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2020 Indianapolis 500 Preview: IndyCar at Indianapolis

2020 Indianapolis 500

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The 2020 Indianapolis 500 will be very different from the usual Indy 500 for a variety of by now well-documented reasons, but NTT IndyCar Series fans will still have high expectations for the most important and prestigious race on the calendar. Held three months late and without any fans in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway grandstands, …

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Indy 500 2020 Qualifying Analysis: Fast 9

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Marco Andretti (Photo: Chris Owens, IndyCar Media)

With the NTT IndyCar Series Indy 500 rapidly approaching this weekend, we at Frontstretch are breaking down the starting grid row by row to analyze who has the best shot at winning the race and who will have a grueling 200 laps in front of them. Today, we’re wrapping up this series by looking at …

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Marco Andretti Tops Fast 9; Starting Spots 10th through 33rd Set for 2020 Indy 500

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The shots been fired and the first day of Indianapolis 500 qualifying is over for all but nine drivers who have made the field for the 104th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, Aug. 23. Marco Andretti, who posted the fastest time in today’s session, will be challenged by nine others on Sunday, Aug. …

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3 IndyCar Teams That Could Take A Chance on Helio Castroneves In 2021

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It’s hard to imagine Helio Castroneves without Team Penske. When the Brazilian driver signed on for the 2000 CART season, no one could guess that he would still be competing with Penske two decades later. But with 2020 being Castroneves’s last season with Penske and given his drive to compete in IndyCar again full time, …

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Scott Dixon Leads Second Day of Indianapolis 500 Practice

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Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon has speed at the Brickyard. The current NTT IndyCar Series points leader sat atop of the scoring pylon as the second day of Indianapolis 500 practice at Indianapolis Motor Speedway concluded. With under 20 minutes remaining in the six-and-a-half-hour session, the 2008 race champion took his No. 9 Honda straight …

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IndyCar Power Rankings: August 2020

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The 2020 IndyCar season is in full swing during August, as the sport now heads to its biggest stage. Due to the postponement of this month’s doubleheader at Mid-Ohio, the next race on the schedule is the 104th running of the Indianapolis 500. The Indy 500 will also be the halfway point of the season. …

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IndyCar August 2020 Preview: Make Or Break For The Astor Cup

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Simon Pagenaud on pit lane at Road America. (Photo Credit: Joe Skibinski/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

If NTT IndyCar Series fans thought July was crazy, August will be the most demanding month of the 2020 IndyCar season. Headlined by the delayed running of the Indy 500, this month is the last full month on the calendar, and the way the races are laid out makes it incredibly grueling. For the second …

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IndyCar July 2020 Review: Packed Schedule Pushes Teams To The Limit

2020 Iowa IndyCar 250s

Felix Rosenqvist on track at 2020 Iowa IndyCar 250s Race 2. (Photo Credit: Chris Owens/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

July 2020 was one of the busiest months in recent NTT IndyCar Series history. After a slow start with just one race in June, the league packed five races into July—including back-to-back doubleheader weekends and their much-talked about return to Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It all amounted to five events in 15 days. Fans knew that …

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Patricio O’Ward’s 2020 Season Proves IndyCar Is Where He Belongs

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Patricio O’Ward has found a home with Arrow McLaren SP in 2020, and he’s found his calling in the NTT IndyCar Series. O’Ward has had a tough time finding a race team to settle down with. Whether he’s been behind the wheel in American open-wheel paddocks or on track to Formula One, the Mexican driver …

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Will Power’s 2020 IndyCar Season Off To Challenging Start, But Not Lost

Will Power

(Photo Credit: Chris Jones/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

Will Power‘s start to the 2020 IndyCar season has been less than ideal. If it’s not a problem in the pits, it’s a crash on track that puts him out of contention for what had been shaping up to be a solid race. It begs the question: what on earth has been going on with …

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