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Newgarden On Pole At Barber
Saturday, 21 Apr, 2018 – 18:42 | Comments Off on Newgarden On Pole At Barber
Newgarden On Pole At Barber

Josef Newgarden won the pole for Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at the 2.3-mile, 17-turn permanent road course at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama on Saturday.
Team Penske’s Newgarden won the pole with a lap in 1 minute, 7.4413 seconds (122.773 mph). It earned Newgarden his first pole position at Barber and the third of his seven-year […]

Newgarden Loves Going To Barber
Saturday, 21 Apr, 2018 – 7:27 | Comments Off on Newgarden Loves Going To Barber
Newgarden Loves Going To Barber

Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Josef Newgarden has found a comfort zone at his home-away-from home racetrack.
Winner of two of the last three Honda Grand Prix of Alabama races, Newgarden paced practice Friday around Barber Motorsports Park in preparation for this year’s ninth annual edition on Sunday. Newgarden toured the picturesque 2.3-mile/17-turn permanent road-course in 1 […]

‘Vette To Pace 500 Field
Friday, 20 Apr, 2018 – 17:45 | Comments Off on ‘Vette To Pace 500 Field
‘Vette To Pace 500 Field

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Chevrolet’s Corvette will serve as Official Pace Car for the Indianapolis 500 a record 15th time next month, when a 2019 ZR1 will lead the traditional field of 33 drivers to the flying start of the race’s 102nd edition on May 27.
No other vehicle has served as Indy 500 Pace […]

Rossi Wins Street Fight
Sunday, 15 Apr, 2018 – 18:10 | Comments Off on Rossi Wins Street Fight
Rossi Wins Street Fight

Alexander Rossi had a great weekend at home. The California native qualified P1 on Saturday for Sunday’s IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Long Beach, led the morning warmup practice on race day, three of four practices on the weekend and then collected the big trophy in the race itself.
The Andretti Autosport driver led all but […]

Rossi On IndyCar Pole In Long Beach
Saturday, 14 Apr, 2018 – 18:39 | Comments Off on Rossi On IndyCar Pole In Long Beach
Rossi On IndyCar Pole In Long Beach

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Alexander Rossi of Andretti Autosport captured the pole for Sunday’s Long Beach Grand Prix IndyCar Series race on Saturday.
The pole was the second for Rossi in an Indy car, the first coming at the Watkins Glen road course. He went on to win that race.
“Obviously, you go out every single session and believe that you […]

Long Beach Roundup: Montoya On IMSA Pole
Saturday, 14 Apr, 2018 – 8:24 | Comments Off on Long Beach Roundup: Montoya On IMSA Pole
Long Beach Roundup: Montoya On IMSA Pole

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Team Penske’s Juan Pablo Montoya won the pole for Saturday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Series race in Long Beach on Friday.
Montoya, driving an Acura ARX-05 prototype, laid down a circuit-record lap of 1 minute, 12.922 seconds (97.155 mph) in the No. 6 Acura DPi he co-drives with Dane Cameron. Ricky Taylor previously held the record, lapping […]

Rutherford Feted By Road Racers
Saturday, 14 Apr, 2018 – 8:20 | Comments Off on Rutherford Feted By Road Racers
Rutherford Feted By Road Racers

Three-time Indianapolis 500 champion Johnny Rutherford was honored for his distinguished career by his peers in the Road Racing Drivers Club Thursday night as a prelude to this weekend’s 44th running of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.
The RRDC Evening with Johnny Rutherford Presented by Firestone was held at the Hilton Hotel before a […]

Penske’s Newgarden Storms To Desert Victory
Sunday, 8 Apr, 2018 – 8:10 | Comments Off on Penske’s Newgarden Storms To Desert Victory
Penske’s Newgarden Storms To Desert Victory

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Josef Newgarden charged from fourth place in the last seven laps to win Saturday night’s Phoenix Grand Prix.
The defending Verizon IndyCar Series champion beat rookie Robert Wickens by 2.9946 seconds on the ISM Raceway 1.022-mile oval to collect his eighth career victory.
Newgarden, in the No. 1 Team Penske Chevrolet, was among eight lead-lap drivers who […]

Bourdais Stays Hot In Desert
Saturday, 7 Apr, 2018 – 8:24 | Comments Off on Bourdais Stays Hot In Desert
Bourdais Stays Hot In Desert

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Sebastien Bourdais continued his hot start to the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season, winning the pole on Friday for Sunday’s Phoenix Grand Prix.
The pole for Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan driver comes a month after he won the season-opening race at St. Petersburg, Florida.
Bourdais averaged 188.539 mph for his two qualifying laps around the 1.022-mile […]

Mario, Phoenix Take A Look Back
Friday, 6 Apr, 2018 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Mario, Phoenix Take A Look Back
Mario, Phoenix Take A Look Back

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
ISM Raceway, most recently known as Phoenix Raceway, is celebrating the 25th anniversary of Mario Andretti’s final Indy car victory in conjunction with this weekend’s Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phoenix Grand Prix.
The 250-lap/255.5-mile event Saturday night (NBC Sports Network, 9 p.m., EDT) is Round 2 of the 2018 Verizon […]