INDYCAR News for the Month of July 2022

OpenWheel.com’s Gallagher GP at IMS photo gallery – OpenWheel.com’s photo gallery from the NTT INDYCAR SERIES 2022 Gallagher Grand Prix on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course is available at the link. – OpenWheel.com – (7/30/2022)

Rossi breaks winless streak with Gallagher GP victory – Andretti Autosport’s Alexander Rossi won the Gallagher Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for his first NTT INDYCAR SERIES victory since 2019. The Top 5 was Rossi, Lundgaard, Power, McLaughlin, and Newgarden. Full results here. – INDYCAR – (7/30/2022)

Newgarden tops Gallagher GP warmup – Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden topped the charts in the morning warmup for the Gallagher Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with a lap of 1:10.9281. The Top 5 was Newgarden, Kirkwood, Lundgaard, Rossi, and Herta. Full results here. – INDYCAR – (7/30/2022)

Rosenqvist takes pole for Gallagher GP – Arrow McLaren SP’s Felix Rosenqvist earned the pole for the Gallagher Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with a Firestone Fast 6 lap of 1:10.2265. The Firestone Fast 6 order was Rosenqvist, Rossi, O’Ward, Power, Newgarden, and Lundgaard. Full results here. – INDYCAR – (7/29/2022)

Newgarden cleared for remainder of weekend after practice – “After being evaluated by INDYCAR Medical Director Dr. Geoffrey Billows following NTT INDYCAR SERIES practice Friday morning at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the driver of the No. 2 PPG Team Penske Chevrolet, Josef Newgarden, has been cleared to resume all racing activities.” Full release at the link. – INDYCAR – (7/29/2022)

IMS and IMSA announce “IMSA Battle on the Bricks” for September ’23 – “IMSA is returning to famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. For the first time since 2014, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will be back at the Racing Capital of the World on the weekend of Sept. 15-17, 2023, as the headline event of a full weekend of IMSA sports car action billed as the “IMSA Battle on the Bricks” around the 14-turn, 2.439-mile road course. The two-hour, 40-minute WeatherTech Championship event will be held on Sunday, Sept. 17 with live NBC network television coverage.” Full release at the link. – IMS – (7/29/2022)

Rossi quickest in Gallagher GP Practice 1 – Andretti Autosport’s Alexander Rossi was fastest in Practice 1 for the Gallagher Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with a lap of 1:10.0919. The Top 5 was Rossi, Newgarden, Herta, McLaughlin, and Palou. Full results here. – INDYCAR – (7/29/2022)

Gallagher GP spotter guide – The official INDYCAR spotter guide for the NTT INDYCAR SERIES 2022 Gallagher Grand Prix on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course is available at the link. – INDYCAR – (7/29/2022)

Newgarden cleared to practice but to be re-evaluated afterwards – “Following the event at Iowa Speedway and per INDYCAR protocol, the driver of the No. 2 PPG Team Penske Chevrolet, Josef Newgarden, was evaluated this afternoon by INDYCAR Medical Director Dr. Geoffrey Billows. The examination determined that Newgarden is cleared to participate in Friday’s NTT INDYCAR SERIES practice session on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. Newgarden will be re-evaluated after the session to determine if he’s cleared to resume all racing activities for the remainder of the Gallagher Grand Prix event.” Full release at the link. – INDYCAR – (7/28/2022)

OpenWheel.com’s Gallagher Grand Prix at IMS preview – OpenWheel.com’s preview of the NTT INDYCAR SERIES 2022 Gallagher Grand Prix on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course is available at the link. – OpenWheel.com – (7/28/2022)

Juncos announces Ilott to return in ’23 on multi-year deal – Juncos Racing announced on Thursday that their current NTT INDYCAR SERIES driver Callum Ilott will return with the team in 2023 on a “multiple year partnership with the team.” – OpenWheel.com – (7/28/2022)

Dale Jr. to serve as analyst on NBC’s Gallagher GP race coverage – “NBC Sports presents a NASCAR and NTT INDYCAR SERIES crossover weekend, featuring a tripleheader at historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) this Saturday and Sunday on NBC and Peacock. This marks the third consecutive year that IMS has hosted NASCAR and INDYCAR races on the same weekend. As part of the crossover weekend, NBC Sports’ Dale Earnhardt Jr. will serve as an analyst for the INDYCAR race and NBC Sports’ INDYCAR analyst James Hinchcliffe will join the commentary booth during the NASCAR Xfinity Series race on Saturday.” Full release at the link. – NBC Sports – (7/28/2022)

Gallagher GP entry list – The official INDYCAR entry list for the NTT INDYCAR SERIES 2022 Gallagher Grand Prix on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course is available at the link. – INDYCAR – (7/28/2022)

Trackside podcast 7/27/2022 – 107.5 The Fan’s Trackside with Curt Cavin and Kevin Lee radio show from 7/27/2022 is a great listen as always. – 107.5 The Fan – (7/28/2022)

CGR files lawsuit against Palou – The Indianapolis Star’s Nathan Brown has posted a thorough report on Chip Ganassi Racing’s lawsuit against Alex Palou in Marion County, Indiana following the driver’s announcement he will be heading to McLaren in 2023. Full story at the link. – Indianapolis Star – (7/27/2022)

Penske finds cause of Newgarden’s Iowa incident – RACER’s Marshall Pruett has a great read on Team Penske’s investigation of Josef Newgarden’s incident from the lead last weekend in the second race at Iowa Speedway. The right-rear shock appears to be the culprit according to team president Tim Cindric. Full story at the link. – RACER – (7/27/2022)

RACER Q&A 7/27/2022 – RACER’s weekly fan Q&A is a great read as always. – RACER – (7/27/2022)

Trackside podcast 7/26/2022 – 107.5 The Fan’s Trackside with Curt Cavin and Kevin Lee radio show from 7/26/2022 is a great listen as always. – 107.5 The Fan – (7/27/2022)

Trackside podcast 7/25/2022 – 107.5 The Fan’s Trackside with Curt Cavin and Kevin Lee radio show from 7/25/2022 is a great listen as always. – 107.5 The Fan – (7/26/2022)

OpenWheel.com’s Indy Lights at Iowa Speedway livery feature – OpenWheel.com’s livery feature with photos of all the cars at the Indy Lights at Iowa Speedway is available at the link. – OpenWheel.com – (7/26/2022)

Penske announces Ferrucci on standby if Newgarden can’t drive at IMS – “Team Penske has announced that Santino Ferrucci will be on standby for INDYCAR SERIES Championship contender Josef Newgarden heading into this weekend’s race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. Newgarden was released from MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center earlier this morning and returned to his home in Nashville. Per series protocols, Newgarden will be reevaluated by the INDYCAR Medical Team on Thursday to determine his status for the Gallagher Grand Prix. Should Newgarden not be able to race, Ferrucci will take the wheel of the No. 2 PPG Chevrolet.” Full release at the link. – Team Penske – (7/25/2022)

Newgarden transported to hospital after fall following incident at Iowa – “Following an on-track incident at Iowa Speedway, Team Penske driver Josef Newgarden was evaluated and released from the infield care center. After the conclusion of the race, he fell and returned to the infield care center. He is awake and alert and has been transported to a local hospital for further evaluation.” Update from Team Penske: “After being evaluated, all scans were negative. Newgarden will be held overnight for observation.” – INDYCAR – (7/24/2022)

O’Ward victorious in Hy-Vee Salute to Farmers 300 at Iowa – Arrow McLaren SP’s Pato O’Ward was victorious in the Hy-Vee Salute to Farmers 300 at Iowa Speedway on Sunday after Josef Newgarden crashed from the lead in what appeared to be a mechanical failure. The Top 5 was O’Ward, Power, McLaughlin, Dixon, and Johnson. Full results here. – INDYCAR – (7/24/2022)

OpenWheel.com’s Hy-Vee INDYCAR Race Weekend at Iowa photo gallery – OpenWheel.com’s photo gallery from the NTT INDYCAR SERIES and Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires 2022 Hy-Vee INDYCAR Race Weekend at Iowa Speedway is available at the link. – OpenWheel.com – (7/23/2022)

OpenWheel.com’s Hy-Vee INDYCAR Race Weekend at Iowa livery feature – OpenWheel.com’s livery feature with photos of all the cars at the NTT INDYCAR SERIES 2022 Hy-Vee INDYCAR Race Weekend at Iowa Speedway is available at the link. – OpenWheel.com – (7/23/2022)

Newgarden dominates Iowa victory in Hy-VeeDeals.com 250 – Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden led 208 laps in a dominant victory at the Hy-VeeDeals.com 250 at Iowa Speedway. The Top 5 was Newgarden, O’Ward, Power, VeeKay, and Dixon. Full results here. – INDYCAR – (7/23/2022)

McElrea declared Lights winner at Iowa after post-race penalty for Lundqvist – Andretti Autosport’s Hunter McElrea won the Indy Lights race from pole at Iowa Speedway but it was anything but straightforward. McElrea lost the lead and second place on a mid-race restart and championship leader Linus Lundqvist crossed the line first but was handed a penalty post-race for making contact resulting in damage while battling for the lead with Matthew Brabham. The Top 5 was McElrea, Rasmussen, Brabham, Lundqvist, and Robb. Full results here. – INDYCAR – (7/23/2022)

Power grabs pole for both races at Iowa – Team Penske’s Will Power earned the pole for both races of the Hy-Vee INDYCAR Race Weekend at Iowa Speedway. The Top 5 for Saturday’s grid will be Power, Newgarden, Daly, O’Ward, and McLaughlin. The Top 5 for Sunday’s grid will be Power, Newgarden, Herta, Daly, and Sato. – INDYCAR – (7/23/2022)

McElrea earns Lights pole at Iowa – Andretti Autosport’s Hunter McElrea earned the pole in Indy Lights qualifying at Iowa Speedway with a two-lap average of 159.503mph. The Top 5 was McElrea, Lundqvist, Robb, Frost, and Rasmussen. Full results here. – INDYCAR – (7/23/2022)

Power tops practice at Iowa – Team Penske’s Will Power’s lap at 173.285mph was fastest in the sole practice session of the Hy-Vee INDYCAR Race Weekend at Iowa Speedway. The Top 5 was Power, Daly, McLaughlin, Palou, and O’Ward. Full results here. – INDYCAR – (7/22/2022)

Lundqvist leads Lights practice at Iowa – HMD Motorsports with Dale Coyne Racing’s Linus Lundqvist led the only Indy Lights practice session of the weekend at Iowa Speedway with a lap at 158.229mph. The Top 5 was Lundqvist, Brabham, McElrea, Rasmussen, and Abel. Full results here. – INDYCAR – (7/22/2022)

OpenWheel.com’s Hy-Vee INDYCAR Race Weekend at Iowa preview – OpenWheel.com’s preview of the NTT INDYCAR SERIES 2022 Hy-Vee INDYCAR Race Weekend at Iowa Speedway is available at the link. – OpenWheel.com – (7/21/2022)

Hy-VeeDeals.com 250 Iowa entry list – The official INDYCAR entry list for the NTT INDYCAR SERIES 2022 Hy-VeeDeals.com 250 presented by DoorDash at Iowa Speedway is available at the link. – INDYCAR – (7/21/2022)

Hy-Vee Salute To Farmers 300 Iowa entry list – The official INDYCAR entry list for the NTT INDYCAR SERIES 2022 Hy-Vee Salute To Farmers 300 presented by Google at Iowa Speedway is available at the link. – INDYCAR – (7/21/2022)

Indy Lights at Iowa Speedway entry list – The official INDYCAR entry list for Indy Lights at Iowa Speedway is available at the link. – INDYCAR – (7/21/2022)

Trackside podcast 7/20/2022 – 107.5 The Fan’s Trackside with Curt Cavin and Kevin Lee radio show from 7/20/2022 is a great listen as always. – 107.5 The Fan – (7/21/2022)

RACER Q&A 7/20/2022 – RACER’s weekly fan Q&A is a great read as always. – RACER – (7/20/2022)

Blomqvist to test IR-18 with MSR – RACER’s Marshall Pruett reports Meyer Shank Racing will test one of their IMSA DPi drivers, Tom Blomqvist, in one of the team’s NTT INDYCAR SERIES machines later this year. Full story at the link. – RACER – (7/19/2022)

Simpson switches to HMD for remainder of ’22 Lights season – “Currently eighth in the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires championship standings, rookie pilot Kyffin Simpson is set to join the championship leading HMD Motorsports outfit. Joining the team effective immediately, Simpson will pilot the #21 Ridgeline branded HMD Motorsports entry at the ultra-fast Iowa Speedway this weekend and onwards for the rest of the 2022 racing season.” Full release at the link. – HMD Motorsports – (7/18/2022)

Dixon ties Mario with 52 victories in return to Canada – Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon won the Honda Indy Toronto and tied Mario Andretti for second in the most NTT INDYCAR SERIES victories with 52. The full Top 5 was Dixon, Herta, Rosenqvist, Rahal, and Ericsson. Full results here. – INDYCAR – (7/17/2022)

VeeKay quickest in morning warmup at Toronto – Ed Carpenter Racing’s Rinus VeeKay was quickest in the morning warmup for the Honda Indy Toronto with a lap of 59.8987. The full Top 5 was VeeKay, Rossi, Palou, Dixon, and Newgarden. Full results here. – INDYCAR – (7/17/2022)

Billows to retire at end of season – “Dr. Geoffrey Billows announced during the NTT INDYCAR SERIES drivers’ meeting Friday, July 15 at the Honda Indy Toronto that he will step down as director of medical services for INDYCAR and Indianapolis Motor Speedway after the 2022 season. Dr. Julia Vaizer will succeed Billows as the director of medical services for INDYCAR and IMS, becoming the first female medical chief in the history of the sanctioning body and the track. Vaizer, who has served as the assistant medical director for INDYCAR and IMS since 2021, also served as acting medical director when Billows was on a short medical leave of absence earlier this spring. Billows plans to continue contributing to INDYCAR and IMS medical services in a part-time capacity starting in 2023. He has undergone treatment for parotid salivary cancer since November 2020.” Full release at the link. – INDYCAR – (7/17/2022)

Herta earns Honda Indy Toronto pole – Andretti Autosport’s Colton Herta earned the pole for the Honda Indy Toronto with a Firestone Fast 6 lap of 59.2698. The full Firestone Fast 6 order was Herta, Dixon, Newgarden, Rossi, Malukas, and McLaughlin. Full results here. – INDYCAR – (7/16/2022)

Herta fastest in incident-filled Practice 2 at Toronto – Andretti Autosport’s Colton Herta was fastest in Practice 2 for the Honda Indy Toronto with a lap of 1:00.0471. The full Top 5 was Herta, Ericsson, Power, McLaughlin, and Lundgaard. Grosjean, Palou, and Sato had incidents in the session. Full results here. – INDYCAR – (7/16/2022)

Rossi leads Practice 1 at Toronto – Andretti Autosport’s Alexander Rossi led Practice 1 for the Honda Indy Toronto with a lap of 1:00.6090. The full Top 5 was Rossi, Pagenaud, Rahal, Ericsson, and Newgarden. Full results here. – INDYCAR – (7/15/2022)

OpenWheel.com’s Honda Indy Toronto preview – OpenWheel.com’s preview of the NTT INDYCAR SERIES 2022 Honda Indy Toronto at Exhibition Place in Toronto, Canada is available at the link. – OpenWheel.com – (7/15/2022)

Honda Indy Toronto spotter guide – The official INDYCAR spotter guide for the NTT INDYCAR SERIES 2022 Honda Indy Toronto at Exhibition Place in Toronto, Canada is available at the link. – INDYCAR – (7/15/2022)

Honda Indy Toronto entry list – The official INDYCAR entry list for the NTT INDYCAR SERIES 2022 Honda Indy Toronto at Exhibition Place in Toronto, Canada is available at the link. – INDYCAR – (7/15/2022)

RACER Q&A 7/13/2022 – RACER’s weekly fan Q&A is a great read as always. – RACER – (7/13/2022)

Trackside podcast 7/12/2022 – 107.5 The Fan’s Trackside with Curt Cavin and Kevin Lee radio show from 7/12/2022 is a great listen as always. – 107.5 The Fan – (7/13/2022)

McLaren announces Palou to join team in ’23 – “McLaren Racing has signed champion driver Alex Palou to race for McLaren starting in 2023. Alongside his racing duties next year, Palou will also test with the McLaren F1 Team as part of its 2021 MCL35M F1 car testing programme with fellow drivers Pato O’Ward and Colton Herta…Palou will join McLaren following the conclusion of his 2022 INDYCAR season. McLaren Racing will confirm its full driver line-ups across all of its racing series in due course.” Full release at the link. – McLaren – (7/12/2022)

Palou denies Ganassi press release and announces departure for ’23 – In a dramatic three-part post on Twitter, 2021 NTT INDYCAR SERIES Champion Alex Palou denied Chip Ganassi Racing’s press release from earlier Tuesday that he will be returning with the team in 2023 and claimed he didn’t not author or approve a quote attributed to him in the release. He also announced his departure from the team following the conclusion of the 2022 NTT INDYCAR SERIES season. View the full Twitter thread at the link. – Alex Palou – (7/12/2022)

Ganassi exercises team option on Palou for ’23 – “Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) announced today that the team has exercised its option to extend Alex Palou through the 2023 season…Palou will return to the CGR fold for his third season with the team next year.” Full release at the link. – Chip Ganassi Racing – (7/12/2022)

Andretti testing Rasmussen and Robb in No. 98 IR-18 at Mid-Ohio – Andretti Autosport is testing two of their Indy Lights drivers, Christian Rasmussen and Sting Ray Robb, in a current NTT INDYCAR SERIES car at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Tuesday. Check out the tweet and short video at the link. – Andretti Autosport – (7/12/2022)

Report: Foyt No. 11 out for Toronto weekend – RACER’s Marshall Pruett reports AJ Foyt Racing’s No. 11 entry will not be entered at Toronto this weekend due to ongoing sponsor payment issues. Full story at the link. – RACER – (7/12/2022)

Herta gets McLaren F1 test at Portimao – Colton Herta is testing a 2021-spec McLaren MCL35M at Portugal’s Autodromo Internacional do Algarve in Portimao on Monday and Tuesday this week. Full story at the link. – Formula 1 – (7/12/2022)

Trackside podcast 7/5/2022 – 107.5 The Fan’s Trackside with Curt Cavin and Kevin Lee radio show from 7/5/2022 is a great listen as always. – 107.5 The Fan – (7/6/2022)

OpenWheel.com’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio photo gallery – OpenWheel.com’s photo gallery from the NTT INDYCAR SERIES and Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires 2022 Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is available at the link. – OpenWheel.com – (7/3/2022)

McLaughlin wins wild Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio – Team Penske’s Scott McLaughlin won a wild Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for his second NTT INDYCAR SERIES victory of his career and season. The full Top 5 was McLaughlin, Palou, Power, VeeKay, and Dixon. Full results here. – INDYCAR – (7/3/2022)

OpenWheel.com’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio livery feature – OpenWheel.com’s livery feature with photos of all the cars at the NTT INDYCAR SERIES 2022 Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is available at the link. – OpenWheel.com – (7/3/2022)

McElrea finishes weekend sweep with first Lights win at Mid-Ohio – Andretti Autosport’s Hunter McElrea won the Indy Lights race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course completing his weekend sweep of every practice session, qualifying, fastest lap, and the race victory. The full Top 5 was McElrea, Brabham, Lundqvist, Rasmussen, and Robb. Full race results here. – INDYCAR – (7/3/2022)

Malukas quickest in morning warmup at Mid-Ohio – Dale Coyne Racing w/HMD Motorsports’ David Malukas was quickest in the morning warmup for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course with a lap of 1:07.7110. The full Top 5 was Malukas, Palou, Ericsson, Newgarden, and Ilott. Full results here. – INDYCAR – (7/3/2022)

OpenWheel.com’s Indy Lights at Mid-Ohio livery feature – OpenWheel.com’s livery feature with photos of all the cars at the Indy Lights at Mid-Ohio at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is available at the link. – OpenWheel.com – (7/3/2022)

O’Ward earns pole at Mid-Ohio – Arrow McLaren SP’s Pato O’Ward earned the pole for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course with a Firestone Fast 6 lap of 1:06.7054. The full Firestone Fast 6 order was O’Ward, McLaughlin, Herta, Rosenqvist, Dixon, and Pagenaud. Full qualifying results here. – INDYCAR – (7/2/2022)

McElrea takes Lights pole at Mid-Ohio – After leading both practice sessions, Andretti Autosport’s Hunter McElrea won the Indy Lights pole in qualifying at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course with a lap of 1:12.1926. The full Top 5 was McElrea, Lundqvist, Pedersen, Brabham, and Rasmussen. Full results here. – INDYCAR – (7/2/2022)

Herta tops Practice 2 at Mid-Ohio – Andretti Autosport’s Colton Herta topped the charts in Practice 2 for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course with a lap of 1:07.0275. The full Top 5 was Herta, Power, Newgarden, Malukas, and Rossi. Full results here. – INDYCAR – (7/2/2022)

McElrea fastest again in Lights Practice 2 at Mid-Ohio – Andretti Autosport’s Hunter McElrea was fastest again in Indy Lights Practice 2 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course with a lap of 1:12.1490. The full Top 5 was McElrea, Brabham, Rasmussen, Lundqvist, and Abel. Full results here. – INDYCAR – (7/2/2022)

Newgarden leads Practice 1 at Mid-Ohio – Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden led Practice 1 for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course with a lap of 1:07.0549. The full Top 5 was Newgarden, Palou, Rosenqvist, Ericsson, and Herta. Full results here. – INDYCAR – (7/1/2022)

McElrea fastest in Lights Practice 1 at Mid-Ohio – Andretti Autosport’s Hunter McElrea was fastest in Indy Lights Practice 1 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course with a lap of 1:13.6126. The full Top 5 was McElrea, Rasmussen, Simpson, Abel, and Brabham. Full results here. – INDYCAR – (7/1/2022)

OpenWheel.com’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio preview – OpenWheel.com’s preview of the NTT INDYCAR SERIES and Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires 2022 Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is available at the link. – OpenWheel.com – (6/30/2022)

Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio spotter guide – The official INDYCAR spotter guide for the NTT INDYCAR SERIES 2022 Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is available at the link. – INDYCAR – (6/30/2022)

Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio entry list – The official INDYCAR entry list for the NTT INDYCAR SERIES 2022 Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is available at the link. – INDYCAR – (6/29/2022)

Indy Lights Mid-Ohio entry list – The official INDYCAR entry list for the 2022 Indy Lights Grand Prix at Mid-Ohio is available at the link. – INDYCAR – (6/29/2022)

RACER Q&A 6/29/2022 – RACER’s weekly fan Q&A is a great read as always. – RACER – (6/29/2022)

Trackside podcast 6/28/2022 – 107.5 The Fan’s Trackside with Curt Cavin and Kevin Lee radio show from 6/28/2022 is a great listen as always. – 107.5 The Fan – (6/29/2022)

Legacy Autosport to enter Indy Lights in ’23 – “Legacy Autosport has announced it is moving the Indiana-based race team to the Indy Lights championship in 2023.” Full release at the link. – Legacy Autosport – (6/28/2022)

Foyt to continue to field 3 cars at Mid-Ohio – RACER’s Marshall Pruett reports AJ Foyt Racing will continue to field their usual three-car road and street course lineup this weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Rumors of team sponsor ROKiT being behind on payments and the 11 car being in jeopardy for this weekend had emerged over the past weekend. Full story at the link. – RACER – (6/27/2022)

Herta fastest at IMS road course test – Motorsport.com’s David Malsher-Lopez reports Andretti Autosport’s Colton Herta was fastest in an eight-car NTT INDYCAR SERIES test at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course on Thursday. Full story at the link. – Motorsport.com – (6/24/2022)

McLaren confirms Rosenqvist with team in 2023; unclear on INDYCAR or Formula E – “McLaren Racing has signed a multi-year deal with Felix Rosenqvist to remain on the team’s driver roster from 2023 and beyond. McLaren Racing is currently in the process of evaluating its driver line-ups for 2023 with the newly formed McLaren Formula E Team set to embark on its debut season in the all-electric racing series and plans to expand Arrow McLaren SP into a three-car team with Felix set to be driving in one of the two series.” Full release at the link. – McLaren – (6/23/2022)

Firestone to serve as Indy Lights tire supplier in 2023 – “As part of the grand opening of Firestone’s Advanced Tire Production Center (ATPC) in Akron, Ohio, INDYCAR and Firestone officials announced plans for Firestone to become the sole tire supplier for Indy Lights beginning in 2023. The announcement highlights Firestone’s plans to expand its partnership with INDYCAR as the company is also the exclusive tire supplier for the NTT INDYCAR SERIES, North America’s premier open-wheel series.” Full release at the link. – INDYCAR – (6/22/2022)

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