Day: May 9, 2020

IndyCar will begin season June 6 after coronavirus delay

FORT WORTH, Texas — IndyCar has gotten the green flag to finally start its season in Texas next month with a nighttime race June 6 without spectators.

The race at Texas Motor Speedway was the next one on the series schedule that hadn’t been postponed or canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. IndyCar and track officials announced the details Thursday, heavy with safety precautions.

IndyCar President Jay Frye said IndyCar worked with TMS President Eddie Gossage and public health officials on a plan to “ensure the safety of our event participants alongside an exciting return to competition for our drivers, teams and viewers tuning in from around the world.”

Texas has hosted IndyCar races since the 1½-mile track opened in 1997. TMS used to have the first race after the Indianapolis 500 in late May and hosted two races a

2020 Porsche Macan Review | Price, features, specs and photos

When it comes to the world of small sport utility vehicles, nobody does sport better than Porsche. That’s as it should be, as the 2020 Porsche Macan continues its reign as an exceedingly fun crossover in just about every performance guise. The Macan is the second crossover to come out of the Stuttgart-based sports car maker, and although it’s considerably smaller and cheaper than the Cayenne, it still packs the Porsche punch we expect. 

A number of performance levels are offered; the interior is well-appointed, and its technology is keeping with the times. Just like every other Porsche, the Macan can be customized to no end. However, it’s also on the pricey side of the aisle if you want it equipped with many of the features offered by its cheaper competitors. That said, there’s no better small