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Qualifying Report: Verizon IndyCar Series

VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES KOHLER GRAND PRIX QUALIFYING REPORT 06.24.17 No. 27 #CheckIt4Andretti HONDA STARTING POSITION: 8 Posted his top qualifying speed at 1:42.8614, earning his season-best qualifying performance “Today, we were coming off a good test. We sort of just kept it going. I’m actually disappointed we didn’t make the (Firestone) Fast Six, but that’s...

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KOHLER Grand Prix at Road America – Friday – IndyCar practice notes and results

BY BRUCE MARTIN @BruceMartin_500   ELKHART LAKE, Wisconsin – Alexander Rossi of Andretti Autosport had the fastest speed of Friday’s first practice sessions for Sunday’s Kohler Grand Prix. The session ended with about 3:40 left because of a crash by Ryan Hunter-Reay in Turn 14.   After each driver completed their installation laps, it was...

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Race Report: Verizon IndyCar Series

VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES RAINGUARD WATER SEALERS 600 RACE REPORT 06.10.17 The Rainguard 600 at Texas Motor Speedway proved to be a wild night in the west as the field of 22 was whittled down to nine cars running at the finish, and just six of those competitors on the lead lap. After five straight weekends...

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Opening Day Report: Verizon IndyCar Series

Opening Day Report: Verizon IndyCar Series No. 27 UNITED FIBER & DATA HONDA Finished Opening Day at the top of the charts with a speed of 226.338 mph We were sort of trying to check the bigger setup item boxes today, the ones that took — the changes that take long. That’s why we were...

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Rossi Brings Indy 500 Winner’s Tour to Wrigley Field

Rossi Brings Indy 500 Winner’s Tour to Wrigley Field INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, May 4, 2017 – A day after receiving his Indianapolis 500 winner’s ring at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Alexander Rossi celebrated by visiting a team of champions at another iconic venue. Rossi, winner of the 100th Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil last […]

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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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Verizon IndyCar Series open test at Barber Motorsports Park – morning lap times and visor-cam from Alexander Rossi

Here is the morning’s time-sheet from testing at Barber Motorsports Park. Cars are back on track at 3pm (Eastern) and will run until 6pm. RANK CAR NO. DRIVER BEST LAP GAP TO BEST LAP 1 26 Takuma Sato 1:08.1705 —— 2 10 Tony Kanaan 1:08.2163 0.0458 3 12 Will Power 1:08.2997 0.1292 4 9 Scott...

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Indianapolis 500 Champion Alexander Rossi Helps Unveil 101st Running Ticket

Indianapolis 500 Champion Alexander Rossi Helps Unveil 101st Running Ticket INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 16, 2017) – A new piece of racing history came to life today as reigning race winner Alexander Rossi and officials unveiled the colorful, coveted ticket for the 101st Indianapolis 500. Hulman & Company President and CEO Mark Miles and Indianapolis Motor Speedway […]

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ALEXANDER ROSSI RETURNS TO ANDRETTI AUTOSPORT

  INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 3, 2016) – Reigning Indianapolis 500 champion and 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series Rookie of the Year Alexander Rossi will remain in the American open-wheel series with Andretti-Herta Autosport. “Alexander showed tremendous growth this year and we are excited to welcome him back to the team,” said team owner Michael Andretti. “In his first IndyCar season, […]

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What They’re Saying. Race. Sonoma Raceway

VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES GOPRO GRAND PRIX WHAT THEY’RE SAYING – RACE The final checkered flag of 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series competition was waved over the 12-Turn circuit of Sonoma Raceway this evening. Ryan Hunter-Reay started today’s event from the sixth position and made his way up to fourth in time to cross the finish line. […]

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