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IndyCar’s 2020 Doubleheaders: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

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2020 REV Group Grand Prix

The NTT IndyCar Series normally has one doubleheader on its schedule, but IndyCar drivers have to contest three back-to-back weekends as a result of rescheduling in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that the 2020 REV Group Grand Prix at Road America has given viewers their first taste of back-to-back action in 2020, we’re …

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2020 REV Group Grand Prix Race 2 Preview: IndyCar at Road America

2020 REV Group Grand Prix

2020 REV Group Grand Prix

The 2020 REV Group Grand Prix continues on July 12, wrapping up the double-header for the NTT IndyCar Series. Race 2 takes place on Sunday afternoon, after teams battled through a difficult Saturday afternoon opener. If you missed Race 1, you can catch up with our 2020 REV Group Grand Prix at Road America Race …

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2020 REV Group Grand Prix Race 1 Recap: Scott Dixon Defends His Lead

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The 2020 Rev Group Grand Prix at Road America kicked off on Saturday (July 11) with an exciting first lap for the NTT IndyCar Series, and culminated in a familiar sight: the No. 9 of Scott Dixon crossing the finish line first. An early pit stop and several late-race yellow flags played right into his …

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2020 REV Group Grand Prix Race 1 Preview: IndyCar at Road America

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Alexander Rossi leads the IndyCar field at Road America in 2019. (Photo Credit: John Cote/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

The 2020 REV Group Grand Prix gets underway on July 11, and this time it’s a double-header event for the NTT IndyCar Series. Race 1 takes place at the venerable Road America on Saturday night, before teams quickly have to turn around for a Sunday afternoon contest. Who will jump out to early success when …

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IndyCar Power Rankings: July 2020

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Simon Pagenaud at the 2020 GMR Grand Prix. (Photo Credit: Joe Skibinski/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

The 2020 IndyCar season is in full swing in July 2020. With two races in the books and four more scheduled by the end of the month. NTT IndyCar Series teams are already developing into contenders—or not. After two busy races, which teams are the front-runners for the Astor Cup, and which ones still need …

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Future IndyCar-NASCAR Doubleheaders Can’t Leave IndyCar High and Dry

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Oliver Askew on pit lane before the 2020 GMR Grand Prix. (Photo Credit: Chris Jones/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

The July 4, 2020 weekend saw motorsport history being made with the introduction of the IndyCar-NASCAR doubleheader for the first time in history. While fans and media pundits have been talking about this kind of event for years, the respective differences of both series made it seem like a pipe dream. It did admittedly take …

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2020 IndyCar Championship Contenders After Two Races

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Scott Dixon on track at the 2020 GMR Grand Prix. (Photo Credit: Chris Owens/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

The 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season is still young, but it’s never too early to start thinking about championship implications. Here are the top contenders for the Astor Cup after two races—Texas (the 2020 Genesys 300) and IMS (the 2020 GMR Grand Prix)—as well as some drivers who are potential dark horses to enter into …

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2020 GMR Grand Prix: Simon Pagenaud ‘Definitely Thinking Championship’

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(Photo: Chris Owens/IndyCar Media)

The 2020 GMR Grand Prix is Simon Pagenaud‘s race to lose. The Team Penske driver has three wins in this NTT IndyCar Series event, including last season, which was part of a Month of May sweep. Before he aims for his fourth victory at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, Pagenaud spoke to Frontstretch about …

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IndyCar June 2020 Review: Rough Start To 2020 IndyCar Season

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2020 Genesys 300. (Photo Credit: Joe Skibinski/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

June 2020 was an eventful month for the NTT IndyCar Series, even though there was only one race on the schedule. With all the anticipation surrounding the 2020 IndyCar season after a three-month delay, plus all of the changes that had taken place over the offseason, there was more than enough to talk about. It …

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Josef Newgarden 2020 IndyCar Season Profile 

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Josef Newgarden before the 2020 Genesys 300. (Photo Credit: Joe Skibinski/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Coming into the 2020 IndyCar season as reigning champion, Josef Newgarden has proved time and again to be a formidable NTT IndyCar Series driver. But while his bad days are infrequent, they tend to be really bad—and Newgarden will have two races at one of his worst tracks to contend with this year. He’ll have …

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