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Penske Rules Qualifying At Pocono
Saturday, 22 Aug, 2015 – 18:24 | Comments Off on Penske Rules Qualifying At Pocono
Penske Rules Qualifying At Pocono

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Team Penske swept the top three positions in qualifications for the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway.
Helio Castroneves earned his fourth Verizon P1 Award of the season with a two-lap average speed of 220.530 mph (1 minute, 21.6217 seconds) on the 2.5-mile triangular oval in the No. 3 Shell V-Power Team Penske Chevrolet.
Castroneves bumped Simon […]

Rahal: An IndyCar Championship Feels Possible
Saturday, 22 Aug, 2015 – 8:23 | Comments Off on Rahal: An IndyCar Championship Feels Possible
Rahal: An IndyCar Championship Feels Possible

All-American boy Graham Rahal proudly says he is about to enter “two of the biggest races of my career” within nine points of his first Verizon IndyCar Series championship.
Rahal’s breakthrough campaign could take a massive swing Sunday during the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway, the season’s penultimate event and final oval-track race of 2015. […]

Montoya’s Cool As Rahal Triangulates In On Lead
Friday, 21 Aug, 2015 – 7:29 | Comments Off on Montoya’s Cool As Rahal Triangulates In On Lead
Montoya’s Cool As Rahal Triangulates In On Lead

Juan Pablo Montoya’s once-formidable Verizon IndyCar Series point-lead over Graham Rahal is running on Sunoco E85R fumes. But in typical Juan Me Worry? fashion, JPM says he’s not sweating the season’s final two races.
Montoya will take a tenuous nine-point advantage (465-456) over Rahal into Sunday’s ABC Supply 500 around the triangular, 2.5-mile Pocono Raceway. JPM’s […]

INDYCAR Yanks Fontana From Schedule In ’16
Friday, 14 Aug, 2015 – 14:15 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Yanks Fontana From Schedule In ’16
INDYCAR Yanks Fontana From Schedule In ’16

INDYCAR solved its latest controversy involving “pack racing” Friday, when the open-wheel sanctioning body announced that Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., would not return to the Verizon IndyCar Series schedule in 2016.
Graham Rahal scored his second career victory on Auto Club’s 2-mile/D-shaped oval on June 27 in an event featuring a record 80-lead changes […]

IndyCar Heading Back To Road America
Saturday, 8 Aug, 2015 – 13:36 | Comments Off on IndyCar Heading Back To Road America
IndyCar Heading Back To Road America

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IndyCar announced Saturday that Road America, the historic permanent road course in Elkhart Lake, Wis., will make its return to the Verizon IndyCar Series schedule in 2016. The event is set for June 24-26 on the 14-turn, 4.048-mile circuit that hosted 25 Indy car races from 1982-2007.

Road America, established in 1955, has featured some of the […]

Rahal Wins Mid-Ohio; Closes In On Points Lead
Sunday, 2 Aug, 2015 – 15:44 | Comments Off on Rahal Wins Mid-Ohio; Closes In On Points Lead
Rahal Wins Mid-Ohio; Closes In On Points Lead

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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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 […]

Dixon Blazes To Pole At Mid-Ohio
Saturday, 1 Aug, 2015 – 18:27 | Comments Off on Dixon Blazes To Pole At Mid-Ohio
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 | Comments Off on Notes: Honda, INDYCAR Close In On New Deal
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 | Comments Off on Derrick Walker Out At INDYCAR
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 […]