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Zach Veach 2020 IndyCar Season Profile

Zach Veach

(Photo: Chris Owens/IndyCar Media)

After a very difficult NTT IndyCar season in 2019, anything will be an improvement for Andretti Autosport’s Zach Veach. But 2020 already looks promising – Veach secured his best-ever IndyCar finish at the season opener at Texas Motor Speedway, which could be the motivation he needs to ride into his best season yet. 2020 Team …

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Felix Rosenqvist 2020 IndyCar Season Profile

Felix Rosenqvist

Felix Rosenqvist preparing for the 2020 Genesys 300. (Photo Credit: Chris Owens/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Swedish driver Felix Rosenqvist made the transition to the NTT IndyCar Series last year with ease. There’s just one problem: he has yet to put together a strong enough run to secure the race win, no matter how frequently he seems to be within first place’s grasp. With many of his strongest tracks—street courses—cancelled due …

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Will Power 2020 IndyCar Season Profile

Will Power

Will Power during Genesys 300 practice. (Photo Credit: Chris Owens/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Will Power has been a permanent fixture on the NTT IndyCar Series grid for over a decade, but he can still be a difficult driver to predict. While he hasn’t ended a season lower than fifth in overall points, he’s had some very incredible highs and some very difficult lows. But as the 2020 IndyCar …

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Jack Harvey 2020 IndyCar Season Profile

Jack Harvey

Jack Harvey before the 2020 Genesys 300. (Photo Credit: Chris Owens/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Jack Harvey and his Meyer Shank Racing team are in the same boat for the 2020 IndyCar season: both have dedicated years to entering IndyCar, but neither of them have contested a full season before. That isn’t a simple prospect in any year, but it’s going to be especially difficult in one characterized by economic …

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Alex Palou 2020 IndyCar Season Profile

Alex Palou

Alex Palou. (Photo by Chris Jones/Getty Images.)

Rookie Alex Palou is going to have a very tough time getting acclimated to the NTT IndyCar Series. A Spanish native who spent last year competing in Japan, Palou had only climbed behind the wheel of an IndyCar once before his 2020 IndyCar season debut at Texas Motor Speedway—and never raced before on an oval. …

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 Ed Carpenter 2020 IndyCar Season Profile

Ed Carpenter

Ed Carpenter during practice for the Genesys 300 at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday, June 6, 2020 (Photo: Chris Owens)

Ed Carpenter has been an IndyCar fixture since his debut in 2003, and he doesn’t have plans to leave just yet. A top-5 finish at the NTT IndyCar Series’s first race at Texas Motor Speedway proved that Carpenter may not be able to contest for a championship anymore, but he can certainly bring home impressive …

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Santino Ferrucci 2020 IndyCar Season Profile

Santino Ferrucci

AUSTIN, TEXAS - FEBRUARY 12: Santino Ferrucci, driver of the #18 SealMaster Honda, driives during NTT Indycar Series testing at Circuit of The Americas on February 12, 2020 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

While he may not have ended his first NTT IndyCar season as overall Rookie of the Year, Santino Ferrucci certainly drew a lot of attention from fans and media around the world—some of it good, some of it bad. Here, we examine the stats to see if we can expect Ferrucci to fall into a …

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Indy 500 Win Not Enough for Formula One Transplant Alexander Rossi

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(Photo: Shawn Gritzmacher/IndyCar)

For most drivers, winning the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 would be a big enough moment to justify a career, let alone a rookie season. But Alexander Rossi is no typical rookie.  Rossi clutch-and-coasted his way to an improbable victory in front of over 350,000 people in his first Month of May, but the Andretti …

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Max Chilton Talks Transitions, Expectations and First Month of May

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(Photo: Chris Owens/IndyCar)

When it comes to the Verizon IndyCar Series field, there are typical rookies, and then there’s Max Chilton. A native of Reigate, England, Chilton currently sits 16th in the IndyCar points standings after four races with Chevrolet’s Chip Ganassi Racing. Teammate to defending champion Scott Dixon, Chilton caught the eyes of fans and critics alike …

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Rookie Spotlight: Speedy Stefano Coletti Searching For Consistency

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(Photo: Chris Owens)

Stefano Coletti came into the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series as a wild card. A veteran of Europe’s GP2 series, Coletti joined KV Racing Technology for the 2015 IndyCar season, driving the team’s No. 4 Chevrolet, replacing Sebastian Saavedra as the Indianapolis, Indiana-based team’s second driver. Coletti, 26, entered the season as a relative unknown. While fellow …

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