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Foyt Racing Notes: Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix

CARLOS MUNOZ (#14) ON:   Phoenix International Raceway: “Phoenix is a nice track. It is really [track] positon dependent, so hopefully the Chevy package will be competitive there and the team as well.” On the Open Test: “The Phoenix Open Test was our first day working together as a team with the Chevy aero kit […]

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Barber Motorsports Park – Verizon IndyCar Series practice one results

Here are the results of the first IndyCar practice of the weekend. Bruce will be have more notes soon. RANK DRIVER GAP LAPS TURNED 1 Simon Pagenaud —— 21 2 Josef Newgarden 0.0718 14 3 Will Power 0.1082 17 4 Helio Castroneves 0.3008 15 5 Alexander Rossi 0.3456 15 6 Ryan Hunter-Reay 0.4491 10 7...

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Grand Prix Renews Partnership with City of Windsor for 2017

CITY OF WINDSOR AND CHEVROLET DETROIT GRAND PRIX PRESENTED BY LEAR ANNOUNCE RENEWED PARTNERSHIP AND 2017 CANADIAN TICKET PACKAGE  WINDSOR, Ontario, Canada. (April 11, 2017) – Building on a partnership that showcases a unique “two-nation destination,” the City of Windsor and the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear proudly announced their renewed partnership for […]

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TOP TEN FINISH FOR SPENCER PIGOT IN HIS FIRST TOYOTA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH JR Hildebrand Finishes 11th Despite Final-Lap Contact; Suffers Broken Bone In Left Hand LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 9, 2017) – Race Notes  Though neither had driven on Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach circuit in years, both Spencer Pigot and […]

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Team Penske Verizon IndyCar Series Race Report – Long Beach

Team Penske Verizon IndyCar Series Race Report Track: Streets of Long Beach Race: Grand Prix of Long Beach Date: April 9, 2017   No. 1 Menards Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet – Simon Pagenaud Start:  21st Finish: 5th Status: Running Laps Completed: 85/85 Laps Led: 0 Points Position: 3rd (-22 pts.) Recap: Simon Pagenaud began his march […]

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A.J. Foyt Racing – Race Report: Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Carlos Munoz recorded his first top-10 finish for the ABC Supply team with his seventh place finish in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Sundayafternoon on the 1.968-mile temporary street circuit in the port city. Munoz, who started 14th in the No. 14 ABC Supply Chevrolet, moved into the top […]

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CHEVY INDYCAR AT LONG BEACH: Newgarden on Podium for Chevy at Long Beach

CHEVROLET RACING IN THE VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES TOYOTA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH STREETS LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA POST RACE RECAP APRIL 9, 2017  Josef Newgarden Puts Chevrolet on Podium at Long Beach LONG BEACH, Calif – (April 9, 2017) – Josef Newgarden, in just his second race as a member of Team Penske, finished third […]

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Hinchcliffe, Honda claim Long Beach Victory

The “Mayor of Hinchtown” Masters Long Beach James Hinchcliffe, Honda, win the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Sebastien Bourdais follows up St. Petersburg victory with runner-up finish at Long Beach Honda drivers lead all 85 laps, claim four of the top six finishing positions LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 9, 2017) – Returning to Southern […]

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Rahal Suffered a Punctured Tire in the Final Stage of the Toyota GP of Long Beach and Finished 10th

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Verizon IndyCar Series NOTES/QUOTES – Sunday, April 9, 2017  PENNGRADE DRIVER RAHAL SUFFERED A PUNCTURED TIRE IN THE FINAL STAGE OF THE TOYOTA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH AND FINISHED 10TH GRAHAM RAHAL, No. 15 PennGrade Motor Oil Dallara/Honda/Firestone:  “We got a good start and […]

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Race Report: Verizon IndyCar Series

What started as a promising day for the Andretti Autosport team ended in disappointment on the streets of Long Beach. Teammates Ryan Hunter-Reay and Alexander Rossi both ran consistently in the top three after starting third and fifth, respectively. The duo’s pace put them on track for a pair of podium finishes before mechanical issues […]

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