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Rahal Wins Mid-Ohio; Closes In On Points Lead
Sunday, 2 Aug, 2015 – 15:44 | No Comment
Rahal Wins Mid-Ohio; Closes In On Points Lead

Graham Rahal was not all that happy following Saturday’s qualifying session at his favorite race track. He was wonderfully happy following Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
Rahal won the Honda Indy 200 on the winding, flowing road circuit and in doing so took a significant step toward winning his first series championship.
The […]

Dixon Blazes To Pole At Mid-Ohio
Saturday, 1 Aug, 2015 – 18:27 | No Comment
Dixon Blazes To Pole At Mid-Ohio

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Mr. Mid-Ohio struck again at Saturday.
Scott Dixon shattered a 16-year-old track record in earning the pole for Sunday’s 90-lap Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio.
Dixon, who won at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in 2014 after starting at the rear of the 22-car grid, recorded a best lap of 1 minute, 4.5814 seconds (125.869 mph) during the […]

Notes: Honda, INDYCAR Close In On New Deal
Saturday, 1 Aug, 2015 – 7:47 | No Comment
Notes: Honda, INDYCAR Close In On New Deal

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Honda Performance Development president Art St. Cyr said Friday a contract extension with INDYCAR to supply engines and aerodynamic bodywork packages to the Verizon IndyCar Series past the current season is close to being finalized.
“Back when we started this, we had a lot of discussion about some of the technical issues and the technical vision […]

Derrick Walker Out At INDYCAR
Thursday, 30 Jul, 2015 – 13:25 | No Comment
Derrick Walker Out At INDYCAR

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Derrick Walker, President of Competition & Operations, INDYCAR, announced Thursday morning he will relinquish his duties with the open-wheel series effective Aug. 31, 2015, in order to pursue other professional opportunities.
Mark Miles, CEO, Hulman & Company, said a search for Walker’s replacement is underway.
“I have appreciated the opportunity to work […]

Hunter-Reay Leads American Sweep In Iowa
Sunday, 19 Jul, 2015 – 7:47 | Comments Off on Hunter-Reay Leads American Sweep In Iowa
Hunter-Reay Leads American Sweep In Iowa

Ryan Hunter-Reay’s season-long nightmare is over.
Mired in a baffling and borderline embarrassing slump, Hunter-Reay led a sweep by American drivers of the top four finishing positions and six of the top seven – en route to Victory Lane after Saturday night’s ninth annual Iowa Corn 300. RHR’s initial Verizon IndyCar Series win of the 2015 season […]

Bourdais A ‘Hero’ Again At Historic Milwaukee Mile
Monday, 13 Jul, 2015 – 7:41 | Comments Off on Bourdais A ‘Hero’ Again At Historic Milwaukee Mile
Bourdais A ‘Hero’ Again At Historic Milwaukee Mile

For the second race in a row on Sunday, a driver from what has to be considered a non-power team won a Verizon IndyCar Series race. For the second race in row, the victory came on an oval.
This time the driver was Sebastien Bourdais, who drives for KVSH Racing, and the venue was the world’s […]

IndyCar Notes: Newgarden Fastest As Series Takes To Milwaukee Mile
Sunday, 12 Jul, 2015 – 7:28 | Comments Off on IndyCar Notes: Newgarden Fastest As Series Takes To Milwaukee Mile
IndyCar Notes: Newgarden Fastest As Series Takes To Milwaukee Mile

CFH Racing’s Josef Newgarden was quickest among 24 drivers turning laps during Saturday’s initial practice for the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest presented by the Metro Milwaukee Honda Dealers.
Newgarden’s hot lap of 21.5415-seconds at 169.626 mph picked up where he left off on the historic 1.015-mile oval in West Allis, Wis. Newgarden recorded […]

Penske Drivers Talk Racing And Milwaukee At The Mile
Saturday, 11 Jul, 2015 – 19:23 | Comments Off on Penske Drivers Talk Racing And Milwaukee At The Mile
Penske Drivers Talk Racing And Milwaukee At The Mile

The Verizon IndyCar Series is racing at the historic Milwaukee Mile this weekend. Two Team Penske drivers – Helio Castroneves and Juan Pablo Montoya – are in the thick of the championship hunt in the series and participated in a press conference on Saturday.
What follows is a transcript of the press conference held at the […]

INDYCAR Boss: Ooops On Fontana Downforce Call
Wednesday, 1 Jul, 2015 – 18:29 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Boss: Ooops On Fontana Downforce Call
INDYCAR Boss: Ooops On Fontana Downforce Call

INDYCAR boss Mark Miles said Wednesday the “compelling” and “at times hard to watch” record-setting pack racing that unfolded during Saturday’s MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway largely was the result of aerodynamic happenstance.
“Clearly different tracks present different styles and getting the best setup is not an exact science,” Miles, CEO of Hulman & Co., […]

INDYCAR Acts On Rahal’s Fueling Violation
Wednesday, 1 Jul, 2015 – 18:08 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Acts On Rahal’s Fueling Violation
INDYCAR Acts On Rahal’s Fueling Violation

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Graham Rahal has been fined $10,000, with $5000 suspended, by INDYCAR officials for driving away from his pit stall with the fuel hose attached to his car en route to victory in Saturday night’s MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway.
Rahal, driver of the No. 15 Mi-Jack Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing […]