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Iowa Corn 300 qualifying results

NEWTON, Iowa – Qualifying Saturday for the Iowa Corn 300 Verizon IndyCar Series event on the 0.894-mile Iowa Speedway, with qualifying position, car number in parentheses, driver, chassis-engine, and speed: 1.  (12) Will Power, Dallara-Chevy, 185.210 2.  (21) JR Hildebrand, Dallara-Chevy, 183.811 3.  (3) Helio Castroneves, Dallara-Chevy, 183.712 4.  (20) Ed Carpenter, Dallara-Chevy, 183.503 5.  […]

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Power wins Iowa Corn 300 pole position handily

NEWTON, Iowa (Saturday, July 8, 2017) – As strong as he normally is in Verizon IndyCar Series qualifying, Will Power doesn’t usually need the added advantage of being last in the qualifying order – when track conditions are typically best – or the benefit of seeing how his Team Penske teammates perform before him. With the […]

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INDYCAR signs multiyear contract extension with Xtrac

INDIANAPOLIS (Friday, July 7, 2017) – INDYCAR announced a multiyear extension today with Xtrac, Inc. that continues the brand’s longtime position as the official supplier of transmissions for the Verizon IndyCar Series. Xtrac is one of INDYCAR’s longest-tenured partners and its parts are utilized across the motorsports landscape in disciplines such as Formula One, sports […]

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Multimillion-dollar capital improvement project at Gateway Motorsports Park includes repaving, new campground

July 7, 2017, St. Louis Region – Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois has launched a major capital improvement project designed to improve the race day experience for fans and provide an enhanced competition environment for race teams. This is the third phase of a plan implemented in 2012 to completely update and upgrade the venue. The […]

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Race Preview: Iowa Corn 300

Verizon IndyCar Series Alexander Rossi No. 98 / Curb Honda “Iowa was one of our best results last year and with the productive test we had last week, I feel good going into this weekend. This is one of my favorite tracks on the calendar, so I will be looking to put on a […]

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Iowa Corn 300: Race Notes

IOWA CORN 300 IOWA SPEEDWAY – NEWTON, IA July 9 at 5:00 p.m. ET / 2:00 p.m. PT on NBC Sports Network #IowaCorn300 ENGINEER’S NOTE “This year’s Iowa race tire uses the same constructions on all four positions as 2016,” said Cara Adams, Chief Engineer for Bridgestone Americas Motorsports and Firestone Racing. “The compounds on […]

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Honda Indycar Iowa Message Points

Iowa Corn 300 Iowa Speedway, Newton, Iowa 5 p.m. EDT Sunday, July 9, 2017 NBC Sports Network IMS Radio Network Live Stream and Broadcast COMPETITION • Honda comes to Iowa Speedway having scored six victories in 2017, and leads the Verizon IndyCar Series Manufacturers’ Championship with 820 points to 774 points for rival Chevrolet. • […]

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Chevrolet Seeks Quick Start, Fast Finish at Iowa Speedway

* Team Chevy drivers enter Iowa Corn 300 with high expectations – Chevrolet has won two of the three races on ovals this season * Josef Newgarden dominated the 2016 race on the .894-mile bullring – Team Penske driver has finished on podium each of past three years * Three Chevy drivers are among the […]

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Notes & Quotes: Iowa Corn 300

A.J. Foyt’s ABC Supply team switched to Chevrolet this season with 25-year-old drivers Carlos Munoz (No. 14) and Conor Daly (No. 4). Munoz finished 11th and Daly 15th in the Kohler Grand Prix at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis. CARLOS MUNOZ: “Iowa Speedway has been a hard track for me, but I do like […]

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Rahal Returns to the “Bullring” for the Iowa Corn 300

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Iowa Corn 300 – Iowa Speedway Pre-Race Notes Round 11 of 17 in the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series DATE: July 8-9, 2017 PRACTICE BROADCASTS: Live on Saturday, July 8 at 11 a.m. ET and 7:15 p.m. ET on, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. QUALIFYING BROADCAST: NBCSN will air coverage live on […]

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