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TEAM CHEVY IN NTT INDYCAR SERIES: Portland Qualifying Recap with Driver Quotes

CHEVROLET RACING IN NTT INDYCAR SERIES GRAND PRIX OF PORTLAND PORTLAND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY TEAM CHEVY QUALIFYING RECAP WITH DRIVER QUOTES AUGUST 31, 2019 WILL POWER PUTS CHEVROLET, TEAM PENSKE ON PORTLAND FRONT ROW PORTLAND – Will Power led Team Chevy in qualifying Saturday for the Grand Prix of Portland with a front-row starting spot in […]

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Rahal and Sato Will Start 15th and 17th, Respectively, in the Grand Prix of Portland

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Grand Prix of Portland – Portland, Oregon NTT IndyCar Series QUALIFYING NOTES/QUOTES – August 31, 2019 RAHAL WILL START 15TH AND SATO 17TH IN THE GRAND PRIX OF PORTLAND 1)         Colton Herta              57.8111 / 122.302 mph          (Group 2, Round 3) 15)       Graham Rahal           57.9648 / 121.977 mph          (Group 1, Round 1) […]

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Grand Prix of Portland – Friday – second IndyCar practice – first USF2000 practice – Indy Pro 2000 qualifying #1

By Steve Wittich and Tony DiZinno The air temperature at the beginning of the second NTT IndyCar Series practice was 77F, and the track temperature was 100F. We stepped outside for the start of the session, and it was noticeably warmer. The sun was starting to burn off the low clouds, so that made sense....

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Grand Prix of Portland – Friday – 12pm – first IndyCar and Road To Indy practice recaps

By Steve Wittich and Tony DiZinno For the fifth time on a natural terrain road course, it was Colton Herta who led a practice session. The 19-year-old rookie led a pair of practice sessions on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course and at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The four Andretti Autosport drivers and affiliated...

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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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