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Wayne Taylor Racing Defends Rolex 24 Victory, Sets Distance Record

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Mazda Team Joest may have had the fastest car for much of the race, but they were not perfect.  Neither was Wayne Taylor Racing.  They were able to come to the front during the overnight hours.  When the Mazdas began to fall off, the Konica Minolta-sponsored Cadillac pulled away.  When the clock struck 1:40 p.m., …

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Scott Dixon on the Ford GT, the 2019 Season & INDYCAR

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In the world of motorsports, Scott Dixon’s place as a legend is pretty much assured.  In 19 years split between CART and what is now the NTT IndyCar Series, Dixon has 46 career victories (including the 2008 Indianapolis 500) and five championships. Outside of open-wheel racing, Dixon has dabbled in sports car racing with a …

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Pace Laps: Denny Hamlin, Ross Chastain Pick Up Pocono Wins

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Denny Hamlin Wins Strategy Filled Race Pocono Raceway is known for a variety of different strategies. That’s exactly what we saw in Sunday’s Gander RV 400, with Denny Hamlin stretching the fuel tank to earn his third victory of 2019. Hamlin didn’t have the best car but was a definite …

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Alexander Rossi Dominates At Road America

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After finishing runner up in three of the last four races, Alexander Rossi finally broke through to again reach the top step of the podium. In a dominant performance, the young American driver ran away with the victory at the Rev Group Grand Prix at Road America on Sunday afternoon (June 23), closing the gap …

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NTT IndyCar Series Hits the High Banks of Texas Motor Speedway

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The NTT IndyCar Series takes to the high banks of Texas Motor Speedway this weekend for the DXC Technology 600, in what is often one of most intense, action packed events on the calendar. Characterized by frequent wheel-to-wheel racing–often at speeds over 215 mph–the 1.5 mile tri-oval has been a staple of the series since …

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Pace Laps: Kyle Busch Dominates Pocono, Cole Custer Wins Big and IndyCar Tackles Detroit

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Kyle Busch Pushes Past NASCAR Package Problems Experts can argue back and forth about Kyle Busch’s 200-plus wins in NASCAR’s top three series. Fans will debate its place in history for years to come. But there’s one part of Busch’s career we cannot debate: a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series …

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A Day After Crashing, Scott Dixon Wins Wild Detroit Grand Prix Dual 2

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After bad weather turned the first race of the 2019 Detroit Grand Prix doubleheader into an unpredictable affair on Saturday, few would have imagined an even greater number of dramatic moments would take place under sunny skies at Belle Isle on Sunday. But a lap 1 wreck involving Indy 500 champion Simon Pagenaud set the …

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Alexander Rossi Dominates at Long Beach, Defends Victory

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Since the Champ Car/Indy Racing League merger, repeat winners have simply not come to pass in Long Beach.  On Sunday, Alexander Rossi dominated the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, leading 80 of the 85 laps to defend his victory from 2018.  He is the first driver to repeat as champion in Long Beach since …

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