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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 2 Recap: Colton Herta Avoids Chaos to Win

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The second race of the Honda Indy 200 weekend was a far more chaotic event than the first. A rainstorm earlier in the day left damp grass lining the track, meaning that any driver to drop a tire would go for a ride into the gravel. Despite that, Colton Herta maintained the lead from pole …

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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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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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5 Points to Ponder: The Business End of the Season

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1. Let’s Get Down to Business Now that the most unusual NASCAR regular season has been mercifully consigned to the history books, it’s time to get down to the serious business of crowning a 2020 champion. This will be the seventh time, under the final four format, that the title will be awarded as a …

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2020 Bommarito Automotive Group 500: What We Learned From IndyCar At Gateway

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The Bommarito Automotive Group 500 is normally a hectic NTT IndyCar Series event, but it was doubly so when the series split it into a doubleheader this past weekend (Aug. 29 and 30). Turning one race into two 200-lap missions on consecutive days brought out the best in some IndyCar contenders and the worst in …

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Scott Dixon Earns 50th Career Win with Gateway Victory

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Scott Dixon officially scored his 50th win and 50% of all races in the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series after his victory at the first race of the Bommarito Auto Group doubleheader weekend at Worldwide Technology Raceway at Gateway on Saturday (Aug. 29). While nothing can exactly make up for another Indy 500 loss, Dixon can at …

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2-Headed Monster: After Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 Finish, Should a Race End Naturally Under Caution?

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The Indianapolis 500 has always been a race that gets people talking. Whether it’s a late race pass, a crash or exciting action there may not be better “water cooler” talk than the buzz that follows the Indianapolis 500. Sunday’s (Aug. 23) 104th running of the event was one of the more unique events in …

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