In the round-up: Montezemolo admits Ferrari concerns after Binotto’s exit • FE adds Portland race • Barnard gets F3 drive • Ugochukwu joins Prema in F4
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.
IndyCar’s returns to Toronto and Iowa are confirmed, along with a February start in St. Petersburg, Florida and the 106th Indianapolis 500 on 29 May.
Hélio Castroneves said one car came at him ‘like a torpedo,’ while James Hinchcliffe rued his ‘comical’ misfortune after several cars tangled at Portland’s turn one.
IndyCar points leader Álex Palou reflected on a long, early caution – and a contentious decision by race control – that helped power his winning strategy in Portland.
Álex Palou wins at Portland after being sent to the back of the field early in the race, while principal championship rival Patricio O’Ward finished outside the top ten.