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Dixon Cements Status As An IndyCar All-Timer
Monday, 17 Sep, 2018 – 9:24 | No Comment
Dixon Cements Status As An IndyCar All-Timer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Widely acknowledged as the greatest open-wheel driver of his generation, Scott Dixon stamped it as fact Sunday by clinching his fifth Verizon IndyCar Series championship.
Dixon started second alongside pole-sitter/eventual INDYCAR Grand Prix of Sonoma race-winner Ryan Hunter-Reay and finished there, a result that proved to be more than enough to […]

RHR Hunts Down Pole At IndyCar Season-Ender
Sunday, 16 Sep, 2018 – 8:16 | No Comment
RHR Hunts Down Pole At IndyCar Season-Ender

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Ryan Hunter-Reay blocked-out the hype surrounding the chase for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series title Saturday to concentrate on the tasks at-hand _ winning pole position for the INDYCAR Grand Prix of Sonoma and denying championship leader Scott Dixon of a potentially critical point.
The Andretti Autosport veteran won the Verizon […]

Top Drivers Remain Top Drivers At Sonoma
Saturday, 15 Sep, 2018 – 12:52 | No Comment
Top Drivers Remain Top Drivers At Sonoma

Two sessions of practice Friday for the season-ending INDYCAR Grand Prix of Sonoma did little to separate the four remaining contenders for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series championship.
Point-leader Scott Dixon was third on the combined-session time sheet at Sonoma Raceway in Northern California. The four-time series champion from Chip Ganassi Racing was sandwiched by Team […]

Rossi Sets Sights On Championship
Thursday, 13 Sep, 2018 – 11:26 | No Comment
Rossi Sets Sights On Championship

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Alexander Rossi says his three-year tenure in the Verizon IndyCar Series has been nothing short of an accelerated learning curve. And among the things the Andretti Autosport ace has learned is…do not poke/provoke the bear.
“To actually be going into this weekend with a goal in mind of trying to win […]

The Battle Of Texas Features Promoters
Thursday, 6 Sep, 2018 – 11:18 | Comments Off on The Battle Of Texas Features Promoters
The Battle Of Texas Features Promoters

 
Addition of Circuit of The Americas to the 2019 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule figures to test the “Everything’s Bigger in Texas” cliché in terms of promoting and supporting open-wheel racing in the Lone Star State.
Specifically, can Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage and Bobby Epstein, founder/chairman of COTA, park their egos to work together and […]

IndyCar Adds COTA To 2019 Schedule
Tuesday, 4 Sep, 2018 – 17:13 | Comments Off on IndyCar Adds COTA To 2019 Schedule
IndyCar Adds COTA To 2019 Schedule

INDYCAR will operate with a two-stop Texas strategy in 2019, when Circuit of The Americas will play host to its first Verizon IndyCar Series race weekend. COTA’s natural-terrain road-course in Austin will join Texas Motor Speedway’s oval in Fort Worth on the 17-race schedule released Tuesday.
COTA will make its IndyCar Series debut on Sunday, March 24, […]

Sato, Dixon Score In Portland
Monday, 3 Sep, 2018 – 8:12 | Comments Off on Sato, Dixon Score In Portland
Sato, Dixon Score In Portland

Takuma Sato padded his Verizon IndyCar Series resume with a strategic victory in Sunday’s Grand Prix of Portland, where championship leader Scott Dixon emerged from an opening-lap crash as the dustiest-and-luckiest man in the Pacific Northwest.
Dixon salvaged what began as a disastrous day by finishing fifth in the series’ return to Portland  International Raceway in […]

Power On Portland Pole
Sunday, 2 Sep, 2018 – 7:38 | Comments Off on Power On Portland Pole
Power On Portland Pole

Add Portland International Raceway to the list of Indy car tracks where Will Power is a certified qualifying ace.
Having qualified seventh for his two previous starts at the facility in The Great Northwest _ in 2006 and ’07 _ Power blitzed the Verizon IndyCar Series field Saturday to raise his list of pole-winning tracks to […]

Power Carries Momentum Into Portland
Saturday, 1 Sep, 2018 – 7:49 | Comments Off on Power Carries Momentum Into Portland
Power Carries Momentum Into Portland

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Team Penske’s Will Power continued to prove he’s serious about climbing back into Verizon IndyCar Series title contention Friday by posting the fastest lap of the second practice session at Portland International Raceway in Oregon.
The winner of last week’s oval-track event at Gateway Motorsports Park turned a lap of 57.4053-seconds/123.166 mph in the No. 12 […]

New TMS-IndyCar Pact Opens Up Texas Market
Wednesday, 29 Aug, 2018 – 7:08 | Comments Off on New TMS-IndyCar Pact Opens Up Texas Market
New TMS-IndyCar Pact Opens Up Texas Market

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Texas Motor Speedway’s recently announced four-year contract extension with INDYCAR insures the Verizon IndyCar Series will be competing under the lights at the Fort Worth facility past the quarter-century mark, while also opening the door for the sanctioning body to race in potentially lucrative new Southwest markets.
The extension covering 2019-2022 […]