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Will Power, Takuma Sato on Pole for Races at Gateway

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The NTT IndyCar Series take on another oval this weekend, this time at the World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway. Will Power won the provisional pole for Saturday’s (Aug. 29) Bommarito Automotive Group 500, while Takuma Sato took the top spot in the second race of the doubleheader on Sunday (Aug. 30). The lineups based …

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2020 Bommarito Auto Group Race 1 Preview: IndyCar at Gateway

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The field before the 2019 Bommarito Auto Group 500. (Photo Credit: Shawn Gritzmacher/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

The NTT IndyCar Series heads to Gateway this weekend for another doubleheader, starting with the 2020 Bommarito Automotive Group Race 1 on Saturday. Not only is it the first of two events but it’s also the first race on the calendar after the 2020 Indy 500 and the double points that went with it. So …

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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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Backmarker Blues: IndyCar Drivers Who Struggled At The 2020 Indy 500

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Zach Veach before the 2020 Indy 500. (Photo Credit: Joe Skibinski/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

The 2020 Indy 500 was a great race for Honda-powered NTT IndyCar Series entries like those of Takuma Sato and Scott Dixon. It was, however, a rough day for a lot of other drivers, nine of whom were knocked out of Borg-Warner Trophy contention via crashes. In this edition of Backmarker Blues, we take a …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Justin Allgaier Discusses Dover Win, Monster Weekend of Racing

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Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss a gigantic weekend of racing between NASCAR and IndyCar at Dover International Speedway and in the Indianapolis 500. Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick were victorious again, sweeping the weekend. Could both of these drivers win 10 races this season? Surely, both are all-but locked …

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2020 IndyCar Championship Contenders After Indianapolis 500

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Takuma Sato leads the 2020 Indianapolis 500 field. (Photo Credit: Walt Kuhn/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

The 2020 IndyCar championship has taken definite shape now that the Indianapolis 500 has taken place and awarded double points. Scott Dixon is still the favorite to take home the Astor Cup at this pivotal point in the season, but the extra points on offer Sunday (Aug. 23) mean that the rest of the standings …

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2020 Indianapolis 500: What We Learned From The 104th Indy 500

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Cars head to the grid before the 2020 Indy 500. (Photo Credit: Chris Owens/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

The 2020 Indianapolis 500 was not like any other Indy 500—and not just because NTT IndyCar Series fans weren’t in the stands at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Sunday’s (Aug. 23) racing wasn’t as exciting as it normally is during the Month of May. Takuma Sato snagged his second Indy 500 win but it came with controversy …

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Stock Car Scoop: Takuma Sato Takes Indy 500, Kevin Harvick Dominant at Dover

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Takuma Sato won the Indianapolis 500 Sunday (Aug. 23) to earn his second career victory in open-wheel’s biggest event. But the race itself became shrouded in controversy when a late wreck by Spencer Pigot caused the race to end under yellow. What did Sato think about it all? Find out in the latest edition of …

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Takuma Sato Wins 104th Running of Indianapolis 500

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Japanese driver Takuma Sato is the 2020 Indianapolis 500 champion after a late-race caution saw the 104th running of the event end under caution on Sunday afternoon (Aug. 23). Sato held off a hard charge from Scott Dixon prior to the final cation flag to claim his second win on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval. …

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2020 Indianapolis 500 Preview: IndyCar at Indianapolis

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The 2020 Indianapolis 500 will be very different from the usual Indy 500 for a variety of by now well-documented reasons, but NTT IndyCar Series fans will still have high expectations for the most important and prestigious race on the calendar. Held three months late and without any fans in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway grandstands, …

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