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Bourdais pre race notes Portland

SEBASTIEN BOURDAIS 18 TEAM SEALMASTER – DALE COYNE RACING WITH VASSER-SULLIVAN HONDA/DALLARA/FIRESTONE Grand Prix of Portland – Portland International Raceway August 30 – September 1, 2019   Sebastien Bourdais Summary: Sebastien Bourdais will pilot the No. 18 Team SealMaster – Dale Coyne Racing w/ Vasser-Sullivan entry in the Grand Prix of Portland on the 1.967-mile, […]

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Grand Prix of Portland – Friday – 9:05am – Good morning from Portland International Raceway!!

  Good morning from Portland International Raceway. I (Steve) am at the controls this weekend, and since Patrick has soccer/dance and other family commitments, we’ve brought in an old friend to pinch hit and help me out. Tony DiZinno is on-site and will be helping me out this weekend. Let’s be honest, he’s a content...

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Grand Prix of Portland – Steve’s Preview

By Steve Wittich The NTT IndyCar Series heads to the Pacific Northwest and Portland International Raceway for their penultimate race for a second straight year. The 2019 Grand Prix of Portland will mark the 26th time that the Rose City road course will host Indy cars. Al Unser, Jr. won the first race in 1984,...

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Race Report: Bommarito Automotive Group 500

“That” was a podium finish – third place—for A.J. Foyt’s ABC Supply Racing team at the hands of veteran Tony Kanaan here at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway Saturday night. “Great night,” Kanaan said. “We knew we had a strong car Friday night (in final practice). Obviously we missed in qualifying so I was...

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Sato Drove to His Fifth Series Victory After Being a Lap Down in the Bommarito 500; Rahal Retired After an Exhaust Secondary Failure

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at World Wide Technology Raceway NTT IndyCar Series RACE NOTES/QUOTES – August 24, 2019 SATO DROVE TO HIS FIFTH SERIES VICTORY AFTER BEING A LAP DOWN IN THE BOMMARITO AUTOMOTIVE GROUP 500; RAHAL  RETIRED AFTER AN EXHAUST SECONDARY FAILURE GRAHAM RAHAL, No. 15 Mi-Jack Dallara/Honda/Firestone: “I’m disappointed. […]

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ED CARPENTER RETURNS TO THE PODIUM IN FINAL OVAL RACE OF 2019 INDYCAR SEASON

ED CARPENTER RETURNS TO THE PODIUM IN FINAL OVAL RACE OF 2019 INDYCAR SEASON Team Owner Races Up To Second Place Finish at WWT Raceway; Spencer Pigot Taken Out Of Contention Just After The Midway Point MADISON, Ill. (August 24, 2019) – Race Notes Ed Carpenter returned to the podium tonight at World Wide Technology […]

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Team Penske IndyCar Series Race Report – Gateway

Team Penske IndyCar Series Race Report   Track:                  World Wide Technology Raceway Race:                   Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Date:                   August 24, 2019   No. 2 PPG Dallara/Chevrolet – Josef Newgarden Start: 1st Finish: 7th Status: Running Laps Completed: 248/248 Laps Led: 50 Points Position: 1st (+38 pts)   Notes: After an exciting night race at World […]

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News from INDYCAR: Sato holds off Carpenter for win in Bommarito Automotive Group 500

Sato holds off Carpenter for win in Bommarito Automotive Group 500 MADISON, Ill. (Saturday, August 24, 2019) – NTT IndyCar Series driver Takuma Sato hasn’t had many weeks as wild as this past one. Sato qualified fifth for Saturday’s Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at World Wide Technology Raceway, dropped to last place after opening-lap contact […]

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News from INDYCAR: ‘What They’re Saying’ from the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Race

‘What They’re Saying’ from the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Race Top-10 Finishers 1st – TAKUMA SATO (No. 30 Mi-Jack / Panasonic Honda): “This year the cheering, (the fans) screaming my name so much. I just can’t find the words to thank you for all the support. It was special, particularly like you said, after the […]

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Bommarito Automotive Group 500

James Hinchcliffe  No. 5 Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Honda “It was an up-and-down weekend for us. Practice One had a lot of problems, so we lost a bunch of track time. Luckily Marcus had been out here and tested, and we were able to put his setup on our car for qualifying and got the 5 […]

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