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Team Orders Are Filed In Penske’s Waste Basket
Saturday, 30 Aug, 2014 – 8:15 | No Comment
Team Orders Are Filed In Penske’s Waste Basket

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Barring on-track contact between the two – and that’s entirely possible –  Saturday night’s season-ending MAVTV 500 figures to be a free-for-all between Team Penske’s Will Power and Helio Castroneves.
“We’re not big on ‘team orders,’ ” Roger Penske said Friday at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. “Obviously we’ll see what’s [...]

Team Merger Has Newgarden Jacked Up About 2015
Wednesday, 27 Aug, 2014 – 19:09 | No Comment
Team Merger Has Newgarden Jacked Up About 2015

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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The open-wheel merger between Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing and Ed Carpenter Racing will feature Josef Newgarden for at least the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season.
Newgarden, 23, will continue to drive the No. 67 Dallara fielded by SFHR next season with the rebadged CFH Racing organization, a deal which includes [...]

Dixon Wins Sonoma; Power Stumbles
Sunday, 24 Aug, 2014 – 17:58 | No Comment
Dixon Wins Sonoma; Power Stumbles

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Scott Dixon held off Ryan Hunter-Reay over the final three laps of Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at the Sonoma Raceway road course to get his second victory of the season.
Dixon, driving the No. 9 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet power Dallar, took the lead with four laps to go when he blew past leader Mike Conway [...]

Power On Pole In Sonoma
Saturday, 23 Aug, 2014 – 22:09 | No Comment
Power On Pole In Sonoma

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IndyCar Series championship points leader Will Power claimed his second consecutive pole and fourth of the season, with a lap of 1 minute, 17.4126 seconds in Firestone Fast Six qualifications for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma.
Power, driving the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske car, reset the track record he established in 2012 with a [...]

Power Overpowers The Field On Milwaukee Mile Oval
Sunday, 17 Aug, 2014 – 16:50 | No Comment
Power Overpowers The Field On Milwaukee Mile Oval

Former oval-track hater Will Power has come full circle. After winning Sunday’s ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 IndyCar Series race at the historic Milwaukee Mile, Power shouted his love for winning on ovals into his on-board headset.
Pretty understandable considering Power led 229 of 250 laps at the Milwaukee flat oval and in doing do, took a big [...]

Carpenter, Fisher Hartman Teams Announce IndyCar Merger
Sunday, 17 Aug, 2014 – 12:58 | No Comment
Carpenter, Fisher Hartman Teams Announce IndyCar Merger

Team-owners Ed Carpenter and Sarah Fisher will merge their current single-car organizations into the Verizon IndyCar Series’ newest multi-car entry _CFH Racing _ beginning in 2015.
The merger between Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing, both based in Indianapolis, officially will take place during the offseason. CFH Racing will be headquartered at the current [...]

Penske’s Power Lead Qualifying In Milwaukee
Saturday, 16 Aug, 2014 – 19:01 | No Comment
Penske’s Power Lead Qualifying In Milwaukee

Will Power, looking to gain momentum in his bid to win the 2014 IndyCar Series championship, won the pole on Saturday for Sunday’s race at the Milwaukee Mile.
Team Penske’s Power won the pole at the historic flat track with a lap at 169.262 mph.
“I think I have three (poles) this year,” Power said, “but just [...]

Pagenaud Has Done Plenty But Wants To Do More
Saturday, 16 Aug, 2014 – 8:15 | No Comment
Pagenaud Has Done Plenty But Wants To Do More

While Frenchman Simon Pagenaud already has achieved his season goal of winning races he isn’t ready to be counted out as a contender for the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series championship.
“I think it’s been a good season,” said Pagenaud, of Schmidt Peterson Hamilton Motorsports. “If everything goes accordingly to plan, you should be in the hunt. [...]

Dixon Starts Last, Finishes First At Mid-Ohio
Monday, 4 Aug, 2014 – 6:55 | Comments Off
Dixon Starts Last, Finishes First At Mid-Ohio

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Publicly, at least, Scott Dixon didn’t seem all that distressed about having to start dead last in Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Mid-Ohio. Perhaps during the race, he said after qualifying, he would catch some breaks and still have a shot at a decent finish.
Dixon’s finish in the Honda Indy 200 turned out to be [...]

Bourdais On Pole At Mid-Ohio
Saturday, 2 Aug, 2014 – 17:59 | Comments Off
Bourdais On Pole At Mid-Ohio

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Sebastien Bourdais overcame a soaked track at Mid-Ohio road circuit to win his second pole of the IndyCar Series season on Saturday. He claimed P1 on his final lap in the Fast Six Shoutout seession.
Bourdais’ final lap of 1 minute, 24.1610 seconds in the No. 11 Mistic KVSH Racing car overtook Josef Newgarden (1:24.6787) in [...]