How to Watch the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 (8/21/21) - IndyCar | Channel, Stream, Time
Only a handful of races remain in the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series season, and things are starting to shape up to see who is going to take home the championship. The top dogs look to climb their way into the points lead as they take to the World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison on Saturday night. Alex Palou still holds the points lead, just 21 points ahead of Pato O’Ward. What: Bommarito Automotive Group 500Who: NTT IndyCar SeriesWhen: Saturday, August 21Time: 8:00 p.m. ETWhere: World Wide Technology Raceway (Madison, Ill.)Channel: NBC Sports NetworkStream: FuboTV (7-day free trial)mlive.com
Indianapolis in action: IndyCar, NASCAR tripleheader weekend
Helio Castroneves walked into an empty, mostly quiet Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Friday morning. The four-time Indianapolis 500 winner knew it wouldn't last long. With drivers from NASCAR's top two series and the IndyCar Series all in town for a rare crossover weekend, Castroneves expected things to quickly shift into high gear at the busiest venue in motorsports.news.yahoo.com
How to Watch the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio (7/4/21) - IndyCar | Channel, Stream, Time
On Independence Day, NTT IndyCar Series prepares to tear through the 13-turn Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, in the 10th race of the 2021 season. Alex Palou arrives in Lexington as the points leader through the first nine races of the season. Watch IndyCar racing on FuboTV (7-day free trial)This will be the 38th event IndyCar has hosted at Mid-Ohio. Scott Dixon, currently third in points, is the winningest IndyCar driver at the track, having been victorious six times over his storied career, with his last win coming in 2019. Power has won five poles at Mid-Ohio, more than any driver in the history of the event.mlive.com
How to Watch the Detroit Grand Prix -- IndyCar Racing | Channel, Stream, Time
After the 2020 event was canceled due to the pandemic, the NTT IndyCar Series returns to Belle Isle for the two-day event, the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix. Coming into the weekend, Spanish driver Alex Palou leads the series in points, just a few ahead of Dixon. Palou started the Indy season strong with a win at the opening race in Alabama, with Dixon earning a win in Texas. So far, no driver has won more than a single race this season. WHAT: Chevrolet Detroit Grand PrixWHERE: Belle Isle (Detroit, Mich.)CHANNEL: NBCSTREAM: FuboTV (7-day free trial)RACE 1When: Saturday, June 12Time: 2:00 p.m.mlive.com
Dixon's struggles open door to Newgarden for IndyCar title
(AP Photo/Darron Cummings)INDIANAPOLIS – Scott Dixon looked invincible in the first half of this IndyCar season. Now, the Iceman needs everything he can muster to clinch his sixth IndyCar title. And Dixon hasn't just completed every lap of every race this season, he's led in points every day of this strange, abbreviated season. As always, the (IndyCar) points title comes down to the last race." If Dixon does claim the title, he and Foyt both would have won their sixth crowns at age 40.
31st annual Detroit Grand Prix extends to two weekends in 2021
Motor City race fans were bummed out last spring when the IndyCar Series was forced to cancel the Detroit Grand Prix due to the coronavirus pandemic. Belle Isle Park will host the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on June 4-5, followed by the IndyCar doubleheader weekend June 12-13. Next year will be the 31st running of the Detroit Grand Prix, and it will mark the first time it has covered two weekends. Fans can register for an early pre-sale opportunity for 2021 Grand Prix tickets now by signing up at www.DetroitGP.com. Please click here to see the entire 2021 IndyCar schedule.mlive.com
Newgarden gives Penske sweep of Iowa doubleheader
Josef Newgarden leads Will Power, of Australia, right, during the IndyCar Series auto race, Saturday, July 18, 2020, at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)NEWTON, Iowa Josef Newgarden led nearly wire-to-wire Saturday night to win the IndyCar race at Iowa Speedway, giving team owner Roger Penske a sweep of the doubleheader and his fourth victory across three series this weekend. Team Penske has 13 drivers completing in five series across two continents this weekend. The two Penske entries in the IMSA race at Sebring struggled earlier Saturday. The veteran driver did the same thing in Race 1, leaving black marks on the wall about 30 yards apart.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway slams door on fans at Brickyard
Eli Collins receives his Speedway High School diploma during a ceremony on the start/finish line at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Saturday, May 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)INDIANAPOLIS INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Indianapolis Motor Speedway will host the IndyCar-NASCAR doubleheader on the July 4 weekend without fans. Track officials had been optimistic IMS could be the first major sporting venue to have fans back in the stands this summer. Marion County -- - home to Indianapolis, the states largest city - only recently entered the third stage. IndyCar is set to open the season Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway.
Benched: IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden shows off his i-racing setup at home and how he’s staying in touch with teammates
DETROIT – These days, we’re all getting our IndyCar fix virtually. His Team Penske teammate, Josef Newgarden, hasn’t won yet, but he’s new to this. RELATED: 2020 Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix canceled due to coronavirus“It’s not been terrible, two top ten finishes,” Newgarden said. “See, it’s pretty nice, I have the wheel and pedal system and a pretty impressive screen, 49 inches,” Newgarden said. Newgarden said it’s a shame the Detroit Grand Prix is canceled this year.
Detroit's 2020 Grand Prix on Belle Isle canceled due to coronavirus
click to enlarge Mike FerdinandeCars race at the Belle Isle Grand Prix in 2016. We looked at every possible scenario to reschedule the race, but all of them would have been too disruptive to the hundreds of fall events that will take place on Belle Isle. We look forward to the Grand Prix returning in 2021 as we continue our mission of revitalizing Belle Isle Park and providing significant support to the Belle Isle Conservancy, while helping to inject millions of dollars in economic benefit to our cities and our region.According to the press release, they will reach out to ticket holders to discuss options. Organizers say the Detroit Grand Prix will return June 4-6, 2021.Until then, you can enjoy a construction-less Belle Isle. Just be sure to stay more than six feet away from other people, and wear a face mask or a bandana that covers your mouth.metrotimes.com
Roger Penske Talks Postponing Indianapolis 500
That would be enough for the leader of any corporation, but this pandemic is marring his debut as the owner of Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the IndyCar Series. His Team Penske drivers won the Indy 500 a record 18 times, and the speedway suites and hospitality areas for decades have been the backdrop for Penske to celebrate his partners and employees. And the IndyCar Series got the right guy to help its push for relevance. Its a shame Roger has to go through this in his first year of owning Indianapolis Motor Speedway, said four-time 500 winner A.J. He also said the full-time IndyCar teams would be paid as scheduled from the series bonus programs.detroit.cbslocal.com