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Rossi Sets Sights On Championship
Thursday, 13 Sep, 2018 – 11:26 | Comments Off on Rossi Sets Sights On Championship
Rossi Sets Sights On Championship

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Alexander Rossi says his three-year tenure in the Verizon IndyCar Series has been nothing short of an accelerated learning curve. And among the things the Andretti Autosport ace has learned is…do not poke/provoke the bear.
“To actually be going into this weekend with a goal in mind of trying to win […]

The Battle Of Texas Features Promoters
Thursday, 6 Sep, 2018 – 11:18 | Comments Off on The Battle Of Texas Features Promoters
The Battle Of Texas Features Promoters

 
Addition of Circuit of The Americas to the 2019 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule figures to test the “Everything’s Bigger in Texas” cliché in terms of promoting and supporting open-wheel racing in the Lone Star State.
Specifically, can Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage and Bobby Epstein, founder/chairman of COTA, park their egos to work together and […]

IndyCar Adds COTA To 2019 Schedule
Tuesday, 4 Sep, 2018 – 17:13 | Comments Off on IndyCar Adds COTA To 2019 Schedule
IndyCar Adds COTA To 2019 Schedule

INDYCAR will operate with a two-stop Texas strategy in 2019, when Circuit of The Americas will play host to its first Verizon IndyCar Series race weekend. COTA’s natural-terrain road-course in Austin will join Texas Motor Speedway’s oval in Fort Worth on the 17-race schedule released Tuesday.
COTA will make its IndyCar Series debut on Sunday, March 24, […]

Sato, Dixon Score In Portland
Monday, 3 Sep, 2018 – 8:12 | Comments Off on Sato, Dixon Score In Portland
Sato, Dixon Score In Portland

Takuma Sato padded his Verizon IndyCar Series resume with a strategic victory in Sunday’s Grand Prix of Portland, where championship leader Scott Dixon emerged from an opening-lap crash as the dustiest-and-luckiest man in the Pacific Northwest.
Dixon salvaged what began as a disastrous day by finishing fifth in the series’ return to Portland  International Raceway in […]

Power On Portland Pole
Sunday, 2 Sep, 2018 – 7:38 | Comments Off on Power On Portland Pole
Power On Portland Pole

Add Portland International Raceway to the list of Indy car tracks where Will Power is a certified qualifying ace.
Having qualified seventh for his two previous starts at the facility in The Great Northwest _ in 2006 and ’07 _ Power blitzed the Verizon IndyCar Series field Saturday to raise his list of pole-winning tracks to […]

Power Carries Momentum Into Portland
Saturday, 1 Sep, 2018 – 7:49 | Comments Off on Power Carries Momentum Into Portland
Power Carries Momentum Into Portland

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Team Penske’s Will Power continued to prove he’s serious about climbing back into Verizon IndyCar Series title contention Friday by posting the fastest lap of the second practice session at Portland International Raceway in Oregon.
The winner of last week’s oval-track event at Gateway Motorsports Park turned a lap of 57.4053-seconds/123.166 mph in the No. 12 […]

New TMS-IndyCar Pact Opens Up Texas Market
Wednesday, 29 Aug, 2018 – 7:08 | Comments Off on New TMS-IndyCar Pact Opens Up Texas Market
New TMS-IndyCar Pact Opens Up Texas Market

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Texas Motor Speedway’s recently announced four-year contract extension with INDYCAR insures the Verizon IndyCar Series will be competing under the lights at the Fort Worth facility past the quarter-century mark, while also opening the door for the sanctioning body to race in potentially lucrative new Southwest markets.
The extension covering 2019-2022 […]

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 […]