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IndyCar Recap

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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Robert Wickens Tremendous in Debut, But Sebastien Bourdais Repeats at St. Petersburg

It was a heartbreaking finish to Robert Wickens’ fabulous IndyCar Series debut. Wickens, 28, made his first start with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports from the pole at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg and led 69 laps, but contact from Alexander Rossi following a restart on Lap 109 cost the Canadian …

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Will Power Wins Wild IndyCar Race at Texas Motor Speedway

In a boom-or-bust year for Will Power, Texas Motor Speedway offered a boom. He was able to power through a wild, wreck-filled IndyCar race to score his second victory of the season and assert himself in the championship race. Starting ninth, Power emerged victorious under caution in Saturday night’s Rainguard Water Sealers …

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Graham Rahal Tops James Hinchcliffe by .0080 Seconds in Texas Photo Finish

For a moment, it appeared that Graham Rahal had celebrated too soon. After making a daring move under James Hinchcliffe going into turn 3, Rahal found himself alone in the lead coming to the checkered flag at Texas Motor Speedway. Seeing what appeared to be a guaranteed win, Rahal pumped …

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Will Power Wins at Pocono Raceway, Cuts into Simon Pagenaud’s Championship Lead

For the 27th time in the Verizon IndyCar Series, Will Power piloted his racecar into Victory Lane. Taking advantage of a plethora of strategies throughout the race, he climbed through the field late in the going, taking the lead during the final pit stop of the race after the caution flew …

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Simon Pagenaud Survives Strategy, Back Pain for Mid-Ohio Win

Simon Pagenaud survived a full array of differing pit strategies, back pain and a battle with teammate and championship rival Will Power to earn a victory in Sunday’s Honda 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The win is the Frenchman’s fourth of 2016, and the sixth of Pagenaud’s six-year career. …

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Will Power Claims Third Victory in Four Races at Toronto

Sometimes, it’s better to be lucky than good. However, in Will Power‘s case during Sunday’s Honda Indy Toronto, it took a combination of the two to get to Victory Lane and firmly inside the championship battle. Power became the key benefactor after pitting before a late caution, earning him track …

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