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Open Wheel Wednesday: The “Surprise” Champion, Stellar Seasons & More

Scott Dixon celebrates his race win and championship title at Sonoma (credit: IndyCar)

Huston Ladner  : So where does anyone want to begin? Matt Stallknecht : Man…where to even start Toni Montgomery : Am I the only one who made the mistake of pretty much forgetting all about Scott Dixon? Matt: I completely forgot about him Toni: And then wondering where the hell …

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Pace Laps: Missing Expectations, Flying Fists, and Surprise Contenders

Sprint Cup: Oh, What Might Have Been… Watkins Glen is sold every year as the last regular season “wild card” race, the last place an underdog can work his way into the Chase under the right circumstances. There were high hopes entering the weekend for defending winner AJ Allmendinger, Tony …

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IndyCar Recap: Bourdais Makes His Mark at the Mile

The ABC Supply Co. Inc. Wisconsin 250 In a Nutshell: For much of the race on the flat one-mile track, two-time race-winner Josef Newgardend looked to be running away to victory.  Though Ryan Briscoe posed a serious challenge, a terrible pit stop pushed him back in the field and Newgarden …

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Open Wheel Wednesday: Wrapping Up IndyCar’s Last Month

Toni Montgomery: Can we have a quick refresh–what races have they run since our last chat? Toronto and Texas.  Did we chat after Detroit last?  Wait–it was before Indy, wasn’t it? OK–that helps–got my bearings. Huston Ladner: I thought we hit upon Indy, but perhaps not.  I’d say go with …

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Open Wheel Wednesday: Checking in at Halfway

With the conclusion of the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit this past weekend, the IndyCar series has reached its season midpoint.  That’s right, the season is already half over, which is both surprising and not.  Consider that Formula 1 started a couple weeks prior to IndyCar and that they’re only one-third …

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Open Wheel Wednesday: Roundtable Discussion of the Goings-On at Indy

Matt Stallknecht: Can I just say how excited I am to be going to Indy this weekend?! Huston Ladner: I hope you’re going as a paramedic, looks like you might have work Toni Montgomery: I’d be excited though too Aaron Bearden: I’m happy for you! If things don’t get worked …

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