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Newgarden on ice racing: “It’s almost like I’ve never raced before!”

Reigning IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden admits he has a lot to learn about driving technique ahead of his RallyX on Ice debut at Ål in Norway on Sunday. The Tennessee native will be racing a Team Penske-liveried Supercar Lites car run by the legendary rallycross car-builders Olsbergs MSE, and says there’s a lot to adapt to. “You have to drive this car sideways all the time,” he said. “You can’t not be doing anything – you have to either be on the brakes or on the throttle or on the handbrake. It’s been tricky to get my brain around what I need to do and the biggest thing for me right now is finding consistency, but it’s an awesome car to drive, especially on the ice....
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