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Pietro Fittipaldi, Ed Jones Adamant About Liking IndyCar Oval Racing

Pietro Fittipaldi practices for the 2021 Indianapolis 500

(Photo by Chris Owens/INDYCAR)

Not every racer that has competed in the NTT IndyCar Series or Formula 1 can say that they’re the track champion of a .363 mile oval in North Carolina, but Pietro Fittipaldi can. Hickory Motor Speedway’s 2011 limited late model track champion has since gone on to race in IndyCar, F1 and Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters, …

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Getting Back in the Indianapolis 500 Saddle

JR Hildebrand Practicing at Indianapolis

(Photo by Joe Skibinski/INDYCAR)

Some drivers competing in the 105th Indianapolis 500 do so as their only NTT IndyCar Series race of the year. While many competitors race the full season, there are challenges to racing only once or twice a year. Full-time drivers in the series have complete acclimation to the forces that the cars exert on their …

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Takuma Sato 2020 IndyCar Season Preview

Takuma Sato

(Photo: James Black/Courtesy of IndyCar)

Takuma Sato entered the 2020 IndyCar season coming off one of his best NTT IndyCar Series campaigns, winning two races for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing. His 2020 didn’t get off to the best start, though; Sato crashed during qualifying at Texas Motor Speedway and the team wasn’t able to repair his car in time for …

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Marcus Ericsson 2020 IndyCar Season Preview

Marcus Ericsson

Marcus Ericsson in practice for the 2020 Genesys 300. (Photo Credit: Chris Owens/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Marcus Ericsson is back for his sophomore NTT IndyCar Series season, but it looks nothing like his freshman year. The 2020 IndyCar season is one of massive change for the Swedish driver—and that’s before factoring in all of the alterations that have taken place around the league this year. So what should fans honestly expect …

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Scott Dixon 2020 IndyCar Season Preview

Scott Dixon

Scott Dixon during the 2020 Genesys 300. (Photo Credit: Chris Owens/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Scott Dixon has the most wins of any active NTT IndyCar Series driver, and he’s already added one to that total with his victory in the 2020 IndyCar season opener. How will the rest of the season turn out for the Chip Ganassi Racing veteran? Could he rack up his sixth IndyCar championship or another …

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Ryan Hunter-Reay 2020 IndyCar Season Preview

Ryan Hunter-Reay

Ryan Hunter-Reay pits during the 2020 Genesys 300. (Photo Credit: Chris Jones/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Ryan Hunter-Reay is one of the pillars of the NTT IndyCar Series. The 2020 IndyCar season is his 14th campaign in America’s open-wheel series, and he’s already got an IndyCar championship and Indy 500 win on his resume. He’s the most experienced driver at Andretti Autosport, leading a very talented team. Could this be the …

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Sebastien Bourdais 2020 IndyCar Season Preview

Sebastien Bourdais

(Photo: IndyCar Media)

Sebastien Bourdais had a shocking NTT IndyCar Series offseason. His longtime team let him go, leaving the four-time open-wheel champion to focus on the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship instead. Bourdais is now only a part-time driver in the 2020 IndyCar season, and thanks to current events, he’s not even doing his full complement of races. So …

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Graham Rahal 2020 IndyCar Season Preview

Graham Rahal

(Photo Credit: Chris Jones/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Graham Rahal returns to the NTT IndyCar Series forthe 2020 IndyCar season as something of a dark horse. While the Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing veteran got off to a slow start at Texas Motor Speedway, he’s got 12 years of experience under his belt and statistics that demonstrate an Astor Cup isn’t out of his …

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Charlie Kimball 2020 IndyCar Season Preview

Charlie Kimball

Charlie Kimball in practice for the 2020 Genesys 300. (Photo Credit: Chris Owens/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Charlie Kimball made a number of changes going into his tenth NTT IndyCar Series season. So far, that seems to have worked in his favor, as Kimball had a very strong drive in the season opener at Texas Motor Speedway. Will shaking up almost everything enable Kimball to be a contender in the 2020 IndyCar …

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Josef Newgarden 2020 IndyCar Season Profile 

Josef Newgarden

Josef Newgarden before the 2020 Genesys 300. (Photo Credit: Joe Skibinski/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Coming into the 2020 IndyCar season as reigning champion, Josef Newgarden has proved time and again to be a formidable NTT IndyCar Series driver. But while his bad days are infrequent, they tend to be really bad—and Newgarden will have two races at one of his worst tracks to contend with this year. He’ll have …

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