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Backmarker Blues: IndyCar Drivers Who Struggled at the 2020 REV Group Grand Prix

REV Group Grand Prix

REV Group Grand Prix

The NTT IndyCar Series’s 2020 REV Group Grand Prix weekend (July 11-12) seemed to have been designed for the Chip Ganassi Racing team. Some other organizations, though, caught the bad luck bug. In this edition of Backmarker Blues, we take a look at the IndyCar drivers who had a chronically difficult weekend at Road America—and …

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2020 REV Group Grand Prix: What We Learned From IndyCar At Road America

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2020 REV Group Grand Prix

The 2020 REV Group Grand Prix at Road America was the NTT IndyCar Series’ first doubleheader of the 2020 IndyCar season. Saturday and Sunday (July 11 and 12) were when, in a sense, all heck broke loose for America’s open-wheel series. After two relatively normal races, this weekend was anything but normal. There was yet …

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2020 REV Group Grand Prix Race 2 Recap: Felix Rosenqvist Earns 1st IndyCar Win

2020 REV Group Grand Prix

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Sunday (July 12)’s 2020 REV Group Grand Prix kicked off with a chaotic start and ended with an unpredictable finish. No. 10 Chip Ganassi Racing driver Felix Rosenqvist secured his first NTT IndyCar Series win after two previous second places, making the final, dicey pass for the lead with fewer than two laps to go. …

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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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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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2020 GMR Grand Prix Recap: Scott Dixon Remains Undefeated in the IndyCar Series

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The NTT IndyCar season’s second race of the year, the GMR Grand Prix, took place on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. It was a weekend of firsts; the first time the Grand Prix took place outside of the Month of May in ages, the first NASCAR-IndyCar doubleheader, the first time IndyCar raced on the …

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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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Ryan Hunter-Reay 2020 IndyCar Season Preview

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Ryan Hunter-Reay pits during the 2020 Genesys 300. (Photo Credit: Chris Jones/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Ryan Hunter-Reay is one of the pillars of the NTT IndyCar Series. The 2020 IndyCar season is his 14th campaign in America’s open-wheel series, and he’s already got an IndyCar championship and Indy 500 win on his resume. He’s the most experienced driver at Andretti Autosport, leading a very talented team. Could this be the …

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Marco Andretti 2020 IndyCar Season Preview

Marco Andretti

(Photo: Joe Skibinski/IndyCar Media)

Marco Andretti enters his 16th season of NTT IndyCar Series competition in 2020, searching for his first victory since 2011. The third-generation racer, son of Michael and grandson of Mario, started his 2020 IndyCar season off with a 14th-place finish at Texas Motor Speedway. 2020 Team No. 98 Andretti Herta Autosport with Marco Andretti & …

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2020 Genesys 300 Recap: Scott Dixon Dominates 2020 IndyCar Season Opener

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(Photo: Chris Owens/IndyCar Media)

The NTT IndyCar Series had the first event of its pandemic-postponed season with the 2020 Genesys 300, and it was a difficult debut. Despite there being only one viable racing lane and two yellow flags, No. 9 Chip Ganassi driver Scott Dixon dominated the race and secured an easy victory—his second in three years at …

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