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INDYCAR Boss: Ooops On Fontana Downforce Call
Wednesday, 1 Jul, 2015 – 18:29 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
INDYCAR Acts On Rahal’s Fueling Violation

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
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 […]

Rahal Becomes Leader Of The Pack In Fontana
Sunday, 28 Jun, 2015 – 10:13 | No Comment
Rahal Becomes Leader Of The Pack In Fontana

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
The term “pack racing” returned to the Verizon IndyCar Series lexicon Saturday at Auto Club Speedway, where Graham Rahal temporarily dodged a pit-road infraction en route to winning a record-smashing MAVTV 500.
Rahal’s second career Indy car victory was punctuated by a record 80-lead changes among 14 drivers around the 2-mile, […]

Pagenaud Proves Super On A Speedway
Saturday, 27 Jun, 2015 – 9:46 | 2 Comments
Pagenaud Proves Super On A Speedway

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Simon Pagenaud officially became an ovalmeister Friday when the Frenchman earned his first Indy car pole on an oval – and first with Team Penske – during qualifications for the MAVTV 500.
Pagenaud, driver of the No. 22 Penske Truck Rental Chevrolet, posted a two-lap average speed of 218.952 mph around […]

CFH Racing Drivers Finish 1-2 In Streets Of Toronto
Sunday, 14 Jun, 2015 – 17:18 | Comments Off on CFH Racing Drivers Finish 1-2 In Streets Of Toronto
CFH Racing Drivers Finish 1-2 In Streets Of Toronto

A week after suffering a demoralizing double DNF on the oval at Texas Motor Speedway, second-tier Carpenter Fisher Hartman Racing finished first and second on the street course in Toronto.
Getting the win – his second of the season in the Verizon IndyCar Series – was Josef Newgarden.
Right behind him when the rain-pestered Canadian race ended […]

Power On Pole In Toronto
Saturday, 13 Jun, 2015 – 19:24 | Comments Off on Power On Pole In Toronto
Power On Pole In Toronto

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Reigning IndyCar Series champion Will Power earned his second consecutive pole and fifth of the season by recording the quickest lap of the Firestone Fast Six during qualifications for the Honda Indy Toronto.
Power crossed the start-finish line to complete the lap of 59.4280 seconds on the 11-turn, 1.755-mile Exhibition Place street circuit with five seconds left […]

Hinchcliffe Talks About Injury And Recovery
Wednesday, 10 Jun, 2015 – 17:50 | Comments Off on Hinchcliffe Talks About Injury And Recovery
Hinchcliffe Talks About Injury And Recovery

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe began putting his pants on by himself over the weekend, and he now is strong enough to take between 2,400 to 4,000 steps a day.
Clearly, the popular 28-year-old Toronto native’s road to recovery from life-threatening injuries sustained in a crash during practice at Indianapolis […]

Updated Aero Puts On A Good Show In Texas
Sunday, 7 Jun, 2015 – 9:52 | Comments Off on Updated Aero Puts On A Good Show In Texas
Updated Aero Puts On A Good Show In Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas – Scott Dixon put his stamp of approval on INDYCAR’s now-annual aerodynamic experiment at Texas Motor Speedway in Victory Lane Saturday night, after a Firestone 600 that was fast and curious.
With driver safety and the ever-present “quality of racing” issue hanging over the 23-car Verizon IndyCar Series field, Dixon emerged victorious after […]

Dixon, Kanaan Give Ganassi 1-2 Finish At TMS
Sunday, 7 Jun, 2015 – 7:17 | Comments Off on Dixon, Kanaan Give Ganassi 1-2 Finish At TMS
Dixon, Kanaan Give Ganassi 1-2 Finish At TMS

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Scott Dixon led 97 of the 248 laps in the No. 9 Energizer EcoAdvanced Chevrolet in earning his second victory of the Verizon IndyCar Series season and his second at Texas Motor Speedway.
The 191.940 mph average speed set a track race record, aided by a lone caution for debris.
Chip Ganassi Racing Teams teammate Tony Kanaan […]

Power On Pole In Texas
Friday, 5 Jun, 2015 – 18:06 | Comments Off on Power On Pole In Texas
Power On Pole In Texas

 
FORT WORTH, Texas _ Will Power will start tonight’s Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway from P1, arguably the safest seat for a race that will be defined by downforce, drag and tire degradation.
But who knows? Figuring out the key to that engineering exercise continued during the Verizon IndyCar Series’ final half-hour practice Friday evening […]