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2021 IndyCar Summer Break Update: Championship Contenders

Will Power racing at Detroit

(Photo by Joe Skibinski/INDYCAR)

After 10 of 16 races in the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series season, let’s take a look at how the preseason drivers that were rated as championship contenders have done in 2021. Scott Dixon has six IndyCar championships and had one of the most dominating wins of the season at the first race at Texas Motor …

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What Mattered for IndyCar: Honda Indy 200

Josef Newgarden celebrating his win at Mid-Ohio

(Photo by Joe Skibinski/INDYCAR)

After the results had time to sink in, let’s take a closer look at what mattered in Sunday’s (July 4th) Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the NTT IndyCar Series. First, and probably most important, Josef Newgarden scored Team Penske’s first win of the season and the first win for a driver …

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Marcus Ericsson Comes Up Short, Finishes 2nd at Mid-Ohio

Marcus Ericsson practicing at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

(Photo by Joe Skibinski/INDYCAR)

LEXINGTON, Ohio — Marcus Ericsson could almost taste his second NTT IndyCar Series win. Unfortunately, Josef Newgarden was just too good. As the final 15 laps drew to a close in Sunday’s (July 4th) Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Ericsson’s No. 8 Chip Ganassi Racing Honda drew closer and closer to Newgarden’s …

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Engine Change Helps Josef Newgarden Win at Mid-Ohio

Josef Newgarden celebrates his win at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

(Photo by Joe Skibinski/INDYCAR)

LEXINGTON, Ohio— A semi-late night on Saturday (July 3rd) by the No. 2 Team Penske crew paid big dividends for Josef Newgarden as the 2017 and ’19 NTT IndyCar Series champion won Sunday’s (July 4th) Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. “We caught what looked to be potentially a race ending problem yesterday,” …

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Josef Newgarden Wins Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio, Snaps Heartbreak Streak

Josef Newgarden at Road America

(Photo by Joe Skibinski/INDYCAR)

Josef Newgarden dominated Sunday’s (July 4) Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course en route to his first victory of the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series season. Newgarden’s closest challenger was Marcus Ericsson, who spent the last stint of the race chasing down Newgarden. By the race’s end the top two were more than 20 …

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What Mattered for IndyCar: Saturday at Mid-Ohio

James Hinchcliffe practicing at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

(Photo by Matt Fraver/INDYCAR)

LEXINGTON, Ohio — A shakeup in the grid for Sunday’s (July 4th) Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course will have fans of the NTT IndyCar Series looking for action throughout the 26-car field. While many could expect to see Josef Newgarden and Colton Herta on the front row and the next six cars …

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Josef Newgarden Wins Pole Position at Mid-Ohio

Josef Newgarden celebrating pole position at Mid-Ohio

(Photo by Chris Owens/INDYCAR)

LEXINGTON, Ohio — After a crushing defeat at Road America two weeks ago, Josef Newgarden secured pole position for Sunday’s (July 4th) Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for his third pole in a row in the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series season. The No. 2 Team Penske Chevrolet navigated the 13 turn, 2.258 …

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Ryan Norman And John Norman Making The Most Of Ryan’s IndyCar Debut

Ryan Norman and John Norman

Ryan Norman (left) and John Norman. (Photo Credit: Courtesy of Heather Krug PR.)

Ryan Norman will be making his NTT IndyCar Series debut in Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. Not only is it the moment he’s waited his whole career for, but he and his father John are using their accomplishment to hopefully open doors for other athletes across all of sports. Ryan’s Dale Coyne Racing entry …

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