IndyCar News And Notes

The 2019 IndyCar season is still a few months away, but there has been plenty of newsworthy items over the past couple of weeks. With the PRI show going on in Indianapolis this week, now is the time for announcements and confirmations for the 2019 calendar year in motorsports. Below is a quick recap of…

Coyne Adds Santino Ferrucci

After four races with Dale Coyne Racing last season, Santino Ferrucci will now get to run a full season with the team. The announcement came today that the former F2 and GP3 driver will be alongside veteran ace Sebastien Bourdais in the team’s two-car effort for the 2019 campaign. Even though Ferrucci hasn’t yet raced…

RLL Adds Jordan King for Indy 500

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing will once again have three cars entered in the Indianapolis 500 next May. The team announced today that a third Honda machine, driven by Jordan King, will be aiming for one of the 33 coveted starting positions. King will make his Indy 500 debut after contesting 11 races last season for…

McLaren, Fernando Alonso Enter Indy 500

McLaren and Fernando Alonso confirmed today that they will return to the Indianapolis 500 next year, for the 103rd Running of the iconic race. The Spaniard continues his pursuit of the Triple Crown of motorsports, which is only missing an Indianapolis 500 victory. He came close in his first attempt, motivating them to return for…

Marcus Ericsson Joins SPM

IndyCar will have yet another former Formula One driver in the field for the 2019 season. Schmidt Peterson Motorsports announced today that Marcus Ericsson will drive for the team next year, in the No. 7 car. Sam Schmidt’s team stated that the No. 6 Honda machine will remain idle until Robert Wickens is ready and able…