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Why Alonso's second Indy 500 will be much harder

18-May-19

Fernando Alonso returns to the Indy 500 this year with his sights set on securing the motorsport triple crown. But this year will be much harder than his 2017 attempt, with a new team and a year off to contend with read more

Herta and the young guns ready to upset IndyCar's elite

27-Mar-19

Colton Herta grabbed the headlines with his record-breaking victory at Austin to become IndyCar's youngest winner. Alongside ex-Indy Lights rival Patricio O'Ward, he's taking on IndyCar's established stars read more

How Alonso and McLaren's 2019 Indianapolis 500 attempt unravelled

20-May-19

McLaren's 2019 IndyCar return has gone from a planned full-season with proven champions targeted as Fernando Alonso's team-mates, to failing to qualify for a one-off Indianapolis 500 appearance read more

Alonso: McLaren simply not fast enough to qualify for 2019 Indy 500

20-May-19

Fernando Alonso says he did everything he possibly could to qualify for the Indianapolis 500, but the McLaren IndyCar entry was simply never fast enough read more

McLaren rules out buying Fernando Alonso into the Indianapolis 500

20-May-19

McLaren has ruled out getting Fernando Alonso into the Indianapolis 500 by buying a rival IndyCar team's entry, following its shock failure to qualify for the race read more

Pagenaud claims 2019 Indy 500 pole for Penske, Carpenter second

20-May-19

Simon Pagenaud gave Penske its first Indianapolis 500 pole for seven years in qualifying for the 2019 edition of IndyCar's premier race read more

Fernando Alonso and McLaren fail to qualify for Indianapolis 500

20-May-19

Fernando Alonso and McLaren failed to qualify for the Indianapolis 500, as they were bumped out of the field by Kyle Kaiser and the cash-strapped Juncos Racing team read more

Rain delays Indianapolis 500 qualifying, more trouble for Alonso

20-May-19

The six drivers fighting to get onto the Indianapolis 500 grid got only 20 minutes of practice on Sunday morning before rain, and Fernando Alonso had a major set-up issue read more

Heavy practice crash for Kaiser threatens Juncos's Indianapolis 500

18-May-19

Juncos Racing's already questionable entry for the 2019 Indianapolis 500 suffered a huge blow early in 'Fast Friday' practice when Kyle Kaiser crashed read more

Podcast: A legend explains the key ways to take Indy 500 glory

18-May-19

It is Indianapolis 500 qualifying this weekend, and while IndyCar has changed over the years the emotion around its premier race has not waned read more

Fernando Alonso: McLaren's Indy 500 test day inconclusive

25-Apr-19

Fernando Alonso said running only 29 laps of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Wednesday's test meant he cannot yet judge whether the McLaren Dallara-Chevrolet IndyCar package will be competitive read more

Indianapolis 500 test: Takuma Sato top as Fernando Alonso returns

25-Apr-19

Takuma Sato put Rahal Letterman Lanigan on top on a heavily rain disrupted first day of Indianapolis 500 testing, as Colton Herta led the 'rookie' session featuring Fernando Alonso read more

IndyCar could delay introducing its 2021 engine for new manufacturer

10-Apr-19

IndyCar president Jay Frye admits that delaying the introduction of the 2.4-litre engines in 2021 will be considered, if it will help entice another engine manufacturer read more

Takuma Sato: Late Barber IndyCar mistake caused 'heart attack'

10-Apr-19

Takuma Sato says his late mistake while leading IndyCar's Barber race caused a "heart attack", but described his victory as his "cleanest" in the series yet read more

McLaren unveils Fernando Alonso's Indianapolis 500 livery

10-Apr-19

McLaren has revealed Fernando Alonso's Indycar for the 2019 Indianapolis 500, which sports a similar livery to the Formula 1 team read more

IndyCar needs 'better solution' for Austin track limits

27-Mar-19

Josef Newgarden and Ryan Hunter-Reay say IndyCar must look into its decision to allow drivers to run off-track at Austin's Turn 19 by deciding not to enforce track limits read more

Penske's Will Power, Josef Newgarden top IndyCar Austin practices

22-Mar-19

Penske dominated the opening practice sessions of IndyCar's first visit to Austin, with Will Power setting the fastest time of the weekend so far read more

Ed Jones cleared to race in COTA IndyCar race despite breaking hand

22-Mar-19

IndyCar driver Ed Jones has been cleared to contest this weekend's race at the Circuit of the Americas after breaking his hand in the season opener at St Petersburg read more

IndyCar champions predict Felix Rosenqvist threat in 2019

14-Mar-19

IndyCar champions Scott Dixon, Will Power and Josef Newgarden believe Ganassi's rookie signing Felix Rosenqvist will be a major threat this season after his impressive debut in St Petersburg read more

Power and Dixon back fewer 'random' IndyCar yellows in 2019 opener

14-Mar-19

IndyCar frontrunners Scott Dixon and Will Power have praised the series for avoiding "random" caution periods in the St Petersburg season-opener read more