Kyle Kaiser feels lucky after bumping Alonso — lucky enough to win Indy

INDIANAPOLIS — Kyle Kaiser’s comeback story began by bumping two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso out of the Indianapolis 500. He hopes Sunday’s final chapter will be every bit as compelling. After beating the odds during a topsy-turvy month, the 23-year-old Californian hopes to become the first driver to […]

IndyCar adopting ‘Aeroscreen’ driver protection

INDIANAPOLIS — IndyCar will use an “Aeroscreen” to provide cockpit protection from next season, with the Red Bull Advanced Technologies-designed system giving cars a jet fighter appearance, the U.S. open wheel series announced on Friday. IndyCar believes the Aeroscreen concept is better suited for the series, considered the most dangerous […]

McLaren admits its string of errors washed Alonso out of the Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS — The comedy of errors that doomed McLaren’s disastrous return to the Indianapolis 500 began months before Fernando Alonso failed to qualify for the race. How bad was it? A week before Alonso’s first test in the car, the team realized it didn’t even have a steering wheel. McLaren […]