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Danica Patrick Joining NBC’s Indianapolis 500 Coverage

NBC Sports confirmed their commitment to promoting one of their newest properties on Wednesday morning (March 20), announcing the addition of Danica Patrick to their 103rd Indianapolis 500 coverage team. The 2005 Indy 500 Rookie of the Year will serve as studio analyst alongside host Mike Tirico, providing pre-race, post-race …

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Fernando Alonso to Test Indy Car at Texas

In preparation for his second appearance at the Indianapolis 500 in May, two-time Formula One World Champion Fernando Alonso will be taking to the high banks of Texas Motor Speedway next month. First reported by Motorsport, it was revealed that Alonso will shake down his McLaren Indy car, equipped with …

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Ed Jones Suffers Broken Bone in Hand in Accident in St. Petersburg Season Opener

Per Motorsport.com, Ed Jones suffered a broken bone in his hand during Sunday’s (March 11th) NTT Data IndyCar season opener in St. Petersburg. Jones brushed the wall in Turn 9 resulting in the No. 20 hitting the outside wall nose first. Matheus Leist then made contact with the car ending …

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James Davison Returns to Dale Coyne Racing for 103rd Indianapolis 500

Australian James Davison announced his return to the Indianapolis 500 on Friday (March 9), as he will team up with Dale Coyne Racing once again.  The entry will be fielded in a partnership with Jonathan Byrd’s Racing, Hollinger MotorSport, and Belardi Auto Racing. Davison will attempt to make his fifth …

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Clauson-Marshall Racing, Pippa Mann Entering 2019 Indianapolis 500

USAC sprint car team Clauson-Marshall Racing is making its first foray into the NTT IndyCar Series with an attempt at the 2019 Indianapolis 500, the team announced Wednesday (Feb. 27). Sponsorship will come from Driven2SaveLives, and Pippa Mann will pilot the No. 39 Chevrolet. Clauson-Marshall Racing was founded in 2016 after …

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Max Chilton Returning to Carlin, Charlie Kimball Running Part-Time

NTT IndyCar Series team Carlin announced on Monday (Jan. 21) that Max Chilton will return to the team in 2019 after a successful freshman season with the organization. Chilton will pilot the No. 59 Chevrolet with returning sponsor Gallagher on board; the sponsor has partnered with Chilton in all 50 …

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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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