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2020 REV Group Grand Prix: What We Learned From IndyCar At Road America

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2020 REV Group Grand Prix

The 2020 REV Group Grand Prix at Road America was the NTT IndyCar Series’ first doubleheader of the 2020 IndyCar season. Saturday and Sunday (July 11 and 12) were when, in a sense, all heck broke loose for America’s open-wheel series. After two relatively normal races, this weekend was anything but normal. There was yet …

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2020 REV Group Grand Prix Race 2 Recap: Felix Rosenqvist Earns 1st IndyCar Win

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Sunday (July 12)’s 2020 REV Group Grand Prix kicked off with a chaotic start and ended with an unpredictable finish. No. 10 Chip Ganassi Racing driver Felix Rosenqvist secured his first NTT IndyCar Series win after two previous second places, making the final, dicey pass for the lead with fewer than two laps to go. …

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2020 REV Group Grand Prix Race 1 Recap: Scott Dixon Defends His Lead

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The 2020 Rev Group Grand Prix at Road America kicked off on Saturday (July 11) with an exciting first lap for the NTT IndyCar Series, and culminated in a familiar sight: the No. 9 of Scott Dixon crossing the finish line first. An early pit stop and several late-race yellow flags played right into his …

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Backmarker Blues: IndyCar Drivers Who Struggled At 2020 GMR Grand Prix

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Oliver Askew on pit lane prior to the 2020 GMR Grand Prix. (Photo Credit: Chris Owens/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

While one NTT IndyCar Series driver was clearly ahead of the field in Saturday (July 4)’s 2020 GMR Grand Prix, others had a far more difficult time. In the first edition of Backmarker Blues, we take a look back at which IndyCar drivers had the biggest obstacles to overcome in the 80-lap race at Indianapolis …

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IndyCar Power Rankings: July 2020

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Simon Pagenaud at the 2020 GMR Grand Prix. (Photo Credit: Joe Skibinski/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

The 2020 IndyCar season is in full swing in July 2020. With two races in the books and four more scheduled by the end of the month. NTT IndyCar Series teams are already developing into contenders—or not. After two busy races, which teams are the front-runners for the Astor Cup, and which ones still need …

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2020 GMR Grand Prix Recap: Scott Dixon Remains Undefeated in the IndyCar Series

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The NTT IndyCar season’s second race of the year, the GMR Grand Prix, took place on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. It was a weekend of firsts; the first time the Grand Prix took place outside of the Month of May in ages, the first NASCAR-IndyCar doubleheader, the first time IndyCar raced on the …

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Alex Palou 2020 IndyCar Season Profile

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Alex Palou. (Photo by Chris Jones/Getty Images.)

Rookie Alex Palou is going to have a very tough time getting acclimated to the NTT IndyCar Series. A Spanish native who spent last year competing in Japan, Palou had only climbed behind the wheel of an IndyCar once before his 2020 IndyCar season debut at Texas Motor Speedway—and never raced before on an oval. …

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Santino Ferrucci 2020 IndyCar Season Profile

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AUSTIN, TEXAS - FEBRUARY 12: Santino Ferrucci, driver of the #18 SealMaster Honda, driives during NTT Indycar Series testing at Circuit of The Americas on February 12, 2020 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

While he may not have ended his first NTT IndyCar season as overall Rookie of the Year, Santino Ferrucci certainly drew a lot of attention from fans and media around the world—some of it good, some of it bad. Here, we examine the stats to see if we can expect Ferrucci to fall into a …

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2020 Genesys 300 Recap: Scott Dixon Dominates 2020 IndyCar Season Opener

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The NTT IndyCar Series had the first event of its pandemic-postponed season with the 2020 Genesys 300, and it was a difficult debut. Despite there being only one viable racing lane and two yellow flags, No. 9 Chip Ganassi driver Scott Dixon dominated the race and secured an easy victory—his second in three years at …

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IndyCar Power Rankings: June 2020

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AUSTIN, TEXAS - FEBRUARY 11: A detail view of the Aeroscreen on the car of Will Power, driver of the #12 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet, at Circuit of The Americas on February 11, 2020 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Although the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series schedule looks different this year, the desire to win is still present in every team. Perhaps they’ll drive for another purpose as well—to bring a sense of normalcy to a world in disarray and turmoil. In this new normal, who will be the toughest competitors with the best chance …

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