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Champion Pagenaud Grips It And Rips It At Sonoma
Monday, 19 Sep, 2016 – 7:05 | Comments Off on Champion Pagenaud Grips It And Rips It At Sonoma
Champion Pagenaud Grips It And Rips It At Sonoma

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Mild-mannered Simon Pagenaud “unleashed the beast” at Sonoma Raceway Sunday afternoon during a flag-to-flag victory in the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma that clinched the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series championship.
Pagenaud secured his first IndyCar Series title and the 14th for Team Penske by 3.2523-seconds over Graham Rahal at the conclusion […]

Pagenaud Is 2016 IndyCar Champ
Sunday, 18 Sep, 2016 – 20:43 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Is 2016 IndyCar Champ
Pagenaud Is 2016 IndyCar Champ

A bit before the half way point of Sunday’s season-ending, championship deciding IndyCar Series race, contender Will Power’s slowed and stopped on the Sonoma Raceway track. Gearbox problems had killed off Power’s hopes and crowned Team Penske teammate Simon Pagenaud as the 2016 series champion.
Pagenaud had started the race from the pole and with a […]

Pagenaud In Prime Position To Win 1st Title
Sunday, 18 Sep, 2016 – 8:25 | Comments Off on Pagenaud In Prime Position To Win 1st Title
Pagenaud In Prime Position To Win 1st Title

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Simon Pagenaud will chase his first Verizon IndyCar Series championship from a position of strength _ P1, baby _ following a record-setting performance during qualifications for Sunday’s season-ending GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma.
The Team Penske ace added to his qualifying mastery Saturday, claiming the pole at Sonoma Raceway in Northern […]

Castroneves Fastest At Penske Coronation Weekend In Sonoma
Saturday, 17 Sep, 2016 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Castroneves Fastest At Penske Coronation Weekend In Sonoma
Castroneves Fastest At Penske Coronation Weekend In Sonoma

Guaranteed the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series championship, Team Penske is aiming to close the season in dominating fashion during the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma.
Penske drivers Helio Castroneves, Will Power and Simon Pagenaud set the pace in the opening day of practice for Sunday’s 85-lap race on Sonoma Raceway’s 2.385-mile/12-turn permanent road-course in Northern California. […]

Power Cleared To Drive, Compete For Title
Wednesday, 7 Sep, 2016 – 16:06 | Comments Off on Power Cleared To Drive, Compete For Title
Power Cleared To Drive, Compete For Title

By John Sturbin/Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Will Power’s relentless pursuit of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series driver’s championship will continue at the season-ending GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma later this month.
Power was cleared to drive Tuesday by Dr. Geoffrey Billows, INDYCAR medical director, after the Team Penske ace successfully passed concussion testing protocol.
Power was involved in a crash […]

Dixon Makes It Look Easy While Winning At Watkins Glen
Sunday, 4 Sep, 2016 – 20:47 | Comments Off on Dixon Makes It Look Easy While Winning At Watkins Glen
Dixon Makes It Look Easy While Winning At Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Scott Dixon was magical, magnificent and The Man Sunday afternoon at Watkins Glen International…and that was it for the INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen.
Completing a weekend during which he led all three practices, qualified on-pole in record-setting style and paced Sunday morning’s warmup session, Dixon blitzed WGI’s repaved 3.37-mile/11-turn circuit […]

Tires Under Scrutiny At The Glen
Sunday, 4 Sep, 2016 – 12:34 | Comments Off on Tires Under Scrutiny At The Glen
Tires Under Scrutiny At The Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Pole-sitter Scott Dixon paced the final 30-minute Verizon IndyCar Series warmup session Sunday morning at Watkins Glen International, and then opted to start the INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen on Firestone’s alternate (red) compound tires.
Dixon logged 14 laps around WGI’s repaved, 3.37-mile/11-turn natural-terrain layout under sunny skies with a best […]

Dixon Wins Pole, Shreds Track Record At Watkins Glen
Saturday, 3 Sep, 2016 – 19:07 | Comments Off on Dixon Wins Pole, Shreds Track Record At Watkins Glen
Dixon Wins Pole, Shreds Track Record At Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Scott Dixon’s first Verizon IndyCar Series pole at Watkins Glen International was a run for the record book, on a Saturday when interference penalties and tire compound selection factored into knockout qualifying for the INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen.
Continuing a run of dominance that covered all three practice sessions, Dixon […]

Rahal Talks About Monkeys, His Dad, His Future
Saturday, 3 Sep, 2016 – 7:57 | Comments Off on Rahal Talks About Monkeys, His Dad, His Future
Rahal Talks About Monkeys, His Dad, His Future

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Now that he has snapped a year-long Verizon IndyCar Series losing streak, Graham Rahal is in no particular hurry to exchange small talk with one of his team co-owners.
Nothing personal, but that guy is Bobby Rahal.
“To be honest, I really don’t hear from dad much anymore, you know?” Graham said through […]

New Surface Kicking Up Speeds At The Glen
Friday, 2 Sep, 2016 – 19:13 | Comments Off on New Surface Kicking Up Speeds At The Glen
New Surface Kicking Up Speeds At The Glen

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – A complete rewrite of the Verizon IndyCar Series record book looms Saturday afternoon at Watkins Glen International, where a repaving of the historic road-course provided breathtaking speeds during practice for the INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen.  
The track’s Indy car qualifying record was set by […]