Steve Wittich

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Difficult Qualifying for Claman De Melo in Iowa

Newton, IA (July 7, 2018) – Dale Coyne Racing’s rookie, Zachary Claman De Melo, had his first taste of a short oval aboard an Indy car on Saturday during practice and qualifying for the Iowa Corn 300. Unfortunately for the #19 Paysafe driver, it wasn’t the easiest of days as he qualified 20th for Sunday’s […]

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News from INDYCAR: Power nabs Verizon P1 Award at Iowa for 52nd career pole position

Power nabs Verizon P1 Award at Iowa for 52nd career pole position NEWTON, Iowa (Saturday, July 7, 2018) – Will Power climbed a step closer to a legend in Verizon P1 Award qualifying for the Iowa Corn 300. The Team Penske driver completed the fastest two-lap trip around Iowa Speedway among the 22 Verizon IndyCar […]

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Qualifying Report: Iowa Corn 300

NEWTON, Iowa – Iowa Speedway, the ‘fastest-feeling’ track in the Verizon IndyCar Series, is proving to be even more challenging than usual with the universal aero kit which substantially reduced the downforce on the Dallaras this year. With lap times ranging from 17.6 seconds to 19 flat, trouble happens quickly and with very little warning. […]

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ED CARPENTER QUALIFIES INSIDE THE TOP 10 AT IOWA SPEEDWAY

ED CARPENTER QUALIFIES INSIDE THE TOP 10 AT IOWA SPEEDWAY ECR Team Owner Will Start 9th in Tomorrow’s Iowa Corn 300; Spencer Pigot Qualifies 18th (NEWTON, Iowa) July 7, 2018 – Qualifying Notes Qualifications are complete at Iowa Speedway and Ed Carpenter Racing is now focused on this evening’s final practice as preparations continue for the […]

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Bourdais pre race notes Iowa

SEBASTIEN BOURDAIS 18 TEAM SEALMASTER – DALE COYNE RACING WITH VASSER-SULLIVAN HONDA/DALLARA/FIRESTONE Iowa Corn 300 – Iowa Speedway – July 7-8, 2018   Sebastien Bourdais Summary: Sebastien Bourdais will pilot the No. 18 Team SealMaster – Dale Coyne Racing w/ Vasser-Sullivan entry this weekend in the Iowa Corn 300 on the 0.894-mile Iowa Speedway oval […]

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Claman De Melo Hoping for Better Oval Luck in Iowa

Claman De Melo Hoping for Better Oval Luck in Iowa Newton, IA (July 6, 2018) – Zachary Claman De Melo will once again be taking on an oval at which he has no prior Indy car experience at this weekend when he and his Dale Coyne Racing team head to Iowa Speedway for the Iowa […]

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Iowa Corn 300 Weekend for Harding Racing

Newton, Iowa (July 6, 2018) IndyCar Series competition continues at Iowa Speedway this weekend with the Iowa Corn 300. Gabby Chaves will compete in a 22-car field along the 0.875-mile tri-oval beginning with practice and qualifications on Saturday, July 7. Although the July 8th Iowa Corn 300 will be Harding Racing’s first official race at […]

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Iowa Corn 300 at Iowa Speedway – Steve’s IndyCar and Indy Lights previews

By Steve Wittich For the 12th time, the Verizon IndyCar Series will be visiting the D-shaped 0.894-mile Iowa Speedway oval that opened in 2006. The “Bullring” was designed by Rusty Wallace with one of his favorite tracks, Richmond International Raceway, in mind. The four Turn oval features progressive banking in the corners, ranging from 12...

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ED CARPENTER RACING AIMS TO CONTINUE PODIUM STREAK AT IOWA SPEEDWAY

ED CARPENTER RACING AIMS TO CONTINUE PODIUM STREAK AT IOWA SPEEDWAY Ed Carpenter and Spencer Pigot Hope to Extend ECR’s Run of Three Top 2 Results in Three Years (INDIANAPOLIS) July 3, 2018 – Race Preview After a positive test at Iowa Speedway last week, Ed Carpenter Racing will return to the .875-mile tri-oval this weekend […]

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Miller Lite Named the Featured Beer of Honda Indy Toronto

TORONTO (July 3, 2018) – Honda Indy Toronto is proud to announce that Molson Coors has extended its partnership with the event through 2020. Miller Lite will be the official featured beer of the annual summer festival held at Exhibition Place, set for July 13-15, 2018. Miller Lite, a classic and purpose-brewed light beer, will hold a site-wide […]

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