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Robert Wickens Continues Veteran Showing in IndyCar Grand Prix

Robert Wickens continued his impressive IndyCar rookie season Saturday (May 12) in Indianapolis. For the second time in 2018, Wickens started on the front row for a race. But unlike St. Petersburg, where he failed to finish the rookie made the most of his IndyCar Grand Prix appearance. Throughout the …

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5 Points to Ponder: Vets, Rookies & the Power of Twitter

ONE: Harvick’s Not the Champ Just Yet Four weeks into the new season and you’d be forgiven for thinking this is the Monster Energy NASCAR Harvick Cup, especially given dominance of the Stewart-Haas veteran who has won three straight following the season-opening Daytona 500. Making matters more concerning for the …

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Robert Wickens Tremendous in Debut, But Sebastien Bourdais Repeats at St. Petersburg

It was a heartbreaking finish to Robert Wickens’ fabulous IndyCar Series debut. Wickens, 28, made his first start with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports from the pole at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg and led 69 laps, but contact from Alexander Rossi following a restart on Lap 109 cost the Canadian …

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Mikhail Aleshin Having Immigration Issues UPDATE

On Thursday afternoon, Schmidt Peterson Motorsports announced that their regular driver, Mikhail Aleshin, is having immigration issues.  He is trying to get to Wisconsin for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series Kohler Grand Prix at Road America.  However, authorities are refusing to allow him into the United States.  As a result, …

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