Alonso tests at Barber

Portland returns, Takuma Sato upsets the field, the championship comes down to the wire in Sonoma, Fernando Alonso tests an IndyCar at Barber, while the 2019 IndyCar schedule loses an oval but gains a new road course. All this and more in this week’s #TrackTalk

Thank you!

After nearly 11 months of anticipation and build up, the Grand Prix of Portland is complete. Wow - what a weekend!

Scott Dixon emerges from the dust after a turn 1 incident

PORTLAND, Oregon — All Scott Dixon could see was dirt flying. He feared the worst, that his race and possibly his Verizon IndyCar Series points lead in pursuit of a fifth season championship were lost in a first-lap cloud of dust.