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Kanaan Not A Happy Soldier In Fort Worth
Saturday, 9 Jun, 2018 – 19:09 | Comments Off on Kanaan Not A Happy Soldier In Fort Worth
Kanaan Not A Happy Soldier In Fort Worth

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Scott Dixon served notice that his Chip Ganassi Racing Honda will be up for the challenge laid down by Team Penske’s three Chevrolets Friday evening when he emerged atop the speed chart at Texas Motor Speedway during final practice for the DXC Technology 600.
Dixon toured TMS’ […]

Newgarden Leads Team Penske Qualifying Sweep In Texas
Friday, 8 Jun, 2018 – 17:45 | Comments Off on Newgarden Leads Team Penske Qualifying Sweep In Texas
Newgarden Leads Team Penske Qualifying Sweep In Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas _ Josef Newgarden led a 1-2-3 sweep for Team Penske during pole qualifications Friday afternoon for the DXC Technology 600 at Texas Motor Speedway.
And that apparently will be the easy part of his job on a hot, hot weekend in North Texas.
“Now that we have good speed, we have to figure out […]

Newgarden Leads Penske Qualifying Sweep In Texas
Friday, 8 Jun, 2018 – 17:10 | Comments Off on Newgarden Leads Penske Qualifying Sweep In Texas
Newgarden Leads Penske Qualifying Sweep In Texas

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Defending IndyCar Series champion Josef Newgarden won the pole for Saturday night’s race at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday and in doing so, led Team Penske to a sweep of the first three positions on the starting grid.
Newgarden drove the No. 1 Team Penske Chevrolet to a two-lap average speed of 220.613 mph on the […]

Rahal To Keep Driving For Rahal
Friday, 8 Jun, 2018 – 15:18 | Comments Off on Rahal To Keep Driving For Rahal
Rahal To Keep Driving For Rahal

FORT WORTH, Texas – Graham Rahal has found a home in the Verizon IndyCar Series, and he’s not about to change zip codes.
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing announced a five-year contract extension with Rahal during a news conference Friday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway, site of Saturday night’s DXC Technology 600.
“Hell, I didn’t even read the […]

Carpenter Building Good Things On/Off Track
Friday, 8 Jun, 2018 – 14:11 | Comments Off on Carpenter Building Good Things On/Off Track
Carpenter Building Good Things On/Off Track

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Up every day at 6 a.m. and off to bed by 10 p.m. In between, the Verizon IndyCar Series’ only owner/driver has figured out a formula for mixing fast cars with an energetic family.
“Time management is crucial,” said Ed Carpenter, namesake of the Indianapolis-based organization […]

Penske’s Pagenaud Flying High In Visit To Texas
Thursday, 7 Jun, 2018 – 7:15 | Comments Off on Penske’s Pagenaud Flying High In Visit To Texas
Penske’s Pagenaud Flying High In Visit To Texas

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
PLANO, Texas – It’s not an exaggeration to say Simon Pagenaud’s visit with employees of DXC  Technology here Wednesday afternoon droned on and on and on…and then the Team Penske ace actually got to fly one.
On-track activity for the Verizon IndyCar Series DXC Technology 600 at Texas Motor Speedway in […]

Hunter-Reay Made Big Splash With Detroit Victory
Tuesday, 5 Jun, 2018 – 11:29 | Comments Off on Hunter-Reay Made Big Splash With Detroit Victory
Hunter-Reay Made Big Splash With Detroit Victory

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Fulfilling a “frigging” promise made Saturday to a local news crew, Ryan Hunter-Reay cooled his heels after winning Race 2 of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix by taking a dip in the refurbished James Scott Memorial Fountain at Belle Isle Park.
“I bet there haven’t been many people in there,” Hunter-Reay […]

Pace Car Crash Caps Off Bleak Weekend For GM
Monday, 4 Jun, 2018 – 16:49 | Comments Off on Pace Car Crash Caps Off Bleak Weekend For GM
Pace Car Crash Caps Off Bleak Weekend For GM

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
“Win on Sunday, Sell on Monday” has been an OEM catch-phrase in Detroit since the mid-1960s when it was coined by Henry Ford II _ “The Deuce” _ during the heyday of the Ford Total Performance racing program.
Which makes me wonder how much grief General Motors executive Mark Reuss is […]

Hunter-Reay Wins Detroit Nightcap
Sunday, 3 Jun, 2018 – 17:01 | Comments Off on Hunter-Reay Wins Detroit Nightcap
Hunter-Reay Wins Detroit Nightcap

Ryan Hunter-Reay tracked down Andretti Autosport teammate Alexander Rossi over the final 12 laps, made the pass for the lead with seven laps to go when Rossi drove off course under pressure and went on to win Sunday’s Race No. 2 of the two-day Grand Prix of Detroit double-header.
The difference in the race, Hunter-Reay said, […]

Rossi Earns Pole For Race 2 In Detroit
Sunday, 3 Jun, 2018 – 15:05 | Comments Off on Rossi Earns Pole For Race 2 In Detroit
Rossi Earns Pole For Race 2 In Detroit

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Alexander Rossi delivered Andretti Autosport its second Verizon P1 Award in as many days Sunday, capturing pole position in qualifying for Race 2 of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix.
Running on the new Firestone rain tire in wet but drying conditions in the morning on the 2.35-mile/14-turn temporary street course at The Raceway at Belle Isle […]