Race Weekend Central

IndyCar Analysis: Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at Gateway

(Photo: Chris Jones / INDYCAR Media)

Scott Dixon dominated the first two-thirds of the race, but Will Power came away with the victory at Gateway Motorsports Park on Saturday night. It was Power’s third win of the season and his first since the Indianapolis 500. Alexander Rossi raced in fuel-saving mode for the final 70 laps to earn second place. Although …

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IndyCar Analysis: ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Before the green flag, Alexander Rossi admitted that he’s still “terrified” of oval racing, but he ended up the winner of the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway on Sunday. Rossi, who started third, led 180 of 200 laps at the “Tricky Triangle.” It was his fifth career IndyCar win and his first on a …

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Alexander Rossi Uses Two-Stop Strategy to Win at Mid-Ohio.

(Photo: Shawn Gritzmacher/IndyCar)

The Verizon IndyCar series spent the weekend on the twisted turns of Mid-Ohio. Points leader Scott Dixon, with his five wins at the track, looked to be the favorite; however, a spin by James Hinchcliffe in qualifying closed the track, stopping Dixon from putting in a time and missed out on the Fast Six, he …

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James Hinchcliffe Wins Iowa Corn 300 with Embarrassing Ending

(Photo: Joe Skibinski / IndyCar Media)

After failing to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 in May, James Hinchcliffe’s season seemed to be a lost cause. Hinchcliffe lost tons of ground in the championship, and the morale of his Schmidt Peterson Motorsports team was obviously pretty low. But the No. 5 Honda driver overtook Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden, who led 229 of …

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Pace Laps: Tragedy Strikes Racing Community With Loss Of Jason Johnson

(Photo: Mike Neff)

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Fab Foursome Keep On Rising Road courses are supposed to be different. These right-turn tracks bring out the best in drivers who don’t have a chance to win anywhere else. AJ Allmendinger, Marcos Ambrose and Jeremy Clements in NASCAR’s XFINITY Series are just a few of the recent success stories …

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Josef Newgarden Earns 10th Career IndyCar Series Victory at Road America

(Photo: Chris Owens)

The first goal for Josef Newgarden this weekend was to earn the pole position. A last minute fast lap during Saturday’s qualifying session put a check mark in that box, and much like his winning performance at Barber in April, Newgarden put in another dominating performance on Sunday in the KOHLER Grand Prix. The Hendersonville, Tenn. …

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Scott Dixon Dominates En Route to Third Texas Victory

(Photo: Chris Jones/IndyCar)

In the beginning of Saturday’s DXC Technology 600 at Texas Motor Speedway, it was the Team Penske show. Josef Newgarden dominated the first stages of the race, while Robert Wickens dominated the mid-stage, but when Scott Dixon found his rhythm, it’ll take a mistake on Dixon’s part to get the upper hand on him. A …

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Ryan Hunter-Reay Snaps 42-Race Winless Streak in Dual in Detroit Race 2

(Photo: Joe Skibinski/IndyCar)

For the second straight day, Honda came into Chevrolet’s backyard and completely dominated. The Hondas of Alexander Rossi and Ryan Hunter-Reay battled for the victory. Rossi had outright dominated the afternoon, but in the end it didn’t matter, as one mistake in Turn 3 cost Rossi the lead and a spot on the podium. Oh …

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Scott Dixon Scores 1st Victory at Belle Isle Since 2012

(Photo: James Black/IndyCar)

Honda came into Chevrolet’s backyard and completely dominated Saturday’s first of two races at The Raceway at Belle Isle. The Hondas of Scott Dixon and Ryan Hunter-Reay battled for the victory in the end with Dixon holding off Hunter-Reay for his 42nd career victory. With the victory, Dixon moves into third on the all-time wins …

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Track Position and Grip Prove to be King in Indianapolis

(Photo: Mike Harding / INDYCAR Media)

The biggest story of the offseason was the new aerodynamic package that all IndyCar Series teams would run throughout the 2018 season. For the series’ marquee event, the 102nd Indianapolis 500, the new car produced multiple self-induced crashes. Ed Jones, Danica Patrick, Sebastien Bourdais, Helio Castroneves, Sage Karam and Tony Kanaan all spun and crashed …

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