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Iowa Corn 300 at Iowa Speedway – Saturday – open – social report and a few notes – 9am

By Steve Wittich Good morning from Iowa Speedway, where a busy day of IndyCar, MRTI and ARCA action is scheduled to get under way in an hour. According to our friend, @IndyCar_WxMan, the forecast for today looks like it will a wonderful day to be at the race-track. Today's weather conditions @iowaspeedway: lots of sun,...

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Dual 1-Chevrolet Detroit GP Report

DETROIT June 3 – Dual 1 of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix on the appropriately named Belle Isle took place under sunny skies which heightened the great atmosphere surrounding the temporary street circuit event. The race saw myriad fuel strategies but one thing was clear, Conor Daly was racing his way to the front from […]

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Rahal wins first pole in eight years for Belle Isle opener

Rahal wins first pole in eight years for Belle Isle opener DETROIT (Saturday, June 3, 2017) – Graham Rahal broke an eight-year pole position drought in style this morning, setting a Raceway at Belle Isle Park track record to win the Verizon P1 Award and first starting position for today’s first race of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented […]

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Solid qualifying effort for Dale Coyne Racing in Long Beach

Solid qualifying effort for Dale Coyne Racing in Long Beach Long Beach, CA (April 16, 2016) – Dale Coyne Racing drivers Luca Filippi and Conor Daly had strong qualifying runs in Long Beach on Saturday, respectively placing 12th and 13th on the starting grid for Sunday’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Filippi, who went out […]

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Andretti Autosport – Verizon IndyCar Series. Qualifying Report. Grand Prix of Long Beach

Qualifying for the Grand Prix of Long Beach is in the books and Colombian Carlos Muñoz led the way for the Andretti Autosport team of four. Catch the live broadcast of the Grand Prix of Long Beach starting on NBC Sports Network at 4:30 p.m. ET. Additionally, the IndyCar Radio Network will air the race […]

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AJ Foyt Racing Qualifying Report: Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

Qualifying Report: Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach LONG BEACH, Calif. April 16, 2016—Two different directions and two different results can sometimes be the bane of a two-car team. It was the case for the ABC Supply team today in qualifying. However, they found out definitively what worked and what didn’t. Takuma Sato’s team made the […]

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Hinchcliffe to Start Seventh at Long Beach

Long Beach, CA – April 16, 2016 – Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) driver James Hinchcliffe earned a season-best start of seventh for Sunday’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Hinchcliffe finished second on Friday’s combined practice charts, just 0.22 seconds off the leader’s pace. The Canadian fan favorite finished second in his qualifying group and […]

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KVSH Racing’s Bourdais Qualifies 14th for Long Beach GP

Qualifying: Round 1 (Group 2): Seventh – 67.6432 secs/104.738 mph Round 2: N/A Firestone Fast Six: N/A Qualified: 14th “I am disappointed for the guys. They worked really hard. On the replay you can see that the checkered flag falls behind me, but apparently the checkered flag is not in sync with timing and scoring. […]

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Top 10 Starting Position for Josef Newgarden in the streets of Long Beach

TOP 10 STARTING POSITION FOR JOSEF NEWGARDEN IN THE STREETS OF LONG BEACH Newgarden Will Roll Off 9th In Tomorrow’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (LONG BEACH, Calif.) April 16, 2016 – Qualifying Notes Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka driver Josef Newgarden qualified 9th for tomorrow’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. The No. 21 […]

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Rahal Qualified 17th for the Toyota GP of Long Beach After Contact in the Morning Session

PENN GRADE DRIVER RAHAL QUALIFIED 17TH FOR THE TOYOTA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH AFTER CONTACT IN THE MORNING SESSION 1)         Helio Castroneves    1:07.1246 / 105.547 mph        17)       Graham Rahal           1:07.8841 / 104.366 mph        GRAHAM RAHAL, No. 15 PennGrade Motor Oil Dallara/Honda/Firestone:  “Hats off to my guys for getting the PennGrade car repaired. We thought […]

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    • Long Beach’s Grand Prix report is $150K worth of obvious points
      That report was made public Monday afternoon, and it’s loaded with an absence of surprises, although there are a few bits of weirdness involved. Rather than submit what KPMG said would be an ideal computer-aided design plan for the proposed F1 track that would identify all mandatory components required following FIA (the governing body of […]
    • Here’s who won the race between Formula 1 and IndyCar in Long Beach
      In October last year the city released a request for proposals seeking “an open-wheel auto racing format” to run the annual Grand Prix event. From the start it was only a two-horse race between Michaelian and Pook. Pook, of course, was hardly a carpetbagger. He founded the Long Beach Grand Prix in 1975 and brought […]
    • Q&A: Printup talks future of WGI, IndyCar, Phish
      Everybody was excited, but I take a lot of personal interest in IndyCar. I always have. I kind of grew up in IndyCar, so I was glad that we were able to get them back. The fans themselves, for only having a little bit less than 90 days to sell the race last year, we […]
    • Rick Mears – still the ultimate pro at 65
      Over the past 20-something years writing about racing, I’ve encountered three people from whom I learn something about the art of racecar driving every time we speak for longer than five minutes. One of that trio is Rick Ravon Mears, born this day 65 years ago in Wichita, Kansas, and brought up in Bakersfield, Calif. […]
    • Memoir helps widow cope after IndyCar driver's death
      Tonya Bergeson-Dana talks with her son, Conor, about his father when he brings it up, which is often. If he’s asking the questions, she reasons, he’s ready to hear the answers. Paul Conor Dana, at age 9, knows that his father was Paul Dana, a journalist and IndyCar driver who died in March 2006 during […]