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

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 …

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Scott Dixon Scores 1st Victory at Belle Isle Since 2012

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 …

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Track Position and Grip Prove to be King in Indianapolis

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 …

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INDYCAR: Three Takeaways From Carb Day 2018

The next time Indy cars are on-track, it will be the day of the 102nd Indianapolis 500. Final practice and the pit stop competition transpired on Friday, also known as Carb Day. Here are three notable events that occurred: Danica Has Engine Issues During the final practice session, Danica Patrick …

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Castroneves Fastest on First Day of Qualifying for Indianapolis 500

Helio Castroneves put his No. 3 Pennzoil Chevrolet on the top of the speed charts Saturday during the first qualifying session for next Sunday’s Indianapolis 500. Castroneves’ 228.919 mph lap put the Team Penske driver ahead of owner-driver Ed Carpenter who put his No. 20 Fuzzy’s Vodka Chevrolet in second. …

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IndyCar: Marco Andretti Leads “Fast Friday” Practice for Indy 500

After posting the fastest time during Wednesday’s practice session, Marco Andretti continued his strong week of practice by posting the fastest time of “Fast Friday,” the penultimate practice session before Saturday’s qualification begins. “The car is close in race trim; I don’t know how much better we can get it,” …

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Simon Pagenaud Leads Opening Day Of Indy 500 Practice

The first practices for next Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 were dominated by one organization: Team Penske. Both ends of the Indy 500 spectrum were represented here: a full-time driver seeking to redeem himself after an awful start and a part-time legend who’s seeking to make racing history. 2016 INDYCAR series champion Simon …

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Pace Laps: Harvick’s Historic Run, XFINITY Series Downhill Slide

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Harvick Having Historic Run Every once in awhile, an athlete reestablishes the level of greatness in their sport. NASCAR is no exception to the rule. There were Dale Earnhardt’s next-level championships in 1987 and 1994, Bill Elliott’s 1985 Winston Million and Jeff Gordon winning 13 …

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Will Power Secures 200th IndyCar Victory for Roger Penske in IndyCar Grand Prix

Saturday’s race had a little bit of everything from tire and fuel strategy to a threat of rain, but in the end, no one was going to deny Will Power the victory. Power had to save fuel and hold off Scott Dixon to earn his 33rd career victory and third …

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