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Shell, IndyCar to Introduce Renewable Race Fuel

Shell and IndyCar have announced a variety of sustainability initiatives designed to help reduce the carbon footprint within IndyCar and power progress toward more sustainable motorsports in North America.  Beginning in 2023, Shell will produce a new race fuel for the NTT IndyCar Series. This new product consists of a blend of second-generation ethanol derived

Paretta Autosport Announces Return to IndyCar, Partnership with Ed Carpenter Racing

Paretta Autosport has announced its return to the NTT IndyCar Series and a new technical partnership with Ed Carpenter Racing (ECR).  The team plans to compete with its No. 16 Chevrolet-powered entry with driver Simona De Silvestro at the Sonsio Grand Prix at Road America (Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin) on June 12, the Honda Indy 200 at

IndyCar’s New 2.4-liter V6 Finally Sees Track Time

IndyCar’s new 2.4-liter V6 engine, due to debut in 2024, has undergone its first track tests using the Formula 1 circuit layout at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. According to IndyCar, the engine was not tested in its final configuration as development is still ongoing, not least because manufacturers are still working on integrating the hybrid system.

IndyCar Moves New Hybrid Powertrain Debut to 2024

IndyCar has moved the debut of hybrid power to the 2024 season due to global supply chain challenges. As a result, the NTT IndyCar Series will continue with its current 2.2-liter, twin-turbocharged V-6 powerplant for the 2023 season. Teams will utilize the 2.4-liter, twin-turbocharged V-6 engine with hybrid technology the following season.   “Thanks to our

IndyCar Announces 14-Race Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires Schedule

With a new era of operational control of Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires, IndyCar has announced a 14-race schedule for 2022.  The schedule features events in 11 key markets and three doubleheader weekends, including a return to Iowa Speedway and the series’ debut on the Streets of Nashville. In November, IndyCar had added the

USAC to Sanction Three Series on the Road to Indy

Andersen Promotions has announced a new agreement with the United States Auto Club (USAC Racing) to become the sanctioning body for the three racing series owned and operated by the organization—the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship and Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires as well as the new USF Juniors Presented by Cooper Tires.

IndyCar Launches Open Wheel Development Series in 2022

Andersen Promotions has announced a new series designed to help drivers prepare for the Road to Indy presented by Cooper Tires driver development platform, a path to the NTT IndyCar Series. USF Juniors presented by Cooper Tires will launch in 2022 and offer a prize package exceeding $325,000, including a scholarship valued at more than

IndyCar to Sanction, Promote Indy Lights Series

Penske Entertainment Corp. President and CEO Mark Miles has announced that IndyCar will become the sanctioning body and promoter of the Indy Lights series following 2021. The agreement was made with Andersen Promotions Owner and CEO Dan Andersen. Indy Lights serves as the final step on the “Road to Indy” ladder system that develops drivers and

17 Races for IndyCar in 2022

IndyCar has announced a 17-race schedule for the 2022 NTT IndyCar Series season (pictured below), which will feature unprecedented coverage on network television, an earlier start date, a “re-energized” summer of fan favorites, and a turbocharged stretch run. The 2022 calendar is benchmarked by the 106th Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge on Sunday, May 29. This

IndyCar to Return to Iowa for 2022 Doubleheader

After a one-year hiatus, the NTT IndyCar Series will return to Iowa Speedway in 2022 as part of a doubleheader event set for July 23–24. The series will return as part of a wide-ranging partnership with Hy-Vee, a grocery chain based in the Midwest. “We’re extremely pleased to return Iowa Speedway to the NTT IndyCar

Women in Motorsports 2021 Class

Now in our third year of our Women in Motorsports issue, we continue to find amazing women doing amazing things in motorsports, and this might be our best group of women yet. This year, we feature a bakers dozen – 13 women – who come from all kinds of different backgrounds and do all kinds

Beth Paretta, Team Principal, Paretta Autosport

Paretta Autosport showcased their all women team for the first time at the 2021 Indianapolis 500, but for Beth Paretta, it was more than a race.