2019

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Herta, Honda Win Monterey Season Finale, Manufacturers' Title

Sep 23, 2019

Colton Herta led 83 of 90 laps in the season-ending Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey to earn his second victory of 2019, and the eighth win of the year for Honda, which claimed its second consecutive Manufacturers' Championship.


Herta Leads Honda Sweep Indy Car Qualifying in Monterey

Sep 23, 2019

NTT Indycar Series rookie standout Colton Herta edged five-time series champion Scott Dixon to claim the pole for Sunday's season-ending Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey.


Rosenqvist Runs Second for Honda in Portland

Sep 2, 2019

Podium results for rookie Felix Rosenqvist and championship contender Alexander Rossi highlighted the Honda effort at the Grand Prix of Portland.


Herta, Honda Claim Portland Pole

Aug 31, 2019

After leading practice on Friday, Honda-powered rookie Colton Herta again led the way at Portland International Raceway, claiming the pole on his final qualifying lap for Sunday's Grand Prix of Portland.


Sato, Honda Win Thriller in St. Louis

Aug 25, 2019

Takuma Sato took advantage of an off-sequence pit strategy and a fast Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Honda to win the Bommarito Automotive Group 500.


Bourdais Runs Second for Honda in St. Louis Qualifying

Aug 25, 2019

Sebastien Bourdais led the Honda field today at World Wide Technology Raceway in qualifying for the Bommarito Automotive Group 500.


Dixon Runs Second for Honda in Rain-Shortened Pocono Event

Aug 19, 2019

Avoiding an opening-lap crash that eliminated or delayed five Honda drivers, Scott Dixon contended for the race victory throughout the ABC Supply Co., Inc. 500 and ultimately finished second in the weather-shortened run at Pocono Raceway.


Pocono Qualifying Cancelled Due to Weather

Aug 18, 2019

Low cloud cover, followed by rain showers, forced race officials to cancel qualifying at Pocono Raceway for the ABC Supply Co., Inc. 500.


Honda Plans to Race with Hybrid Powertrains in INDYCAR Racing in 2022 Season

Aug 6, 2019

Honda applauded the announcement by INDYCAR that it will introduce hybrid powertrains to race cars in the NTT Indycar Series for the 2022 season.


Dixon Leads Honda Podium Sweep at Mid-Ohio

Jul 29, 2019

The "Master of Mid-Ohio," Scott Dixon, scored his sixth Honda Indy 200 victory, dominating the middle stage of the 90-lap contest and then holding off teammate Felix Rosenqvist on fading tires in the closing laps.


Front-Row Start for Rossi, Honda at Mid-Ohio

Jul 27, 2019

Championship contender Alexander Rossi led the way for Honda in qualifying at the Mid-Ohio Sports car Course, and will start the Honda Indy 200 on the outside of the front row, second.


Late Charge Nets Second for Dixon, Third for Hinchcliffe in Iowa

Jul 22, 2019

Gambling on pit strategy paid big rewards for Chip Ganassi Racing and Scott Dixon at Iowa Speedway, as he was able to stretch his next-to-last stint on track and finish second in the rain-delayed Iowa 300.


Sato Runs Fourth for Honda in Iowa Qualifying

Jul 20, 2019

Takuma Sato will start fourth in the Iowa 300 as the Rahal Letterman Lanigan driver seeks his second victory of the 2019 season.


Podium Finishes for Dixon, Rossi at Honda Indy Toronto

Jul 15, 2019

Scott Dixon challenged for the lead throughout the final third of the Honda Indy Toronto, but finished second at the end of 85 hard-fought laps, less than 14 hundredths of a second behind race winner Simon Pagenaud.


Teammates Dixon, Rosenqvist Top Honda Qualifiers in Toronto

Jul 14, 2019

Chip Ganassi Racing teammates Scott Dixon and Felix Rosenqvist led the way for the Honda field today in NTT IndyCar Series qualifying, and will start second and third, respectively, in Sunday's Honda Indy Toronto.


Rossi, Honda Reign at Road America

Jun 24, 2019

Alexander Rossi dominated the REV Group Grand Prix at Road America, leading every lap but one to crush the 23-car NTT Indycar Series field for his second win of 2019, bringing him within seven points of the drivers’ championship lead.


Herta, Rossi Sweep Front Row for Honda in Road America Qualifying

Jun 23, 2019

Nineteen-year-old Colton Herta became the youngest pole qualifier in Indycar Series history at Road America, and will lead the field to the green flag in the REV Group Grand Prix.


Rossi Runs Second for Honda in Texas

Jun 9, 2019

A race that started out well for Honda, with the manufacturers’ drivers and teams running first through seventh on Lap 130 of the 248-lap DXC Technology 600, ended outside of Victory Circle at Texas Motor Speedway.


Sato, Honda Take Texas Pole

Jun 8, 2019

Takuma Sato claimed his second pole of the 2019 season, and the fifth for Honda, in single-car qualifying at Texas Motor Speedway for the DXC Technology 600.


Dixon, Ericsson Run 1-2 for Honda in Detroit

Jun 3, 2019

Recovering in the best possible fashion from a crash and last-place finish in the opening race, Scott Dixon ran a longer opening stint than many of his rivals, and won the second round of the Dual in Detroit doubleheader NTT Indycar Series weekend.


Rossi, Sato Produce Podium Results for Honda in Detroit

Jun 2, 2019

Alexander Rossi led the Honda-powered field on the Belle Isle street circuit, finishing second in the opening round of the “Dual in Detroit” doubleheader NTT Indycar Series weekend.


Rossi Runs Second For Honda at Indianapolis 500

May 27, 2019

Alexander Rossi took the battle for the Indianapolis 500 down to the final laps, but when the checkers flew after 200 hard-fought laps, the 2016 “500” champion fell just two-tenths of a second short to winner Simon Pagenaud.


Herta Leads Honda Qualifiers for Indianapolis 500

May 20, 2019

Colton Herta led the way for Honda again, and was the fastest of six rookies in final qualifying for next weekend’s Indianapolis 500.


Dixon, Harvey Produce Podium Results for Honda at INDYCAR Grand Prix

May 11, 2019

Five-time and defending NTT IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon led a race-high 39 laps at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, en route to a second-place finish at the INDYCAR Grand Prix and closed to within six points of the drivers’ championship lead.


Rosenqvist, Dixon Lead Honda 1-4 in INDYCAR Grand Prix Qualifying Sweep

May 10, 2019

Chip Ganassi Racing and Honda led the way in qualifying for the INDYCAR Grand Prix, with series rookie Felix Rosenqvist claiming his first pole.


Rossi, Honda Rule at Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach

April 15, 2019

Starting from the pole, Alexander Rossi fended off an early challenge from fellow Honda driver Scott Dixon and then took command of the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, dominating the 85-lap race.


Acura Returns to Indy car with Meyer Shank Racing

April 10, 2019

The Meyer Shank Racing Indy car driven by Jack Harvey will feature Acura livery in the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, marking the return of Acura colors to the NTT Indycar Series for the first time since 1994.


Sato Reigns Supreme at Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

April 8, 2019

Takuma Sato dominated the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, with the Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing driver starting from the pole and leading 74 of 90 laps at Barber Motorsports Park to claim his fourth career IndyCar Series Victory.


Sato, Rahal Sweep Front Row in Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Qualifying

April 7, 2019

Takuma Sato and Graham Rahal led a 1-2 result for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing in qualifying for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, and a first-through-fifth-place sweep for Honda-powered drivers on the starting grid.


Herta, Honda Are Texas Tough, Win at Circuit of the Americas

March 25, 2019

Second-generation racer Colton Herta became the youngest winner in Indy car history at the Circuit of the Americas, taking advantage of a late-race yellow flag to score his first NTT Indycar Series victory in just his third race start.

Dixon Begins Title Defense with Second-Place Finish at St. Petersburg

March 12, 2019

Scott Dixon opened his NTT Indycar Series title defense with a second-place finish in his Chip Ganassi Racing Honda at the 2019 season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.  


Honda 2019 Motorsports Program Overview

January 11, 2019

January 11, 2019 - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced its motorsports activities for the 2019 season and initiatives to expand the popularity of motorsports.


2019 Schedule

Points Standings

1 Josef Newgarden Chevrolet 641
2 Simon Pagenaud Chevrolet 616
3 Alexander Rossi Honda 608
4 Scott Dixon Honda 578
5 Will Power Chevrolet 550
6 Felix Rosenqvist Honda 425
7 Colton Herta Honda 420
8 Ryan Hunter-Reay Honda 420
9 Takuma Sato Honda 415
10 Graham Rahal Honda 389

11 Sebastien Bourdais Honda 387
12 James Hinchcliffe Honda 370
13 Santino Ferrucci Honda 351
16 Marco Andretti Honda 303
17 Marcus Ericsson Honda 290
18 Zach Veach Honda 271
21 Jack Harvey Honda 186
24 Conor Daly Honda 149
28 James Davison Honda 36
34 Oriol Servia Honda 16
36 Jordan King Honda 12

Driver

Takuma Sato

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing

Takuma Sato

Nationality: Japan