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By INDYCAR A wild and chaotic day at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course wasn’t enough to derail Scott McLaughlin, who scored his second NTT INDYCAR SERIES victory of the season Sunday in The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Presented by the All-New 2023 Civic Type R. Driving the No. 3 Odyssey Battery Team Penske Chevrolet, McLaughlin held off reigning NTT INDYCAR SERIES champion Alex Palou in the No. 10 NTT DATA Chip Ganassi Racing Honda over the final 17 laps, beating him to the finish line by 0.5512 seconds. ItRead More
By INDYCAR LEXINGTON, Ohio – Josef Newgarden’s summer hot streak continued Friday at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The two-time winner at this permanent road course picked up where he left off in the most-recent NTT INDYCAR SERIES race – at Road America – by topping the practice charts here Friday in the only session of the day in preparation for Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Presented by The All-New 2023 Civic Type R (12:30 p.m. ET, live on NBC and the INDYCAR Radio Network). Newgarden drove the No. 2Read More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer July is the busiest month for the NTT IndyCar Series with five races being at four different tracks, beginning this weekend at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. No question the separation of contenders and pretenders is set to unravel as the top-seven drivers are separated by 75 points. The championship trail is still at stake, but Josef Newgarden currently has a leg up over the rest of the competition. More so that he enters Mid-Ohio as the defending race winner, but also the most recent seriesRead More
By David Morgan, Associate Editor All signs pointed to Sunday’s Sonsio Grand Prix at Road America being the place where Alexander Rossi would make his long-awaited return to victory lane, but in the end, it just wasn’t meant to be. After getting the 2022 NTT IndyCar Series season off on the wrong foot, the 30-year-old has seen steady gains in performance, banking four top-10 finishes in the five previous races this season, including a top-five in the Indianapolis 500 and a runner-up finish last weekend in Detroit. Riding that wave ofRead More
By INDYCAR ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – It’s safe to say Josef Newgarden feels like a million bucks after winning the Sonsio Grand Prix at Road America presented by AMR on Sunday. Newgarden drove to his third victory of the NTT INDYCAR SERIES season in the No. 2 PPG Team Penske Chevrolet and earned the $1 million PeopleReady Force for Good Challenge bonus. The Challenge rewards the first driver to win on all three types of circuits – road courses, street circuits and oval tracks – in 2022. The $1 million isRead More
By INDYCAR ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – Alexander Rossi earned his first NTT P1 Award in more than three years, taking the top spot Saturday for the Sonsio Grand Prix at Road America presented by AMR. Rossi’s final lap secured his seventh career pole and first since June 2019 at Detroit, as he produced a time of 1 minute, 44.8656 seconds in the No. 27 NAPA AUTO PARTS/AutoNation Honda. That lap also ensured there was a different pole winner for the first eight races of the NTT INDYCAR SERIES season, a featRead More
By INDYCAR ELKHART LAKE, Wisc. – After finishes of fifth and second in the past two NTT INDYCAR SERIES races, Alexander Rossi seems to be back in championship form with Andretti Autosport. The driver of the No. 27 NAPA AUTO PARTS/AutoNation Honda solidified that notion Friday in the weekend’s first practice at Road America, turning the fastest lap of the 75-minute session in preparation for Sunday’s Sonsio Grand Prix at Road America presented by AMR, the eighth of 17 races this season. SEE: Practice Results Rossi arrived at the picturesque 14-turn, 4.048-mileRead More
By INDYCAR DETROIT – In an intriguing race that blended strategy and speed, Will Power earned his first victory of the NTT INDYCAR SERIES season, holding off Alexander Rossi to win the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear on Sunday. Power used a two-stop strategy to perfection in the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet, warding off a charging Rossi – on a three-stop strategy in the No. 27 NAPA AUTO PARTS/AutoNation Honda. Power led 55 of 70 laps in a race that ended under caution. SEE: Race Results | Race Highlights TeamRead More
By INDYCAR DETROIT – Josef Newgarden saved the best for last, winning the NTT P1 Award for the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear on his final flying lap of qualifying Saturday at the Raceway at Belle Isle Park. Newgarden’s top lap in the Firestone Fast Six was 1 minute, 15.2153 seconds in the No. 2 Hitachi Team Penske Chevrolet. It was his first pole of the season and his first NTT P1 Award since the season-ending Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach in September 2021. A different driver hasRead More
By INDYCAR DETROIT – A significant off-track week for Kyle Kirkwood extended to more good news Friday on track at the Raceway at Belle Isle. NTT INDYCAR SERIES rookie Kirkwood was the quickest driver under sunny skies Friday afternoon during the opening practice for the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear, with a best lap of 1 minute, 16.1345 seconds in the No. 14 ROKiT/AJ FOYT RACING Chevrolet. The practice-leading performance – the first time Kirkwood or a Foyt driver has led a session this season – came just twoRead More