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Pagenaud Sweating The Details In Drive To Repeat
Sunday, 12 Mar, 2017 – 8:20 | Comments Off on Pagenaud Sweating The Details In Drive To Repeat
Pagenaud Sweating The Details In Drive To Repeat

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Simon Pagenaud will attempt to repeat as Verizon IndyCar Series champion in 2017 via an excruciating attention to detail that began during the long open-wheel offseason.
Pagenaud and the braintrust of his newly re-numbered No. 1 Team Penske Chevrolet reviewed their 2016 season searching not only for the highlights of a […]

Power Secures Pole For IndyCar Series Opener
Saturday, 11 Mar, 2017 – 18:26 | Comments Off on Power Secures Pole For IndyCar Series Opener
Power Secures Pole For IndyCar Series Opener

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Will Power of Team Penske won the pole for Sunday’s IndyCar Series season-opening race in St. Petersburg, Fla. on Saturday.
The pole is the 45th of Power’s INDYCAR career and 39th as a Penske driver.
Power posted a lap of 1 minute, 1.0640 seconds (106.118 mph) in the Fast Six to capture the pole position for the […]

Dixon Sets Pace In St. Pete
Saturday, 11 Mar, 2017 – 13:11 | Comments Off on Dixon Sets Pace In St. Pete
Dixon Sets Pace In St. Pete

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Four-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon handed Honda Opening Day bragging rights at the close of practice Friday for the 14th annual Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.
Dixon, of Target Chip Ganassi Racing, set the pace on the 1.8-mile/14-turn temporary clockwise street course that includes the Florida city’s downtown and a runway of Albert […]

Hildebrand Boasts Best Lap At IndyCar Testing In Phoenix
Sunday, 12 Feb, 2017 – 9:18 | Comments Off on Hildebrand Boasts Best Lap At IndyCar Testing In Phoenix
Hildebrand Boasts Best Lap At IndyCar Testing In Phoenix

Two days of on-track testing for 21 Verizon IndyCar Series drivers and teams literally played-out like day and night.
Cars supplied with Chevrolet engines and aero kits dominated day sessions during the Phoenix Raceway “Prix View” Open Test, while those with the Honda package occupied the top of the leader board for the night practices. So, […]

Penske New Guy Newgarden Fastest In Phoenix
Saturday, 11 Feb, 2017 – 8:58 | Comments Off on Penske New Guy Newgarden Fastest In Phoenix
Penske New Guy Newgarden Fastest In Phoenix

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The roar of 2.2-liter, twin-turbocharged V-6 engines filled the air into the night at Phoenix Raceway on Friday, as 21 Verizon IndyCar Series entries turned laps for the first time together in 2017.
The first of a two-day Open Test for all full-season teams saw Team Penske newcomer Josef Newgarden record the fastest of 2,638 total […]

IndyCar Teams Get Back To Work In Phoenix
Friday, 10 Feb, 2017 – 17:55 | Comments Off on IndyCar Teams Get Back To Work In Phoenix
IndyCar Teams Get Back To Work In Phoenix

For the first time in 2017, all full-season Verizon IndyCar Series entries are testing this weekend at Phoenix Raceway.
Twenty-one cars are entered for the two-day test that concludes Saturday around the 1-mile oval in Avondale, Ariz., steeped in Indy car history. From 1964-2005, 61 races were contested on the track, with legendary drivers A.J. Foyt […]

IndyCar Shaking Up Race-Weekend Schedules
Tuesday, 7 Feb, 2017 – 16:41 | Comments Off on IndyCar Shaking Up Race-Weekend Schedules
IndyCar Shaking Up Race-Weekend Schedules

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In a continuing effort to deliver the most effective and entertaining on-track action for fans, the Verizon IndyCar Series has modified the race weekend schedule at some events for the 2017 season.
INDYCAR, sanctioning body for the Verizon IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy presented by Cooper Tires developmental ladder, announced the modifications as well […]

IndyCar Unveils TV Schedule
Wednesday, 18 Jan, 2017 – 19:10 | Comments Off on IndyCar Unveils TV Schedule
IndyCar Unveils TV Schedule

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Continuity and consistency highlight the 2017 IndyCar Series television schedule.
In collaboration with ABC and NBC Sports Network, INDYCAR’s television calendar will see each race returning to the same network where it aired in 2016. The logic behind the schedule is based on continuing to seek opportunities to avoid broadcast conflicts with other major sporting events […]

Pigot To Take Wheel For Carpenter In The Twisties
Tuesday, 17 Jan, 2017 – 18:37 | Comments Off on Pigot To Take Wheel For Carpenter In The Twisties
Pigot To Take Wheel For Carpenter In The Twisties

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Spencer Pigot has found his niche at Ed Carpenter Racing.
The 2015 Indy Lights champion, Pigot has retained his seat as road and street-course specialist in the No. 20 Chevrolet for the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season. After joining ECR partway through 2016 in the same role, Pigot will compete in […]

2018 Indy Cars Will Roll Without Aero Doo-Dads
Saturday, 14 Jan, 2017 – 9:09 | Comments Off on 2018 Indy Cars Will Roll Without Aero Doo-Dads
2018 Indy Cars Will Roll Without Aero Doo-Dads

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
INDYCAR’s return to a universal/generic bodywork kit for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season will emphasize bottom-side downforce as the key element of a “reverse-engineering exercise” addressing aesthetics as much as performance.
In other words, the next generation of Indy car needs to look good and run fast sans aerodynamic doo-dads. […]