Race Weekend Central

IndyCar Preview: GMR Grand Prix

Pato O'Ward at the 2021 August IndyCar race at the IMS Road Course

(Photo: James Black/INDYCAR)

Rinus VeeKay will look to rebound at the track where he scored his first and only NTT IndyCar Series win to date.  The 21-year-old Dutchman appeared on his way to scoring his 2nd career victory in dominating fashion at the Honda Grand Prix of Alabama (May 1) until the final set of green-flag pit stops …

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Racing Team Nederland Announces Michelin Endurance Cup Schedule for 2022

Job van Uitert during practice for the Rolex 24 at Daytona, (Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

(Photo: Courtesy of IMSA)

Racing Team Nederland announced Thursday (Dec. 2) that they will compete in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s LMP2 class in the four Michelin Endurance Cup races in 2022.  Team owner Frits van Eerd will be joined by Giedo van der Garde and Dylan Murry in the four endurance events.  In addition, INDYCAR driver Rinus VeeKay …

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2021 IndyCar Summer Break Update: Race Win Contenders

Rinus VeeKay and Sebastien Bourdais at Mid-Ohio

(Photo by Matt Fraver/INDYCAR)

In the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series, some drivers have lived up to the pre-season moniker of being a race win contender. Some have gone above and beyond, while others seem to have a black cloud following them wherever they go. Let’s take a look at how the drivers picked as race win contenders before this …

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Oliver Askew Replaces Injured Rinus VeeKay for IndyCar Road America Race

Oliver Askew

Oliver Askew prior to the Iowa INDYCAR 250s Race 1 and 2 at Iowa Speedway Friday, July 17, 2020 (Photo by: Joe Skibinski, courtesy of IndyCar)

After full-time Ed Carpenter Racing driver Rinus VeeKay was injured this week in a cycling accident, the team has found their replacement for the No. 21 this week at Road America in Oliver Askew. It’s the second time this week Askew has been tapped to fill in for an injured driver. Askew drove the No. …

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Rinus Veekay Injured in Cycling Accident, Status Pending for Road America

2020 REV Group Grand Prix

(Photo Credit: Chris Jones/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Rinus VeeKay was injured in a cycling accident during a training ride early Tuesday, Ed Carpenter Racing announced June 15. The NTT IndyCar Series young gun sustained a clavicle injury and is being treated by INDYCAR’s medical staff. The team said VeeKay’s participation in this weekend’s Rev Group Grand Prix at Road America is pending. …

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