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Alex Palou Leads the Way in Eighth Indianapolis 500 Practice; Kellett Crashes

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer Chip Ganassi Racing kept the fast pace even after qualifying. GCR held the first, second, and third positions in the eighth practice in advance of Sunday’s Indianapolis 500. Alex Palou, who will start second Sunday, paced the field with an 00:39.2257-second (229.441-mph) lap around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Indianapolis 500 […]

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Alex Palou Takes First Series Title, Colton Herta Earns Win at Long Beach

By IndyCar Media Alex Palou clinched his first NTT INDYCAR SERIES championship with a composed drive to fourth place Sunday in the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, a race won by Colton Herta. Palou became the first Spaniard to win an INDYCAR SERIES championship and is Chip Ganassi Racing’s second consecutive title winner and […]

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Colton Herta Dominates in Laguna Seca Win; Alex Palou Closes in on Championship

By IndyCar Media Colton Herta continued his family’s success at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca with a dominant victory Sunday in the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey, while Alex Palou marched closer and closer to an even bigger win. Herta earned his second victory this season and fifth career victory, beating Palou’s No. 10 NTT Data […]

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From Pole to Victory Lane, Alex Palou Regains Championship Lead with Victory in Portland

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer This season, Alex Palou has been one of the most consistent drivers in the IndyCar Series garage. He kicked off the 2021 season with a victory in Barber. In nine of the first 11 races of the season, Palou finished seventh or better including a victory at Road America but […]

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Colton Herta Earns Fifth Career Pole Award on Streets of Nashville

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer NASHVILLE – Colton Herta has been, by far, the fastest driver in downtown Nashville.  Herta swept both practices and earned the NTT P1 Award Saturday with a super-fast lap in the Firestone Fast Six. He turned a 1:13.6835-minute lap around the temporary street course around Nissan Stadium. He was also the […]

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Josef Newgarden Breaks Through with First 2021 Win on Special Penske Weekend

By IndyCar Media LEXINGTON, Ohio (Sunday, July 4, 2021) – This victory almost seemed like destiny for Josef Newgarden and Team Penske. Newgarden drove to the first victory of 2021 for himself and Team Penske on Sunday, leading 73 of 80 laps and holding off a charging Marcus Ericsson to win The Honda Indy 200 […]

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Alex Palou Wins in Dramatic Finish at Road America, Takes Points Lead

By IndyCar Media ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – In yet another nerve-fraying finish, Alex Palou passed Josef Newgarden with two laps remaining Sunday to win the REV Group Grand Prix presented by AMR at Road America and regained the NTT INDYCAR SERIES championship lead. Palou drove his No. 10 NTT DATA Honda to a 1.9106-second victory over […]

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Pato O’Ward Takes Series Lead with Long Drive to Victory in Detroit Thriller

DETROIT (Sunday, June 13, 2021) – Pato O’Ward took the NTT INDYCAR SERIES points lead with a drive full of championship-caliber mettle, passing Josef Newgarden with three laps remaining to win the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit Race 2 on Sunday at Belle Isle Park. O’Ward, 22, became the first two-time winner this season in the […]

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Helio Castroneves Joins Exclusive Club with Fourth Indianapolis 500 Victory

By IndyCar Media INDIANAPOLIS (Sunday, May 30, 2021) – In a flair for the dramatic that matched his charismatic personality, Helio Castroneves joined the exclusive club of four-time Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge winners with a stunning victory Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Castroneves joined A.J. Foyt (1961, 1964, 1967, 1977), Al Unser (1970, 1971, 1978, […]

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Scott Dixon Grabs Pole; Field Set for Indy 500

By: Zach Catanzareti, Staff Writer Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway settled some important business ahead of next weekend’s 105th Indianapolis 500 for the NTT IndyCar Series. The final three spots were filled amongst five teams and the pole winner was determined in the annual Bump/Pole Day on the 2.5-mile track. Last-Row Shootout Firstly, the Last-Row […]

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