About Kurt Darling

MADISON, Ill. — The Bommarito 500 at World Wide Technolgy Raceway had huge implications on the NTT IndyCar Series Championship hunt as Josef Newgarden led 138 of the race’s 260 laps to claim his second win of the season Saturday night. “Team Penske is good here,” Newgarden said. “We wanted to get back into this […]

NEWTON, Iowa. — After a one-year absence from the IndyCar calendar, Iowa Speedway will be back on the 2022 schedule as a doubleheader weekend. In a new multi-year sponsorship deal with Hy-Vee, which is based in Des Moines, IndyCar will be running two races on the short-oval during a weekend in late July. On July […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Tonight begins practice and heat races for the Driven2SaveLives BC39 on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway dirt track. The event is special in the hearts of USAC dirt racers, and drivers of other disciplines who were impacted by the life of Bryan Clauson. Clauson was killed in August 2016 at a midget race […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — In a race marred by issues with the racecourse in the closing laps, AJ Allmendinger likely scored the biggest win of his life on Sunday in the Verizon 200 at the Brickyard. Allmendinger had finished second the day before in the Xfinity Series race to Austin Cindric. “I was so mad yesterday,” […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Austin Cindric led 22 laps and made a critical pass in the closing laps for the lead to secure his fifth win of the season. The win is the second for Team Penske of the tripleheader weekend after Will Power won the Big Machine Spiked Coolers Grand Prix which preceded the Pennzoil […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Will Power led more laps than he’s led all season this year to win the Big Machine Spiked Coolers Grand Prix on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. The win is Power’s 40th career win in the NTT IndyCar Series and his first win this season. “We needed “this win” as a […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — The winds of change have blown through the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in a big way in the last few years. With Roger Penske taking over ownership of the track and making vast changes, many of them for the better, the track is poised to see a period of great prosperity. One of […]

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The front of Marcus Ericsson’s car was sent flying into the air after colliding with the rear of Sebastien Bourdais in the opening laps of the inaugural Music City Grand Prix on the streets of Nashville, Tennessee Sunday. He busted his nose, maybe even his suspension as well, and was slapped with […]

TOKYO — Two Hoosiers helped Team USA advance into the finals of their respective track and field events at the Tokyo Olympics Thursday morning. Pike High School-graduate Lynna Irby ran the anchor leg of the women’s 4×400 meter relay team in the semi-finals of the event at Olympic Stadium. She held a lead built by […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Juncos Racing is returning to the NTT IndyCar Series next year as a full-time team. The small racing team based in Speedway, Indiana, has primarily focused on its Road To Indy programs in Indy Pro 2000 and Indy Lights over the last two years. 2022 will be the first full-time season in […]