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Mikhail Aleshin Grabs 1st Career Pole in Pocono

At an average speed of 220.445 mph [with a best lap of 40.790 seconds] it’s Mikhail Aleshin who grabs his first career Verizon IndyCar Series pole at Pocono Raceway for Sunday’s ABC Supply 500, returning to the 2.5-mile track following a one-year hiatus. “I’m definitely very, very happy to be …

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Multiple Drivers Crash Hard in Pocono IndyCar Practice

Turn 1 was a dangerous place during opening practice for the Verizon IndyCar Series at Pocono Raceway. Following a blistering lap speed of 217.932 mph, Ryan Hunter-Reay’s No. 28 Andretti Autosport Honda snapped sideways in Turn 1, leading to a massive shunt into the SAFER barrier. Though his chassis lifted …

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INDYCAR Gears Up for Emotional Return to Pocono Raceway

After a few weeks off, the Verizon IndyCar Series will return this Sunday for what’s sure to be a bittersweet weekend and a crucial race for the 2016 championship battle. Emotions will be high throughout the weekend as the paddock mourns two former competitors. Aug. 21’s ABC Supply 500 will mark …

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Returning to Pocono is Best Medicine 1 Year After Justin Wilson’s Death

As the Verizon IndyCar Series approaches the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway this weekend, the sport is on the verge of another step forward in moving on from tragedy. Following the death of three-time Indianapolis 500 starter, Bryan Clauson, this past week, the series finds yet another shocking reminder, …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Patrick Carpentier on Danger, Success & Why He Races

Patrick Carpentier, racing the Indianapolis 500 in 2005, starting from pole in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and winning five times in CART during one of its darkest times, is quite appreciative of his time in the spotlight. Growing up in Quebec, Canada, the now-44- year-old made an unlikely return …

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Conor Daly Positive After Caution-Free Finish Ruins Mid-Ohio Upset

Running 21st and 22nd out of 22 cars for the first 10 laps, it made sense when Dale Coyne Racing’s two teams elected to attempt an off-sequence pit strategy. 80 laps later, rookie Conor Daly nearly saw the strategy transition into his first-career Verizon IndyCar Series win. The decision to …

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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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Pace Laps: Rainy Day Blues, Record Setting Trucks & Late Model Success

Sprint Cup: Another Drenched Day in Pocono – Pocono Raceway now holds a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series record as the only track to have two rainouts in a single season. Needless to say, that’s not the record the 2.5-mile racetrack would hope to achieve, as Sunday’s Pennsylvania 400 was postponed …

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