IndyCar

FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2017, file photo, JR Hilderbrand drives on the track during an IndyCar auto race at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Ill. The track outside St. Louis that hosts IndyCar, NASCAR and NHRA events is getting not only a new name, but a promise to become a proving ground for tech innovations aimed at enhancing the fan experience. Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois, will be renamed World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway. Terms of the naming rights agreement announced Wednesday, April 17, 2019, were not disclosed. (AP Photo/Scott Kane, File)
April 17, 2019 - 3:24 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A track outside St. Louis that hosts IndyCar, NASCAR and NHRA events is getting not only a new name, but a promise to become a proving ground for tech innovations aimed at enhancing the fan experience. Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois, will be renamed World Wide...
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April 15, 2019 - 4:26 pm
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — House of Pistachios was a mom-and-pop startup launched in 1984 by a Southern California family trying to hawk homemade nuts, mints, candies, fruits and chews. As the tiny company grew, the family loaded their wares and traveled up and down the West Coast. One of the first...
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April 14, 2019 - 8:03 pm
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Alexander Rossi weaved his scooter through a horde of pedestrians and deftly maneuvered around the sun-drenched fans still partying in the streets of Long Beach. Then Rossi suddenly stopped, kicked his leg away from the bike, and fiddled with a switch. His scooter nearly...
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April 14, 2019 - 6:30 pm
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the Grand Prix of Long Beach (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Alexander Rossi has become the first driver in 12 years to win back-to-back on the streets of Long Beach, and the American joined some of the top stars in racing as multiple winners of the second-...
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April 13, 2019 - 6:31 pm
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Simon Pagenaud sat down between Will Power and Graham Rahal ready to discuss his best qualifying event of the season. "I'm still here," Pagenaud defiantly declared. And with that, personality and panache poured out of IndyCar's top drivers in a highly entertaining post-...
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April 12, 2019 - 6:57 pm
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Alexander Rossi has been quietly "collecting points" through the first three races of the IndyCar season. There's been nothing spectacular about his start to the season — finishes of fifth, ninth and fifth and five total laps led — but it could be the strategy that leads...
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April 12, 2019 - 5:31 pm
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Jarrett Andretti will fulfill his father's wish to see him race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway when he becomes the seventh Andretti to race at the venerable track in his Indy Lights debut next month. Andretti is a third-generation racer from one of the most famous racing...
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April 12, 2019 - 1:53 pm
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — IMSA points leader Jordan Taylor has been cleared to race this weekend after an emergency appendectomy while on vacation in Hawaii. Wayne Taylor said his son woke up with a pain in his side and had his appendix removed Monday night. Kamui Kobayashi, part of the Wayne...
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April 07, 2019 - 6:19 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on Indy Grand Prix of Alabama (all times local): 5:12 p.m. Takuma Sato of Japan has won the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama for his fourth career IndyCar victory. Sato, the 2017 Indianapolis 500 winner, became the fifth driver to win after starting on the pole at...
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Will Power (12) of Australia, Alexander Rossi (27) and Ryan Hunter-Reay (28) lead the field into Turn 1 at the start of the IndyCar Classic auto race, Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
April 03, 2019 - 3:21 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NBC Sports will use retired NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. in its inaugural broadcast of the Indianapolis 500 next month. The second-year analyst will be part of a team that features 14 commentators and host Mike Tirico and analyst Danica Patrick. Earnhardt will be a roving...
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