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Josef Newgarden Claims IndyCar Pole in Detroit

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Josef Newgarden at the 2022 XPEL 375. (Photo Credit: Joe Skibinski/Courtesy of Penske Entertainment.)

In the final qualifying session around Detroit’s Belle Isle circuit, Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden became the seventh different polesitter in seven NTT INDYCAR Series races this season. Newgarden played spoiler in a Firestone Fast 6 dominated by the two-car teams of Dale Coyne Racing and Meyer Shank Racing, laying down a lap time of 1:15.2153 …

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Ryan Blaney Takes White Flag Twice, Checkered Flag Once to Win Controversial All-Star Race

2022 Cup Texas All-Star Ryan Blaney confetti (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Under the Fort Worth lights on Sunday night (May 22), Ryan Blaney crossed the finish line to win the NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Race at Texas Motor Speedway and the all important oversized novelty check for $1 million.  And then he did it again. When he approached the start/finish line on lap 125, he came …

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