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News from INDYCAR: Dixon finds familiar place atop Watkins Glen practice chart

Dixon finds familiar place atop Watkins Glen practice chart. WATKINS GLEN, New York (Friday, Sept. 1, 2017) – Scott Dixon continued his mastery of Watkins Glen International, leading this afternoon’s second practice for the INDYCAR Grand Prix at The Glen with the fastest lap of the day. A year after pacing every practice session, winning […]

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VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES ABC SUPPLY 500 QUALIFYING REPORT

08.19.17 Qualifying for the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway is complete and the grid for tomorrow’s 200-lap race has been set. Live coverage from the Tricky Triangle will be broadcast tomorrow on NBC Sports at 2 p.m. ET or on INDYCAR Radio Network on Sirius XM. No. 26 Expedite Home Loans Honda STARTING POSITION:...

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Phoenix Post Practice Notes 6:25PM Local (PDT/MST) 9:25PM EDT

By Patrick Stephan (@TSO_Patrick) The two hour Verizon IndyCar Series practice session got started with the wind howling, and mostly blowing from Turn 1 to Turn 4, but as the session went along, it shifted from Turn 1 over more toward Turn 3. Weather conditions: 83 degrees ambient 118 degrees track; Winds from the west-southwest...

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Andretti Carves Out New Partnership With Butterball

ANDRETTI CARVES OUT NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH BUTTERBALL Relationship expanding to all Andretti entries with ‘Butterball Wishbone’ INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 23, 2017) – U.S. based food corporation Butterball will continue its relationship with four-time Verizon IndyCar Series championship team Andretti Autosport for a fourth straight year. The winning combination began in May 2014 when they partnered with […]

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    • Long Beach’s Grand Prix report is $150K worth of obvious points
      That report was made public Monday afternoon, and it’s loaded with an absence of surprises, although there are a few bits of weirdness involved. Rather than submit what KPMG said would be an ideal computer-aided design plan for the proposed F1 track that would identify all mandatory components required following FIA (the governing body of […]
    • Here’s who won the race between Formula 1 and IndyCar in Long Beach
      In October last year the city released a request for proposals seeking “an open-wheel auto racing format” to run the annual Grand Prix event. From the start it was only a two-horse race between Michaelian and Pook. Pook, of course, was hardly a carpetbagger. He founded the Long Beach Grand Prix in 1975 and brought […]
    • Q&A: Printup talks future of WGI, IndyCar, Phish
      Everybody was excited, but I take a lot of personal interest in IndyCar. I always have. I kind of grew up in IndyCar, so I was glad that we were able to get them back. The fans themselves, for only having a little bit less than 90 days to sell the race last year, we […]
    • Rick Mears – still the ultimate pro at 65
      Over the past 20-something years writing about racing, I’ve encountered three people from whom I learn something about the art of racecar driving every time we speak for longer than five minutes. One of that trio is Rick Ravon Mears, born this day 65 years ago in Wichita, Kansas, and brought up in Bakersfield, Calif. […]
    • Memoir helps widow cope after IndyCar driver's death
      Tonya Bergeson-Dana talks with her son, Conor, about his father when he brings it up, which is often. If he’s asking the questions, she reasons, he’s ready to hear the answers. Paul Conor Dana, at age 9, knows that his father was Paul Dana, a journalist and IndyCar driver who died in March 2006 during […]