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Retired race car driver Al Unser Jr. was arrested early Monday on a charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
McLaren offered to buy Fernando Alonso a seat in the Indianapolis 500, but the Formula One champion told the team he was uncomfortable replacing a driver who had earned a spot in the race.
The reasons behind Fernando Alonso's shock failure to qualify for this year's Indy 500 can be traced back to how he and McLaren treated Honda in 2017.
Jamie Chadwick, the championship leader of the all-female W Series, will become a fully immersed member of the Williams Formula One team.
McLaren sporting director Gil de Ferran has apologised to Fernando Alonso after the Spaniard's shock failure to qualify for the 2019 Indy 500.
Billy Monger has claimed his first race victory since the accident which led to the amputation of both his legs two years ago.
Simon Pagenaud won the pole for next Sunday's Indianapolis 500 with an average speed of 229.992 mph for his four-lap qualifying run. It was the 266th IndyCar pole won by Team Penske.
Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso failed to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, while James Hinchcliffe, Kyle Kaiser and Sage Karam made the field. Patricio O'Ward and Max Chilton also failed to qualify.
Fernando Alonso has sensationally failed to qualify for the 2019 Indy 500, serving the Spaniard and McLaren a huge blow in his quest for the final part of the Triple Crown.
Graham Rahal made a final qualifying effort at the buzzer to knock Fernando Alonso out of the top 30 for the Indianapolis 500. Alonso now can make the field only during Sunday's "Last Row Shootout."
James Hinchcliffe, an IndyCar Series regular who missed last year's Indianapolis 500, crashed during qualifying for this year's race and now must try to make the field in a backup car via Sunday's "Last Row Shootout."
While Conor Daly paced practice during "Fast Friday" at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, other drivers were left searching for speed ahead of qualifying Saturday for the Indy 500.
With 36 drivers vying for 33 Indianapolis 500 starting positions in a two-day qualifying format that begins Saturday, opinions are still divided on whether IndyCar's full-time drivers should be guaranteed a spot in the series' biggest race.
Retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. will drive the pace car for the Indianapolis 500 in his first trip to the famed May race.