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The Frontstretch 5: Memorable Championship Battles

1. NASCAR Sprint Cup (Winston Cup) Series, 1979 My favorite championship battle is 1979. If I could go back in time, I would go in a minute, and I would have it take me back to 1979. That was the year where a youngster named Darrell Waltrip and the King …

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Sebastien Bourdais Confirmed at Dale Coyne Racing for 2017

Sebastien Bourdais‘ rumored return to Dale Coyne Racing was officially announced on Wednesday, giving the organization their first confirmed driver for 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series ahead of a Thursday test. A four-time Champ Car champion, Bourdais first drove for DCR in 2011 after a brief stint in F1 and sports …

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Josef Newgarden Moves to Team Penske for 2017

After two successful years with Ed Carpenter Racing, Josef Newgarden is set to step up to the Verizon IndyCar Series’ (VICS) top team in 2017. Team Penske announced today that the Tennessean will join the championship-winning organization next season, driving the team’s No. 2 Team Penske Chevrolet. Newgarden, who earned …

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Josef Newgarden Confirmed Out at Ed Carpenter Racing

Verizon IndyCar Series (VICS) fans aren’t quite sure where Josef Newgarden will drive come 2017, but we now know one thing for certain: It won’t be with Ed Carpenter Racing (ECR). ECR released a statement on Thursday confirming that Newgarden, 25, won’t be returning to the organization in 2017. No replacement driver …

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Helio Castroneves Craving End to Winless Drought

As the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series season comes to a close this weekend at Sonoma Raceway, Helio Castroneves hopes to pull a win before the long offseason. Wanting to win may not be unique, but consider this: Castroneves is riding a 42-race winless drought dating back to Belle Isle in …

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4 Burning Questions: Should We Expect the Unexpected at Chicagoland?

Should We Expect the Unexpected at Chicagoland Speedway? Wow, here we go again. The week-to-week dance called the regular season is finished, and now we’ll take a couple jives into the Chase for the Sprint Cup Series championship. With 16 drivers, 10 races and one champion, Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway …

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