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Fernando Alonso to Race in the 103rd Indianapolis 500 with McLaren

With the final Formula One season coming to a close for two-time World Champion Fernando Alonso, fans and media alike have been anticipating an announcement as to where the Spaniard will race next. Today we got our first answer. McLaren announced Saturday (Nov. 10) that Alonso will be racing in …

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Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Tabs Marcus Ericsson for 2019 IndyCar Campaign

Formula 1’s Marcus Ericsson will be headed to the IndyCar Racing Series in 2019, where he will pilot the No. 7 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports entry, the organization announced on Tuesday (Oct. 30). Ericsson currently drives for Alfa Romeo Sauber in Formula 1. “It’s a great honor to be picked as …

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Ed Jones Set for Road Courses, Indianapolis 500 in 2019 With Ed Carpenter Racing

Ed Jones will drive 12 of the 17 events of the 2019 IndyCar Series, including the Indianapolis 500, for Ed Carpenter Racing, the team announced Wednesday (Oct. 17). The news comes after RACER first reported Tuesday that Jordan King would not return to ECR in 2019, leaving a vacancy in the No. …

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Ryan Hunter-Reay Dominates Sonoma While Scott Dixon Wins Title No. 5

Andretti Autosport won the battle, but Scott Dixon won the war Sunday (Sept. 16) at Sonoma Raceway. Andretti driver Ryan Hunter-Reay won the Grand Prix of Sonoma after starting from the pole and leading 80 laps. But Dixon finished a strong second, more than enough to clinch his fifth career …

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Hunter-Reay Wins Sonoma Pole While O’Ward Stuns With Fast Six Effort

Andretti Autosport driver Ryan Hunter-Reay will start from the pole on Sunday for the Grand Prix of Sonoma. But what really caught the teams’ attention was the performance of Patricio O’Ward, who qualified fifth for the IndyCar Series finale. O’Ward, 19, made the Fast Six in his first ever qualifying …

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Robert Wickens Undergoes More Surgery, Severity Still Unknown

IndyCar Series driver Robert Wickens has successfully undergone surgeries on his legs and hands, according to Motorsport, and Schmidt Peterson Motorsports stated that they were “completed without complication.” Wickens is expected to be transferred from Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis to a rehabilitation facility sometime in the next week, …

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