This week on Trackside, Kevin Lee and Curt Cavin look back on Josef Newgarden’s victory in Sunday’s Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach. They discuss Team Penske’s red-hot start to the season, and if Newgarden could be on the way to his third IndyCar title.
They break down the disappointing Sunday for Colton Herta and if his potential F1 future has had an impact on his slow start to the season, plus Romain Grosjean’s exciting second-place finish and if there’s any friction among Grosjean and his Andretti Autosport teammates. Also, Kevin breaks down Pato O’Ward’s disappointing start and Pato’s frustration with McLaren.
With a new segment brought to you by the Indianapolis Speedrome and Circle City Raceway, the first Trackside News of the Week is that IndyCar has entered the NFT world in a partnership with Tom Brady’s company. Later, Kevin and Curt address listener questions, and look ahead to the upcoming silly season, including where Alexander Rossi could end up. Finally, they give an update on the road to a 33rd entry for the Indianapolis 500.