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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 […]

Scott Dixon Wins Detroit Grand Prix Opener
Saturday, 2 Jun, 2018 – 16:29 | Comments Off on Scott Dixon Wins Detroit Grand Prix Opener
Scott Dixon Wins Detroit Grand Prix Opener

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Scott Dixon of Chip Ganasi Racing held off Ryan Hunter-Reay over the final  10 laps and went on to win Saturday’s first race of the weekend’s Detroit Grand Prix at Belle Isle double-header.
The victory was the first of the season for Dixon, who started the race P2, and the 42nd of his career. It gave […]

Andretti On Pole For First Detroit Race
Saturday, 2 Jun, 2018 – 16:04 | Comments Off on Andretti On Pole For First Detroit Race
Andretti On Pole For First Detroit Race

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Marco Andretti became the seventh different Verizon P1 Award winner in as many Verizon IndyCar Series races this season when he captured pole position Saturday in qualifying for the first race of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix.
The third-generation Indy car driver toured The Raceway at Belle Isle Park temporary street course in 1- minute, 14.8514-seconds/113.024 mph […]

Andretti Gang Tears Up Detroit
Saturday, 2 Jun, 2018 – 10:40 | Comments Off on Andretti Gang Tears Up Detroit
Andretti Gang Tears Up Detroit

Led by Ryan Hunter-Reay, all four Andretti Autosport Hondas placed in the top-10 during Friday’s two practice sessions for the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix.
Friday’s practices on The Raceway at Belle Isle Park’s 2.35-mile/14-turn temporary street course re-introduced the field to a concrete surface featuring constant bumps. Friday’s practices were the only sessions scheduled for the […]