After driving to a third place finish at Laguna Seca, Romain Grosjean admitted that the reception from the crowd nearly brought him to tears.
Colton Herta led all but four laps to win his second career race at Laguna Seca, while Álex Palou took a major step towards the IndyCar Series championship.
IndyCar’s returns to Toronto and Iowa are confirmed, along with a February start in St. Petersburg, Florida and the 106th Indianapolis 500 on 29 May.
Colton Herta wins his second Laguna Seca pole in a row, while Álex Palou starts ahead of championship rivals Patricio O’Ward, Josef Newgarden, and Scott Dixon.
Hélio Castroneves said one car came at him ‘like a torpedo,’ while James Hinchcliffe rued his ‘comical’ misfortune after several cars tangled at Portland’s turn one.
IndyCar points leader Álex Palou reflected on a long, early caution – and a contentious decision by race control – that helped power his winning strategy in Portland.
Álex Palou wins at Portland after being sent to the back of the field early in the race, while principal championship rival Patricio O’Ward finished outside the top ten.
Álex Palou closed to within nine points of championship leader Patricio O’Ward after Saturday’s qualifying session for the Grand Prix of Portland.
Romain Grosjean’s fine oval debut put him within striking distance of claiming Rookie of the Year honours for 2021 in the upcoming final three IndyCar races.
Oval racing is vital to IndyCar’s identity but attendance has fallen and some drivers have raised safety concerns. More short courses may be the answer.
Josef Newgarden scored his second win of the 2021 IndyCar Series, while Patricio O’Ward took the championship lead after Álex Palou and Scott Dixon were taken out in a multi-car accident.
Will Power claimed pole position for this weekend’s IndyCar race at Gateway while points leader Alex Palou starts on the penultimate row after a penalty.
Romain Grosjean insisted “everyone who thinks it’s easy to run ovals is absolutely mistaken” ahead of his race debut this weekend.
Christian Lundgaard handled the switch from Formula 2 to IndyCar with aplomb, leading on his debut despite a bout of food poisoning.
Alex Palou shrugged off the engine failure in yesterday’s race at Indianapolis which allow championship rival Patricio O’Ward to cut into his lead.
Will Power captured his 40th career IndyCar victory ahead of Romain Grosjean, while championship leader Álex Palou retired with an engine failure.
Patricio O’Ward claimed his third pole position of the season at Indianapolis while Formula 2 driver Christian Lundgaard impressed with fourth place on his debut.
IndyCar drivers were generally positive about the championship’s new event in Nashville after a crash-strewn race which saw nine caution periods.
Colton Herta explained the crash which brought an end to his dominant run in last weekend’s IndyCar race in Nashville.
Nine cautions periods and two red flags in a crazy race helped Marcus Ericsson to win after being launched into the air and serving two penalties in Nashville.