IndyCar

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2019, file photo, Alexander Rossi smiles during a news conference for an IndyCar Series auto race at Pocono Raceway, in Long Pond, Pa. Josef Newgarden leads Rossi in the IndyCar standings heading into this weekend's finale at Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey, Calif. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
September 20, 2019 - 7:43 pm
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — When a 19-year-old rookie paces the field at an unfamiliar and technically demanding race track, it catches the attention of veterans who wonder if the kid is fearless or foolish whipping around historic Laguna Seca Raceway. Will Power went with "definitely brave" in...
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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2019, file photo, Josef Newgarden waves before an IndyCar auto race at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Ill. Newgarden can win his second IndyCar championship in three years in the season finale at historic Laguna Seca on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
September 19, 2019 - 4:32 pm
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Josef Newgarden, clad head-to-toe in solid black, was the last championship contender to arrive at an IndyCar event already underway. He climbed the stairs, saw challenger Alexander Rossi bogged down in interviews and spread his arms wide as he made his entrance. "Good...
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File-This Aug. 17, 2019, file photo shows Josef Newgarden laughing during a news conference for Sunday's IndyCar Series auto race at Pocono Raceway, in Long Pond, Pa. Newgarden has been the IndyCar points leader for all but one race this season and built enough of a cushion that his mindset has changed as the championship race speeds into an anticlimactic final two events of the year. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
September 01, 2019 - 6:33 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — Josef Newgarden tightened his grip on the IndyCar championship with a trouble-free run at Portland International Raceway and a victory by teammate Will Power. Power won for the second time in three races, and the Sunday victory was critical because it prevented any of...
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Josef Newgarden drives into Turn 1 during an IndyCar Series auto race at Pocono Raceway, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
September 01, 2019 - 4:36 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — IndyCar won't return to Pocono Raceway next season and instead will replace the triangular oval with Richmond Raceway on the 2020 schedule announced Sunday. The series last raced on the Virginia track in 2009 and will make its return on June 27 — the same weekend it used...
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File-This Aug. 17, 2019, file photo shows Josef Newgarden laughing during a news conference for Sunday's IndyCar Series auto race at Pocono Raceway, in Long Pond, Pa. Newgarden has been the IndyCar points leader for all but one race this season and built enough of a cushion that his mindset has changed as the championship race speeds into an anticlimactic final two events of the year. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
August 31, 2019 - 7:36 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Josef Newgarden has been the IndyCar points leader practically all season and has built enough of a cushion that his mindset has changed with only two anticlimactic races left. This is his title to lose. "We're in such a favorable position," Newgarden said ahead of Sunday's...
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File-This Aug. 17, 2019, file photo shows Josef Newgarden laughing during a news conference for Sunday's IndyCar Series auto race at Pocono Raceway, in Long Pond, Pa. Newgarden has been the IndyCar points leader for all but one race this season and built enough of a cushion that his mindset has changed as the championship race speeds into an anticlimactic final two events of the year. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
August 31, 2019 - 7:35 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — Josef Newgarden made a pair of mistakes in Saturday qualifying and the IndyCar points leader will start behind two of his three rivals at Portland International Raceway. Colton Herta won the pole for Sunday's race. Of the four drivers mathematically eligible to win the title...
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FILE - This May 24, 2019 file photo shows BWT Arden's Anthoine Hubert. French driver Anthoine Hubert has died in a Formula Two accident at the Belgian Grand Prix following an estimated 160 mph (257 kph) collision on Lap 2 at the high-speed Spa-Francorchamps track, which earlier Saturday Aug. 31, 2019, saw qualifying for Sunday's Formula One race. (David Davies/PA via AP, File)
August 31, 2019 - 5:24 pm
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — An idyllic day for motor racing, under clear blue skies and late-summer sunshine on a picturesque track in Belgium, ended with the death of a 22-year-old French driver on Saturday. Formula Two driver Anthoine Hubert died at the Spa-Francorchamps track following a...
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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2019, file photo, Conor Daly waves before an IndyCar auto race in Madison, Ill. Daly will get a live tryout for a ride next season when he fills in for Marcus Ericcson at Portland International Raceway this week. Daly's late substitution has sparked interest in free agency with drivers jockeying for any open seats in 2020. Daly has been without a full-time IndyCar ride the last two years. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
August 30, 2019 - 3:44 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — Conor Daly landed one of the most coveted seats in IndyCar when Arrow Schmidt Peterson called for a substitute driver for Sunday's race at Portland International Raceway. The opportunity is essentially a live tryout for an expected open seat with the team next year, when...
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Takuma Sato celebrates after winning the IndyCar auto race at World Wide Technology Raceway on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in Madison, Ill. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
August 29, 2019 - 12:30 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Just a few days after Takuma Sato was widely criticized as the aggressor in a spectacular opening-lap crash, Bobby Rahal took his driver to lunch. Rahal happened to have business in Colorado, where Sato currently lives, and detoured to deliver a pep talk in the wake of a five-...
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August 23, 2019 - 8:29 pm
MADISON, Ill. (AP) — Josef Newgarden won the pole for Saturday night's IndyCar race at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway. It was the second pole in succession for the series points leader, his third of the season and the eighth of his career. Newgarden sat on the pole last week at Pocono by...
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