Josef Newgarden leaving Ed Carpenter for IndyCar promotion (The Associated Press) (Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:55:33 PDT)
Josef Newgarden has informed Ed Carpenter he will not return to the IndyCar team next season. Ed Carpenter Racing announced Newgarden's decision on Thursday. The American driver is thought to be highly coveted by Team Penske, which has been in limbo over the status of former Indianapolis 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya.
Stephen Curry steps into wife's shadow at Sonoma Raceway (The Associated Press) (Sun, 18 Sep 2016 14:16:17 PDT)
Stephen Curry grew up just 20 minutes away from one of the showplace tracks in NASCAR. Despite the proximity, he never made it out to an event at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Some 2,700 miles away, at a road course in California, Curry finally made it to his first race.
Penske brings John Menard back to IndyCar for 10 races (The Associated Press) (Sat, 17 Sep 2016 11:57:21 PDT)
The bright yellow paint scheme of Menards will be a familiar fixture in IndyCar next season as the home improvement store returns to the series with 10 races of sponsorship for Simon Pagenaud. The deal with Team Penske announced Saturday gives Roger Penske three sponsored cars for next season, but ended no speculation about his IndyCar lineup. Penske said he has the funding to field cars for Pagenaud, Will Power and Helio Castroneves next season, but the status of Juan Pablo Montoya and a fourth Penske entry is undetermined.