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IndyCar Power Rankings: August 2020

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The 2020 IndyCar season is in full swing during August, as the sport now heads to its biggest stage. Due to the postponement of this month’s doubleheader at Mid-Ohio, the next race on the schedule is the 104th running of the Indianapolis 500. The Indy 500 will also be the halfway point of the season. …

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Conor Daly Rejoining Carlin Has Enabled IndyCar Team, Driver To Thrive

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Conor Daly and Josef Newgarden win the NTT P1 Awards for the Iowa INDYCAR 250s Race 1 and 2 at Iowa Speedway Friday, July 17, 2020 (Photo by: Joe Skibinski, courtesy of IndyCar)

Carlin has a storied history throughout all levels of motorsport, and it seems like it just took signing Conor Daly for the IndyCar team to start finding its footing. Ever since it entered its first series in 1997, Carlin has been associated with victory. The team has been a go-to for successful Formula 1 drivers …

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IndyCar Iowa 250 Race 1 Recap: Simon Pagenaud Secures A Worst-to-First Win

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While the Iowa 250 may take place on the shortest track of the NTT IndyCar Series schedule, the first race of the weekend at the 7/8th-mile oval certainly wasn’t short on action. Two big crashes changed the complexion of the race, enabling Simon Pagenaud – the Team Penske driver who failed to qualify and thus …

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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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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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Charlie Kimball 2020 IndyCar Season Preview

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Charlie Kimball in practice for the 2020 Genesys 300. (Photo Credit: Chris Owens/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Charlie Kimball made a number of changes going into his tenth NTT IndyCar Series season. So far, that seems to have worked in his favor, as Kimball had a very strong drive in the season opener at Texas Motor Speedway. Will shaking up almost everything enable Kimball to be a contender in the 2020 IndyCar …

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2020 Genesys 300: What We Learned From IndyCar At Texas

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Scott Dixon on track during the 2020 Genesys 300. (Photo Credit: Joe Skibinski/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

The 2020 Genesys 300 proved that the NTT IndyCar Series hasn’t missed a beat. Despite the series starting almost three months later, Saturday’s (June 6) event at Texas Motor Speedway was full of the excitement, adrenaline, and WTF moments that fans have come to expect. While Scott Dixon easily drove to his third Texas victory, …

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

(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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Max Chilton Returning to Carlin, Charlie Kimball Running Part-Time

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NTT IndyCar Series team Carlin announced on Monday (Jan. 21) that Max Chilton will return to the team in 2019 after a successful freshman season with the organization. Chilton will pilot the No. 59 Chevrolet with returning sponsor Gallagher on board; the sponsor has partnered with Chilton in all 50 of his NTT IndyCar Series …

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