NTT IndyCar Series

Derik Vance - Aug 14, 2023

The Meyer Shank Racing ownership group announced the signing of 2022 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Champion Tom Blomqvist to a multi-year deal with the MSR IndyCar program starting in 2024. Blomqvist made an appearance earlier this season, when he filled in for an injured Simon Pagenaud in Toronto. Unfortunately he was unable to complete a single […]

Derik Vance - Aug 6, 2023

What is it about Kyle Kirkwood and street course IndyCar racing? When track temperatures are at their hottest, Kyle Kirkwood is at his coolest. Kirkwood in his No. 27 Honda for Andretti Autosports led 34 of the 80 laps during Sunday’s Music City Grand Prix capturing grabbing his second career IndyCar win. Kirkwood took the […]

Derik Vance - Aug 6, 2023

Is this the boost Scott McLaughlin has been searching for? The Kiwi took a commanding NTT IndyCar P1 Award. After IndyCar qualifying was moved to the early evening due to heavy showers. The was sun shining onto the Nashville Street Course. Conditions were drastically different from second practice, but that didn’t seem to bother McLaughlin […]

Derik Vance - Aug 5, 2023

An early morning rain shower played havoc on this morning’s IndyCar practice. The track wasn’t ideal for this morning’s 30-minute practice session before IndyCar qualifying later today with just 25 of the 27 entries for the Music City Grand Prix taking to the track on rain tires as permitted by track officials. In conditions that […]

Derik Vance - Aug 5, 2023

With just five races left in the 2023 NTT IndyCar Series season, its time to take to the streets of Nashville for the Music City Grand Prix The IndyCar race weekend gets started on Friday, August 4th with 1st practice and concludes on Sunday, August 6th with the race. The drivers will be testing their […]

Derik Vance - Aug 5, 2023

The 2024 IndyCar Calendar is being reshuffled. The race in Nashville will now be the season finale. As the NTT IndyCar Series rolls into the streets of Nashville for the Music City Grand Prix this weekend, changes were announced for the 2024 race. The Music City Grand Prix will be moving to the season finale […]

Derik Vance - Aug 4, 2023

If Will Power was looking to go back into the NTT IndyCar Series points championship chase, he’s off to a good start in Nashville. After the checkered flag dropped on Friday’s 1 hour and 15-minute practice session in preparation for Sunday’s Music City Grand Prix, two-time and reigning IndyCar series champion Power in his No. […]

Randy Worley - Jul 23, 2023

Josef Newgarden proved once more he’s the master of the Iowa Speedway, but his rivals certainly gave him a run for his money. The day started out with Will Power on the pole, Penske teammate Scott McLaughlin in 2nd, and David Malukas in 3rd. Ed Carpenter, who celebrated his 200th IndyCar start, rolled to green […]

Randy Worley - Jul 22, 2023

Josef Newgarden continued his dominance in Iowa. With this victory, he has now won 4 out of the last 6 races held at the Iowa Speedway. Qualifying was dominated by Team Penske, Will Power took pole with Scott McLaughlin in second, and Josef Newgarden in third. The race started out in exciting fashion. IndyCar veteran […]

Derik Vance - Jul 16, 2023

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing was victorious in Toronto as Christian Lundgaard in his No. 45 Honda cruised to his first career NTT IndyCar Series win by 11.7893 seconds over current series points leader Alex Palou. Here are the 5 takeaways from today’s race. 5. Disappointing day for Tom Blomqvist & Meyer Shank Racing Filling in […]

Derik Vance - Jul 15, 2023

What is it about Christian Lundgaard when he drives on a street or road course? During the month of May on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, Lundgaard was able to grab his 1st career NTT P1 Award for the GMR Grand Prix, then again today Lundgaard was able to secure his 2nd career NTT […]

Derik Vance - Jul 15, 2023

If Andretti Autosports wasn’t rolling into Toronto with any momentum, that might be changing after the first two practice sessions. After Friday’s practice session, Kyle Kirkwood, along with 2 other Andretti Autosport drivers, were on top of the timing charts. Kirkwood, in his No. 27 Honda, laid down a late lap with about 40 seconds left […]

Scott Dixon celebrates his win at the 2022 Honda Indy Toronto. (Joe Skibinski/Penske Entertainment)
Randy Worley - Jul 14, 2023

Chip Ganassi Racing has long been one of the dominant teams in IndyCar, and their history on the streets of Toronto is just one of many examples of that. As a team, Ganassi has won at Exhibition Place eight times, with four of those wins coming from current driver, and six-time champion Scott Dixon. While […]

The start of the 2022 Honda Indy Toronto. (Joe Skibinski/Getty Images)
Gabe Perrin - Jul 13, 2023

With Alex Palou over 100 points ahead in the championship standings, IndyCar heads north to the streets of Toronto. Alex Palou, for lack of better phrasing, is on fire. Having won three races in a row and still without a finish lower than eighth on the season, the Spaniard has pulled a 110-point gap on […]

Alex Palou celebrates his victory at the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. (Travis Hinkle/Penske Entertainment)
Derik Vance - Jul 3, 2023

When the green flag dropped today at Mid-Ohio, it was the first time one manufacturer has swept the final qualifying group since 2016. Could Honda keep up their dominance? In what may be his last year with Chip Ganassi Racing, 2021 series champion and current points leader Alex Palou continued his dominance of the 2023 season […]

Conor Daly in the pits during Carb Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Paul Hurley/Penske Entertainment)
Derik Vance - Jul 2, 2023

Conor Daly is getting a second chance at racing in IndyCar in 2023 It was announced around 8:30 this morning via Meyer Shank Racing’s Twitter that their driver Simon Pagenaud, who had a brake failure during yesterday morning’s practice session has not been medically cleared to compete and MSR has decided to put former Ed Carpenter […]

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Daniel Ricciardo at the Singapore Grand Prix, 2023
Jaden Diaz-Ndisang - Jul 2, 2023

Daniel Ricciardo made a surprise F1 comeback this year at the Hungaroring, and is now set to agree to a contract extension with AlphaTauri. Ricciardo was a key player in last year’s F1 driver market, unexpectedly losing his McLaren seat. The 34-year-old opted to spend the beginning of 2023 on the sidelines – to reset […]

Yuki Tsunoda, ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix, 2023.
Jaden Diaz-Ndisang - Jul 2, 2023

Yuki Tsunoda finds himself amidst the heavy speculation surrounding AlphaTauri and their driver line-up for 2024. AlphaTauri currently has three drivers under consideration, although Tsunoda seems quietly confident his position within the team is secure. The Japanese driver has performed at an impressive level this year, comfortably dispatching Nyck de Vries in the opening rounds. […]

Liam Lawson at the Singapore Grand Prix, 2023
Siria Famulari - Jul 2, 2023

Liam Lawson scored the first points of his F1 career at the Singapore GP with ninth place. Bayer has confirmed him for Suzuka, but he is working to have a seat in 2024. As the curtain fell on the Marina Bay circuit, Liam Lawson scored his first points in Formula 1. Daniel Ricciardo’s replacement had […]

Oscar Piastri for McLaren
Aurora Giurintano - Jul 2, 2023

The Singapore Grand Prix has just ended and despite the focus being on the front field, Oscar Piastri pulled off a magnificent race The Singapore Grand Prix is always full of surprises and this year wasn’t any different, as Oscar Piastri found out. The qualifying session was telling of how the rest of the weekend […]

Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez for Red Bull Racing at the Singapore GP
Siria Famulari - Jul 2, 2023

At Marina Bay the car underperformed. Red Bull Racing’s Singapore GP weekend was a long series of missed objectives: both cars outside the top 10, difficult tire management, problems related to the track and the asphalt. Some characteristics of the circuit The Singapore circuit is a stop and go circuit with few corners usually this […]

Sophia Charlemagne - Jul 2, 2023

With some Formula 1 teams flying high and others barely getting off the ground, how big of a role do the team principals play? Coming into the 2023 season there was an influx of changes at the top of Formula 1. The introduction of 4 new team principals was an unexpected shift that provided much […]

Noah Gragson, driver of the #9 Bass Pro Shops/TrueTimber/BRCC Chevrolet, vl the NASCAR Xfinity Series Contender Boats 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on October 22, 2022 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)
Hayden Murdock - Jul 2, 2023

Recently reinstated by NASCAR, Noah Gragson is looking to reinvent himself after his suspension. Could he get back on his feet at Kaulig Racing in the Xfinity Series in 2024? Noah Gragson, who was reinstated by NASCAR last Tuesday, is slowly rebuilding himself. Gragson released a statement on social media, thanking NASCAR and pledging to […]

Aurora Giurintano - Jul 2, 2023

In the midst of the silly season, the star of today’s rumors is once again Mick Schumacher with what seems to be a new plan B This year the silly season has started a bit later than in previous years. Rumors have been everywhere in the paddock in the last few weeks. One of the […]