Josef Newgarden leads Final Practice

By: Spencer NeffMarch 19, 2022 Practice 2 Results Combined Practice Results The last pre-race track time began with a 30-minute “special session”. The added practice was completed with seven drivers to help add grip to the second groove. Once that was completed, a 60-minute session began for the 27-car field to dial everything in beforeContinue reading “Josef Newgarden leads Final Practice”

Felix Rosenqvist wins pole at Texas Motor Speedway

By: Spencer NeffMarch 19, 2022 Arrow McLaren SP’s Felix Rosenqvist exercised some demons from past runs at TMS and a frustrating 2021 debut with the team on Saturday. With a two-lap average of 221.110 mph (46.8906 two-lap time), the Varmao, Sweden native earned the pole for Sunday’s XPEL 375. It is Rosenqvist’s second career poleContinue reading “Felix Rosenqvist wins pole at Texas Motor Speedway”

Simon Pagenaud tops opening practice at Texas

By: Spencer NeffMarch 19, 2022 Practice 1 Results During the first 60-minute session in preparation for Sunday’s XPEL 375, Meyer Shank Racing’s Simon Pagenaud led the way. Making his oval debut with the team, the 2016 INDYCAR Champion posted a best lap of 223.087 mph (23.2376 seconds) on the 1.44-mile Texas Motor Speedway. With TMSContinue reading “Simon Pagenaud tops opening practice at Texas”

XPEL 375: Weekend Preview

By: Spencer NeffMarch 18, 2022 The NTT INDYCAR SERIES returns after two weekends off for their second race of the season, the XPEL 375. On Sunday, 27 drivers will contest the first oval event of the season on the 1.44-mile Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. Headlines Following his first career pole and race win,Continue reading “XPEL 375: Weekend Preview”

J.R. Hildebrand to contest oval slate with Foyt

By: Spencer NeffMarch 11, 2022 A.J. Foyt Racing announced that 2011 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year J.R. Hildebrand will return to the team for the oval portion of the NTT INDYCAR SERIES schedule in 2022. Hildebrand ran last year’s Indianapolis 500 with the team, where he started 22nd and finished 15th, best of allContinue reading “J.R. Hildebrand to contest oval slate with Foyt”

Scott McLaughlin grabs first INDYCAR victoy to start 2022

By: Spencer NeffFebruary 27, 2022 2022 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Results After dominating second practice and qualifying, Scott McLaughlin continued on Sunday and won the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, McLaughlin started on the pole and led 49 of 100 laps, including the final 21 laps on the 1.8-mile, 14-turn temporary streetContinue reading “Scott McLaughlin grabs first INDYCAR victoy to start 2022”

Herta leads morning warmup

By: Spencer NeffFebruary 27, 2022 Results Combined Practice Results Looking to continue where he left off in 2021, Colton Herta topped the speed chart during Sunday morning’s warmup for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. The Andretti Autosport driver posted a best lap of 1m00.3283 (107.412 mph) on the 1.8-mile, 14-turn street circuit inContinue reading “Herta leads morning warmup”

Scott McLaughlin takes first career pole

By: Spencer NeffFebruary 26, 2022 After a first start in the 2020 finale and a 2021 appearance here at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Scott McLaughlin proved the proverbial third time is the charm. Qualifying Results On Saturday afternoon, the Team Penske driver earned his first career pole position in his 18th NTTContinue reading “Scott McLaughlin takes first career pole”

McLaughlin leads incident-filled second practice

By: Spencer NeffFebruary 26, 2022 Practice 2 Results Combined Practice Results During the second and final session before qualifying for Sunday’s Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Team Penske’s Scott McLaughlin set a blistering time of 59.7342 (108.481 miles per hour), the only driver to run a sub-minute lap. Finishing second as he did yesterday,Continue reading “McLaughlin leads incident-filled second practice”