Andretti branches out with SRX Championship, NASCAR debut

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It has been two years since Marco Andretti has run a full season in IndyCar. Now that his full-time open-wheel career seems to be done, he is beginning to branch out to other forms of motorsport. Despite breaking his wrist midway through the SRX finale at Sharon Speedway on July 23rd, Marco Andretti still fought […] READ MORE


NASCAR: Tyler Reddick takes the next step in his development

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Even with his move to 23XI Racing looming, Tyler Reddick took the next step in his development on Sunday at The Brickyard. Tyler Reddick took his seat at the podium in the media center at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with a half-empty bottle of champagne. Moments before, he finished taking multiple victory lane photos with […] READ MORE


The White Zone: Indianapolis won me over

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INDIANAPOLIS — I strolled down the long, long pit road at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. I took in the sights and sounds of the century-old cathedral of auto racing. Yes, the booming bass of the music playing over the PA system died out hours ago. Yes, the fans long since exited the 559-acre property just […] READ MORE


Despite penalty, McDowell remains strong at road courses

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Chase Elliott. Austin Cindric. Kyle Larson. All drivers that one would expect to see up front at road courses. Michael McDowell? Not typically at the top of those lists. Here’s why he should be: INDIANAPOLIS — They say numbers don’t lie. That phrase couldn’t be any more true than when you look at Michael McDowell […] READ MORE


Reddick dominates Indy, wins in OT

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Even with the late restarts, Tyler Reddick had Indianapolis in check to win the Verizon 200. INDIANAPOLIS – Nine-tenths of a second. Tyler Reddick needed ninth-tenths of a second less fuel than Christopher Bell, when both pitted on Lap 52, to cycle ahead at Indianapolis. Even two late restarts didn’t throw a wrench into Reddick’s […] READ MORE


Indianapolis: Oval or road course

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INDIANAPOLIS — Sitting at the podium in the DEX Imaging Media Center at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Stephen Conley of The Podium Finish asked AJ Allmendinger what winning at The Brickyard meant to him. “No matter what you race here,” he said, “if you’re able to win at this race track, it’s something that’ll last in your […] READ MORE


IndyCar: Gallagher Grand Prix qualifying roundup

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INDIANAPOLIS — Felix Rosenqvist‘s car was solid all day, which led him to his second pole position of the season for tomorrow’s Gallagher Grand Prix, but it was quite the opposite for his Arrow McLaren SP teammate Pato O’Ward. After multiple off-track excursions in practice on Friday morning, the young Mexican star wrestled his No. […] READ MORE


Alex Palou facing championship battle along with lawsuit

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It is something that is pretty much unprecedented in motorsports history. Chip Ganassi Racing has filed a lawsuit against their own champion driver Alex Palou. INDIANAPOLIS — Yep. We’re talking Alex Palou. If you haven’t heard, Chip Ganassi Racing filed a lawsuit against the 2021 IndyCar Series champion, Monday, for an alleged breach of contract […] READ MORE


IMSA & NASCAR’s future plans at Indianapolis

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INDIANAPOLIS — Here’s a rundown of some IMSA and NASCAR news and notes from Indy. IMSA returns to the Brickyard The Brickyard made the poorly kept IMSA secret official. Indianapolis Motor Speedway track president, Doug Boles, announced, Friday, that the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will return to The Brickyard in 2023. It’s the first time […] READ MORE


NASCAR Cup Series: Verizon 200 preview, predictions and how to watch

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After Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch were disqualified at Pocono, Chase Elliott took his fourth win of the season in rather controversial circumstances. Now, the NASCAR Cup Series sets its eyes on Indianapolis for the second annual Verizon 200. INDIANAPOLIS — “1 tainted trophy and 1 used bottle of champagne.” That was Denny Hamlin‘s caption on […] READ MORE