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TSO Ladder Race Reports from all three MRTI Series races on Saturday

By Steve Wittich Entertaining Indy Lights race ends with O’Ward on the top step of the podium If you only looked at the boxscore for Saturday’s Cooper Tires Indy Lights Grand Prix of Toronto Presented by Allied Building Products, it would appear that Patricio O’Ward, who led all 35 laps had a relatively easy drive...

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Honda Indy Toronto – 2018 – Steve’s Preview of IndyCar and MRTI action

By Steve Wittich “Ev’rywhere I hear the sound, of marching, charging race cars (feet), boy,” sings Mick Jagger with a guttural snarl. “’Cause summer’s here and the time is right for fighting in the street, boy.” Each and every time the Verizon IndyCar Series visits a temporary street circuit, I get that particular Rolling Stones...

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Conor Daly to Drive for Harding Racing at Honda Indy Toronto

Indianapolis, Ind. (July 10, 2018) Conor Daly will join the Harding Racing team for the Honda Indy Toronto Grand Prix this weekend. The American will pilot the #88 car along the streets of the Exhibition Place circuit in downtown Toronto. Conor Daly is a veteran Verizon IndyCar Series driver with 40 starts in five seasons. […]

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A Learning Experience for Claman De Melo in Iowa

A Learning Experience for Claman De Melo in Iowa Newton, IA (July 8, 2018) – Dale Coyne Racing’s Zachary Claman De Melo, summed up his Iowa Corn 300 as a learning experience on Sunday following the race at Iowa Speedway in which the rookie driver brought his car home in 18th place. Starting 20th, Claman […]

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Race Report: Verizon IndyCar Series

VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES IOWA CORN 300 RACE REPORT 07.08.18 The checkered flag went flying at Iowa Speedway late Sunday afternoon and completed the misfortune-filled race for Andretti Autosport. The team heads back to Indianapolis for a quick turn-around before heading north of the border to compete on the streets of Toronto. Coverage for the Honda […]

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CHEVY INDYCAR AT IOWA: Spencer Pigot Puts Chevy on Podium at Iowa

CHEVROLET RACING IN THE VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES IOWA CORN 300 IOWA SPEEDWAY NEWTON, IOWA TEAM CHEVY POST RACE RECAP AND TRANSCRIPT JULY 8, 2018   Spencer Pigot Puts Chevy on Podium at Iowa   Pigot Scores Break-Out Runner-Up Finish in Iowa Corn 300 o   First top-three finish in Verizon IndyCar Series for Ed Carpenter Racing […]

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News from INDYCAR: Victory at Iowa Corn 300 reboots Hinchcliffe’s season

Victory at Iowa Corn 300 reboots Hinchcliffe’s season NEWTON, Iowa (Sunday, July 8, 2018) – James Hinchcliffe has been seeking a reboot to his Verizon IndyCar Series season after not qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 in May. He found redemption with a victory Sunday at the Iowa Corn 300. The Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver led […]

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Sato Earned His First Podium of the Season with Third Place in the Iowa Corn 300; Rahal Finished Seventh

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Iowa Corn 300 – Iowa Speedway Verizon IndyCar Series RACE NOTES/QUOTES – Sunday, July 8, 2018   SATO EARNED HIS FIRST PODIUM OF THE SEASON WITH THIRD PLACE IN THE IOWA CORN 300 AFTER HE LED THREE LAPS; RAHAL FINISHED SEVENTH   GRAHAM RAHAL, No. 15 Luther Automotive Group Dallara/Honda/Firestone:  “We […]

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Hinchcliffe, Honda Charge to Victory in Iowa

Hinchcliffe, Honda Charge to Victory in Iowa • Late-race domination nets James Hinchcliffe first win of 2018 • Takuma Sato claims third with his own late-race effort • Robert Wickens continues to impress with fifth-place finish   NEWTON, Iowa (July 8, 2018) – Making the correct calls throughout ever-changing track conditions, James Hinchcliffe worked his […]

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Team Penske Verizon IndyCar Series Race Report – Iowa

Team Penske Verizon IndyCar Series Race Report   Track:                  Iowa Speedway Race:                   Iowa Corn 300 Date:                   July 8, 2018   No. 1 Hitachi Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet – Josef Newgarden Start: 2nd Finish: 4th Status: Running Laps Completed: 300/300 Laps Led: 229 Points Position: 2nd (-33 pts)   Notes: After having strong practice and qualifying sessions, […]

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