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Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama – Barber Motorsports Park – Friday at 4 pm – Second practice and Pro Mazda qualifying

By Tony DiZinno and Steve Wittich We bumped into two of the drivers who made headlines last weekend in Long Beach before second practice. Graham Rahal noted that drivers are continuing to adjust to the new braking points with the new Dallara UAK18. He told TSO that because of the increased top-end speed, it remains...

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Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama – Barber Motorsports Park – Friday at noon – First practice and Dixon notes

By Tony DiZinno Before first practice kicked off at 11:15 a.m. CT and local time, four-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion – and Barber’s eternally podium-but-not-yet-winner – Scott Dixon paid a visit to the media center. He touched on his season so far, as well as address his recent announcement that he’d be on NBC’s next...

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Rossi, Honda Dominate on Streets of Long Beach

Rossi, Honda Dominate on Streets of Long Beach Alexander Rossi scores commanding win, claims early-season championship lead Ed Jones comes from 13th to third, equals Indy car career-best result Honda builds Manufacturers’ Championship lead as drivers claim five of top-six finishing positions LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 15, 2018) – Alexander Rossi scored a dominant victory […]

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Toyota Grand Prix Of Long Beach – Sunday – 7:33pm – close #1 – a beatdown and furieux

By Steve Wittich and Tony DiZinno Here are a lot of words about the 44th Toyota Grand Prix Of Long Beach – I’ve got more, but I’m hungry, so this will have to get you started. Mega thanks to Tony DiZinno for helping out with this report. Another successful Toyota Grand Prix Of Long Beach...

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Toyota Grand Prix Of Long Beach – Sunday -3:45pm – rough race notes and unofficial results

Former Indy car driver Scott Pruett gave the command to fire the twin-turbo V6 power plants. The ambient temperature when the green flag flew was 66F and the track temperature was 105F. There was some significantly cooler than the past two afternoons. The race start was straggly with only the first two rows able to...

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Toyota Grand Prix Of Long Beach 2018 – Sunday – 9:45am – good morning from Long Beach – warm-up notes and results

By Steve Wittich Good morning from the 1.968-mile, 11-turn Long Beach street course where the ambient temperature the skies were sunny for the third straight morning, but the air was slightly crisper then it was the previous two days. The ambient temperature was 62F when the session started, and the track temperature was 72F. When...

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Toyota Grand Prix Of Long Beach 2018 – Saturday – 12:15pm – third practice session notes and timesheet

By Steve Wittich After struggling to find grip yesterday afternoon, it appears that a few teams figured out how to cure that situation. Alexander Rossi led his second straight practice session on the 1.968-mile, 11-turn Long Beach street course with a quick lap of 66.611 seconds. That was almost a full two seconds quicker than...

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Alexander Rossi to Suit Up with Military to Motorsports for Phoenix Grand Prix

INDIANAPOLIS (March 27, 2018) – Red, white and blue will paint patriotism on the No. 27 car of Alexander Rossi for the upcoming Phoenix Grand Prix at ISM Raceway as MilitaryToMotorsports.com returns as primary sponsor for the 250-lap race. Military to Motorsports will use the first oval race of the Verizon IndyCar Series season to […]

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Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg – Monday – final-final – 5,500 more words on an epic opening weekend of IndyCar and MRTI action

By Tony DiZinno, Patrick Stephan and Steve Wittich Phew, that season opener sure gave us a lot to talk about after the race had ended. And, there were a number topics we didn’t even cover. How the UAK18 performed – well. Who were the pleasant surprises – Robert Wickens and Schmidt Peterson Motorsports. Who had...

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TSO’s 2018 preview of Andretti Autosport

By Tony DiZinno, Patrick Stephan, and Steve Wittich Location: Indianapolis, Ind. Team Owner: Michael Andretti President: J-F Thormann Chief Operating Officer: Rob Edwards Engine Manufacturer: Honda First Indy car start: 2003 Toyota Indy 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Fla Indy car wins: 57 First Indy car win: 2003 Purex Dial Indy 200 at Phoenix...

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