Aaron Durant

Following a curiosity first sparked at the Raceway at Belle Isle Park in 2007, Aaron co-created The Apex in 2015. Five years of article writing, podcast hosting, and race attending ensued before Aaron called time on this motorsports journalism project and began to study web development.

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Will Power with Alexander Rossi before 2019 IndyCar race at Pocono
Pocono Podium Finishers Hope to Return

After leading significant portions of IndyCar’s 2019 race at Pocono and celebrating on the podium, Will Power, Scott Dixon and Simon Pagenaud expressed their interest in returning to the venue.

Fernando Alonso McLaren Indy 500 car in IMS pit lane
McLaren Partners With Arrow SPM for Full-Time Program

Arrow McLaren Racing SP will field two full-time IndyCar entries in 2020 with Chevrolet power.

Acura DPi begins lap of Belle Isle ahead of Acura prototypes
Qualifying Foreshadows Dual-Manufacturer Battle at The Glen

Oliver Jarvis put 0.223 seconds between he and Dane Cameron in qualifying at Watkins Glen but both drivers left speed on the track as the grid was set for the third endurance race of 2019.

Alexander Rossi waits for 2019 Indy 500 driver introductions
Rossi Racks Up Frustration at Indianapolis

Despite an abysmal pit stop and a disruptive lapped driver, Alexander Rossi still factored into the seventh-closest finish in Indy 500 history.

Simon Pagenaud pours milk on himself in Indy 500 victory circle
Pagenaud Completes May Sweep With First Indy 500 Victory

Simon Pagenaud matched Will Power’s 2018 feat by winning the INDYCAR Grand Prix, the Indy 500 pole and the 500-mile race itself in consecutive weekends.

Pit lane during final 2019 Indy 500 practice
Underdog Opportunities Abound in 103rd Running

DragonSpeed and Juncos Racing have the same goal as Team Penske and Chip Ganassi Racing at Indianapolis but success for smaller entrants could change the face of IndyCar.

Fernando Alonso's McLaren Indy car on 2017 Indy 500 race grid
Full-Time McLaren Program Pending Summer Decision

Zak Brown made clear that a full-time foray into IndyCar for McLaren would be greenlighted or shelved again this summer.

Alexander Rossi wins 2019 Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach
Rossi Minimizes Risk During Long Beach Dominance

While avoiding the unforgiving barriers that line the Long Beach street circuit, Alexander Rossi set the second-fastest lap of the race.

Josef Newgarden rounds hairpin turn of Long Beach IndyCar street circuit
‘Friendly’ Tires Restrain Long Beach Action

At more than 30 laps shorter than the street and road course races that precede it, the Long Beach race offers limited opportunities for strategy differentiation.