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Apr 24

IndyCar: Rookies impress early in 2014 season

(Photos: LAT Photographic)

Carlos Munoz (top left), Mikhali Aleshin (top right), Carlos Huertas (bottom left) and Jack Hawksworth (bottom right) are the four rookies currently in the 2014 IndyCar season. (Photos: LAT Photographic)

Amongst the 23 drivers that have competed so far in the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series are four rookies, which have already tallied three top-ten finishes in the first two races.

Carlos Munoz, Mikhali Aleshin and Carlos Huertas were all able to make their way through the carnage during the latest race in Long Beach to place third, sixth and tenth respectively.

Apr 22

Video: IndyCar drivers preview Barber

Twenty-three drivers are on the entry list for this weekend’s third round of the 2014 Verizon IndyCar season at Barber Motorsports Park, Ala.

Points leader Will Power, defending race winner Ryan Hunter-Reay and 2013 series champion Scott Dixon discuss their thoughts on this upcoming race in a season that has gotten off to a rather chaotic start.

Apr 14

IndyCar: Montoya places fourth in second race back

Juan Pablo Montoya has competed in Formula 1, NASCAR and Sports Cars since his last days in IndyCar, and many questioned whether he would be able to return to his championship-winning form behind an IndyCar again. (Photo: Leland Hill/LAT Photographic)

Juan Pablo Montoya has been away from IndyCar for 14 years, leaving many to wonder whether he can return to his championship-winning form. (Photo: Leland Hill/LAT Photographic)

Many in the IndyCar garage have been curious to see whether Juan Pablo Montoya could still race with the same championship-winning pace as he had in the series 14 years ago, and Sunday’s result was certainly a positive sign that things are heading in the right direction.

With his fourth place finish at Long Beach, Montoya sits eighth in the IndyCar points standings as the series heads to Barber Motorsports Park.

Apr 14

IndyCar announce changes to Indy 500 qualifying format

The 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 will take place on May 25, 2014 with Tony Kanaan as the defending champion. (Photo: Scott R LePage/LAT Photographic)

The 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 will take place on May 25, 2014 with Tony Kanaan as the defending champion. (Photo: Scott R LePage/LAT Photographic)

The new qualifying format for the Indianapolis 500 now allows any entry that has not made the field at the end of the first day a chance to make the last row of the grid on the second day.

The IndyCar Series announced the changes Monday.

Apr 13

IndyCar: Conway Wins Wild Race At Long Beach

Mike Conway celebrates after winning the IndyCar race at Long Beach. (Photo: Lesley Ann Miller)

Mike Conway celebrates after winning the IndyCar race at Long Beach. (Photo: Lesley Ann Miller)

Tempers flared all around the streets of Long Beach, where drivers declared friendships over after a surprisingly physical race.

Simon Pagenaud refused to accept a post-race apology from Will Power, and Justin Wilson was furious with Scott Dixon. James Hinchcliffe tried to be diplomatic but failed to hide his displeasure with teammate Ryan Hunter-Reay.

The one team smiling at the end of Sunday’s race? Ed Carpenter Racing, which got an unexpected victory from Mike Conway.