IndyCar champion Alex Palou has been named as a reserve driver for the McLaren Formula 1 team for the 2023 world championship.
The 2021 IndyCar champion Alex Palou says the points system to acquire an FIA superlicence is “very unfair” on some series.
Alex Palou said he realised Formula 1 is “not a place I could really achieve” in his career and “embraced every single second” of his practice run yesterday.
Ferrari, McLaren, Williams and Alfa Romeo will run a quartet of new drivers from different backgrounds all seeking a place on the F1 grid.
Alex Palou and Pato O’Ward will make their Formula 1 practice session debuts for McLaren over the final four races of the season.
Alex Palou began an F1 test for McLaren at the Circuit de Catalunya yesterday, after the team’s dispute with Ganassi was resolved.
Alex Palou has confirmed he will continue to drive for Ganassi next year, three months after publicly contradicting their announcement he would stay at the team.
Alex Palou won the final IndyCar race of 2022 but Will Power became champion for the second time despite a superb charge by rival Josef Newgarden.
Will Power took a record-breaking pole position at Laguna Seca, while his title rivals Josef Newgarden and Scott Dixon were knocked out in the first round of qualifying.
Reigning IndyCar champion Alex Palou and his rival Pato O’Ward have dropped out of contention for this year’s title with one race remaining.
A third win of the season for Scott McLaughlin kept his slim title hopes alive but second placed Will Power leads by 20 points heading into the season finale.
Scott McLaughlin and Will Power will share the front row for IndyCar’s penultimate race of the season after a six-place grid penalty drops Josef Newgarden to eighth.
Josef Newgarden scored his fifth win of the season in the St. Louis 500 at Gateway Motorsports Park, and took a major leap forward towards his third IndyCar title.
IndyCar points leader Will Power secured a record-equalling 67th career pole position in qualifying for the 500km oval race at Gateway.
Scott Dixon won from 14th on the grid with a damaged car, thrusting himself into championship contention as Will Power and Marcus Ericsson were among many to hit trouble in Nashville.
Marcus Ericsson will start from the same place he won from last year in the IndyCar Music City Grand Prix – down in 18th place, behind his main title rivals.
Alexander Rossi ended his 49-race win-less run at Indianapolis after team mate Colton Herta suffered more misfortune while leading.
Felix Rosenqvist took pole position for this weekend’s IndyCar race on the Indianapolis road course. Championship contenders Will Power and Pato O’Ward share the second row.
Alex Palou’s IndyCar team Ganassi are ‘attempting to keep him from an opportunity to compete in Formula 1’, according to the driver’s lawyers.
Chip Ganassi Racing has begun legal action against its driver, reigning IndyCar champion Alex Palou, court documents have revealed.