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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 […]

IndyCar And Sonoma Split; Laguna On Board
Wednesday, 18 Jul, 2018 – 18:55 | Comments Off on IndyCar And Sonoma Split; Laguna On Board
IndyCar And Sonoma Split; Laguna On Board

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
The Verizon IndyCar Series will change California zip codes for its season-ending race beginning in 2019.
Sanctioning body INDYCAR and WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca have confirmed that the historic Northern California road-course with Indy car roots will return to the schedule in 2019.
The three-year agreement, approved Tuesday by the Monterey County […]

Dixon Stays Clean; Wins Rugged Toronto Race
Sunday, 15 Jul, 2018 – 16:52 | Comments Off on Dixon Stays Clean; Wins Rugged Toronto Race
Dixon Stays Clean; Wins Rugged Toronto Race

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Scott Dixon powered to the lead when leader/polesitter Josef Newgarden side-swiped a concrete wall on a Lap 34 restart, and led the rest of the way en route to victory in Sunday’s IndyCar Series race on the streets of Toronto.
The victory in the 85-lapper allowed the Chip Ganassi Racing driver to extend his lead in […]

Newgarden To Start Toronto From Pole
Sunday, 15 Jul, 2018 – 8:18 | Comments Off on Newgarden To Start Toronto From Pole
Newgarden To Start Toronto From Pole

Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden took advantage of constantly changing conditions during Honda Indy Toronto qualifying Saturday to win pole position and the Verizon P1 Award for the 34th Indy car race to be contested at Exhibition Place.
The reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion, Newgarden was the last driver to hit the track during the Firestone Fast […]