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Roger Penske’s First Indy 500 Hasn’t Been Going to Plan

Roger Penske at Indianapolis Motor Speedway 2020 (Photo: IndyCar Media)

Roger Penske (Photo by: Joe Skibinski, courtesy of IndyCar Media)

It’s safe to say that Roger Penske‘s first Indy 500 as owner of both IndyCar and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway hasn’t gone as planned. Between a global pandemic, a chopped purse, a fanless event, and his own team’s significant problems at the legendary track, things honestly seem like they couldn’t have gotten much worse. But …

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Frontstretch Podcast: Ross Chastain Focused on Present, Excited for Future, Texas 2-Step

Ross Chastain Martinsville 2019

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In this week’s edition of the Frontstretch Podcast, Dustin Albino and Mike Neff discuss an interesting race weekend at Texas Motor Speedway, which saw many drivers lose control of their cars in the traction compound as well as a dominating performance by Kevin Harvick. Denny Hamlin entered Texas 24 points above the cutline, but was one of the drivers to …

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