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INDYCAR Grand Prix Of Sonoma – Sunday – 9:55AM – good morning and a few notes

Good morning from another picture perfect day at Sonoma Raceway. Here is the forecast from our friend @Indycar_Wxman   Here is Sunday’s schedule: TIME EVENT 8 AM Gates Open 10:30 AM – 11 AM Historic Trans Am Grid Walk 11 AM – 11:15 AM Historic Trans-Am Warmup 11:30 AM – noon Formula Car Challenge Race...

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CHEVROLET RACING IN THE VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES INDYCAR GRAND PRIX OF SONOMA SONOMA RACEWAY IN SONOMA, CALIFORNIA QUALIFICATIONS RECAP

Newgarden, O’Ward Lead Chevrolet Qualifying at Sonoma Reigning series champion to start third, rookie is fifth for season finale   SONOMA, Calif. – Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series (VICS) champion Josef Newgarden and 2018 Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires champion Patricio O’Ward will start the INDYCAR Grand Prix of Sonoma in the top three rows.   […]

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News from INDYCAR: ‘What They’re Saying’ from INDYCAR Grand Prix of Sonoma qualifying

What They’re Saying’ from INDYCAR Grand Prix of Sonoma qualifying JOSEF NEWGARDEN (No. 1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet): “It’s disappointing it (the lap time) wasn’t enough. I thought our Verizon car was really quick and I was excited for the Firestone Fast Six. I thought that was where we would shine, and then when you […]

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News from INDYCAR: Hunter-Reay wins pole, points leader Dixon starting second at Sonoma finale

Hunter-Reay wins pole, points leader Dixon starting second at Sonoma finale SONOMA, California (Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018) – Ryan Hunter-Reay ignored the hype surrounding the battle for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series championship and set about the task at hand: winning the Verizon P1 Award in qualifying for the INDYCAR Grand Prix of Sonoma. The […]

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Qualifying Report: Sonoma GP

SONOMA, Calif.—Under sunny skies and with temperatures in the low 70s, Tony Kanaan qualified the No. 14 ABC Supply Chevrolet for a record-setting 300th consecutive IndyCar race in what will be the final appearance for the Verizon IndyCar Series at the beautiful Sonoma Raceway.   Kanaan will start 18th after posting a time of one minute, […]

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STARTING FIELD SET FOR 2018 VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES SEASON FINALE AT SONOMA

STARTING FIELD SET FOR 2018 VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES SEASON FINALE AT SONOMA RACEWAY Spencer Pigot, Jordan King to Compete in Tomorrow’s Grand Prix of Sonoma as 2018 Season Comes to a Close SONOMA, Calif. (September 15, 2018) – Qualifying Notes Only 85 laps remain in the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season, tomorrow’s Grand Prix of […]

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INDYCAR Grand Prix Of Sonoma – Saturday – 8:50 AM – Good morning

By Steve Wittich Good morning from Sonoma Raceway. I (Steve) woke up early this morning and decided to head to the track to get some work done. My drive this morning was a far more pleasant 35 minutes with very little Saturday morning traffic. The weather from our friend @Indycar_Wxman is for another perfect day....

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INDYCAR Grand Prix Of Sonoma – Friday – a large notebook of news – Close

Courtesy of Will Power, the post-Friday press conference started off with one of the more memorable moments of the year. The four contenders for the Astor Cup were scheduled to chat with the media after the pit stop practice following the second IndyCar practice of the day. The media center at Sonoma Raceway is two...

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INDYCAR Grand Prix Of Sonoma – Friday – IndyCar practice #2

Josef Newgarden, who missed the first practice session of Friday due to mechanical issues with the No. 1 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet, led his sixth practice session of the year with a quick lap that timed in at 77.816 seconds. Newgarden was joined by fellow contenders for the Astor Cup, Scott Dixon (2nd quickest), Will...

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INDYCAR Grand Prix Of Sonoma – Friday – 11:50 AM – First IndyCar practice

The first of three practice session for the final Verizon IndyCar Series at Sonoma Raceway for the foreseeable future began promptly at 11 AM. The ambient temperature was 59F, and the track temperature was 93F. Most of the 25 entries did an installation lap, coming back to pit road so that their crews could make...

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