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News from INDYCAR: “What They’re Saying” from KOHLER Grand Prix qualifying

“What They’re Saying” from KOHLER Grand Prix qualifying SIMON PAGENAUD (No. 1 Menards Team Penske Chevrolet, 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series champion): “It’s a great day for the team. I think it’s Helio’s (Castroneves) 50th pole. Congratulations to him. We seemed to have missed it in the (Firestone) Fast Six. I was pretty happy with the...

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Castroneves reaches elite level with 50th career pole position

Castroneves reaches elite level with 50th career pole position ELKHART LAKE, Wisconsin (Saturday, June 24, 2017) – Helio Castroneves reached a level a select few have achieved in Indy car history by taking the Verizon P1 Award in qualifying for the KOHLER Grand Prix at Road America. Castroneves collected the landmark 50th pole position of […]

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Results: KOHLER Grand Prix qualifying

KOHLER Grand Prix qualifying results Click HERE to view and download the official qualifying results from the KOHLER Grand Prix. ELKHART LAKE, Wisconsin – Qualifying Saturday for the KOHLER Grand Prix Verizon IndyCar Series event on the 4.014-mile(s) Road America, with qualifying position, car number in parentheses, driver, chassis-engine, time and speed in parentheses: 1....

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KOHLER Grand Prix at Road America – Saturday – Verizon IndyCar Series Practice #3 Notes and Results

By Patrick Stephan Today’s only Verizon IndyCar Series practice session got started with the Ambient temperature at 66, and the track at 89 degrees. Max Chilton started the session standing on the pit box as his Ganassi crew was working to make a rear brake change on his car. On the track, Simon Pagenaud was...

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KOHLER Grand Prix at Road America – Friday – Final – 10:30pm

BY BRUCE MARTIN @BruceMartin_500 ELKHART LAKE, Wisconsin – Rumors of Team Penske’s demise in the Verizon IndyCar Series have been greatly exaggerated. Despite four wins in the first eight races of the 2017 season, Team Penske has not lived up to the dominating status of last season when it won 10 of the 16 races....

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

  BY BRUCE MARTIN @BruceMartin_500 ELKHART LAKE, Wisconsin – It’s been an unusual season for Team Penske as three of the four drivers have won this season but none of them are dominant. Team Penske showed dominance in Friday’s second practice session, however, as Josef Newgarden led a 1-2-3-4 sweep of the fast times at...

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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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KOHLER Grand Prix at Road America – Friday – Open – 11am

BY BRUCE MARTIN @BruceMartin_500   ELKHART LAKE, Wisconsin – With Patrick not arriving until Saturday, I’m back on duty for Friday’s coverage of the Verizon IndyCar Series action in the Kohler Grand Prix at Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Steve is once again in charge of the Mazda Road to Indy coverage with the ladder series competing...

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KOHLER Grand Prix at Road America – 2017 – Steve’s Preview

After a very successful return to “America’s National Park of Speed” in 2016, the Verizon IndyCar Series is back for a second engagement in the Kettle Moraine region of Central Wisconsin. Road America General Manager George Bruggenthies told Dave Kallman of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that the event drew as large a crowd as any...

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Race Report: Rainguard 600

FORT WORTH, Texas—There was a full moon Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway and it showed in the racing as it bordered on lunacy. The ABC Supply team felt the effects. Conor Daly survived the crash-filled RAINGUARD Water Sealers 600 to place seventh in his No. 4 ABC Supply Chevrolet for his best finish of...

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