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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Zach Veach navigates Barber IndyCar track in 2019 race
Potential Engine Manufacturers Maintain Interest

Engine manufacturers interested in competing against Chevrolet and Honda remain in contact with INDYCAR.

Will Power in Penske Verizon Indy car at COTA
Power Struck by Dreaded Rule at COTA

Will Power had his first race at COTA destroyed by what he labels “the worst rule in IndyCar.”

Ryan Hunter-Reay outside track limits during IndyCar race at COTA
Hunter-Reay: ‘Race Control Had Its Hands Tied’ Over COTA Track Limits

IndyCar’s preseason test at COTA revealed to Race Control that it had no choice but to accept total track limits violations at Turn 19.

Two cars speed down COTA main straight during IndyCar practice
Lenient Track Limits Open Up Turn 19

INDYCAR has taken a hands-off approach to officiating track limits at COTA’s 19th turn, enabling faster lap times and slower tire degredation.

Bob Fernley in 2019 St. Pete IndyCar paddock
McLaren Undecided on Future Plans

McLaren Racing members Bob Fernley and Gil de Ferran insist the brand currently lacks plans to compete in IndyCar beyond May 2019.

Charlie Kimball navigates St. Petersburg IndyCar street circuit
Knock-on Effects Possible With New Carlin Connections

Pato O’Ward, Fernando Alonso and McLaren are new factors involved in Carlin’s second IndyCar season.

Josef Newgarden leads 2019 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg
Newgarden: ‘We Wanted to Be Different’

A unique tire strategy was the bold move necessary to propel Josef Newgarden to victory in St. Pete.

2018 F1 race at Circuit Paul Ricard
Looking Past a Useless Metric

For the first time in 13 years, a direct comparison of lap times between F1 machines and Indy cars will be possible, but it doesn’t matter.

Sebastien Bourdais exits Mid-Ohio turn in Indy car
Yearlong Brake Issue Strikes Bourdais at Mid-Ohio

A qualifying crash limited Sebastien Bourdais’ ability to battle at the front of the Honda Indy 200 field.