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Newgarden Becomes A Winner
Sunday, 26 Apr, 2015 – 16:50 | No Comment
Newgarden Becomes A Winner

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American Josef Newgarden broke into the ranks of IndyCar Series winners Sunday when he held off charging fellow American Graham Rahal to win at Barber Motorsports Park near Birmingham, Ala.
Driving for the team owned by Indiana natives Sarah Fisher and Ed Carpenter, Newgarden hit the finish line 2.2 seconds ahead of Rahal.
“Oh man, I was […]

Castroneves Sits On Barber Pole
Saturday, 25 Apr, 2015 – 18:03 | No Comment
Castroneves Sits On Barber Pole

Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves became a back-to-back IndyCar Series pole winner Saturday when he recorded the fastest lap during qualifying at Barber Motorsports Park.
Castroneves, who won the pole a week ago in the streets of Long Beach, Calif., won the pole for Sunday’s race when he recorded a quick lap of 1 minute, 07.1925 seconds […]

Dixon Comes Alive, Wins In Long Beach
Sunday, 19 Apr, 2015 – 18:28 | No Comment
Dixon Comes Alive, Wins In Long Beach

Scott Dixon, all but irrelevant in the first two races of the current IndyCar Series season, looked like a candidate to win the 2015 championship in race No. 3.
Dixon moved to the lead during a pitting sequence with just under 30 laps recorded in the race, and from there drove to an easy victory in […]

Castroneves Sets Record, Wins Pole In Long Beach
Sunday, 19 Apr, 2015 – 7:30 | No Comment
Castroneves Sets Record, Wins Pole In Long Beach

It took only eight minutes during the first of three rounds of knockout qualifying Saturday for the track record to start falling at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
The rewriting began when Verizon IndyCar Series veteran Tony Kanaan logged a lap in 1 minute, 06.7442-seconds around on the 1.968-mile, 11-turn street circuit. During the […]

Hinch’s Hunch Pays Off Big
Friday, 17 Apr, 2015 – 7:12 | No Comment
Hinch’s Hunch Pays Off Big

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James Hinchcliffe had a premonition midway through the inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana when his crew ordered him not to make a pit stop like the rest of the Verizon IndyCar Series field leaders at NOLA Motorsports Park.
Hinch’s hunch became a winner when the Canadian took the checkered flag Sunday after an unpredictable series […]

On To NOLA: De Silvestro Gets Another Shot
Wednesday, 8 Apr, 2015 – 7:36 | Comments Off on On To NOLA: De Silvestro Gets Another Shot
On To NOLA: De Silvestro Gets Another Shot

Simona de Silvestro’s Verizon IndyCar Series comeback tour will continue this weekend in a fourth Andretti Autosport entry for the inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana.
The 2010 IndyCar Rookie of the Year, de Silvestro started 11th and finished 18th in the season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg (Fla.) on March 29. The Streets of […]

Montoya Leads Penske Parade In Season-Opening IndyCar Event
Sunday, 29 Mar, 2015 – 17:03 | Comments Off on Montoya Leads Penske Parade In Season-Opening IndyCar Event
Montoya Leads Penske Parade In Season-Opening IndyCar Event

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Juan Pablo Montoya stripped the lead from Team Penske teammate Will Power during a green flag pitting sequence with just under 30 laps to go and then led the rest of the way to win the season-opening Verizon IndyCar Series race in St. Petersburg, Fla.
“Today was a good day […]

Power Claims Pole In St. Pete
Saturday, 28 Mar, 2015 – 17:21 | Comments Off on Power Claims Pole In St. Pete
Power Claims Pole In St. Pete

Defending champion Will Power opened the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series by winning the pole for Sunday’s race in St. Petersburg, Fla.
The Team Penske driver earned the pole by breaking the 13-year-old track record with a lap of 1:00:6509 seconds in the second session on Saturday.
Power will be seeking his third career win at St. Petersburg […]

Andretti Signs Simona de Silvestro
Wednesday, 11 Mar, 2015 – 17:03 | One Comment
Andretti Signs Simona de Silvestro

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Simona de Silvestro, one of only three women to have recorded a podium finish in the Verizon IndyCar Series, will drive a fourth Andretti Autosport Honda in the 2015 season-opener at St. Petersburg, Fla., later this month.
Team-owner Michael Andretti announced de Silvestro’s addition to his lineup Wednesday in Indianapolis.
“I’m very excited to be joining […]

Chassis Battle Is On In IndyCar
Wednesday, 11 Mar, 2015 – 8:38 | One Comment
Chassis Battle Is On In IndyCar

With the unveiling of American Honda’s long-awaited aero-kit, sanctioning body INDYCAR officially can boast a bona fide chassis competition for the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season.
Honda’s aero kit was introduced Monday evening in Culver City, Calif., during a reception attended by principals from Honda Performance Development, American Honda and INDYCAR. Reigning Indianapolis 500 champion Ryan […]