Josef Newgarden Leaves Portland with Opportunity to Steal Championship

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer After starting off the season strong, Josef Newgarden kind of fell off as the temp rose.  The 12th place finish at the Indianapolis 500 kind of kicked off a string of bad luck for the No. 2 Team Penske team including the 21st place finish at Road America. Mid-Ohio kind […]

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Music City Grand Prix Will Return for Encore Performance in 2022

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer The NTT Data IndyCar Series will return to the streets of Nashville in 2022.  After a successful return to the Nashville area, IndyCar will return for an encore performance in 2022. Hendersonville, Tennessee native, and Gateway winner Josef Newgarden made the official announcement on the MCGP social media pages and […]

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Josef Newgarden Wins in Penske Power Play at Gateway; O’Ward Grabs Points Lead

By IndyCar Media MADISON, Ill. (Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021) – Josef Newgarden earned his second victory of the season by winning the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Axalta and Valvoline on Saturday night at World Wide Technology Raceway in a race that shuffled the NTT INDYCAR SERIES championship deck. Newgarden drove his No. 2 Sonsio […]

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GALLERY: Big Machine Music City Grand Prix – Saturday

By: Christian Koelle, Staff Photographer Saturday in downtown Nashville featured a sole practice session and qualifying in advance of the Big Machine Music City Grand Prix. Colton Herta was the fastest man in Nashville leading the way in second practice and in NTT Data Pole Qualifying. Below are our best shots from Saturday at 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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Tony Kanaan Finds Fast Recipe while Leading Indianapolis Practice

By IndyCar Media INDIANAPOLIS (Thursday, May 20, 2021) – Tony Kanaan found the right blend of ingredients for speed Thursday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, leading the third day of practice for the 105th Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge. 2013 Indy 500 winner and 2004 INDYCAR SERIES champion Kanaan, who is aiming to make his 20th start […]

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VeeKay Speeds to First Career Victory in GMR Grand Prix

INDIANAPOLIS (Saturday, May 15, 2021) – The belief always has been there for Rinus VeeKay. Now it has translated into victory. VeeKay earned his first career NTT INDYCAR SERIES victory Saturday in the GMR Grand Prix on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course in his 19th career start. VeeKay drove his No. 21 Sonax/Autogeek Chevrolet […]

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O’Ward Breaks Through for First Career Win in XPEL 375 at Texas

By IndyCar Media FORT WORTH, Texas (Sunday, May 2, 2021) – Pato O’Ward’s time is now. O’Ward broke through for his first career NTT INDYCAR SERIES victory in the No. 5 Arrow McLaren SP Chevrolet, winning the XPEL 375 on Sunday evening at Texas Motor Speedway. O’Ward, who started fourth, passed two-time series champion Josef […]

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