Askew hopeful ECR test leads to IndyCar return

The 26-year-old Florida-born American Swede hasn’t competed in North America’s premier open wheel championship but could be poised for a return to the grid in 2024. Askew, along with newly crowned Indy NXT champion Christian Rasmussen, are both testing with ECR at the 2.3-mile, 17-turn natural terrain road course. And the aim is to use the opportunity to springboard into the team’s No. 20 …Keep reading Source

IndyCar Laguna Seca: Dixon wins chaotic season finale

The six-time champion kept his head when many around him lost theirs, beating Scott McLaughlin (Team Penske) and his champion team-mate Alex Palou after a race punctuated by a high number caution periods caused by a series of wildly over-optimistic lunges and collisions that had a definite end-of-term feel.Poleman Felix Rosenqvist (Arrow McLaren) led the 27-car field to green on his final start …Keep reading Source

IndyCar Laguna Seca: Lundgaard fastest amid red flags in second practice

The 22-year-old Dane had a clean session in comparision to his rivals, going to the top with a flying lap at 1m07.6154s around the 11-turn, 2.238-mile natural terrain road course.Rinus VeeKay ended up second, trailing by 0.0392 of a second. Newly crowned two-time IndyCar champion Alex Palou was the best Chip Ganassi Racing driver in third.Arrow McLaren’s Alexander Rossi was fourth, while …Keep reading Source

Nashville to get new track layout, takes 2024 IndyCar finale date

Nashville joined the IndyCar roster in 2021, running an 11-turn layout primarily around the Nissan Stadium – home of the Tennessee Titans NFL team – and featuring only a short loop around the downtown area across the Korean War Veterans Memorial Bridge.From 2024, a new 2.17-mile, seven-turn circuit will be constructed that still includes the venue’s signature bridge section, but will also …Keep reading Source

F2 Spa: Doohan wins from 11th, Pourchaire takes points lead

The Virtuosi driver started 11th for Sunday’s race, lining up on the medium-compound tyres to run the alternative strategy.He made steady progress in the early stages, running ninth before the first safety car.But a well-timed pitstop under the second safety car meant he rejoined in second, behind Pourchaire.He finally took the lead two laps from the end on the Kemmel Straight, and despite a …Keep reading Source

F3 Spa: Barnard wins feature race as title battle goes to the wire

The Jenzer Motorsport driver, who lined up 10th for Sunday’s race, took advantage of starting on wets on the damp track as the leaders ran on slicks to make huge moves on the first lap.He was running second by lap three behind Paul Aron, who started 11th, before the Prema driver pitted for slick tyres.This handed Barnard the lead, and despite a strong challenge from Christian Mansell (Campos) …Keep reading Source

Spa F3 sprint race to award points after FIA U-turn

The governing body initially said no points would be given out after the incident-strewn race on a damp track saw the safety car run for much of its 12 laps and finished under caution.Caio Collet took victory for Van Amersfoort Racing, with Taylor Barnard second for Jenzer Motorsport in his maiden series podium and Prema driver Paul Aron in third.The series said in a press release after the race …Keep reading Source

Verschoor disqualified from F2 Spa sprint for technical breach

The Van Amersfoort Racing driver was found to have used a throttle map not in compliance with Article 3.6.5 of the Technical Regulations for both the formation lap and race start.As a result, the Dutchman loses second place, promoting ART Grand Prix’s Theo Pourchaire to second and MP Motorsport driver Dennis Hauger onto the podium in third.This helps Pourchaire’s title bid, with an extra two …Keep reading Source

F2 Spa: Fittipaldi beats Verschoor in sprint race to score maiden win

The Rodin Carlin driver had scored eight podiums before finally taking his first victory in the series on Saturday in Belgium.Having lined up third, he held position off the line behind poleman Jehan Daruvala (MP Motorsport) and Van Amersfoort Racing driver Richard Verschoor.Though Daruvala initially took control, he was forced to retire on lap two after his headrest flew off, handing the lead to …Keep reading Source

No points to be awarded for crash-strewn Spa F3 sprint race

An incident-strewn race on a damp track, which was shortened by three laps due to continuing concerns over tyres, saw the safety car run for much of its 12 tours and finished under caution.As no two consecutive racing laps were completed without disruption, the race will not count for points, which preserves championship leader Gabriel Bortoleto’s 43-point advantage despite a first non-finish of …Keep reading Source