IndyCar

June 23, 2019 - 4:14 pm
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — On a race car driver's list of nice problems to have, Alexander Rossi's biggest issue Sunday ranks pretty high. During a dominant drive at Road America, Rossi had to keep focused with nobody in his rearview mirrors. Rossi took the lead in the first turn of the first lap,...
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June 23, 2019 - 2:45 pm
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Alexander Rossi took the lead in the first turn of the first lap, and then drove away from the rest of the field to win Sunday's IndyCar race at Road America. Rossi led 54 of 55 laps, only relinquishing the lead when he made pit stops, and finished more than 28 seconds...
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June 22, 2019 - 7:00 pm
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Colton Herta became the youngest pole winner in IndyCar history Saturday, topping qualifying at Road America with a lap of 1 minute, 42.9920 seconds on the 4.014-mile circuit. At 19 years, 83 days, Herta broke the mark of 20 years, 90 days set by Graham Rahal in 2009 at St...
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June 22, 2019 - 4:34 pm
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — If someone built Road America today, it might look a lot different. The 4-mile, high-speed road course in central Wisconsin is a favorite among IndyCar drivers, earning favorable comparisons with historic tracks such as Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. But it can bite you,...
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2017, file photo, Josef Newgarden, right, stands and celebrates after being presented the Astor Cup for winning the IndyCar championship in Sonoma, Calif. Looking on at center behind the trophy is team owner Roger Penske. Newgarden wouldn’t change the career path he has had through eight IndyCar seasons, even though the American driver wanted more success earlier. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
June 21, 2019 - 12:41 pm
Josef Newgarden is already taking a different path in trying to win another IndyCar Series title. When the American won the 2017 championship in his debut season for Team Penske, Newgarden didn't even have the points lead until three wins and two runner-up finishes in the final six races. Just past...
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FILE - In this Monday, June 10, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with racing team owner Roger Penske, left, as driver Simon Pagenaud watches on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, as the president honored Team Penske for winning the 2019 Indianapolis 500 auto race. President Trump said Thursday, June 20, 2019, that he's awarding a Presidential Medal of Freedom to Penske, the most powerful man in American motorsports. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
June 20, 2019 - 5:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's awarding a Presidential Medal of Freedom to Roger Penske, one of the most powerful men in American motorsports. "He's very deserving. He's a great gentleman," Trump said as he made the announcement Thursday at the White House. "I've known him a...
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Driver Simon Pagenaud, center, speaks in front of team owner Roger Penske, left, and President Donald Trump on the South Lawn at the White House, Monday, June 10, 2019, in Washington during an event to honor Team Penske for the 2019 Indianapolis 500 win. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
June 12, 2019 - 3:48 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Simon Pagenaud has been living in the United States long enough to know that in a time of revved-up partisanship, an invitation to the White House might come with some speed bumps. Decline an invite, as some American athletes have, and you might risk being seen as a grandstander...
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Josef Newgarden (2) leads Alexander Rossi (27) during the IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway, Saturday, June 8, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas. Newgarden won the race. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
June 09, 2019 - 4:48 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Alexander Rossi will start the second half of the IndyCar season chasing points leader Josef Newgarden, possibly much the same way he did in falling short in the final laps of Newgarden's first victory in Texas . The Andretti Autosport driver has plenty of time to try to...
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Josef Newgarden takes the checkered flag to win the IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway, Saturday, June 8, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Larry Papke)
June 09, 2019 - 12:39 am
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Josef Newgarden figured if his team could get him out front, his first IndyCar victory in Texas would follow. The first three-time winner in the series this year was right, despite Alexander Rossi trying really hard to prove him wrong. Newgarden held off several late...
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Scott Dixon gets fuel and tires during the IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway, Saturday, June 8, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
June 08, 2019 - 10:35 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar race in Texas (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Defending champion Scott Dixon is out of the IndyCar race in Texas after tangling with 19-year-old Colton Herta with about 20 laps remaining. Herta tried to go underneath Dixon for a pass on the...
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