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Jul 27, 2020 Associated Press IndyCar is set for another schedule revamp, with races scheduled for Portland International Raceway and a doubleheader weekend at Laguna Seca in California both canceled. The series will now run doubleheaders at Mid-Ohio, in the St. Louis area, and at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The series will run Aug. 8-9 at
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Jul 29, 2020 Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — IndyCar driver Conor Daly will have a new lead engineer for next month’s rescheduled Indianapolis 500: NASCAR Cup-winning crew chief Cole Pearn. Ed Carpenter‘s team made the announcement Wednesday. Pearn was considered one of the top crew chiefs in NASCAR before announcing a surprise resignation in December so
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Jul 28, 2020 Associated Press Jimmie Johnson finally fulfilled his childhood dream of driving an Indy car with a test session Tuesday. When the seven-time NASCAR champion finished turning laps, he was sold on figuring out how to race next year in the IndyCar Series. “It only lit the fire more. I want to do
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Jul 31, 2020 Associated Press YORBA LINDA, Calif. — Drag racing great John Force and his four-car NHRA team are remaining parked for the rest of the 2020 season. John Force Racing announced Friday that it won’t compete in any of the final 12 events this year, citing sponsorship issues and making a financial decision
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Aug 1, 2020 Associated Press The IndyCar doubleheader scheduled for Mid-Ohio next weekend has been postponed because of the spike in coronavirus cases across the nation, which means the series won’t race again until the Indianapolis 500 on Aug. 23. Mid-Ohio recently joined Madison, Illinois, and the road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in becoming
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10:44 AM ET Associated Press MADRID — Six-time MotoGP champion Marc Marquez will not race in the Czech Grand Prix this weekend after undergoing another surgery on his right arm. Marquez needed a second surgery on Monday after re-injuring his arm at home. Honda team manager Alberto Puig said on Thursday that Marquez damaged a
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12:32 PM ET Associated Press Roger Penske has reversed course and decided not to allow fans at the Indianapolis 500 later this month. The 104th running of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” will be the first without spectators, who showed up at Indianapolis Motor Speedway every year, even during the Great Depression. It was a
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The plan has been in the works for about a year and is being spearheaded by a special projects team of the company. New Delhi: India’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) is reportedly considering to lease out vehicles to its retail customers through dealership networks in the country. As per a media
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8:43 AM ET ESPN and Reuters British carmaker McLaren has announced a cut of 1,200 jobs, including from its Formula One team, under a proposed restructuring programme to counter the coronavirus pandemic. The cuts will take place across McLaren’s three divisions: racing, automotive and applied technology. The news comes ahead of F1 introducing a $145
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These cars lying across factories, warehouses and dealerships across various stages are yet to be transacted and equals almost an entire month of production in the country. The Indian automobile industry faces multiple challenges with the key being falling customer demand across the Indian market in a weakening economy hurtling into a recession. After inheriting
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There is nothing quite like a crisis to get everyone to see the bigger picture and get on the same page. This is what has essentially happened in F1 in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic. All ten teams agreed to a budget cap of 145 million dollars for 2021, which was initially meant
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10:11 AM ET Singer-songwriter Luis Fonsi, who broke all-time streaming records with his 2017 hit ‘Despacito’, is joining the Formula One fast stream for a virtual Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday. The Miami-based Puerto Rican will line up in Racing Point colours in a field with eight regular F1 drivers, including Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc who
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  ‘With You Hamesha’ app will reduce direct contact by digitising processes. Job operations, parts ordered, repair work list will be available on app along with progress updates. Live video streaming to explain repair work using 3D images. The coronavirus pandemic doesn’t seem like it will disappear anytime soon. And with the government extending the
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12:18 AM ET ESPN News Services The IndyCar race in downtown Toronto has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The race was scheduled to be held July 12 on a street course at Exhibition Place. Event organizers said they have been in discussions with city officials about an alternate date later in the year
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8:48 AM ET Lewis Hamilton has said the prospect of taking part in a Formula One race without fans leaves him with an “empty feeling”, but the six-time champion agreed it is better than no racing at all. The first 10 races of the 2020 F1 season have been either postponed or cancelled due to
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6:27 PM ET The National Hot Rod Association is working toward resuming the 2020 season in August, with fans in attendance, according to a Monday press release. The NHRA’s “Mello Yello Drag Racing Series” will consist of 18 total events this season, including the two that ran before the circuit suspended operations amid the coronavirus
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