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Power Was The Man Of The Hour At Gateway
Sunday, 26 Aug, 2018 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Power Was The Man Of The Hour At Gateway
Power Was The Man Of The Hour At Gateway

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Will Power went from worst-to-first at Gateway Motorsports Park in the span of a year Saturday night, and in the process, inched closer into contention for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series championship.
Charging from the start, Power took control over the final 100 laps of the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented […]

Rain Puts Dixon On IndyCar Pole At Gateway
Saturday, 25 Aug, 2018 – 7:19 | Comments Off on Rain Puts Dixon On IndyCar Pole At Gateway
Rain Puts Dixon On IndyCar Pole At Gateway

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Verizon IndyCar Series championship leader Scott Dixon will start on-pole after the field was set by entrant points for Saturday night’s Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Axalta & Valvoline.
Verizon P1 Award qualifying was canceled Friday afternoon at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Ill., after periodic rain throughout the day in the St. Louis metro region played […]

Wickens Recovering From Back Surgery
Wednesday, 22 Aug, 2018 – 7:13 | Comments Off on Wickens Recovering From Back Surgery
Wickens Recovering From Back Surgery

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Verizon IndyCar Series driver Robert Wickens is recovering from surgery at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Allentown, Pa., to stabilize a thoracic spinal fracture associated with a spinal cord injury sustained during the INDYCAR event at Pocono Raceway on Sunday.
Titanium rods and screws successfully were placed in Wickens’ spine during […]

Surgery Scheduled For Wickens’ Spine Injury
Tuesday, 21 Aug, 2018 – 7:24 | Comments Off on Surgery Scheduled For Wickens’ Spine Injury
Surgery Scheduled For Wickens’ Spine Injury

By John Sturbin/Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Verizon IndyCar Series driver Robert Wickens, injured in a violent multiple-car crash at Pocono Raceway Sunday, was scheduled to undergo surgery Monday evening in a Pennsylvania hospital for a spinal injury.
Wickens continues to be treated at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Allentown, Pa., following injuries sustained during the ABC Supply 500 on […]

IndyCar Series Celebration Muted At Pocono
Monday, 20 Aug, 2018 – 7:14 | Comments Off on IndyCar Series Celebration Muted At Pocono
IndyCar Series Celebration Muted At Pocono

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Alexander Rossi’s latest Verizon IndyCar Series Victory Circle celebration was muted late Sunday afternoon at Pocono Raceway, where concern about the condition of fellow-driver Robert Wickens overshadowed a tightening championship chase.
As he had done at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in his previous start, Rossi dominated the ABC Supply 500 on […]

Wickens Wreck Mars IndyCar Race At Pocono
Sunday, 19 Aug, 2018 – 19:34 | Comments Off on Wickens Wreck Mars IndyCar Race At Pocono
Wickens Wreck Mars IndyCar Race At Pocono

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Verizon IndyCar Series rookie Robert Wickens reportedly was “awake and alert” in an Allentown, Pa., hospital Sunday after triggering a violent, multi-car crash in the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway.
The 200-lap/500-mile race was red-flagged to a halt on Lap 9 following a crash initially involving Wickens of Schmidt Peterson […]

Power Earns Landmark Pole
Sunday, 19 Aug, 2018 – 7:43 | Comments Off on Power Earns Landmark Pole
Power Earns Landmark Pole

As much success as he’s realized during an outstanding open-wheel racing career, Australian Will Power still had difficulty Saturday accepting his latest accomplishment, when his name was placed alongside that of Texan A.J. Foyt Jr. on Indy car’s all-time pole positions list.
That’s where Power sits after claiming the Verizon P1 Award in qualifying Saturday for […]

Q and A: Dixon Can’t Get Enough
Saturday, 18 Aug, 2018 – 8:21 | Comments Off on Q and A: Dixon Can’t Get Enough
Q and A: Dixon Can’t Get Enough

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Chip Ganassi Racing’s longest-tenured driver will continue to add to that legacy, apparently well past his 40th birthday.
Scott Dixon, a four-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion and current point-leader, has signed a “multi-year” contract extension that will see the 38-year-old Kiwi compete with CGR for a record 18th season in 2019 in […]

Rossi Dazzles At Mid-Ohio
Monday, 30 Jul, 2018 – 7:20 | Comments Off on Rossi Dazzles At Mid-Ohio
Rossi Dazzles At Mid-Ohio

About the only wheel Alexander Rossi turned wrong in Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio came when he attempted a victory doughnut…and his No. 27 car slid-off track and became stuck in the grass.
Otherwise, it was an exceptional day for the Andretti Autosport driver from California, who won the Verizon IndyCar Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports […]

Rossi Rolls To Pole In Mid-Ohio Qualifying
Saturday, 28 Jul, 2018 – 14:49 | Comments Off on Rossi Rolls To Pole In Mid-Ohio Qualifying
Rossi Rolls To Pole In Mid-Ohio Qualifying

Alexander Rossi won the ole position at the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio on Saturday.
In the Fast Six, the last of three Verizon IndyCar Series knockout qualifying rounds, Rossi waited until less than two minutes remained in the session before taking the track at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
He turned a single timed lap in the […]