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Opinion – The addition of Mike Harding and George Steinbrenner IV brings much needed ownership diversity to the IndyCar paddock

By Steve Wittich The addition of racing outsiders Mike Harding and George Steinbrenner IV can be nothing but a good thing for the Verizon IndyCar Series. Before the year 2000, Indy car teams came from a relatively equal mix of former participants and entrepreneurs with little to no ties with racing. Let us use the […]

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Harding Racing and Steinbrenner Racing Join Forces for IndyCar Series Effort

New York, N.Y. (September 19, 2018) A new partnership in open-wheel racing has begun today with the launch of Harding Steinbrenner Racing, a combined effort bringing together current IndyCar and Indy Lights competitors, Harding Racing and Steinbrenner Racing. The new team will field two full-time IndyCar Series entries in 2019 with Freedom 100 winner Colton Herta piloting the #88, joined by newly-crowned Indy Lights Champion Patricio O’Ward in the […]

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Herta and O’Ward Enthusiastic for Verizon IndyCar Series Debut at Sonoma Raceway

Herta and O’Ward Give Harding Racing their Best Finish of the 2018 IndyCar Season Sonoma, Calif. (September 16, 2018) The 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series finale brought Harding Racing its best start and finish of the season after entering two cars in the Grand Prix of Sonoma. Patricio O’Ward, pilot of the #8, participated in the […]

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JORDAN KING GAINS A DOZEN POSITIONS IN 2018 VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES SEASON FINALE

JORDAN KING GAINS A DOZEN POSITIONS IN 2018 VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES SEASON FINALE King Concludes Rookie Campaign With 13th Place Finish; Spencer Pigot Sidelined with Gearbox Issue Near the Midway Point of Grand Prix of Sonoma SONOMA, Calif. (September 16, 2018) – Race Notes The 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season concluded today after 85 laps […]

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Race Report: INDYCAR Grand Prix of Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif.—The Verizon IndyCar Series wrapped up its final race of the season with its final appearance at Sonoma Raceway with the INDYCAR Grand Prix of Sonoma. Scott Dixon finished second in the race to Ryan Hunter-Reay but Dixon won the championship title, the fifth of his career.   Tony Kanaan made his record 300th […]

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News from INDYCAR: Runner-up Sonoma finish is more than enough for Dixon to earn fifth INDYCAR championship

Runner-up Sonoma finish is more than enough for Dixon to earn fifth INDYCAR championship SONOMA, California (Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018) – Ryan Hunter-Reay knew what he had to do to win the INDYCAR Grand Prix of Sonoma. Scott Dixon knew what was needed to wrap up a fifth Verizon IndyCar Series championship. Mission accomplished on […]

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INDYCAR Grand Prix of Sonoma results

INDYCAR Grand Prix of Sonoma results Click HERE to view and download the official race results of the INDYCAR Grand Prix of Sonoma. SONOMA, California – Results Sunday of the Verizon IndyCar Series event INDYCAR Grand Prix of Sonoma on the 2.385-mile Sonoma Raceway, with order of finish, starting position in parentheses, driver, chassis-engine, laps […]

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“What They Are Saying” from INDYCAR Grand Prix of Sonoma

INDYCAR: ‘What They’re Saying’ from INDYCAR Grand Prix of Sonoma JOSEF NEWGARDEN (No. 1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet): “It was not a great day. It really all started with the first pit stop. We just had a mistake in trying to get out and I stalled it. It kind of ruined the whole day from […]

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CHEVROLET RACING IN THE VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES INDYCAR GRAND PRIX OF SONOMA SONOMA RACEWAY POST-RACE RECAP SEPTEMBER 16, 2018

CHEVROLET RACING IN THE VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES INDYCAR GRAND PRIX OF SONOMA SONOMA RACEWAY POST-RACE RECAP SEPTEMBER 16, 2018   Power, Pagenaud Lead Chevrolet with Top-Five Finishes in Season Finale   SONOMA, Calif. – Will Power’s 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series (VICS) season started slowly, but the 2014 champion’s midseason results – punctuated by sweeping the May […]

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Race Report: Verizon IndyCar Series

VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES INDYCAR GRAND PRIX OF SONOMA RACE REPORT 09.16.18 The sun has set on another season of Verizon IndyCar Series racing as Ryan Hunter-Reay goes into the night with an 18th career victory after a dominating season finale. NAPA Racing driver Alexander Rossi came up short in the championship battle, taking the vice-champion […]

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