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New Indy Cars Get Thumbs Up After Testing At IMS
Thursday, 27 Jul, 2017 – 8:40 | One Comment
New Indy Cars Get Thumbs Up After Testing At IMS

Open-wheel veterans Juan Pablo Montoya and Oriol Servia turned more than 100 laps each around Indianapolis Motor Speedway in their respective 2018-spec Chevrolet- and Honda-powered Dallara IR-12s equipped with INDYCAR’s universal aerodynamic bodywork kit during the chassis’ pubic debut.
Afterward, approval of the new car’s “bolder, sleeker look” and performance in its superspeedway configuration was unanimous.
“From […]

New IndyCar Chassis Hits The Bricks At IMS
Tuesday, 25 Jul, 2017 – 14:44 | Comments Off on New IndyCar Chassis Hits The Bricks At IMS
New IndyCar Chassis Hits The Bricks At IMS

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
INDYCAR’s return to a universal/generic bodywork kit for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season via a Dallara chassis that has been “reverse-engineered” made its on-track debut Tuesday during a day-long test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Inspired by “old favorite” designs but clearly pointing toward what’s “NEXT” for the series, the chassis […]

Newgarden Gets Toronto Win
Sunday, 16 Jul, 2017 – 18:35 | Comments Off on Newgarden Gets Toronto Win
Newgarden Gets Toronto Win

Josef Newgarden, the newest member of the four-car Team Penske hoard, won Sunday’s Honda Indy Toronto IndyCar Series race in Toronto, Canada.
Newgarden, who led the most laps in the event at the 1.786-mile street circuit, finished 1.9 seconds ahead of runner-up Alexander Rossi of Andretti Autosport.
“I thought we had a very fast car, we got […]

Pagenaud Breaks ’17 Pole Drought In Toronto
Saturday, 15 Jul, 2017 – 18:35 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Breaks ’17 Pole Drought In Toronto
Pagenaud Breaks ’17 Pole Drought In Toronto

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Simon Pagenaud won his first IndyCar Series pole of the season Saturday when he laid down the fastest lap for the Honda Indy Toronto race in Canada.
The Team Penske driver will lead the 21-car field to the green flag in Sunday’s 85-lap race on the 11-turn, 1.786-mile temporary street circuit.
In the Firestone Fast Six – the third […]

Montoya, Servia To Shake Down New IndyCar Chassis
Saturday, 15 Jul, 2017 – 16:42 | Comments Off on Montoya, Servia To Shake Down New IndyCar Chassis
Montoya, Servia To Shake Down New IndyCar Chassis

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Veteran Indy car drivers Juan Pablo Montoya and Oriol Servia have been selected by INDYCAR to perform testing duties on the Dallara universal aero kit to be used by all Verizon IndyCar Series teams starting with the 2018 season.
Testing of the universal kit, which will be fitted to the current Dallara IR-12 chassis used by […]

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, […]