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NTT IndyCar Series Title on the Line at Laguna Seca


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Four drivers have a shot at winning the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series Championship this weekend at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. With double points on the line, nearly anything can happen in what’s been a wild season to date. Who are YOU with? 🤔#FirestoneGP // #INDYCAR — NTT INDYCAR SERIES (@IndyCar) September 21, 2019   …

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5 Points to Ponder: Playoff Points Payoff

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Bonus Points Heading into the 2018 iteration of the playoffs, Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick had a whopping 50 bonus points apiece while Martin Truex Jr. had a healthy 35 points in third place. Brad Keselowski was a distant fourth (19 points), with Clint Bowyer (15), Kurt Busch (14) and Joey Logano (14) further back. …

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Alexander Rossi Facing Must-Win Scenario as NTT IndyCar Series Hits Portland

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Alexander Rossi has some catching up to do. After spending most of the year trying to track down points leader Josef Newgarden, the Andretti Autosport driver suddenly finds himself third in the standings behind another Team Penske pilot, Simon Pagenaud. With just two rounds left on the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series calendar, the 2016 Indianapolis …

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Takuma Sato Gets Redemption in Wild Bommarito Automotive Group 500


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Wild would be an underwhelming way to describe Saturday night’s (Aug. 24) Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at World Wide Technology Raceway. In a race that had everything; a photo finish, a surprise winner, and championship drama, Takuma Sato came away with the victory, redeeming himself from last week’s controversy created by his first lap wreck …

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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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Pace Laps: Matt DiBenedetto Crushed, While Tyler Reddick, Brett Moffitt Capitalize at Bristol


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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Oh, What Might Have Been One slip-up. One simple mistake. When you’re racing with the big boys in NASCAR’s top division, that’s all it takes for a Cinderella slipper to smash into tiny little pieces. Matt DiBenedetto was on the verge of one of the sport’s great upset stories Saturday …

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Team Penske, Discount Tire Extend Partnership


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Team Penske has extended its relationship with Discount Tire for multiple years, the team announced Wednesday morning (August 7). Discount Tire will sponsor Brad Keselowski‘s No. 2 Ford Mustang in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series for 15 races under the new deal, up from 10 races currently, including the Daytona 500 and the Brickyard …

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Pace Laps: Denny Hamlin, Ross Chastain Pick Up Pocono Wins


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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Denny Hamlin Wins Strategy Filled Race Pocono Raceway is known for a variety of different strategies. That’s exactly what we saw in Sunday’s Gander RV 400, with Denny Hamlin stretching the fuel tank to earn his third victory of 2019. Hamlin didn’t have the best car but was a definite …

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IndyCar Preview: Title Race Heats Up at Mid-Ohio


After giving away points at Mid-Ohio, Josef Newgarden needs a solid run at Pocono (Photo: IndyCar Media)

Suddenly, there are just five rounds remaining in the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series season, and that’s bad news for anyone not named Josef Newgarden. After running away with a late-night win at Iowa Speedway last weekend, the Team Penske driver holds a 29-point advantage over Alexander Rossi, who now has only a handful of opportunities …

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Pace Laps: NASCAR Veterans Head In 2 Directions, Christopher Bell Dominates Xfinity at Loudon

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Two Veterans Headed In Opposite Directions Kevin Harvick and Jimmie Johnson were born less than three months apart. Their Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series careers started within one year of each other, 2001 and 2002, as the California natives rose up and won in their first years on tour. Multiple …

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