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Josef Newgarden on Pole for Saturday’s Iowa 250

The NTT IndyCar Series held qualifying for both Iowa 250 events at Iowa Speedway on Friday, July 17. Conor Daly won his first pole for Friday night’s event while Josef Newgarden was the fastest car on the second lap, clocking in at 175.333 mph. That was good enough to claim …

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Tyler McQuarrie, Jeff Westphal Win Storm-Addled Advent Health 120

CarBahn Motorsports with Peregrine Racing’s Tyler McQuarrie and Jeff Westphal claimed victory in the Advent Health 120 Friday (July 17) at Sebring International Raceway.  The race was scheduled to run for two hours, but ultimately had a little less than an hour of racing at speed due to lightning. Despite …

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Tyler McQuarrie Wins Advent Health 120 Pole

CarBahn Motorsports with Peregrine Racing’s Tyler McQuarrie won the overall pole Friday morning (July 17) for the Advent Health 120 with a lap at 103.021 mph.  It is the fastest lap of the whole weekend in Grand Sport. McQuarrie’s lap was a full second faster than KohR Motorsports’ Nate Stacy, …

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Tony Kanaan Ready for Big Weekend at Iowa IndyCar 250s

Tony Kanaan

It’s been over a month since Tony Kanaan last competed in an NTT IndyCar Series race, but the 23-year veteran returns to action for the Iowa IndyCar 250s at one of his most successful tracks—and it will be a very busy weekend for him. Kanaan will drive AJ Foyt Racing’s …

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Robby Foley Fastest in Sebring Michelin Pilot Challenge Practice

Turner Motorsport’s Robby Foley was fastest overall in IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge practice Thursday (July 16) with a lap at 102.638 mph set during the afternoon session.  Thursday was the first day of official on-track activity for Michelin Pilot Challenge teams since January at Daytona. Practice No. 1 In the …

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NASCAR 101: Analyzing NASCAR’s First-Time Winner Count in 2020 So Far

Last weekend was quite the weekend for first-timers, as the four NASCAR races at Kentucky Speedway saw two first-time winners in their respective series, while another driver won his first oval race in the sport (followed promptly by his second). It started Thursday night, when Austin Cindric, after wins on …

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Fire on Fridays: SRX Is the Competition NASCAR Needs

Competition breeds excellence, and that is precisely what could happen to NASCAR given the birth of a new racing league: Superstar Racing Experience. On Monday morning (July 16), Sports Business Journal reported that NASCAR Hall of Famers Tony Stewart and Ray Evernham are developing their own racing league. SRX will …

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