Álex Palou won the IndyCar title in only his second year in the series. But did any of his rivals have a more impressive 2021 campaign?
IndyCar drivers were generally positive about the championship’s new event in Nashville after a crash-strewn race which saw nine caution periods.
Scott Dixon described his pole-winning run during Fast Nine qualifying for the 105th Indianapolis 500 as a “pretty hairy” and “tense” ordeal.
Scott Dixon took his fourth Indy 500 pole, leading the fastest field in the race’s history ahead of young stars Colton Herta and Rinus VeeKay.
Romain Grosjean is one of three big new names in IndyCar this year. But he faces a tougher task to win races than Jimmie Johnson and Scott McLaughlin.
Scott Dixon clinched his six IndyCar championship title despite rival Josef Newgarden winning a lively season finale at St Petersburg, which featured so many caution periods the pace car ran out of fuel.
Scott Dixon admitted he got “lucky” after scoring his second victory in as many races at the start of the IndyCar season.
Helio Castroneves headed a Penske one-two at Infineon Raceway to breathe life into his championship effort. He ended a 29-race streak without a win after scoring seven second places so far this year. It came just days after Penske lost both their original race cars when one of their transporters cost fire. Castroneves and Ryan … Continue reading Castroneves takes vital victory to stay in title hunt (Indy Car)
Ryan Briscoe won for Penske at Mid-Ohio in a hectic race that started on a wet track. Briscoe started second alongside Helio Castroneves but dropped back early on as Justin Wilson and Scott Dixon passed him. But with a few laps the drivers were switxhing to slick tyres and the two that changed earliest – … Continue reading Ryan Briscoe takes second win of 2008 at Mid-Ohio (Indy Car)
A pit lane error handed the Ganassi team a lucky one-two at Nashville. Scott Dixon and Dan Wheldon failed to make it into the pits during a late yellow flag period but when rain fell on the track it handed the pair a fortunate one-two. Helio Castroneves took third ahead of Tony Kanaan and Danica … Continue reading Scott Dixon lucks in to Nashville win (Indy Car)
Ryan Hunter-Reay scored a surprise maiden win at Watkins Glen in a surprising conclusion to the race at the New York circuit. Ryan Briscoe and Scott Dixon led much of the race but Darren Manning and Hunter-Reay used an alternate pit strategy to hit the front. That paid off after a spate of full-course yellows … Continue reading Ryan Hunter-Reay takes maiden win at Watins Glen (Indy Car)
Dan Wheldon took a canny victory in Iowa after covering the final 90 laps without stopping for fuel – and he did it all on his birthday! He was able to stretch out his final stint thanks in part to a length caution period after Tony Kanaan crashed out of third on lap 212 of … Continue reading Birthday boy Dan Wheldon wins in Iowa (Indy Car)
Scott Dixon started on pole position, and he won the race, but there was plenty of action in between. His Target Ganassi team mate Dan Wheldon made the early running but dropped back with handling problems and ended the race in a lowly twelfth. Alex Lloyd, making his first start, spun coming off the final … Continue reading Scott Dixon wins Indianapolis 500 from Vitor Meira and Marco Andretti