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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 […]

Power Moves From Starting Grid To Gridiron
Friday, 1 Jun, 2018 – 7:20 | Comments Off on Power Moves From Starting Grid To Gridiron
Power Moves From Starting Grid To Gridiron

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FRISCO, Texas – Everything newly crowned Indianapolis 500 champion Will Power knows about winning races traces its roots to his formative, competitive open-wheel years in Queensland, Australia.
Anything Power knows about American football is courtesy of wife Liz and her family, proud Texans who worship the ground upon which the Dallas […]

Power’s Big Day Was Followed By Sleepless Night
Tuesday, 29 May, 2018 – 7:35 | Comments Off on Power’s Big Day Was Followed By Sleepless Night
Power’s Big Day Was Followed By Sleepless Night

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – Will Power didn’t sleep a wink the night after he won Sunday’s 102nd edition of the Indianapolis 500, and it wasn’t because he had partied-too-hearty.
“Yeah, I didn’t drink anything,” Power said Monday during the annual winner’s post-race presser at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. “Once I got out of here, […]

Danica Hits The Wall And Then The Road
Monday, 28 May, 2018 – 14:45 | Comments Off on Danica Hits The Wall And Then The Road
Danica Hits The Wall And Then The Road

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – Life after racing began for Danica Patrick with a short-and-snarky news conference at Indianapolis Motor Speedway after she crashed out of Sunday’s 102nd Indianapolis 500, the place and the race that launched “Danicamania” 13 years ago.
Rather than come full-circle at the checkered flag on the 2.5-mile oval, Patrick’s […]

Will Power Wins The 2018 Indianapolis 500
Sunday, 27 May, 2018 – 14:27 | Comments Off on Will Power Wins The 2018 Indianapolis 500
Will Power Wins The 2018 Indianapolis 500

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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There was a time when Will Power was regarded as a road-circuit ace whose skill on oval tracks was in question. That question was answered for good on Sunday when the Team Penske driver dominated the second half of Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 and got his first victory in auto racing’s […]

Newgarden Says He Would Love To Invade Europe
Sunday, 27 May, 2018 – 11:30 | Comments Off on Newgarden Says He Would Love To Invade Europe
Newgarden Says He Would Love To Invade Europe

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – Josef Newgarden’s pre-race preparations for today’s Indianapolis 500 likely were interrupted by a quick look-see at the nearest TV monitor for ESPN’s live telecast of Formula One’s Monaco Grand Prix.
Team Penske’s Newgarden, the reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion, expressed interest this week in taking his talents overseas to […]

Helio Takes Aim At No. 4
Sunday, 27 May, 2018 – 7:28 | Comments Off on Helio Takes Aim At No. 4
Helio Takes Aim At No. 4

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – Anyone who seriously doubts that Helio Castroneves can win a record-tying fourth Indianapolis 500 on Sunday needs to revisit the events leading up to May 27, 2001.
Seventeen years ago to the day, Castroneves won the first of his three Indy 500s with Team Penske as a one-off “ringer” […]

It’s 500 And Done For Danica
Sunday, 27 May, 2018 – 7:04 | Comments Off on It’s 500 And Done For Danica
It’s 500 And Done For Danica

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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INDIANAPOLIS – She’s made her own way, Danica Patrick says with gusto in her latest TV commercial. And at the conclusion of the 102nd edition of the Indianapolis 500, she will make her own way out of the venue and the event that launched “Danicamania” 13 years ago.
That will happen, […]