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Will Power Triumphs in IndyCar’s Road America Return

After years of hopes and occasional rumors of a return, the Verizon IndyCar Series finally made its way back to Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, for a feature at Road America. 50 laps later, it was 2014 ICS champion Will Power prevailing to score a dominant win in the KOHLER Grand Prix. Power paced …

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Rookie Alexander Rossi Rides Fumes to Improbable 100th Indy 500 Victory

Rookie Alexander Rossi entered the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season as an unproven shoe, a failed Formula 1 driver looking for a career turnaround. After 500 miles at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, he may now be the face of IndyCar and American open wheel racing for years to come. Rossi …

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Rookie Max Chilton Crashes in Lone Saturday IndyCar Practice

Former Formula 1 driver Max Chilton became the first Chevrolet to test INDYCAR’s safety improvements in a vicious crash during Saturday’s lone practice session. The British rookie was running during a rain-delayed practice sessions at Indianapolis Motor Speedway when he lost control of his machine going through Turn 2. Chilton’s …

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Simon Pagenaud Shines Bright in IMS Road Course Win

For the third-straight Verizon IndyCar Series race, points leader Simon Pagenaud prevailed as the winner. Sporting a bright yellow Menards livery, Pagenaud dominated the race’s opening stint and regained the lead during the final pit cycle to take the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis, his third victory of the …

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Juan Pablo Montoya Saves Steering for St. Petersburg IndyCar Win

If the Verizon IndyCar Series field wants to beat Team Penske in St. Petersburg, they’re going to have to wait another year. Juan Pablo Montoya got the better of teammate Simon Pagenaud on a mid-race restart and held the Frenchman off through lapped traffic down the stretch to claim the season-opening …

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IndyCar Breakdown: 2015 GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma

Crowd shot at Sonoma Raceway for the IndyCar finale in 2015 (credit: IndyCar)

In a Nutshell: Scott Dixon earned his fourth IndyCar championship owing to his win at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday.  He started the race in ninth and though he should not have been counted out of the championship, still sat in third in the points standings. The caution for Luca Filippi …

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IndyCar Breakdown: 2015 ABC Supply 500 at Pocono

Ryan Hunter-Reay enjoying the win at Pocono in the IndyCar series (credit: Chris Jones)

In a Nutshell: A competitive race ended under somber circumstances as a late-race accident involving Justin Wilson and Sage Karam cast a pall over Pocono Raceway. The incident resulted in both drivers sustaining injuries, with Wilson’s condition being largely unknown at the time of writing. Ryan Hunter-Reay claimed his second victory …

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