Ex-Force India F1 Team boss, Bob Fernley, has been named as the president of McLaren’s 2019 Indianapolis 500 entry. He will report directly to the McLaren CEO Zak Brown, as the team try to get Fernando Alonso to victory circle.
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Jordan King will take part in his first Indianapolis 500 in 2019 after signing a one-race deal with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing. The event will be the British driver’s first oval race.
Ed Jones has secured a part-time drive in the 2019 IndyCar season after Ed Carpenter Racing announced a deal between themselves and Scuderia Corsa. Jones will drive on the road courses and street circuits.
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Season Review: 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series – Dixon makes a bid for the history books with his fifth title
After a season of intense on-track action once again, the Verizon IndyCar Series has concluded for the year, with Scott Dixon emerging as the champion for the fifth time. Here, TCF takes you through the key points of the year that ultimately went on to decide the championship.
After taking his first IndyCar win in over a year and the third of his career, Takuma Sato has described the Sunday of the Grand Prix of Portland weekend as “one of the most beautiful days” of his life.
Takuma Sato won the 2018 IndyCar Grand Prix of Portland after fending off a late-race challenge from Ryan Hunter-Reay. Championship leader Scott Dixon finished fifth after being caught in a crash on lap one.
This weekend, the Verizon IndyCar Series heads to “Motor City” for the 2018 Chevrolet Duel in Detroit. Two races await the drivers, one on Saturday and one on Sunday. Here, Jordan Groves takes you through everything you need to know ahead of the double-header race weekend.
The wait is almost over. The Verizon IndyCar Series is just days away from it’s biggest race of the season. Ahead of this weekend’s 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500, TCF’s Jordan Groves takes you through everything you need to know.
Reports have emerged today that McLaren staff are in Indianapolis to discuss a potential full-time 2019 IndyCar entry. Sources suggest that the team are looking at a partnership with Andretti Autosport or Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing.
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A lack of competition and a subdued showing from Alonso are just two of the reasons why Fernando’s first win for five years wasn’t the occasion it should have been.
Two-time Indianapolis 500 champion, Juan Pablo Montoya, announced yesterday that he would be missing the 2018 running of the famous IndyCar race to instead prepare for his Le Mans debut in June.
An IndyCar programme will be put on the back burner until McLaren are successful again in Formula 1, according to McLaren Executive Director Zak Brown.
Graham Rahal feels Fernando Alonso was destined to be a frontrunner in the Indianapolis 500 in 2017 thanks to the preparations the two-time Formula 1 World Champion had at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Formula 1 has been named the fastest-growing sport on social media, and also saw increasing TV numbers, in the first post-Bernie years
The winning driver and team of the 2017 Indy 500, Takuma Sato and Andretti Autosports, have been presented with mini versions of the Indy 500 trophy this week.