IndyCar

Scott Dixon races down the track before winning an IndyCar auto race in Toronto, Sunday, July 15, 2018. (Tijana Martin/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 16, 2018 - 12:55 am
TORONTO (AP) — It was shaping up to be defending champion Josef Newgarden's day until he hit a wall and opened the way for Scott Dixon. Newgarden, the two-time winner who started from the pole position, had a third Toronto IndyCar title in his sights. Then on Turn 11 of lap 33, the American hit the...
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James Hinchcliffe passes in front of Princes' Gate during the first practice session for the Toronto Indy IndyCar auto race in Toronto, Friday July 13, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 13, 2018 - 5:16 pm
TORONTO (AP) — It has been nearly 10 years since Paul Godfrey brokered a deal to secure $2 million in provincial and municipal subsidies to help bring Toronto's IndyCar race back from the dead. Fans, however, have been lukewarm about the race since it returned to the city in 2009 after a one-year...
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July 12, 2018 - 4:46 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Paul Tracy wants drivers to get a little nastier. Back when he was racing, Tracy was famously involved in dustups, notably with fellow drivers Alex Tagliani and Sebastien Bourdais, going so far as to criticize them for keeping their helmets on during confrontations. Tracy won 31...
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James Hinchcliffe (5) races his car during the IndyCar Series auto race Sunday, July 8, 2018, at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
July 08, 2018 - 4:42 pm
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Canadian James Hinchcliffe passed Josef Newgarden with just over 40 laps left to win the IndyCar race at the Iowa Speedway on Sunday, his first victory of the season. Hinchcliffe, a series veteran who failed to qualify for this year's Indianapolis 500, picked up his first win...
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Ryan Hunter-Reay (28) drives his car during practice for the IndyCar Series auto race Saturday, July 7, 2018, at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
July 07, 2018 - 5:21 pm
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Defending IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden's up-and-down season is back on an upswing after a dominant win at Road America two weeks ago. Newgarden is back at Iowa Speedway — the scene of perhaps his most impressive performance back in 2016 — in hopes of closing the gap further...
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July 06, 2018 - 6:03 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart, three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti and NHRA legend Don Schumacher are among seven people chosen for induction into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America. The 2019 class was announced Friday at Daytona...
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FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2017, file photo, Will Power pits during the IndyCar Series auto race in Watkins Glen, N.Y. Will Power has had an uneven season, especially for someone who won the Indy 500 and still hopes to contend for an IndyCar championship. Mechanical issues forced the Penske driver out at Road America after two laps.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
June 25, 2018 - 6:01 pm
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Will Power got out of his broken-down car at the Road America garage and turned down a drink. He might not have been in his No. 12 Chevrolet long enough to break much of a sweat. Just another frustrating finish for Power in what has been an uneven IndyCar season for the...
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June 24, 2018 - 5:16 pm
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Josef Newgarden put in a lot of work to make his win at Road America look easy. With no caution flags all afternoon to slow him down, the pole-sitting Newgarden finally pulled away late from Ryan Hunter-Reay for a comfortable victory. Newgarden led 53 of 55 laps, crossing...
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June 24, 2018 - 3:11 pm
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar race at Road America (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Pole sitter Josef Newgarden had a dominating run at Road America for his third IndyCar victory of the season. The defending series champion crossed the finish line with a comfortable 3.38-second...
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June 23, 2018 - 6:53 pm
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Josef Newgarden has a pole to go with the new garden that fans planted in his honor at Road America. The defending IndyCar series champion led a Team Penske sweep up front for the 222-mile race Sunday. Newgarden turned a lap time in 1 minute, 43.20 seconds for his fifth...
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