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INDIANAPOLIS — The finish of this year’s Indianapolis 500 has been both revered and reviled depending on who you ask. Many fans loved the last-lap shootout that saw Marcus Ericsson get passed by Josef Newgarden in a white flag restart. Others have gone to (unfounded) extremes as far as accusing IndyCar of “rigging” the finish by […]
FORT WORTH, Texas. — Sunday’s PPG 375 at Texas is being talked up as one of the most exciting races at an oval other than the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in nearly a decade. Josef Newgarden was able to emerge victorious among what ended up being about seven or eight drivers at the end that had […] The post A Fine Line: What IndyCar’s Texas Thriller Means For Oval Racing Going Forward appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM — Indy's Mobile News.
FORT WORTH, Texas. — In was will be remembered as one of the most exciting races in recent memory, Josef Newgarden clawed his way to the front to win the PPG 375 at Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday, outlasting a battle with Pato O’Ward down the stretch. With 10 laps to go, the drivers restarted […] The post Newgarden Wins Wild Race At Texas, Outlasting Duel With O’Ward appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM — Indy's Mobile News.
FORT WORTH, Texas. — The NTT IndyCar Series will return after nearly a month off to open the season this weekend when drivers will take on the first oval race of the season at Texas Motor Speedway. Scott Dixon, who has won five times at the mile-and-a-half tri-oval, is one of 28 drivers looking to […] The post Dixon Optimistic For More Competitive Race At Texas This Weekend appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM — Indy's Mobile News.
INDIANAPOLIS — Ryan Hunter-Reay is making his return to IndyCar racing this season as he plans to try and qualify for the Indianapolis 500 with Dreyer & Reinbold Racing. DRR announced on Wednesday that Hunter-Reay will pilot the #23-car for the team during the Month of May in an effort for him to try and […] The post Ryan Hunter-Reay To Return To Indy With DRR In May appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM — Indy's Mobile News.
ZIONSVILLE, Ind. — Rahal Letterman Lanigan IndyCar driver Jack Harvey is still not medically cleared to drive after undergoing another evaluation this week. Harvey was injured in a wreck during the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg earlier this month. Nearly 10 days later, RLL is saying in a statement that Harvey would not be […] The post Jack Harvey Still Not Cleared To Drive As He Recovers From St. Pete Wreck appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM — Indy's Mobile News.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Former Formula One driver Jenson Button will be trying his hand at racing with fenders later this season. Button, who won the 2009 F1 world drivers’ championship with the former Brawn GP F1 Team, says he will compete in NASCAR’s top level of competition in three road course events this season, including […] The post F1 World Champion Jenson Button To Race In Three NASCAR Road Races appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM — Indy's Mobile News.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Beginning the IndyCar season last year at St. Petersburg, Scott McLaughlin won what was pretty much a clean, strategy-dependent race with only one caution throughout. The exact opposite happened to open the season this year with Marcus Ericsson securing his fourth career win in the NTT IndyCar Series by surviving a […] The post Ericsson Wins Crash Filled IndyCar Season Opener At St. Pete appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM — Indy's Mobile News.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Defending NTT IndyCar Series champion Will Power expects the competition to be even more of a level playing field with the elimination of double points for the Indianapolis 500. In recent years, in order to juice up competition and to place more importance on doing well in the “500”, the series […] The post Power Glad IndyCar Eliminated Double Points At Indy 500 appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM — Indy's Mobile News.
INDIANAPOLIS — The owner of Indy Eleven is certainly keeping the door open to the possibility of joining Major League Soccer as the team announces plans to build a new soccer stadium in downtown Indianapolis. The proposed 20,000-seat stadium is only a portion of what will eventually be a massive development on the southwest side […] The post Could Stadium Plans Put MLS Within Reach For Indy Eleven? appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM — Indy's Mobile News.