IndyCar

Spencer Pigot thanks his crew after his qualification run for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
May 18, 2019 - 6:24 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Indianapolis 500 qualifying (all times local): 6:20 p.m. American Spencer Pigot earned the top seed in the Indianapolis 500 pole shootout after posting the top four-lap average in qualifying Saturday. He did it on the second attempt of the day then waited more than...
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Helio Castroneves, of Brazil, signs autographs for fans during practice for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Thursday, May 16, 2019 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 16, 2019 - 8:05 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Helio Castroneves left Indianapolis last May, he pleaded with Roger Penske for one more chance at a record-tying fourth Indianapolis 500 win. Now that Castroneves is back in town and Penske has assured the exuberant Brazilian racer of making at least two more Indy starts,...
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Simon Pagenaud, of France, celebrates after winning the Indy GP IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Saturday, May 11, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 11, 2019 - 7:30 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Simon Pagenaud ended his victory drought Saturday with a splashy move — and a rooster tail celebration. He completed a daring three-turn pass on the second-to-last lap and sped away from Scott Dixon for his third IndyCar Grand Prix victory and first series win since the 2017...
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Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, drives through the first turn during the Indy GP IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Saturday, May 11, 2019 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 11, 2019 - 6:12 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (all times local): 6 p.m. Simon Pagenaud passed five-time series champ Scott Dixon on the second-to-last lap Sunday and pulled away for his third IndyCar Grand Prix victory as rooster tails from the wet track...
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Felix Rosenqvist, of Sweden, celebrates after winning the pole during qualifications for the Indy GP IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Friday, May 10, 2019 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 10, 2019 - 7:04 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Felix Rosenqvist was fast enough Friday to qualify ahead of teammate Scott Dixon. The Swedish rookie was even good enough to break up Team Penske's dominance at the IndyCar Grand Prix. If he does it again Saturday, the 22-year-old Rosenqvist could throw quite a party. Rosenqvist...
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FILE - In this April 25, 2017, file photo, Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks during a news conference at Hendrick Motorsports in Concord, N.C. Earnhardt Jr. will work his first Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 4, 2019, as part of his expanding role with NBC Sports. The retired NASCAR superstar is also slated to cover his first Indianapolis 500 later this month. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
May 01, 2019 - 8:52 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. will work his first Kentucky Derby on Saturday as part of his expanding role with NBC Sports. The retired NASCAR superstar is also slated to cover his first Indianapolis 500 later this month. Earnhardt will work alongside reporter Rutledge Wood at Churchill...
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The Advanced Frontal Protection device is shown directly in front of IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden as climbs into his car during auto racing testing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
April 24, 2019 - 6:18 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Will Power got his first real glimpse at IndyCar's new debris deflector Wednesday. He is still getting used to the small piece on the front of his race car. The defending Indianapolis 500 champion and 2014 series champion was one of more than two dozen drivers who spent...
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April 14, 2019 - 8:03 pm
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Alexander Rossi weaved his scooter through a horde of pedestrians and deftly maneuvered around the sun-drenched fans still partying in the streets of Long Beach. Then Rossi suddenly stopped, kicked his leg away from the bike, and fiddled with a switch. His scooter nearly...
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April 14, 2019 - 6:30 pm
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the Grand Prix of Long Beach (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Alexander Rossi has become the first driver in 12 years to win back-to-back on the streets of Long Beach, and the American joined some of the top stars in racing as multiple winners of the second-...
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Joey Logano (22) leads the field at the start of a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Sunday, March 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
March 26, 2019 - 4:33 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR made the first significant changes to its schedule in years by shuffling the 2020 season into a freshened new sequence that tries to meet the wants of fans to the best of its current ability. The 2020 schedule was released Tuesday at ISM Raceway outside Phoenix, which...
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