex Palou, who has contracts signed with two different race teams for 2023 and is being sued by Chip Ganassi Racing, declared Thursday: “I will be in the McLaren family next year.” The soap opera over Palou’s future continued with more twists and turns than the Spaniard will face in … Read more

Penske identifies cause of Newgarden’s Iowa crash

Team Penske’s investigation into the source of Josef Newgarden’s crash while leading Sunday’s NTT IndyCar Series race at Iowa has reached a definitive conclusion. “I think it’s all pretty matter of fact from where I sit – the failure was the right-rear shock,” Penske president Tim Cindric told RACER. “That side of the car didn’t … Read more

Josef Newgarden taken to hospital for evaluation after collapsing; Pato O’Ward wins second race of Iowa doubleheader

NEWTON, Iowa — Josef Newgarden collapsed in the motorhome lot following his late crash Sunday at Iowa Speedway and was taken to a Des Moines hospital by helicopter for evaluation. IndyCar medical director Dr. Geoffrey Billows said Newgarden was transported by helicopter to MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center because the infield care center lacked the … Read more

Newgarden decimates field in Iowa heat for fourth win of 2022

It was a classic Josef Newgarden performance in Iowa as the two-time NTT IndyCar Series champion owned the 250-lapper and took a big step towards taking the lead in the standings. Leading 208 laps in the No. 2 Chevy, Newgarden motored past teammate and pole sitter Will Power on an early restart and never looked … Read more