IndyCar

May 20, 2019 - 8:35 am
AVON, Ind. (AP) — Retired two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. has been arrested in central Indiana and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated. The Indianapolis Star reports from police records that the 57-year-old Unser was stopped early Monday in Avon, just west of...
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Fernando Alonso, of Spain, prepares to make his final qualification attempt for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, May 19, 2019 in Indianapolis. Alonso failed to make the field (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
May 20, 2019 - 8:09 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — McLaren offered to buy Fernando Alonso a seat in the Indianapolis 500, but the Formula One champion told the team he was uncomfortable replacing a driver who had earned a spot in the race. Alonso, with McLaren, failed to qualify for next Sunday's race , a humiliation for the...
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Simon Pagenaud, of France, is congratulated by a member of his crew after he qualified for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
May 19, 2019 - 2:54 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Indianapolis 500 qualifying (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Simon Pagenaud has won the pole for the Indianapolis 500, strengthening his case for keeping his job at Team Penske. Pagenaud averaged 229.992 mph in four laps of Sunday qualifying to lock down the top spot...
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The crew of Fernando Alonso, of Spain, pulls the car back to the garage area after rain ended a practice session for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, May 19, 2019 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 19, 2019 - 8:39 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — It's another rough day for McLaren at the Indianapolis 500 as rain has slowed the team's preparation time for its last-gasp run at making the race. McLaren completely overhauled its car Sunday morning and sent Fernando Alonso on track with a new setup. But the car was too low in...
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Fernando Alonso, of Spain, removes his gears after he qualified for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
May 18, 2019 - 3:11 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Fernando Alonso and McLaren are in serious danger of missing the Indianapolis 500 after a rocky first day of qualifying. Alonso needed four attempts to crack the top 30 that would have locked him into the field for the May 26 race. But Graham Rahal made a final qualifying effort...
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Fernando Alonso, of Spain, prepares to drive during practice for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Friday, May 17, 2019 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
May 18, 2019 - 10:06 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Indianapolis 500 qualifying (all times local): 1 p.m. Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso posted the second-slowest four-lap average in Indianapolis 500 qualifying Saturday and could be in danger of missing the May 26 race after going 225.113 mph. Only one...
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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2017, file photo, Dale Earnhardt Jr. smiles during a NASCAR news conference at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. The retired NASCAR driver will drive the pace car for the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to lead the 33 drivers to the green flag on May 26. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
May 17, 2019 - 9:45 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. will drive the pace car for the Indianapolis 500. Earnhardt will drive the Corvette Grand Sport Official at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to lead the 33 drivers to the green flag May 26. The NBC Sports analyst will be part of the broadcast...
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Helio Castroneves, of Brazil, signs autographs for fans during practice for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Thursday, May 16, 2019 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 16, 2019 - 5:05 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Helio Castroneves left Indianapolis last May, he pleaded with Roger Penske for one more chance at a record-tying fourth Indianapolis 500 win. Now that Castroneves is back in town and Penske has assured the exuberant Brazilian racer of making at least two more Indy starts,...
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Fernando Alonso, of Spain, prepares to practice for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Tuesday, May 14, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
May 15, 2019 - 10:09 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Fernando Alonso has crashed on the second day of practice for the Indianapolis 500. Alonso was following Graham Rahal around Indianapolis Motor Speedway early in Wednesday's session when he hit the inside wall as he exited the third turn. His car shot across the track, through...
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Simon Pagenaud, of France, celebrates after winning the Indy GP IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Saturday, May 11, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 11, 2019 - 4:01 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Simon Pagenaud ended his victory drought Saturday with a splashy move — complete with rooster tails. The Frenchman made a daring pass through three turns on the second-to-last lap and sped away from Scott Dixon for his third IndyCar Grand Prix victory and first series win since...
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