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Team Penske – Verizon IndyCar Series Qualifying Report – Pole Day

Verizon IndyCar Series Qualifying Report – Pole Day Track:                      Indianapolis Motor Speedway Race:                       Indianapolis 500 Date:                        May 21, 2017   No. 1 Menards Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet – Simon Pagenaud Position:                   23rd Four-Lap Time:        2:37.8303 Speed:                     228.093 mp Quote: “The Menards Chevrolet had great balance again but speed is still a little lacking. I’m […]

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Day 2 Qualifying Report: Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS May 21—The final round of qualifying for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 took place Sunday at the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway after a 35-minute practice session which allowed teams to put finishing touches on their cars before embarking on their 10-mile qualifying run. Drivers were allowed one qualifying run to determine their position […]

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CHEVY INDYCAR AT INDIANAPOLIS: Ed Carpenter puts Chevrolet on Front Row for 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500

CHEVROLET RACING IN THE VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES 101ST RUNNING OF THE INDIANAPOLIS 500 INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY TEAM CHEVY POLE DAY QUALIFICATIONS RECAP MAY 21, 2017   Ed Carpenter Puts Chevrolet on the Front Row for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500   INDIANAPOLIS (May 21, 2017) – Ed Carpenter will start the Indianapolis 500...

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ED CARPENTER EARNS FRONT ROW START FOR THE 101ST RUNNING OF THE INDIANAPOLIS 500

ED CARPENTER EARNS FRONT ROW START FOR THE 101ST RUNNING OF THE INDIANAPOLIS 500 Third Front Row Start For Carpenter in Past Five Years; Hildebrand Earns Highest Career Indy 500 Qualifying Position With 6th (SPEEDWAY, Ind.) May 21, 2017 – Qualifying Notes For the third time in five years, the only owner/driver in the Verizon IndyCar […]

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Dixon, Honda Storm To Indianapolis 500 Pole

Dixon, Honda Storm to Indianapolis 500 Pole Scott Dixon to lead the field to the start of the 101st Indianapolis 500 Honda drivers claim four of the top five starting positions, seven of top 10 Tenth Honda pole in 17 “500s”   SPEEDWAY, Ind., (May 21, 2017) – In a thrilling conclusion today to qualifying […]

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Dixon captures Indy 500 pole with fastest speed average in 21 years

Dixon captures Indy 500 pole with fastest speed average in 21 years INDIANAPOLIS (Sunday, May 21, 2017) – Scott Dixon thrilled Indianapolis 500 qualifying fans like they haven’t been in more than two decades, capturing the pole position for the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil with the fastest average speed since 1996. […]

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Servia to Start the 101st Running of the Indy 500 From 12th Place and Rahal to Start 14th

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 Presented by PennGrade Verizon IndyCar Series QUALIFYING NOTES/QUOTES – Sunday, May 21, 2017   SERVIA TO START THE 101ST RUNNING OF THE INDY 500 FROM 12TH PLACE: RAHAL TO START 14TH 1st:          Scott Dixon                           4-lap avg. speed of 232.164 mph    (L1: 232.595, L2: 232.135, L3: […]

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Sage Karam tops 230 MPH lap in Sunday Indy 500 qualifying

Sage Karam tops 230 MPH lap in Sunday Indy 500 qualifying; Mecum Auctions DRR Chevy averages 229.380 MPH for 21st Position No practice session Sunday for Sage but qualifying is impressive SPEEDWAY, Ind. (May 21, 2017) – Sage Karam improved his four-lap average Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway including posting one lap of over 230 […]

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Howard shakes off rust to lead fourth Indianapolis 500 practice

Howard shakes off rust to lead fourth Indianapolis 500 practice INDIANAPOLIS (Thursday, May 18, 2017) – Jay Howard has been away from Indy car racing for six years, but it mattered not in the fourth practice day for the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. Howard, driving the No. 77 Lucas Oil/Team One […]

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Heavy winds curtail Sage Karam’s Wednesday practice at Indy, Mecum Auctions DRR Crew work on pit stops and prepare for Thursday

  Heavy winds curtail Sage Karam’s Wednesday practice at Indy, Mecum Auctions DRR Crew work on pit stops and prepare for Thursday   Team waits out weather conditions before parking the race car Wednesday SPEEDWAY, Ind. (May 17, 2017) – Heavy winds at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway hurt the Indy 500 teams Wednesday as many...

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