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Pagenaud Hoping Luck Returns In Toronto
Saturday, 15 Jul, 2017 – 7:27 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Hoping Luck Returns In Toronto
Pagenaud Hoping Luck Returns In Toronto

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Simon Pagenaud admits that while his racing luck has not been all that good at the Honda Indy Toronto, the downtown dining in Canada’s largest city is simply magnifique.
“I had French food last night, so that was nice,” said Pagenaud, a native of Montmorillon, France, at the close of Friday’s […]

Castroneves Climbs To Victory At Iowa Speedway
Monday, 10 Jul, 2017 – 7:54 | Comments Off on Castroneves Climbs To Victory At Iowa Speedway
Castroneves Climbs To Victory At Iowa Speedway

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
With rumors of a sports car future at Team Penske emerging as an inconvenient truth, Helio Castroneves served notice Sunday he squarely is focused on punctuating the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season with his first championship.
The three-time Indianapolis 500 winner snapped a three-year, 54-race winless streak via a dominant drive […]

Penske’s Power On Iowa Pole
Sunday, 9 Jul, 2017 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Penske’s Power On Iowa Pole
Penske’s Power On Iowa Pole

Team Penske’s Will Power doesn’t usually need the added advantage of being last in the qualifying order _ when track conditions typically are best _ or the benefit of seeing how his teammates have fared to secure a Verizon IndyCar Series pole.
Armed with the bonus of drawing the last spot in Saturday’s qualifying session for the […]

Dixon Ruins Team Penske’s Weekend In Wisconsin
Sunday, 25 Jun, 2017 – 14:24 | Comments Off on Dixon Ruins Team Penske’s Weekend In Wisconsin
Dixon Ruins Team Penske’s Weekend In Wisconsin

After qualifying on Saturday, Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon dejectedly labeled himself “best in class” behind the four-car Team Penske group. But best in class became best in field on Sunday as Dixon moved steadily forward from his No. 5 qualifying spot, took the lead just after half way and went on to win the […]

Castroneves Leads Penske Qualifying Blitz At Road America
Saturday, 24 Jun, 2017 – 17:11 | Comments Off on Castroneves Leads Penske Qualifying Blitz At Road America
Castroneves Leads Penske Qualifying Blitz At Road America

Helio Castroneves led Team Penske’s all-out assault on the pole position during Saturday’s qualifying for Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at the Road American road course in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
The pole was the 50th of Castroneves’ IndyCar Series career. He laid down a fast lap of 1- minute, 47.3-seconds at the 14-turn, 4.0-mile track to get it.
“Man, […]

Team Penske Looking Strong In Elkhart Lake
Saturday, 24 Jun, 2017 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Team Penske Looking Strong In Elkhart Lake
Team Penske Looking Strong In Elkhart Lake

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Team Penske flexed its collective muscle during Friday’s practice for the Kohler Grand Prix at Road America, locking down the top four positions on the combined time sheet after a pair of 45-minute sessions.
Josef Newgarden led the Penske parade in Elkhart Lake, Wis., setting fast lap in the No. 2 DeVilbiss Team Penske Chevrolet at […]

Power Powers To Victory In ‘Intense” Texas Race
Sunday, 11 Jun, 2017 – 7:58 | Comments Off on Power Powers To Victory In ‘Intense” Texas Race
Power Powers To Victory In ‘Intense” Texas Race

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Pack racing returned to the Verizon IndyCar Series Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway, where Will Power survived a massive battle of attrition to win the 21st annual Rainguard Water Sealers 600.
Power, of Team Penske, won under caution following the night’s ninth yellow flag on Lap 244 of […]

Race Fan Hinchcliffe Has Become Race Fan Favorite
Saturday, 10 Jun, 2017 – 17:00 | Comments Off on Race Fan Hinchcliffe Has Become Race Fan Favorite
Race Fan Hinchcliffe Has Become Race Fan Favorite

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas _ James Hinchcliffe’s ever-expanding Verizon IndyCar Series fan base easily can be measured by a variety of social media metrics.
As self-proclaimed mayor of the fictional internet city of “Hinchtown,” James is well-versed in the power-and-profile of twitter, Facebook and instagram. But the 30-year-old native of Toronto, Canada, […]

Kimball Is The Big Star In Texas IndyCar Qualifying
Friday, 9 Jun, 2017 – 19:54 | Comments Off on Kimball Is The Big Star In Texas IndyCar Qualifying
Kimball Is The Big Star In Texas IndyCar Qualifying

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Charlie Kimball checked another box off his Verizon IndyCar Series to-do list Friday afternoon when he qualified on-pole for the race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Kimball secured his first series pole by touring TMS’ repaved and re-profiled 1.5-mile oval with a record two-lap average of 222.556 mph, knocking Chip […]

Vautier Takes Gutierrez Seat For TMS IndyCar Race
Thursday, 8 Jun, 2017 – 21:35 | Comments Off on Vautier Takes Gutierrez Seat For TMS IndyCar Race
Vautier Takes Gutierrez Seat For TMS IndyCar Race

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Former Formula One regular Esteban Gutierrez’s lack of oval-track experience _ he has none _ has paved the way for Tristan Vautier to compete in Saturday night’s Rainguard Water Sealers 600 at Texas Motor Speedway.
Gutierrez was black-flagged, in a good way, by INDYCAR officials who cited […]