Romain Grosjean races in 2023 Barber IndyCar Grand Prix
How the Fastest Barber Two-Stopper Fell Short of Maiden Win

Romain Grosjean handily beat all other drivers who pitted twice at Barber but could only come within 1.7854 seconds of his first IndyCar win.

Kyle Kirkwood races Scott McLaughlin during the 2023 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg
Passing Data Reveals Positive Trends Through Season-Opening Races

Here’s how the first three races in 2023 fared through the lens of Ben Hinc’s bespoke “Passing Index” and “Position Passing Index” data points.

Newgarden leads other cars at Iowa
Frenetic Stretch Hasn’t Dulled On-Track Excitement

On-track action remained intense despite two doubleheaders in six days.

Dixon and Rahal at IMS
Defining ‘Good Race’ in the Aeroscreen Era

It’s not easy to agree on what makes a good race, but comparing passes per mile provides insight as the Aeroscreen era marches on.

Scott McLaughlin wins virtual Barber IndyCar race on iRacing
McLaughlin Wins at Barber as iRacing Challenge Hits the Big Screen

With Sage Karam and Felix Rosenqvist out of the way, Scott McLaughlin and Will Power dueled in the first INDYCAR iRacing Challenge race on NBCSN.

Sage Karam racing Watkins Glen iRacing IndyCar
Karam Victorious in Start of Something New for IndyCar

Like Sage Karam’s sim racing prowess, the potential of virtual racing was on display in the first INDYCAR iRacing Challenge race.

Arrow McLaren SP IndyCar racing car at COTA
Success Not Guaranteed for Arrow McLaren SP

Several factors about the transformation of Arrow SPM into Arrow McLaren SP cast doubt over the possibility of immediate success for McLaren’s foray into IndyCar.

Felipe Nasr followed by two Andretti Indy cars in 2020 COTA Open Test
COTA Test Previews Intriguing 2020 Season

The Aeroscreen, chart-topping speed from elite teams and the first signs of success for rookies earned headlines at the COTA Open Test.

Marco Andretti strapped into U.S. Concrete Andretti Indy car at Texas
Spec Hybrid System Introduces New Limitation

Though some electricity seems better than none, interest from potential manufacturers may be dampened by the cost-saving nature of INDYCAR’s 2022 hybrid regulations.