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VIEWERSHIP UP 21% FOR NBC SPORTS’ COVERAGE OF 2019 NTT INDYCAR SERIES

VIEWERSHIP UP 21% FOR NBC SPORTS’ COVERAGE OF 2019 NTT INDYCAR SERIES 2019 NTT IndyCar Series Averaging Total Audience Delivery (TAD) of Nearly 400,000 Viewers on NBCSN Through First Four Races Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Averages TAD of 442,000 Viewers, Best in 7 Years & Up 18% vs. 2018 STAMFORD, Conn. – April […]

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Team Penske IndyCar Series Race Report – Long Beach

Team Penske IndyCar Series Race Report   Track:                  Streets of Long Beach Race:                   Grand Prix of Long Beach Date:                   April 14, 2019   No. 2 Hitachi Dallara/Chevrolet – Josef Newgarden Start: 4th Finish: 2nd Status: Running Laps Completed: 85/85 Laps Led: 2 Points Position: 1st (+28 pts)   Notes: Josef Newgarden and the No. 2 […]

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Race Report: Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif. –Auto racing is about results but sometimes the most inspiring runs are those that can’t be defined by the boxscore. The Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach was such a race for Tony Kanaan. Nicknamed “Ironman” because he is a triathlete in the off-season and holds the record for consecutive INDYCAR starts […]

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ED CARPENTER RACING DRIVERS TAKE CHECKERED FLAG IN ACURA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH

LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 14, 2019) – Race Notes Both Ed Carpenter Racing drivers were confident in the quality of their Chevrolets for today’s Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, but neither had luck on their side. A first lap incident collected Spencer Pigot, but with minimal damage, he was able to continue and finish […]

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Rahal Took the Checkered Flag Third But Was Dropped to a Fourth Place Finish in the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach; Sato Finished Eighth

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Round 4 of 17 in the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series RACE NOTES/QUOTES – Sunday, April 14, 2019 RAHAL TOOK THE CHECKERED FLAG THIRD BUT WAS DROPPED TO A FOURTH PLACE FINISH IN THE ACURA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH; SATO FINISHED EIGHTH GRAHAM RAHAL, No. 15 […]

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Race Report: NTT IndyCar Series

The Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach brought another victory home for the NAPA AUTO PARTS team, collecting a 200th team victory along the way. The team now packs up and heads home to Indianapolis for two rounds of testing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in advance of the Month of May. No. 27 NAPA AUTO […]

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Bourdais Has Solid Race in Long Beach

Sebastien Bourdais Race Summary: Sebastien Bourdais drove a solid race and finished 11th  today in the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach. Bourdais, in the No. 18 Team SealMaster – Dale Coyne with Vasser-Sullivan car, started 14th on the 1.968-mile, 11-turn temporary street circuit, He passed three cars in the first 13 laps to move […]

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Opening Lap Contact Hampers Long Beach Result for Meyer Shank Racing

Long Beach, Calif. (14 April 2019) – After a momentum-building run in the opening three races of the 2019 NTT IndyCar Series season, the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach race weekend proved to be a bitter pill to swallow for Meyer Shank Racing on Sunday. First lap contact at the start of the 85-lap […]

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Long Beach Race Becomes Learning Experience for Ferrucci

Long Beach, CA (April 14, 2019) – Santino Ferrucci’s race didn’t go as he would have liked aboard his #19 Cly-Del Manufacturing, Dale Coyne Racing entry on Sunday at the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach. The rookie had to settle for a 21st place finish after a trip into the runoff area sent him […]

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Rossi, Honda Rule at Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach

Rossi, Honda Rule at Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Alexander Rossi dominates race for second consecutive Long Beach win Scott Dixon, Graham Rahal take battle for third to the checkers Third Honda NTT IndyCar Series victory in four races  LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 14, 2019) – Starting from the pole, Alexander Rossi fended off […]

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