Early Offseason Update : Tracking Driver and Team Changes

By: Spencer NeffOctober 29, 2020 Less than a week after the season finale on the Streets of St. Petersburg, “silly season” has shifted into top gear, with multiple drivers switching rides. While several drivers continue test out aerodynamic changes at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, others have spent the past few days finalizing their plans forContinue reading “Early Offseason Update : Tracking Driver and Team Changes”

Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg: Sunday Notebook

By: Spencer NeffOctober 25, 2020 Today’s 100-lap Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg marked the final race of the 14-event NTT IndyCar Series calendar. After the cancellation of its March 15 date due to the effects of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the race was later rescheduled. Following months of uncertainty, the season finally came toContinue reading “Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg: Sunday Notebook”

Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg: Saturday Notebook

By: Spencer NeffOctober 24, 2020 With tomorrow being the last race of the season, today was one of the most pivotal days on the NTT IndyCar Series calendar. Although much of the focus was geared toward on-track activity in practice and qualifying, there was a spotlight drawn on news for the future of the series.Continue reading “Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg: Saturday Notebook”

Scott McLaughlin joining Team Penske full-time in 2021

By: Spencer NeffOctober 23, 2020 Although Scott McLaughlin has yet to appear on track for a practice, qualifying or race session, his NTT IndyCar Series career is taking shape. This evening, the three-time Supercars Champion was confirmed to make the switch to IndyCar for the next season. “I’m so excited for the opportunity to takeContinue reading “Scott McLaughlin joining Team Penske full-time in 2021”

Preview and Predictions: Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

By: Spencer NeffOctober 23, 2020 More than seven months after its original scheduled date, the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg will be run as the 2020 finale for the NTT IndyCar Series. This will also be the lone street race of the year, as the previously scheduled events at Long Beach, Detroit and TorontoContinue reading “Preview and Predictions: Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg”

2021 Road to Indy Schedules Unveiled

By: Spencer NeffOctober 22, 2020 Today, the Road to Indy unveiled the 2021 schedules. Included in the return of Indy Lights is their first appearance at Belle Isle since 2012. For the first time since 2002, the Freedom 100 will not be on the Indy Lights schedule. Due to the effects stemming from the novelContinue reading “2021 Road to Indy Schedules Unveiled”

2020 IndyCar Rookie Preview: Scott McLaughlin

By: Spencer NeffOctober 22, 2020 This weekend, one of auto racing’s most decorated drivers makes his NTT IndyCar Series debut. At the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Scott McLaughlin will make his debut with Team Penske. Although Open-Wheel Racing and America in general will be uncharted territory for McLaughlin’s racing career, the 27-year-old hasContinue reading “2020 IndyCar Rookie Preview: Scott McLaughlin”

Oliver Askew to leave Arrow McLaren SP after 2020 Season

By: Spencer NeffOctober 12, 2020 As he recovers from lingering concussion symptoms, Oliver Askew now faces uncertainty for his career plans after 2020. On Monday afternoon, Arrow McLaren SP announced it was parting with the 2019 Indy Lights Champion. “We believe that Oliver has a great deal of talent and potential for the future. HeContinue reading “Oliver Askew to leave Arrow McLaren SP after 2020 Season”

Harvest Grand Prix: Saturday Notebook

By: Spencer NeffOctober 3, 2020 Official Results: Race 2 of the inaugural INDYCAR Harvest GP presented by GMR Capping off Roger Penske’s first event with fans as the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Owner, Will Power made it a weekend sweep for Team Penske in a wire-to-wire victory during Saturday’s second race of the Harvest GP. HoldingContinue reading “Harvest Grand Prix: Saturday Notebook”

Harvest Grand Prix: Friday Notebook

By: Spencer NeffOctober 2, 2020 In a much-needed performance, Josef Newgarden earned the victory in Race 1 of the Harvest Grand Prix. By the end of the 85-lap race, the two-time NTT IndyCart Series Champion beat Andretti Autosport’s Alexander Rossi by 14.294 seconds. This is Newgarden’s third win of 2020, first on the Indianapolis MotorContinue reading “Harvest Grand Prix: Friday Notebook”