Bortoleto fastest in F3 Jerez post-season test

The Brazilian, who currently drives for R-ace GP in the Formula Regional European Championship, set a 1m29.554s on Thursday morning as the quickest time of the three-day test. 
Franco Colapinto’s best time on Friday was the second-quickest overall, a 1m29.617s in his MP Motorsport-run car, with Gabriele Mini’s Wednesday-topping time for Hitech the third-best. 
The three-day …Keep reading Source

Why Will Power is IndyCar champion and how he changed…

So Will Power has done it. The fastest IndyCar driver of his generation has nailed his second championship, eight years after his first. The man who scored five wins in 2010, six in 2011 and both times failed to clinch the title, has been victorious in 2022 with just a single win to his name… along with eight other podium finishes and three more top fours.
That’s made him hot property …Keep reading Source

Power relieved by title, Newgarden vows to come back harder

Newgarden raced from 25th on the grid to finish second but Power was able to clinch the championship by 16 points with a third-place finish despite struggling on two of his sets of primaries with a wing change that didn’t work.
Power said on emerging from his Team Penske-Chevrolet’s cockpit: “In the off season my wife [Elizabeth] said to me, ‘I believe you’re going to beat Mario’s record …Keep reading Source

Indy Lights Laguna Seca: Rasmussen leads Race 2 all the way

Andretti Autosport’s pole winner Christian Rasmussen got the perfect start from pole to retain the lead ahead of the new champion Linus Lundqvist of HMD Motorsports with Dale Coyne Racing. Sting Ray Robb (Andretti) and Benjamin Pedersen (Global Racing Group w/HMD) retained third and fourth ahead of Matt Brabham (Andretti).
Robb only had to wait until Lap 2 before Race 1 winner Robb found a …Keep reading Source

Laguna Seca IndyCar: Newgarden sets blistering pace in FP1

Jimmie Johnson of Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda was the first driver to set a representative lap with a 74.4011sec, and he was soon followed onto the track by Simona De Silvestro making her fourth start for Paretta Autosport-Chevrolet. She got down to 0.15sec away before pitting for the first time
Dale Coyne Racing with HMD-Honda’s David Malukas, taking advantage of the extra set of Firestone …Keep reading Source

Power asked for team orders, Dixon surprised there were none

After finishing runner-up in Portland, Power heads to next week’s season finale at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca with a 20-point lead over teammate Josef Newgarden and Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda’s Scott Dixon. But after finishing just behind teammate McLaughlin, who led 104 of the 110 laps, and just ahead of Dixon, who climbed from 16th to third, Power said “Absolutely. I was on the radio …Keep reading Source

Portland Indy Lights: Pedersen scores first victory

First-time polesitter Benjamin Pedersen hit the gas not long after exiting Turn 12 and then moved his Global Racing Group with HMD car across on fellow front row starter and teammate Danial Frost of HMD with Dale Coyne Racing on his left, before moving right to deter a challenge from second-row starter Christian Rasmussen of Andretti Autosport. Matt Brabham, who had beaten championship leader …Keep reading Source

F3 Zandvoort: Maloney clinches pole in truncated qualifying

Trident driver Maloney, who also took pole at Imola, continued his run of good form after taking feature race victory at Spa by setting a 1m24.386s to line up first for Sunday’s race.
He took provisional pole from Victor Martins (ART) halfway through the session and was set to improve on his time before the red flag, prompted by Jenzer’s William Alatalo crashing into the barriers at Turn 3 …Keep reading Source

F2 Spa: Doohan holds off Drugovich for first feature wi

The Virtuosi driver started fourth before a great launch moved him up to second by Turn 1, with an undercut on the pitstop putting him ahead of his MP Motorsport rival. 
Despite polesitter Drugovich closing in as Doohan tackled traffic, the Australian held fast to cross the line almost two seconds ahead of the Brazilian. 
Drugovich’s secondplace finish came as title rival Theo …Keep reading Source

Lundgaard: Vettel could expect “tough transition” to IndyCar

During speculation back in springtime that Vettel would call time on his F1 career, RLL founder and co-owner Bobby Rahal remarked that he would love to let the German ace test one of his RLL-Hondas. Since then, the Aston Martin driver has announced that 2022 will be his final season in F1.
Former F2 racer and F1 test driver Lundgaard, who was confirmed today as having signed a new multi-year …Keep reading Source