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Verizon Departing as IndyCar Entitlement Sponsor After 2018

Verizon will not return as entitlement sponsor following the 2018 IndyCar Series season, IndyCar CEO Mark Miles confirmed, Saturday. Verizon has been the title sponsor of the series since 2014, replacing IZOD, a deal that was also four years. Miles said the five-season partnership was a benefit for both Verizon …

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Simon Pagenaud Wins IndyCar at Sonoma, Josef Newgarden Takes Series Championship

Simon Pagenaud may have won the battle in Sunday’s Verizon IndyCar Series contest at Sonoma Raceway, a thrilling open-wheel finale on the winding road course, but the big winner on the day was Josef Newgarden. On a picture perfect day in the rolling hills of northern California’s wine country, Newgarden took home …

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Pace Laps: Championship Favorites Reign at Chicago, Josef Newgarden Wins IndyCar Title

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: The Importance of Execution – It ended some days and opened opportunity for others. Heck, it even had its place in the day of the race winner Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway. Execution is an important factor in tying one end of the race to the …

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Zach Veach, Spencer Pigot Secure Full-Time Rides For 2018

Two pieces of the Verizon IndyCar Series’ Silly Season puzzle have been put into place this week as Zach Veach and Spencer Pigot announced full-time rides for 2018. Veach, who ran two races this season — including the 101st Indianapolis 500, will compete with Andretti Autosport in the No. 26 Honda. …

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Despite Watkins Glen Trouble, Josef Newgarden Still Has Points Advantage, But .…

Josef Newgarden finished 18th in the IndyCar Grand Prix at the Glen on Sunday after an accident with Sébastien Bourdais while leaving pit road, but nonetheless maintains a three-point lead over four-time champion Scott Dixon in the standings. Newgarden was racing Team Penske teammate Will Power off pit lane during the …

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Pace Laps: Denny Hamlin Dominates Darlington, IndyCar Series Title Battle Tightens

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Denny Hamlin Makes a Darling out of Darlington – Nobody, even the drivers, seem to understand why a certain track brings success to a certain driver. Jimmie Johnson has Dover, Jeff Gordon had Martinsville. Why? “It just suits my driving style.” For Denny Hamlin, a …

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