Chip Ganassi Racing Tag

By David Morgan, Associate Editor Even a mid-pack starting position and a broken front wing couldn’t keep Alex Palou down Sunday in Toronto as he brought home a second-place finish. The current NTT IndyCar Series points leader started the 85-lap Honda Indy Toronto in 15th place after a stumble in the rain in qualifying a day ago, but as the race played out, he was back to his old tricks. It seemed as if the driver of the No. 10 Chip Ganassi Racing Honda was bound for another finish near theRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Three races in two weeks are coming up with one experiencing an INDYCAR weekend for the first time. IMSA standout Tom Blomqvist will make his series debut as he’ll deputize for Simon Pagenaud in Meyer Shank Racing’s No. 60 Honda. Pagenaud, who had a violent tumble during practice at Mid-Ohio, isn’t medically cleared to run at Exhibition Place. Perhaps this weekend could be telling if the two-time Rolex 24 winner will soon make the jump to INDYCAR on a full-time basis in 2024 as MSR hasRead More
By INDYCAR LEXINGTON, Ohio – Things could not be going better for Alex Palou, who at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course won his third consecutive NTT INDYCAR SERIES race to extend his championship lead to a staggering 110 points. Palou’s victory in The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Presented by the 2023 Accord Hybrid helped him become only the second driver since the 2016 season to score a three-peat. That other driver was Scott Dixon, the six-time series champion who opened 2020 with such a streak. SEE:Race Results And ifRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Four races at three different venues in July symbolizes INDYCAR’s unique portion of the championship trail. Each venue has its characteristics as the 27-car field will tackle a road course, a street course and finally an oval doubleheader to cap off the month. It kicks off with another INDYCAR classic venue in Mid-Ohio, where Alex Palou hopes to continue his superb campaign. Following a win at Road America, he leads his Chip Ganassi Racing teammate Marcus Ericsson by 74 points. All signs could possibly lead toRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – Sunday at Road America was another entry in the Book of Dixon, with the six-time NTT IndyCar Series champion charging from deep in the field to a fourth-place result. The trouble started for Scott Dixon in practice on Saturday, when he and Will Power collided in Turn 12, leading to a heavy shunt into the wall. After a brief shoving match between the two and having their cars towed back to the paddock, it was determined that Dixon would have to goRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – Alex Palou has been on a roll as of late and kept the momentum going at Road America by decisively winning Sunday’s running of the Sonsio Grand Prix. The driver of the No. 10 Chip Ganassi Racing Honda started the weekend with some hurdles to overcome following a crash in practice, but rebounded to a third-place starting position heading into the race, where he stayed in the hunt all day and made his move late to take the win and increase hisRead More
By INDYCAR DETROIT – Precision paid off for Alex Palou on Sunday in Detroit. NTT P1 Award winner Palou used his smooth driving style to prevail on one of the toughest circuits in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES, capturing the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear on the streets of Detroit. Spaniard Palou kept the lead during two late restarts in the No. 10 Ridgeline Lubricants Honda of Chip Ganassi Racing and beat the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet of Will Power to the finish by 1.1843 seconds. SEE: Race ResultsRead More
By INDYCAR DETROIT – Alex Palou spent plenty of time in the runoff areas Friday afternoon and Saturday morning while finding the limits of grip and speed on the new Streets of Detroit circuit. That education in practice paid off Saturday, as 2021 NTT INDYCAR SERIES champion Palou will start the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear on Sunday from the best position – pole. SEE: Qualifying Results 2021 series champion Palou earned his third career pole and second in a row – he also won the NTT P1 Award forRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor INDIANAPOLIS – No attack, no chance. Takuma Sato, the 2020 winner of the Indianapolis 500, paced Friday’s Carb Day practice at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, flexing his muscles in the final track time before the 107th running of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing on Sunday. Driving a Chip Ganassi Racing Honda this season on just the ovals, the two-time Indy 500 champion paced the session at 227.855 mph ahead of his teammate, six-time NTT IndyCar Series champion and 2008 Indy 500 winner Scott Dixon. Will Power timedRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The long wait is almost over as 33 of the bravest competitors in the world look to make Sunday’s 107th Indianapolis 500 as their moment to shine. From record speeds to milestones, each driver have their own story with a few standing out more than others. Good, bad or indifferent, this year’s buildup to the 200-lap race has seen it all. Starting up front is an all-European front row, an Indy 500 first. Leading the cavalry is Alex Palou, who was two laps away from winningRead More