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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 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: What We Learned From IndyCar At Indianapolis

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(Photo: Joe Skibinski/IndyCar Media)

The 2020 GMR Grand Prix was the NTT IndyCar Series’ first road course in the 2020 IndyCar season, and the race itself had a few twists and turns. Saturday’s (July 4) event saw Scott Dixon make some career history by taking the checkered flag by a 20-second margin, breaking a Team Penske streak in the …

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

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(Photo: Chris Owens/IndyCar Media)

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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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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2020 GMR Grand Prix Preview: IndyCar at Indianapolis Road Course

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The start of the 2019 IndyCar Grand Prix. (Photo Credit: Chris Owens/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

The 2020 GMR Grand Prix brings the NTT IndyCar Series back to its home on the holiday weekend. The race that was formerly known as the IndyCar Grand Prix kicks off an incredibly busy month for IndyCar, and is the only event in July that’s not part of a doubleheader. That doesn’t mean there won’t …

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Entry List: 2020 GMR Grand Prix

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NTT IndyCar Series drivers will be back at the track this weekend for the first time since early June for the GMR Grand Prix. Following the season opener at Texas Motor Speedway, teams had almost a month off before the open-wheel series’ return at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Although the Indy 500 was pushed …

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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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Simon Pagenaud 2020 IndyCar Season Profile

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(Photo: Chris Owens/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Simon Pagenaud is riding high so far in the 2020 IndyCar season with a 2nd place at Texas Motor Speedway already under his belt. Pagenaud hasn’t always been Team Penske’s most impressive driver, but he has proved himself with a championship in 2016 and his 2019 Indy 500 win. What will the latest NTT IndyCar …

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