Now that Juan Pablo Montoya is out at Earnhardt Ganassi Racing, Andretti Autosport owner Michael Andretti is trying to secure sponsorship to bring Montoya back to open-wheeled racing.
Jayski is reporting via SPEED that Formula 1 driver Bruno Senna may be considering NASCAR as a backup option, should his deal to remain in F1 fall through. According to the report, Senna has ruled out IndyCar because his family would not let him race in that series.
In the aftermath of Dan Wheldon’s death, five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson called on IndyCar to stop racing on ovals.
Former IndyCar Series champion and 2011 Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon died from injuries sustained in a horrific mutli-car crash at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday.
Danica Patrick is finalizing a deal to run full time in the Nationwide Series and select Sprint Cup events in 2012, according to the Associated Press.
Paul Menard’s epic, first win; Jeff Gordon and his team are bringing their A-game; Stewart rebounds from early trouble; and Earnhardt Jr fans are getting nervous.
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.
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.
Gillett Evernham Motorsports has announced that Reed Sorenson has signed a multi-year contract to drive for the team next season.
Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon drove his No. 9 Target car to victory in the Indy 500 ay Indianapolis Motor Speedway.