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2020 Bommarito Auto Group Race 1 Preview: IndyCar at Gateway

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The field before the 2019 Bommarito Auto Group 500. (Photo Credit: Shawn Gritzmacher/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

The NTT IndyCar Series heads to Gateway this weekend for another doubleheader, starting with the 2020 Bommarito Automotive Group Race 1 on Saturday. Not only is it the first of two events but it’s also the first race on the calendar after the 2020 Indy 500 and the double points that went with it. So …

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Takuma Sato Wins 104th Running of Indianapolis 500

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(Photo: Chris Owens/IndyCar Media)

Japanese driver Takuma Sato is the 2020 Indianapolis 500 champion after a late-race caution saw the 104th running of the event end under caution on Sunday afternoon (Aug. 23). Sato held off a hard charge from Scott Dixon prior to the final cation flag to claim his second win on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval. …

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Indy 500 2020 Qualifying Analysis: Rows 8 to 11

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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 starting out by looking at the last …

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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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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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Tony Kanaan Will Compete in Tony Stewart & Ray Evernham’s SRX

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Tony Kanaan at the 2019 Firestone Grand Prix of Montery. (Photo Credit: Joe Skibinski/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

NTT IndyCar Series veteran Tony Kanaan will race in the Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) next year, he announced Wednesday (July 22). Kanaan, who is currently in his final NTT IndyCar Series season, is the second confirmed driver to compete in the summer series. The 2004 IndyCar champion has 16 victories and 72 podiums throughout his …

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IndyCar Iowa 250 Race 2 Recap: Josef Newgarden Dominates from Pole

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(Photo: Joe Skibinksi/IndyCar.

For the second time in 24 hours, the stars and cars of the NTT IndyCar Series were under the lights at Iowa Speedway Saturday night (July 18). But while Simon Pagenaud went from last to first the night prior, it was his teammate who emerged victorious in round two. Josef Newgarden started the race from …

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IndyCar Iowa 250 Race 1 Recap: Simon Pagenaud Secures A Worst-to-First Win

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While the Iowa 250 may take place on the shortest track of the NTT IndyCar Series schedule, the first race of the weekend at the 7/8th-mile oval certainly wasn’t short on action. Two big crashes changed the complexion of the race, enabling Simon Pagenaud – the Team Penske driver who failed to qualify and thus …

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Tony Kanaan Ready for Big Weekend at Iowa IndyCar 250s

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Tony Kanaan at the 2019 Firestone Grand Prix of Montery. (Photo Credit: Joe Skibinski/Courtesy of IndyCar.)

It’s been over a month since Tony Kanaan last competed in an NTT IndyCar Series race, but the 23-year veteran returns to action for the Iowa IndyCar 250s at one of his most successful tracks—and it will be a very busy weekend for him. Kanaan will drive AJ Foyt Racing’s No. 14 entry in this …

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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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