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2020 Indianapolis 500 Gives Marco Andretti A Chance For Change

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The 2020 Indianapolis 500 could be a game-changer for Marco Andretti—not only because it would secure him a place in NTT IndyCar Series history, but because a strong performance at Indianapolis Motor Speedway could be the catalyst to re-energize his 2020 IndyCar season. Andretti has finished on the Indy 500 podium four times in 14 …

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Indy 500 2020 Qualifying Analysis: Fast 9

Marco Andretti (Photo: Chris Owens, IndyCar Media)

With the NTT IndyCar Series Indy 500 rapidly approaching this weekend, we at Frontstretch are breaking down the starting grid row by row to analyze who has the best shot at winning the race and who will have a grueling 200 laps in front of them. Today, we’re wrapping up this series by looking at …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Daytona Road Course Disappoints, William Byron Talks Racing on the Bubble

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Subscribe: iTunes In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss NASCAR’s inaugural weekend on the Daytona International Speedway road course. How did the duo think the racing played out, and should NASCAR return? Chase Elliott scored the victory, his third consecutive win on a road course. Meanwhile, Jimmie Johnson had a solid day, though …

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5 Points to Ponder: The Best Race in Motorsports

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The Greatest Spectacle in Racing At long last this weekend, and for the first time ever not during the month of May, it’s the Indy 500 — the Greatest Spectacle in Racing. It’s a nickname that is more than well-earned for a race which to me is easily the most mesmeric in all of motorsports, …

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Stock Car Scoop: Chase Elliott wins at Daytona Road Course

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Chase Elliott won his third consecutive road course race as he took the checkered flag first Sunday (Aug. 16) at Daytona International Speedway. What did Elliott have to say after his second Cup victory of 2020? Take a sneak peek into his post-race presser on this edition of Frontstretch.com’s Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch’s newest podcast focused …

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Marco Andretti Scores Indianapolis 500 Pole, First for Andrettis Since 1987

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For the first time in 33 years, an Andretti will lead the Indianapolis 500 field to the green flag from the front row. Marco Andretti paced the field in the final qualifying session for the 2020 Indy 500 Aug. 16 to win the pole for next Sunday’s race. Andretti sported a four-lap average of 231.068 …

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Marco Andretti Tops Fast 9; Starting Spots 10th through 33rd Set for 2020 Indy 500

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The shots been fired and the first day of Indianapolis 500 qualifying is over for all but nine drivers who have made the field for the 104th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, Aug. 23. Marco Andretti, who posted the fastest time in today’s session, will be challenged by nine others on Sunday, Aug. …

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Marco Andretti Fastest In Third Day of Indianapolis 500 Practice

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The Andretti family curse at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has entered its fifth decade. 1969 was the last and time a member of America’s most legendary racing family was award the spoils of victory as the champion of the Indianapolis 500, but one man is poised to change that, and he’s off to a fast …

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3 IndyCar Teams That Could Take A Chance on Helio Castroneves In 2021

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It’s hard to imagine Helio Castroneves without Team Penske. When the Brazilian driver signed on for the 2000 CART season, no one could guess that he would still be competing with Penske two decades later. But with 2020 being Castroneves’s last season with Penske and given his drive to compete in IndyCar again full time, …

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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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