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Texas Test To Precede Rush To Indy
Friday, 29 Apr, 2016 – 9:28 | No Comment
Texas Test To Precede Rush To Indy

FORT WORTH, Texas – While open-wheel racing’s Month of May beckons every IndyCar Series driver and team, a single Saturday night in June will be the cumulative focus during a test Tuesday at Texas Motor Speedway.
More than two-thirds of the Indycar Series field is scheduled to participate in a day-long session around TMS’ high-banked, 1.5-mile […]

IndyCar’s Pagenaud Rolls Into The Month Of May
Tuesday, 26 Apr, 2016 – 8:18 | No Comment
IndyCar’s Pagenaud Rolls Into The Month Of May

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Sans apology, Simon Pagenaud channeled his inner Jean Girard during the closing laps of Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. And perhaps the best news for runner-up Graham Rahal is that he exited Barber Motorsports Park without a kiss from the Frenchman.
All references to Talladega Nights _ The Ballad […]

Pagenaud Wins Wild One At Barber
Sunday, 24 Apr, 2016 – 16:40 | No Comment
Pagenaud Wins Wild One At Barber

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Simon Pagenaud survived a late-race shunt with Graham Rahal, passed the damaged car of Rahal with five laps later and went on to win Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Alabama’s Barber Motorsports Park.
The victory was the second straight for the Team Penske driver and allowed him to pad his points lead.
“That’s not a corner you […]

Pagenaud On Barber Pole
Saturday, 23 Apr, 2016 – 17:38 | No Comment
Pagenaud On Barber Pole

Points leader Simon Pagenaud of Team Penske won the pole on Saturday for Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama.
Pagenaud, the winner at Long Beach last weekend, had a fast lap at 01:06.7262 (124.089 mph) at the 2.3-mile road circuit.
“It was awesome,” the Frenchman said. “The car was just incredible, the PPG Car, […]

Foyt Cars Show Muscle In Alabama
Saturday, 23 Apr, 2016 – 8:00 | No Comment
Foyt Cars Show Muscle In Alabama

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Takuma Sato and Jack Hawksworth delivered a well-timed, one-two punch for team-owner and Indy car icon A.J. Foyt Jr. Friday, topping the 21-car Verizon IndyCar Series field during practice for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama.
Sato clocked a lap time of 1 minute, 7.2157-seconds at 123.186 mph, less than a half-second […]

Pagenaud Wins In Long Beach
Sunday, 17 Apr, 2016 – 17:58 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Wins In Long Beach
Pagenaud Wins In Long Beach

Simon Pagenaud earned his first IndyCar Series victory in a Team Penske car on Sunday, the fifth of his career, but it didn’t come without controversy.
The French driver captured the victory in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach 1.968-mile street circuit by the narrowest margin in the historic event’s history but defending series champion […]

Castroneves On Pole At Long Beach
Saturday, 16 Apr, 2016 – 18:51 | Comments Off on Castroneves On Pole At Long Beach
Castroneves On Pole At Long Beach

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Team Penske’s Helio Castroneves won the pole for the Grand Prix of Long Beach for the second consecutive year on Saturday.
It is the three-time Indianapolis 500 winner’s 47th career pole, his third pole at Long Beach and his second of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season – His first of the year came at Phoenix International […]

Hunter-Reay Doubling Up In Long Beach
Friday, 15 Apr, 2016 – 12:31 | Comments Off on Hunter-Reay Doubling Up In Long Beach
Hunter-Reay Doubling Up In Long Beach

The only person who will spend more time in Los Angeles-area traffic this weekend than weary Southern California commuters is Ryan Hunter-Reay.
That’s because Hunter-Reay will be driving in both the WeatherTech United SportsCar Championship and IndyCar series portions of the Grand Prix of Long Beach.
Yep, the 35-year-old driver is pulling a double on the famed […]

New Aero Kits Get Indy Workout
Thursday, 7 Apr, 2016 – 7:08 | Comments Off on New Aero Kits Get Indy Workout
New Aero Kits Get Indy Workout

Various configurations of the superspeedway aerodynamic bodywork kits produced by Chevrolet and Honda _ featuring new-for-2016 domed skid plates _ were tested at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Wednesday as preparations ramped-up for 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 next month.
Fifteen drivers turned a combined 501 laps around the historic 2.5-mile oval in-between intermittent rain on a […]

Dixon Red Hot In The Desert
Sunday, 3 Apr, 2016 – 8:27 | Comments Off on Dixon Red Hot In The Desert
Dixon Red Hot In The Desert

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Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon won the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix in the series’ return to Phoenix International Raceway.
The race at the PIR mile was the first in 11 years and the victory was the the 39th of Dixon’s career, tying him with four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser for […]