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Part 1 of a conversation with Jay Frye, INDYCAR President of Competition and Operations – more about the Wickens’ crash

By Steve Wittich TSO (along with a few other media outlets) were given a chance to catch up with Jay Frye, INDYCAR President of Competition and Operations on a rainy Friday morning. It was a wide-ranging conversation, so we are going to break it up into to parts. The first part will deal with the […]

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Medical Update #5 on Robert Wickens from INDYCAR and Schmidt Peterson Motorsports

ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania (Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018) – Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver Robert Wickens underwent surgery Monday, Aug. 20 at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest to stabilize a thoracic spinal fracture associated with a spinal cord injury sustained during the INDYCAR event at Pocono Raceway on Sunday, Aug. 19. Titanium rods and screws were placed […]

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ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway – Saturday – 12:22 PM – practice #1 notes and results – tow and no-tow speeds – qualifying order

By Steve Wittich Zach Veach, who was one of five drivers to test at Pocono Raceway last week led his first Verizon IndyCar Series practice session in preparation for the ABC Supply 500. After the session, the Andretti Autosport rookie credited testing at Pocono Raceway last week for allowing him to get comfortable right away....

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ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway – Saturday – 9:57 AM – good morning – weather – schedule – social report – Andretti extends

Good morning from Pocono Raceway. Practice gets underway in a little over ½ an hour. Don’t forget about the Pocono Raceway social media channels. Twitter  – Instagram  – Facebook The hashtags in play this weekend are #ABCSupply500 and #IndyCar. Today’s schedule for the ABC Supply 500 is as follows: TIME EVENT 8 AM Gates Open...

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ABC Supply 500 from Pocono Raceway – 2018 – Steve’s Preview

By Steve Wittich The 2018 ABC Supply 500 is the silver anniversary Indy car race at the 2.5-mile Pocono Raceway “oval.” The one-time spinach farm (more on that tomorrow) that initially had a five year exclusive on USAC 500-mile races in a 13 state held the track’s first event on Independence Day weekend in 1971....

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Pocono Raceway Announces 2018 ABC Supply 500 Verizon IndyCar Series Weekend Dates

Pocono Raceway Announces 2018 ABC Supply 500 Verizon IndyCar Series Weekend Dates LONG POND, Pa. (September 28, 2017) – Pocono Raceway will host the 2018 ABC Supply 500 race weekend from August 18-19. It will mark the 25th INDYCAR race held ‘The Tricky Triangle’ and the sixth-consecutive year in which the Verizon IndyCar Series has […]

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ABC Supply 500 from Pocono Raceway – Sunday – Hunter-Reay cleared to drive – more info on the crash

By Steve Wittich Ryan Hunter-Reay has been cleared to drive in today’s ABC Supply 500. Here is the statement from INDYCAR. Medical update on driver Ryan Hunter-Reay LONG POND, Pennsylvania (Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017) – Andretti Autosport driver Ryan Hunter-Reay was re-evaluated by INDYCAR Medical Director Dr. Geoffrey Billows this morning after sustaining injuries to...

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Sato, Honda Claim Pocono Pole

Sato, Honda Claim Pocono Pole • Seventh career pole for Sato, second pole of 2017 • Honda drivers take seven of top 10 starting positions • Second 500-mile race of the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series LONG POND, Pa. (Aug. 19, 2017) – Indianapolis 500 champion Takuma Sato completed a dramatic day of Verizon IndyCar Series...

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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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ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway – Saturday – Close- 8:25pm – RHR update and more

By Steve Wittich RHR Update We’re still waiting for official word on what Ryan Hunter-Reay’s status is, but the Andretti Autosport crew is busy preparing the No. 28 DHL Honda. There have been reports that Hunter-Reay had been released from the hospital earlier this evening, but TSO can confirm that, at least as of a...

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