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SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Ticket sales for the first-ever NASCAR Cup Series race on the road course at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway are looking strong, according to IMS President Doug Boles. “Our overall number is gonna be similar to where they’ve been in the past,” Boles said. “We’ll be in that Colts football range so roughly […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Jimmie Johnson is hoping to work his way onto some oval tracks down the road in his career in IndyCar racing. Johnson says his Chip Ganassi Racing team is planning to gauge his comfort level on an oval track in a test session coming up in August at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Florida. The […]

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — With the announcement of Brad Keselowski moving to Roush-Fenway Racing for the 2022 season onward, the future is now uncertain for South Bend, Indiana-native Ryan Newman. Newman, a graduate of Purdue University, has been with Roush-Fenway as the driver of the #6-car since 2019. Keselowski will be taking over the driving duties […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — The NTT IndyCar Series is staying with NBC as its exclusive TV broadcast partner. The new multi-year agreement will guarantee that NBC will broadcast 13 of the series’ planned races for the 2022 season on network television with NBC. This includes the Indianapolis 500. The remaining races will be broadcast on the […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — The NTT IndyCar Series is getting into the video game industry. The series has announced a new partnership with Motorsport Games to create a new video game, which is expected to be released in 2023 and will be available on Xbox, Play Station, and PC. “Our partnership with Motorsport Games will bring […]

LEXINGTON, Ohio. — The run of bad luck for Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden finally came to an end on Sunday at Mid-Ohio. He led all but a handful of laps at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course en route to his 19th career IndyCar win and Team Penske’s first win since Newgarden’s win in the 2020 […]

EUGENE, Ore. —  A U.S. Olympic hopeful could miss the Tokyo Games after testing positive for marijuana. Sha’Carri Richardson has accepted a one-month ban from the US Anti-Doping Agency after she tested positive for 11-nor-9-carboxy-tetrahydrocannabinol (Carboxy-THC), a urinary metabolite of Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main psychoactive constituent of cannabis, marijuana, and hashish. “The rules are clear, […]

LEXINGTON, Ohio. — After missing the last race with a broken collarbone, Rinus Veekay has been cleared to return to the cockpit of his Ed Carpenter Racing machine. The NTT IndyCar Series is at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course this Sunday for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. Veekay said he’s been spending time in the […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA has approved interim policies allowing student-athletes to be able to profit off of their name, image, or likeness. The NCAA Board of Directors approved the policy changes on Wednesday in a meeting at the NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis. The changes were recommended by the NCAA Division 1 Council on Monday. “This […]

LEXINGTON, Ohio. — Drivers will get back on the grind this weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course after taking a weekend off following a wild finish at Road America Jun. 20. The championship standings are the closest they’ve been in recent memory at this juncture of the season with seven races left to be run. […]