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Fernando Alonso Qualifies Fifth For Indy 500 [w/Video] 22
May
Posted by Brad Anderson in Dallara, honda, Indy, Motorsport, racing, Reports on 05 22nd, 2017


Fernando Alonso has qualified fifth for next weekend’s Indy 500 in what has proven to be a successful week of practice and qualifying for the rookie.
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This Was McLaren’s Last Indy 500 Racer From 38 Years Ago 21
May
Posted by Carscoops Staff in auction, Classics, Indy, mclaren on 05 21st, 2017


The big news in the ramp-up to this year's Indianapolis 500 is undoubtedly Fernando Alonso's debut in the great American motor race. But while it'll be Alonso's first time competing, it won't be McLaren's.
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Sebastien Bourdais Crashes Big During Indy 500 Qualifying 21
May
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Accidents, Indy, Motorsport, racing, video on 05 21st, 2017


The Indianapolis Motor Speedway was rocked by a dramatic crash during qualifying on Saturday when veteran driver Sebastien Bourdais hit the wall hard.
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Honda Shows The Racing Pedigree Of Its Performance Models 18
May
Posted by Brad Anderson in honda, Honda Civic, Honda Civic Si, Honda Civic Type-R, Honda Ridgeline, Honda Videos, Indy, Motorsport, racing, video on 05 18th, 2017


There’s no doubt that Honda’s racing pedigree has suffered a beating in the last two years because of its dismal Formula One performance.
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Remember That Time Ferrari Made An IndyCar? 8
May
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Classics, Ferrari, Indy, Motorsport, racing on 05 8th, 2017


Yeah, neither did we – mostly because it never actually raced. But back in the mid-1980s, Ferrari experimented with the idea of entering the Champ Car series (as the main Indy championship was then known).
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Indy Not Looking To Poach F1 Drivers, Says Boss 8
May
Posted by Brad Anderson in F1, Indy, Motorsport, racing, Reports on 05 8th, 2017


The boss of IndyCar, Mark Miles, says that despite Fernando Alonso’s decision to race at this month’s Indy 500, there’s no concerted effort to bring current F1 drivers to the series.
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Corvette Grand Sport Earns Pace Car Duties At 2017 Indy 500 5
May
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Chevrolet, Corvette, Indy, racing, Reports on 05 5th, 2017


Chevy's Corvette Grand Sport has been named the official pace car for the 2017 Indianapolis 500 race, set to take place May 28th.
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Check Out Fernando Alono’s Very Orange New IndyCar [w/Video] 3
May
Posted by Carscoops Staff in honda, Honda Videos, Indy, mclaren, McLaren Videos, McLaren-Honda, Motorsport, racing, Videos on 05 3rd, 2017


In one of the most talked-about moves in motorsports today, Fernando Alonso is gearing up to try his hand at Indy. And this is the car in which he'll make it happen.
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Watch Fernando Alonso’s First Indy 500 Test Live 3
May
Posted by Brad Anderson in F1, Indy, Motorsport, racing, video on 05 3rd, 2017


After yet another disappointing race where Fernando Alonso was forced to retire at the Russian Grand Prix, the two-time Formula One world champion has headed to the U.S. and will have the chance to test an IndyCar for the very first time.
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Alonso Says He Wants To Win The Triple Crown Of Motorsport 26
Apr
Posted by Brad Anderson in F1, Indy, Le Mans, Motorsport, racing, Reports on 04 26th, 2017


Two-time Formula One World Champion Fernando Alonso says he wants to win the fabled Triple Crown of Motorsport by adding Indy 500 and 24 Hours of Le Mans wins to his Monaco GP success.
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This Is What 5G’s At 190 MPH In An IndyCar Looks Like 25
Apr
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Indy, Offbeat News, racing, video on 04 25th, 2017


If you were looking for something even more extreme than getting launched into space, it seems that going around in circles really, really fast is the solution.
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Fernando Alonso Will Miss The Monaco GP To Race In The Indy 500 13
Apr
Posted by Carscoops Staff in honda, Indy, mclaren, Motorsport, racing on 04 13th, 2017


If we weren't already this far into the month, we'd think this was an April Fool's joke – but apparently it's for real: Fernando Alonso is going to miss the 2017 Monaco Grand Prix. Why? Because he'll be competing in the Indianapolis 500 instead.
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IndyCar Reveals First Images Of New 2018 Dallara Single-Seater 30
Mar
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Indy, Motorsport, racing on 03 30th, 2017


The IndyCar Series tried something new a couple of years ago. In addition to the engines, Honda and Chevy were invited to develop their own aero kits for their customers to use on road courses and super-speedways.
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IndyCar Considering F1-Style Cockpit Protection 19
Dec
Posted by Brad Anderson in Indy, Motorsport, racing, Reports on 12 19th, 2016


IndyCar is considering adopting an F1-style windscreen or cockpit deflector to protect drivers says the series’ vice president of competition and race engineering, Bill Pappas.
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Mazda’s New PM-18 Ready To Speed Down The Road To Indy 12
Dec
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Indy, Mazda, Motorsport, racing on 12 12th, 2016


No matter what the racing discipline, aspiring drivers don't simply show up to a race at the top level and start competing. Most have a whole ladder set up to nurture up-and-coming talents, like the Road to Indy program – which includes the Pro Mazda Championship that's introducing the new single-seater you see here.
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