Mario Andretti makes an overture for Ferrari to join Indycar

Motor racing excellent Mario Andretti would really like to see Italian carmaker Ferrari be part of the North American Indycar sequence as a chassis and motor provider.

Andretti, one particular of 4 drivers to assert the two the Formulation One particular and IndyCar drivers championships, mentioned in an interview with Gazzetta dello Sport on Sunday that IndyCar sequence operator Roger Penske and Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto ought to get alongside one another to examine a collaboration.

“Having Ferrari would be remarkable,” Andretti told the Italian sports newspaper. “Not only as an motor provider, but also as a chassis builder.

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IndyCar cancels Detroit Grand Prix due to coronavirus

Roger Penske has canceled the doubleheader race at Detroit and modified the IndyCar plan Monday as the series continues to be on hold all through the coronavirus pandemic.

Penske instructed The Affiliated Press he had no preference but to cancel the two races at Belle Isle since Michigan is below a stay-at-house order and workers are unable to start out developing the monitor. Penske is the promoter of that race.

“We’re below lockdown, we cannot do nearly anything,” Penske stated. He had earlier instructed AP he could move the party to later on in the season if racing remained on

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It was a busy weekend of iRacing for NASCAR, IndyCar

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Bob Weir of the Grateful Lifeless sang the countrywide anthem from a distant locale. Troy Aikman, borrowing Matthew McConaughey’s trademark phrase “All appropriate, all appropriate, all appropriate,” commanded drivers to get started their, uh, simulators.

NASCAR’s new standard resumed Sunday with a further virtual party, the 2nd in an iRacing series thrown collectively soon after the coronavirus pandemic stopped just about all sports. NASCAR’s 36-race year was suspended four gatherings into the yr.

Timmy Hill received the virtual race at Texas Motor Speedway, exactly where a emphasize came when Daniel Suarez was parked by iRacing officers for

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NASCAR, IndyCar will run races without fans due to coronavirus

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — IndyCar and NASCAR will the two race this weekend with out spectators, the most current sports activities sequence affected by problems above the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic.

IndyCar pushed ahead with Sunday’s time-opening race just after the mayor of St. Petersburg said Thursday supporters would not be permitted to attend. Only crucial personnel can enter the fenced region surrounding the non permanent street system by downtown St. Petersburg.

Competitors will have to response a questionnaire for overall health screening just before entry. Observe periods, the driver autograph session and other gatherings Friday have been canceled. IndyCar generally draws

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