IndyCar

Fernando Alonso, of Spain, watches the final qualifier during qualifications for Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, May 19, 2019, in Indianapolis. Alonzo failed to make the field for the race. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 20, 2019 - 3:11 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The comedy of errors that doomed McLaren's disastrous return to the Indianapolis 500 began months before Fernando Alonso failed to qualify for the race. How bad was it? A week before Alonso's first test in the car, the team realized it didn't even have a steering wheel. McLaren...
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The crew of Fernando Alonso, of Spain, pulls the car back to the garage area after rain ended a practice session for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, May 19, 2019 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 19, 2019 - 5:26 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Fernando Alonso and McLaren missed the Indianapolis 500 after a 23-year-old American in a rebuilt race car for an underfunded team snagged the final spot in the field. Kyle Kaiser bumped Alonso out of "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" by .02 mph in the "Last Row Shootout" to...
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The crew of Fernando Alonso, of Spain, pulls the car back to the garage area after rain ended a practice session for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, May 19, 2019 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 19, 2019 - 5:20 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Indianapolis 500 qualifying (all times local): 5 p.m. Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso was knocked out of the Indianapolis 500 when he failed to qualify for next week's race on the second and final day of qualifying on the 2.5-mile oval. The Spaniard left on...
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Fernando Alonso, of Spain, climbs out his car at the conclusion of qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 18, 2019 - 6:57 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — McLaren's return to the Indianapolis 500 neared a total collapse after Fernando Alonso failed to lock himself into the field on the first day of qualifying. The two-day qualifying process guaranteed a spot in the May 26 race for the fastest 30 cars in Saturday qualifying. It...
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Spencer Pigot thanks his crew after his qualification run for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
May 18, 2019 - 3:50 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Indianapolis 500 qualifying (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Some of the drivers' significant others wore T-shirts that said, "Not YOUR Body, Not YOUR Choice" on qualifying day for the Indianapolis 500. Ashley Welch and Hailey McDermott, the fiancées of Team Penske...
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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2017, file photo, Dale Earnhardt Jr. smiles during a NASCAR news conference at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. The retired NASCAR driver will drive the pace car for the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to lead the 33 drivers to the green flag on May 26. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
May 17, 2019 - 12:45 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. will drive the pace car for the Indianapolis 500. Earnhardt will drive the Corvette Grand Sport Official at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to lead the 33 drivers to the green flag May 26. The NBC Sports analyst will be part of the broadcast...
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Fernando Alonso, of Spain, prepares to practice for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Tuesday, May 14, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
May 15, 2019 - 1:09 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Fernando Alonso has crashed on the second day of practice for the Indianapolis 500. Alonso was following Graham Rahal around Indianapolis Motor Speedway early in Wednesday's session when he hit the inside wall as he exited the third turn. His car shot across the track, through...
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Simon Pagenaud, of France, celebrates after winning the Indy GP IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Saturday, May 11, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 11, 2019 - 7:01 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Simon Pagenaud ended his victory drought Saturday with a splashy move — complete with rooster tails. The Frenchman made a daring pass through three turns on the second-to-last lap and sped away from Scott Dixon for his third IndyCar Grand Prix victory and first series win since...
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Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, drives through the first turn during the Indy GP IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Saturday, May 11, 2019 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 11, 2019 - 6:12 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (all times local): 6 p.m. Simon Pagenaud passed five-time series champ Scott Dixon on the second-to-last lap Sunday and pulled away for his third IndyCar Grand Prix victory as rooster tails from the wet track...
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Felix Rosenqvist, of Sweden, drives through a turn during practice for the Indy GP IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Friday, May 10, 2019 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 10, 2019 - 6:00 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Swedish rookie Felix Rosenqvist won the pole for Saturday's IndyCar Grand Prix by edging teammate Scott Dixon in qualifying Friday. Rosenqvist finished with a fast lap of 1 minute, 8.2785 seconds. Dixon, of New Zealand, made it an all Chip Ganassi Racing front row with a time of...
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