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2020 Bommarito Auto Group Race 1 Preview: IndyCar at Gateway

2020 Bommarito Auto Group

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 …

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2020 IndyCar Championship Contenders After Indianapolis 500

2020 Indianapolis 500

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 …

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IndyCar July 2020 Review: Packed Schedule Pushes Teams To The Limit

2020 Iowa IndyCar 250s

July 2020 was one of the busiest months in recent NTT IndyCar Series history. After a slow start with just one race in June, the league packed five races into July—including back-to-back doubleheader weekends and their much-talked about return to Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It all amounted to five events in …

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Patricio O’Ward’s 2020 Season Proves IndyCar Is Where He Belongs

Patricio O’Ward has found a home with Arrow McLaren SP in 2020, and he’s found his calling in the NTT IndyCar Series. O’Ward has had a tough time finding a race team to settle down with. Whether he’s been behind the wheel in American open-wheel paddocks or on track to …

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

Conor Daly

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 …

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Will Power’s 2020 IndyCar Season Off To Challenging Start, But Not Lost

Will Power

Will Power‘s start to the 2020 IndyCar season has been less than ideal. If it’s not a problem in the pits, it’s a crash on track that puts him out of contention for what had been shaping up to be a solid race. It begs the question: what on earth …

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Backmarker Blues: What’s Wrong With All These IndyCar Pit Stops?

IndyCar

The NTT IndyCar Series has a pit stop problem. Teams across the board have struggled to complete a successful stop during the 2020 IndyCar season, sometimes with disastrous consequences. In this week’s Backmarker Blues, we take a look at the plague of botched IndyCar pit stops—what might be causing them …

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