Porsche has produced and tested their own V6 engine that would have been suitable for Formula 1 in 2021, if the German manufacturer decided to enter the sport.
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DragonSpeed’s NTT IndyCar Series driver, Ben Hanley, has answered a number of questions for The Checkered Flag’s Jordan Groves. The British driver discussed a number of topics, including how he is preparing for his first oval race, the Indy 500, next month.
Endurance Racing team DragonSpeed will make their single-seater racing debut in the 2019 IndyCar Series. The team confirmed today that they will race in five races of the 2019 season, with British driver Ben Hanley behind the wheel.
McLaren CEO Zak Brown has announced today that the team will not compete full-time in the 2019 IndyCar Series. The American stated there was still a chance the team could run Alonso in the Indy 500, however.
Brendon Hartley will race around the Marina Bay Street Circuit for the first time in his F1 career but he is no stranger to racing in the night.
After a high-speed accident at the start of this evening’s IndyCar ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway, series officials have stated that Robert Wickens is “awake and alert” and awaiting further medical treatment at a nearby hospital.
Sebastien Bourdais and Ryan Hunter-Reay have finished the first two practice sessions for this weekend’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio as the fastest drivers. Bourdais topped the morning session, with Hunter-Reay taking over in the afternoon.
McLaren and Fernando Alonso will return for a second shot at the Indianapolis 500 in 2019. The team will return for the first time since 2017 with the aim of earning Alonso the triple crown of motorsports.
McLaren CEO Zak Brown has confirmed in an interview with Spanish TV that Fernando Alonso will be taking part in an IndyCar test next week with Andretti Autosport; further fuel to the rumours that the Spaniard will race in the championship next year.
Elton Julian, team boss of Endurance racing team DragonSpeed, has stated that he intends for his team to enter the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2019. The American told RACER that he is working on building an entry for a part-time schedule.