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Power Is Powerful Again; Wins Road America
Sunday, 26 Jun, 2016 – 14:25 | No Comment
Power Is Powerful Again; Wins Road America

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Will Power, whose IndyCar Series season started slowly, is rolling pretty rapidly now. The Team Penske driver won for the second straight victory Sunday when he got the win at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
The victory was No. 27 in Power’s career and it came in front of a […]

Power On Road America Pole
Saturday, 25 Jun, 2016 – 18:08 | No Comment
Power On Road America Pole

RacinToday.com
With team Penske’s Will Power leading the way, Chevrolets captured the top five spots on the starting grid for Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Road America on Saturday.
The pole was the second of the season for Power. It came on the strength of a lap in 01 minute, 42.2105 seconds (141.379 mph) at the 4-mile […]

A Joyful Rebirth And Sad Farewell In Wisconsin
Saturday, 25 Jun, 2016 – 15:56 | No Comment
A Joyful Rebirth And Sad Farewell In Wisconsin

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
There is certainly reason to celebrate this weekend as North America’s top non-stock car racing series returns to the best road circuit not located in France, Germany, Italy or Belgium. But there is also reason to mourn.
A hearty welcome back, Road America but at the same time, so sad to […]

Rahal Tops Gremlins, Charts At Road America
Saturday, 25 Jun, 2016 – 7:27 | No Comment
Rahal Tops Gremlins, Charts At Road America

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Graham Rahal and his team overcame a bizarre electrical gremlin _ one that indicated his No. 15 Honda did not exist _ during Friday’s opening practice session at Road America to eventually claim P1 following a full day of hot-lapping for the Verizon IndyCar Series event.
Rahal posted the overall fastest […]

Newgarden Cleared For Road America
Friday, 24 Jun, 2016 – 7:52 | No Comment
Newgarden Cleared For Road America

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Verizon IndyCar Series driver Josef Newgarden will return to his office Friday, less than two weeks after riding out a grinding crash at Texas Motor Speedway.
Newgarden was cleared Thursday to participate in Friday’s practice activity for the KOHLER Grand Prix at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
Newgarden will be re-evaluated following practice […]

Love Blooms In Moraines Of Central Wisconsin
Thursday, 23 Jun, 2016 – 17:09 | No Comment
Love Blooms In Moraines Of Central Wisconsin

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Differences of opinion, heck,  vociferous arguments are inseparable parts of sports. Pick a topic, voice an opinion and start an argument. Pretty much that simple. Except, it appears, when the sport is auto racing and the topic is best road course in North America.
Next up for the IndyCar Series is […]

The Repaved Glen Will Test Driver Fitness
Thursday, 23 Jun, 2016 – 7:06 | No Comment
The Repaved Glen Will Test Driver Fitness

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
A day of testing for Firestone Racing at Watkins Glen International left James Hinchcliffe pondering more than tire compounds for the Verizon IndyCar Series’ return to the historic road-course over Labor Day weekend.
“Definitely will be hitting the weight room before we get here,” said Hinchcliffe, who shared tire-testing duties with […]

Keselowski Takes Laps In Indy Car
Thursday, 16 Jun, 2016 – 6:53 | No Comment
Keselowski Takes Laps In Indy Car

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Brad Keslowski’s wanna-do list: Win Sprint Cup championship – check. Drive a military tank – check. Drive an Indy car – as of Wednesday, check.
Keselowski, the 2012 NASCAR Cup champion, turned his first laps in an Indy car as part of a multi-team test at Road America, the 4.048-mile permanent road course that will play […]

Echo Of ‘The Slap’ Still Reverberates At TMS
Wednesday, 15 Jun, 2016 – 17:13 | No Comment
Echo Of ‘The Slap’ Still Reverberates At TMS

FORT WORTH, Texas – The slap that put Texas Motor Speedway smack-dab on the motorsports map continues to sting _ continues to stir hardened emotions _ two decades after the dizzying array of events surrounding the night of Saturday, June 7, 1997.
The True Value 500k, the inaugural open-wheel event at TMS, crowned Billy Boat and […]

Scary Crash, Rain Slam Texas; IndyCar Race Postponed Until August
Sunday, 12 Jun, 2016 – 16:45 | No Comment
Scary Crash, Rain Slam Texas; IndyCar Race Postponed Until August

FORT WORTH, Texas – Frustrated by back-to-back days of intermittent-to-sideways rain showers and one grinding crash, INDYCAR and Texas Motor Speedway officials relented Sunday afternoon and pulled the plug on the Firestone 600 for 75 days.
The 20th edition of “America’s Original Nighttime IndyCar Race” will be run on Saturday, Aug. 27, as a one-day event […]