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Couch Potato Tuesday: Stupidity Arises on the Radio, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Gets Too Much Focus

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Oh boy. As you know by now, stupidity has reared its head once again. The original plan was to talk about Saturday’s Chevrolet 275k broadcast on NBCSN and maybe touch upon Landon Cassill’s Monza Madness. Had Kyle Larson not done what he did, that portion of the article would have likely covered Allen Bestwick chipping …

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Sage Karam Wins IndyCar iRacing Challenge Series Opener at Watkins Glen

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Sage Karam took the lead from the start and never looked back in the IndyCar iRacing Challenge’s series opener at Watkins Glen International. The part-time Dreyer & Reinbold Racing driver started from the pole and only surrendered the lead to Team Penske driver Will Power during his two pit stops. “It was nerve-wracking for sure …

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Will Power Wins IndyCar Grand Prix of Portland

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The NTT IndyCar headed to the Pacific Northwest and Portland International Raceway for the penultimate event of the 2019 season, the Grand Prix of Portland, with Team Penske’s Will Power claiming the checkered flag. Teenage rookie Colton Herta started from the pole,  while a six-car pileup in the first turn on the opening lap quickly …

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Pace Laps: Matt DiBenedetto Crushed, While Tyler Reddick, Brett Moffitt Capitalize at Bristol

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Oh, What Might Have Been One slip-up. One simple mistake. When you’re racing with the big boys in NASCAR’s top division, that’s all it takes for a Cinderella slipper to smash into tiny little pieces. Matt DiBenedetto was on the verge of one of the sport’s great upset stories Saturday …

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Will Power Wins Rain-Shortened ABC Supply 500 at Pocono

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Will Power finally found victory lane in 2019 on Sunday, claiming his first win of the year in a rain-shortened ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway, extending his streak to 13 straight NTT IndyCar Series seasons with a victory. It was a much needed win for the 2018 Indianapolis 500 champion, who has struggled at …

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NTT IndyCar Series Preview: 2019 Tough Iowa 300

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The NTT IndyCar Series returns to Iowa Speedway Saturday (July 20) for what is always one of the toughest races of the year. Known for its lightning fast corners and soul-crushing G-Forces, this .875-mile bullring pushes some of the best drivers in the world to their absolute limit. Combine that with 100-plus degree temperatures that …

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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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The Frontstretch 5: Drivers Most Likely to Earn Pole Position for Indy 500

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1. Ed Jones Ed Jones turned the fastest lap Friday without the tow, meaning Jones had the fastest lap in qualifying trim with the added speed. Jones has a career-best start of fourth last season at Belle Isle in Detroit. He started fifth last weekend in the IndyCar Grand Prix of Indianapolis, which is his …

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Month of May Kicks off with IndyCar Grand Prix

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Finally. It’s been a long wait, but it’s finally May, which is synonymous with one thing: Indianapolis. While they’re not yet careening around the Brickyard at 230 mph, the NTT IndyCar Series is right at home preparing for one of the newest May traditions, the IndyCar Grand Prix. Now in its sixth year, the Grand …

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Colton Herta Wins at COTA: Youngest Winner in IndyCar History

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It was Felix Rosenqvist‘s turn at St. Petersburg to start the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series season. This week, it was Colton Herta‘s time to shine at Circuit of the Americas (COTA) except on this day, the fresh face finished off the effort in Victory Lane. The teenaged rookie continued to show his preseason speed was …

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