Entry lists for IndyCar REV Group Grand Prix at Road America

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There are 23 drivers on the NTT IndyCar entry lists for a Saturday-Sunday weekend doubleheader at Road America.

Scott Dixon, Josef Newgarden, Will Power and Alexander Rossi are the four former winners in the field — also the four most recent winners at the Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, road course.

Power won in IndyCar’s return to Road America in 2016 after a nine-year absence, followed by Dixon (’17), Newgarden (’18) and Rossi last season.

ENTRY LISTS: Race 1 | Race 2

WEEKEND SCHEDULE: What’s happening on track at Road America

Three former drivers are tied for the IndyCar track record of three victories at Road America: Mario Andretti, Michael Andretti and Emerson Fittipaldi. There have been nine different winners in the past nine races on the 14-turn, 4.014-mile layout and six different pole winners in the past six races.

Click here to see who’s entered in Race 1 and Race 2 for the REV Group Grand Prix at Road America



IndyCar practice: 11 a.m., NBC Sports Gold

IndyCar qualifying: 2:15 p.m. (NBCSN, NBC Sports Gold)

IndyCar REV Grand Prix Race #1: 5 p.m. (NBCSN, NBC Sports Gold)


IndyCar qualifying: 10 a.m., NBC Sports Gold

IndyCar REV Grand Prix Race #2: Noon (NBC, NBC Sports Gold)

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Sergio Perez still has coronavirus; will miss second consecutive F1 race

F1 Sergio Perez out
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SILVERSTONE, England — Sergio Perez will be out for a second F1 race at Silverstone this week after again testing positive for the coronavirus.

The Mexican driver had hoped to return to Formula One after spending seven days in quarantine, but his Racing Point team said this morning he had tested positive.

“He is physically well and recovering,” the team said. “The whole team wishes Sergio and his family well and we look forward to his return.”

That means German veteran Nico Hulkenberg again fills in for Sunday’s 70th Anniversary Grand Prix after having also replaced Sergio Perez when he was out for the F1 British Grand Prix at the same venue last week. Hulkenberg did not start that race because of an engine problem.

There are two consecutive weekends of racing at Silverstone as Formula One tries to pack in races following the pandemic-delayed start to the season.

Perez became the first Formula One driver to test positive for coronavirus, and it had been unclear whether he would be available to drive after the period of quarantine was extended to 10 days.

Racing Point also was in the news Friday after being hit with a 15-point penalty in the Formula One constructors’ championship and fined 400,000 euros ($470,000) Friday for using brake ducts based on those from last year’s Mercedes cars.

The stewards ruled that Mercedes was the “principal designer” of the parts, and that Racing Point made only minor changes to computer design data it received from Mercedes.

Rival team Renault filed protests about the legality of the brake ducts, which were added to the “listed parts” under F1 rules for 2020. That means teams must design their own. Racing Point argued it was merely using information about the Mercedes parts to inform its own design.

Racing Point uses customer engines from Mercedes and has admitted basing its 2020 car design on photographs of last year’s Mercedes car. The similarities led to the Racing Point being nicknamed the “pink Mercedes” when it was first seen in testing ahead of the season.

Racing Point can appeal the ruling. The points deduction drops the team from fifth to sixth in the standings, below Renault. The ruling doesn’t affect the points totals for Racing Point’s drivers.