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Sage Karam Wins IndyCar iRacing Challenge Series Opener at Watkins Glen

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Sage Karam took the lead from the start and never looked back in the IndyCar iRacing Challenge’s series opener at Watkins Glen International. The part-time Dreyer & Reinbold Racing driver started from the pole and only surrendered the lead to Team Penske driver Will Power during his two pit stops. “It was nerve-wracking for sure …

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Patricio O’Ward Quickly Climbing the Ladder to IndyCar

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In Friday’s Freedom 100, Patricio O’Ward, 19, finished second to Andretti Autosport teammate Colton Herta by .028 seconds. O’Ward entered the race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway with a one-point lead on Herta in the Indy Lights championship but now trails by four points. The Monterrey, Mexico native is running his first full season of Indy …

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Kyle Kaiser Wins Indy Lights Title, Clinches Entry into 102nd Indy 500

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When Kyle Kaiser took the green flag for the final event of the 2017 Indy Lights season, he clinched the championship, a $1 million scholarship toward racing in the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season, and participation in three IndyCar races, including the 102nd Indianapolis 500. The 21-year-old Juncos Racing driver entered the last race at …

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Santiago Urrutia Dominates from Pole for Mid-Ohio Indy Lights Sweep

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Santiago Urrutia capped off a near-perfect weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Sunday with his second Indy Lights victory in as many days. Piloting the No. 55 machine for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports with Curb-Agajanian, Urrutia withstood an early challenge from Felix Serralles and drove off from Dean Stoneman to claim a dominant victory from the pole in the …

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Anthony Martin Holds Off Parker Thompson for USF2000 Mid-Ohio Win

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Anthony Martin came into the penultimate weekend for the USF2000 season at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course needing a big weekend to close the 20-point gap to teammate Parker Thompson in points. After three strong races, Martin not only closed the gap, he surged into the lead. Martin geld off Thompson by .3101 seconds from the …

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Anthony Martin Triumphs in Freedom 75

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Anthony Martin used consistent pressure an a bold move in traffic to pass teammate Parker Thompson and claim the Freedom 75 at Lucas Oil Raceway. Starting in second, Martin followed Thompson for the opening 61 laps of the 75-lap event. He mounted multiple challenges on the .686-mile oval’s inside lane, but Thompson continued to ride …

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Dean Stoneman Finds First U.S. Victory in Indy Lights Grand Prix of Indianapolis

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Searching for his first win in the United States, Dean Stoneman found the elusive checkered flag at America’s most famous track. Stoneman held off challenges from Felix Serralles and Santiago Urrutia to claim his first Indy Lights victory in the Mazda Indy Lights Grand Prix of Indianapolis. The win also marked the first of the season for …

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Parker Thompson Holds Serve for USF2000 Indianapolis Victory

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For Parker Thompson, much of Saturday’s USF2000 finale at Indianapolis Motor Speedway was spent riding around in first, trailing the pace car during an extended yellow. For the rest of the time, Thompson maintained his lead to claim a dominant victory in the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis Race 2. Thompson took the lead on …

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Pato O’Ward Dominates Pro Mazda Again in Angie’s List Grand Prix Race 2

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Continuing the trend of the season, Team Pelfrey’s Pato O’Ward made Indianapolis Motor Speedway his playground in Saturday’s Pro Mazda Grand Prix of Indianapolis Race 2. O’Ward led all 29 laps from the pole to dominate the second Pro Mazda event of the weekend, claiming his fifth victory in six 2016 races for the series …

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