Andretti Autosport is teaming up with Richard Petty and sponsor Window World to field a fifth IZOD IndyCar Series entry with John Andretti behind the wheel. The team will debut its No. 43 car at Kansas Speedway on May 1. At the end of the month, the team will attempt to make the Indianapolis 500.
IndyCar driver Graham Rahal doesn’t expect to participate in the season opener next month. As a result, he is set to meet with NASCAR officials about a potential ride in NASCAR, according to the Indianapolis Star via Jayski.
IndyCar driver Danica Patrick was on Good Morning America to discuss her racing future. Unfortunately, the announcement dealt with her IndyCar future, and had nothing to do with her potential move to NASCAR.
Danica Patrick will, officially, stay in the Indy Racing League. Patrick has signed a three-year contract extension with Andretti Green Racing , according to a report in the Indianapolis Star. She reportedly will stay in AGR’s No. 7 with Motorola as a sponsor.
Danica Patrick visited Stewart Haas Racing Monday for a personal tour of the shop. Could this be an indication that she might be working on a deal with the team? Who knows. She was introduced to Ryan Newman, crew chief Tony Gibson, and other SHR officials, which leads me to think that this tour was [...]
Rumors are circulating the Martin Truex Jr to Michael Waltrip Racing is a done deal. But both Truex and MWR’s Ty Norris have denied the rumors. Brian Vickers is said to be close to a deal to re-sign with Red Bull Racing. Vickers’s contract ends this season, but the team has a option that would [...]
Kyle Busch’s agent said that Busch would consider trying Formula One at some point, but for now, he’s focused on winning the Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series championships for Joe Gibbs Racing.
As reported yesterday, AJ Allmendinger will replace Elliott Sadler in the No. 19 Gillett Evernham Motorsports machine starting next season.
Two time Indy 500-winner and Indy Racing League driver Helio Castroneves is facing federal tax charges in Miami.
Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) announced that Dario Franchitti will drive the team’s No. 10 Target Dallara Honda in the IndyCar Series next year. The former IndyCar champion and Indy 500 winner will become a teammate to Scott Dixon in the Indy Racing League.