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2020 IndyCar Championship Contenders After 11 Races

2020 IndyCar championship

Colton Herta - Honda Indy 200 Race 2 - Sept. 13, 2020 (Photo by: Chris Owens, courtesy of IndyCar Media)

The 2020 IndyCar championship is in its closing stretch now that there are only three races left on the calendar. Scott Dixon has led the Astor Cup charge from the very first race of the year, but Josef Newgarden has slowly been shrinking the gap with strong, consistent finishes. Here are the top 2020 IndyCar …

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Scott Dixon: End of 2020 IndyCar Season ‘Still Going to Be Very Tough’

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Scott Dixon at the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio. (Photo Credit: Chris Owens/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Scott Dixon has commanded much of the 2020 IndyCar season, but that doesn’t mean he’s relaxing as the NTT IndyCar Series enters its home stretch. The Chip Ganassi Racing driver is determined to secure the championship at the first-ever Harvest Grand Prix this weekend (Oct. 3-4), which would be his sixth Astor Cup in an …

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IndyCar’s Music City Grand Prix Is Racing Over A River

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A mock-up of what Indy cars will look like at the planned Music City Grand Prix circuit in Nashville (courtesy of the Music City Grand Prix press kit)

The rumors have been confirmed: the NTT IndyCar Series is hitting the streets of Nashville for a brand-new event in 2021 and beyond called the Music City Grand Prix. Nashville will join the likes of St. Petersburg, Long Beach, Detroit, and Toronto as part of the series’ street circuit discipline. The inaugural race is expected …

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IndyCar Adds Nashville Street Course to 2021 Schedule

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The NTT IndyCar Series will venture to Music City in 2021. As first reported by RACER, IndyCar will make its debut on a street course to be determined in downtown Nashville, Tenn. It will become the fifth street course on the circuit, joining St. Petersburg, Long Beach, Toronto and Belle Isle. Local TV stations began …

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2020 Honda Indy 200 Takeaways: What IndyCar At Mid-Ohio Revealed

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The opening lap of 2020 Honda Indy 200 Race 2. (Photo Credit: Chris Jones/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

The 2020 Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio almost didn’t get onto the NTT IndyCar Series schedule, but the weekend (Sept. 12-13) delivered two more races in an already packed season. Two drivers got their first wins of the year at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, with Team Penske’s Will Power breaking into the win column with …

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2020 Honda Indy 200 Race 1 Recap: Will Power Dominates Caution-Free Race From Pole

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Team Penske driver Will Power finally made up for a difficult season on Saturday (Sept. 12) at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The No. 12 driver led the first race of the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio from pole position to the checkered flag, maintaining a significant gap over the field throughout the entire event. “It’s …

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2020 Honda Indy 200 Preview: What To Expect From IndyCar At Mid-Ohio

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The start of the 2019 Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. (Photo Credit: Joe Skibinski/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

The 2020 Honda Indy 200 is a last-minute addition to the NTT IndyCar Series schedule, having been postponed and then rescheduled only a week ago. Still, the action at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course has never disappointed and even with the short notice IndyCar fans should expect fireworks from the Sept. 12-13 doubleheader. Mid-Ohio is traditionally …

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2020 IndyCar Championship Contenders After Nine Races

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The 2020 IndyCar championship is in its closing stretch now that there are just a handful of races left on the calendar. Scott Dixon has led the Astor Cup charge from the very first race, but Josef Newgarden is within less than 100 points of the five-time champion. Here are the top 2020 IndyCar championship …

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Backmarker Blues: IndyCar Drivers Who Struggled At Gateway

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The 2020 Bommarito Automotive Group 500 (Aug. 29-30) was a doubleheader weekend of huge ups and downs for most of the NTT IndyCar Series grid, but some drivers had it exponentially worse than others. In this edition of Backmarker Blues, we take a look at the IndyCar drivers who had a chronically difficult weekend at …

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IndyCar Power Rankings: September 2020

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Scott Dixon leads two cars on track at the Bommarito Automotive Group 500. (Photo Credit: James Black/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

September could be a questionable month for the 2020 IndyCar season. There are no races officially scheduled, but rumor has it that the postponed Mid-Ohio doubleheader could be coming back during the Sept. 13 weekend.  Whether or not IndyCar races this month, we’ve had the Indy 500, and the end of the season is in …

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