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Ryan Hunter-Reay’s Bid for Three-Straight Iowa Wins Burns Out Early

Ryan Hunter-Reay‘s hope for a third-straight victory at Iowa Speedway has gone up in smoke. After starting 20th, Hunter-Reay was maneuvering his No. 28 DHL Andretti Autosport Honda-Dallara around the .875-mile oval on lap 110 when his machine began smoking heavily from an apparent mechanical failure. The incident prompted the …

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Simon Pagenaud Soars to Iowa IndyCar Pole, Penske’s 500th Pole

Drivers in the Verizon IndyCar Series paddock hoping to make gains on Simon Pagenaud‘s impressive points lead at Iowa Speedway will have to pass the Frenchman to make it happen. Pagenaud’s 185.855-mph circuit around the .894-mile Newton, Iowa, oval proved fast enough to score the pole for Sunday’s Iowa Corn 300. The …

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Josef Newgarden Completes Practices, Cleared to Race at Road America

Just two weeks removed from a harrowing incident at Texas Motor Speedway, Josef Newgarden jumped back behind the wheel of his No. 21 Direct Supply/Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet for practice at Road America. Newgarden, who sustained a broken right clavicle and a fracture in his right hand in a crash with …

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Graham Rahal Paces Friday Practice at Road America

Preparing for a 50-lap grind in Sunday’s KOHLER Grand Prix at Road America, the Verizon IndyCar Series took to the Wisconsin track for 150 minutes of practice on Friday. The top car at the end of the session? None other than Graham Rahal. Rahal’s 1:42.0224 time around the 4.014-mile road …

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Carlos Munoz Claims First Verizon P1 Award With Flyer in Texas

Carlos Munoz may not yet have an Indianapolis 500 victory to his name, but the Columbian scored an important first in the Verizon IndyCar Series at Texas Motor Speedway – his first pole. Munoz maneuvered his No. 26 Andretti Autosport Honda around the 1.455-mile Texas oval with a two-lap qualifying …

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Scott Dixon Salvages Fifth-Place Result After Team Penske Pinball

On a typical race weekend, a fifth-place finish for Scott Dixon would be expected, if not disappointing. However, Sunday’s Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans – Dual II proved be anything but routine for the four-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion. Dixon overcame a broken suspension from an opening lap …

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Pagenaud Takes Day Two Pole For Detroit GP With Track Record Lap

Posting a track record time of 1:14.0739, Simon Pagenaud beat out Team Penske teammate Helio Castroneves in the final moments of qualifying Group 1. That ultimately gave him the pole for Sunday’s Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans – Dual II amid controversy. In a session moved up 15 …

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Early Crash Ends Juan Pablo Montoya’s Repeat Bid in Indy 500

Juan Pablo Montoya’s hopes of repeating as Indianapolis 500 champion in the 100th Running have ended on his own error. Montoya was coming out of turn 2 on lap 64 of the 200-lap race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway when he lost control of his No. 2 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet-Dallara, looping …

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