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Power Wins Pocono; Tightens Points Race In IndyCar Championship Race
Monday, 22 Aug, 2016 – 14:56 | No Comment
Power Wins Pocono; Tightens Points Race In IndyCar Championship Race

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Will Power ramped up pressure on IndyCar Series point-leader and Team Penske teammate Simon Pagenaud on Monday when he won the rain-postponed event at Pocono Raceway.
Power cut Pagenaud’s once seemingly comfortable lead to 20 points with his victory at the 2.5-mile Pocono triangle.
“Yeah, that’s good,” Power said of the points situation. “We are chipping away […]

IndyCar Notes: Newgarden Still Feeling Under Handed
Monday, 22 Aug, 2016 – 7:16 | No Comment
IndyCar Notes: Newgarden Still Feeling Under Handed

If Josef Newgarden greets you with an awkward left-handed shake, don’t take it personally. The rising Verizon IndyCar Series star still is feeling the pain of the broken right hand he suffered during a crash at Texas Motor Speedway last month.
“Everyone thought my (broken) clavicle was going to be a problem. I got plated […]

Russia’s Aleshin Makes IndyCar History
Sunday, 21 Aug, 2016 – 8:08 | No Comment
Russia’s Aleshin Makes IndyCar History

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Mikhail Aleshin made open-wheel history Saturday at Pocono Raceway as the first Russian to win a pole position during qualifying for the ABC Supply 500.
The Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver averaged 220.445 mph over two laps in the No. 7 SMP Racing Honda to collect his first pole in his 31st career Verizon IndyCar Series start. […]

History, Pavement On Driver Minds At The Glen
Monday, 15 Aug, 2016 – 17:54 | No Comment
History, Pavement On Driver Minds At The Glen

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Rising Verizon IndyCar Series star Josef Newgarden says mechanical grip will be a major player when open-wheel racing returns to historic Watkins Glen International after a six-year absence for next month’s INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen.
Newgarden, of Ed Carpenter Racing, was among series regulars participating […]

Pagenaud Wins Battle of Team Penske at Mid-Ohio
Sunday, 31 Jul, 2016 – 15:45 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Wins Battle of Team Penske at Mid-Ohio
Pagenaud Wins Battle of Team Penske at Mid-Ohio

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Simon Pagenaud bumped his way past Team Penske teammate and chief rival for  the 2016 IndyCar Series championship Will Power for second place with 23 laps to go, took the lead when Conor Daly pitted with six laps to go and pulled away for the win at Mid-Ohio on Sunday.
“Whooo,” Pagenaud […]

Pagenaud Sets Record In Mid-Ohio Qualifying
Saturday, 30 Jul, 2016 – 16:22 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Sets Record In Mid-Ohio Qualifying
Pagenaud Sets Record In Mid-Ohio Qualifying

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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IndyCar Series points leader Simon Pagenaud will start Sunday’s race at the Mid-Ohio Sport Car Course in prime position to increase that points lead.
The Team Penske driver claimed the pole at Mid-Ohio with a lap at 127.271 mph on Saturday. That toppled the track record.
“I didn’t know about that,” the […]

Power Powerful In Mid-Ohio Practice
Saturday, 30 Jul, 2016 – 7:45 | Comments Off on Power Powerful In Mid-Ohio Practice
Power Powerful In Mid-Ohio Practice

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Will Power continues to aggressively chase down the prey _ specifically, point-leader and Team Penske teammate Simon Pagenaud _ as the Verizon IndyCar Series schedule winds down. Power topped the field during practice Friday for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, running what would be a record pace in the process.
Power’s best […]

Power’s Hot Streak Continues in Toronto
Sunday, 17 Jul, 2016 – 17:43 | Comments Off on Power’s Hot Streak Continues in Toronto
Power’s Hot Streak Continues in Toronto

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Team Penske’s Will Power drove to victory Sunday in the IndyCar Series race in Toronto, Canada. The victory was the third of the season for the Australian driver and it came by by 1.5275 seconds over teammate Helio Castroneves.
The victory moved Power into second place in the 2016 championship, 47 points behind leader and teammate Simon […]

Dixon To Start P1 In Toronto
Saturday, 16 Jul, 2016 – 15:56 | Comments Off on Dixon To Start P1 In Toronto
Dixon To Start P1 In Toronto

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Scott Dixon will start Sunday’s IndyCar Series race on the Toronto street circuit after winning the pole on Saturday in his Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet.
Dixon led qualifying with a lap around the 1.786-mile circuit at 107.326 mph.
His fast lap was his last lap in the Fast Six finale round of the session and it gave […]

Pagenaud Quickest In Toronto
Friday, 15 Jul, 2016 – 17:25 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Quickest In Toronto
Pagenaud Quickest In Toronto

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Points-leader Simon Pagenaud set the pace during practice Friday on the 1.786-mile, 11-turn temporary circuit in Toronto. He posted his fast lap in the last of the day’s two 45-minute practice sessions, at 1 minute, 1.7081 seconds (104.194 mph) in his Team Penske Chevrolet.
“I kind of like changes so I’m good with it,” Pagenaud said […]