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Andretti Autosport Qualifying Report: NTT IndyCar Series

NTT INDYCAR SERIES ACURA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH QUALIFYING REPORT 04.13.2019 Alexander Rossi took Long Beach Qualifying by storm capturing a fifth career pole position in a final fast lap. The quartet of Andretti cars have all shown competitive pace throughout the weekend as the team chases a 200th victory. Sunday brings a morning […]

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News from INDYCAR: Rossi repeats as NTT P1 Award winner at Long Beach

Rossi repeats as NTT P1 Award winner at Long Beach LONG BEACH, California (Saturday, April 13, 2019) – Now that he’s repeated as the NTT P1 Award winner at the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, Alexander Rossi is looking to echo the 2018 race results. The driver of the No. 27 NAPA AUTO PARTS...

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News from INDYCAR: Newgarden leads Team Penske sweep in Texas qualifying

Newgarden leads Team Penske sweep in Texas qualifying FORT WORTH, Texas (Friday, June 8, 2018) – Team Penske continued its dominance at Texas Motor Speedway, sweeping the top three spots in qualifications for the DXC Technology 600. Josef Newgarden, the reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion, was the fastest qualifier and earned the Verizon P1 Award […]

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CHEVY INDYCAR AT TEXAS: Josef Newgarden puts Chevy on Pole at Texas

CHEVROLET RACING IN THE VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES DXC TECHNOLOGY 600 TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY TEAM CHEVY POST QUALIFYING DRIVER QUOTES JUNE 8, 2018   Josef Newgarden Puts Chevy Power on the Pole at Texas Fourth Texas Pole for Bowtie Brand Since 2012 Return to Verizon IndyCar Series Competition   FT WORTH – June 8, 2018) – […]

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NEWGARDEN TAKES U.S. CONCRETE QUALIFYING DAY POLE FOR SATURDAY NIGHT’S DXC TECHNOLOGY 600

NEWGARDEN EARNS DXC TECHNOLOGY 600 INDYCAR POLE, LEADS TEAM PENSKE TO TOP-THREE QUALIFYING SWEEP   FORT WORTH, Texas (June 8, 2018) – Josef Newgarden paced Team Penske to a top-three sweep during Friday’s U.S. Concrete Qualifying Day for the DXC Technology 600 at Texas Motor Speedway. Newgarden, the reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion, earned the […]

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ISM Raceway in Phoenix -Saturday – 9:45am – final Friday notes and good morning.

By Steve Wittich Good morning from ISM Raceway, where it looks like it’s going to be a beautiful day. The Verizon IndyCar Series garages aren’t yet open, but the tire dragger is currently on track working on a second groove. Here is today’s schedule: TIME EVENT 11am Gates Open Noon USAC .25 Midget Races –...

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ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway – Saturday – Qualifying – Notes and results – 3:05pm

By Steve Wittich Qualifying for the ABC Supply 500 began under sunny skies. The air temperature was 76F, and the track temperature was 115F. Scott Dixon had the misfortune of being the first driver out for qualifying, and despite not being happy with his lap will start inside the top 10 in ninth. Will Power...

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Dixon, Honda Storm To Indianapolis 500 Pole

Dixon, Honda Storm to Indianapolis 500 Pole Scott Dixon to lead the field to the start of the 101st Indianapolis 500 Honda drivers claim four of the top five starting positions, seven of top 10 Tenth Honda pole in 17 “500s”   SPEEDWAY, Ind., (May 21, 2017) – In a thrilling conclusion today to qualifying […]

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Dixon captures Indy 500 pole with fastest speed average in 21 years

Dixon captures Indy 500 pole with fastest speed average in 21 years INDIANAPOLIS (Sunday, May 21, 2017) – Scott Dixon thrilled Indianapolis 500 qualifying fans like they haven’t been in more than two decades, capturing the pole position for the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil with the fastest average speed since 1996. […]

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Helio Castroneves Team Penske Long Beach Pole Winning Notes

HELIO CASTRONEVES No. 3 AUTO CLUB OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA    TOYOTA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH April 16, 2016 WINNING POLE NOTES Today marks Helio Castroneves’ third career Verizon P1 Pole Award at Long Beach. His first pole came in 2001 and he won the pole here last year as well Castroneves now has 47 Verizon […]

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