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Qualifying Report: Verizon IndyCar Series

DXC TECHNOLOGY 600 QUALIFYING REPORT 06.08.18 With the starting grid set, the field of 22 will race under the lights Saturday for 248 laps at Texas Motor Speedway. Live coverage of the DXC Technology 600 will be available on NBC Sports Network beginning at 8 p.m. ET. No. 27 NAPA AUTO PARTS HONDA STARTING POSITON: […]

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Indianapolis 500 – 2018 – Thursday, Media Day – 8:15 a.m. – Open, more from Hinch and Pippa, and Tuesday and Wednesday wrap

By Tony DiZinno Tuesday and Wednesday did not feature any on-track activity at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. But the field of 33 drivers and their crews competing in the 102nd Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil were still plenty busy. Here’s Thursday’s on-track schedule: 9:30-10 a.m. Indy Lights Practice 1 11-11:30 a.m.  Indy Lights...

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Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama – Barber Motorsports Park – Monday – Good morning!!

By Tony DiZinno and Steve Wittich Good morning from a sunny Barber Motorsports Park where the Verizon IndyCar Series returns for a second try at getting Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama completed. In a generous gesture, Barber Motorsports Park will be opening the facility for free for fans to watch the conclusion of the...

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Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama – Barber Motorsports Park – Saturday 3pm – Pre-qualifying IndyCar notes, MRTI Saturday recaps

By Tony DiZinno and Steve Wittich Verizon IndyCar Series qualifying is underway from Barber Motorsports Park for what promises to be an important session. Meanwhile, here are other notes from the paddock as well as a recap of today’s Mazda Road to Indy presented by Cooper Tires sessions. — King’s car fixed for qualifying After...

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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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