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Carlin IndyCar Team to Watch With Conor Daly, Felipe Nasr Additions

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Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images. Courtesy of INDYCAR.

Carlin created a stir Tuesday when the team confirmed its 2020 NTT IndyCar Series driver lineup: Max Chilton will return in the No. 59 Gallagher Carlin Chevrolet on road and street courses and the Indianapolis 500, while Conor Daly takes the wheel for the remaining oval races. Meanwhile, Felipe Nasr is set to make his …

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Conor Daly Joining Ed Carpenter Racing on IndyCar Road, Street Courses

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Conor Daly has joined Ed Carpenter Racing on road and street courses in the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season, the team announced Monday (Dec. 9). Daly will run the No. 20 U.S. Air Force Chevrolet, while owner Ed Carpenter will pilot the ovals. In addition, Daly will enter the Indianapolis 500 in a third team …

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NASCAR 101: Who Didn’t Return to NASCAR in 2019?

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In what’s become an annual segment on NASCAR 101 (wait, this is year five? Time is a flat circle), this week takes a look at the drivers who didn’t return to NASCAR in 2019. Now, that phrase sounds a bit more absolute than it actually ends up being. Each year, we discuss the drivers from NASCAR’s …

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Marcus Ericsson Set for Formula 1 Return; Conor Daly Filling in at Portland

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Marcus Ericsson will not compete at Portland this weekend with the NTT IndyCar Series. Instead, he’ll be in Belgium with Formula 1 for the Belgium Grand Prix. Per RACER, Ericsson will drive the Alfa Romeo entry this weekend at Spa, making his first F1 start since the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in 2018. Conor Daly …

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INDYCAR Preview: Control of the NTT IndyCar Series Championship On The Line in St. Louis

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The first-lap incident during the NTT IndyCar Series’ visit to Pocono Raceway last weekend caused a lot of controversy, but regardless of who was at fault, the five-car pileup completely changed the complexion of the season-long championship fight. Alexander Rossi, by virtue of his 18th-place finish at the Tricky Triangle, lost significant ground to Josef …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Conor Daly Previews Indianapolis 500, All-Star Shenanigans

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In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss a great Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race, where Kyle Larson snapped a long losing streak, even if in an exhibition race. The win was big for the No. 42 team, but so was the fifth-place effort for Bubba Wallace and the No. 43 team after …

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Indianapolis 500: Conor Daly Paces 4th Practice, Kyle Kaiser Crash Puts Team in Bind

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Conor Daly at the 2019 Indy 500 practice (Photo: Matt Fraver/IndyCar Media)

As time ticks away, drivers are looking to knock off every second possible for the Indianapolis 500. On Friday (May 17), a driver reached 230+ mph for the first time all week during the race’s fourth practice session, with one driver reaching 231 mph. Conor Daly turned the fastest lap during the session and fastest …

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Pace Laps: Joe Gibbs Racing Captures Bristol Sweep, While IndyCar Hits Barber

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Bristol Brings Missed Opportunity Kyle Busch has been dominating every facet of the 2019 NASCAR season. But Sunday’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway wasn’t supposed to be his moment. Busch’s car was a shell of itself less than three laps into the race, the victim of contact from Ricky Stenhouse …

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