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Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg – pre-close

By Steve Wittich We’ll call this the pre-close, as Patrick and I both have more thoughts about the season-opening race, but we both have flights to catch. Patrick should be boarding now, and I’m about to head to the airport. As always, thanks for subscribing! I will say that this was easily the biggest crowd...

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Penske rediscovers their St. Pete mojo

By Brant James ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The driver lineup has expanded and contracted and morphed. The race car has evolved in a multitude of ways. The downtown streets and airport runway on which the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is contested has even been paved in the previous 14 iterations of the race. […]

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Qualifying Report: NTT IndyCar Series

NTT INDYCAR SERIES FIRESTONE GRAND PRIX OF ST. PETERSBURG QUALIFYING REPORT 03.09.2019 Qualifying for Sunday’s NTT IndyCar Series season opener is in the books with two Andretti drivers earning their way to the Firestone Fast Six. All 110-laps of street racing can be seen on NBC Sports Network starting at 12:30 p.m. ET. No. 28 […]

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Rahal and Sato to Start 10th and 20th, Respectively, in the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg — St. Petersburg, Florida Round 1 of 17 in the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series  QUALIFYING NOTES/QUOTES – Saturday, March 9, 2019 RAHAL AND SATO WILL START 10TH AND 20TH, RESPECTFULLY FOR THE FIRESTONE GRAND PRIX OF ST. PETERSBURG INDYCAR SEASON-OPENER 1)      Will Power        […]

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Rookie Rosenqvist Leads Honda Qualifying Effort in St. Petersburg

Rookie Rosenqvist Leads Honda Qualifying Effort in St. Petersburg • Felix Rosenqvist qualifies third for season-opening NTT IndyCar Series race • Teammate and defending series champion Scott Dixon to start fourth   ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (March 9, 2019) – Rookie Felix Rosenqvist started his NTT IndyCar Series career on a strong note, advancing to the […]

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RED FLAGS ROB BOURDAIS DURING QUALIFYING FOR FIRESTONE GRAND PRIX OF ST. PETERSBURG

  Sebastien Bourdais Qualifying Summary: A pair of red flags during qualifying destroyed any chance for two-time defending Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg champion and local resident, Sebastien Bourdais, to record a timed lap. Bourdais, in the No. 18 Team SealMaster-Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan car, went out in Group 1in Round 1 of […]

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ED CARPENTER RACING TEAMMATES WILL START SIDE-BY-SIDE IN SEASON OPENING FIRESTONE GRAND PRIX OF ST. PETERSBURG

ED CARPENTER RACING TEAMMATES WILL START SIDE-BY-SIDE IN FIRESTONE GRAND PRIX OF ST. PETERSBURG Ed Jones and Spencer Pigot Fill Out Row 8 After Frustrating Qualifying Session For The Season Opener ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (March 9, 2019) – Qualifying Notes The starting lineup for the first NTT IndyCar Series race of 2019 has been set […]

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What They’re Saying’ from Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg qualifying

‘What They’re Saying’ from Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg qualifying JOSEF NEWGARDEN (No. 2 Hitachi Team Penske Chevrolet), NTT P1 award winner:“It was a medium start to the weekend. We weren’t bad and we got a top 10, but we weren’t crazy stellar. We definitely found our footing this morning and made the car […]

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Team Penske’s Power wins record eighth St. Petersburg pole

Team Penske’s Power wins record eighth St. Petersburg pole ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (Saturday, March 9, 2019) – The streets of St. Petersburg have become Will Power’s qualifying playground. The Team Penske veteran continued his amazing dominance of NTT P1 Award qualifying for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, laying down the best lap Saturday […]

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CHEVROLET RACING NTT INDYCAR SERIES – STREETS OF ST. PETERSBURG: WILL POWER PUTS CHEVY ON POLE FOR SEASON OPENER;

CHEVROLET RACING IN NTT INDYCAR SERIES STREETS OF ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA TEAM CHEVY QUALIFYING RECAP MARCH 9, 2019 Will Power Puts Chevrolet on Pole at Streets of St. Petersburg Josef Newgarden Make All-Chevy Front Row St. Petersburg, Fla (March 9, 2019) – Will Power just loves the Streets of St. Petersburg, Florida. For the eighth time […]

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