IndyCar

James Hinchcliffe, of Canada, talks with the media after he did not qualify for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
May 20, 2018 - 5:00 pm
James Hinchcliffe watched the final day of Indianapolis 500 qualifying in street clothes. He could be suiting up in one of those cars next Sunday. Perhaps Pippa Mann will join him. As Schmidt Peterson Motorsports continued searching for a way to get Hinchcliffe into the race, the popular Canadian...
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Danica Patrick is hugged by Patrick Bourdais after she qualified for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 19, 2018 - 7:41 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar's marquee names turned a day of qualifying for the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing" into a throwback, nail-biting, bumping affair. Helio Castroneves, seeking a redemptive record-tying fourth victory, was fastest around Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Danica Patrick was fast,...
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CORRECTS TO JAMES DAVISON NOT JAMES DAVIDSON - James Davison, of Australia, speeds down the main straight during a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Friday, May 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 18, 2018 - 11:39 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Roger Penske still bemoans the memories from the 1995 Indianapolis 500. One year after dominating the month of May, and a year before the open-wheel split officially began, the team owner and his two drivers — Al Unser Jr. and Emerson Fittipaldi — left pit lane empty-handed...
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Takuma Sato, of Japan, signs an autograph for a fan on the opening day of practice for the Indy 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 15, 2018 - 6:19 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Helio Castroneves wasted no time getting up to speed at his favorite race track. The three-time Indianapolis 500 winner was fastest in Tuesday afternoon's opening practice session at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Castroneves turned a lap at 224.665 mph around the speedway. The...
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Will Power, of Australia, drives across the start/finish line during a practice session for the IndyCar Grand Prix auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Friday, May 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
May 11, 2018 - 3:37 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two-time race winner Will Power heads into qualifying as the favorite to win the pole after turning the fastest lap of the day on Indy's 2.439-mile, 14-turn road course. The Australian's time of 1 minute, 9.8759 seconds was just a smidge better than rookie Jordan King of England...
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FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2017, file photo, Helio Castroneves prepares to qualifying for the IndyCar auto race in Long Pond, Pa. Castroneves spent two long months watching IndyCar races. It was tough for the three-time Indianapolis 500 champ who thought he still had plenty of racing left in him. Now the beloved Brazilian will finally get a chance to show Team Penske and the series what it’s been missing when he makes season debut Saturday at his favorite venue, Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
May 10, 2018 - 6:50 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Helio Castroneves monitored the first four IndyCar races of the season from afar. He learned to cope with the emotions of competing outside the series, being away from longtime friends and surrounded by his biggest fans. The itch to be out there, competing never waned, though...
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IndyCar driver Danica Patrick heads into the first turn as she taker her refresher test at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 02, 2018 - 9:39 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Danica Patrick got her No. 13 GoDaddy green Chevrolet up to speed quickly Wednesday. She's still trying to find her comfort level, had just a brief bit of time in traffic when she ran behind team owner Ed Carpenter, and understands it's going to take some time to get reoriented...
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April 30, 2018 - 6:42 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NBC Sports grabbed another piece of motorsports programming with a six-year contract announced Monday to distribute IMSA's SportsCar Championship on its network and cable channels. The deal begins in 2019 and includes digital rights on its app and NBCSports.com for live...
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IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden celebrates after wining the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama auto race at Barber Motorsports Park, Monday, April 23, 2018, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
April 23, 2018 - 4:01 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Josef Newgarden banked on the rain at Barber Motorsports Park, and it was a pretty safe bet. The defending series champion started on the pole for the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama and led almost the entire way, winning the rain-delayed race on Monday for the third time in four...
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April 15, 2018 - 8:19 pm
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Alexander Rossi pulled away after a late restart to win the Grand Prix of Long Beach on Sunday, completing a dominant weekend by holding off Will Power for his third career IndyCar victory. Rossi claimed the first win of his standout season from the pole, and the native...
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