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Qualifying Report: Bommarito Automotive Group 500

MADISON, Ill. – Tony Kanaan and Matheus Leist were both on the same page when it came to describing their qualifying runs here at Worldwide Technology Raceway at Gateway this afternoon.   Oversteer. Too much of it.   It didn’t help that they were third and fourth to go out on the 1.25-mile oval which […]

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Bourdais Runs Second for Honda in St. Louis Qualifying

  Bourdais Runs Second for Honda in St. LouisQualifying • Sebastien Bourdais Qualifies Second at World Wide Technology Raceway • Teammate Santino Ferrucci leads rookie field, will start sixth • Honda drivers claim seven of top 10 qualifying spots   MADISON, Ill. (August 23, 2019) – Sebastien Bourdais led the Honda field today at World […]

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Bommarito Automotive Group 500 – Steve’s NTT IndyCar Series preview

By Steve Wittich The Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Presented by Valvoline and Axalta has quickly become a must-attend event for race fans in the Mid-West. If the on-track schedule featuring the NTT IndyCar Series, NASCAR K&N Pro Series, Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires and Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires isn’t enough...

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TSO Feature – More detail on ripKurrent, Charlie Kimball and Carlin. It will be the first time in 138 races that Kimball will have a different primary sponsor

By Steve Wittich After a 138 straight NTT IndyCar Series races with a very familiar partner, Charlie Kimball will take to the 1.25-mile World Wide Technology Raceway At Gateway oval with a new partner and a different look for the No. 23 Carlin Chevrolet. Kimball and Carlin are introducing a new company, ripKurrent, to the […]

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STATEMENT FROM RAHAL LETTERMAN LANIGAN RACING ON THE OPENING LAP CRASH AT POCONO RACEWAY ON AUGUST 18, 2019

STATEMENT FROM RAHAL LETTERMAN LANIGAN RACING ON THE OPENING LAP CRASH AT POCONO RACEWAY ON AUGUST 18, 2019 Following the events on Lap 1 of Sunday’s INDYCAR race at Pocono Raceway, we are relieved that all drivers emerged unhurt from the crash. Normally in a situation of this nature it is not necessary for a […]

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ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway – Steve’s final thoughts

By Steve Wittich All right, here is my close. I apologize for being late. I spent yesterday driving home from Pocono Raceway and wanted to make sure that I didn’t short change you on content. Also note, I give my opinion a few times, not something I’m overly comfortable doing, but on a couple of...

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ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway – Sunday – 6:15pm – Rough Race Notes

These are the unedited race notes. That was certainly one of the more interesting races that I’ve had to cover. The command to fire the twin-turbo, direct injection V6 Honda and Chevrolet engines was given at 2:41pm. The 22 drivers got the green flag the third time by the flag stand. Pagenaud grabbed the top...

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ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway – Sunday – More on the biggest question of the weekend

By Steve Wittich Will the NTT IndyCar Series return to Pocono Raceway next year is the most common question being asked by the fanbase as the series prepares to take on the “Tricky Triangle” for the 26th time. “Recently? No,” said Pocono Raceway President Ben May, when asked about negotiations between the track and INDYCAR […]

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ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway – Sunday – 10:05am – Good morning

By Steve Wittich Good morning from Pocono Raceway, where it’s currently sunny and humid. The forecast looks perfectly fine for racing, so if you are within driving distance and are still on the fence about coming, get in the car and join us. Here is the forecast from @IndyCar_Wxman Click here to see that tweet...

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Pocono Qualifying Cancelled Due to Weather

Pocono Qualifying Cancelled Due to Weather Rain, low ceiling result in cancellation of IndyCar Series qualifying ABC Supply 500 field set by team-owner points Championship contenders Alexander Rossi to start second, Scott Dixon fourth LONG POND, Penn. (August 17, 2019) – Low cloud cover, followed by rain showers, forced race officials to cancel qualifying Saturday […]

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